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Senior Consultant, Cyber Security (Strategy, Governance & Risk), Technology Consulting

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Oct 15, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
KPMG China provides multidisciplinary services from audit and tax to advisory, with a strong focus on serving our clients' needs and their industries. Not only do we have an overriding commitment to provide the highest quality services for our clients, but we also strive to become a responsible corporate citizen that has a positive impact on our environment and community. At KPMG, you'll translate insights into action and reveal opportunities for all-our teams, our clients and our world.

Service Line Overview

At KPMG's Consulting practice, we do not limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. We deliver both. Our Hong Kong division is the fastest growing within KPMG China and represents a young and enthusiastic team that always pushes for success. Since our inception, we have acquired in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad range of sectors and services.

We are seeking Cybersecurity Strategy, Governance & Risk specialist to join our Technology Consulting practice. This role focuses on managing topical cyber security issues for our clients by helping them in identifying cyber security risks within the organization and defining strategy as well as designing controls to address the risk.

Cyber team members regularly interact with C-Suite clients, such as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and their direct reports. Hence, a client centric mind-set, understanding of IT within a Business context, and well-developed communication skills are desirable.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support Cybersecurity engagements across the full set of capabilities at KPMG, including security strategy, policy and architecture, information privacy and governance, certification and compliance, business and technology resilience and security testing.
  • Deliver Cybersecurity Maturity Assessments and Cybersecurity Control Gap Remediation (covering the design and implementation of controls to address the people, process and technology risks) projects.
  • Perform Cybersecurity Maturity Assessments by assessing cyber risk factors across 6 functional domains -Leadership & Governance, Human Factors, Information Risk Management, Business Continuity, Technology & Operations, Legal & Compliance.
  • Assess the IT architecture -application, database, operating system, hardware platforms (including web and mobile) and network infrastructure -for vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks.
  • Communicate technical issues in business terms and deliver value using a pragmatic approach to the technical components of Cybersecurity.
  • Design and implement processes for Identity & Access Controls, Cyber Incident Management, Intrusion Detection, Threat Intelligence, Cyber Data Analytics, Security Monitoring, etc.
  • Assist in continuously enhancing the existing cyber assessment methodologies.
  • Develop marketing and training materials to help develop staff awareness within the company and communicate KPMG's capabilities to clients.
  • Remain up-to-date on the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities and regulatory requirements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with existing and prospective clients, and develop / improve your network of business contacts.
  • Assist with scoping prospective engagements and developing proposals.
Experience & Background
  • Professionally qualified preferred (e.g. CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, PMP or other relevant qualifications)
  • Any degree in technology, engineering, or business studies with information systems major/minor from an accredited college / university along with deep interest in technology risk, security and IT governance will be considered
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives
  • Strong client services orientation and accustomed to taking an active role in executing client engagements
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to develop thought leadership publications
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience for Senior Consultant. Candidates with less experience (fresh graduates to 2 years of relevant experience) will be considered for Consultant
  • Prior consulting experience in information security preferred, ideally within a professional services environment or internal consultancy function delivering cyber security related services
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise technologies, especially networking principles and internet-based technologies, with self-motivated learning ability
  • Strong knowledge of internet application security, including common internet application vulnerabilities and network architecture to support internet applications
  • Strong knowledge base in operations, enterprise networking, operating systems and database security evaluation and architecture
  • Knowledge of IT security vendor products is an advantage
  • Experience in financial services is preferred
About KPMG

At KPMG China, we are committed to being an equal opportunity employer, with zero tolerance for any form of discrimination against any persons. It is important for us to create an inclusive, diverse and agile workplace for our people to develop and thrive at both a personal and

professional level.

We strive to make ESG (environmental, social and governance) a watermark running through our organisation; from empowering our people to become agents of positive change, to providing better solutions and services to our clients to help them achieve their ESG goals. View Our Impact Plan to learn more about our ESG commitments and progress across four key pillars - Governance, People, Planet and Prosperity - and how we make a positive impact on our people, environment and society.

We encourage you to come as you are, and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply, and hope you unlock opportunities with us. Visit KPMG China website for more company information.

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