I specialise within the network security market, focusing on SIEM, Next-Gen Firewalls, IDS, SOC and IR skills. I excel in placing senior security engineers, professional services and pre-sales consultants within my given niche. I strive to build long-term, fruitful relationships with varied MSSPs, vendors and consultancies, working with hiring managers and internal recruitment teams.
Managing Consultant - Pen Testing
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Managing Consultant - Pen Testing
An outstanding opportunity for a proven Managing / Lead Consultant to help grow, build and drive a Pen Testing & Forensics focused Pro Services team in Sweden!
Job DescriptionManaging Consultant - Penetration Testing & Forensics
Sweden - Various Locations / WFH
My client is becoming a key name with IT Security consulting, MSS's and professional services and in line with their growth strategy they are now seeking a Managing consulting to head up their Nordic based Penetration Testing & Forensics Practice. This is an outstanding opportunity to help shape and drive a professional services silo in a growing market place.
Within this role, you will
" Build and manage a functional team of Penetration Testing & Forensics Consultants.
" Develop and maintain a set of service propositions and offerings.
" Deliver against a balanced scorecard of financial targets.
As a Managing Consultant you will be accountable for:
" Lead and manage the Nordics Penetration Testing and Forensics team effectively: recognize, develop, motivate, and engage individuals and the team.
" Recruit, develop and retain talented staff.
" Conduct regular one-to-ones, run annual performance reviews, set challenging and achievable objectives supported by appropriate KPIs.
" Management of sub-contractors.
" Ensure projects achieve target margins, meet customer needs and maintain competitive pricing.
" Manage the utilisation and costs of consultants to meet the target financial contribution.
" Ensure appropriate coverage and forward resource capacity planning for Professional Services engagements in the short and medium term to maximise on resource utilisation and revenue recognition.
" Ensure accurate scoping of penetration testing and forensics projects.
" Collaborate with resource management team on project initiation, closedown and billing, driving timely recognition of revenue.
" Develop and maintain innovative consultancy propositions and packaged offerings.
" Work with our product management and marketing teams to develop and maintain a library of sales collateral.
" Collaborate with the PS Management team to incorporate penetration testing and forensics capabilities into cross practice service offerings.
" Keep abreast of market trends and needs, developing and aligning the Penetration Testing and Forensics portfolio to address and meet demand.
" Actively participate in pre-sales positioning of the Penetration Testing and Forensics portfolio, customer meetings and workshops.
" Understand our customers' strategic needs and develop business opportunities in line with these.
" Work with sales team to ensure appropriate actions are taken to support the achievement of Penetration Testing and Forensics consulting targets.
Ideally, suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate & articulate the following skills & working knowledge:
" A deep knowledge of hacking, penetration testing and forensics techniques, methodologies and tools.
" Excellent report writing skills coupled with an acute attention to detail.
" Must have a strong background of managing teams within a Professional Services environment.
" Must be a strong and capable leader, with well-developed management experience having led consultancy and Professional Services teams of at least 10 staff in the past.
" Must demonstrate the capability to manage a Professional Services business, delivering against key fiscal metrics including Gross Profit.
" Must be able to communicate at all levels, internally and externally, on both technical and non-technical matters.
" Must be self-motivated and committed to working within a team environment; able to lead from the front with a bias for action.
" Must be able to set, monitor and achieve goals and objectives, both for the team and individuals.
" Must be able to organise and plan in a logical manner when under pressure.
" Must be able to communicate in a confident and well-presented manner.
To find out more about this opportunity or even about opportunities to join this team as a technical consultant, please apply now!
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