Director of Consulting - Cyber

Director of Consulting - Cyber

Category: Leadership and Management Roles
City: Reading, England - South East, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0521-3021
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Location: Surrey, Reading, Chippenham, Bristol or Gloucester

Be part of something exciting - join CGI as we embark on a journey to grow CGI’s presence across Cyber Security within the UK. This represents an opportunity to help shape and build a key domain within CGI as part of an ambitious plan of continued, accelerated growth - supporting delivery, member and client engagement.

If you’re always one step ahead of the digital game, with a fine-tuned sensitivity to systems and cyber risk, and a deep understanding of threat motivation, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Director within our Cyber Security Practice you will be a leader with a primary goal of driving business growth across the UK. As well as shaping the business, the successful candidate will aid capability build-out by working with cyber delivery colleagues and engaging with client.

A key component will be developing and maintaining proactive client development strategies, leading a team to achieve targeted revenue and profitability and ensuring that sales pipeline and financial forecasts are up to date and accurate.

The successful candidate will further look to establish and build relationships and work to gain a thorough understanding of the clients’ business and the markets they operate in, seeking out and identifying new opportunities for CGI. This could include responding to RFIs/RFPs - ensuring at all times that CGI’s USP’s are brought to life in a manner that both excites and delights.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

A demonstrable track record in the business growth and delivery of Cyber Solutions and Consulting projects. Candidates must offer in-depth knowledge across a range of Cyber Solutions – cyber advisory and consulting, technical implementations, pen testing, as well as operational managed security services.

Other competencies in business development, project/programme management, account management and/or IT operational & delivery management are highly sought.

The achievement of significant growth within strategic accounts is key, an individual strong on networking, prospecting and lead/pipeline generation. The Director should be able to deal at C-suite level in client organisations and adept at creating client development plans.

Finally a good handle on the financial aspects of deals, and commercial negotiations are also important.

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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