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Manager (Cybersecurity) Transaction Strategy and Execution - EY... Ireland


EY Ireland Ireland

3 months ago

Manager (Cybersecurity) Transaction Strategy and Execution - EY Parthenon

About the job

At EY-Parthenon, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY-Parthenon become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY-Parthenon’s Strategy, Transactions & Execution team is the leading Strategy and Operations business in the EMEA region, providing advice to corporate and private equity firms who intend to acquire, divest or restructure businesses. The team comprises advisors with specialist commercial, operations, IT and deal / transaction experience from industry, advisory and audit backgrounds.

EY-Parthenon’s Irish strategy and M&A transactions focused cybersecurity team is growing, and we are looking for an experienced strategy and... business focused cybersecurity Manager to engage with executive leaders, lead projects and participate in development of our practice both at Irish and European scale.

The opportunity

EY-Parthenon is a leading global strategy consultancy firm committed to bringing unconventional yet pragmatic thinking to deliver actionable strategies for its clients. Globally EY employs over 12000 cybersecurity and risk professionals. Transaction Strategy and Execution (TSE) is a specialized group within EY-Parthenon that provides guidance on strategic planning, M&A transaction, acquisitions, and investments with business and technology focus.

With the growing impact of cybersecurity in today’s digital world, strategic focus and leadership engagement is a must. Therefore, we are looking for a sharp minded individual who understands both risks and opportunities to join us in building the market pioneering cybersecurity strategy practice.

Your Key Responsibilities

You will guide teams in daily operations, coordinate with key stakeholders and will work as the project manager and expert.

You can expect to work with leading private equity companies as well as corporate clients on transactions and strategy projects in exciting activities such as
• conduct and lead cybersecurity due diligence as part of a corporate finance M&A transaction
• support private equity in investments analysis
• provide buy and sell side M&A cybersecurity support
• consider cybersecurity strategy formulation as part of larger strategic transformations
• conduct M&A value creation through cybersecurity (e.g. cybersecurity services streamlining, total costs analysis, risks mitigation plan)
• perform M&A transaction planning and execution (PMI, Carve-outs)
• lead small project teams
• train and guide more junior colleagues in advancing their careers

To qualify for the role, you must have
• 5+ years of experience in a top level consultancy and/or management position in cybersecurity industry
• MSc in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Business and Economics or equivalent
• Highly proficient in both written and spoken English
• A track record of successful project delivery in corporate businesses where you are responsible for managing project team members and vendors
• Experience of conducting and leading security reviews/assessments and delivering results, priorities and/or investment recommendations to executive leadership
• Have deep knowledge of Cyber Security risks, controls and governance within corporate environments and how these supports and can enhance business operations

Ideally, you’ll also have
• Globally recognized certifications such as CISM, CISSP, ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer/Lead Auditor are highly valued but not mandatory
• Understanding of European and global regulatory requirements/directives from cybersecurity perspectives (such as NIST, GDPR, MIFID II)
• Prior M&A transaction experience is a plus

What Does Working At EY-Parthenon Offer

We offer a developing, agile, and international workplace and an opportunity to influence the future of our Irish practice. This role provides an opportunity to excel in a global growth area with skills and expertise beyond traditional cybersecurity work.

As a team we work with executive leaders in meaningful and impactful engagements where cybersecurity is not just an add-on. You will have a key role in development of our practices and how strategic cybersecurity work is defined. You will have a chance to lead and engage in activities that differentiate from typical cybersecurity and technology work.

As an organization, EY-Parthenon is a value-driven organization where team spirit, respect and integrity are key words. In addition to our employees' commitment and expertise, our shared values create success in the market. Our growth has significantly outpaced the market over the last number of years and are looking for new talent to support our continued journey.

To read more about EY-Parthenon; visit

In our team you are part of the wider EY community, which means that we can offer you
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Are you willing to take this next step on your career? Apply now

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