Head of Cyber Incident Response. IR, United Kingdom.

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    Chris Holt

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    20 days ago

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    Chris Holt

Head of Cyber Incident Response is needed to join a global consultancy to focus on leading the Incident response capability in the UK.

From my perspective, as a recruitment partner, this is a  particularly interesting and exciting opportunity; not only is the team actively growing, but they have varied, high profile and interesting projects for their team. Globally recognised. This is an opportunity to drive and grow your career and shape those of your team around you.

Given the nature of the role, this individual must be available and happy to travel. The team have experience in helping clients across EMEA / Middle East. The broader team service a global customer base.

The Head of Cyber Incident Response MUST have a blend of technical hands-on, client-facing consultancy and team management/mentorship.

In-depth technical experience is a must; specific experience working with clients in the ‘eye of the storm’ of an incident is essential. APT, active threat hunting, IR triage/planning experience is critical. Just as important is the ability to coordinate the response across multiple client stakeholders, team members and other team members; such as Legal, PR.

Whilst this position will not hold a sales target, it is essential that the Head of Cyber Incident Response is able to manage, scope and identify client-based opportunities. Any previous experience in identifying and generating revenue is obviously valued.

A broad forensic background would be highly desirable also.

An ideal candidate will be CREST CCIR, CCIM certified.

Key attributes should also include; stakeholder engagement, mentoring of team members, a collaborative working style.

Technical experience must include; demonstrable experience within cyber incident response, Forensic, cyber etc.

Additional certifications could / should include GIAC certified (Intrusion analyst, incident handler, forensic handler)


Career development and the opportunity to influence, apply today for more information or call Chris Holt on 07884666351