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Senior Consultant - Cyber Security

Location:  Auckland
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  31-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1202685

Mā te kahukura ka rere te manu I With wings a bird will fly 


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.  

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world. 



Kei a koe te mana I The choice is yours

As a Senior Consultant, you will be Joining New Zealand’s fastest growing Cyber practice, this is an opportunity to work in a team that put people at its heart, whilst contributing to making NZ Cyber safe. Cyber Security is now a critical business focus and our clients are overwhelmingly turning to EY for help and guidance on how to protect their assets, minimise business disruption and improve their overall cyber risk capability.

  • you will partner with leading organisations in the public and private sector and translate uncertainty into confidence.
  • You will help clients improve their cybersecurity in a wide variety of ways, from assessing cyber capability and advising on strategy and technology, to designing and building transformation programs and specific security solutions, to implementing and also managing security solutions, often alongside selected market leading vendors.


Ō Pūmanawa I What we’re looking for 

On day one you will need to have established knowledge and skills in key Information Security domains and an understanding of relevant industry security standards (ISO 27001-2, PCI DSS, NIST CSF or ITIL). Ideally you will also have advisory and/or implementation experience in at least one of the following information Security domains:

  • Cyber Strategy & Architecture,
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Cyber Detection & Response
  • Cyber Threat Exposure Management
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Data Protection
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Privacy
  • Cyber Resilience or
  • Breach Support.


This will be complimented by:

  • Demonstrated experience in successful delivery in a project-based environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication abilities both written and verbal.

  • An inquisitive mindset, agility and a commitment to quality outcomes in a high-performance team.

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint


Bonus points if you also have:

  • Hold cyber certification(s).

  • A tertiary qualification in Information Technology.


Kuhu mai ki a EY I Come, be a part of EY


Apply now… we’re over 1,000 perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand and we’re ready to welcome yours.  

 At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +64 9 300 7044 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential. 


Whāia te iti kahurangi I The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 



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