Line of ServiceInternal Firm ServicesSpecialismIFS – Risk & Quality (R&Q)Management LevelAssociateJob Description & SummaryPwC is driving major change across information and cyber security by building a centralized model to provide security services across the entire member firm network.Mandated at the network level, Network Information Security (NIS) operates outside Information Technology (IT) and is responsible for this major program initiative, from definition of the security strategy to the execution of the global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from local to globally-provided services.Our mission is to identify, control, and reduce the attack surface across the member firm network while increasing our adversaries’ cost of attack.In order to deliver the Cyber Readiness Program, the NIS team is structured into the following Pillars:- Information Security Risk and Compliance (ISRC)- Chief Information Security Office (CISO)- Security Architecture, Engineering, Innovation and Transformation (SAEIT)- Cyber Security Services- Strategy and Alliances- Chief of StaffNIS is building the first global cyber security function at PwC. Our mission protects 223,000 PwC members across 157 member firms worldwide, as well as our global clients.If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS will empower you to do so.The CISO pillar within NIS is responsible for the following services:- Engagement- Governance- Measurement- Service InterfaceIf you love the business side of information security this is the place to be. Within CISO pillar we work closely with member firm stakeholders to understand their business model and roadmap for technology. In turn CISO pillar outline the roadmap for NIS and drive engagement and adoption of central security services in line with the PwC Cyber Readiness program. Management of relationships between NIS and the business is key to delivering the cyber readiness mission. Whether it be integrating solutions, driving operational processes or providing guidance back to NIS to further enhance our strategy, CISO pillar provide the engagement and personal touch to enable NIS to deliver maximum value to the customer, the PwC Network of firms.The CISO Services Team is made up of 4 core areas:- CISO Engagement- NIS Service Interface- CISO Measurement- CISO GovernanceEach of these areas work together to successfully support member firm Information Security Officers (ISOs) and their staffs in the implementation of the PwC Information Security Policy (ISP).Core skills within the CISO Services Team consist of:- Conduct analysis of member firm needs in order to make appropriate decisions for the implementation of NIS global security strategy;- Engage with member firm stakeholders to assess security threats/vulnerabilities and manage business risk;- Facilitate member firm support from Security Architecture, Engineering, Innovation, and Transformation (SAEIT) and Cyber Security Service Management throughout the NIS service lifecycle;- Assess service availability, adoption rates, and maturity to manage risk to business programs and processes;- Govern member firms for compliance with PwC’s Information Security Policy (ISP) and legal/regulatory frameworks; and- Engage with Global IT and Applications to review security controls against ISP.Strategic and Technical Orientation / Job Content:Individuals selected for this role are expected to have both extensive knowledge and managerial know-how related to the following aspects of the CISO pillar skills matrix:- Experience managing multi-function relationships throughout major transformation;- Understanding of security technology;- Experience in a role balanced between business stakeholders and a central service organization;- Navigating a multifaceted, matrix organization; and- Collaborating with multiple stakeholders across functional and technical skillsets.
Range of Impact:- A 1E employee possesses knowledge in a specific subject matter area or technical domain related to the CISO Services function. 1E staff evaluate circumstances and, when appropriate, independently make recommendations to determine the best courses of action to execute strategy, and influence others through interactions with co-workers within the CISO Services team.- Demonstrates some abilities in managing efforts within business engagement and relationship management space.- Contribute positively to a working environment by building solid relationships with team members.- Build and maintain relationships across the network of firms to effectively deliver security activities on behalf of NIS- Executes tasks aligned to CISO pillar with autonomy.Job Objectives and Key Metrics:Responsibilities: – Manage relationships across PwC member firms- Map existing member firm services to NIS service catalogue- Define roadmap for integration of member firm services into NIS shared services- Provide consultancy throughout service integrationMetrics: – Capture metrics aligned to service integration and service adoption- Drive quality of service to our stakeholdersEducation Level:- Required: High school diploma or G.E.D.- Preferred: Undergraduate Degree (e.g., BA, BS) in Information technology or field of study applicable to the role and/or completed certifications involving cybersecurityExperience Level:- 1 – 3 Years’ of progressive professional roles involving information security, IT management and/or major program management.Other Details:An effective CISO pillar candidate will also possess the following skills:- Analytical: Inquisitive nature and intuition regarding what questions to ask, when, and their relative significance.- Technical: Broad understanding of security technology.- Business: High level understanding of PwC’s business model, service offerings, and business operating environment as it pertains to the firm’s threat landscape. Ability to frame threats and exposures in a business context recognized bynon-technical staff and executives.- Domain landscape: Knowledge of assurance and technical security principles- Communication: Ability to leverage business communication skills to inform, persuade, and teach stakeholders across a global network of member firms’ staff and leadership to enable effective information security activities and processesin line with the cyber readiness program
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