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Cyber Security, Strategy Manager (Future Talent Opportunity)

Calgary, AB
Full Time

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Cyber Security practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we're able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

Our team helps business leaders protect and manage their risk related to information regarding technology, people, systems, processes, culture, and physical surroundings. We help clients' understand their current capability and develop a plan to target cyber security investment, helping to respond to actual cyber incidents, and advising on legal issues related to breaches, data privacy, and protection.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

PwC is looking for future talent to join the Calgary Cyber Security practise at the Manager level. Do you have what it takes? If so, apply today! All successful applicants will then be contacted directly.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team of experienced problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution
  • Establishing credibility and relationships with prospective clients by demonstrating technical and industry knowledge and identify opportunities for assistance
  • Liaising with client project teams to set and manage client expectations throughout an engagement
  • Managing the PwC project team and review deliverables to meet with PwC's quality standards within agreed-upon delivery timelines
  • Providing thought leadership and direction for the cyber risk management practice
  • Collaborating with PwC colleagues in other practice areas in support of client needs for cyber risk management services
  • Contributing to the Intellectual Property of the firm by driving the development of toolkits, methodologies and accelerators
  • Drafting proposals, letters of engagement and statements of work
  • Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

  • Requirements:

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • Minimum 5 years experience with developing cyber risk strategies (ideally for clients in the energy or utilities sectors), identifying cyber risks and developing cyber risk registers, developing and maintaining cyber risk management and reporting frameworks, performing cyber threat modelling and business impact analyses
  • Previous experience in any of the following domains is desired:
    -Operational Technology (OT) / Industrial Control Systems (ICS) leading practice frameworks (e.g. ISA) or network architecture / design for OT/ICS
    -Security Operations Centre (SOC) and / or providing incident response leadership
    -Working as part of a project team designing, assessing and recommending security changes to a proposed solution architecture
  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Engineering or Business
  • Technical designations including CISSP, CRISC, CISA
  • Experience with Managing cyber risk using GRC platforms
  • Developing KRIs and determining how to measure and report on KRIs
  • Building target state maturity models based on current state maturity and medium term/long term goals for the client's Information Security (IS) capabilities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent facilitation and delivery skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong business and technical capabilities across a number of security domains but can effectively communicate on current cyber risk issues to senior executives within the context of their business

  • Why you'll love working for PwC!

    A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth.

    We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there's something for everyone.

    Leading benefits for our permanent staff  include:
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
  • Flexible working
  • PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit 
  • Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program 
  • Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
  • Health, wellness and fitness perks
  • Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
  • Adoption/surrogacy benefits
  • Back-up child and elder care support
  • Career defining project work and international experience
  • Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to "Vantage" our digital learning system
  • Award winning programs including "Women in Leadership" and "Enhanced Pursuit Program"
  • A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

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    Travel Requirements

    Up to 20%

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    Government Clearance Required?


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    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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