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Cyber Risk Services Lead, Germany

Location: Munich, Germany
Date Posted: Nov 2, 2023

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Cyber Risk Services Lead, Germany

We have offices in several German cities and are open to base.

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.8,000+ staff and over 70 offices worldwide. A&M has consistently grown over the last decade from a best in class Restructuring boutique to one of the largest and most impactful independent global professional services firms in the world. We bring a wide range of operational, financial and performance improvement services to leading global private equity houses, their portfolio companies and multinational corporations.

The Team

A&M’s Global Disputes & Investigations (DI) practice is a leading provider of Cyber Risk Services, Forensic Technology, Forensic Accounting & Investigations, Dispute Advisory, Economic Consulting, and Privacy & Data Compliance services. We have an established reputation for high quality work in a non-Audit environment and our approach is characterised by a high level of objectivity, diligence and intensive analysis.

The Role

As cyber-attacks become ever more sophisticated, there is an increasing requirement for skilled cyber professionals to assist businesses. Our Cyber team is growing globally and is successfully generating work at a rapid pace.  As a result, we are now seeking a talented SME to lead our Cyber offering in Germany. A&M is one of the fastest growing Advisory firms in EMEA and the successful appointee will play a key part in both client project delivery and business development. 

A&M provide Cyber Advisory services to determine the current state of cyber security maturity and identify potential security gaps. Your responsibilities will include establishing Cyber-led change programmes that address business critical issues, continuing to build the profile and reputation of A&M as a strategic cyber advisory and programme delivery partner to leading businesses and, developing and executing specific strategies focused on target clients and distinctive go-to-market propositions.

  • Executing the vision for the growth of the Cyber practice including building and leading a small team.
  • Building a robust yet flexible plan to generate deal flow and develop a sustainable business.
  • Selling and delivering advisory assignments in addition to interim assignments.

Projects may include:

  • Analysing cyber security posture and design remediation plans
  • Cyber due diligence in support of mergers and acquisitions
  • Cyber risk evaluation, road map definition and execution
  • Cyber incident response, containment and remediation plans
  • Defining cyber security operating model, organization and skills
  • Acting in an Advisory role in the execution of all or some components of a security program (including technical, organizational and process aspects)
  • Taking interim management positions for example (and depending on experience) CISO, CTO, Program Manager etc.

The Requirements

The successful appointee will reflect the operational distinctiveness that is A&M; a business savvy, outcome focused business entrepreneur who is driven to make an impact, determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo. You will have market leading strategic insight into the power and role of Cyber security in business, deep functional knowledge and insight, a blend of operational and commercial skills and an entrepreneurial approach. You will possess a network across Germany and with business leaders more broadly, work as a trusted advisor on how businesses can most effectively improve the returns on their investments in Cyber.

You will have:

  • Senior level track record in Cyber Advisory in a leading Strategy, Big 4 consultancy or an Advisory firm
  • Proven Cyber expertise and knowledge – experience in understanding, quantifying and managing cyber risks, assessing and stress testing defences, delivering robust and proactive resilience plans, preparing and presenting Cyber due diligence reports, post-merger integration (PMI) and 100-day planning
  • Well-developed stakeholder management skills including addressing complex cyber risks and issues and managing key client relationships and expectations
  • Clear ability to deliver the latest thinking and work within multi-disciplinary teams delivering projects using a variety of methodologies
  • A consulting toolkit including how to frame a business issue, judiciously find and use internal and external data to test hypotheses and draw conclusions, business model using Excel, structure and write PowerPoint and Word presentations and reports
  • A strong academic record that could include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Fluent German and English are essential.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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