Cyber Assurance Director/Partner
  • Job title:Cyber Assurance Director/Partner
  • Location:Edinburgh
  • Job Level:Director
  • Business Area:Bus Technology Consulting UKGlasgow
  • Contract Type:Permanent
  • Ref number:AZ00883

Cyber Assurance Director/Partner

Glasgow/Edinburgh- flexible on location

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is "To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day"? If yes, then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you're in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together.

Our motto when it comes to career development is "Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Success".

Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK and the Nordics. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across over 80 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

To get the job that you'll love

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees is what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can not only collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We're looking for someone who wants to join a family of like-minded individuals and be more than just a team member.

Our Cyber Assurance and Data Privacy team support clients with services such as- assessing cyber security control environments, managing and implementing cyber security improvement programmes, assessing client compliance and supporting clients in managing and implementing data privacy improvement programmes.

In addition to working directly with clients, the team also plays a critical role delivering specialist technology assurance services in support of Azets’ Internal Audit and External Audit practices. 

We are looking for a leader to drive the next phase of growth for this team.  Working collaboratively as part of a wider Risk Advisory team to:

  • Grow Cyber Assurance and Data Privacy services across the UK in support of the Risk Advisory growth plan for Internal Audit services.
  • Broaden the Cyber Assurance and Data Privacy services we offer to sectors such as the Financial Services sector and the Commercial sector.
  • Provide leadership in and support the development and growth of the Cyber Assurance and Data Privacy team.

To succeed you will need to have a passion for helping clients understand and address their cyber security exposures, a strong working knowledge of a variety of cyber security standards will be extremely beneficial, as will experience of selling and delivering cyber assurance services in a professional services environment. 

One of the most exciting aspects of this role will be taking charge of a dynamic, talented, and enthusiastic team of cyber specialists, including sponsoring our cyber apprenticeship programme.  A commitment to people, and to developing and retaining talent is therefore a key attribute.  As a senior leader within our firm and within the wider Risk Advisory service line, you will be fully supported by the rest of the leadership team.

A note from the Hiring Manager

"“This is an exciting opportunity to take charge of a team which not only has a fantastic track record of delivering advisory work to an array of interesting and high profile clients, but which is also playing a critical and central role to the success of the whole Azets business.”"

What's in it for you?

  •   33 days annual leave (30 for Students with study package and 38 for Partners) inc. bank holidays
  •   Birthday Day off
  •   Lead Incentive Scheme (applicable to up to and including Associate Director level)
           -We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio.
  •   Private Medical Cover (applicable to Director/Partner level)
  •   Enhanced Parental + Family leave - We want Azets to be a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 3 months, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks  (both subject to eligibility) and our Adoption Leave policy follows the same arrangements.
  •   Flexible Working - Azets understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  •   Life Assurance - 4 times salary
  •   Employee Referral Bonus
  •   Employee Benefits Portal
  •   Access to YuLife
  •   Pension
  •   Paid sick leave
  •   Career Coaching
  •   Cycle to work scheme
  •   Employee assistance program - For you and your family.
  •   Dress for your day
  •   Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities and Study Support

Our values are our motivation

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business, we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

Why join the Azets family?

The relationship that we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both our and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps us to grow our own and bring out the very best in people.