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CHECK Team Leader

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Identifi Global Resources

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CHECK Team Leader – Managing/Principal Consultant - £100k

Have you experienced burnout or gotten bored of the same monotonous CHECK engagements?

My client is a boutique security consultancy that prides itself on being led by active consultants who understand the challenges of the role. You would be joining a close-knit team, where company culture, work-life balance and team morale is prioritised over external factors.

You will experience a variety of different engagements, with a 40/60 split in CHECK and Non-Check work.

Day to day responsibilities

We are looking at experienced Penetration testers who can take either join as a Principal or Managing Consultant. As a Principal Consultant you would take a leading role developing the company in terms of scoping, building tools and propositions.

The Managing Consultant will be looked to lead a team of consultants aiding in their development and manging them on engagements.

Company average utilisation is 75% but team leaders and managers often work at a lower percentage due to their wider responsibilities.

  • The Red Team Lead will take responsibility for the Red Team service offering of my client’s business and have significant autonomy and responsibility.

  • You will lead a team of consultants and aid in their development.

  • Delivery of high-quality penetration testing and red-team engagements

  • You play a key role in developing the red team function, including recruiting new consultants and training staff.

  • Act as a technical expert and lead the team on engagements.

  • You will conduct a mixture of government CHECK and private non-CHECK engagements. This will be highly varied on roughly a 40 to 60 split of CHECK to Non-CHECK work.

  • Assisting in proposal writing and scoping

  • Customer management and debriefing

Why this role?

  • Join a business that cares for its staff, that takes employee welfare and burnout seriously and who is lead by experienced consultants who know the reality of the job.

  • Highly varied work, you wont just cover CHECK engagements and will work with a wide variety of different clients.

  • Company average utilisation is 75% and lower for managers and team leads (this role included).

  • Join a company that is growing with significant new contracts and excellent job security.

  • Excellent benefits including: Private Healthcare, 3X salary death in service, 25 days annual holiday (increasing to 30 days after 3 years), matched company pension.

What are we looking for?

  • You will need to be a proven penetration tester with demonstrable experience delivering engagements.

  • Eligible for UK Security clearance.

  • CHECK Team Leader status is required.

  • Experience of mentoring less experienced consultants

  • Great customer facing skills.

For more information or to have a confidential conversation about this opportunity please contact Thom Taylor on or 01908 030131.

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