Senior Managing Director, Data & Technology, Cybersecurity Risk Advisory Services

at Ankura in

Job Description

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

Practice Overview

Ankura’s well-regarded and fast-growing Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice offers a full-service suite of information security and privacy solutions for our clients, regardless of industry or size. We provide proactive advisory services such as maturity and preparedness assessments, incident response planning and testing, and cyber resilience, and also managed security services customized to our clients’ requirements.

The cybersecurity team includes leaders from the intelligence community, including former federal law enforcement, private security firms, and pioneering technology companies. Our experts assess cyber risk and readiness, test and harden clients’ infrastructure, and respond instantly and decisively when threats arise. We regularly advise boards of directors, members of the C-suite, general counsel, outside counsel, IT leaders, and other stakeholders at all stages of any cyber incident.

Role Overview:

As a Senior Managing Director, you will be a key member of the cybersecurity risk advisory services team responsible for developing and implementing go-to-market strategies around revenue growth. The Senior Managing Director will have a focus on creation of business development opportunities and generating revenue for the Practice. The role will be intimately familiar with the practice’s customer support objectives and responsible for designing, managing, and performing cyber risk activities while conveying your results to internal and external customers.

This role is remote, located in the United States.


+ Driving practice-level revenue through new client relationships across industries, with particular focus in cyber risk advisory or data privacy entities. The primary target markets are C-suite executives and leaders within organizations

+ Collaborate with senior practitioners to develop and implement go-to-market strategies related to driving revenue growth

+ Help grow the Cyber Risk Advisory consulting practice and support commercial clients across a variety of industries

+ Actively lead, manage, and provide executive level oversight on projects

+ Utilize professional and personal network to identify new opportunities

+ Participate in externally facing events (conferences, webinars, etc representing Ankura and the Practice to increase market awareness

+ Work collaboratively with others in the practice and elsewhere in the firm on various initiatives.

+ Provide strategic insights to leadership teams regarding market trends, service offerings, and staffing changes.

+ Supervise junior professionals in the performance of the work

+ Participate in business development by building relationships with current and future clients and working with business development professionals

+ Identify sales opportunities and progress from a lead to sold engagement

+ Client service activities (administration and project execution)

+ Effectively communicate with clients regarding existing projects and upselling of additional services

+ Development and presentation of project output to key stakeholders, including Executive and Board Level individuals

+ Participate in the development of standard operating procedures and other practice initiatives

+ Quality review of deliverables and externally facing content

+ Collaborate with practice management to provide input into strategic initiatives


+ Bachelor’s Degree in a business or technology related field

+ 15+ years of experience in the Information Security or Data Privacy arena

+ Proven revenue generation of $4MM to $5MM per year in consulting and/or professional services with significant client engagement experience

+ Obtained CISSP or CISM or CIPT certification(s)

+ Project management and service delivery to clients experience

+ Ability to confidently interact with clients (officers and/or attorneys)

+ Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

+ Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

+ Willing to travel if required and at short notice




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Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to conflict, crisis, performance, risk, strategy, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,800 professionals serving 3,000+ clients across 55 countries who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative Lateral Thinking That Delivers, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivalled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value. For more information, please visit, To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC258853486

Posted On: Apr 25, 2024

Updated On: Jun 16, 2024

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