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Cyber Reporting and Analytics Consultant - IT Strategist

£575 Per Day
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Cyber Reporting and Analytics Consultant - IT Strategist 6 Months £575 Per Day (inside IR35) HybridMy client, a leading Insurance company, are looking for a senior Cyber Reporting and Analytics Consultant - IT Strategist. A technically competent individual who is a proactive self-starter who can develop and maintain effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders, the wider team from across the organisation and varying levels of seniority.This is a 6-month contract paying up to £575 Per Day (inside IR35).Job Description:

  • Reporting to the head of Strategy and Planning, serving as the reporting and analytics lead for the ITRS group; accountable for all ITRS-related metrics data across IT and to the executive level.
  • Develops a reporting schedule to provide an overview of ITRS value and performance.
  • Manages the development and presentation of security related reporting, to identify and collect metric data for regularly published KPI reports and IT scorecards.
  • Analyses data to identify trends and provide internal stakeholders with valuable insights they can use to improve operational and businesses practices.
  • Facilitates performance reviews for service areas to benchmark against defined Cyber metrics.
  • Drafts board-level management analytic and trending reports.
  • Collaborates with 2nd LoD on security reporting activities and schedules.
  • Assists in the definition of IT scorecard metrics (KPIs, KCIs, KRIs) for the ITRS tower.
  • Evaluates existing reports and implements continuous feedback and assurance processes to improve data integrity and quality.
  • Gathers key reporting requirements from Business Information Security Officers and produces metrics relevant to specific MR entities.
  • Performs statistical analysis to predict trend in cyber security data.
  • Configures and uses platforms such as PowerBI to showcase cyber analytics.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of being accountable for Reporting and Analytics preferably in a Cyber Security context.
  • Very good knowledge of complex IT organisations and experience with security-relevant topics, security metrics and a related knowledge of the market.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience with data visualisation platforms such as PoweBI/Tableau.
  • Active and effective communicator with peers and senior management at board level.
  • Developing data reporting and insights to enable management decisions.
  • Customer orientation, strong negotiating, and problem-solving skills.
  • Technical and functional aptitude to shape and lead initiatives.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and able to establish and manage expectations.
  • Initiative, creativity, and an open mind for innovation.
  • Good knowledge of security standards (e.g., ISO 2700x, ISF's SoGP, NIST) and other frameworks.
  • Attention to detail.


  • Batchelors degree (in IT Preferably)
  • CISSP (preffered)

Key Competencies:Team Orientation

  • Work cooperatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member.
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively, though the creation of reports, presentations or verbally.
  • Uses tools and techniques to visualise data in easy-to-understand formats, such as diagrams and graphs.
  • Get things done well and the ability to set and meet challenging goals, create own measures of excellence, and constantly seek ways of improving performance.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and data science.
  • Modelling skills, ideally through use of SQL and MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience with PowerBI configuration.
Customer focus
  • Recognised as a strong functional expert for Cyber reporting and analytics within IT and across the business.
  • Broad knowledge of the organisation, products, and processes.
Commercial/business awareness
  • The capacity to understand the business opportunities and priorities of the ITRS organisation and constantly seek methods to ensure that the organisation continues to be business-like and continues to meet exacting standards.What you need to do now:If you or anyone that you know would consider this role, or a new challenge moving forward, please send me an updated CV and I will reach out right away.For more information about the role, or for a confidential discussion about what you're looking for, please contact me on the details below.

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  • Job Reference: 705443036-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £575 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent