Risk Management Consultant

Job Title
Risk Management Consultant
Job ID
Princeton,  NJ 08540
Other Location

Job Summary: Reviewing, creating and implementing a strategy for the deployment of information security technologies, tracking latest IT security innovations and keeping abreast of latest cybersecurity technologies, ensuring business resilience and continuity, communicating with key stakeholders about IT security threats, implementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidents, developing strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations, complying with the latest regulations and compliance requirements

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conducting a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement
  • Running security audits and risk assessments
  • Delivering new security technology approaches and implementing next-generation solutions
  • Ensuring compliance and governance is met
  • Driving change projects and building new IT capabilities
  • Devising strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimize the risk of cyber-attacks
  • Reviewing, analyzing and delivering data information
  • Communicating digital programs and strategy to a range of stakeholders


  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with the latest thinking and new security technologies
  • A passion for technology and security safeguarding with a desire to deliver
  • Thrives on change, showing an impressive ability to drive the IT security strategy forward
  • Analytical mind capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management
  • Strong customer focus – able to meet the demands of internal and external customers
  • Excellent communication skills – providing verbal and written communication that is outstanding to both direct reports and senior management as well as other stakeholders
  • Flexible and adaptable – capable of changing direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands
  • Forms business partnerships that help drive the IT security strategy forward
  • Can make decisions that are well informed and timely
  • Creative thinking – able to look at alternatives and consider new ways of thinking to problem solve
  • Innovation: Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; improves processes, products and services
  • Writing and editing: Demonstrates the competency required to present complex concepts in language accessible to non-technical and non-specialist personnel; must accurately edit the work of others; produces written works of their own or others that is completely mature, grammatically sound and effectively communicates required concepts and directions

Language Skills: Proficient in English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret IT-specific questionnaires and documentation as it relates to functional area. Ability to read and write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts with accuracy and thoroughness; ability to draw valid conclusions. Ability to comprehend and interpret abstract and concrete variables.

Decision-Making: High degree of decision-making responsibility, can operate effectively and in alignment with general guidance without constant referral to senior management.

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university 
  • Eight+ years related experience and/or training in the following:
    • Developing security policy & procedure
  • Desireable to have one or more of the following certifications:
    • CISA
    • CTPRP
    • Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
    • CRISC - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control 
    • CSMP

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