Operational Resilience Consultant - Financial Services

London, United Kingdom

PA Consulting

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. Our clients adapt and transform, and…

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About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job Description

What lies ahead in your career?

We're seeking an exceptional Operational Resilience/TPRM consultant to join our Digital Trust and Cyber Security Team. PA's Operational Resilience team assists clients in crafting and establishing robust businesses, safeguarding their reputation, addressing regulatory demands, and upholding their competitive edge.

You will have opportunity to:

  • Analyse end-to-end operations for business resilience.
  • You will work with a broader approach, moving beyond traditional business continuity management in today's organisations.
  • Your role will involve critically assessing resilience in all vulnerable areas of the organization.
  • We are seeking adaptable consultants who can handle diverse resilience elements, including third parties, people, security, and vital IT functions.
  • Your work will be grounded in the fundamentals of risk management, which are essential for navigating the intricacies of modern business.
  • You will play a part in shaping and developing PA's Operational Resilience team.
  • This role offers a chance to contribute to thought leadership and create assets that enhance the team's capabilities.

Please note: We like to recruit lots of great people into this role, across all ranks. You will see this advertised year-round and will be individually reviewed by our recruiting team who will reach out to you dependant on your suitability at this time or in the future



We are looking for consultants with the multi-disciplinary outlook to deliver our view of what makes a business resilient. Specifically, we are seeking. 

  • An ambitious consultant who has a passion for designing resilience businesses and building a more robust economy 
  • Someone self-motivated with an unwavering sense of pride in their work and a clear record of success 
  • Stakeholder management skills, capable of managing interactions across the business 
  • Knowledge of the operations of an information technology department and the importance it plays to successful business operations. A confidence and interest in where IT can make a business vulnerable is must 
  • Technical experience (typically three years +) in many of the following is essential (including regulatory requirements): Operational Resilience, Business Continuity, Third Party Risk Management, OCIR, Crisis Management, IT Service Management, IT continuity, Security, Risk Management, Supply Chain Resilience, Disaster Recovery
  • Familiarity with IT service models such as COBIT and ITIL would be beneficial 
  • Experience of relevant international standards for resilience, risk management, information security and service continuity 
  • Certification to relevant industry bodies such as; BCI, DRI, CISSP, IRM would be desirable 
  • Familiarity with Financial Services Regulation and a financial services background, but recognising that resilience principles apply across sector 

We know the skill-gap and ‘somewhat need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.

Apply today by completing our online application



Additional Information

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here.

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • Health and lifestyle perks accompanying private healthcare for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve) with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • PA share ownership
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

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Category: Consulting Jobs

Tags: CISSP COBIT ITIL Risk management

Perks/benefits: Flex hours Health care Parental leave Salary bonus

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom

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