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Head of Penetration Testing

Location: gloucestershire | Gloucestershire | United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £100000 – £120000
Sector: Security Products & Services

Contact Details

Name: Adu Ansere
Head of Penetration Testing
Are you a penetration testing manager or team lead looking to progress into strategic and technical leadership role?

Would you like the opportunity to manage, grow and lead a UK penetration testing division whilst shaping and growing additional service lines?

I’m currently partnering with a well-established, multi-offering security consultancy who are looking for a lead penetration tester or penetration testing manager to join their team and play a key role in developing their technical service offerings and manage their existing testing team.

The Role
As the head of penetration testing, you will be responsible for:
  • Leading, developing and growing the penetration testing team.
  • Leading and directing the establishment of new service lines.
  • Contribute to internal R&D for and pen test enhancement and enhancing the teams industry reputation.
  • Assisting and support consultants with their professional development and attainment of qualifications.
  • Actively represent the business at national and international industry events
  • Supporting the team’s growth and development from a revenue perspective including presales and account management (no sales targets).
This is a position suited for penetration testing team leaders who wish to manage and develop a team of skilled penetration testers whilst having an impact on the strategic direction of wider service lines.

Desirable Skills
  • Proven experience in a previous role leading technical teams.
  • Experience in a managerial penetration testing role with a strong technical background.
  • Development and/or contribution to new service lines and process improvement
  • Research & Development Experience
  • Experience of managing large scale engagements and customer accounts.
  • Strong personnel management skills.
  • Experience with stakeholder management (internal and external)

If you feel like this position is a good fit and would be interested in finding out more, please get in touch with on 07724 660 087 or reach out via LinkedIn through ‘Adu Ansere’

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