Cyber Security Services Manager Japan

  • Sygnia
  • Japan
  • Papaya Global
About The Position

Cyber Security Services Manager Japan

Tokyo, Full-Time Position

Sygnia is a top-tier cyber technology and services company, providing consulting and incident response support for organizations worldwide, including in Japan. Sygnia works with companies to proactively build their cyber resilience and to respond to and defeat attacks within their networks. It is the trusted advisor and cyber security service provider of IT and security teams, senior managements, and boards of top organizations worldwide, including Fortune 100 companies.

The company draws on top talent from the ranks of elite military technology units and from across the cyber industry, and has some of the world’s top talents in cyber security. Described by Forbes as a “cyber security delta force”, Sygnia applies technological supremacy, digital combat experience, data analytics and a business-driven mindset to cyber security, enabling organizations to excel in the age of cyber.

Recently, Sygnia decided to expand its footprint in Japan through engagements with existing and new clients, including signing a strategic partnership agreement with LAC, and starting the process to hire our first Tokyo-based employee.

Sygnia is now looking for a Cyber Security Services Manager to lead the professional relationship with our partners and clients in Japan throughout the full engagement lifecycle, from project initiation and planning, throughout the ongoing day-to-day management of the consulting team, through to project completion. The successful candidate will have a unique combination of passion for cyber security and incident response, proven experience in project management, and a business-driven approach.  

Main Responsibilities

• Responsible for the interface between Sygnia and its partners in Japan during the pre-sales process, throughout engagements, and for business development activities. 

• Lead Incident Response engagements for clients in Japan, and international subsidiaries of Japanese companies.

• Be part of a of top-tier team of cybersecurity consultants. committing to professional, cutting-edge services to ensure clients’ cyber resilience. 

• Oversee the timely and successful delivery of our global services, in alignment with defined objectives, clients’ needs, and project scope.

• Lead and present status updates to clients and develop reports and briefings for a variety of audience – including technical teams, CISOs, CIOs/CTOs, and executive management. 

• Support building long-term relationships with clients, promoting client retention and continuous satisfaction.  

• Participate in business development and pre-sales activities, oversee project profitability and team utilization, and contribute to internal capability-building efforts, methodologies development, and strategic discussions. 


• B.A/B.Sc. degree in a relevant field. M.A/M.Sc. degree – an advantage.

• Substantial knowledge of cyber security; mainly incident response, risk management, and threat intelligence.

• Multi-cultural attitude, including the ability to collaborate with a diverse, global team. 

• Ability to communicate effectively both in Japanese and English, including effective presentation skills for both technical and business topics.

• Exceptional analytical capabilities, with high proficiency in strategic and abstract thinking, as well as an understanding of and attention to technical details.

• Resourceful, creative and proactive leader, capable of delivering and managing multiple projects under circumstances of uncertainty and complexity.

• Previous experience in consulting, project management, account management, enterprise security and incident response – a significant advantage.

• Information security certification from industry-leading organizations (e.g., CISSP, CISM, C-CISO, GSTRT) – an advantage.

• The position may require up to 10% travel.

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