Risk Advisory Academy – Cyber & Technology Risk – IT Audit Graduate Programme (2020)

  • 20 Woodlands Dr, The Woodlands, Woodmead, 2128, South Africa
  • Contract

Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

About the Division 

The value that Deloitte Risk Advisory Africa creates for organisations is synonymous with operational excellence. Our five business areas work in unison to provide integrated solutions unique to the organisational requirements of any business.   

Technology Assurance & Advisory assists organisations in building value, by taking a Risk-Intelligent approach to managing financial, technology and business risks.  We leverage our global network and in-depth industry knowledge, so as to assist organisations in mitigating the risks associated with internal systems, business processes, projects, applications, data and third-party reliance.  

Job Description

The Risk Advisory Academy is a performance enhancement programme where young people engage with each other and our leadership, through peer-to-peer and conversation and experiential coaching and mentoring to support the development of critical skills needed in the business environment. You will develop, amongst others: business process design, time management, conflict resolution, emotional resilience, critical thinking and business solutioning. These lifelong skills will certainly enhance future employability and mobility of a new generation of Deloitte professionals.


As a young graduate employed in the Risk Advisory Academy, you will be upskilled to serve clients with distinction so that we continue to be entrenched as the strongest and most valued brand amongst our competitors. Our professionals need to have the acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, balancing long-term projects with the urgency of immediate operational demands. We are committed to establishing and empowering the firm by creating an environment of continuous learning and enriching career opportunities.


The Cyber Technology Risk, IT Audit Graduate Program is structured over a two year contract; if you are interested in learning more, please read through our synopsis below, apply online or contact us for more information.


As part of this program you will gain experience in the form of formal learning and exposure to client engagements. 


What impact will you make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.


What you will do?

Support various engagement teams in delivery of services to clients at their premises. Understand how daily tasks contribute to the priorities of the business. Understand the firm’s purpose & values and explore opportunities whereby you can contribute to making an impact.


Leadership Capabilities

  • Living Our Purpose: Build own understanding of our purpose and values; explore opportunities for impact

  • Talent Development: Demonstrate strong commitment to personal learning and development; act as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent

  • Performance Drive: Understand expectations and demonstrate personal accountability for keeping performance on track

  • Influence: Actively focus on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills

  • Strategic Direction: Understand how your daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business


Behavioural Competencies

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Desire to develop self

  • Client delivery focus

  • Adaptable

  • Focus on quality

  • Problem solving ability

  • Ability to apply Analytical thinking

  • Curious

  • Passionate

  • Energetic

  • Personable

  • Honest

  • Confident

  • Presentable

  • Hard working

  • Self-motivated

  • Willingness to Travel



    *Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.



Qualifications & experience required

If you are currently completing or have completed the following qualifications and have less than 6 consecutive months of work experience, or have no work experience, we would love to hear from you!

BSC Computer Science/Information Systems/Informatics/Industrial/Chemical Engineering Degree or other relevant Technology 3 year degree.

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