Risk Advisory - Cyber Risk & Technology - Senior Consultant

  • 27 Somerset Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Deloitte

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 220,000 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.

In South Africa, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Corporate Finance services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business, energy, mining and manufacturing, tourism and the public sector, and we provide powerful business solutions to some of the world's most well-known and respected companies, including more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100.

Our professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities. We understand that our professionals hold interests outside of the workspace and we aim to encourage work/life balance, supporting them in all aspects of their lives.

Our talented professionals and our clients understand the link between a strong learning and development programme and the ability for Deloitte to deliver on its promise of consistent, high-quality service delivery worldwide.

Whatever your age, gender or culture, take your career to the next level with the talents and capabilities you will develop at Deloitte.

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. 

Our 5 areas are as follows:

* Governance Regulatory & Risk – GRR services help organisations protect and enhance value by managing risks and opportunities, addressing compliance and supporting management and board oversight, including internal audit, through out-of-the-box solutions with the view to turning risks into value-creating opportunities.

* Data Analytics – By understanding decision-makers’ roles to maximise analytics value, Deloitte turns everyday information into useful and actionable insights.

* Forensic – Deloitte Forensic professionals are a diverse group with a wide and varied range of proficiencies, comprising forensic accountants, legal and law enforcement specialists, and business intelligence experts, all utilising state-of-the-art forensic technology.

* Cyber & Technology Risk – CTR 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, to assist organisations in mitigating the risks associated with internal systems, business processes, projects, applications, data and third-party reliance.

Cyber Risk Services provides industry-tailored solutions, using demonstrated methodologies and tools in a consistent manner, with the goal of enabling on-going, secure, and reliable operations across the enterprise.

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 establishing an environment of continuous learning and enriching career opportunities.

Job Description

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.

Main Purpose of Job

Supports Engagement Manager in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project. 

Technical Competencies

  • Technical expert in specific area and/or industry
  • Demonstrated project management skill
  • Consulting skills
  • Experience in drafting and presenting to clients
  • Good report writing skills
  • Sound financial knowledge and understanding
  • Business acumen
  • Knowledge and application IT frameworks including Cobit 4/5, SOX, ISAE3402
  • Knowledge of Information security management (ISO 17799 /ISO27000)
  • Business continuity and DR (BS25999/ISO22300)
  • Service management (ITIL)
  • Basic knowledge of TAA "adjacent" services.

 

Specialised Competencies

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:

  • Ability to strategically drive the development and execution of risk assessments and mitigation plans to enhance the client’s ability to identify, evaluate, prioritize, and mitigate risk

  Business Process Assessment and Design:

  • Ability to perform complex business process assessments and design solutions to improve client’s operational efficiency and compliance

 

Internal Controls Assessment and Design:

  • Ability to evaluate internal control design issues, develop mitigation plans, and assess and design internal controls procedures and policies

     

Data Analytics and Technology:

  • Ability to conduct complex business analyses, leveraging a variety of tools and technologies to support project goals and objectives

 

Knows the Business and the Industry:

  • Ability to understand how business functions operate and how industry trends impact a client’s business

     

Knows the Business and the Industry:

  • Ability to understand how business functions operate and how industry trends impact a client’s business

     

Global Mind-set:

  • Ability to apply a global and diverse perspective to problem solving

     

Leads Development and Implementation of Technology and Data Risk Solutions:

  • Ability to develop and execute strategies, architectures, and roadmaps to provide client with need-based, value-adding, and cost-effective technology and data risk solutions

     

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
  • Strong client delivery focus
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
  • Focus on quality and risk
  • Problem solving ability

 

Key Performance Areas

Strategic Impact:

  • Support the Engagement Manager in delivery of engagement / project, in specific area of competency
  • Raise issues with manager as identified in area of focus that may affect the quality of delivery or timelines of the engagement 
  • Identify opportunities for follow-on work and work with management to win the business
  • Assist in development of client presentations / discussion documentation
  • Actively build business relationships that generate leads
  • Gather information to understand broader offerings of Deloitte and seek opportunities for cross-selling
  • Raise solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client

 

Client Impact: External / Internal:

  • Communicate regularly with both Engagement Manager and client to meet deliverable expectations in specific area of expertise
  • Develop productive working relationships with client staff

 

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Proactively identify client needs and problem technical issues that arise and propose resolutions to address these
  • Manage risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies 
  • Consistently review and analyse accuracy and quality of own  deliverables
  • Maintain clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status

 

Development/Growth of Team:

  • Share expertise and knowledge with team members and assist where possible to ensure quality and timeous delivery of work
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Maintain own development and knowledge in specialized area

     

Budgets/Profitability:

  • Maintain quality and timeous delivery as per SLA

 

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Degree Postgraduate qualification (relevant to Service Area / Business Management, etc.) B. Com Honours in Internal Audit / IT Audit/Accounting /Finance
  • B.Com Informatics
  • B.Com Honours IT /Informatics
  • Bachelor of Business Science
  • B.Com Accounting with Honours
  • BSc IT
  • CIA or CISA

 

Preferred

  • 4 years working experience, 3 years in a client-facing role
  • You will have minimum 3 years’ relevant experience of working within an audit/risk or professional services environment with significant financial services exposure
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