Risk Advisory – Cyber Identity Security – Senior Manager

  • Magwa Cres, Waterval City, Midrand, 2090, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organisation”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.

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.

In a world that is constantly changing, organisations need to adapt quickly to respond to new risks and take advantage of new opportunities. Deloitte's Risk Advisory practice advises organisations on how to effectively mitigate risk and make informed and intelligent risk decisions around business processes, technology and operations.

Click here to read more about our Risk Advisory practice.

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’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realise your full potential.

Job Description

The main purpose of the job is to support the business leadership in the implementation of strategic plans.

Focus on the management and delivery of client engagements, as well as sales and practice development.

Develop high-performing people and teams, leading and supporting them to make an impact that matters, and setting the direction to deliver exceptional client service. 

Specialised Technical Capabilities:

Sets Strategy for and Sustains Implementation of Cyber Strategy Programmes:

·  Ability to lead clients through end to-end design and delivery of targeted, holistic, and sustainable cyber security technology strategy programmes.

   o  Helps client adopt a long-term view of cyber risk management by advising on leading practices to align cyber risk with risk appetite, key industry issues, and strategic business priorities

   o  Owns end-to-end delivery of executive level cyber strategy programs across large and complex accounts

   o  Leverages a strong industry knowledge to advise clients on current and potential changes in regulations, cyber threats, and other key trends

   o  Leads stakeholders in building support and buy-in from Board of Directors to successfully enable and sustain overarching cyber risk strategies

   o  Builds a brand within a chosen domain and industry and is regarded internally and externally as a subject matter expert

   o  Stays current on market trends and regulations, and anticipates risk / opportunities; advises client accordingly

Sales and Business Development:

·  Ability to sell potential and current clients on Deloitte’s services and negotiate profitable transactions for the Firm

·  Manage teams, streams ensuring quality or Technical SME focused on delivery

   o  Understands Deloitte’s services and capabilities and can speak at a high level to how Deloitte can address client needs outside primary area of expertise

   o  Exhibits a talent for sales within domain and recognizes when to involve other Deloitte colleagues in the pursuit process

   o  Uses Deloitte sales tools, such as pricing and revenue management systems, with proficiency

   o  Uses negotiation skills to close opportunities and capture value for Deloitte

   o  Participates and leads aspects of the proposal development process; assembles a pursuit team with the necessary skillset and knowledge needed to prepare sales materials

Technical competencies:

·  Extensive experience in the design, implementation, transformation and resilience of identity and access management solutions.

·  Extensive experience and exposure to identity and access management solutions.

·  Strong exposure to product solutions such as SailPoint, Savyint, CyberArk.

·  Exposure to resolution of issues with password management

·  Experience with remediation of orphan accounts and reconciliation, identity data consistency and synchronization monitoring: reconciliation, adoption

·  Experience with IAM system health and maintenance requirements

·  Experience with IAM support major incident management process and attend production call bridge for major incidents.

·  Experience with IAM product stabilization and enhancement

·  Experience with organizational change management with regard to identity and access management governance and adoption.

·  Solid understanding of compliance regulation e.g., POPIA and/or GDPR

·  Experience with Role Based Access Control

·  Experience and exposure to the following: Privileged Access Management (PAM), Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Privileged User Management (PUM)

·  Experience with major Cloud SP’s (Azure, AWS, Google) and Cloud integration

·  Access Identity Direct experience (MS AD, LDAP)

·  Experience with Role Based Access Governance

·  Experience with the following protocols: SAML (and similar), OpenID, OAUTH, FIDO, etc.

·  Experience with Cloud-based identity management solutions

·  Experience with ISO 27001 and/or other industry accepted security standards

Behavioural Competencies:

·  Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

·  Able deliver multiple engagements on time and within budget

·  Proven ability to make decisions and the right judgement calls in complex projects and situations

·  Creates a culture of trust, ownership and accountability across teams and projects

·  On the job coaching for managers and professional staff and taking accountability for multiple large engagements

·  Manages large engagement / multiple engagement deadlines holistically, identifying risks and escalating

·  Drives continuous improvement

·  Custodian of the business, shaping offerings that we need to proactively take to the market


Minimum qualifications:

Relevant Degree, Honours or post graduate diploma, professional qualifications e.g. BSc, BCom, or B.Ing/Eng or MSc

Desired qualifications:

Advanced certifications, diplomas, professional certifications, advanced degrees in Cyber or information security - examples include:

·  CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

·  CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)


·  SailPoint, Savyint, CyberArk or similar product certifications or suitable hands-on experience is required.


6 years in a client facing role; 4 of these in a management role

10-12 years of progressive experience with role(s) in a professional, consulting services (including boutique security firm), public and/or private sector organisations is required.

Experience in the design, implementation, transformation and resilience of identity and access management solutions

Additional Information

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre. https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du 


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/careers/articles/benefits.html

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/impact-that-matters.html

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

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