Risk Advisory - Cyber Technology & Risk - Consultant
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3d ago
Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

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

Technical Competencies 

·         Sound technical knowledge in specific area and/or industry

·         Basic consulting skills

·         Experience in drafting of professional presentations and reports

  • Basic financial knowledge and understanding
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Business acumen


Specialised Competencies

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:

  • Ability to effectively perform the technical components of risk assessments to provide an accurate view of the client’s current risk state


Business Process Assessment and Design:

  • Ability to perform end-to-end business process analyses and design


Internal Controls and Design:

  • Ability to assess and design internal controls by applying an understanding of internal control design frameworks and regulatory requirements


Data Analytics and Technology:

  • Ability to gather, synthesize, and analyse data using appropriate tools and technologies


Knows the Business and the Industry:

  • Ability to understand the client’s business, interpret sector trends, and learn leading practices


Executive Presence:

  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas in a clear and composed manner to instil confidence in team and clients


Global Mind-set:

  • Ability to effectively interact with colleagues and clients of varying backgrounds to effectively serve clients


Executes Assurance Engagements:

  • Ability to enhance quality of assurance engagements by identifying risks, performing testing, researching governing regulations, and developing reports


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


Key Performance Areas

Strategic Impact:

  • Under guidance, support the Engagement team in delivery to client in area of competency
  • Use information through research, documentation, standard processes, provide output for assimilation into the engagement deliverables
  • Identify opportunities for follow-on work and advise management
  • Assist in preparation of client presentations / discussion documentation
  • Build business relationships with client staff
  • Gather information through networking and research to understand broader offerings of Deloitte and awareness of opportunities for cross-selling
  • Raise ideas to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client


Client Impact: External / Internal:

  • Contribute to management decisions through pertinent analysis of client company and industry
  • Communicate regularly with Engagement Manager and team members on status of own deliverables
  • Develop productive working relationships with client staff
  • Respond with urgency and accountability to client and team requests


Operational Effectiveness:

  • Understand the context and impact of own role within engagement and conduct work accordingly
  • Inform engagement manager of emerging engagement change issues
  • Remain aware of 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:

  • Cultivate ability to give effective development feedback both upward and to peers
  • Maintain own development and knowledge in specialized area



  • Maintain quality of output and timeous delivery as per SLA



Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Degree Postgraduate qualification (relevant to Service Area / Business Management, etc.)Minimum qualification: B. Com Honours in Internal Audit / IT Audit
  • Studying CIA or CISA would be an advantage


  • 2 years working experience, Experience in a client facing role
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of large-scale information technology systems, business processes and security regulatory risk management and security vulnerabilities.

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