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About the Division
With close to 800 globally connected professionals, the Consulting practice of Deloitte in Southern Africa is one of the largest consulting firms in the global Deloitte Consulting business.
By integrating our four distinct service offerings and extensive industry knowledge we are able to deliver unique solutions that address clients' needs.
Consulting offers services in four key areas :
Technology (including Enterprise Applications)
Experience / Knowledge Required :
Relevant tertiary qualification - a commercial / business or legal qualification would be an advantage.
Hands-on risk management experience and a good understanding of risk management in a professional services environment and the application of risk management methodologies.
Quality management experience in a professional services environment.
Working experience in enterprise risk management, contract management and legal risk management in a corporate environment.
Management consulting and / or project management experience - previous work experience in any of the following areas would be useful :
Outsourcing business / projects
Technology business / projects
General management consulting business / project
About the Job
We are seeking to recruit an experienced project / enterprise risk manager who will be working within the Deloitte Consulting business, assisting in the identification and management of risk, and acting as an independent advisor to leadership.
This role is specifically in our Managed Services consulting business, and we are looking for a candidate with strong Outsourcing experience who is interested in expanding his / her career into risk and quality management.
This is a multi-dimensional role with a number of focus areas including risk process and integration, risk management, quality management, process compliance, as well as an element of legal and contracting. Key Performance Area's
Strategic Impact - Supports the implementation of strategy of the Service Line / Business Area in relation to specific area of expertise
Client Impact : External / Internal - Forms appropriate judgements based on careful analysis to makes sound business decisions on engagements / projects
Operational Effectiveness - Manages business / project risk through oversight and support of business in relation to firm risk and quality policies, systems and processes.
Development / Growth of Team - Mentors and develops team members and counselees on an ongoing basis
Budgets / Profitability - Resources engagement teams with suitable talent, balancing correct levels and numbers and recruiting as necessary
What you’ll do / Specialized Competencies - the following will be the responsibilities of each of the individuals fulfilling these roles in the different parts of the business :
Service and product risk management :
Deep understanding of the different service and product offerings in the business, and their inherent risks.
Classifying, evaluating, and monitoring risks, and implementing mitigations for the risks identified both at an organisational and project / product level.
Involvement in business development / proposal processes :
Working closely with proposal teams, providing guidance on risk management processes in the preparation of proposals and tenders to potential clients, through the assessment of risk, quality and contracting implications of tenders and proposals and the effective execution thereof.
Review of proposals, and ensuring compliance with firm risk processes.
Review and analysis of costing and pricing models.
Project delivery risk & quality management :
Working closely with client delivery project teams to support the delivery of risk management capability to projects, ensuring sound risk management processes are in place on projects, and that these are being executed effectively.
Evaluation of project risks and the development, execution and monitoring of project risk management plans.
Assisting project teams in the resolution of project risk challenges and disputes, conducting project and file reviews, and assisting with project closeout activities.
Maintaining a portfolio view of projects within the business and maintaining a project watch list, ensuring adequate leadership focus on relevant projects.
Assessment of project quality management processes and execution, and conducting quality reviews on projects.
Business risk & quality management support :
On-going rollout of relevant training and providing hands-on assistance to consultants.
Ensuring effective execution of and compliance with risk & quality management processes in the business, and driving ad hoc risk & quality management initiatives in the business.
Identification of operational risks and inefficiencies, and recommendation of practical business improvements to address these.
Development of business continuity plans and contingency procedures.
Risk analysis and reporting the monthly status of risk management to stakeholders.
Key Competencies required / Talent Standards Capabilities : Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities
Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make
Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction
Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
Delivery Excellence - Ability to plan and execute a project to deliver a superior client experience
Knows the Business and Sector - Ability to comprehend how the client’s business works and keep up-to-date on industry / sector trends and leading practices
Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving - Ability to identify and solve problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgment
Financial Acumen - Ability to incorporate financial information when evaluating business opportunities and making recommendations
Executive Presence - Ability to develop relationships, establish credibility with and instill confidence in clients
Global Mindset - Ability to leverage cross-geography insights and practitioners to enhance client service delivery
Business-Technology Acumen - Ability to articulate how technology enables and differentiates the business and communicate this effectively to clients
Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.