Risk Advisory – Cyber Strategy – Compliance & Governance – Consultant

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Description
Main Job purpose:

Support the Cyber Strategy team and the broader Cyber team with large-scale transformational projects.
Assist with building and maturing the Deloitte Africa 360°Cyber Programme.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary and varied set of team members, clients, and service providers from across the globe.
Apply innovative thinking to define effective recommendations to clients by leveraging your experience, market knowledge and the broader Cyber Africa teams.
Grow professionally through training, mentoring programmes and on-the-job learning.

Additionally, You will be responsible for:

Support the Engagement Manager/Senior Manager in the delivery of services on delegated client engagements/projects.
Focus on the delivery of client engagements and share knowledge and experience with others.
Produce high quality deliverables and support team members where required.
Build strong client relationships and assist with growing our African footprint.
Explore trending areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) with the aim of automating Cyber service offerings where possible.
Understand and interpret complex security-related business challenges and assist the engagement team/s with conceiving innovative Information Security/Cyber solutions for clients to solve their problems through security design and architecture.
Execute complex project activities and support less experienced team members where required.
Assist Management/Senior Management with managing client relations and expectations.
Manage own work against the project plan to ensure a world class client experience.
Prepare documents such as reports and assessments – amongst others.

We are looking for
A pro-active, adaptable, and keen to grow individual with:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to build good relationships with clients and colleagues
A minimum of 2 to 4+ years of advisory work experience across various industries
Experience in assessing risks, reviewing, and testing controls
Experience in Risk/Governance frameworks (COBIT, ISO, NIST)
Strong logical and analytical skills
Being able to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues
Proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

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 Security – examples include:

ISO27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer Certificate
ITIL – IT Infrastructure Library Foundation
Security +
(ISC)² – Certified in Cybersecurity℠
(ISC)² – CGRC – Governance, Risk and Compliance


2 to 4+ years of experience with role(s) in a professional, consulting services, public and/or private sector organisations is required.

Behavioural Competencies:

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Consistently delivers high quality work
Ability to meet deadlines (reliable and dependable)
Able to multi-task
Displays initiatives and takes accountability for delivery of work
Able to work under pressure
Ability to prioritise competing responsibilities as per their urgency and importance, ability to multi-task on various client engagements

Technical Competencies:

Technical expert in Cyber Security
Demonstrated project management skills
Consulting skills
Experience in drafting and presenting to clients
Good report writing skills
Sound financial knowledge and understanding
Business acumen