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  • Posted: Aug 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995. Other businesses in the group are; M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DSt...
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    Assistant Manager: IT Audit

    Purpose of the Position

    • To manage IT internal audit reviews in line with the audit plan for the MultiChoice Group (MCG) Internal Audit Services (IAS).
    • To carry out internal audit work as assigned, in line with the standards and methodologies set by IAS. This role also performs analysis on internal controls, providing recommendations on improvements, ensuring that internal control processes and systems are robust enough to mitigate risk.
    • To manage key activities for each assigned engagement including planning, client communication, quality of fieldwork, reporting, engagement, team performance evaluation.

    Key Performance Objectives


    Operational delivery

    • Develop and maintain in-depth understanding of the various businesses and business models within MCG.
    • Maintain IAS’ understanding of general business developments, key risks and assurance needs within the segment.
    • Manage relationships with key stakeholders in MCG.
    • Gather, maintain and share knowledge with the broader IAS team.
    • Promote the strategy and role of the IAS department within the portfolio.
    • Live our values and lead by example.
    • Career coaching and mentoring, identification of development/learning needs and assistance with development planning.
    • Summarise and present all performance evaluation feedback for the half, and year end performance review process.
    • Raise awareness of matters requiring attention within the team at management meetings.


    • Communicate the details of the assignment, to client and the team, within acceptable timelines.
    • Agree the engagement objectives and engagement admin with the IT Audit Manager.
    • Perform adequate research for each area under review.
    • Maintain audit file on TeamMate in line with set methodology.
    • Prepare project deliverables in conjunction with the IT Audit Manager.
    • Guide each team through allocated sections; On-board and manage outsourced resources.
    • Ensure that quality standards are being applied to documentation applicable at this stage.


    • Prepare own and review team’s engagement work papers to ensure appropriate quality standards are met.
    • Execute fieldwork where necessary.
    • Provide a clear understanding of all issues identified during an engagement.
    • Understand and apply the IAS escalation framework.


    • Prepare a draft report with management comments for review by the IT Audit Manager.
    • Discuss and close out audit findings as raised in the report with key stakeholders

    Project Management

    • Manage deadlines and budget.
    • Provide weekly planning input, updates and raise project issues (eg. project delays, replanning, teaming) to the Manager.
    • Identify areas of improvement to improve team efficiency.

    Quality Assurance

    • Assess and signoff on quality of engagements in relation to the IIA/IAS standards (this includes the Project checklist, the Project Performance Assessment, the Client Survey and all Individual Performance Assessments).
    • Maintain all IT Files in line with defined methodology and as per QAIP.


    • Support the broader IAS team in achieving delivery milestones and the department’s strategy
    • Perform additional assigned tasks in in the function e.g Audit committee reporting and reporting into various governance forums.


    • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in IT, Information Systems or Computer Science
    • Professional qualification in IT Audit: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
    • Professional qualifications CRISC and CISSP are advantageous.
    • Business education at academic level.
    • At least 4 years’ experience in IT audit, with an additional 2 years of experience in supervising teams.


    • Clear interest in the technology and media industry.
    • Other: Proficiently skilled in the use of Microsoft Office suite and TeamMate.
    • Exceptional report writing skills.

    Technical Competencies

    • Core ITGC understanding
    • Project Management
    • I&T Governance
    • IT Risk Management

    Behavioral Competencies

    • Strong people management skills
    • Strong stakeholder management
    • Service excellence – seeks the most efficient outcome for the customer
    • Self-starter, autonomous and is able to seamlessly manage teams consisting of internal as well as third party staff
    • Ability to excel in working under pressure, adhering to strict deadlines and gets the job done
    • A passion for solving complex problems
    • Ability to see the big picture and prioritise accordingly
    • Comfortable with ambiguity and regular change
    • Ethical and high levels of personal integrity
    • Highly motivated
    • Relationship Building
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Decision Making
    • Critical Appraisal
    • Holistic Thinking
    • Persuading & Influence
    • Coaching

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MultiChoice on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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