Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Nov 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in political, integrity and security risk. We help some of the most influential organisations in the world to understand and manage the risks and opportunities of operating in complex or hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-de...
    Read more about this company


    Associate Consultant


    Delivery of Security Risk Consulting (SRC) projects. As a Johannesburg based Associate Consultant you will be in a client focused delivery role, supporting clients and other team members to deliver security risk consulting services with a focus on security reviews, audits and security planning. You may be additionally required to support broader crisis and security consulting tasks across Southern Africa as required.

    • Undertaking fee earning consultancy, including but not limited to security vulnerability assessments (site/project/supply-chain/business), audits and planning focused tasks. In addition, you may be required to support security risk workshops, intrusion testing, business continuity consulting and other security consulting tasks.

    • Support consultancy assignments in scoping, delivery and reporting.

    • Ensure that practices, policies, strategy and services are fully aligned with client needs.

    • Support maintenance of client relationships; act in conjunction with consultants and key account managers.

    • Maintain time and expense records to ensure accurate invoicing in accordance with company procedure.

    • Delivery of tasks for clients on time, on budget and to the highest standards.

    • The role may involve significant travel to client sites and Control Risks offices (across the region).

    • Client liaison in order to develop client relationships across the full spectrum of capabilities.

    • Ensure requests from clients and prospect clients are dealt with effectively.

    • Coordination and support to regional tasks as necessary.

    • Maintenance and management of sub-contractors and coordination of associated engagements with appropriate contracts and compliance requirements


    • Proven ability of operating successfully at a junior level, working as part of team, supporting professional delivery with a focus on quality.

    • Creative and analytical problem-solving skills.

    • Proven team player with independent capacity to also work with minimal supervision.

    • Proven ability to multi-task and balance competing requirements.

    • Knowledge of ISO 31000 and risk assessment methodology.

    • Efficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to compile quality products for clients in whichever format is required.

    • Experience in drafting security and crisis management plans as well as security reviews and risk assessments.

    • Exposure to, or delivery of, operational security risk consulting.

    • Excellent report, presentation and proposal writing skills in both English and preferably a second language, either French or Portuguese.

    • Ability to liaise with and build successful client relationships.

    • Ability to quickly assimilate large quantities of new information.

    • Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma in risk management or security related field.

    • Business intellect.

    • Client-centric approach.

    • Personal impact.

    • Solution focused.

    • Tenacity.

    • Commitment to operating in a globally collaborative and inclusive work environment.


    • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.

    • We operate a discretionary global bonus scheme that incentivises, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.

    • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together - in the office and with our clients - while continuing to support flexible and remote working

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Control Risks on to apply

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

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Control Risks Back To Home

Related Companies Hiring Now

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail