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  • Posted: Aug 30, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Cyber Consultant

    Job Description & Summary

    A career in our Cyber Security practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

    Our team helps business leaders protect and manage their risk related to information regarding technology, people, systems, processes, culture, and physical surroundings. We help clients’ understand their current capability and develop a plan to target cyber security investment, helping to respond to actual cyber incidents, and advising on legal issues related to breaches, data privacy, and protection.


    To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.


    As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

    • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

    • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

    • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

    • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

    • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

    • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

    • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

    • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

    • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

    • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


    Role summary:

    Perform a senior role on assignments. As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a

    team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to



    Qualifications / certifications required:

    • Relevant B degree in Information Systems, Informatics, Information Management, Computer Science, or Engineering.

    • Security +

    • ISO 27001 Lead Implementer / Auditor (advantageous)

    • CISM (advantageous)


    Experience required:

    2-4 years of Cyber experience in a consulting nature.


    Responsibilities of role:


    We are looking for a strategic, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a security consultant. Your responsibilities will include assessing and analysing security systems and measures, based on our go to market services:

    • Capability Maturity Assessments - NIST, ISO, FFIEC

    • Capability Maturity Assessments - Cyber resilience

    • PCI-DSS

    • Cyber Risk Management

    • Cyber Value at Risk (CyberVAR) / Risk Quantification

    • Third Party Risk Management

    • Cloud Security

    • IoT / ICS / OT

    • Cybersecurity Strategy

    • Cyber Cost / Investment Management

    • Executive and Board of Director Engagement

    • Enterprise Risk Management Integration

    • Sourcing and Vendor Management

    • Awareness, Culture and Behaviour

    • Cyber Attestation

    • Cyber Program Co-sourcing


    Skill sets required:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Sound judgment

    • Innovative and adaptable

    • Resilient

    • Copes well under tight deadlines and works well under stress

    • Is a strategic and big picture thinker

    • Is curious – learning, sharing and innovating

    • Is willing to continually learn and develop skills across a multitude of core competencies

    • Approaches problem solving in a logical and structured manner with due consideration given to alternative solutions which may require the acquisition of new knowledge

    • Is able to handle complex problems and apply appropriate judgement in evaluating solution inputs


    Role related attributes:

    • Is able to multitask, prioritize and coordinate tasks to meet multiple deadlines and conflicting client and company constraints

    • Must be a self-starter, motivated individual who works well under pressure

    • Manage and plan own, and others work

    • Is able to motivate a team for excellent delivery

    • Is open-minded, practical and able to solve complex problems

    • Pays attention to detail

    • Is committed to quality

    • Is able to perform quality reviews on others work and provide constructive feedback when required

    • Must be able to demonstrate and apply industry knowledge

    • Must be able to work overtime when necessary

    • Display sound leadership skills

    • Self-motivated and pay attention to detail

    • Must have valid driver’s license

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on to apply

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

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