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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Deloitte is one of the country's leading professional services firms in Southern Africa, and is dedicated to assisting companies succeed in the business environment- whether it be through our tax, audit, consulting or financial advisory services. At Deloitte, we understand that solutions are not just a static one dimensional report, but rather, an integrated...
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    Risk Advisory – Data Analytics – Operational Risk Analytics – Manager

    Job Description
    The main purpose of the job is to support the Engagement Manager in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project. 

    The job role entails the following:

    • Analysis and conversion of business requirements into technical specifications
    • Data exploration and analysis
    • ETL and data preparation capabilities
    • Solve intricate data integration problems
    • Development, testing and implementation of analytics solutions
    • Reporting and data visualisation capabilities
    • Oversight and support to junior team members
    • Engagement and team management
    • Business development and portfolio management
    • Project planning and administrative responsibilities
    • Accountability for deliverables and feedback to manager and stakeholders
    • Solve complex data modelling and visualisation complications
    • Manage and interact with clients and business stakeholders
    • Translate technical concepts into business understanding and value
    • Proficiency in at least two or more of the following tools:  SQL Server, SAS, Python and PowerBI
    • Functional experience in cloud analytics is advantageous

    Technical Competencies

    • Technical expert in specific area and/or industry
    • Consulting skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Experience in drafting and presenting to clients
    • Sound financial knowledge and understanding
    • Business acumen
    • Sound experience in business process, risk and control
    • Knowledge and experience across multiple areas including:
    • Programming Coding in variety of languages (SAS, SQL, R, Python etc.)
    • Business Analysis (including business process mapping)
    • Data Preparation (extractions, transformations, loading patterns)
    • Descriptive analytics (ability to extract insights and trends from data based on requirements)
    • Cloud Data Engineering & Analytics (Azure, AWS, GCP) would be advantageous
    • Relevant Technical experience at that point in time to what the market is procuring

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Continuous learning mindset
    • Curiosity
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Consistently delivers high quality work
    • Ability to meet deadlines (reliable and dependable)
    • Able to Multi-task
    • Proven application of providing guidance to junior members of the project team
    • Demonstrates readiness to take decisions
    • Displays initiative and takes accountability for delivery of own work
    • Supervises and monitors adherence to deadlines for self
    • Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities as per their urgency and importanc

    Minimum Qualifications       

    • BSc Computer Science, BSc Honours Computer Science, BSC Maths Statistics, BEng (all disciplines), BCom (Informatics preferred).  Or if direct entry proven experience in data & analytics and other relevant any qualifications (e.g. certifications in analytics technology platforms and techniques)

    Desired Qualifications          

    • Certifications or Advanced degrees in Computer Science, Data Analytics, and technology specific certifications

    Minimum Experience

    • 5+ years relevant working experience

    Desired Experience  

    • 5+ years’ relevant work experience

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    Consulting - Human Capital - Organisation Transformation - Senior Consultant

    Main Purpose of Job

    Senior Consultant

    • To support service / business area leadership in the implementation of strategic plan through the effective management of team/s. To promote our leadership capabilities which are living our purpose, influence, performance drive, strategic direction and talent development.

    Key Performance areas

    Strategic Impact

    • Supports the Manager in implementation of strategy of the Service Line / Business Area in relation to specific area of expertise

    Communication to teams

    • Tracking of plans in engagements / projects 
    • Actively identifies sales opportunities in broader market
    • Contributes to preparation of proposals/tenders and presentations

    Client Impact: External / Internal

    • Maintains high level oversight of client engagements / projects
    • Forms appropriate judgements based on careful analysis to makes sound business decisions on engagements / projects
    • Develops productive, credible and trusting relationships with key players and their teams during assignments / projects
    • Builds a network of senior-level internal relationships across Deloitte to understand other business unit offerings and to market own area
    • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with external business leaders across industries

    Operational Effectiveness

    • Communicates detail of SLA’s to teams and maintains high level monitoring of adherence by all parties
    • Support engagement/project risk through supervision of completion of required documentation and processes as mandated by RIL, as well as risk to client confidentiality
    • Support Managers Leads / manages complex client engagements and maintains high level oversight of all engagements / projects within sphere of responsibility
    • Meets regularly with clients and teams to understand issues, anticipate needs and address these
    • Consistently drives improvement on deliverables through effective leadership
    • Keeps SL/BU leadership updated on status of all assignments

    Development/Growth of Team

    • Mentors and develops team members and counselees on an ongoing basis
    • Empowers managers through appropriate delegation of work
    • Demonstrates commitment to transformation agenda of the firm
    • Provides consistent recognition and encouragement to teams and leads by example

    Budgets / Profitability

    • Resources engagement teams with suitable talent, balancing correct levels and numbers and recruiting as necessary
    • Manages margins effectively through accurate budgeting, pricing and profitability management on engagements
    • Monitors that time and expenses to engagements are recorded and submitted weekly

    Differentiators for the role


    • Experience in applying and adapting global change methodology and tools to large business transformations, spanning multiple phases
    • Can lead and develop teams, reviewing and guiding their delivery and building their change management skills
    • Develops change management proposals independently, from scope and approach and commercial/ pricing
    • Experience in applying change management to key Technology growth areas – eg Salesforce/ Coupa/ WorkDay or Cloud Service providers such as AWS/ Google
    • Recognised as a thought leader/ contributor in the field of change management in and outside of HC
    • Scoping and planning of strategic change managements projects using Deloitte IP and methods to drive the clients’ change journey
    • Delivery of change management projects, including digital transformation and technology driven change
    • Supporting team members and guiding them through delivery on a client change journey

    Digital Adoption

    • Is “literate” (able to explain) digital technologies such as AI, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Software as a Service (SAAS)
    • Is able to simplify these concepts to create literacy in others- internally and at clients
    • Experience or understanding of the key elements of Digital Maturity Assessment
    • Experience in working in agile or devops environments
    • Experience in a digital transformation project
    • Experience in applying change management to key Technology growth areas – eg Salesforce/ Coupa/ WorkDay or Cloud Service providers such as AWS/ Google

    Organisation Design Functional Skills

    • Scoping and Planning of OD Projects using Deloitte IP and methods to frame the design process
    • Delivery of OD D3 Method Phases and management of the use of tools as appropriate. OrgVue/ AONA
    • OD Lab and Workshop design and facilitation at advanced level
    • OD Business case development and transition planning
    • HR Transformation and Strategy
    • Scoping and Planning of HRT projects using Deloitte IP and methods to frame the design process
    • Delivery of HR Op Model and detailed design using OD method and HIHROM framework
    • HRT lab and workshop design and facilitation at advanced level
    • HR Strategy alignment, business case development and transition planning for HRT projects 

    Qualifications & Experience required 


    • Honours B Degree in either Organisational/ Industrial Psychology or Business-related degree
    • 3 - 4 years’ working experience


    • Degree relevant to Service Area / Business Management, etc.)
    • 4 – 6 years in a similar role to the required competence of areas, i.e., OD, Strategic Change, HRT, or leadership, preferably in an external client facing role

    Additional Information

    Key Competencies required:

    Technical Competencies

    • Expertise in field with excellent industry and business knowledge
    • Strong business acumen
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Sales and negotiation skills
    • Ability to manage and execute projects
    • Demonstrated execution of complex projects to profitable outcomes 
    • Skilled in drafting and presenting client proposals
    • Excellent report writing skills
    • Good financial knowledge

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Sound mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
    • Strong client delivery focus
    • Highly adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
    • Focus on quality and risk
    • Sound problem solving ability

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