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JOB TITLE: INFORMATION SECURITY & IT GOVERNANCE
DEPARTMENT/ UNIT: TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING
JOB GRADE: CONSULTANT
To consult in Technology and Risk Assurance and act as an Information security and training consultant.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
A Consultant shall be a respected professional in her/his field who shall consistently apply the firm’s policies and procedures to:
(a) Contribute expertise to client and internal assignments.
(b) Keep abreast of developments in her/his area(s) of expertise so as to retain the position of a recognised specialist.
(c) Develop experience beyond current boundaries for both personal and the firm’s development.
(d) Update her/his CV on a regular basis.
2. EOIs and Proposals
When assigned by her/his Staff Manager, assist in preparing:
(a) Expressions of interest.
(b) The technical component of a proposal as directed by the designated Staff Manager, including conducting any necessary research.
(a) Carry out assignment duties in accordance with the terms of reference and assignment programme.
(b) Carry out assignments employing professional knowledge and innovative solutions to problems encountered
(c) Prepare and submit weekly reports to the Assignment Manager.
(d) Ensure that a soft copy of every document relating to an assignment (whether a Word document, spreadsheet or in another format) is duly filed in that assignment’s file in the Assignment Management System.
(e) Deliver outputs that meets the required professional standards and within the expected time.
(f) Make or participate in presentations to clients as required.
(g) Accept and provide constructive criticism in order to test findings and recommendations and to ensure that the best advice is given and presented through superior quality media, especially in written format.
(h) Work closely with clients to identify needs and identify opportunity to ‘sell on’ other professional services.
(a) Develop materials and facilitate as a trainer on topics of her/his specialisation.
(b) Develop materials and facilitate generally (and at least once every six months) as a trainer and facilitator for the firm’s training programmes, thus gaining exposure to other skills and topics and honing presentational skills.
5. Team Leadership (when assigned to this role)
(a) Hold regular team meetings in order to review progress and ensure exchange of experiences and ideas.
(b) Act as the day-to-day interface between the client and our team.
(c) Encourage, motivate and manage the team on site.
(d) Manage the assignment in accordance with the instructions given by the Assignment Manager and keep her/him informed of progress.
6. Practice Development
(a) Identify opportunities to – or as requested - take the lead in conducting training courses on topics in area(s) of specialisation and participate generally in the firm’s training programmes both internally and for clients.
(b) Monitor and research emerging client needs and market developments in products and services in her/his area of specialisation and recommend new developments and upgrading in which the firm might invest.
(c) When assigned, develop and upgrade products and services in accordance with the approved budget(s).
(a) Account for all time through the Assignment Management System.
(b) Demonstrate respect for and adherence to the firm’s values and culture.
(c) Maintain appropriate confidentiality in all aspects of work.
Reports to Managing Consultant/Associate Partner