Risk Advisory – Data Analytics – Operational Risk Analytics – Consultant

  • Deloitte
  • Midrand, South Africa
  • 22/11/2021
Full time


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

·       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

•             Sound financial knowledge and understanding

•             Business acumen

•             Business process, risk and control knowledge

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

•             Cloud Data Engineering & Analytics (Azure, AWS, GCP) would be advantageous

•             Relevant technical fundamentals 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 importance


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

1+ years’ relevant working experience

Desired Experience  

1+ years’ relevant work experience

Additional Information

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

We do not ask for any fees (refundable or non-refundable) at any stage of the job application and or recruitment process. We, therefore, appeal to job seekers not to respond to any such requests.