Risk Advisory - Cyber Risk - ICS/OT Cyber Specialist Contract Opportunities

  • Deloitte
  • Midrand, South Africa
  • 17/11/2021


We are looking for experienced ICS/OT security professionals at levels from Senior Consultant to Senior Manager based on knowledge and practical experience.

As an ICS/OT cyber security advisor, you will typically have responsibility for:

Developing ICS/OT cyber security strategies and implementing transformation programmes.

Building and developing long term relationships with senior stakeholders across the market including with our client organisations.

Conducting ICS/OT site assessments to identify business critical systems and develop effective risk mitigation measures.

Contributing to the latest thought-leadership and industry research relating to ICS/OT cyber security and organisational crisis and response management to cyber issues.

(Manager / Senior Manager positions only) Manage and lead diverse teams on client engagements based on a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture.

(Manager / Senior Manager positions only) Assist in the development of more junior colleagues by acting as coaches and mentors.

(Senior Manager positions only) Leading a portfolio of cyber-related engagements across our business, including effective people management on client engagements and working seamlessly and collaboratively with colleagues in other parts of the organisation and globe.


Qualifications & Experience required

·   A high achiever academically, with the relevant Bachelor’s degree/postgraduate degree ICS/OT specific qualifications (e.g. GICSP) are advantageous.

·  Between 4 – 9 +years  of related industry experience


Experience in ICS/OT security in sectors including Energy, Resources and Industrials, Financial Services, Consumer Business Services, Public Sector, Healthcare and Life Sciences.

Experience of working with IT security managers, ICS/OT engineers and at the C-level.

Broad range of security experience with a distinct specialism in at least one of the following areas:

o    Cyber strategy and transformation programmes

o    Governance

o    Risk assessment and compliance

o    Security architecture

o    Security technologies (e.g. firewall rule set review, network segregation etc.)

o    Security standards (e.g. IEC 62443, NIST 800-82, NCSC/CPNI SICS Framework etc.)

  Ability to take complex analysis and communicate it in a concise and clear manner, appropriately tailored to people from a very wide range of cultures, technical backgrounds and seniorities.

  Effective interpersonal skills and experience of developing lasting client relationships, either as a consultant or through demonstrable experience.

Additional Information

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre. https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du 


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

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