Technology Risk Consultant at - Nairobi, Kenya - Ernst & Young

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    Full time
    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 230,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality.

    EY, has been in East Africa for over 87 years and with over 600 professionals, is today one of the largest professional services firms in the region.


    In Technology Consulting (TC), we deliver long-term value to our clients, our society and our teams by applying the power of technology, data and ecosystems to unlock human potential and transform businesses.

    Your Key Responsibilities
    Maintaining both externally and internally recognised technical expertise in the following areas:

    IT Assurance (e.g. FAIT/ITGCS, SOC)
    IT Risk Management/Transformation
    Cybersecurity Assurance
    Operational Resilience
    Third Party Risk Management
    Conduct ICT audits, identify weaknesses in controls and make necessary recommendations to clients
    Effectively contribute to Technology consulting projects aiming to better enable organizations by various technologies
    Analyse business processes and design IT enabled business transformations, develop information systems concept, architecture and engineer requirements
    Assessment & improvement of technologies management within various organizations
    Establish relationships with teams & client personnel at appropriate levels when needed
    Demonstrate technical capabilities/ professional knowledge and ability to assimilate new knowledge

    Skills and Attributes for Success

    Savvy, entrepreneurial and business minded
    Outwardly and market focused as well as results driven
    Very enthusiastic, self-motivated with a positive attitude
    Abreast with industry technologies, coupled with willingness to learn deep technical skills and apply them to the business of our clients
    High-level conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills
    Excellent attention to detail with a commitment to quality and accuracy
    Desire to exceed expectations
    Must be a team player and be able to work with diverse individuals within the firm

    To qualify for the role, you must have

    University; a minimum of second-class upper honors in Computer Science/Software Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Information systems, Mathematics, Data science etc.

    from a recognized university
    A Master's Degree will be an added advantage

    minimum overall grade of a B in KCSE and B in both English and Mathematics
    Professional IT Certifications e.g CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, Networking (e.g. CCNA), SAP Certification, Oracle Certification, Microsoft, PRINCE 2, PMP etc will be an added advantage
    Data Analytics, Information Management, Emerging Technologies such as Cloud, RPA (Robotics Process Automation), AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine learning experience will be an added advantage
    Technical knowledge of databases and networks is desired
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (any other language is a plus)
    Experience in Consulting / Advisory will be an added advantage
    Experience/Certification working with any of the leading applications i.e. Cisco, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle etc.

    What we are looking for

    Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry.

    An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

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