RAS Cyber Security Manager

Cape Town

Line of Service



CM X-Sector


Conduct and Compliance

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.


To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.


As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:


Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Assignment planning and budgeting
Manage junior consultants in the RAS practice
Provide risk, security and controls related consulting services to clients
Help grow the RAS practice with focus on consulting and audit related services through assistance with business development, including writing of proposals.
Manage client service delivery
Ensure quality of service delivery
Identify, test and review IT general controls over the following IT domains: program changes, access to programs and data, program develop, computer operations and IT governance
Identify, test and review manual and automated application controls
Information Security assessments (across people, manual and automated processes) including the identification of gaps and formulating recommendations on remediation
Draft reports for management, articulating the risks of the issues identified, and providing meaningful and practical recommendations
Effectively communicate results of assessment findings, rational and recommendations
Document interviews, develop findings and recommendations;
Document the results of fieldwork, review the work of juniors
Ensure compliance to firm’s risk management policies
Perform assessments in a thorough, efficient and professional manner;
Obtain the required domain knowledge to conduct the assessments or remediation
Technical skills required will vary depending on the specialist group within RAS (e.g Digital Trust, Digital Trust (SAP specific), Cyber security, Internal Audit, Data Analytics etc)



Desirable skills or attributes

Proven ability to build and sustain key relationships
The ability to market our services
Manage projects including managing teams
Communicate with impact and empathy
Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and persuasion skills
Strong planning, co-ordinating and team facilitation skills
Good conceptual thinking skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently as well as part of a bigger team
Ability to learn quickly and multitask at any given time
Self-motivated, pay attention to detail
Good working knowledge of the PwC Audit methodology
Display sound leadership skills
Strong interpersonal and management skills
Be passionate about service delivery

Qualification Level: BSc, BCom, BAcc or Honours
Additional Qualification Level:  Professional qualification:  CA(SA), CIMA, CISA, CIMA, Data Science Certificate(s) or CIA
Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:


Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)


Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)


Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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