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Senior Audit Manager – IT – Brackenfell needed at Shoprite Group of Companies

Job title : Senior Audit Manager – IT – Brackenfell

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : 18-May-24

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Job Objectives

  • Collaborate with the Group Internal Audit Executive in formulating and implementing the GIA IT 
  • strategy aligned with the Shoprite Group’s overarching strategy, key risks, and business initiatives.Plan, execute, and report on IT audits in accordance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Assess the design and operating effectiveness of IT controls across various platforms, applications, and systems.
  • Identify IT risks and vulnerabilities and recommend practical solutions to mitigate these.
  • Develop audit programs, test procedures, and methodologies to address IT-related risks and control objectives;
  • Implement effective and efficient audit processes to ensure that audit processes are optimised and comply with regulatory and corporate governance expectations of internal audit functions.
  • Support the reporting on the overall effectiveness of the governance, risk and internal control framework of the Group;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and key stakeholders to ensure robustness and completeness of audit coverage and contribute at an insight generator/trusted advisor to business to enhance assurance provided of the control environment;
  • Contribute to the development of a 12-month rolling audit plan using a risk-based methodology, taking into consideration specific business strategic focus areas, regulatory requirements pertaining to internal audit, as well as including any risks or control concerns identified by management and the ARC;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to communicate audit findings, provide insights, and drive remediation efforts;
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, cybersecurity threats, and regulatory changes affecting IT audit practices;
  • Be an active participant in driving Combined Assurance in the IT universe;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and key stakeholders to ensure robustness and completeness of audit coverage and contribute at an insight generator/trusted advisor to business to enhance assurance provided of the control environment; and Manage performance and development of direct reports to reach business goals effectively. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or other relevant certifications preferre

Experience

  • +7 years’ experience in IT auditing, risk management, or cybersecurity – and at least 3 years spent in a Senior Manager role
  • Strong understanding of IT governance frameworks, control frameworks, and regulatory requirements (e.g., NIST, ISO, COBIT)
  • Proficiency in conducting technical IT audits
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Analytical Thinking – Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis; demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system.
  • Communication Skill – Communicates effectively through well-structured, clear, and concise writing, avoiding unnecessary jargon and tailoring information to meet the needs of the intended audience. 
  • Articulates ideas fluently and clearly, confidently delivering presentations while responding adeptly to audience feedback and projecting credibility.
  • Planning and organising – Sets clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks; manages time effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.
  • Leadership – Provides others with a clear direction; motivates and empowers others; recruits staff of a high calibre; provides staff with development opportunities and coaching; sets appropriate standards of behaviour. 
  • Ethical Standards – Adhering to principles and values – Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; promotes and defends equal opportunities, builds diverse teams; encourages organisational and individual responsibility towards the community and the environment.
  • Coping with pressures and setbacks – Maintains a positive outlook at work; works productively in a pressurised environment; keeps emotions under control during difficult situations; handles criticism well and learns from it; balances the demands of a work life and a personal life.
  • Deciding and Initiating – Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people; takes initiative and works under own direction; initiates and generates activity and introduces changes into work processes; makes quick, clear decisions which may include tough choices or considered risks

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