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Assurance - Tech Risk - Senior Manager

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As a team of trusted business advisers, we partner with our clients to build long lasting relationships and solve important problems. Our people and values are what make us a leading professional services firm in New Zealand.

Our ways of working together mean we strengthen our well being by using the best tech, collaborating effectively, and work flexibly in order to be well and work well.

What would you be doing?

You'll be part of the Risk Assurance team based in Auckland. We're looking for a "Tech savvy" Senior Manager to join our Risk Assurance team here in Auckland.

In today's business world, Technology environments are becoming increasingly complex and present heightened risks which threaten the operation of an organisation's day-to-day activities. Confidence in the integrity, availability and confidentiality of these IT systems is becoming increasingly important.

We provide pragmatic solutions to our clients in relation to Technology & Security risk related issues. These may be delivered through existing external and internal audit programmes of work or as stand alone projects. Specifically focussing on:

  • Technology & Security Resilience

  • Technology Operations

  • Technology Assurance

  • Technology Change

  • Cloud Strategy and Adoption

  • Cyber Security

In our highly skilled environment, you'll be enabled by cutting-edge technology and a culture of self-disruption, allowing you to do your very best and most innovative work.

In this role your day to day responsibilities could include:

  • Planning and conducting engagements including determining the risks, scope, and value upfront and monitoring progress throughout engagements

  • Contributing to driving and leading delivery of engagements to Risk Assurance clients including client relationship management and business development

  • Development and execution of project plans and deliverables

  • Assessment and management of project risks and commercial targets

  • Working with Partners and Directors to build and manage client relationships. This includes new and existing clients

  • Leading engagement teams where you will coach and review the work of juniors

  • Identifying and evaluating risks/impact associated with identified issues

  • Interacting directly with client management, internal engagement partners, directors, managers and other internal teams

  • Preparing and submitting reports on the results of our work, including recommending improvements

What do you need to bring to the role?

  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in risk focused role, with an excellent understanding of Cyber/IT auditing standards and methodologies (for example, COBIT, NIST, CIS, ISO, ITIL, DevOps, Agile)

  • Experience working in a professional services firm or IT security advisory or consultancy

  • Fluent in the English language with good verbal and written communication skills

You'll be at ease interacting with people at all levels and will demonstrate your dedication to providing exceptional client service. You will possess a flexible working style and will be comfortable managing conflicting deadlines and requirements.

Your toolkit will include report writing, presentation skills, and the ability to coach more junior members of the team. You will have a want to develop your skills in managing teams and clients, for which on the job coaching and formal, structured learning and development will be provided.

Why is PwC a great place to work?

At PwC, you'll have an unrivalled level of access to industry expertise and ongoing professional development both locally and through our global network of member firms. You will learn to work together with your teams in a way that is cutting edge. We aim to inspire, motivate and reward our people to succeed in all areas of their lives. We pride ourselves on creating a fun, respectful and inclusive culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths.

What next?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Send us your application via this link.

Candidates outside New Zealand: Please note that due to current border restrictions, applicants who are currently located outside of New Zealand cannot be considered unless you hold New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency.

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