Director – Enterprise Risk Services

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)
Cairo, Egypt

Ref: KP054-213
Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

The Role

The Role

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) You'll understand why we are the only professional services firm to be named a Best Employer in the Middle East by Hewitt Associates in 2009.

A career in Audit at Deloitte & Touche Middle East is a key link in the financial reporting chain, putting you in the position of trusted advisor to businesses across the region. Your people skills will be required for the latter, while your analytical mind will be another integral requirement for success. You will need the flexibility to implement our international audit approach while bringing to the fore your understanding of the complexities and unique circumstances of our clients and the business landscape across our diverse region. All this while adhering to the highest standards of independence, professional objectivity and technical excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

Diagnostic Analysis/Application of Tools

-Understands client expectations and translates them into practical, implementable project objectives, which aim to provide integrated, total solutions.
-Consults with relevant Firm functional experts to develop innovative analytic approaches which address multifunctional client needs and diverse or complex situations.
Engagement Management (Planning and Strategy)

-Reviews and confirms engagement objectives, scope and work plan with client and team.
-Identifies engagement resource requirements (cross-functionally) and ensures that the most appropriate resources are assigned to specific project roles.
-Anticipates project issues, assesses alternatives and takes appropriate measures to resolve in a professional, tactful manner.
-Facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client
-Direct on-time, quality delivery of work products
Project Control and Profitability

-Demonstrates profitability management.
-Monitors and manages billing.
-Identifies and mitigates business risks associated with projects.
-Exercises accountability for financial performance of practice.
Client Relations & Marketing

-Create and maintain long-term partner relationships with client top management.
-Seeks opportunities to promote and participate in local and global ERS practice activities.
Business Development

-Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key Clients
-Organize and lead pursuit teams
-Participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process
-Contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies
Practice Development & Eminence

-Develop practical solutions and methodologies
-Participate in public speaking events
Staffing, Performance Management and Retention

-Provide input and guidance into the Staffing process
-Actively participate in Staff recruitment and retention activities
-Ensures that the ERS performance evaluation process is understood, followed and applied in a consistent and objective manner by all professionals.
-Actively mentor and coach team members to their highest potential
Professional Skills Development

-Achieve expertise in a specialization and a strong reputation as a business advisor
-Actively promotes a learning culture within practice based on continuous learning, knowledge sharing and application of best practices.



-Experience at senior manager/director level in the audit business line of an international public accounting firm for at least 3 years
-Solid understanding of strategy, business models, sales, business processes, marketing, change management, talent management
-Experience of attracting, leading and mentoring high performing teams
-Strong track record of delivering superior client satisfaction
-Clear understanding of critical issues of risk identification and mitigation, associated with large scale solutions
Person Specification:

- A Bachelor degree with outstanding academic credentials (IT or related Field is preferred)
-A minimum of 15 years of experience working in a consulting environment and delivering services to external clients
-10+ years of relevant experience and knowledge of control assurance and security enhancing technologies (Identify Management, Pen Testing, ISO27001, Security Strategy, etc)
-10+ years' experience implementing large-scale security projects
-7+ years of experience in documentation and technical writing
-Significant experience in Proposal writing, development and management specifically for complex technical and/or IT Security programs
-Must have Fluent in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing) and working knowledge of Arabic is desired
-CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC or equivalent required.
-Familiarity with ISO/IEC 27000 standards and frameworks such as Cobit and ITIL
-In addition to technology skills, appreciation of business process and controls in business processes is desirable
-Experience developing business and building a practice
-Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities
-Proven experience executing a client service plan on complex engagements and work closely with the Partners in exceeding our client's expectations while identifying and mitigating business risks associated with projects
-Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
-Superior verbal and written communication skills, including skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
-Ability to present recommendations to technical and non-technical audiences
-Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership
-Ability to work independently, manage large engagements and provide guidance to subordinates
-Willingness to mentor Junior Staff

About the Company

About the Company

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in 140 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate. Deloitte's 165,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence. Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is the Middle East member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT), one of the world’s top tier leading professional services firms. It is the longest established professional services firm in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence for over 80 years. With a team of 1700 employees, it operates in 15 ME countries with over 25 offices.

Deloitte's professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities. Deloitte's professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity.
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