Ernst & Young Ghana Recruiting

Posted on :

13 Jan, 2015

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Title: IT Security Consultant

Location: GH-All-Accra

Job Number: ACC0000K

Job purpose

As IT Risk and Assurance Senior, you’ll contribute technically to IT Risk and Assurance client engagements and internal

projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external

relationships. You’ll also identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young within existing engagements, and

escalate these as appropriate. Similarly, you’ll anticipate and identify risks within engagements and share any issues with

senior members of the team.

In line with Ernst & Young’s commitment to quality, you’ll confirm that work is of high quality and is reviewed by the next level

reviewer. As an influential member of the team, you’ll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel

junior team members and help them to develop.

Client responsibilities

Working in teams, you will be responsible for delivery of consultancy engagements carrying out review of IT control environments (policies, standards, and procedures), security analysis of IT infrastructure components, attack and penetration tests, vulnerability assessments.

Additional responsibilities may include:

Cyber Threat Management/Penetration Tests

IT Security/Risk Assessments,

Identity & Access Management,

Information Protection & Privacy,Process, Procedures and Standards Reviews,

Information System Audits and IT Security Audits.

People responsibilities

Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff

Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training IT Risk and Assurance professionals

Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all staff

Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Qualifications: Technical skills requirements You ‘ll have knowledge and experience in the following:


Operational/project oriented/consulting Information Security

An understanding of Information Security principles and practices

Experience in vulnerability assessments and Ethical Hacking projects using different tools

Broad understanding of industry standards and frameworks (ISO 27001-2/ COBIT/ ITIL/ PCI-DSS

Hands-on experience with one or more IT security technologies solutions ( DLP, MDM, Threat intelligence, Infrastructure monitoring/management, IDS/IPS, Cloud computing)

Knowledge and experience in programming and security code review

Experience in Operational Technology environments

Possession of the following certifications is an added advantage

ISO 27001-2/COBIT Lead Implementer/Auditor certification

Professional certifications (CEH, LPT, CISSP, CISM, etc.)

MCSE, CCNA/CCIE and OCA/OCP certification

You’ll have knowledge and experience in one or more of Ernst & Young’s priority industry sectors:

Government & Public Sector

Consumer Products

Banking and Financial Services


Communications & Entertainment

Additional requirements

Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or a blue chip organization

Strong academic record including a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field.

Good interpersonal and consultative skills

Excellent writing and communication skills, fluent in English

Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Information Technology Risk and Assurance?

Information technology is one of the key enablers for modern organizations. As one of our information technology risk and assurance professionals, you’ll work with clients to improve the competitive advantage of their IT operations by enhancing efficiency and effectiveness. You’ll help them create and implement processes to identify risks associated with running their systems and find ways to manage those risks. You can expect to work on some of the biggest external and internal audit engagements and we’ll give you the opportunities and support you need to succeed professionally and personally.

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