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This role supports Vital Advisory in the delivery of consulting and advisory services to our clients. The role has scope you to use and further develop your knowledge and experience to undertake IT audits for our clients.

Your client-related work may include:

•    Understanding business context, audit scope and drivers for audit activities

•    Developing proposals for undertaking audit activities

•    Developing audit objectives, audit plans and testing programs

•    Developing detailed controls assessment activities, including developing sampling techniques

•    Performing business, threat and technical risk assessments

•    Performing audit tests of IT systems, controls and business processes

•    Undertaking third party and other security assessments

•    Maintaining reliable audit working papers

•    Developing and delivering audit related reports and presentations


In addition to delivering services to our customers, other key requirements of this role are:

•    Business acumen and understanding of business context and drivers related to governance, risk, IT, and security

•    Ensuring timely and high-quality delivery of services to customers

•    Maintaining a high level of professional ethical standards

•    A commitment to ongoing learning for personal and professional development

•    A commitment to collaboration within the team and with our clients

•    Ability to coach and manage other staff, as required


The key knowledge areas for this role are:

•    Knowledge of IT audit concepts, techniques, approaches and challenges

•    Knowledge of IT, systems development methods and IT’s impact on business

•    Knowledge of IT, information security and related frameworks (such as ISO27001, NIST CSF, CSP234, PCI-DSS, ITIL)

•    Knowledge of risk and governance frameworks (such as COBIT5, ISO31000)


Soft skills are also important in this role and include:

•    Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

•    Initiative and commitment to continual improvement

•    Flexibility with scheduling and work allocation

•    Analytical ability to break down problems into constituent parts to develop solutions

•    Effective communication skills and expertise, such as in translating technical jargon into business language

•    Proven ability to analyse, assess and/or audit an IT environment to recommendations and improvements


Qualifications and certifications

We see qualifications and certifications as a demonstration of both your expertise and your commitment to the profession.  For this role you may have:

•    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

•    Certified Information Security Manager certification (CISM)

•    Certified in Risks and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

•    Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)

•    Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

•    A bachelor’s degree in computer science, cyber-security or a related field


Relevant experience should include:

•    At least five years’ experience in IT audit

•    Solid understanding of information technology and audit processes and methods

•    Sound project management and communication skills


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