Senior Manager Technology Risk Consulting

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Consulting, Hybrid working

Grant Thornton Australia is a leading audit, tax and advisory firm where care is just as important as capability – because we believe that the experience is just as important as the outcome. With our values at the core, we are creating a unique and constructive culture where we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

About this role

We are looking for a Senior Manager to join our Cyber and Technology Risk Consulting team who will work closely with our clients to deliver practical technology risk solutions including areas such as controls assurance, technology advisory across a range of topic areas including cyber security, data risk and governance and third-party risk management.

Key responsibilities

  • Scope, lead and deliver a range of technology risk projects including SOC 1, SOC 2, ASAE 3402, ASAE 3150 and technology related internal audit reviews across a range of topic areas.
  • Leverage your knowledge of frameworks and standards including COBIT, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, NIST, Essential 8, to deliver high quality outcomes to your clients.
  • Clearly articulating the risks and opportunities associated with IT to a broad range of technical and executive stakeholders
  • Strong client relationship management throughout the engagement lifecycle including scoping, planning, budget preparation and tracking and effective communication throughout. 
  • Effective communication with internal stakeholders.
  • Coaching and developing a team of Senior Associates / Consultants
  • Active participation in practice management
  • Ability to clearly communicate and demonstrate a logical risk based approach to the review of technology risks.
  • Providing clients with pragmatic recommendations and advice to address areas of concern, risk or opportunity.
  • Active participation in business development activities.

Skills and experience 

We’re looking for an experienced leader skilled in supporting and motivating their team through training and mentoring and fosters a culture of collaboration and inclusion. This role will suit a results driven, client focused and team orientated professional with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Experience with auditing standards and industry frameworks such as SOC 1, SOC 2, ASAE 3402, ASAE 3150, IIA, COBIT, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001 NIST and/or Essential 8.
  • A passion for providing exceptional service and delivery to clients 
  • CISA, CRISC, CISM, CISSP or CA / CPA qualifications, or steps towards achieving these qualifications, will be highly regarded as will experience in a professional services environment
  • Ability to articulate your understanding of major IT systems and their deployment across organisations
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of ownership

If you’re interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team. Marnie is the Talent Acquisition Business Partner recruiting this role. As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do remarkable things are possible. We’re a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We’re driven by our shared purpose – we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you’ll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities – building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You’ll be supported, motivated and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You’ll be empowered to build a career path that’s tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we’ll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • First professional services firm to trial a 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible working options available
  • Funded qualification and paid study leave
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels
  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • And many more!

Your application

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application or if you have any questions about this role, please contact Marnie Wapshott  (, Talent Acquisition Business Partner.

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.

Need some help applying or participating in the recruitment process?

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you require any adaptations to the recruitment process or need any additional support from us to help you perform at your best, we encourage you to select the option when prompted in your application form. Our Talent Acquisition team will then be in touch with you to discuss your preferred method of communication, how we can support you in your application and your individual circumstances.

Alternatively, you can get in contact with our Talent Acquisition team at any stage of the recruitment process via their details above or at


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