Deloitte Risk Advisory - Data Analytics - Insurance Specialists Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Risk Advisory - Data Analytics - Insurance Specialists Jobs in South Africa

Company Description

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at

    About the Division

  • The value that Deloitte Risk Advisory Africa creates for organisations is synonymous with operational excellence. Deloitte Analytics is the practice of using data to drive business strategy and performance while managing risk. It includes a range of approaches and solutions, from looking backward to evaluate what happened in the past to looking forward to conducting scenario planning and predictive modelling.

  • We assist our clients in solving a wide variety of data related problems and define strategies for them to better manage, interpret and monetize their data assets. We are the leaders in analytics both globally and in South Africa and work across all the big companies, with a large focus on financial services and a strong footprint into the rest of Africa.

    What impact will you make?

  • Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

    Job Description

  • We are looking for Consultants and Senior Consultants to join our Deloitte Analytics practice. You will have the opportunity to work with our Insurance team in understanding and implementing the IFRS 17 accounting standard for our clients, from a data and systems perspective. While it is advantageous to have IFRS 17 knowledge, it is not a pre-requisite for the position; we are looking for strong data expertise. You must have a keen interest in the insurance space and a strong desire to gain the knowledge required to advise on and implement the data and solutions specific to IFRS 17.

  • Typical project tasks will include, performing gap analysis between client data and the data requirements specific
    to IFRS 17, performing requirements analysis, detailing client process and data flows, assistance in developing engineering pipelines, data management and analytics solutions.

    Technical Competencies

  • Process and data flow mapping

  • Documenting as-is and to-be High level solution architecture

  • Data and systems impact assessment

  • Data Management

  • Data governance

  • Data lineage

  • Data gap analysis

  • Data quality assessment development and analysis

  • Data transformation/manipulation, enrichment and alignment (SQL, other (advantageous).

  • Data engineering (ETL – SSIS, Cloud integration tools Azure/AWS (Highly advantageous).

  • Practical knowledge of insurance processes and operations.

  • Practical knowledge of IFRS17 from a data and systems perspective.

  • Demonstrated project exposure.

  • Consulting skills.

  • Sound financial knowledge and understanding.

  • Business acumen.

    Behavioural Competencies

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills.

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team (actuarial, finance, data and systems).

  • Desire to develop self.

  • Client delivery focus.

  • Adaptable and flexible.

  • Focus on quality.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving with the ability to identify opportunity and add value through insights.

  • Analytical

  • Drives own continuous improvement.


  • Preference will be provided to candidates with bachelor’s degree or related qualifications/ experience such as:

  • Bachelor of Commerce.

  • Information technology or business informatics.

  • Computer science or engineering.

  • Other relevant data and analytics qualifications.


  • 3 - 5 years practical experience gained within the Insurance industry, in Life and/ or General with exposure to Insurance processes, operations, data and innovation.

  • Experience in data projects (IFRS 17 highly advantageous).

  • Demonstrated ability with assisting businesses in deriving value from existing data.

  • Experience with financial systems and processes.

  • Previous consulting experience will be advantageous.

  • Digital transformation experience will be useful.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Risk Advisory - Data Analytics - Insurance Specialists Jobs in South Africa

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