The primary purpose of the role is to provide strategic leadership in planning, developing, implementing, promoting and evaluating the effectiveness of the Organisation’s Internal Audit strategies, procedures and initiatives.
Formulate audit strategy, audit plan and budget based on the Organisations strategy.
To plan and carry out risk based internal audit engagements.
To prepare and present reports to the Audit Committee periodically .
Oversee the execution of individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the highest level of service quality and client satisfaction.
Proactively advise senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention.
Manage the internal audit activity, ensuring that objectives are met within the ambit of best practice methodology.
Oversee Internal Audit's participation in critical business and technology initiatives and projects ensuring that audit's perspective is effectively voiced and appropriate controls are designed and implemented on a proactive basis.
Maintain audit technology platform leveraging support from the information systems group as needed.
Coordinate the activities of external auditors including how best to leverage the work performed and results produced from Internal Audit's work.
Ensure the development and acceptance of challenging but realistic objectives, plan and budgets by subordinates and help them achieve desired results.
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is a prerequisite.
Must be a holder of a relevant Bachelor’s Degree or professional qualification such as ACCA/CIS/CIMA/CA.
Relevant Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
At least 10 years working experience managing audit operations or related projects.
Excellent analytical, written communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
Must be a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Must be a technically proficient individual with substantial internal audit experience.