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Audit Lead – Programme / Projects Assurance

Closing: Jun 19, 2024

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Published: Jun 6, 2024 (9 days ago)

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Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in project management, business administration or IT preferred,
  • Professional certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project assurance, project management, internal auditing, or related roles within the financial services industry.


Responsibilities
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in project management, business administration or IT preferred,
  • Professional certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project assurance, project management, internal auditing, or related roles within the financial services industry.


1. Project Assurance and Advisory:

  • Conduct independent assessments of critical and strategic projects, including program management, project governance, risk management, and control processes.
  • Evaluate the alignment of projects with the organization's strategic objectives, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Assess the effectiveness of project planning, execution, and monitoring processes, including scope, schedule, budget, and resource management.
  • Identify potential risks, issues, and control deficiencies within projects and provide recommendations for mitigation and improvement.

2. Subject Matter Expertise and Collaboration:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in project assurance, providing guidance and expertise to audit teams across various domains, including process audits, cybersecurity audits, and information systems audits.
  • Collaborate with audit teams to ensure comprehensive coverage of project risks, controls, and compliance requirements.
  • Foster knowledge-sharing and cross-functional collaboration among audit teams to deliver integrated project assurance services.

3. Project Risk Management:

  • Assist project teams in establishing and maintaining effective risk management frameworks and processes.
  • Evaluate the identification, assessment, and mitigation of project risks, including operational, financial, technological, and strategic risks.
  • Provide guidance and support to project teams in developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies.

4. Reporting and Communication:

  • Prepare comprehensive reports detailing project assurance findings, risks, and recommendations for remediation.
  • Present findings and recommendations to project teams, senior management, and relevant stakeholders, including the Chief Internal Auditor.
  • Collaborate with audit teams to ensure effective coordination and communication of project-related risks and issues.

5. Continuous Improvement and Thought Leadership:

  • Stay updated with emerging project management practices, regulatory changes, and industry best practices related to project assurance and advisory.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities and knowledge-sharing events to enhance technical and advisory skills for the Internal Audit function across the group.
  • Contribute to the development of project assurance methodologies, frameworks, and best practices within the organization.
 


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