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  • Posted: Sep 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The African Union is a continental union consisting of 54 countries in Africa.
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    Senior Internal Auditor (PAP)

    Requisition ID: 1461
    Location: Midrand, South Africa
    Contract  Type: Regular
    Reports to: Committee on Audit and Public Accounts of the PAP and the President of the PAP
    Directorate/Department : Bureau of the PAP
    Division: Internal Audit Unit
    Number of Direct Reports: 1
    Number of Indirect Reports: 1
    Job Grade: P3

    Purpose of Job

    • To Provide technical support in auditing PAP activities designed to add value and improve operations and the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

    Main Functions

    • Coordinates all the work in the OIA.
    • Supervises the Internal Auditor.
    • iTransmits and explains management policies and organizational objectives of the PAP to all staff members of the OIA.
    • Sets objectives of the OIA Unit.
    • Determines and recommends staff requirements and their job specification where necessary.
    • Participates in staff recruitment both for the OIA and other Units.
    • Attends Management and Bureau meetings and provides advice where required.
    • Presents reports to the PAP Management and the Committee on Audit and Public Accounts.

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Reviews and presents Annual and 3-year work plan of the OIA to Management and the CAPA.
    • Prepares, reviews and manages the Audit programmes for all audits, investigations and other consulting services.
    • Evaluates staff under him. 
    • Attends CAPA meetings and provides it with assurance services and technical support.
    • Performs audit jobs.
    • Reviews from time to time the Risk Management System of the PAP and advises on the status of the risk register and risk management process.
    • Performs and supervises investigations matters where necessary.
    • Performs consulting services when required by the PAP Management.
    • Coordinates and directs Performance audit assignments
    • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the Management and Bureau of the PAP. 

    Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

    • Master’s Degree in Finance Management, Accounting, Business Administration, with 7 years progressive experience in Auditing or any related field. Two (2) of which must have been obtained at supervisory level.
    • Certificate in CIA ACCA, CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA or other related certification is an added advantage
    • Experience in working on ERP-SAP


    • Bachelor’s Degree in in Finance Management, Accounting, Business Administration, with 10 years progressive experience in Auditing or any related field. Two of which must have been obtained at supervisory level
    • Certificate in CIA, ACCA, CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA or other related certification is an added advantage.

    Required Skills:

    • Knowledge and experience with MS Office, Knowledge of SAP ERP desired.
    • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Report writing skills
    • Communication and negotiating skills.
    • Planning and organizational skills. 

    Leadership Competencies:

    • Strategic Perspective
    • Developing Others
    • Change Management
    • Managing Risk

    Core Competencies:

    • Foster Accountability Culture
    • Communicating with impact
    • Learning Orientation
    • Change Management

    Functional Competencies:

    • Drive for Results
    • Conceptual Thinking
    • Job Knowledge Sharing
    • Fosters Innovation


    • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

    Tenure of Appointment

    • The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period.
    • Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.


    • Indicative basic salary of US$ 37,453.00 (P3 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 21,832.68  (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

    Method of Application

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