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  • Posted on: 10 November, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Globalprofilers is an international recruitment & HR consultancy company, we are providing a wide range of recruitment and selection services to local and international companies in Africa. Our Team of dedicated consultants offers businesses to get the right and best talent across wide range of sectors and professions.

    Africa is experiencing an economic boom in all sectors. It is a dynamic as well as complex & diverse market. Our Specialized approach is backed by deep understanding of all aspects of business and industry in this challenging and growing market whilst retaining our global standards in talent acquisition and HR services.

    Head of Internal Audit

     

    Responsibilities: 

    Job Summary 

    The individual is to manage the Internal Audit function of the Organization. To ensure that the Internal Audit Function provides an independent assessment of the adequacy of Organizations’ internal systems and controls, including the systems for appropriate identification and evaluation of risk and for ensuring compliance with all applicable law and regulation. To draw any weaknesses or shortcomings noted to the attention of management.

    Responsibilities 

    • To apply a risk-based approach to the review of the systems and controls of the Organization through the development of an annual programme of audit review work.
    • To discuss the findings of audit reviews with management on a constructive basis in order to develop the most appropriate, proportionate solutions to issues arising.
    • To report the results of audit reviews, including management responses and proposed action plans to address issues arising, to the Management
    • To perform follow-up work ensuring management progress actions within the agreed time scales and to escalate failure to progress actions as the Head of Internal Audit deems appropriate.
    • To perform ad hoc investigations and reviews at the request of the Audit Committees.
    • To manage the co-sourcing arrangement with the external auditors as required.
    • The Head of Internal Audit must be approved by the FSA to perform the controlled function “CF28 – Internal Audit”.
    • To provide an independent challenge to the business view of risk as articulated via the framework.
    • To promote risk management best practice across the Organization 

    Qualification and Experience: 

    • Financial Auditing experience
    • Good knowledge of IFRS
    • At least 5 – 7 years’ experience at one of the Big 4. Subsequent transitional experience at a reputable company at mid – senior Management level
    • ICAN, ACCA or its equivalent
    • B.Sc or BA of grade 2:2 or above
    • Knowledge of specific IT packages e.g. MS Office, CAATs, Visio
    • Experience in the management of audit departments and staff
    • Thorough understanding of the principles and application of good corporate governance, business and operational risk and control processes and procedures 

    Skills/Competencies 

    • Interacting and Communicating
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making
    • Managing Change and Innovation
    • Personal and Team Development
    • Client Focus and
    • Delivering Excellence
    • Leading and Inspiring Professional manner
    • Assertiveness
    • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Works well under pressure
    • Highly developed investigative skills
    • Good time management
    • Ability to use own initiative
    • Strong analytical skills

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    Quality and Compliance Manager

     

    Responsibilities: 

    Develops initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. Manages day-to-day operation of the Program.
    Develops and periodically reviews and updates Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
    Collaborates with other departments (e.g., Risk Management, Internal Audit, Employee Services, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution. Consults with the corporate lawyer as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
    Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
    Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
    Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
    Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
    Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
    Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.
    Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) heightened awareness of Standards of Conduct, and b) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
    Works with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as on-going training for all employees and managers.
    Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and relates activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
    Identify variations and potential high risk areas in securing adherence to standards and procedures as well as assess Data Centre, Disaster Recovery and daily Data Centre operations.
    Recommend corrective action plans and improvements in the resolution of non-compliance with standards detected through monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures
    Schedule and conduct quality audit inspections, analyze and review systems, data and documentation
    Assess the technical infrastructure management to ensure that critical devices are operating at optimum levels as well as the service desk to ensure customer requirements are met and provide successful customer outcomes

    Qualification and Experience: 

    • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or telecommunications or equivalent. Expert in Operational, Risk, Quality Assurance, procedures and regulations is a must
    • Minimum 7 years hands-on experience.
    • Must possess demonstrable and measurable success in a similar role in a challenging environment
    • IT Governance - COBIT.
    • IT Audit
    • IS Vulnerability Assessment

    KEY COMPETENCIES

    • Strong commitment to high standards and quality service.
    • High level of integrity and ethical behavior – sets a good example.
    • Good communication skills – oral, written, IT and presentation.
    • Highly motivated and performance orientated.
    • Committed to development of team talent. Hands-on, performance oriented, practical and pragmatic, with a proven ability to “get the job done”.
    • Strong work ethic, endurance and ability to work long hours under challenging operating conditions.
    • Proven “staying record” – no job hopping.
    • Assertive rather than aggressive

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit Global Profiler's Career Page

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