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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||21-Feb-13|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Renewable|
The Office of Audit and Investigations (OAI) is responsible for internal audit and investigations services to UNDP and its affiliated entities. OAI provides independent, objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls.
Based on an agreement with UN Women, OAI also assumes the internal audit function for UN Women. As a dedicated unit, the UN Women Audit Unit (UNWAU) manages the internal audit services for UN Women covering its Headquarters and field offices.
The Audit Specialist reports to the Chief, UN Women Audit Unit. The primary role of the Audit Specialist is to perform comprehensive audits of the UN Women Headquarters business units at Headquarters and in the field and of corporate functions and systems as well as programmes and projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
As a team leader, assumes responsibility and accountability for achieving the audit objectives. This involves:
Assesses the team members’ performance in a participatory manner and documents lessons learned.
Provides direction and guidance to, and coaches team members ensuring effective team functioning.
Presents audit results to management.
Monitors the status of audit recommendations and appraises adequacy of action taken on audit recommendations.
Acts as OIC for the UN Women Audit Unit when necessary.
Impact of Results
Significant decisions are made in assessing organizational risk and providing guidance to business units, functions and projects.
Significant decisions are made in assessing and providing audit ratings of business units, functions, and projects.
Promotes the due regard for effectiveness and efficiency in the use of resources and the safeguarding of assets throughout the organization.
Proposes changes in policies and procedures to the Chief.
Failure to detect and correct weaknesses in management and internal controls could result in loss of resources or reputation of UN Women. This would cause loss of confidence by donors and partners.
Failure to conduct audits professionally and competently could result in unwarranted damage to the reputation of units, functions or individual staff members.
Task Management Skills:
Building & Sharing Knowledge:
Demonstrated ability to perform and/or manage the following services, in accordance with professional standards:
Required Skills and Experience
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.