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UN Women: Chief, Internal Audit Service
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York City, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||13-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 Year|
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The service will be responsible for provision of internal audits to UN Women and its affiliated funds. The internal audit service provides independent, objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls. The internal audit service is a key component of the independent internal oversight system of UN Women which together with the office providing independent evaluations will be under the overall supervision of the Director of Independent Evaluation and Audit Services of UN Women.
The Chief of Internal Audit Service will support the Director of the Independent Evaluation and Audit Servce of UN Women in the management of the internal audit services. The Chief of Internal Audit Service together with the Director of the Independent Evaluation and Audit Service interacts with the Executive Board, Audit Advisory Committee and others on internal audit matters, maintains a close working relationship with the United Nations Board of Auditors (external auditors of UN Women), ensures interface, complemental coordination with the investigation service provider of UN Women and fosters coordination and cooperation with the internal audit and investigation offices of other organizations of the United Nations system.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the formulation, communication and implementation of the internal audit strategy aligned with the risk appetite and risk profile of UN Women:
Plan, manage, and directly participate in the audits, ensuring their proper execution particularly quality assurance procedures in accordance with the Institute of Internal Audit standards and the internal audit guidelines:
Represent UN Women in meetings to build and maintain partnerships:
Manage the internal audit service:
Lead Knowledge management and sharing initiatives:
Perform any other tasks as requested by the Director of independent Evaluation and Audit Services for UN Women.
Key Performance Indicators:
Contributions to knowledge management.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf.
Ability to Develop innovative solution.
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.