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Administrative Audit Specialist
|Location :||Kuwait, KUWAIT|
|Application Deadline :||22-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|Type of Contract :||Other|
|Post Level :||Other|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
UNDP and the State of Kuwait, represented by the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council of Planning and Development (GSSCPD), strive to enhance institutional capacities at various government agencies by providing them with necessary technical support to strengthen their capacities and skills to perform their expected duties.
Under the framework of the Institutional Capacity Development for Implementation of the Kuwait National Development Plan (ICDI/KNDP) project, UNDP and GSSCPD attempt to support the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB) to create an enabling environment for KNDP results. The aim is to enhance institutional and human capacities of the CSB for evidence-based plans and policies on sustainable development. One of the outputs aims at developing the capacity of the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB) through the development of systematic national statistical tools and information systems and production of periodic statistics and data.
Within this context, CSB is seeking to recruit an Administrative Audit Specialist to support the Technical Office Department in improving governance through the provision of technical advisory and capacity building to the relevant staff at CSB in this area.
The consultancy will be an immediate contribution to ICDI/KNDP project output- Enhanced institutional and human capacities of the CSB for evidence–based plans and policies on sustainable development, while contributing to the implementation KNDP objectives on the modernization of the CSB.
Duties and Responsibilities
The main objective of the assignment is for the Administrative Audit Specialist to recommend and contribute to the establishment of appropriate administrative audit processes for CSB. This is to enhance and improve the systematic national statistical tools and information systems on a constant basis. In doing so, the consultant is expected to refer to the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to ensure CSB’s operations are in adherence with Kuwait Government laws and regulations and to continuously support staff capacity development in this area by ensuring the availability of proper training frameworks.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Technical Office Department and in close coordination with the GSSCPD, and the ICDI/KNDP Project Management unit, the consultant will assume the following tasks:
Provision of technical support to enhance and improve audit and internal control systems of CSB. The objective is to provide all levels of management with sufficient, relevant and useful information that will aid to ensure:
Provide on the job training to enable the relevant teams at CSB to implement their role in audit and quality control:
Outputs and Deliverables:
Required Methodologies / Alignments
Roles and Coordination Requirements
The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Technical Office Department at CSB. The consultant will also report to GSSCPD and the ICDI/KNDP Project Management based with the International Cooperation Department at the GSSCPD by submitting regular reports on progress and impact of the assignment.
The Administrative Audit Specialist should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Required Skills and Experience
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.