Senior Internal Auditor (PAP)

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AU Values    

            • Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all                     

            • Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality                       

            • Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Organization Information

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
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Regular
Location: Midrand, South Africa

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

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

Specific Responsibilities

i.    Reviews and presents Annual and 3-year work plan of the OIA to Management and the CAPA.
ii.    Prepares, reviews and manages the Audit programmes for all audits, investigations and other consulting services.
iii.    Evaluates staff under him. 
iv.    Attends CAPA meetings and provides it with assurance services and technical support.
v.    Performs audit jobs.
vi.    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.
vii.    Performs and supervises investigations matters where necessary.
viii.    Performs consulting services when required by the PAP Management.
ix.    Coordinates and directs Performance audit assignments
x.    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

a)    Knowledge and experience with MS Office, Knowledge of SAP ERP desired.
b)    Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
c)    Report writing skills
d)    Communication and negotiating skills.
e)    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


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.


The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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


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.

Applications must be made not later than 24 October, 2022

Only candidates who have met all the requirements of the post and have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
Only applications registered online with a complete curriculum vitae (CV) attached will be considered. 
The Africa Union is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Requisition ID: 1461

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