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ECOWAS Recruitment Application Form 2019 – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

ECOWAS Recruitment Application Form 2019.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.

Apply for ECOWAS Recruitment Application Form.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Principal Officer, Information Systems – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title: Principal Officer, Information Systems

Location: Abuja
Institution: Office of Auditor General of ECOWAS Institutions
Department: Auditor General
Division: Information Systems
Line Supervisor: Auditor General
Supervising:  Information Systems Auditor
Grade: P5

Role Overview

  • This incumbent reports directly to the Auditor General, he is responsible for Implementing comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Performs general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems.
  • Performs information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • Directs and/or performs reviews of internal control procedures and security for systems under development and/or enhancements to current systems.
  • Maintains and develops computerized audit software.
  • Prepares Concept Notes and terms of Reference (ToR) for all Audits to be outsourced.
  • Manages all Audits outsourced and ensures that they are completed on time and the relevant reports issued.
  • Preparation of audit planning memoranda, determination of the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Lead and manage subordinates in the performance of audit assignments and ensure compliance with the audit time schedule.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual
  • Prepares audit finding memoranda and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for distribution to management.
  • Consults with and advises management on various operational issues related to computerized information systems, and on general business operations as needed.
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Coordinates and interacts with external auditors, administrators, faculty, staff and law enforcement officials as appropriate; may be required to testify in court.
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems as well as succession plans.
  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial and investigative audits, as assigned.
  • Serve as a Super User for the Governance Risk Management and Compliance and other risk management tools. This will be done through timely audit recommendations and validation of management’s agreed to actions.
  • Contribute to the continuous update of audit methodology process, tools that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning audit department.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business Systems Analysis & Design, Information Systems Management or related discipline from a university of recognized standing;
  • 10 years progressively responsible experience in the planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems and telecommunications; 6 years relevant international work and 5 years at a supervisory level;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information systems and telecommunications technologies for large and complex geographically dispersed organizational environments;
  • Knowledge of ICT industry benchmarks for performance, enhance services and performance management with demonstrated ability to lead a programme transformation;
  • Demonstrated competence to drive the development, review and communication of ICT policies and standards throughout ECOWAS Commission and Institutions, ensuring consistency and pragmatism in the maintenance of these policies and standards.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Remuneration
Annual Salary: 33607 UA – 37996 UA.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.


2. Principal Internal Auditor – Project Inspection and Evaluation – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title: Principal Internal Auditor – Project Inspection and Evaluation

Location: Abuja
Departement: Auditor General
Directorate: Programme Performance Audit
Division: Project Inspection and Evaluation
Line Supervisor: Director, Programme Performance Audit
Supervising: Auditors

Role Overview

  • Reporting to the Director of Audit, Program Performance, he/she is responsible for Implementing comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Performs general Programme reviews, for simple to complex Programmes.
  • Performs information control reviews to include programme objectives, outcomes and performance indicators.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Directs and/or performs reviews of Internal Control procedures and security for systems under development and/or enhancements to current systems.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual.
  • Prepares concept Notes and terms of reference (ToR) for all Evaluation/ Inspection to be outsourced.
  • Manages all Evaluation and Inspections outsourced and ensures that they are completed on time and relevant reports issued.
  • Preparation of evaluation and Inspection planning memoranda, determination of the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Lead and manage subordinates in the performance of Evaluation and Inspection assignments and ensure compliance with the audit time schedule.
  • Prepares Evaluation and Inspection finding memoranda and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for distribution to management.
  • Consults with and advises management on various operational issues related to programme management and on general business operations as needed.
  • Follows up on findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Coordinates and interacts with external auditors, administrators, faculty, staff and law enforcement officials as appropriate; may be required to testify in court.
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of Audit management tools, and in developing methods for review and analysis of projects Implemented.
  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant Project Inspection and Evaluation state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Contribute to the continuous update of audit methodology process, tools that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning audit department.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in project management, business administration, finance, accounting, Project Management or related field is required.
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), and, Certified Programme/ Project Management Specialist equivalent from a university of recognized standing.

Work experience:

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, project Management, or related area is required. Experience in supervisory functions is desirable. Experience in public sector auditing;
  • Knowledge and experience in Management and Project Inspection and Evaluation.
  • Very good knowledge of audit theory and practice, including principles and practical implementation of enterprise risk management, corporate governance issues and internal control practices.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Salary
Annual Salary: 33,607 UA – 37,996 UA.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.


3. Principal Internal Auditor (Abuja + Agencies + Commission, Parliament – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title: Principal Internal Auditor  (Abuja + Agencies + Commission, Parliament, CCJ, ERERA, WRCC, EYSDC, ECREEE)

Location: Abuja
Grade: P5
Department: Auditor General
Directorate: Internal Audit
Division: Audit Commission + Agencies
Line Supervisor: Director, Internal Audit
Supervising: Auditors

Role Overview

  • Implementing comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership for the assigned audit activities and support the Director – Internal Audit in the fulfilment of the Directorate’s responsibilities.
  • Execute an internal audit strategy based on the formulated risk assessment.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual.
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on deficiencies, control gaps, recommendations, the status and remediation of audit findings.
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Influence the strengthening of the control environment, through Governance, Risk and Compliance and other risk management tools. This will be done through timely audit recommendations and validation of management’s agreement to actions.
  • Ensure the coordination with other leaders and managers in the Office of The Auditor General as well as the Auditor General.
  • Develop and maintain an infrastructure of audit methodology process, tools, and communication of audit results and business advisory consultations that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning audit department.
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results and documentation process.
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems as well as succession plans.
  • Develop the skills and abilities of all team members, with the result that they perform to their highest potential and optimize their current and future job performance.
  • Develop the depth of the team, including ongoing management succession planning.
  • Appraise all Auditors at least once a year and advise on training and development needs.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field is required, and Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), and Certified International Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or equivalent from a university of recognized standing

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics, or related area is required. Experience in supervisory functions is desirable. Experience in public sector auditing will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in ERP environment (SAP) and using specialized IT audit applications.
  • Expert knowledge of audit theory and practice, including principles and practical implementation of enterprise risk management, corporate governance issues and internal control practices.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and Age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of the second language.

Annual Salary
33607 UA  –  37996 UA.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.


4. Principal Internal Auditor – Institutions Outside Abuja, WAHO, GIABA – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title:  Principal Internal Auditor – Institutions outside Abuja, WAHO, GIABA

Location: Abuja
Department: Auditor General
Directorate: Internal Audit
Division: Audit- (Institutions outside Abuja)
Line Supervisor: Director, Internal Audit
Supervising: Auditors
Grade: P5

Role Overview

  • Implementing comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director, Internal Audit in the preparation of audit planning memoranda, determination of the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Review functions and activities to determine the nature of operations, operations, and related internal controls to achieve established objectives.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual
  • Lead and manage subordinates in the performance of audit assignments and ensure compliance with the audit time schedule.
  • Prepare audit reports and submits them to the Director, Internal Audit for review and subsequent approval by the Auditor General.
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Ensure the safe custody of audit working papers, both hard and soft copies.
  • Influence the strengthening of the control environment, through Governance Risk and Compliance and other risk management tools. This will be done through timely audit recommendations and validation of management’s agreed to actions.
  • Contribute to the continuous update of audit methodology process, tools that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning audit department.
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems as well as succession plans.
  • Assist with the Director, Internal Audit on capacity building programmes for the subordinates.
  • Develop the depth of the team, including ongoing management succession planning.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field is required, and Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), and Certified International Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or equivalent from a university of recognized standing;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics, or related area is required. Experience in supervisory functions is desirable. Experience in public sector auditing;
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications, such as IDEA, ACL, and TeamMate
  • Expert knowledge of audit theory and practice, including principles and practical implementation of enterprise risk management, corporate governance issues and internal control practices.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Remuneration
Annual Salary: 33607 UA – 37996 UA.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.


5. Auditor – ECOWAS Recruitment Application Form 2018/2019.

Job Title: Auditor

Location: Abuja
Grade: P3/P4
Departement: Auditor General
Division: Internal Auditor (Commission + Agencies)
Line Supervisor: Principal Internal Auditor Commission + Agencies

Role Overview

  • Implement comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Execute and improve of the institution’s governance through offering valuable input to Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and other risk management tools.
  • Execute and positively contribute to the performance of risk-based audit activities on the ECOWAS institutions and Agencies as will be instructed.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual.
  • Ensure the timely completion of internal audit engagements.
  • Record, compile and summarise all findings related to audit programs in audit files for review by a supervisor.
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.
  • Improve or adapt as needed audit programs in accordance with the annual audit plan.
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Ensure that professional internal auditing standards are followed.
  • Maintain healthy working relationships with managers at all levels.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • First degree or equivalent degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field is required. A master’s degree will be an advantage.
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), or equivalent from a university of recognized standing.
  • Bachelors Degree in a finance, commerce or related field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of Five (05) years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance or related area is required.
  • Proven and hands-on experience in public sector auditing.
  • Very good practical knowledge of SAP.
  • Knowledge of auditing standards and practices, risk assessment, and applicable financial rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Salary
Annual Salary: 23,724 UA –  28,590 UA

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.


6. Auditor, Project Inspection and Evaluation – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title: Auditor, Project Inspection and Evaluation

Location: Abuja
Grade: P3/ P4
Department: Auditor General
Directorate: Programme Performance Audit
Division: Project Inspection and Evaluation
Line Supervisor: Principal Auditor Project Inspection and Evaluation

Role Overview

  • Implement comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Positively contribute to the execution and improvement of the institution’s governance through offering valuable input to Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and other risk management tools.
  • Execute and positively contribute to the performance of risk-based audit activities on the ECOWAS institutions and Agencies as will be instructed.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual.
  • Ensure the timely completion of internal audit engagements.
  • Record, compile and summarise all findings related to audit programs in audit files for review by a supervisor.
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.
  • Improve or adapt as needed audit programs in accordance with the annual audit plan.
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Ensure that professional internal auditing standards are followed.
  • Maintain healthy working relationships with managers at all levels.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • First degree (Bachelor) or equivalent degree in Business Administration, Social Science, Finance, Accounting, Commerce or related field is required. A master’s degree will be an advantage.
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), or equivalent from a university of recognized standing.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance or related area is required.
  • Proven and hands-on experience in public sector auditing.
  • Very good practical knowledge of SAP.
  • Knowledge of auditing standards and practices, risk assessment, and applicable financial rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and Age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Annual Salary
23724 UA  –  28590 UA

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.


7. Director, Program Performance Audit – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title: Director, Program Performance Audit

Location: Abuja
Grade: D1
Department: Auditor General
Directorate: Programme Performance Audit
Line Supervisor: Auditor General
Supervising: Principal Internal Auditor Project Inspection and Evaluation and Principal Internal Auditor Operational Compliance.

Role Overview

  • Responsible for the overall functioning of the Programme Evaluation and Impact Directorate of the Office of the Auditor General and its operations, development and the coordination of its Audit activities.
  • The scope of work will be the evaluation (performance and impact) of all ECOWAS projects and programmes as well as donor funded projects and programmes, as well as ensuring their operational compliance.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Auditor General in providing strategic leadership for audit activities and support the Auditor General in the fulfilment of the oversight responsibilities of the office. This will be done through preparation of the strategic and annual audit plans of all projects and programmes as well as their risk assessments
  • Influence the strengthening of the control environment surrounding Projects and Programmes, through Governance, Risk and Compliance and other Risk Management tools
  •  Prepare an Internal Audit Strategy based on matters decided upon through a comprehensive Risk Assessment. As appropriate, update the Risk Assessment and audit plan during the year in response to Business or Industry developments.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Audit Manual
  • Oversee timely and accurate reporting on deficiencies, control gaps and the status and remediation of audit findings.
  • Review reports that reflect Audit results and document process.
  • Support the strengthening of the control environment, through Governance, Risk Management and Compliance and other Risk Management tools.
  • Ensure the coordination of work of the Principal Internal Auditors with their teams.
  • Supervise subordinate Auditors in the performance of Audit engagements in line with the acceptable International Standards.
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Assist the Auditor General to advise Top Management and the Audit Committee/ Council of Ministers on Audit, and Internal Control matters.
  • Oversee the development of an infrastructure of Audit methodology process, tools, and communication of Audit
  • Results and Business Advisory consultations that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Social Science or related field is required.
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent from a university of recognized standing;

Work Experience:

  • At least Twelve (12) years working experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Administration, Finance, Accounting and Strategic Planning.
  • Knowledge of Business and Management principles involved in, Resource Allocation, Human Resource Management, Leadership Technique, Production Methods, and Coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Programme Evaluation and Impact Auditing, Management and the Technical field of oversight.
  • Professional knowledge and competence to conduct and supervise complex audits, review work of others and to produce internal audit reports.
  • In-depth experience with Risk Analysis and Control Assessment Technique and Internal Controls.
  • Sufficient knowledge of SAP or similar ERP Systems

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and Age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Annual Salary
38814 UA  –  48222 UA

Application Closing Date
25th February, 201

ECOWAS Recruitment Application Form 2019 – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

ECOWAS Recruitment Application Form 2019.

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8. Director of Internal Audit – ECOWAS Recruitment.

Job Title: Director of Internal Audit

Location: Abuja
Grade: D1
Departement: Auditor General
Line Supervisor: Auditor General of ECOWAS Institutions
Supervising: Principal Auditor ( Commission + Agencies); Principal Auditor ( Institutions, Agencies and Offices); Office Manager; Office Aide.

Role Overview

  • Responsible for the overall functioning of the Directorate of Internal Audit of the Office of the Auditor General and its operation, development and the coordination of its Audit activities and implement comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Auditor General in providing strategic leadership for audit activities and support the Auditor General in the fulfilment of the oversight responsibilities of the office. This will be done through preparation of the strategic and annual audit plans of all Institutions and Agencies as well as their risk assessments.
  • Prepare an Internal Audit strategy based on matters decided upon through a comprehensive Risk Assessment. As appropriate, update the Risk Assessment and Audit Plan during the year in response to developments in the global operating environment.
  • Oversee timely and accurate reporting on deficiencies, control gaps and the status and remediation of Audit Findings.
  • Review reports that reflect audit results and document process.
  • Support the strengthening of the control environment, through Governance, Risk Management and Compliance and other Risk Management tools.
  • Ensure the coordination of work of the Principal Internal Auditors with their teams.
  • Oversee the development of an infrastructure of Audit methodology process, tools, and communication of Audit Results and Business Advisory consultations that are efficient and effective to support a high functioning Internal Audit Directorate.
  • Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual.
  • Supervise subordinate Auditors in the performance of Audit engagements in line with the acceptable International Standards.
  • Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
  • Assist the Auditor General to advise top management and the Audit Committee/ Council of Ministers on Audit, and Internal Control matters.
  • Follow up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Develop the skills and abilities of all team members, with the result that they perform to their highest potential and optimize their current and future job performance.
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems as well as succession plans
  • Perform any other tasks as directed by the Auditor General.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field is required.
  • Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent from a university of recognized standing.

Work experience:

  • Knowledge of Business and Management principles involved in Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Resource allocation, Human Resources Management, Leadership Technique, Production methods, and Coordination of people and resources.
  • 12 years progressively responsible experience in the mentioned  field or related field including 6 years of international work experience and 5 years at a supervisory level;
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Auditing, Management and the Technical field of oversight;
  • Professional knowledge and competence to conduct and supervise complex internal audits, review work of others and to produce internal audit reports.
  • In-depth experience with risk analysis and control assessment technique and internal controls.
  • Sufficient knowledge of SAP or similar ERP Systems.

Ecowas Special Requirements
Citizenship and age:

  • Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community
  • The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

Languages:

  • Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

Salary
Annual Salary: 38,814 UA  –  48,222 UA.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2019.

How to Apply ECOWAS Recruitment Online.

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