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Head of Audit

Application Open Date: 
28/08/2020 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
20/09/2020 - 23:59
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
In this role and in the context of the Agency’s mission and objectives, you will: Provide independent and objective assurance and consulting services, as well as professional and high-quality audit services founded on sound values and ethics. These activities are designed to add value, improve the organisation’s operations and support informed decision-making and accountability across the Agency. Support the Agency to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal control, and governance processes, thereby promoting a culture of efficient and effective management within the Agency. Foster a climate of continuous improvement, evaluate and challenge working practices taking account of cost, benefit and risk. Manage all internal audit activities including reporting to the Executive Director and Management Board as required. For the approval of the Management Board, prepare the risk-based Audit Strategy and Annual Audit Plan in accordance with the planning and reporting cycle timetable and ensure that advisory and audit tasks have been performed in line with the International Audit Standards. Implement the Audit Strategy, the annual audit plan and report on results to the Management Board. Monitor the implementation of audit recommendations and report respectively to the Executive Director and Management Board. Manage the Audit Advisory Function staff by inspiring and motivating staff to contribute to achieve common strategic goals of the Agency. Develop audit activities at EMA in line with requirements in the Digital Age. Ensure that the Audit Advisory Function staff fulfil the statutory obligations and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the EMA Code of Conduct and Internal Audit Code of Ethics.
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