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IT Auditor - African Union Commission

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    Jobtitle: IT Auditor
    Grade: P2
    Supervisor: Director of Internal Audit
    : Office of Internal Audit

    Duty Station
    : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Job Purpose:

    Underthe supervision of the Director of Internal Audit and in consultation withother internal audit team, the IT Auditor is responsible for performing information systems audit work. Among others, she/he will be responsible for examining and evaluation the Commission's IT strategies, operation and control.She/He will also provide technical assistance for the audit team to undertake audit processes in IT environment.

    Major duties and responsibilities:

    a. Assist in the development and ongoing maintenance of the departmental IT audit plan,
    b. Contribute to the development of the Annual Internal Audit Plan and develops new and improved procedures and techniques related to internal controls over systems and technology.
    c. Participate in the formulation ofinformation technology strategies, policies and plans,
    d. Use and develop knowledge of auditprinciples, control objectives, and methods of investigation and testing,including use of software query and analysis tools.

    e. Design and conduct audits of automated information systems and information technology in all areas of the Commission. Review projects with significant Information Technology content,

    f. Review and test controls in IT systemsand functions to ensure the integrity and security of information andcontinuity of operations.
    g. Draft clear and relevantrecommendations, present it for review,
    h. Communicate audit results andrecommendations to all levels of management through oral presentations andwritten reports and follow up their implementation,

    i. Perform any other duty as may beassigned.

    Qualifications and Experience Required

    Candidates must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, computer science, and/or management information systems and have a firm grasp of technology and security concepts. A professional qualification such as the Certified Information System Security Auditor (CISA) or theCertified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) the Certified Public Accountant (CPA),Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation or equivalent from a recognized Institution is highly desirable.
    IT Auditor must have at least 8 years of relevant working experience in auditing, of whichat least 3 years should bein IT auditing and/or should have a strong exposure of information technology application and security areas.

    Other relevant skills

    - Hands-on experience with various programming languages, computer operating and database management systems is highlydesirable.

    - Working knowledge of data analysis;
    - Management experience, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to organize and motivate others, and to work in amulti-cultural environment;

    - Excellent drafting and reporting skills;
    - Good communication and negotiating skills;
    - Good planning and organizational skills.

    Language requirement

    Proficiency inone of the African Union working languages is a requirement; Knowledge of oneor more of the other AU working languages would be an added advantage.

    Age requirement:

    Candidates must preferably be between 25and 35 years old.

    Tenure of Appointment:

    The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3)years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.

    Gender Mainstreaming:

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

    Indicative basic salary of US$27,892.00 per annum plus other related entitlements- e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), Housing allowance($17,222.40 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other educationrelated expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.

    Applicationsmust be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website http://www.aucareers.org not later than 24 April 2012