Assistant Director, Internal Audit [Internal Audit & Risk Advisory Division] 2-Year Contract

Recruiter
SkillsFuture Singapore
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
30 Jul 2021
Closes
01 Aug 2021
Ref
562026
Experience level
Director
Agency: SkillsFuture Singapore
Job no.: 562026
Work type: Contract, Full-time, Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories: Accounting, Audit, Finance, Administration Support, Corporate Strategy/Top Management, Investigation, Organisation Development, Policy Formulation

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Education (MOE). It will drive and coordinate the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promote a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning through the pursuit of skills mastery, and strengthen the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore.

SSG will strengthen the adult training infrastructure by taking on all existing functions of the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and guide the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of adult educators. SSG will play a key role in the quality assurance for private education institutions and adult training centres. Together with educational institutions and training partners, SSG will ensure that students and working adults have access to high quality, industry-relevant training throughout life. SSG will also bring together synergies in continuing education and training (CET) and pre-employment training (PET), so skills requirements will continue to meet the demands of different sectors of the economy.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Internal Audit Unit within the Internal Audit & Risk Advisory Division
  • Develop a good understanding of the organisation's financial, operational and strategic management to assist in the development of the internal audit plan
  • Conduct internal audits, provide recommendations to remediate issues identified and prepare internal audit reports
  • Manage projects outsourced to internal audit service providers to ensure timely project completion and that work was adequately carried out to meet the intended objectives
  • Manage whistle-blowing hotline and direct cases to the relevant investigating divisions
  • Provide control advisory to promote the adoption of good control practices across the organisation
  • Perform ad-hoc projects, where required, as directed by the Audit & Risk Committee and/or the Chief Executive of the organisation
  • Secretariat to the Audit & Risk Committee
  • Assist in other administrative duties

Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualification. Relevant certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) will be advantageous
  • Minimum 10 years of internal audit and relevant experience, preferably with a combination of public and private sector experience
  • Meticulous with strong technical skills and an aptitude in root cause analysis
  • Good verbal communication and report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to influence and negotiate for resolution of issues in a collaborative manner
  • Resilient and able to adapt quickly in an environment with steep learning curve
  • A team player who is able to build good working relationship with co-workers and proactively strives to make positive contributions towards the development of the division and the organisation
  • Candidates without the required qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting

Advertised: 16 Jul 2021
Applications close: 12 Aug 2021

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