DEPUTY DIRECTOR: INTERNAL AUDIT GENERAL CONTROLS REVIEW REF NO: 170524/06

Branch: Director-General
Dir: Information Technology Audits
SALARY : R849 702 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive salary package)
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree at (NQF level 7) in Internal Auditing/Auditing/Accounting.
Three (3) years relevant experience at Assistant Director level in Internal Audit.
Teammate Audit Management System and (4) four years’ experience in data
analysis will be required. Professional Internal Auditor (PIA), Certified Internal
Auditor (CIA), and/or Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) will be an
added advantage. The disclosure of a valid unexpired driver’s license. Generic
Competencies: Planning and organizing. Coordination. Problem-solving and
decision-making. Project management. People management and
empowerment. Client orientation and customer focus. Team leadership.
Diversity management. Communication (verbal and written). Technical
Competencies: In-depth knowledge of Standards for Professional Practice of
Internal Auditing (SPPIA) and Code of Ethics. Knowledge of Information
systems auditing standards including the Control Objectives for Information
and related Technology (COBIT). Knowledge of application and general IT
control reviews (security). Knowledge of data analysis, ACL, CAAT’s.
Knowledge of SDLC, IT security, network communications, client server
environment. Ability to perform technical Information system audits. The Public
Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and Generally Recognised
Accounting Practice (GRAP). Effective use of Teammate audit management
software. Willingness and ability to travel. Computer Literacy.
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DUTIES : Manage the General Controls review Audit Sub-Directorate. Develop the risk
based 3-year strategic annual Internal Audit coverage plans. Lead the
Technology Audit Projects including System Development Reviews, Change
Control Management, Database Controls, Contingency Planning/Disaster
Recovery Reviews, Operating Systems Reviews, Applications Reviews and
General Controls. Identifying and assessing technology and business risks,
developing effective audit programs to address risks, executing appropriate
test of controls, presenting results and recommendations to management,
developing effective audit report. Participating in special projects to improve
information system controls and management information. Partnering with
management to develop practical and cost-effective solutions to IT internal
controls issues. Serving as a department subject matter expert on technology
controls and practices and providing audit teams with appropriate input on
related audit coverage. Establishing strong relationships with technology
business management to stay abreast of business issues and changes to the
risk profile of the Department. Staying current on changes in information
technology, audit, financial services, and regulatory compliance.
Demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement of IT audit processes
and practices. Coaching, developing, and training audit staff. Ensuring that
Audits are performed in line with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Standards and COBIT methodology. Manage the implementation of the
approved audit operational plan. Manage the communication of the audit
results and the audit outcomes. Participate in the coordination with other
internal and external service providers of assurance to ensure proper coverage
to minimise duplication of effort. Manage the sub programme human resource
through developing, implementation and monitoring the annual staff
development, job training and continued professional development.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. P. Jordaan, Tel No: (012) 336 8854
APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please forward your application quoting the relevant
reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag
X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of
Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria, 0001.
FOR ATTENTION : Planning, Recruitment and Selection Unit

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