Background OAI reports to the Administrator and is responsible for internal audit and investigations services to UNDP and its affiliated entities.
OAI provides independent, objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls.
As part of its assurance work, OAI also supports the annual audit exercise of non-governmental / nationally implemented projects (HACT / NIM projects) in some 150 countries where UNDP operates and reviews and analyses the resulting audit reports submitted by audit firms and government audit institutions.
OAI has a decentralized organizational structure with a Headquarters Audit Section based in New York and Regional Audit Center’s (RAC) located in five locations : Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Pretoria (South Africa), Dakar (Senegal), Panama City (Panama) and Istanbul (Turkey).
The RAC is normally staffed with a Chief (P-5 level), one Programme Specialist / Audit (P-4 level), three Audit Specialists (P-
4 or P-3 level), and one Audit / Administrative Associate (G-6 level).The Audit Specialist at P3 level reports to the Chief of the Regional Audit Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean (RAC-
LAC) that covers a portfolio of 25 UNDP country offices in the region. The primary role of the Audit Specialist is to perform internal audits of UNDP country offices in the region and to review the annual HACT / NIM audit exercise under the direct supervision of the RAC Chief.
The location of the offices covered by the RAC-LAC may induce areas with hardship or hazardous working conditions Duties and Responsibilities Management
based audit plans / programmes.
c)Assess country office follow-up action plans;d)Preparation of HACT / NIM review letters and supervision to consultants engaged in the HACT / NIM exercise.
d)Assess draft and final reports produced by external audit firms;e)Assess the performance of the work performed by the audit firms. Client Services
Ability to persuade others to follow.
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.
Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.
Embraces extra responsibility.
Build team morale & consensus
Task Management Skills :
Produces timely, quality outputs.
Exercises sound judgment / analysis.
Develops creative solutions.
Ability to handle multiple tasks.
Building & Sharing Knowledge :
Actively builds deep knowledge in one or more areas,
Makes valuable practice contributions.
Applies existing knowledge to work.
Provides constructive coaching and feedback.
Acts as long-term mentor for others.
Acts on personal development plan.
Demonstrates ability to perform the following services, in accordance with professional standards :
T echnical :
Demonstrates ability to use the following tools :
Required Skills and Experience Education
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