Director - ITRA - Risk Assurance Services
Reference # 9-ASU-0003
We are looking for a Director with strong technology risk, IT security, IT governance data mining or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) background to lead our Qatar ITRA team.
As a part of the Qatar ITRA team, you will work on a portfolio of prestigious clients, to develop an understanding of their business processes and their supporting systems. Based on that, you then evaluate the effectiveness of your client’s internal controls and management processes, highlighting areas for improvement where possible. You will advise clients on a variety of control issues, linking technical security matters relating to the IT infrastructure and the related management processes back to their business objectives.
•Design, implement and assess technology risk and information security (IS) management framework, policies, standards, procedures and solutions. Analyze clients systems and multi-platform infrastructure and systems, assist clients in business intelligence projects, data mining and warehousing solutions.
•Provide IT audit and advice to a variety of clients.
•Provide an on-site co-ordination role for audit clients including planning, day to day control of the audit team, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments.
•Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established audit clients.
•Work and liaise with other members of the audit team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality clients service.
•Strong IT and business awareness, sound reporting skills and the ability to work under your own initiative.
•Plans and executes assigned IT external audits for assurance department clients.
•Participate in IT risk assessment projects.
•Create audit programs, review working papers and report’s findings.
•Provides an independent opinion regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of management’s IT and operations controls.
•Prepares IT external audit reports on the adequacy and effectiveness of control structure, along with practical recommendations to improve the effectiveness, efficiency of a control or process.
•Able to discuss and resolve audit issues and recommendations with client management.
Qualifications / Skills:
•Minimum 12 years of experience in IT external and/or internal audit;
•University degree and professional qualifications: Computer science, Computer engineering or equivalent;
•Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) designation is a must;
•Comprehensive knowledge of IT auditing standards and techniques;
•Experience in process documentation, audit planning/execution and report writing;
•Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of management;
•System design/implementation and/or controls assurance experience;
•Project management experience;
•Strong in IT General Controls concepts and IT internal audit;
•Ability to identify and assess business process controls and linkage to IT systems.