Head of Internal Audit - DVLA

Location
Swansea
Salary
£59,306 - £69,913 + excellent benefits
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Ref
113149
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you experienced in risk-based internal audit? Do you have excellent judgement, and the ability to build collaborative working relationships? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) are an Executive Agency of HM Treasury and a specialist provider of internal audit and counter fraud and investigation services to central government.

We have an excellent opportunity to join a highly respected, forward thinking organisation in the role of Head of Internal Audit. In this role, you will report to the Group Chief Internal Auditor and lead a team of up to 20 people with responsibility for a range of audits and assignments. You will work alongside key decision makers, audit specialists and private sector contractors to challenge and develop our offering to help ensure we meet DVLA expectations.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Engaging with senior partners to promote effective governance, risk management and control.
  • Developing and securing agreement to a flexible Audit Plan in line with audit guidance, quality, time and budget requirements.
  • Presenting regular updates to the Executive team and Audit Committee, and provide an annual opinion on the governance, risk management and control operating within DVLA.
  • Ensuring your team are aligned with professional standards, along with compliance with GIAA's new single audit methodology and audit management software
  • Supporting the Group Chief Internal Auditor, providing opinions on the system of internal controls, leading continuous improvement activities to enhance practice, products and customer service
  • Leading people to recognise and reward good performance, promoting personal and professional development and nurturing talent

We value all our employees and will offer you support in maintaining and building your professional career through technical training, coaching and development opportunities. In addition, you are entitled to a formidable range of benefits from a generous pension provision, embracing of flexible work patterns, diversity and security.

GIAA has a strong commitment to equality and diversity, and we are a Disability Confident employer. Our aim is to be a department which is open and accessible, recruiting and retaining diverse, talented and high-performing people who support and develop one another.

The law requires that selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit on the basis of fair and open competition as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's Recruitment Principles. 

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