Global Senior IT Auditor – World Vision

  • Contract
  • Zimbabwe

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.


Purpose Of Position

This position will provide leadership in the review and advisory on all key information systems and infrastructure within the region either independently or jointly with other teams. The person in this position is responsible for leading, conducting and advising on all information systems audit work globally including audits of computer applications, information security and technological solutions at the region and within national offices. The person in this position will also champion Information Technology (IT) use within the global internal audit team through capacity building in line with Global Internal Audit strategic direction. The position is expected to operate with considerable independence within the scope of their assignments. This role interacts regularly with IT and non-IT personnel and management at the global, national office and regional level, necessitating a wide degree of creativity and latitude, in addition to well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills.

Major Responsibilities

IT Audit Engagement

Audit planning, execution and reporting

  • Develop detailed IT audit work plans, information system and application audit programs for specific engagements, audit schedules, risk assessments and IT audit status reports
  • Engage with management at the local, regional and global level to obtain better understanding of business processes and key areas of risk affecting strategic goals.
  • Lead or function as a team member to plan and implement IT audits based upon an understanding of the critical IT controls within the core process/area under review in accordance with the IIA and ISACA related Standards; and use the Governance, Risk and Control system and the designed templates for assessing and evaluating the IT risk universe within the timelines communicated by the supervisor.
  • Analyze evidence gathered and accurately communicate findings and recommendations to appropriate management and directors both orally during the exit conference and written reports.
  • Follow-up on remediation of identified deficiencies.


Collaboration, advisory services and networking

  • Collaborate with WV Global Technology & Digital Solutions teams and participate (advisory role) in IT initiatives as a subject matter expert in matters relating to controls and compliance.
  • Provide consultative advice to stakeholders by identifying key IT control gaps and risks related to key processes
  • Assist in the evaluation of potential occurrence of fraud in IT systems and how management mitigates the risk

Capacity building

  • Provide training and guidance to the WV teams on evaluation of general and application controls of systems to facilitate the testing of controls and non-compliance to existing standards and expected controls.

Special assignments

  • Perform special projects as assigned by the Global Audit Director – IT
  • Participate in GIA initiatives, innovations, automation and training as may be requested by supervisor or GIA leadership.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • At least five (7) years’ experience in information technology (IT) or information systems audit and advisory.
  • Extensive engagement experience with management at middle and senior level.
  • The ability to design and execute data analytics tests to support business process audits.
  • Exposure to various audit management and /or accounting systems.
  • Notable level familiarity with various IT platforms, operating systems and information security.
  • Experience in terms of assisting with the development and/or improvement of IT audit methodologies.
  • Ability to plan, perform, document and report on audits.
  • Experience in dealing with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, information technology, management information systems, information security, accounting, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Technical professional certification required CISA (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CPA Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant) a plus.
  • Knowledge of COBIT and best industry IT practices.
  • Proficiency in English language skills.


Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Computer skills (office applications, accounting systems and IT audit tools like Nessus, Solar winds, etc. is a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and presentation – in fluent English.
  • Outstanding quantitative, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Good time management and proven interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and deliver under challenging circumstances.
  • Self-motivated, and ability to work independently.


How To Apply

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Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 20/30% of the time.

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only

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