Group Senior Manager (Business Audit)

Full Time

DP World

Our purpose is to make the world flow and change what’s possible for everyone. We aim to achieve this with fast, sustainable movement of products through a single platform for trade.

We are looking for a proactive, curious, collaborative Group Senior Manager – Business Auditto join our DP World Group Internal Audit (“GIA”) team. As a Group Senior Manager – Business Audit within our team, you are responsible to:

Lead and independently manage high quality audits (leading cross-functional teams) at all locations locally and internationally across the DP World Group (or remotely);
Support the Group VP – Business Audit manage an allocated portion of the Business Audit portfolio – which may be subject to annual review and amendment as the business requires – including bi-annual and ongoing risk assessments focused on governance, operational, regulatory, compliance and associated risks for those auditable areas.
Manage and/or demonstrably support other diverse internal projects which enhance GIA’s critical success factors to building a world-class internal audit function including, but not limited to knowledge building, agile auditing, risk integration, data analytics for continuous auditing, continuous improvement etc.

Job Responsiblity:

Develops and updates the sub-segment audit universe, annual risk assessment and plans the audit timetable for the forthcoming year including audit selection criteria; allocation of assignments etc. in conjunction with the Group VP – Business Audit;
Control and maintain continuous risk assessment for the assigned audit portfolio, flexing audits, timing, scheduling and allocation of resources, audit planning, scheduling of team;
Deliver effective and accurate audit reporting with recommendations that inspire and compel constructive change by management;
Develop/implement/update appropriate policies, guidelines and quality assurance for effective internal audit and in conjunction with Group VP – Business Audit and Group Chief Internal Auditor;
Apply strong risk and control knowledge to all scenarios encountered and identify all significant potential issues by applying appropriate audit methodology on assignments, analysing operations, reviewing compliance, recommending controls and auditing safeguards;
Liaises directly with key stakeholders in planning of all audits, drafting reports and finalisation of reports;
Performs active follow-up on open and overdue audit issues / actions and ensures timely closure thereof;
Effectively administer audit projects on the Audit Management System ensuring that audit phases are completed in withing defined timeframes (either as lead or reviewer
Leads audits of various levels of high complexity and cross-functional audit teams remotely or onsite including full audit delivery (discovery/planning/conducting/concluding and reporting);
Manage an allocated portion of the GIA Business audit portfolio as directed by the Group VP – Business Audit. Act as back up to other Group Senior Audit Managers as needed.
Be a key contact with auditees and stakeholders of the allocated business audit portfolio and build strong and effective relationships with executive/senior management and other key stakeholders (e.g. external audit, government audit etc.) and act as a trusted advisor to the business and its leaders;
Manage special/consulting projects work, leads teams, and reports findings to Group VP – Business Audit and Group Chief Internal Auditor for (but not limited to): Governance, risk and compliance consulting activities, Business process improvements, and Change management consulting requests
Actively own and participate in new and ongoing improvement projects for the department including GAP, FIA, ARGUS, COE and APRL etc.;

Take ownership of the provisioning of data for all tools utilised in the department with clear focus on populating our in-house intelligence tool, ARGUS
Related to above, demonstrate creative ideas and critical thinking skills to ensure projects support GIA’s transformation strategy;
Contribute to GIA website content management to help inform and upskill the wider DP World community on governance, risk and controls

Job Role:
Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies.
Perform other related duties as assigned

Live the GIA DNA by continuously looking for improvement opportunities in audit and beyond the audit activities;
Contributes to the development of audit techniques and methodology to ensure continuing improvement in the standard of audit work and continuing relevance to business needs;
Continually strives to revise/devise audit work programmes to address specific risks core controls and to be effective and comprehensive;
Provides advice to business management on best internal control practices/procedures during audits and ad hoc basis;
Integrates industry/company best practices on audits when suggesting practical business improvements;
Manages change improvements within departments and team;
Encourages the understanding of Group Policies and RICS at sites visited and ensure Audit Work Programmes are drafted and updated to include steps to ensure policies are being followed
Supervises team members during audits or other field projects. Provides on the job training as required;
Monitors staff performance and workload and provides constructive and timely feedback to help others achieve their goals; delegates tasks in constructive and supportive fashion to other team members;