Employer

Scope Global

Location

Tuvalu

Job Type

Full-time

Closing Date

14th Oct 2018

Salary

AUD$110,000-$150,000

— Description —

Performance Audit Adviser (Tuvalu)

Pacific Technical Assistance Mechanism 2 (PACTAM2)

  • Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) – A3
  • 24 month role
  • Based in Funafuti, Tuvalu

 

The role

A Performance Audit Adviser is required to assist in establishing the Performance Audit division within the Office of the Auditor General. The adviser will develop and implement a performance audit program to review management issues to ensure effectiveness, value for money and efficiency within government reporting. The Performance Audit Adviser will build the capacity of audit staff in performance audit and develop a performance audit manual.

 

The Government of Tuvalu has recently amended the Audit Act to give more independence and investigative powers to the OAG. As a result the OAG has established a Performance Audit Unit with two dedicated full time staff members, with others assisting during quiet times. The Performance Audit Unit will assess through performance audits how efficiently, effectively and economically the Tuvalu Government has used its resources.

 

This assignment is aligned with the Government of Australia’s Aid Investment priorities with the Government of Tuvalu.   

 

This role is expected to commence in early December 2018 for a period of 24 months.

 

Key objectives:

  • Assist in establishing the Performance Audit Division in the OAG.
  • Assist in drafting the OAG Performance Audit Manual
  • Build the capacity of OAG staff in performance audit
  • Document and implement exit strategy 4 months before end of contract
  • Provide advice and guidance on cross-cutting issues

 

Selection criteria:

  • A degree in a field relevant to performance audit work (economics, public administration);
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience as a Performance Auditor for a state or national government in progressively senior positions;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, developing and review of performance audits;
  • Experience in effectively collaborating and building strong working relationships with a variety of internal stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building with local counterparts and teams;
  • Proven ability to work with limited resources in an isolated context.
  • Commitment to team work, coaching and mentoring other people
  • Certified Practice Accountant (CPA) qualification;
  • Previous experience living in working in the Pacific or another small developing country.

 

 The benefits:

  • Remuneration in line with the ARF – A3
  • Mobility allowance (50%) and special location allowances
  • Flights, medicals, and insurance
  • Pre-departure briefing and in-country orientation
  • Ongoing assignment monitoring and support

 

Scope Global - Engaged in the present to develop the future

Scope Global is a specialist project management company with people as the focus of its program delivery. We have a history of successfully managing projects in the international development and international education sectors.

 

The Pacific Technical Assistance Mechanism Phase 2 (PACTAM2) is an Australian Government initiative, funded through the Australian aid program and managed by Scope Global. It places highly skilled Advisers with Partner Governments in participating Pacific Island countries to build capacity and to meet identified human resource needs. If you are interested in other PACTAM2 opportunities and would like to receive updates, please register your interest.

 

To apply:

Scope Global recruitment operates under equal employment opportunity principles and laws. We encourage appropriately qualified and experienced people to apply regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, physical ability or beliefs. 

 

Applications will only be accepted via our online application system. For more detailed information on the position and to apply online, please visit http://www.scopeglobal.com/pactam2/

 

Applications close midnight ACST Sunday 14th October 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

 

For more information contact a member of our team at recruitment.PACTAM2@scopeglobal.com