Internal Auditor/Risk Manager at Nigerian Red Cross Society

The Nigerian Red Cross, as part of its strategic plan to position itself as Nigeria’s leading humanitarian and disaster management intervention organization, is currently recruiting highly professional and mission-focused individuals to fill the key position below in the organization. Successful candidates will be joining a visionary organization with an extensive network of local branches in every state and over 800,000 volunteers working closely with those in need of humanitarian assistance. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Internal Auditor/Risk ManagerJob Code: AJ13 - 12Location: Abuja (National Headquarters), NigeriaResponsible to: SG, NPJob SummaryThe Internal Auditor is responsible to ensure an independent, objective assessment and assurance to improve operations and performance in NRCS.The internal Auditor is responsible for investigating reports of suspected wrongdoing, examine operating information and the means used to identify, measure, classify, and report such information.The internal auditor is faced with the task of reviewing the means for safeguarding assets; ascertain if results are consistent with management’s objectives and goals.In addition, such person appraises the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed; and reviews the systems established to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, plans, laws, and regulations.ResponsibilitiesReview the reliability and integrity of management, financial and operating information;Review compliance with policies, regulations, procedures and laws’Review the means of safeguarding the assets of the Nigerian Red Cross Society;Appraise the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed;Review operations or programs to determine whether results and outcomes are consistent with established objectives, and whether goals are being achieved;Participate in the design of major internal controls systems; andProvide advisory service to the board, as required or requested, on internal controls, risk management and audit issuesInternal Audit:Identifies risk areas to determine the audit scopePlans and perform operational, process and compliance auditsEvaluates operations and processes with special regard to efficiency and effectivenessReviews compliance with internal policies, procedures and external regulationsReports audit findings to respective management and the BoardMonitors action plans and status reportsPerforms special investigations as per requestCollaborates closely with all levels of management and employeesPromotes good business practicesInternal Control System:Maintains and further improves the standardized group wide Internal Control SystemReviews and assesses the internal controlsDevelops solutions in order to improve processes and/or systemsProvides guidance and training on relevant control processesAssists management in the understanding and adaptation of internal control principlesCoordinates the cooperation with external auditorsRisk Management:Plans, executes and monitors the overall risk management processEnsures evaluation of identified risks considering criteria such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factorsSupports the organization in establishing scenario planning and business continuity plansDevelops and implements risk reportingNote: The duties enunciated above are intended to describe the duties of the appointee expected to undertake the position. It is not a complete and exhaustive list as alterations or deletion of duties may occur from time to time in accordance with the Nigerian Red Cross Society. 

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