COO – IGAD GSC IN

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Audit / Control / Quality

COO – IGAD GSC IN

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Audit / Control / Quality

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

1. The position represents 'Supervisory' responsibilities for multiple missions and is a Team Manager Role

2. The position is responsible to support periodic governance with IGAD Business Correspondants

3. Responsible for delivery of quality IS audits within specified budget as per Audit Plan and recommendations management (issuance, follow- up and closure)

4. Responsible for project managing the Continuous Monitoring activities, and risk assessment for business areas assigned by the Audit Director / Audit Management.

5. Perform projects and special assignments as required.

6. Ensure timely and complete follow-up (review, validation, and documentation) of outstanding audit recommendations.

7. Maintain an appropriate level of interaction/ co-operation with auditees so as to maintain positive business relationships. Effective Stakeholder management as a part of Continuous audit monitoring Management of shared service resources including, training, planning and their allocation to missions ensuring appropriate level of resource utilization.

8. Should have progressive experience in Information Security, Risk Management , IT Audits.

9. Leads Annual risk assessment/planning exercise for the designated permiters.

10.Coaches and guide auditors/audit trainees on missions and otherwise. 1. Lead and /or supervise one or more engagements • Managing the efficient and effective delivery of assigned audit (s) and ensure that staff under their supervision meet the quality standards and timeliness as per prescribed methodology. (proactively notifying Audit Director / Audit Management of any significant anticipated variances from budget or timeline). • Managing the staff evaluations process on assigned audits, ensuring that assignment and staff objectives are set for all auditors on their assignments (in line with individual development objectives), and ensuring that constructive and timely feedback is provided. Timely escalation of any staff performance issues to the Audit Director / Audit Management. • Responsible for reviewing and signing off all work papers on audits under their supervision and ensuring that review points are satisfactorily cleared. 2. Continuous Monitoring and Risk assessment • Maintain an appropriate level of interaction/ co-operation with auditees so as to maintain positive business relationships. • Overall responsibility for timely and effective Continuous monitoring and risk assessment for assigned business areas. • Working with the Audit Director / Supervisor IS Audit to ensure effective escalation of Continuous Monitoring and Risk Assessment results to Audit management. 3. Occasionally perform other project work and perform special assignments: • For example, on Assignments requested by Audit Management, with other SG GSC Audit departments or with the Inspection team. 4. Proactive follow-up of outstanding audit recommendations until implementation: • Ensure timely and rigorous (i.e. reviewed, validated and well-documented) follow-up of audit recommendations through to completion for their assigned business area. • Anticipation and identification of delays and issues in relation to deliverables and discussing these as part of ongoing Continuous Monitoring. • Reporting on recommendation follow up status to Audit Director / Audit Management / Supervisor IS
Audit on a regular basis including suggestions on the allocation of recommendations to the team members (in relation to team member’s workload). 5. Coaching of less experienced audit staff: • Provide assistance, advice and practical training to less experienced staff colleagues on the audit process/ methodology and SG businesses and products. • Provide honest, constructive and timely performance feedback to team members. 6. Maintain a good level of interaction with auditees: • Schedule and attend ongoing meetings, continuously monitoring the follow-up of recommendations and oversee other auditors’ interaction with auditees in assigned areas. 7. Quality • Fulfill all quality standards expected of a Audit Supervisor as defined by Audit Director / Audit Management and QA methodology • .Ensure teams understand expectations in terms of the scope and approach for each mission. • Ensure teams set key mission milestones and monitor budget and deadline performance at each tollgate. • Ensure missions are planned in sufficient detail and mission plans are reviewed / updated throughout each mission. • Provide adequate on-the-job supervision and coaching to Heads of Mission and less experienced staff. • Allocate sufficient time to the mission that reflects teams skills and experience. • Perform detailed work paper and file reviews in a timely manner to quality expectations. • Provide timely feedback to team members if quality is found to be below standard. 8. Conduct and Ethical Standards: • Responsibility for ensuring that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility. It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational risk or compliance requirements (e.g. security policies and regulatory requirements). • Responsibility for reading, understanding and complying with the Company’s Conduct and Standards and corresponding regulations. You will be notified of changes to policies in a timely manner through announcements and/or intranet updates. • Act with integrity and due skill, care and diligence in carrying out your duties. Your actions should always be able to satisfy high standards of scrutiny and professional practice standards defined by the IIA. • You are expected to comply with the requirements of the IGAD Handbook, IGAD SG GSC Local policies and procedures and International Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards. • All audit staff are required to sign the IIA Declaration of Professional standards and Code of Ethics on an annual basis. You sign to agree conformance to the following rules of conduct: Integrity: Shall perform your work with honesty, diligence, and responsibility. Shall observe the law and make disclosures expected by the law and the profession. Shall not knowingly be a party to any illegal activity, or engage in acts that are discreditable to the profession of internal auditing or to the organization. Shall respect and contribute to the legitimate and ethical objectives of the organization. Objectivity: Shall not participate in any activity or relationship that may impair or be presumed to impair their unbiased assessment. This participation includes those activities or relationships that may be in conflict with the
interests of the organization. Shall not accept anything that may impair or be presumed to impair your professional judgment. Shall disclose all material facts known to you that, if not disclosed, may distort the reporting of activities under review. Confidentiality: Shall be prudent in the use and protection of information acquired in the course of your duties. Shall not use information for any personal gain or in any manner that would be contrary to the law or detrimental to the legitimate and ethical objectives of the organization.

Profile required

CA/MBA with a specialization in Information Systems, with 15-17 years of experience in IT Internal audit, preferably with exposure to the Banking and Financial Services industry.

The role requires: Hands-on experience in leading IT Audit, information security and risk management projects Advanced skills in software development and project management (preferably following AGILE methodologies XP, SCRUM, Lean Development) Working experience in Object Oriented languages (Java, C# or dot Net, C++) Good to Have (OEM Certifications): Office 365, AWS, CCNA Security, MCSE/ CEH/ CISSP Sound understanding of Audit lifecycle from planning to closure of recommendations. Prior experience of leading audits independently is preferred. Ability to work on multi location/global audit with large and diverse teams. Fluent Command over English language (oral as well as written)

Excellent audit report writing skills Excellent understanding/exposure on quality initiatives within audit function. Exposure to Investment banking products is preferred. Knowledge of Data analytics is an added advantage Excellent stakeholder management and presentation skills, with the ability to work with diverse teams and managing global stakeholds. Specific Context CA/MBA with a specialization in Information Systems, with 15-17 years of experience in IT Internal audit, preferably with exposure to the Banking and Financial Services industry.

Environment At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us! Still hesitating? You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

Why join us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!
Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 230000HC
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2023/02/28
Publication date: 2023/01/11
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