Director - Internal Audit


Director - Internal Audit

Ncell is a part of Axiata Group Berhad, one of Asia’s leading telecommunication groups.

At Ncell, we care about our people and their development. Here you will find opportunities for continued education and training. We are working on the process and strategies to empower our people through leadership programs. At Ncell, we are committed to help our people learn, develop & enhance their functional skills, leadership capabilities & personal effectiveness. Our leadership development focuses developing leaders who think before they act and act according to the values that the organization embraces.

At Ncell, we lay much emphasis on our corporate values: Uncompromising Integrity, Exceptional Performance, Customer at Our Heart, Breakthrough Innovation and One Company, One Family. These values are the integral part of our business. We carry out our daily business by keeping these values in mind as we as an organisation strongly stand for it.

Applicants must have the highest ethical standards, strong leadership skills, excellent judgement, a sense of personal initiative and problem solving abilities.

Ncell offers competitive package that is designed to make you feel an integral part of the team and directly involved in the company's success.

Ncell is a part of Axiata Group Berhad, one of Asia’s leading telecommunication groups.

At Ncell, we care about our people and their development. Here you will find opportunities for continued education and training. We are working on the process and strategies to empower our people through leadership programs. At Ncell, we are committed to help our people learn, develop & enhance their functional …

Director - Internal Audit

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Accounting / Finance > Internal audit
Job Level : Top Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 01, 2019 23:55 (1 year, 3 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than 15 years
Other Specification

Qualification and Experience:

  • Dynamic professional not exceeding 50 years of age, having Bachelor's/ Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Finance, or Accountancy.
  • Minimum 15 years of prior experience in directing and developing Internal Audit strategies and providing such services to Businesses.
  • Minimum 10 years of auditing in Technical and Financial field of telco’s preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience of successful delivery in complex business organization.
  • Very good knowledge of telecom industry, its products, services and offerings.
  • Proven ability to communicate internally and externally ensuring a positive image.
  • Proven ability to communicate relevant details to the Group as per guidelines and requirement.
  • Fair understanding of local legislations and professional pronouncements affecting the business.

Your profile:

  • Provides guidance on the longer-term position of the business and industry taking into account a holistic view of the environment and business.
  • Clarifies complex business challenges to create or adapt the business's strategic plans.
  • Seeks opportunities for the company to continuously monetize or improve its bottom line sustainably.
  • Is adaptive to changing business needs and conditions by focusing on the critical areas of the function that can drive exceptional business performance.
  • Inculcates high customer orientation in work practices within the function or business unit.
  • Gets action and commitment of others by forging good relationships with relevant stakeholders.
  • Translates business strategy of the organization into clear goals to direct the time & effort of the functional/ business unit.
  • Creates effective integration of the various units in the function that fosters teamwork.
  • Strong leadership with diligent sight on operational management matters.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and discipline on processes.
  • Excellent communications and writing skills.
  • Prompt, courteous, confident, self-motivated, and collaborative.
  • Strong people and team management skills.
  • Able to work under pressure in multi-cultural environment.

Job Description

Duty Station: Current requirement is in Kathmandu but it can be placed anywhere in Nepal as per business needs and future requirements. 

Department: Internal Audit

The Director, Internal Audit, has overall responsibility for the Internal Audit function. The position is responsible for ensuring Internal Audit is closely aligned with industry / group strategies & best practices in executing the duties across Ncell’s business and financial operations. Works to ensure roles, responsibilities, and results are efficiently coordinated and collectively optimized for effectiveness of risk management, control and governance of the company.

The Director, Internal Audit reports directly to the Board Audit Committee of Ncell and Group Head of Internal Audit with administrative oversight from the Ncell CEO and MD.

Main Responsibility Areas:

  • Develop Internal Audit Department strategy, vision and roadmap for Ncell keeping in view short term & long term point perspectives.
  • Support Management Team in identifying company’s strategy, vision, mission, targets and KPIs in the frame of Axiata strategy.
  • Collaborate with Group Internal Audit and Board Audit Committee to develop and manage medium and long term Audit strategy for Ncell.
  • Lead Internal Audit’s change initiative by implementing action plans related to risk assessment and annual planning, audit execution, audit reporting, staff recruiting and development, audit technology, and Audit Committee reporting.
  • Lead Internal Audit’s annual risk assessment, enterprise risk assessment and planning process to develop the audit plan and ensure the plan is responsive to and is in alignment with the risk profile of the organization.
  • Ensure that Internal Audit is performing its work in accordance with established professional standards and remain abreast of emerging trends and best practices that can be incorporated into the function.
  • Ensure that Internal Audit and Control services are effectively delivered in compliance to Axiata’s values (UI-EP), Ncell’s values, governance, processes, FLOA.
  • Apply a risk-based approach to the review of the systems and controls of Ncell through the development of an annual program of audit review work.
  • Issue all Internal Audit reports ensuring the reports are clear, concise, with identification of root causes with practical solutions, and ultimately provide value to management.
  • Discuss the findings of audit reviews with management on a constructive basis in order to develop the most appropriate, proportionate solutions to issues arising.
  • Attend Management Team meeting to understand internal customers’ requirements at a broad level and plan strategies ensuring effective service delivery.
  • Perform ad hoc investigations and reviews at the request of the Audit Committees.
  • Proactively inform Management Team of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention.
  • Actively participate in Ethics related processes including and not limited to Whistle Blowing process, Defalcation process, Ethics Audit and ensure timely and effective investigations related to this.
  • Actively participate in Management Team meetings to ensure that Internal Audit is well-informed of key business developments that could have an impact on audit priorities and/or plans.
  • Regularly review performance of departmental colleagues as per planned and agreed KPIs, and provide guidance and directions to ensure departmental objectives are met.
  • In close coordination, develop review mechanisms & governance framework with partners / vendors for required services.
  • Perform follow-up work, ensuring management progress actions within the agreed time scales and to escalate failure to progress actions as the Head of Internal Audit deems appropriate.

Applying Procedure

We encourage experienced candidates having above-mentioned competencies who can encourage and foster collaboration across functions, level, and borders to apply and be a part of the Ncell's winning Team sending an email with cover letter and resume to [email protected] no later than 1 March 2019.

Note: merojob on behalf of Ncell will carefully assess your qualifications for the position you applied with regards to job requirements. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to disquali­fication of the candidate for this vacancy and any future recruitment process.

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