Christian Aid Recuits Senior Internal Auditor Africa(Nigeria, Burundi,Congo, Ethiopia,Ghana, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Malawi,Zimbabwe,)


Senior Internal Auditor Africa

  • Full time salary:
    See below
  • Type of contract:
    Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours:
  • Contract length:
    2 years
  • Location:
    Flexible Location
  • Closing date:
    14 June 2019
  • Interview date:
    26 June 2019

About us

Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.

About the role

The role can be based in any of the following locations in Africa where we have an office: Burundi, DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan or Zimbabwe.

We are recruiting a Senior Internal Auditor for Africa to further develop our capacity in the region.

The role will be part of the global internal audit team but its main focus will be to deliver a schedule of internal audits in the Africa region covering both whole country programmes and individual donor grants, reporting to the Internal Audit Manager for Africa.  The role will also provide investigation resource for fraud and misuse on an ad hoc basis, reporting on this to the Senior Compliance and Investigations Manager, Fraud and Financial Crime.

This is a high profile role that requires significant communication, negotiation, influencing, process and controls skills to assist organisational understanding of and management of risk.  It is also required to test compliance to CA’s key controls.  The role holder will be required to work on assignments autonomously or as part of a team.  The role will involve interfacing with relevant audit stakeholders, scoping of audit work, testing of systems and processes and providing timely reporting on the results of the audit to management.  The role holder will be proactive and support the capacity building of teams in Africa, working closely with the Internal Audit Manager, and help to embed a strong culture of compliance to ensure excellence in systems and processes.  The role will also support other audits/ audit initiatives as determined by the corporate internal audit plan.

Essential Skills

Qualified accountant

Experienced internal auditor with an INGO

Experienced fraud investigator

Salary Information

Depending on the location of the role, the following salary ranges apply:

Burundi XOF 74,240,256 – 79,663,939
DR -Congo USD 44,591 – 49,369
Ethiopia USD 25,264  – 26,357
Ghana GHS 153,532-173,583
Malawi GBP 27,381 – 30,232
Nigeria Naira 13,131,134 – 14,992,536
Sierra Leone GBP 25,433 – 27,291
South Sudan USD 43,564 – 46,746
Zimbabwe USD 41,179 – 44,979

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Application is by submission of a CV with a supporting statement. Please ensure you answer the competency questions below in your supporting statement.

Competency questions

As part of your application please demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Impact and Influence: Describe a situation where you have identified a complex issue that impacted a number of different stakeholders and made appropriate recommendations in a credible and persuasive manner.  How did you go about it and what difference did your input make to the situation that you had identified?

Customer Focus:  In a recent role, what steps have you made to proactively develop relationships with people outside of your immediate team.  How would these stakeholders describe you?

Effectiveness & Accountability: Describe a time when you have had to deal with competing priorities.  How did you prioritise and what were the consequences of your decision?



  • Role profile – Senior Internal Auditor – Africa.pdf (132.92 KB)
  • Global competency model.pdf (354.37 KB)
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