Pobal: Audit & Risk Manager


Role: Audit & Risk Manager

Grade: 4

Directorate: Compliance, Audit and Risk (CAR)

Reporting to: Director of Audit

Role Purpose/ Summary

Responsible for the assessment, management oversight and monitoring of audit/ risk audits in relation to several programmes managed by Pobal across a range of government Departments. Depending on business needs within the Compliance Audit and Risk (CAR) directorate, the post holder will be expected to work interchangeably across a diverse range of business areas as they relate to Pobal funded organisations including leading on risk audits, targeted interventions, specific risk cases, governance areas including policies and procedures as appropriate. They will also be required to help, contribute, and provide assistance to the Verification unit and the Early Years compliance function as required.

The primary focus is to ensure that monies are spent for the purposes intended, funding is appropriately claimed in line with programme/scheme rules and that key conditions attached to the programmes, including good governance standards, are complied with. The aim is also to provide objective and constructive feedback to Pobal funded organisations to assist them in improving their overall governance as well as the encouragement of preventative measures internally. The ability to compile comprehensive reports on risk audits as well as prepare reports for a wide range of external stakeholders, analyse data, identify and report on trends is a key requirement of the role.

They will be responsible for leading, motivating and supervising the audit/verification teams. The post holder will play a lead role in ensuring the delivery of the commitments outlined in the respective programme delivery agreements, with an emphasis on the management and reporting on risk audits. They will also be responsible for the identification of preventative measures across the lifecycle i.e. from programme design to audit.

A key requirement of the position is an ability to plan, risk assess, ensure delivery, compile reports, and escalate matters as appropriate. A high degree of flexibility is expected, as well as the ability to significantly contribute to the CAR management team, work autonomously and be solution focused.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification attached below

Selection Process

Selection will involve short listing of applicants for interview based on the criteria for the position as outlined in this job description and person specification.

The complete job spec, application form and further information can be found on the Pobal website www.pobal.ie under useful links / careers.
To apply, please complete the application form provided and email to recruitment@pobal.ie.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 6th December 2021

Pobal is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes suitably qualified applicants from all sections of society.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
22nd Nov, 2021
To Be Agreed
Expiry Date
6th Dec, 2021