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PASAI is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and it offers development opportunities to support you in your career.


Global Call for Proposal Manager, INTOSAI-Donor Secretariat

Location :  Oslo, Norway

Deadline to apply :  27/02/2017

The GCP Manager (GCMP) is a a part of the INTOSAI_Donor Secretariat and is responsible for leading on implementation of the Cooperation’s Global Call for Proposals, as well as supporting all other Cooperation activities. This includes the Cooperation’s communications strategy, the Cooperation webpages and SAI Capacity Development Database, the forthcoming INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation Portal, and results measurement systems.

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IDI Head of Administration and INTOSAI-Donor Secretariat

 

Location :  Oslo, Norway

 

Deadline for applications :  10 February 2017.

 

The IDI is recruiting Head of Administration and INTOSAI Donor Secretariat. The Head of Administration and the INTOSAI-Donor Secretariat is responsible for leading the administration of the IDI including IT, HR and Financial Management. In addition she/he will lead the work of the INTOSAI-Donor Secretariat, ensuring delivery of its responsibilities under the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation multi-year program document and annual work plans, and reporting to the INTOSAI-Donor Steering Committee (IDSC) and Steering Committee Leadership. 

 

The job advert and link to apply can be found at:

http://www.idi.no/en/all-news/item/20-the-idi-is-recruiting-head-of-administration-and-intosai-donor-secretariat


Manager, SAI PMF - IDI (Intosai Development Initiative) 

 

INTOSAI is the global professional organization of Supreme Audit Institution (SAIs) and comprises a membership of currently 194 SAIs, of which approximately 140 are from developing countries. 

 

The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) is an INTOSAI body, which supports Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in developing countries, in their efforts to sustainably enhance performance, independence and professionalism. The IDI provides this support by facilitating and coordinating effective SAI capacity development programmes; developing and disseminating global public goods; strengthening regional bodies, networks and communities; and mobilizing scaled up and more effective support to SAIs.

 

The Office of the Auditor General of Norway (OAGN) has hosted the IDI since 2001. The IDI is organized as a foundation according to Norwegian law.

 

The SAI Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF) is an international framework for self, peer, or external assessment of a SAI’s performance against the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) and other established international good practices, thereby enabling the SAI to confidently engage internally and externally regarding its future. It has been developed under the auspices of the INTOSAI Working Group on the Value and Benefits of SAIs, with valuable support from the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation. It is implemented through strategic governance lead by the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC) and operational lead by the IDI. A SAI PMF Strategy has been endorsed by INCOSAI. A SAI PMF Independent Advisory Group consisting of INTOSAI, Donor and other stakeholder volunteers, will be established to act as an independent advisory mechanism to support the CBC and the IDI in their efforts to continually develop, and implement, the SAI PMF. 

A SAI PMF unit is being established within IDI to take on IDI’s responsibility as operational lead. It focuses on the following three areas of the SAI PMF strategy: (1) Support of Assessment Quality and Global Monitoring (2) Facilitate SAI PMF Assessments and Use of Assessment Results (3) Independent Review.

 

Job description

 

  • Supports the development and implementation of the SAI PMF Strategy.
  • Establishing the SAI PMF Unit as the global coordinator, training body, support function and knowledge centre for SAI PMF. This includes amongst others, development of guidance and training materials, delivery of training courses and workshops, provide general support to assessors, and development of a pool of experts to support SAI PMF roll-out in different languages.
  • Enable the SAI PMF unit to address needs expressed by INTOSAI regions (and sub-regions), groups of SAIs and individual SAIs for facilitation support in relation to conduct of, and understanding and use of, results from SAI PMF assessments. Support and facilitate development of regional SAI PMF plans that address identified common SAI PMF needs. Based on regional needs and demand, secure funding and design regional SAI PMF programs, oversee successful delivery and reporting of such programs.
  • Promote the importance of adequate independent processes to ensure the production of credible, high quality SAI PMF reports. Conduct, or arrange other SAI PMF experts to conduct, independent reviews of all SAI PMF assessments. Oversee the issuance of Independent Review statements for all reports that have undergone an independent review arranged by the SAI PMF Unit in the IDI.
  • Provide technical advice to the SAI PMF Independent Advisory Group
  • Financial Management
  • Advocacy and Stakeholder Management
  • Work across other programme areas where applicable

 

Qualifications

 

  • Educated to Master degree or professional qualification level (essential)
  • Fluency in English (essential), and Arabic or Spanish (desirable)
  • Experience from undertaking performance measurement assessments (e.g. SAI PMF Assessments) and delivering related training (essential)
  • Experience and understanding of the operations, environment and challenges of SAIs, particularly in developing countries (essential)

 

Personal qualities

 

  • A non-judgmental, empathetic attitude that understands and appreciates social and cultural differences
  • Ability to use facilitative approaches to capacity development
  • Professional and results oriented approach
  • Team spirit

 

We offer

 

  • The position is based in Oslo on a three year fixed contract with the possiblity of renewal.
  • Relocation expenses including housing and schooling will be covered for international applicants.
  • Salary - in the range NOK 516 000 - 577 400
  • Leave - as per norwegian regulations.

Candidates Sought for Volunteer Positions on the Independent Standard-Setting Boards

 

Are you seeking an exceptional opportunity that combines your understanding of the public interest role of accountancy with your desire to make a difference on a global stage? The high-quality international standards that underpin the global accountancy profession are developed by the independent standard-setting boards, for which today’s Call for Nominations for 2018 is released.

 

The Call sets out the upcoming opportunities for membership on the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB), International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), and International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB).

For 2018, there are 26 vacancies on the independent standard-setting boards—7 each on the IAASB, IESBA, and IAESB, and 5 on the IPSASB. The current member can be re-nominated for 17 of these vacancies and, if considered appropriate, re-appointed for a second term of service.

 

These volunteer vacancies on the boards are open for nominations by all stakeholders, including professional accountancy and international organizations, governmental agencies, firms, and the public. Nominations of non-accountants for the public member vacancies are strongly encouraged. Travel support is available to qualified candidates from developing nations, self-nominees, and public members.

 

Candidates should have knowledge of the subject matters considered by a particular board, as well as English proficiency. Each board meets up to four times per year and the required time commitment is approximately 300 to 850 hours per year, depending on the board and task force involvement, including preparation and travel time. Although each candidate will ultimately be selected based on experience, nominations of highly qualified candidates from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America are strongly encouraged. Nominations of female candidates for all boards and from all regions are particularly welcome. For more information on openings and geographic targets of a particular board, please see the Vacancy Overview table on p. 9-12 of the Call.

 

Nominations can be submitted through the Nominations DatabaseAll nominations need to be submitted before January 31, 2017.

 

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