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External Training Contractor


External Training Contractor

Are you a dedicated Learning and Development (L&D) professional with a proven track record in training programme development and delivery? 

The Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand (IIA NZ), a prominent name in the realm of internal auditing, is seeking an enthusiastic External Training Contractor to lead the creation and implementation of our new IIA NZ Training Programme. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the training landscape for Internal Auditors while contributing to the growth of our organisation.

Position: External Training Contractor
Organisation: Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand 
Location: Remote/Contract position

About IIA NZ:

IIA NZ is a proud affiliate of the global organisation known as The Institute of Internal Auditors (Global IIA), which was founded in 1941. Currently, we take pride in the global membership exceeding 235,000 individuals, representing a diverse range of backgrounds and spanning across 170+ countries and territories. Furthermore, our global presence is fortified by 115 affiliates around the world, and we are home to a community of over 190,000 Certified Internal Auditors. 

IIA NZ is committed to advancing the practice of internal auditing within New Zealand. With a strong focus on professional development, knowledge-sharing, and industry standards, we are at the forefront of enhancing Internal Audit practices in the country.

Role Overview: As an External Training Contractor specialising in training programme development, you will be responsible for executing our new IIA NZ Training Programme under the guidance of the IIA NZ National Office. This role involves designing engaging training modules, crafting learning materials, and delivering effective training sessions tailored to internal auditors' needs and at varying levels within the profession. Collaborating closely with the IIA NZ Education Committee, you will ensure the training content aligns with the latest industry trends and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive IIA NZ Training Programme for internal auditors.
  • Design engaging training materials, resources, and assessments.
  • Deliver impactful training sessions that effectively communicate complex concepts.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices to integrate into training content.
  • Collaborate with internal audit professionals to identify training needs.
  • Evaluate and refine training effectiveness for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain accurate training documentation and records.
  • Working with IIA NZ National office to concerning the executive of the new Training Programme.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary degree or relevant business experience.
  • Learning and Development methodology experience.
  • Adult Education qualification and experience.
  • Strong background in internal auditing or exposure to auditing practices/standards.
  • Proven experience in designing and delivering impactful training programs.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and adapt training content to diverse skill levels.
  • Hybrid training proficient.
  • Competency with Microsoft Suite (Word, PPT, and Excel, etc)
  • Certification in Internal Auditing (CIA) or relevant experience in or with Internal Auditing is preferred but not mandatory.


  • Competitive compensation package (hourly rate).
  • Opportunity to work with industry leaders and experts.
  • Access to a network of professionals dedicated to internal auditing excellence.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

If you are a dynamic trainer with a passion for internal auditing and a track record of delivering impactful training programmes, we invite you to APPLY HERE. Join us in advancing the internal audit profession and contributing to the growth of IIA NZ.

Application Process: To apply for the position of External Training Contractor for the development and training of IIA NZ's new Training Programme, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your interest in this role. Applications can be sent to: admin@iianz.org.nz

Application deadline: 6 October 2023.

IIA NZ is an equal opportunity employer. 

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