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Internal auditing is an independent,objective assurance and consulting activity that strengthens and protects organisations.

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Internal auditors support achievement of organisation objectives with pragmatic insights that strengthen governance and improve business processes. We strive to make a positive difference from the boardroom to the front line, which maintains trust and confidence in the organisation.

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Interested in a new career?

What's your potential? Rise to the call of reaching your potential by launching an internal audit career right here in New Zealand. Are you starting out in your career or getting ready to rise and side-step, taking your skills to a new challenge? Your journey into internal audit starts here with IIA NZ.

Careers in Internal Audit

Internal Audit Manager

  • Help advance New Zealand's international interests
  • Lead a well-regarded audit team based in Wellington CBD
  • Provide insights that make a difference

Reporting to the Head of Audit and Risk, this is a key role in promoting organisational excellence to support the Ministry to secure outcomes that matter to New Zealand.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

As Internal Audit Manager, you'll be responsible for the development and delivery of the Ministry's Assurance Plan. To do this you will:

  • Lead the team in a range of audits that improve our processes both in Wellington and at our offshore offices
  • Provide advice to managers across the Ministry to help maintain a robust control environment
  • Manage and develop the audit team

The salary band for this role is $114,000 to $154,000 per annum including employer contribution to KiwiSaver. Negotiable depending on experience.

Mā‎ wai te mahi nei? - Who are we looking for?

You will be an experienced leader with a background in Audit and Assurance. In particular we would like to see your application demonstrate that:

  • You've had experience in leading a team to successfully deliver an Assurance Plan
  • Your insights gained from a cross-organisational perspective are valued by senior management
  • You can build, maintain and leverage relationships at all levels across the range of business groups
  • You have a deep knowledge of internal audit practices that you can apply to a wide variety of situations
  • Your focus is on helping your customers succeed

Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Aorere - Why MFAT?

We are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options. Check out our benefits page to find out more about why we love working here.

We are also working to grow the diversity of our workforce and the inclusive nature of our workplace. Click on our diversity and inclusion page to find out more.

Mō mātou - About us

Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand's interests and pursue New Zealand's values. We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - To Apply/Interested?

Apply today with your CV and cover letter.

For a confidential discussion please email Craig Bennett on craig.bennett@mfat.govt.nz

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance.

Use this online tool to self-check your eligibility for a Confidential security clearance. Please note that this tool is not part of the formal security clearance process: http://www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz/eligibility-tool

Applications close at 9pm on 19 September 2021.

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