A leadership role serving the public interest by an informed Parliament and community.
The Auditor General is a critical statutory and integrity role serving the public interest by improving public sector performance and accountability for state and local government entities.
The Office of the Auditor General is a key source of independent and objective information for Parliament and the community on public sector efficiency and effectiveness and whether the community receives value for its tax dollars.
The OAG is proud of a highly engaged culture built around core values of integrity, respect and quality. This role requires a genuine commitment to the Vision, Mission and Values of the Office; and to the impartiality, independence and integrity required to deliver desired outcomes.
The Assistant Auditor General – Information Systems and Performance Audit oversees the delivery of audit reports including the recent Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) - Management of the State Art Collection, Opinions on Ministerial Notifications, Implementation of the GovNext-ICT Program and Confiscation of the Proceeds of Crime. Other reports and examples of work we do is on our website.
To do this, the position:
- directs and leads business unit activities to be consistent with the Auditor General's vision
- oversees the delivery of timely and reliable programs of examinations of entity performance, legislative compliance and information systems controls in the public sector
- oversees the development and implementation of standards and practices for the conduct of performance, legislative compliance and information systems audit across the public sector
- undertakes high level liaison, consultation and negotiation with stakeholders
- responds to, directs and conducts investigations arising from Public Interest Disclosures.
This position will be offered as a 5 year fixed term contract, with an option to renew.
The ideal applicant will have experience directing, and conducting evaluations of organisational systems and processes; and managing program delivery projects, as well as the following leadership capabilities.
Your ability to present this clearly and concisely will be viewed favourably.
Shaping and managing strategy
- inspires a sense of purpose and direction and focuses strategically
- builds organisational skill and responsiveness to deliver intended results
Building productive relationships
- the ability to build and sustain a network of key relationships. Guiding, coaching and developing others is fundamental to this role
Exemplifying personal integrity and self-awareness
- personal commitment to professionalism, probity and personal development and to projecting a positive outlook in difficult situations
Communicating and influencing effectively and respectfully
- the ability to negotiate persuasively and adapt your communication style and message to suit the audience
How to Apply:
If you have the qualities and experience of our ideal applicant, as outlined above, we’d like to receive your current, comprehensive CV that clearly communicates the skills and experience you will transfer into the role; and a 2 page statement that includes 1 or more examples that best demonstrate your achievements – outlining your role, the challenges faced and what you did to achieve a result.
You must provide evidence of your essential qualifications and the names of 2 referees to gain an interview. Referees will only be contacted for recommended applicants, after interviews.
We encourage you to contact Sandra Labuschagne on 6557 7686 for further information about this position.
This advertised vacancy closes on Monday 13 May 2019 at 12.00pm (noon).
Late and pro-forma applications will not be accepted
Applicants are encouraged to apply on line by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button at the top/bottom of the screen.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer that supports a work life balance