Role details

Head of IT Audit

Copenhagen, Denmark   •  Permanent

About Our Client

The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group is a worldwide organization with about 89.000 employees and offices in around 130 countries. In addition to owning one of the world's largest shipping companies, Maersk is also involved in a wide range of activities within the energy, shipping and manufacturing industries.

For Group Internal Audit (GIA) it has been decided to expand the coverage to systemically cover IT risks and they are therefore currently looking for a 'IT Audit Director' to provide support both locally and internationally. GIA has Group-wide responsibilities and has established a number of regional offices in South Africa, Singapore and USA.

Job Description

The GIA team consists of highly skilled professionals with a broad variety of Group experiences from multiple disciplines and needs an experienced professional to establish a framework and provide leadership in IT auditing.

Key responsibilities: 
  • Report to the Head of Group Internal Audit.
  • Developing a framework for IT auditing, providing assurance over IT risks, including cyber security and other emerging IT risks, and continuously enhancing the value addition to the Group. 
  • Two direct reports in the team + the access to internal and external co-source resources based on the specific needs of the audit engagements.
  • Part of the GIA leadership team. 
  • Contribute actively to the overall development of the function.
  • Work in cross-office audit teams and contribute to the positive cross-cultural cooperation that exists within GIA.
This is an opportunity for a career-minded individual who wants to work in a dynamic environment and add value by providing independent assurance over the adequacy and effectiveness of the Group's governance, risk management, and internal control processes through open communication, professionalism and trust.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience from progressive roles in broad IT governance and process for at least 10+ years.
  • Posses a professional accounting or relevant audit qualification such as Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).
  • Experience with IT-related risk management and cyber security is an added advantage.
  • The ability to understand and correlate complex IT issues with concise business impacts will be crucial.
  • Ideally a background in IT auditing or have held a similar role in a company of significant scale. 
  • The ability to provide strong leadership but at the same time be a good team player.
  • Self-motivated and results driven individual who has a systematic and structured approach to tasks. 
  • The ability to grasp the big picture and zoom in to the details based on risk assessments to consistently deliver quality output within agreed deadlines.
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills and in excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Willing to travel globally for business requirements for up to 30% per annum.

What's on Offer

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