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Internal Auditor



Windhoek, NA

Date:  20 Nov 2023
Reference:  129607

Internal Auditor (NB08)

Requisition Number-129607

Closing Date -27 November 2023


Windhoek -Namibia

Job Family

Risk, Audit and Compliance

Career Stream


Leadership Pipeline

Manage Self: Professional

Job Purpose

To conduct internal audits to provide information used to provide independent; objective assurance to the Nedbank Group Limited Board of Directors; that the governance processes and management of risk and systems of internal control; are adequate and effective to mitigate the most significant risks; both current and emerging; that threaten the achievement of the Group's objectives; and in so doing help improve the control culture of the Group.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank culture building initiatives.
  • Achieve business strategy by participating and supporting corporate responsibility initiatives.
  • Identify opportunities to improve or enhance business processes and methodologies by researching; developing; implementing and recommending improvement initiatives and effective ways to operate and add value to Nedbank.
  • Coordinate audit planning process by identifying audit scope; deliverables; agreeing scope and logistics with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and manage audit by monitoring timelines; milestones and deliverables to ensure appropriate contingencies are implemented so that audit can be performed as per agreed scope.
  • Perform audit by assessing adequacy of control design and conducting control operating effectiveness testing by using the audit methodology.
  • Report on audit findings by documenting audit issues as appropriate; reviewed and cleared by line manager.
  • Coordinate sign-off process of audit report by arranging close-out meeting with stakeholders.
  • Ensure alignment in support of the achievement of GIA strategy; objectives and values by reviewing own audit plan.

Job Responsibilities Continue

  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training opportunities and career progression for self through input and feedback from management.
  • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by completing all learning curriculum activates within specified timeframes.
  • Improve team efficiency by sharing professional knowledge with team.
  • Ensure alignment to business objectives and group requirements in terms of skills and competence by providing input into management recruitment processes of subsidiaries through the review of short-listed applicants.
  • Ensure professional competence and alignment to training objectives by facilitating new starter training methodology; specialist skills training and by coordinating; planning and organising the attendance of relevant delegates.
  • Ensure cost effectiveness and that hours are billed as per agreement with stakeholders by managing billable hours allocated to each audit and by capturing time on timesheet system.
  • Ensure deliverables are met within agreed timeframe by tracking audit deliverable milestones and by managing timely delivery of audit on SharePoint.
  • Understand and meet client needs through compiling and maintaining structured engagement plans for all stakeholders and by managing expectations and building trusting and professional client relationships.
  • Meet client needs by interpreting and understanding of the implications of client needs and expectations.
  • Identify high risk areas by analysing all business documents; results and reports.
  • Ensure completeness and relevance of the audit planning memorandum through participation in the development thereof.
  • Coordinate and manage audit by monitoring timelines; milestones and deliverables and by ensuring that appropriate contingencies are implemented.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification

  • Preferred Qualifications: Degree / Honours Degree / equivalent qualification in Internal Audit, Risk Management, Information Technology / Software / Process Engineering / Data Science / Banking and Finance.
  • Preference will be given to a Certified Information Systems Auditor / Certified Internal Auditor / Chartered Accountant / Certified Financial Services Auditor

Minimum Experience Level

  • Must have 3 - 6 years audit related experience and any Financial Services related experience will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s policies and procedures as well as the regulatory frameworks.
  • Namibian citizen

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Ethics and Fraud
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Managerial Accounting Principles
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • Institute of Internal Auditors standards
  • Auditing
  • Microsoft Office Product

Behavioural Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Business Acumen
  • Innovation
  • Decision Making
  • Customer Focus
  • Collaborating
  • Continuous Learning
  • Initiating Action


Affirmative Action Candidates are encouraged to apply



For any assistance or more info please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team

+268 2408 1236 Eswatini
 00266 5223 1187 / 00266 5223 1157 /  00266 5223 1163 Lesotho
+264 61 295 2155 / +264 61 295 2036 Namibia
 0242 254 800 / 0867 700 004 040 Zimbabwe


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