The Audit Project Manager is responsible, as a team leader of an audit assignment, for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting Group Audit Leadership team with other audit matters and projects (e.g. knowledge development & sharing).
The purpose of the job is to:
For their assigned missions and audit scopes, the Manager should understand and describe business processes, analyse their performance and assess the effectiveness of the internal controls, vis-à-vis the Group’s standards, rules, guidelines & operating models. The assessment and recommendations for improvement are formalized in a report. They supervise the audit mission on site and ensure Assignment Auditors work is up to Group Internal Audit’s performance standards.
The Audit Project Manager should also create, expand and maintain Group Internal Audit’s knowledge and tools to ensure continuous adaptation to the evolution of LafargeHolcim’s business.
In particular, the Audit Project Manager contributes to enhance the Group maturity in regards to Health & Safety: acting as a role model in the office and during audit assignments, developing his/her knowledge on the matter, and regularly auditing compliance with H&S standards.
The Audit Project Manager contributes to the development of the Senior Auditors on their teams.
Mobility requirements (time spent travelling internationally, nationally etc.): Up to ca. 50% travels (i.e. 18 to 23 weeks annually)
As the leader of an audit assignment team, the Audit Project Manager prepares and executes LafargeHolcim audit assignments on-site in Operating Countries or in Corporate offices according to Group Internal Audit quality manual and assignment methodology.
This includes i.a.:
Knowledge development & sharing
The Audit Project Manager is assigned to a few business processes or technical domains on which he should:
The Audit Project Manager can also be assigned to projects aimed at improving Group Internal Audit’s performance and internal processes.
The Project Manager drives the IA internal knowledge sharing on his/her area of technical expertise by establishing and conducting training on his/her area of expertise to Internal Audit teams and bringing technical support/advice to the audit assignment teams.
During the assignments, the Audit Project Manager coaches allocated audit staff to develop their technical (audit methodology and techniques, business processes, technical domains, & business acumen) and soft skills.
The Audit Project Manager appraises the performance of their team members after each assignment.
The Audit Project Manager takes the ownership of his/her own career development in coordination with his/her allocated Audit Director.
Group turnover 27BCHF, part of a Global team of 50 persons
Possibly all Group business processes and domains (Health & Safety, Growth & Innovation, Finance, Product Quality, Industrial Ecology, etc.)
Senior Auditors (& SMEs) on a project mode during assignments
MBA, Master of Science or equivalent as a minimum
Considered as an advantage: sound experience and knowledge of the Group itself, of its businesses, operations, functions, organization
Mandatory: Strong analytical skills
At least one of the following skills
Integrity, alignment with Group values, humility,
Objectivity, courage, independence, fairness
Diplomacy, listening skills, communication skills
Interpersonal skills, at ease in coaching people
Ability to evaluate risks in the context of the Group strategic vision
Analytical skills/Result orientation