Chief, Audit and Evaluation Branch
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The Chief Audit and Evaluation Branch is accountable to the Director, the Departmental Audit Committee and the Performance Measurement and Evaluation Committee for planning and directing the conduct of professional level internal audits in accordance with risk-based audit plans, departmental priorities and the requirements of the Government of Canada Internal Audit Policy; planning and directing the conduct of program evaluations in accordance with the Departmental Evaluation Plan pursuant to the Policy on Results; deploying resources to achieve approved audit and evaluation plans; coordinating audit and evaluation activities and plans with other internal and external providers of assurance and consulting activities to ensure proper coverage and minimize duplication of effort; ensuring audits and evaluations are completed in accordance with established timelines; and reporting on the results of audit and evaluation activities to concerned stakeholders.
The Chief Audit and Evaluation Executive is also the Senior Officer for Disclosure of Wrongdoing, the Executive provides advice and assistance to employees who wish to report serious wrongdoing in the workplace and protects them against reprisal when they report wrongdoing in good faith.
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Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with a CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) designation or CIA (CGAP) certification.
The educational program must be from an accredited learning institution recognized in Canada.
If you completed a program outside of Canada you will be required to obtain proof of a Canadian equivalency at your expense through a recognized credential assessment service.
Note: Any higher level of education could be recognized as experience.
E1. Significant* experience leading audits, consulting engagements, assessments or formal reviews of programs, projects or initiatives.
E2. Significant* experience providing strategic advice, recommendation, and briefings to senior level officials on complex matters.
E3. Building, managing and negotiating with key internal and external stakeholders, including managing liaison activities with the Office of the Comptroller General (OCG), Office of the Auditor General (OAG), Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC), and/or other audit entities.
E4. Experience in making presentations at the senior executive level
E5. Experience in managing human** and financial*** resources at the executive level.
*Significant is defined in terms of depth, breadth and scope of experience normally acquired by having performed a broad range of relevant activities related to the task, generally over more than three (3) years.
** Human resources is defined as having supervised staff, established objectives, assigning work, managed and assessed performance, developed and implemented training and staffing plans acquired within the last five (5) years for a consecutive period of over a minimum of two (2) years. Applicants must clearly demonstrate direct accountability for leading and managing staff and indicate the number of employees they supervised directly.
*** Financial Management: Applicant must show evidence of managing and being accountable for a budget for one (1) complete fiscal year. This experience is defined as being responsible for sound financial planning, forecasting and reporting. Applicant must also indicate the size of the budget they managed directly.
A1. Experience in audit or program evaluation activities
A2. Experience in disclosure of wrongdoing activities
K1. Knowledge of government wide priorities and their potential impact on large government departments or central agencies.
Key Leadership Competencies
Conditions of Employment
Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore, it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.
Bilingual Imperative (BI) Position
The immediate need is to staff this unique position with a linguistic profile of Bilingual imperative (BI) CBC/CBC. An offer will be made to a qualified candidate who meets the linguistic requirements.
In the event that you do not currently meet the language requirements of the position, you may still apply, but prior to appointment, will be required to meet the language requirements of the position, as demonstrated by valid second language evaluation (SLE) results.
If a position is identified as imperative, the candidate being appointed to the position must meet the language requirements of the position, as demonstrated by valid second language evaluation (SLE) results, at the time of appointment.
The majority of work in our organization must be done in the office and cannot be performed at home.
Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest in CSIS. However, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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