Head of IT Audit and Programme Assurance

Communicate are working with a FTSE 10 Pharmaceutical business to support them with the recruitment of a Head of IT Audit and Programme Assurance. This role is situated within the West London head office, neighbouring the M4 corridor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Group Head of Internal Audit with the development and management of the Audit function.
  • Supervising the global IT Internal Audit function
  • Responsible for management of the Programme Assurance Team. This will include rolling out the programme assurance plan in line with the company's change programme.
  • To work with the team in assisting ongoing programs of successful internal audits.
  • Develop strong working relations across the corporate matrix structure including the Board, the Audit Committee and senior stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • CISA qualified with several years post-qualified experience
  • Strong grasp of SAP
  • Preferably Big 4 trained with a strong academic background
  • Comfortable working well under pressure, producing results efficiently and autonomously
  • Able to demonstrate the capability to successfully engage with senior stakeholders
  • Language skills are advantageous
  • Able to travel internationally up to 30% of the time


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