Senior Internal Auditor (Technology)

5 days left

London, Paddington
Excellent Salary & Benefits
25 Sep 2020
25 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

Vodafone’s purpose is ‘We connect for a better future’ and we want to bring everyone along on our positive journey. At Vodafone Group, we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications and now is the perfect time to get onboard!

Vodafone is a highly technology focused group at the forefront of using emerging technologies such as 5G, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Blockchain, Cloud computing, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and SAP S/4HANA. For a company like ours, reliable and secure technology solutions are critical, and hence technology related risks are taken seriously. For us at Vodafone Group Internal Audit, this offers fantastic conditions for making significant positive impact in the business and helping us achieve our strategy!

In joining Vodafone Internal Audit, which is part of the Vodafone Group Finance team, you will support our people in strengthening our position as an admired company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders and employees. We want our people to develop in to subject matter experts in a range of emerging technologies with advanced training provided to develop yourself as you help strengthen our control environment.

We have been independently assessed as a top quartile audit function with the ambition of being best in class and innovative, and to be highly relevant to our Board and its strategy. The team is varied and works together across all our Group functions as well was with our global business and in-market teams. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

The Team

Our Internal Audit team helps ensure that sound decisions are always made for both our customers and us. Whatever you excel at – whether its facts and figures, technology and data, management analysis, crafting partnerships or supporting business-critical decisions, we’ve got the spot for you.

The purpose of the Senior Internal Auditor (Technology) role is to support Vodafone Internal Audit in providing risk-based independent assurance on the effectiveness of the Group’s internal controls to senior management and the Group Audit and Risk Committee within the area of Technology. You’ll be part of the Technology audit team consisting of 14 people (with almost as many nationalities) which is part of the wider global audit function of about 110 people.

Joining us as a Senior Technology Internal Auditor means that you will be part of our diverse function - the Future is exciting. Ready?

You will

  • Lead the scoping, planning, delivery and reporting of relevant and forward looking IT audits across all Operating Companies.
  • Be(come) the subject matter expert within the Technology domain in the areas of IT operations, IT service management, IT resilience, information security, etc..
  • Perform audits on advanced topics such as 5G, large-scale cloud implementation, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Blockchain and other emerging technologies.
  • Liaise with Technology managers in tracking progress in addressing audit recommendations and confirming their closure.
  • Build positive working relationships with Technology leaders across the organisation.
  • Experience a fast paced environment which is ever changing - no two days are ever the same.
  • Support Group Head of Audit – IT, Networks and Programme Assurance, and teams of peers in delivery of audit plans by providing knowledge and expertise.
  • Build, maintain and indirectly manage a community of IT auditors across our global business.

You must have…

  • Have experience in the area of IT controls/ IT risk management  – either in an implementation, operation or assessment role
  • Are experienced in audit (external and internal) and familiar with Internal Audit standards
  • Able to make a high impact on management, to manage stakeholders and to communicate clearly.
  • Have a passion for working in teams and help drive personal development.
  • IT process knowledge e.g. as defined in standards like ITIL, Cobit, ISO, or British Standards
  • Have IT knowledge on IT networks, operating systems, databases, and applications, ideally including the Microsoft stack, Cloud technologies and SAP.
  • Have industry specific experience with mobile telecoms (e.g. networks) or related businesses
  • Are well-versed in assessing business and technology risks and controls, be able to articulate the risks, and recommend business-focused solutions.
  • Able to prioritise, multi-task and be comfortable with a changing environment.
  • Are willing and able to travel (up to about 20% of the year), mostly in Europe and Africa.
  • Have accreditations in technology risk and controls related areas such as CISA and Cobit.
  • Preferably, also have qualifications such as ITIL, CRISC, ISO27001 or 22301, PMBOK or Prince2.

What’s in it for you?

  • 28 days holiday (with the option to buy or sell 5 days) plus public holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Pension matching scheme of up to 10%
  • 5 paid days leave for charity projects
  • MyChoices portal - cycle to work scheme, 100’s of retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
  • Vodafone family and friends discount
  • Interest free commuter loan
  • Global parental leave policy for all new parents coming in 2020 which includes 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 months whilst being paid their full-time salary
  • Access to Vodafone University and LinkedIn Learning

Our commitment

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

Get to know us better here and find out what life at Vodafone could be like for you.

Please email us for any application-related enquiries.

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