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Head of Internal Audit - International Insurance Company

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Reporting to the Country CEO, you will be responsible for all aspects of Internal Audit for our client, a renowned company in its field

This role is a senior position in Luxembourg and will attend the country Executive Committee and Risk Management Meetings.

The role holder shall ensure that the following objectives are met:


* Identify and assess developments in Luxembourg and assess impact on the company and global internal audit coverage;

* Ensure that audit coverage in Luxembourg is sufficient in terms of depth and breadth;

* Design an audit approach and detailed programs to assess the management of Luxembourg;

* Lead and contribute to related audit work, supporting other audit teams;

* Contribute to the optimisation of methodology and coverage reflecting best practice and regulatory requirements;

* Manage the follow-up, tracking and reporting of relevant audit issues;

* Lead a team of audit professionals. Provide clear direction and support to the team;

* Maintain ongoing, consistent interaction with executive and senior management of relevant business areas;

* Escalate significant issues to executive audit and business management;

* Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the operational risk policies and internal control procedures;

* Assess the impact of internal and external developments on the areas of focus and adjusting the audit plan as necessary in response.

The Candidate Profile:

* Relevant degree and/or equivalent professional qualification, preferably in Business or Economics.

* Established Supervisory experience in either Internal/External audit, internal control or Risk Management

* Excellent knowledge in areas such as SOX, Solvency II, Risk Management etc.

* Good attention to detail, particularly when it comes to procedures 

* Perfect command of English. Other languages such as French or German would be highly desired

* A strong communicator, with ability to engage persons on nuances of Luxembourg regulations