Internal Auditor
Vienna, Austria
vor 5 Tg.

Organizational Setting

The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) assists the Director General to strengthen the Agency's internal oversight and its ability to ensure management efficiency and programme effectiveness and to enhance accountability.

OIOS comprises four major functional areas : internal audit, investigation, management services and programme evaluation.

OIOS provides the Director General and senior management with objective, independent and systematic assessments for the purpose of improving efficiency and effectiveness in programme delivery, improving accountability and ensuring sound governance.

Main Purpose

As a member of the Internal Audit and Management Services group, reporting to the Director of OIOS, the Internal Auditor plans and conducts financial, management, operational and value for money audits of assigned organizational or functional activities in accordance with the Internal Audit Manual and in compliance with the OIOS Charter.


  • The Internal Auditor is 1) an examiner, responsible for planning and conducting audit assignments of mid and high level of complexity;
  • 2) a risk assessor, helping to bring a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes;
  • and 3) an advisor, carrying out independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and improve an organization's operations.

    Functions / Key Results Expected

    Prepare and implement risk-based audit plans and work programmes with the following objectives :

  • To assess risks that could threaten the achievement of the Agency objectives and to determine whether adequate and appropriate controls have been established to mitigate the identified risk;
  • To assess the degree of compliance with the Agency regulations, rules and policies;
  • To determine the effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls;
  • To determine whether the Agency's assets and resources are sufficiently protected from misuse, theft and losses;
  • To assess the management practices and to verify that the resources are used for the efficient and effective implementation of its programme and activities;
  • To recommend appropriate remedial actions to address risks, ensure compliance and improve the efficient and effective management of the Agency resources.
  • These recommendations should focus on adoption of management best practices; and

  • To conduct any other tasks, as required.
  • Competencies and Expertise

    Core Competencies

    Name Definition Planning and OrganizingPlans and organizes his / her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities.

    Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.CommunicationCommunicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner.

    Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions.Achieving ResultsTakes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department / Division’s programme.

    Evaluates his / her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.TeamworkActively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.

    Functional Competencies

    Name Definition Analytical thinkingAnalyses information to identify cause and effect relationships and correlations. Identifies critical elements and assesses consequences of different courses of action and proposes solutions.

    Judgement / decision makingConsults with supervisor / manager and takes decisions in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules.

    Makes decisions reflecting best practice and professional theories and standards.Technical / scientific credibilityEnsures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods.

    Provides scientifically / technically accepted information that is credible and reliable.

    Required Expertise

  • Function Name Expertise Description FinanceAccountingAbility to review accounting records for efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with accounting procedures;
  • and to analyze and verify financial reports, statements, and other records.Internal OversightAudit, Governance, Risk Management and Internal ControlsAbility to analyse the audit data for appropriateness and accuracy;
  • and to judge the adequacy of internal controls, risk management and governance.FinanceEnterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systemAbility to assess the procedures and operations under audit and to propose organizational or procedural changes that may have a significant impact on the operations under audit.

  • Internal OversightQuality ManagementAssess and report control and procedural weaknesses; recognize risks of fraud, mismanagement and losses;
  • have a good knowledge of up-to-date management concepts based on internal auditing standards.

    Qualifications, Experience and Language skills

    Master's Degree - Advanced university degree in accounting, public administration, finance or economics or other relevant fields.

    Other - Certificated in one or more of the following areas : CIA, CGAP, CCSA, CISA or chartered / certified accountant (CPA, CA or equivalent)

  • Minimum of seven years of internal auditing experience at the national and international levels in the private and / or public sector;
  • Excellent partnering skills and stakeholders management;
  • Outstanding communication skills, including interview and presentation techniques, with the ability to effectively discuss findings in a written and oral form to convey complex ideas in an engaging manner with clarity, diplomacy and precision;
  • Unquestionable ethics and integrity; and
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


  • The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $72637 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 29418 *, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses;
  • 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance

    Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged

    Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority.

    The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. Aspart of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values) : Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity.

    Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointmentat a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above.

    Testingmay be part of the recruitment process

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