Head of Core Banking & Retail Systems Audit

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Qatar National Bank (QNB)
Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
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Full time
Accounting & Finance
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About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Head of Core Banking & Retail Systems Audit, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Summary:
The Opportunity:

  • To develop, control and manage the information system audit activities for Domestic & International Core Banking & Retail Systems globally.
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in Core banking and Retail systems.
  • Manage relationships with senior management related to Core banking and Retail systems.
  • Provide assurance to management, executive management Group Audit & Compliance Committee and the Board on the effectiveness of the internal controls in place within the function area.
  • Responsible for developing and ensuring timely completion/ execution of the audit plan for Domestic & International Core Banking & Retail Systems.
  • Conduct audit and lead audits, including within the function area.
  • Ensure all risk management and assurance related activities are in accordance with the best practices and standards for internal auditing.
  • Development/management of audit staff when required.

    • A minimum of 8 -10 years' solid experience in the IT audit function of mid to large banks, of which 5 years should be at managerial level.
    • Strong understanding and audit experience of Banking systems and Banking applications is essential.
    • Minimum of 3 years' solid experience in Retail/Corporate IT applications Audits.
    • Exposure to International banking IT Audit best practices.
    • Strong relationship management and influencing skills at senior levels is essential.
    • Bachelor degree in IT or banking or technical subjects preferred.
    • Must be CISA qualified and ideally other relevant qualifications such as CISM, CRISC, CISSP.
    • Proficient knowledge of CoBIT principles, IT security, ITIL, SDLC and related best practices.

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