Title:  Lead IT Auditor

Job Req ID:  1002
Description: 

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Position Description

We are seeking a Lead IT Auditor with Industrial Controls Systems experience to join the Information Systems Audits Division within Internal Auditing, to be based in our corporate headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with expertise in auditing, securing, administering, or deploying Industrial Control Systems (this is a must).

Internal Auditing is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the operations of Saudi Aramco. Internal auditing helps the organization to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal auditing provides members of management and the Board of Directors with analyses, recommendations, and information concerning the activities reviewed.

The Information Systems Audits Division is responsible for performing technology audits, supporting business integrated audits in testing automated controls, and providing data analytics to other business audit divisions.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, Engineering, or a relevant field.
You will have a minimum of seven years of experience in IT auditing with specialization in Industrial Control Systems.

You must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language and excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.

You will have at least one professional certification, such as the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

You should be flexible to travel in the Kingdom and/or out of the Kingdom to conduct audits.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Plan, execute, and/or report internal audits to management.
Establish the objectives and scope of the audit engagement.
Develop comprehensive risk-based audit programs.
Prepare audit reports.
Deliver presentations to client’s management at the audit opening and closing meetings.
Provide on-the-job training and mentoring to inexperienced or less experienced staff. 

Act as internal auditing SME for the area of Industrial Control Systems.
Evaluate the performance and capabilities of the assisting staff auditors.
Perform other assurance and consulting activities on internal controls as requested.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.

 

Country/Region:  SA