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QR15877 - Senior IT Internal Auditor | Qatar Airways | Doha

Organisation: Qatar Airways
Job Function: Audit
Division: QR Management (Division)
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
City: Middle East | Qatar | Doha
Last date of application: 10-Dec-2017

Qatar Airways

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From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our people—a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

About Your Job:

Qatar Airways has a career opportunity for an experienced Senior IT Auditor, reporting to Manager IT Internal Audit. The incumbent would be responsible to conduct IT audits that assess/evaluate the established internal controls designed to manage the Company’s most significant IT related business risks and evaluate the operational effectiveness and compliance to formal process and frameworks. Audit engagements may be either assurance or advisory in nature, and vary considerably in size and complexity.  

Candidate should be familiar with IT audit procedures of complex IT systems, work with the team and the auditee to perform design audit approaches, plan engagement objectives, and draft and deliver audit reports while complying with professional standards and addressing the risks inherent in the engagement. 

Candidate will participate in various investigations and should be able to use their technical skills to look for files and information that have been hidden, deleted or lost.  Candidate should have the ability to analyze digital data and think outside the box as an investigator.

Candidate must be familiar with standard computer operating systems, networks and hardware as well as security software. Expertise in hacking and intrusion techniques and prior experience with security testing and computer system diagnostics is preferred.

The Senior IT Auditor will also lead the daily execution of audit engagements and will be responsible for ensuring Junior Auditors are adequately supervised to ensure the work is completed on time and in line with audit methodology and department quality standards.


Key Accountabilites:



  • Work closely with IT personnel to understand IT environment and deliver value for money audits;
  • Review information systems and information security areas of QT-IT as part of scheduled audits undertaken by IA department and identify key risks related to IT, including but not limited to its deployment, implementation and monitoring;
  • Ensure that audit work conforms to international standards of professional practice of IT auditing, and other standards set by the Internal audit department to provide independent, objective IT related assurance and consulting service designed to add value and improve airline’s IT infrastructure, IT policies and processes, IT application architecture and IT services.
  • Support reporting manager in preparation of risk based IT audit plan;
  • Conduct risk assessment and audit reviews on IT infrastructure, Information Security and Business applications; ensure completion in set timeframe;
  • Complete preliminary activities & ensure pre-assessment questionnaire is collected & analysed;
  • Prepare engagement planning memorandum that is relevant to IT and meets audit objectives;
  • Explore IT process under review; documents the system narrative and perform risk assessment to identify key risks to the process / area;
  • Ensure audit files are complete in all respects, and all work-papers are fully referenced & cross-referenced
  • Conduct and/or participate in investigations to uncover misappropriations, theft and breaches;
  • Conduct or assist in forensic investigation, including evaluation of evidence, preparation and compilation of work papers, support in legal process, including testimony in court if required;
  • Responsible for managing and completing field-work in all respects, ensuring all aspects of assignment are completed with-in stipulated timelines and all deliverables, including but not limited to fieldwork, internal discussions, draft report & interim reviews and final reports meet the timeframes;
  • Maintain a calendar and conduct follow-up on IT audit findings for closure and report on progress;
  • Assist other auditors with extraction and massaging of data from different information systems;
  • Any other duties, special assignments, investigations or reviews as required by Senior Manager Internal Audit.

Management & Leadership

  • Assist in establishing the department or teams objectives and priorities to align with and support business objectives;
  • Regularly evaluate the team objectives, plans, procedures and practices, and make appropriate changes as required


  • Take responsibility for own ongoing personal development and growth of expertise.
  • Train and develop other employees, to assist in succession planning and risk management.
  • Assist in the response to any emergency or major operational disruption affecting Qatar Airways or its subsidiaries, including support of the Qatar Airways Special Assistance Program.
  • Train Qatari staff in the duties above.
  • Perform other department duties, special assignments, investigations or reviews as required by Senior Manager Internal Audit or Audit Manager.


Operational Safety

  • Ensure full awareness of work health and safety requirements and expectations in order to minimise health and safety risks for self and colleagues.
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant safety, security, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the operation to guarantee employee safety, security, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality service with a responsible environmental attitude
  • Take a direct and personal interest in reported injuries, incidents, near misses and hazards to ensure that appropriate reporting, investigation and response is being achieved.



About You:
  • You must hold a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Computer Science or other relevant field.   A minimum of 3-4 years of experience as a system analyst or information security, out of which at least 2 years in Supervisory role is required.  
  • Understanding of technology management processes and governance frameworks is mandatory.  
  • Ideal candidate should be CISA certified with professional experience in internal auditing and hands-on experience in auditing large business applications, technology management processes and investments.  
  • Additional qualification as a CFE or Computer Forensics field is a plus.
  • Candidate should display strong communication and interpersonal ability and have ability to communicate findings orally and in writing. As well as to communicate cohesively with all members of the Internal Audit team and Executive Management
  • Candidate should be highly conscious of details and to be able to multi-task efficiently.
  • Candidate should have effective problem solving and excellent analytical skills.
  • Candidate should have strong business acumen with good business writing skills.  This role may require some travel as well.
  • Exposure and use of computer forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data is a plus.


Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate

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