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Senior Internal Audit Manager - Via Michael Page Risk & Compliance

Locatie: Rotterdam
The job is to perform independent objective high quality audits/reviews and consulting activities that provides the Executive Board assurance on the application and working of internal controls.

Michael Page Risk & Compliance

  • Enjoy a variety of tasks, both audit and advisory
  • Be part of a high performing global internal audit team

About our client
My client is the world's largest independent tank storage provider for petroleum and chemical industries. It has a worldwide network of tank terminals. The terminals are strategically located for users along the major shipping routes. The majority of customers are companies operating in the oil, chemical and gas sector. The products that the organization stores on behalf of its clients, are used in a wide range of related industries. These terminals support and optimize the reliability and efficiency of the logistic processes of its customers. 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Being part of a high performing global internal audit team.
  • Executing high quality business process reviews, specific deep-dive audits and 'special' reviews both in NL and internationally for senior management.
  • Being an active part of the ERM cycle including reporting thereof for external publication.
  • Owning the assurance process with respect to 'sustainability' reporting.

The job is to perform independent objective high quality audits/reviews and consulting activities that provides the Executive Board assurance on the application and working of internal controls. The reviews that take place are those detailed out in the approved Annual Audit Plan plus additional requests as arising during the year.

Work executed is to be of a high standard not only in line with the professional requirements of own qualification but also in line with the international internal audit standards of the Institute of Internal Audit. My client applies these standards in its auditing work. The Senior Internal Audit Manager reports directly to the Global Director Internal Audit.

  • Preparing, managing, executing and reporting on audits of a varied nature ranging from business process reviews to 'deep dive' special requests. Preparation includes developing an individual risk assessment from a number of inputs that enables the audit to focus on the areas considered the most risk.
  • --- Audit Management often consists of guiding either a 'subject matter expert' who is not trained as an auditor but who joins the audit team and/or a more junior member of staff.
  • --- Audit Execution including on-going risk assessment prior to and whilst performing the audit.
  • --- Frequent contact with the Global Internal Audit Director during audit execution work.
  • --- Reporting to the auditee and the Executive Board. The results are summarized each quarter for the Audit Committee.
  • Lead in drafting the half and full year (latter for external publication) risk report for the company based on inputs and dialog with Divisions and Global Directors for sign-off by the Risk Committee. The chair of the Risk Committee (Global Internal Audit Director) together with the secretary of the Risk Committee (Manager External Reporting and Compliance).
  • Advising and updating the company on its key control framework (KCF) and communication of key controls thereof. The senior audit manager will take the lead in this activity. Developing further data analytics is also considered key.
  • Working with the Global Internal Director on improving internal working standards to ensure alignment and practical improvement to the Institute of Internal Audit standards.
  • Develop ways in which sharing best practices throughout the company becomes immediately recognized and value adding upon request of the Global Director Internal Audit. Eg: awareness alerts. These are for sign-off by the Global Director Internal Audit. To also identify those areas for which such alerts are valuable.

Professional (audit) qualification; 5-8 relevant years of experience in national and international roles.

  • Experience with managerial processes and communication with (external) stakeholders.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional judgement and professional skepticism.
  • Strong (English) communication and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency and confidence with the using of (data) systems.
  • Strong analytical, advisory and coaching skills.
  • Able to form independent opinions on the basis of facts and observations.
  • A comprehensive & Structured 'way of thinking and working'
  • Ability to apply a pragmatic approach to audit execution maintaining a balance between business relevance and professional standard requirements.
  • A continuous learning and improvement mindset.
  • A teamplayer.
  • Flexibility and the characteristic of an individual willing to go the 'extra' mile.
  • An International traveller who enjoys and can adapt to different cultures. The role is an ambassador role of the Global Head Office. 


  • A challenging position with a high degree of responsibility in a Dutch multinational with a history over 400 years.
  • Highly motivated colleagues.
  • Participation in the private pension fund and collective health scheme.
  • Room to grow through professional training and personal development opportunities at national and international levels.

Information and application:


To fulfil this vacancy this organization is working together with Michael Page Risk & Compliance.

Please send your application for Senior Internal Audit Manager at this organization in Rotterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

02 november 2017
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More information:

Mark de Boer
Consultant Risk & Compliance
m. +31 (0) 20 5789444
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