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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 30-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/AUDITOR
  • Job Title: Auditor
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Type: Fixed-term (Until 2023)
Hours: Full-time
Location: Wellington

Transforming the way, we, as a nation, care for children, young people and vulnerable adults in our communities.

About the role

Working alongside other assurance, integrity and risk professionals, the role provides a real opportunity to support and strengthen the work of the Commission. You will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of internal audits including of systems, policies and procedural compliance, project monitoring and reviews of emerging risks, in order to provide assurance to the Executive Director.

You will work on what is the largest Royal Commission in New Zealand’s history and your work will contribute to improving the lives of future generations who are in care. This is very important work and you will derive a huge amount of satisfaction from your contribution.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an internal audit programme in conjunction with the Risk and Assurance Manager
  • Review the appropriateness of internal control mechanisms and make recommendations as necessary
  • Develop a programme to monitor the progress of Commission deliverables and ensure that commitments are followed through on
  • Act as an objective source of advice for others in the Commission to help them strengthen their work practice

What you’ll bring for success:

  • An ability to apply internal auditing principles and methodologies
  • An understanding of risk management and internal controls
  • An ability to analyse complex data and make evidence-based judgements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An ability to work collaboratively
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a range of stakeholders
  • An ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and deliver quality services

About us

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care was established in February 2018. Over the next four years, the Inquiry will investigate the abuse and neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults who were in the care of State and faith-based institutions in New Zealand between 1950 and 1999 and examine ways to stop further abuse.

The Royal Commission is committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Māori Partnership team bring a kaupapa, tikanga and te reo Māori focus to the development of the Inquiry work programme.

Opportunities like this are few and far between; will you join us on our journey?

How to apply

Please submit your CV, application form, and a cover letter to

Application form can be found at:

Applications close: Wednesday, 13 November 2019.

For more information on the Royal Commission please see our website or contact