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Senior Internal Auditor – Operations

Oryx GTL

Doha, Qatar

Ref: GP570-196

The Role


Provide independent, objective technical assurance and consulting services designed to assess:

- the effectiveness of the Company’s operating standards,

- the effectiveness of processes of refinery operations and asset maintenance

- the compliance with regulatory requirements.

Conduct the special review as assigned by IAD management and ensure the achievement of the audit objectives for each assignment.



Department Strategy Formulation:

•Provide key input and advice to the formulation and implementation of the Company’s Internal Audit strategy and plans.
Department Management:

•As the Department’s administrator who is responsible for the Internal Audit Sharepoints and Intranet.Budgets:

•Contribute to the development the annual Internal Audit budget.Risk Assessments:

•Develop a strong knowledge of the Company’s operations and assessing the effects of industry practices on potential risks facing the organization.
•Contribute to the Internal Audit Annual risk assessments process.
Design Audit Plans:

•Contribute to the development of Audit Universe, 5 years audit plan, and Annual Audit Plan.
•Develop comprehensive risk-based audit plans to evaluate the effectiveness of standard, procedures and processes to mitigate major risks in the areas of refinery operations and asset management.
Execution of Audit Programs / Engagement Process

•Develop the Audit Planning Memorandum, Risk Control Matriks and Audit Programs for each operational audit engagement.
•Supervise the execution or execute the Audit Programs and working papers preparation, to ensure that sufficient records are identified, obtained, analyzed and evaluated to achieve audit objectives.
•Review the adherence to technical specifications and compliance to other internal and external (regulatory) requirements.
•Review the process efficiency and make improvement recommendations
•Identify the control weakness to be reported for each audit engagement.
•Propose recommendations to improve the business processes and obtain buy-in from the auditee.
•Review the work of Internal Auditor Developee to ensure the proper execution of the audit program.
•Ensure the timely completion of the audit field work.
•Perform a research to support the audit engagement.
•Coach and develop the Internal Auditor Developee during the audit assignments.
Engagement Reporting:
•Draft the audit reports of the audit engagements and ensure that all findings and recommendations are properly supported by the working paper.
Consulting / Management Services:

•Inform other team members, audit management and other relevant parties on Industry and Company issues.
•Provide technical and operational consulting services to ORYX GTL as requested.
•Perform research to support the consulting services.
•Interface with the Shareholders' Auditor and participate as a team member during the JV Audit.
Special Review and Investigations:

•Provide support to the Special Review as requested by Management / Board Audit Committee.
•Provide support to the Investigation of significant suspected fraudulent activities within the company.
Department Reporting:

•Prepare the IAD Quarterly activities report to the EXCOM.
•Contribute to the preparation of all IAD internal and external reports
Audit Follow Up and Action Plan Tracking:

•Participate in the follow up audit activities.
•Upload all audit findings and recommendation to the Audit Tracking Database.
•Provided support the preparation of the Weekly Consolidated Audit Tracking.
Working Relations:

•Build up and maintain business contacts with both internal and external parties, such as Department Management and Head, Shareholders' Auditor and business process owner within ORYX GTL.

Key Performance indicators:
•The Accuracy and timely completion of audit engagement.
•The completeness of audit documentation / working paper to support the audit conclusion.

Problem Solving:

•Prioritize the testing / sections to be completed during the audit engagement.
•Assess the adequacy of audit evidence for each audit testing.
•Assess the adequacy of sample for each audit testing.
•Identify the control weakness to be reported for each audit engagement.



•All Group Chiefs
•All Department Managers and Heads
•All ORYX GTL Employees

•Shareholders’ Audit Team (Qatar Petroleum and Sasol Synfuels International)
•External Audit Team

Work Environment:

Type of Work Environment:

Hours Per Day (Average)


Fully air conditioned office, vehicles, control room, workshop or warehouse.


Fully air Non-Continuous or periodic exposure to the basic environmental conditions of the region and industry. Conditions include heat, humidity, plant noises and fumes.



Minimum Qualification:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science•Professional Certifications in Engineering or Finance (CPA / CIA / PMP)
Preferred Qualification:

•MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Minimum Experience:

•7 - 9 years of working experience.•At least 2 years in process engineering•Previous experience in an audit or technical oversight
Preferred Industrial Experience:

•Oil and Gas Industry.•Petrochemical Industry
•EPC (Engineering Procurement Contract)

About the Company

Rising from the desert with great speed and efficiency is the gas to liquids production facility, ORYX GTL, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum (51%) and Sasol of South Africa (49%). The first of a series of planned GTL production facilities that will deliver on the declared ambition of the State of Qatar to become the GTL capital of the world.