Title Senior Specialist – Operational Audit (Bilingual)
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To All Candidates
Position Summary

 Job Objective:

Senior Specialist - Operational Audit is responsible for conducting operational audits and financial audits across HCT functions and campuses. Additionally, he/she is responsible for identifying areas for improvement and providing recommendations to enhance operating controls, processes and practices.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct periodic operational audits to evaluate the operational efficiency and effectiveness of main processes, and to determine the effectiveness, efficiency and economy of operation.
  • Develop audit reports detailing audit findings in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Identify control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Conduct periodic financial audits to monitor compliance to local and international standards; identify gaps and provide recommendations.
  • Follow-up with relevant functions/stakeholders on the implementation of recommended solutions.
  • Liaise with government audit organisations to provide them with required information in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Coordinate with General Counsel, Enterprise Risk Management and relevant stakeholders in order to support with the development of and to oversee control systems to prevent or deal with violations of applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and set standards.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside HCT as well as evolving best practices in operational control.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required e.g. Finance, Economics, Business, Accounting.
  • Minimum of one internationally recognised Internal Audit certification e.g  Certified Internal Audit certification (CIA).
  • Full English proficiency is required.
  • Advanced computer literacy is required e.g. MS Office.


Minimum of four years of work experience in Audit with a focus on Operational Audit.

The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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