Head of Internal Audit Professional Practices

European Investment Bank

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

You will guide a team of dedicated professionals and support staff in elevating internal audit operations. From audit methodology to the maintenance of the EIB Group Audit Charter without forgetting the annual and mid-year audit planning and the reporting to governing bodies, you will play an important role in the overall success of our organisation.

This team is also responsible for budgeting, procurement, and HR matters and includes the Internal Audit Secretariat for all administrative and logistics tasks.

Operating Network:

You will directly report to the Head of Internal Audit, Director and work closely with the two Heads of Division of the Department. There are lot of interactions with other Directorates as well as with external parties.


  • Ensure that the unit is staffed appropriately and that each staff member has the necessary experience, skills and knowledge to properly carry out the tasks allocated to them.
  • Create a working environment within the unit where everyone belongs, develops critical skills and thrives for performance.
  • Responsible of the overall project management for the IA Strategic Orientation 2022-2026. Oversee the implementation of the Ways of Working (i.e., methodology) stream and contribute to others, in particular the IT and Data Workstream (e.g., dashboard project).
  • Ensure the quasi-supervisor reports, and External Quality Assurance recommended actions are implemented timely.
  • Ensure day-to-day operational management of the Internal Audit Secretariat including activities such as budgeting, purchasing, procurement and resources in close cooperation with the Head of Internal Audit.
  • Plan, coordinate, supervise and intervene, whenever necessary in the activities of the unit including: Internal Audit methodology and planning, Annual Quality Assurance review of the internal Audit activities, Audit assignments reports, Internal communication across the Department
  • Keep abreast of developments in the IIA Standards and guide Internal Audit industry practice.


  • University degree (minimum an equivalent to a Bachelor) preferably in economics or business administration or a related field
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in an external or internal audit function, or in a risk/control function or a related function
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Experience or proven ability in managing or coaching people, ideally in multicultural environment or international organisations
  • Administrative budget and procurement knowledge would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact at different levels of the management line
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French with a good command of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.

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