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Deputy Director , Internal Audit Unit [CE's Office]

Agency: SkillsFuture Singapore
Job no.: 523103
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Accounting, Audit, Finance

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Education (MOE). It will drive and coordinate the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promote a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning through the pursuit of skills mastery, and strengthen the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore.

SSG will strengthen the adult training infrastructure by taking on all existing functions of the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of adult educators. SSG will play a key role in the quality assurance for private education institutions and adult training centres. Together with educational institutions and training partners, SSG will ensure that students and working adults have access to high quality, industry-relevant training throughout life. SSG will also bring together synergies in continuing education and training (CET) and pre-employment training (PET), so skills requirements will continue to meet the demands of different sectors of the economy.


Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

You will be required to:

  • Oversee internal audit functions and develop internal audit activities that measures, evaluates and recommends changes in management controls
  • Develop and adjust internal audit plan based on areas of risks identified by ERM study from Operations Planning Division (OPD)
  • Review overall internal control framework and the reliability and integrity of financial and operating information of SkillFuture Singapore (SSG)
  • Provide recommendations to management based on findings arises from risk based audits
  • Provide advisory services to improve SSG's business processes and internal control mechanisms, with the aim of adding value to the operations
  • Promote good internal control and practices across the different departments in SSG
  • Oversee Whistle Blower hotline to ensure that legitimate complaints and allegations of misconduct are investigated
  • Lend support to operations in the investigation & review of compliance issues especially with regards to allegations made
  • Report whistleblow cases to SSG Board's Audit & Risk Committee
  • Lead and coach staff and provide leadership in implementation of audit methodology to improve on efficiency and effectiveness of work.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Manage collaborations with other Divisions in SSG for alignment of work while maintaining independence


  • Tertiary qualification
  • At least 10 years of relevant auditing experience with good exposure in the private and public sector.
  • Overseas work experience will be advantageous
  • Good understanding of internal controls, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and knowledge of internal auditing techniques and standards
  • Strong leadership and high emotional quotient
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Meticulous, analytical process-driven, self-starter and self-motivated
  • Good business sense and acumen
  • Good collaboration and teamwork
  • Candidates without the required qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply

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