The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) and the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) are searching for a Chief of Operations, Professional Standards, who will report into the Boards’ Managing Director in New York City.
The Chief of Operations, Professional Standards, is a new cross-board position established to advance the caliber of the operational practices surrounding the standard setting work of the SSB staff teams and supporting related decision-making, thereby advancing service delivery capacity, efficiency and effectiveness. The role provides the chance to have a broad impact on the day to day functioning of the three standard-setting boards’ staff teams.
The position provides a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, collaborative, collegial environment. Each standard-setting board (SSB) is supported by a team of highly-qualified professionals. Led by the standard-setting boards’ Technical Directors, with oversight from the Managing Director, the teams work with their volunteer Boards to develop and implement the Boards’ strategies and work plans.
Among other responsibilities, the Chief of Operations would focus on enhancing practices around budget management, human capital, communications and IT. This includes designing, implementation and monitoring relevant systems, processes, and procedures to facilitate effective and efficient project management, resource planning and allocation.
We are looking for a senior-level, experienced professional who is self-motivated, proactive, and hands-on. The candidates should have a strong ability to identify, synthesize, assess and prioritize operational issues or improvement opportunities, and to develop solutions and drive for results. He or she will be confident and competent in dealing with others in effecting change, including collaboration skills to achieve consensus from a range of viewpoints.
The position requires excellent communication, organizational and project management skills, with flexibility especially important. Prior experience with standard-setting or similar boards or committees is desirable.
Please submit your application by March 31, 2019 to be considered.
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