LEO Pharma

IT Internal Audit Manager

Change The Way We Think About Internal Audit

LEO Pharma is rapidly changing, from a Danish pharma company with a history in dermatology to a global force pioneering medical dermatology to help patients. To achieve our ambitious goals, we need to focus on the right things, collaborate, and work efficiently while preserving the unique parts of our company culture.

The Internal Audit team is also changing, and will play an integral part in this transformation.  That’s why LEO Pharma has created a new position for an IT Internal Audit Manager, which will give you the opportunity to be part of the journey and contribute to making a significant difference for people with serious skin diseases all over the world.

Your role

The IT Internal Audit Manager has a global remit for the IT internal audit activity, including planning audits, executing the fieldwork, and reporting to senior management and the Audit Committee on the findings, supporting the compliance functions with corporate governance requirements in relation to risk management, internal control and associated reporting:

  • Lead and perform assignments, developing practical solutions to improve risk management, control and efficiency:

           -       Establish objectives and work programs for audit reviews

           -       Make recommendations based on benchmarking and best practice to further enhance the technology security and control environment

           -       Prepare reports, summarising issues and recommendations and obtain business buy-in

           -       Undertake ad hoc reviews and special projects as required

           -       Oversee the implementation of control improvement measures andconduct follow-up review of issues identified and report the status of implementation

  • Assist in planning and development of the annual Internal Audit Plan
  • Maintain client relationships on both operational and management level
  • Research, analyse and share relevant best practices and benchmarking to support audit recommendations
  • Assist in the continuous improvement and development of Group Internal Audit standards, manuals and audit techniques to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the reviews

You will report to the Global Head of Internal Audit and be based at LEO Pharma headquarters in Ballerup, Denmark, near Copenhagen.

Your qualifications

  • To be successful in this job, you would have completed a university degree with business emphasis in a related field (e.g. Accounting, Finance, computing etc.) and in addition bring 5+ years in an external or internal IT audit role
  • Computing or Internal Audit qualification is preferred
  • Experience working in an international environment, liaising across multiple locations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Experience of the Life Sciences industry would be an advantage

This role will suit an innovative and well rounded IT Audit professional, who possesses a strong mix of technical and stakeholder management skills. You will be encouraged to work with a high level of autonomy and independence, and be tasked with driving the Internal Audit function forward.  In this global role, business travel around 30-60 days per year should be expected.

There are bonus points for knowing your stuff, and being genuinely passionate and excited about what you do.

Your new team

You will join a small, decicated international team of Internal Audit professionals, committed to establishing the function as a recognised value-adding, capable and effective assurance partner. We're all about building the most innovative, creative and unique Internal Audit team, and constantly challenge both the business and ourselves to be better at what we do.

our mission to help more people achieve healthy skin

Hundreds of millions of people around the globe are suffering from an untreated skin disease. Helping these people to get a better life is what LEO Pharma is all about. By understanding their needs and wishes we will improve existing treatments and break new land to uncover the solutions of tomorrow. 

By joining LEO Pharma you will get the opportunity to create results, develop yourself among highly skilled colleagues while taking on our quest to become the preferred dermatology care partner improving people’s lives around the world and at the same time create profitable growth.

Contact and application

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Adrian Tupper, Head of Internal Audit, on + 45 3133 7153.

Please apply via the link at our website and remember to attach application and CV. The deadline is 1 January 2019.


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