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May 02, 2018
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IAASB Seeks Technical Director
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) is seeking a highly qualified Technical Director.
Based in New York, the Technical Director position requires deep knowledge of audit and assurance, strong understanding of standard setting, and strong program and people leadership ability. The Technical Director serves a key role in the management of the IAASB, and works closely with the IAASB Chair and Deputy Chair to develop strategy, plan and implement the work program of the Board, and develop positive stakeholder relationships.
The Technical Director’s primary concern is for the quality of the material presented to the IAASB for deliberation and the robustness of the underlying development process. In addition, the Technical Director orchestrates the IAASB’s internal and external activity.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, dynamic and proactive, and hands-on. He or she will have a strong staff development focus and experience in leading a professional team in a collaborative, multi-cultural environment. The successful candidate will also be confident and competent in dealing with others on technical audit and assurance matters, and effective at identifying technical concerns and developing solutions.
The position requires strong project management skills, both in regard to overseeing program deliverables and in taking initiatives from concept through execution. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Additionally, the candidate should be an articulate, confident communicator with stakeholders and media.
The international executive search firm Korn Ferry has been retained for this search. Interested candidates should contact Korn Ferry Practice Leader Arlene Kobayashi at Arlene.Kobayashi@kornferry.com or Managing Consultant Liz Lebo at Liz.Lebo@kornferry.com.
For reference, the profile for the Technical Director IAASB can be found here.