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Executive Director, Australian National Audit Office

Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)Visit Website

  • ACT

Challenging and exciting senior leadership opportunity within a high-performing and specialist public sector entity.


The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is a specialist public sector entity that provides a full range of audit services to the Australian Parliament, the Australian Government and public sector entities. The purpose of the ANAO is to drive accountability and transparency in the Australian Government sector through quality evidence based audit services and independent reporting to Parliament, the Executive and the public, with the result of improving public sector performance.


As Executive Director, Performance Audit Services, (SES Band 1) you will lead a team of professionals responsible for the delivery of high quality audit reports and be accountable for a branch undertaking a range of performance audits. These audits may be within a portfolio or across a number of portfolios and cover a breadth of public sector governance, administration and performance issues. You will provide strategic leadership and direction to the branch and represent the ANAO to Parliamentarians, senior executives and other stakeholders. Strong project management and a capacity to lead and manage evidence based reporting functions through the Auditor-General to the Parliament is highly desirable. Applicants should also possess a sound understanding of the nature and operations of the public sector.


To be a strong contender for this challenging role you will need to be a dynamic leader with a strong track record in relationship and project management.  You will be an outstanding and confident communicator with excellent strategic capability, able to handle complexity, be across detailed evidence, manage conflicting priorities and produce high quality written work for the Parliament. Your integrity and professionalism will be complemented by your personal drive, enthusiasm and outstanding people development skills. To be eligible for employment you must be an Australian Citizen and have, or be able to obtain, an appropriate security clearance.


How to apply

To apply for the role, please obtain selection documentation from the Executive Intelligence Group vacancies page: Ref. No. 712.

Applications must be submitted by 11:00pm (AEST) Thursday 27 August 2020.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Tricia Searson or Karina Duffey on (02) 6232 2200.

Applications close 27th August, 2020 Apply Online

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