Performance Audit Project Leader – Environment and Sustainable Development – Office of the Auditor General of Canada

About this job
Roles and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
providing advice to performance audit and special examination teams on diversity-related matters
working with performance audit and special examination teams when required (that is, meeting with entities and developing lines of enquiries).
developing objectives, a structure, a framework, and guidance to mainstream gender and diversity into performance audits and special examinations
supervising and managing the Environment and Sustainable Development team while providing guidance when required
providing training on gender and diversity
monitoring performance audits’ and special examinations’ contributions to gender and diversity
liaising with OAG Corporate Services for annual reporting (Departmental Plan and Departmental Results Report)
supporting environment and sustainable development specialists with other tasks related to the environment and sustainable development and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Who can apply? Persons legally entitled to work in Canada..

Essential Qualifications
To be appointed, you must meet the following essential qualifications. Please provide appropriate examples for each.
Graduate degree from a recognized university. We are looking for candidates with diverse backgrounds from a variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to, environmental science or studies, geography, biology, engineering, law, gender and diversity studies, public policy, and international development.
Experience in environmental and sustainable development matters or knowledge of gender and diversity (that is, knowledge of or training in gender-based analysis plus).
Recent* and significant** experience in planning, conducting, and participating in the reporting of performance audits, internal audits, program evaluations, or large projects.
Recent* and significant** experience in communicating results of analysis and findings.
Experience in establishing and maintaining healthy working relationships with auditees and colleagues.
* Recent is defined as experience gained in the last 5 years.
** Significant is defined as a minimum of 3 years of experience at the AP-02 level at the OAG or 7 cumulative years in audits, program evaluation, or a related field.

Asset Qualifications
The following qualifications are considered assets and will be considered when selecting candidates. Please provide appropriate examples for each.
Experience in the position being staffed
Experience in managing people and teams
Experience in performance audit or evaluation
Experience in conducting quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
Experience in the international context
Knowledge of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and Canada’s commitments and actions
Knowledge of or interest in gender and diversity

Language Requirements
Bilingual Imperative, BBB/BBB
A bilingual imperative appointment process means that a person must meet the language requirements at the time of appointment.
Information on language requirements:
Second Language Evaluation—Test of Reading Comprehension
Second Language Evaluation—Test of Written Expression
Second Language Evaluation—Test of Oral Proficiency

The following competencies could be evaluated by a written exam, interview, and/or reference check:
Integrity and respect
Technical subject matter expertise
Personal effectiveness and project management skills
Personal and people development skills
Strategic thinking, rigorous analysis, and sound judgment
Productive and collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders
Innovation and ability to guide change
Clear and influential communication
See the OAG Competency Model at the AP-03 (Audit Project Leader) level for more detailed information.

Organizational Needs
The OAG is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage candidates to indicate voluntarily on their applications whether they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability, or a member of a visible minority group.
Conditions of Employment
Security Clearance: Secret

Other Information
Alternative selection tool methods and reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.
Communication for this process will be sent via email. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all contact information provided is accurate and updated as required.
The OAG reserves the right to retain a specific number of candidates who best meet the essential qualifications of the position.
Please note that the asset qualification may be invoked at any time during the selection process, including at the screening stage.
A pool of candidates may be established and used to staff similar positions of various tenures at the OAG.
Indeterminate employees at the same group and level, or equivalent, may be considered for deployment first.
Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency at the time of application. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information, at
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the OAG’s directives.

Specific details and dates related to the candidate assessment phase of the process will be provided only to candidates who will be further considered.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Staffing team at before the closing date and time of the selection process.