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Senior Officer, Internal Audit (IT) (Ref.:SO(IA))

The Urban Renewal Authority (“URA”) is tasked to undertake urban renewal in accordance with the provisions of the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance and the Urban Renewal Strategy published by the Government. The URA adopts a holistic approach to urban renewal with redevelopment and rehabilitation as its core businesses.


• To assist in planning and conducting internal audit assignments on IT related scopes, including but not limited to general IT operational procedures, change/ incident management, application/ access control, BCP/ DP procedures, and etc.

• To provide advice on application development and system implementation with an aim to maintain the highest security standard

• To perform risk analysis, evaluate IT controls and carry out impact analysis

• To identify deficiencies and provide recommendations for improvements in terms of effectiveness, efficiency, economy and compliance

• To prepare professionally written audit or review reports

• To follow up on implementation of audit or review recommendations

• To support the Annual Review of Internal Control and Risk Management

• To support ad hoc departmental activities such as implementation of IT audit tools


• Degree holder in relevant disciplines such as IT, Computer Science etc.

• Certified in any of the following qualifications would be an advantage (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM)

• Minimum 3 years’ IT audit experience (open to candidate with internal or external IT audit exposure)

• Good business acumen and attentive to detail and accuracy

• Good presentation, communication and interpersonal skills

• Good command of oral and written English

• Strong PC skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Integrity, professionalism and innovation are the key required competences

(Candidates with less experience may be considered for the position of Officer, Internal Audit (IT).)

For more information on the work of the URA, please visit the website at http://www.ura.org.hk.

How to Apply?

Full resume with present and expected salaries should be submitted (i) via online application, (ii) by post to Director, Human Resources, Urban Renewal Authority, 26/F COSCO Tower, 183 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong or (iii) by e-mail to “hrinquiry@mail1.ura.org.hk” (quoting the relevant reference details).

Closing date for application:

Closing date for application: 20 October 2017. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and information provided will be used for the consideration of applications. Applicants not invited for interview within four weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used strictly in accordance with our “Personal Information Collection Statement Pertaining to Recruitment” for recruitment purpose only. A copy of the Statement is available on our website and obtainable on request. Applicants may be considered for other suitable positions in the Authority and all personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for a maximum of two years.