Audit Committee Member
Pan American Health Organization
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is seeking applications for a position on its Audit Committee.
PAHO works to improve the health and well-being of people in the Americas. The Organization is committed to providing the highest level of technical support and leadership to its Member States as they pursue their goal of Health for All. PAHO enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system, serving as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization and is also the specialized agency in health of the Organization of American States.
The purpose of the Audit Committee is to provide the Director of PAHO and PAHO Member States, through its Executive Committee, with advice on the operation of the Organization’s financial controls and reporting structures, risk management process, and other audit-related controls. Members of the Audit Committee shall serve in their personal capacity, reflect the highest level of integrity and be fully independent from PAHO. Each member may serve no more than two full terms of three years each. They are expected to attend at least two meetings each year in Washington, D.C.
Service on the Committee is without remuneration except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to Committee Members‘ duties. Applicants must have recent and relevant senior-level financial, audit, risk management and/or other oversight-related experience. Members of the Audit Committee are fully independent from any government or PAHO body, structure or entity. Candidates from a range of backgrounds, including those currently working in the private sector, are encouraged to apply.
To be considered for this opportunity, candidates should send a curriculum vitae not exceeding three pages, together with a brief statement of not more than 250 words addressing how their membership would contribute to PAHO Audit Committee by February 28, 2023 to the Office of the Legal Counsel at LEG@paho.org.
For more information on PAHO visit www.paho.org. For the terms of reference on the PAHO Audit Committee please see PAHO’s Resolution CD49.R2 available at the following website: https://www.paho.org/hq/dmdocuments/2009/CD49.R2%20(Eng.).pdf