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Call for Applications: IAASB Chair

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This Call for Applications is an official notice for the general public outlining the requirements and job description of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board Chair. The Chair leads the IAASB’s strategic direction and development of high-quality international audit standards as well as facilitates the consultative processes that underpin the board’s credibility and activities. The Chair develops and maintains effective relationships with international oversight authorities and regulatory bodies, national standard setters, investor and preparer communities, audit practitioner community and other key stakeholders. The next IAASB Chair will also guide the board through any transitional period and change implementation arising from the IAASB reforms.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by January 31, 2019.



Protecting applicant confidentiality is one of the Interim Nominating Committee's most important priorities throughout the IAASB Chair search process. Interim Nominating Committee members are bound by a confidentiality agreement to keep applicant names and information strictly confidential to avoid putting any current positions in jeopardy, and to protect the Interim Nominating Committee’s objectivity. Selected candidates’ names and CVs will only be shared with those involved in the approval process with the individual’s permission. 

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