Directorates and Departments

1. Chief of Staff Office

Objective: To support the office in achieving its objectives through providing guidance and to lead the office in accomplishing the mission, strategy, goals and objectives of the Supreme Audit Office (SAO).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and draft its work plan according to general plan in order to achieve the predetermined objectives.
  • Undertake senior level administrative and managerial responsibilities to assist SAO Auditor General in his performances based on the objectives, mission and plans.
  • Review, and ensure completeness of the entire documents and letters sent to the Auditor General for further decision making
  • Maintain relationships with other government and non-government organizations in order to integrate and enhance the overall performances. 
  • Attain the Auditor General instructions and release them among the relevant organizations in order to notify primary and secondary units regarding the Auditor General’s instructions
  • Provide the required documents and information to the Auditor General.
  • Advise SAO in drafting and developing policies.
  • Implement SAO policies throughout the relevant units to improve coordination among them.
  • Collect performance reports from the entire reports in order to accumulate and present them to the Auditor General.
  • Manage the staffs and ensure their appropriate recruitment, motivation development and training.
  • Any other tasks submitted by the authorities according the law and relevant objectives.


2. Policy and Plan Directorate

Objective: To manage and lead drafting and developing policies accumulated audit plans, implementation of plans and policies, reporting and managing auditors’ assignments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft annual work plan for policy and planning directorate and present them to the Auditor General for approval.
  • Manage and monitor the development and implementation process of the plans and policies in SAO to ensure effectiveness of the implementation policies and plans in the affairs related to the audit of the government budgetary and non-budgetary units. 
  • Present annual accumulated audit plan of SAO directorates and departments to the board meeting and sending them for implementation to the relevant units after approval.
  • Manage and assign the audit group to the auditing units in coordination with the relevant committee and notifying the departments about starting the audit affairs in the relevant departments according to the plan.
  • Monitor the accumulated report preparation, and analyzed audit findings sent by the directorates and departments.
  • Draft, identify and expand the value of audit plans according to the audit standards for achieving the objectives and implementing of the SAO programs.
  • Present information regarding the audit findings to SAO quarterly for publication and release of SAO achievements in the country.
  • Provide expert advice in developing SAO objectives and programs in implementation of the policies, and government objectives for creation of transparency in their accounting and financial affairs of the public properties.
  • Maintain relationships with other departments of SAO, with an aim to improve coordination for better implementation of SAO policies and plans.   
  • Identify and suggest the budget requirement of the directorate according to the annual work plan and present it to the administrative and financial deputy Auditor General for inclusion of it in the accumulated budget proposal of SAO.
  • Any other tasks submitted by the authorities according the law and relevant objectives.