World Bank UNRA Project Careers – Internal Auditor – Technical

Job Title:  Internal Auditor – Technical

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Funding Source:  World Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Audit
About UNRA:
Uganda National Roads Authority
has received funding from the World Bank to undertake road
development for the Albertine
Region, North Eastern Road Network Maintenance Project and also to strengthen
the Directorate of Internal Audit.
Job Summary: The
Internal Auditor – Technical will be responsible for preparing and
implementation of technical
audit plans for maintenance and development projects while taking due regard of
UNRA processes and procedures as well as best practices with a view to
determine whether there is Value for Money. The performance of the post holder
is reflected in the effective and timely execution of technical and other audit
assignments in the Directorate of Internal Audit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepares
    and regularly updates technical audit guidelines and procedures
    that will cover all aspects of the project cycle from project inception,
    technical studies, procurement, supervision, crosscutting issues
    and implementation.
  • Performs
    planned and ad hoc inspections of road works and monitor compliance with
    standards and procedures and makes recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Analyses
    data and relevant information (including audit leads) on UNRA processes
    and procedures, and monitor that corrective and preventive actions are
    undertaken particularly with regard to none and/or under performance. This
    also includes identification of cardinal activities for detailed technical
  • Intuitively
    reviews ongoing contracts for services and works to determine compliance
    with contract agreements, quality of deliverables and adherence to the
    applicable policies, rules, regulations and laws.
  • Actively
    engages with UNRA Staff, contractors and consultants to define and inform
    them of scope of technical audits.
  • Examines
    on a regular and ad-hoc basis financial documents, statements, records and
    other reports, relating to ongoing works projects for their accuracy,
    prudence and Value for Money.
  • Recommends
    improvements in performance of works projects in order to improve
    efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Performs
    such other related duties as may be signed by the Audit Manager, from time
    to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a degree in Civil Engineering obtained from a
    recognized institution of higher learning. A post graduate qualification
    related to highway engineering would be an added advantage.
  • The
    person must at least be a corporate member of a recognized professional
    engineering body (Attach copies of the certificate of membership as
  • A
    minimum of five years’ road sector experience is required including
    preparation, feasibility, design and implementation of road development
    and maintenance projects.
  • Any
    previous technical audit experience/ monitoring of road projects will be
    an added advantage. 
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications accompanied by:
  • A
    capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications,
    adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience;
  • Copies
    of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted
  • Detailed
    curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and
    showing previous positions held;
  • Current
  • Three
    referees; and
  • Postal
    addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Executive Director
Uganda National Roads Authority
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 31st October 2014 by 17:00 Hours.

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