Manager Procurement Audit and Investigations Employment Opportunity – Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Organization: Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Organization: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director Procurement
Audit and Investigations
About PPDA:
The Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under
the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to formulate policies and regulate procurement and
disposal practices in respect of all procuring and disposing entities which
include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State
Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and Post Primary Training
Institutions.
Job Summary:  The Manager Procurement Audit and Investigations
will oversee PPDA’s procurement Audits and investigations in accordance with
the audit and investigations manual and agreed work plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Identify entities and supervise preparation of plans
for annual procurement Audits
·        
Oversee the implementation of procurement audits and
the preparation of audit reports.
·        
Routinely review procurement audit reports to
identify areas of improvement for the Entities and ensuring that the correct
performance indicators have been defined.
·        
Manage the timely preparation of quarterly and
annual progress reports.
·        
Conduct quality assurance for all Audits carried out
by the Authority.
·        
Manage the selection of PDEs that need to be
investigated pro-actively to prevent fraud during the procurement and disposal
process.
·        
Manage the preparation of investigation plans.
·        
Manage the preparation of investigation reports.
·        
Provide quality assurance for all investigations
carried out by the Authority.
·        
Provide technical and managerial guidance to
Officers
·        
Manage contracts of outsourced firms.
·        
Perform any other duties as the Director may
delegate from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The applicant should hold an Honours degree in
Procurement, Engineering, Commerce, Law, Economics or Social Sciences. Possession
of a Master’s degree in Procurement, Engineering, Commerce, Law, Economics or Social
Sciences.
·        
Possession of a Professional qualification in
Procurement is a requirement.
·        
At least five years of relevant working experience,
two (2) of which are at senior level, in a reputable organization.
·        
Credits in both Mathematics and English at O’ Level.
·        
Broad working knowledge of the Uganda Public
Procurement System is a requirement
·        
At least two years’ experience in Auditing
·        
Good time management skills
·        
Skills in managing teams/supervision
·        
Auditing skills
·        
Excellent planning and organizational skills
·        
Excellent analytical and investigative skills
·        
Advanced report writing skills
·        
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All
applications should sent with envelopes clearly marked “Application for the
Post of Manager Procurement Audit and Investigations”
Please include
names of three (3) professional references in the CV. Independent reference
checks will be conducted. The applications should include a detailed CV
including a hand-written application letter, copies of academic certificates
and 2 current photographs of the applicant should be addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority,
Plot 37
Nakasero Road, UEDCL Tower 5th Floor,
P.O. Box 3925
Kampala,
Uganda.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any
form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 31st August, 2015

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