Head Systems Audit Job Opportunity – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Director Internal Audit
About UNRA:
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament;
The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on
1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The Head Systems Audit will also be responsible
for audit systems and controls. This will involve identifying, assessing and
documenting risks and controls in the areas assigned. The job holder will be
charged with designing and conducting investigative audit procedures including,
compliance to procedures, policies and guidelines, disaster recovery, IT Security,
system quality assurance, backup and restore, remote access, internet access monitoring,
system problem management and, application change control procedures, for
various areas. In addition, the incumbent will evaluate and document the design
and operational effectiveness of controls, and provide suggestions (recommendations)
to management for actions to address control weaknesses identified. The Systems
Audit will be accountable for the resources under the department including
human, financial and property.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and budget for the Internal Systems Audit
    department in line with the directorate’s score card and statutory
    performance agreement;
  • Assess and verify UNRA Systems Inventory both
    electronic & manual;
  • The job holder will be advising and
    influencing senior management to take appropriate steps to strengthen the
    governance, risk management and internal control environment;
  • Keenly review and update Internal Systems and
    Assurance Audit manual guidelines and procedures;
  • Identify, assess and document risks and controls
    in the Internal Systems and Assurance Audit department;
  • Coordinate external audits and follow up on
    implementation of recommendations with relevant departments / regions /
  • Mentor and supervise the performance of direct
    reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director
    Internal Audit.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Head Systems Audit
    career opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Computer Science, Accounting,
    Business Administration, Finance, Engineering or a related field;
  • Possession of professional Certified
    Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and any other post graduate qualification
    in relevant field is desired;
  • Possession of ACCA, CPA or other relevant professional
    qualification is an added advantage;
  • Membership of the Institute of Certified
    Public Accountant of Uganda (ICPAU), Institute of Internal Auditors or any
    other related recognized professional body is an added advantage;
  • At least five years auditing experience in a
    large organization.
  • Significant experience in managing an
    organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of
    International accounting and auditing
  • standards.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and
    to develop subordinates.
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management
    relations, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work and produce accurate
    results in an environment with multiple
  • and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download Here) ,
an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of
whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to

of the Director Human Resource,
National Roads Authority,
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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