Manager Technical Audit Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Head Technical 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 Manager Technical Audit will also be
responsible for planning and conducting technical audits on designs,
procurement, supervision services, construction and
works for roads and bridges and any other engineering projects. The Manager
will also be responsible for assessing ongoing/completed works and services for
compliance with the set technical specifications and standards as well as best
practices. In addition, the incumbent will also be responsible for determining value
for money in the delivered works and services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare plan, budget and implement risk based
    technical internal audit assignments in line with departmental work plan;
  • Implement approved technical audit guidelines,
    procedures and work practices;
  • The incumbent will assess compliance with the
    set technical specifications and standards as
  • well as best practices;
  • Oversee the Internal Technical Audits in the
    assigned units in line with International Standards of Auditing and any
    other relevant technical (engineering) standard(s);
  • Document results of the audits and make
    appropriate recommendations to the Board Audit Committee within the set
  • Coordinate external technical audits in assigned
    units and follow up on implementation of recommendations with relevant
    departments/ regions/ stations;
  • Work in liaison with the risk management and
    compliance units of the organization’s risk assessment
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Technical Audit.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Manager Technical
    Audit job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering,
    Highway engineering or;
  • Possession of a Higher Diploma in Civil
    Engineering from a recognized institution with a
  • Master’s Degree;
  • For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, a Master’s
    Degree in a related field and other post graduate qualifications in Civil
    Engineering, Highway Engineering or other relevant field will be an added
  • The applicant must hold valid registration
    with the professional Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent
    in the Commonwealth
  • Professional Accounting Certification as a
    CPA, ACCA will an added advantage;
  • At least five years of auditing experience in
    a large organization;
  • Prior working experience in the internal
    audit of an organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and
    to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to manage/supervise multi skilled teams
    and deliver accurate results in a timely manner and 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 the:
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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