Several Technical Audit Officer Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Technical Audit Manager
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 Technical Audit Officer will mainly be
responsible for conducting technical audits on the designs, procurement,
supervision services, construction and maintenance works for roads and bridges
and any other engineering projects. He / She 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 job holder will also be tasked with determining value for money in the delivered
works and services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out 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;
  • Conduct internal technical audits in the
    assigned units in line with International Standards of Auditing and any
    other relevant technical (engineering) standard(s);
  • Coordinate with the risk management and
    compliance units of the organization’s risk assessment.
  • The incumbent will document results of the
    audits and make appropriate recommendations within the set timelines;
  • Actively participate in the coordination of
    external technical audits in assigned units and follow up on
    implementation of recommendations with relevant
  • departments/ regions/ stations;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Technical
    Audit Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Technical Audit
    Officer job opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering,
    Highway engineering or;
  • Possession of 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 advantage;
  • The applicant should preferably be registered
    with the professional Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent
    in the Commonwealth
  • At least three years auditing experience in a
    large organization;
  • Significant working experience in the
    internal audit of an organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Impeccable level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations;
  • Possess excellent oral and written
    communication skills;
  • 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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