Audit Manager Career Jobs – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:     Audit Manager
Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Audit Committee
and Executive Director
About US:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Job Summary: The Audit
Manager will be developing, reviewing and implementing policies and procedures
for internal audit the Human and Operational systems and other resources to
improve UNBS operations, risk management, governance and internal control
processes in accordance with the UNBS corporate objectives, strategy and
standards set by professional auditing bodies.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop,
review and implement Internal Audit policy, strategy and appropriate
Standards, policies and procedures to guide the delivery of Internal Audit
services in line with Audit Charter, departmental workplan and guidelines.
·        
Regularly
monitor the implementation of audit policies and procedures across UNBS
departments and functions line with Internal Audit Professional
Practices and UNBS set standards.
·        
Prepare
and send Audit reports to help in communicating and interpreting the results
of audit activities to relevant UNBS administrative and oversight organs in
line with set organisational standards.
·        
Develop,
monitor and maintain internal audit quality program in accordance with
International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing,
Internal Audit Charter and the Internal Audit Manual.
·        
Build
and maintain productive client relationship between internal audit and
other staff and departments in line with UNBS set guidelines.
·        
Conduct
and present regular assurance assignments to both Management and the NSC
Audit Committee in accordance with International Standards for the Professional
Practice of Internal Auditing and Certified Government Auditing Profession.
·        
Ensure
that there is prompt performance of financial, operational, systems and
processes’ audits of all Bureau operations in line with approved workplan and
professional standards;
·        
Coordinate
investigations relating to cases of fraud and abuse of law, policies and
procedures;
·        
The
incumbent will manage performance and development of staff in the Audit
department;
·        
Ensure
that there is continuous follow through on the implementation of external
audits’ recommendations and those agreed on from internal audit;
·        
Continuously
review and appraise the systems and operations of the Bureau with an
objective of keeping Management and National standards council informed of the
extent to which operations are contributing to the realization of UNBS
strategic objectives and mandate;
·        
The
jobholder will oversee the performance and development of Audit/risk Management
staff in the Audit department
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNBS Audit Manager job
opportunity should hold a Masters Degree in either Commerce, Business
Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance or other relevant business
courses.
·        
Possession of Honours degree in either Commerce,
Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance or other relevant
business courses.
·        
Possession of a professional qualification in
accounting, auditing.
·        
The applicant must be a member of a professional
body, relevant to the Audit functional area.
·        
A minimum of eight years’ experience, five (5)
years of which are at a senior Officer level in a reputable organization,
international agency or Government Ministry, Department or Agency
·        
Prior
experience and knowledge of Government Accounting Standards attained
from government agencies
·        
Previous
experience in conducting other types of audits, other than money related
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient in Ms
Word and Excel, and able to use the Internet
·        
Proven
people leadership and functional management competencies with hands-on
skills in Risk Management areas
·        
Highly
dynamic, analytical and innovative with keen attention to detail, clear
strategic focus/orientation as well as demonstrable capacity to manipulate,
interpret and/or translate functional data into useful Management information
and also to develop innovative strategies for UNBS
·        
High
moral and ethical standards; proven integrity, professionalism, competence
and/or potential
·        
Excellent communication, conceptual and
interpersonal skills
·        
Age: Between 35 and 55 years
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send their applications together with
attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards
and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, names and contact
details of three referees, to the address below;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Bweyogerere Industrial Park,
Plot 2-12 Kyaliwajala Road,
P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 28th
October 2016 by 5:00pm
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