Internal Auditor Career Jobs – Ministry of Health

Job Title:     Internal Auditor  
Organisation: Ministry
of Health
Project Name: Uganda
Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner Internal Audit
About US:
The Government of The
Republic of Uganda has received financing from the International Development
Association (IDA) towards the implementation of the Uganda Reproductive
Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project herein after referred to
as the “Project.” The objectives of the Project are to: (i) to improve
utilization of essential health services with a focus on reproductive, maternal,
newborn, child and adolescent health services in target districts; and (ii)
Scale up birth and death registration (BDR) services.
The project is composed of
the following components:
·        
Results-Based
Financing for Primary Health Care Services
·        
Strengthen
Health Systems to Deliver RMNCAH Services
·        
Strengthen
Capacity to Scale-up Delivery of Births and Deaths Registration Services
The Project is to be
implemented through the existing institutional arrangements of Government
whereby the respective departments of the Ministry are responsible for
implementation of the respective components.
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will provide support to
the Ministry of Health in implementing World Bank-funded projects in the health
sector and specifically roll out of results based financing programs in the
health sector by providing timely verification of requests for payments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
In
charge of the verification and validation of requests for payments from health
facilities implementing results based financing services and all requests for
payments under the World Bank projects;
·        
Provide
assurance on the accuracy of requests for payment under World Bank projects;
·        
Actively
participate in the preparation of annual work plans and budgets for World Bank
projects;
·        
Prepare
within agreed time frames the Semi-annual internal audit reports for submission
to World Bank as specified in the Financing Agreements;
·        
Responsible
for the development and review of compliance to internal controls guidelines in
the management of project financial and physical resources to ensure
effectiveness, efficiency and economy in the use of the resources;
·        
Recommend
to management best practices in internal controls and financial management;
·        
Work
closely with user departments for timely response to requests for information
and clarifications;
·        
Conduct
field reviews at project implementation sites including districts and health
facilities;
·        
Keenly
review quarterly and annual financial reports as per reporting requirements;
·        
Periodic
assessment of the project financial performance against the project objectives;
·        
Coordinate
execution of external audits by the Auditor General of Government and audits by
the Internal Auditor of Government;
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned.
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
Verification
and validation of requests for payments under World Bank projects
·        
Ensure
timely preparation of semi-annual internal audit reports
·        
Monitoring
compliance to internal controls guidelines
·        
Conducting
field visits to review financial management practices by health facilities
implementing RBF and accordingly improve capacity.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option),
Business Administration (Accounting option), Accounting, Finance or its
equivalent from a recognized university.
·        
A
post graduate Qualification in Financial Management or related field is an
added advantage.
·        
A
full member of a professional body such as ACCA, CPA or CFA or equivalent.
·        
A
minimum of five years of practical experience in financial management or
related accounting duties in a busy Public or Private Organization.
·        
Internal
audit experience working with large projects implemented by the World Bank or
other bilateral and multilateral agencies will be an added advantage.
·        
Computer
literate in various soft-wares including accounting packages including Navision
and sun systems.
·        
Membership
to Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIA) is an added advantage.
·        
High
level of interpersonal and management skills and ability to work with teams at
all levels.
·        
Evidence
of training in leadership and management skills is added advantage.
·        
High
level of integrity and governance as proven by written testimonials from
previous assignments would be requirement.
·        
Strong
analytical, planning and organizational skills
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills, communication skills, both oral and written
·        
Sets
high personal standards and is goal oriented
·        
Excellent
coaching and leadership skills
·        
Works
under minimum supervision and meets strict deadlines
·        
Demonstrated
integrity and confidentiality in handling public matters/resources
·        
Computer
knowledge and skills in MS Word, Ms Excel and internet/email is a mandatory requirement
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their written applications accompanied with detailed
Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least three
competent referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employer
should be addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
Plot 6 Lourdel Road,
P.O. Box 7272 Kampala.
Uganda
The applications should be
delivered by hand or courier to:
Ministry of Health,
Room D109,
Plot 6 Lourdel Road,
KAMPALA
Deadline:  16th December 2016 by
10:00am

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