Audit Manager Job Placement – UAP Old Mutual Insurance

Job Title:   Audit Manager
Organisation: UAP Old Mutual
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Managing
About Us:
UAP Old Mutual Insurance is a leading insurance company in Uganda and
part of the UAP Old Mutual Group with growing operations in Uganda, Kenya,
Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The group
is part of Old Mutual pic. which is a leading multinational long-term savings,
protection and investment group which has been operating for over 169 years. It
has operations in Africa, Europe, the. Americas and Asia, supported by over
56,000 employees serving over 16 million customers. Old Mutual is listed on the
London and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Job Summary: The Audit
Manager supports the Group Head of Audit in assisting the Board and Executive
Management to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the UAP-Old
Mutual Group as well as the functional management and audit assurance delivery
of UAP- Old Mutual entities within the East Africa region. The incumbent will
be responsible for all UAP-Old Mutual business operations in Uganda that
include; Investments, Properties, Short term and Long term Insurance.                        
Key Duties and
  • Manages, administers and executes audits
    for UAP-Old Mutual entities within Uganda and from time to time within the
    East Africa region. The role may necessitate up to 30% travel within East
  • Supports the business to deliver the
    strategic initiatives successfully by focusing on the significant risks,
    both existing and emerging.
  • Delivers multiple audit assignments in time
    & in accordance with the Group Internal Audit (GIA) methodology &
    quality standards.
  • Understands the risk profile of the
    business, gains and applies extensive industry knowledge in the various
    business lines. Provides independent opinion on risk & control
    environment for the various business units or processes.
  • Regularly interacts with and provides
    audit assurance to the respective Audit and Risk Committees.
  • Engages with business unit process owners
    to agree on audit deliverables (risk assessments, control workshops and
    adequacy assessments), timeframes and issues audit findings in relation to
    work done.
  • Challenges and influences the relevant
    executives to improve the governance, risk and control culture.
  • Manages staff within area of
    responsibility including budgets.
  • Meets key customers to gain a better
    understanding of business expectations.
  • Provides clients with an understanding of
    GIA expectations and applies GIA protocols.
  • Significantly contributes to developmental
    interventions and on the job coaching.      
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
  • Professional qualifications (CPA, ACCA,
    CISA, CIA).
  • At least five years relevant experience in
    the internal audit function and / or external audit function.
  • Previous exposure and experience in the
    financial services industry is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communications skills including effective report writing ability.
  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal
  • Ability to interact with Senior Management
    across various functions and departments within the UAP-Old Mutual Group.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Driven to deliver real value and quality
    service to a demanding and diverse client base.
  • Confident and self-motivated.
  • Organised and structured approach with
    ability to muiti-task.
  • Quality orientation.   
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet the above
requirements are requested to apply for the roles through
Deadline: 10th February
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