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

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Technical
Audit
Ref: UNRA IA1/2017/EXT
About UNRA:
The 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 Manager will be responsible for planning and conducting technical audits
on designs, procurement, supervision services, construction and maintenance
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 Manager will 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;
  • Assess compliance with the set technical
    specifications and standards as well as best practices;
  • Manage 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
    timelines;
  • Coordinate external technical audits in
    assigned units and follow up on implementation of recommendations with
    relevant departments/ regions/ stations;
  • Coordinate with the risk management and
    compliance units of the organization’s risk assessment.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Manager
    Technical Audit career opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Civil
    Engineering, Highway engineering or;
  • 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 advantage;
  • Hold valid registration with the professional
    Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth
    is a must;
  • At least five years of auditing experience
    in a large organization;
  • Certification as a CPA, ACCA will an added
    advantage;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Demonstrated working experience in the
    internal audit of an organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • High level of integrity;
  • Good track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations;
  • 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 send their
applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
Deadline: 10th October 2017
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