Head of Internal Audit Employment Opportunity – Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)

Job Title:     Head of Internal Audit
Organization: Program
for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)
Reports to: Country
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
Program for
Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is the local branch of
Population Services International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit
social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the
developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services
that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, maintain and review policies and procedures to support
    internal audit, whistle blowing and risk management processes
  • Perform a comprehensive platform risk assessment and prepare an
    annual risk based internal audit plan to provide management and other
    stake holders with assurance on the efficiency and effectiveness of
    internal controls
  • Conduct internal audits for PSIU and partners in accordance with the
    annual risk-based plan; communicate findings and recommendations for
  • Receive and evaluate whistle blower complaints, management concerns
    and conduct investigative or special reviews to highlight exceptions and
    recommend correction action
  • Track the implementation of the agreed internal audit (including
    Global Internal Audit) recommendations with senior management, department
    managers and staff
  • Prepare, submit and present periodic board summaries of the major
    audit issues, risks facing PSIU and the management actions taken to
    address them
  • Prepare and conduct compliance/internal control trainings for
    partners and staff on internal controls, risk management, policies and
    procedures, laws and regulations
  • Provide advice and input to senior management and staff on risk
    management, internal controls, donor and regulatory compliance, to support
    the development of internal controls, policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or
    Business Administration
  • Professional Accounting or Auditing qualifications with a recognized
    body like ACCA, CPA, CISA, CIA
  • Membership to the institute of Internal Auditors Uganda will be an
    added advantage.
  • Eight years’ experience in internal and external audit, finance, risk
    management in an international NGO, a reputable commercial organization or
  • Leadership skills to provide authoritative guidance to functional
    business area representatives
  • Excellent Communication skills with the ability to interact across
    all levels of management and across all business units
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills and the
    ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Capable of working independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to travel nationally 40% of time.
How to Apply:
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CVs via E-mail to: apply@psiug.org or hand delivery to the PSIU Office
Reception, addressed to The Head of People and Culture PSIU at Plot 3 Mackenzie
Vale – Kololo, P. O. Box 8082 Kampala.
Deadline: 17th August 2018 by 1:00pm
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