Senior Internal Auditor Job Placement – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Senior
Internal Auditor
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of
the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line
with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The
PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and
production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and
storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations
in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations,
guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the
petroleum industry.
Job Summary:  The Senior Internal Auditor will be
responsible for planning, coordinating and guiding audit assignments to
strengthen internal controls and improve business processes and systems. The
Senior Internal Auditor reports to the Manager Internal Audit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct analytical reviews on business processes, develop and
    supervise the implementation of audit plans.
  • Quality assure audit reports prepared by Internal Auditors and
    submit them to the Manager Internal Audit for further administration.
  • Quality assure audit query verification reports to ascertain whether
    agreed positions have been implemented or not.
  • Prepare audit query reports for submission to Management and the
    Board Audit Committee highlighting the status of audit issues in the
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and
    monitor the usage of resources to ensure efficiency.
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop
    performance agreements with all the staff under supervision.
  • Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback
    for performance improvement.
  • Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision
    and recommend appropriate interventions.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under supervision.
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and
    harness teamwork in the business Unit.
  • Implement succession planning and any other staff related programs
    as introduced and approved in the organization.
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and
    innovation in the team.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Senior
    Internal Auditor job placement must hold a Master’s degree in Finance or
    Business Administration from an internationally recognized University.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Finance, Economics, Accounting,
    Commerce, Business Administration, Petroleum Geoscience or Physical
    Science from an internationally recognized University / institution.
  • Must be a member of a Professional Accounting Body.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Audit, 3 of which must have
    been attained in leading and auditing function at a supervisory level.
  • Experience in auditing practices and procedures, including all
    legislation and regulations relevant to the work of Internal Audit.
  • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards
  • Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors and qualification
    in internal audit like CIA, CISA, CRMA
  • Knowledge of the application of the International Professional
    Practices Framework (IPPF)
  • Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015
  • Knowledge of National and International Audit Standards
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with
    multiple and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and guide subordinate staff.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register)
-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE
    results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful
    candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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