2 Field Based Audit Supervisor Job Placement – National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Organization: National
Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Internal Audit, NAADS
About US:
National Agricultural Advisory
Services (NAADS) is an organization established under the Act of Parliament of
2001. The Government of Uganda through NAADS is supporting sugarcane production
using an out grower’s scheme arrangement in several districts in Northern
Uganda in partnership with participating District Local Governments, Farmer
Co-operatives and Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd.
Job Summary:  The Field Based Audit Supervisor will provide
independent and objective assurance that field operations in the project area
are carried out in an environment with sufficient internal controls and that
the reported periodic project performance is accurate and reliable.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Confirming all land bush cleared,
    ploughed, harrowed, ridged and weeded
  • Witnessing the loading and offloading of
    cane seed ready for delivery to beneficiary farmer’s gardens
  • Witnessing the delivery and application
    of fertilisers in gardens in the field
  • Liaison with the contractor and ensure
    that activity schedules in the contract are started and completed on
    schedule
  • Interface with beneficiary farmers and
    cooperatives and provide update on progress of the project
  • Witnessing all post planting activities
    like weeding and spraying for purposes of ensuring that there is proper
    growth and care of planted cane seeds.
  • Liaison and co-ordination with other
    representatives of NAADS based in the field for harmonised processes, task
    execution and reporting.
  • Preparation of certificate of work
    completion that will inform the payment decision by NAADS Management
  • Promptly advise the Supervisor on
    internal controls that may require instituting, upgrading or strengthening
    in the project operation area Preparation of reports on fortnight basis
    addressed to the Executive Director and routed through the contract
    manager and Manager Internal Audit.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the National
    Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Field Based Audit Supervisor job
    placement must hold an Honor’s Degree in Finance, Commerce, Business
    Administration, Investment, Accounting from a recognized University.
  • Two years of professional working
    experience in auditing and accounting with at least 6 months of this
    duration spent handling field based assignments.
  • Working experience in agricultural
    sector, relief services and community development initiatives will be an
    added advantage.
  • Adult Ugandan
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good oral and written communication
    skills
  • Ability to maintain effective working
    relations in a multi-cultural            and
    multi-discipline environment
  • Work as team player and team maker
  • Demonstrated good IT skills including
    knowledge of power point, word and Excel.
  • Ability to meet tight reporting
    deadlines
  • Ability to work for more than 54 hours
    per week with minimal supervision
  • Age: Below 45 years.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications accompanied by a typed resume, copy of National Identity
Card, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The
applicant is expected to provide his/her telephone contact(s) as well as names
of three (3) referees stating their respective physical addresses, telephone
numbers and emails. Each applicant is required to specify on the address side
of the envelope, the position being applied for and then submit to:
Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory
Services (NAADS) Secretariat,
P.O. Box 25235, Plot 5,
Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.
Deadline:   Tuesday 22nd
October 2019 By 4:30 Pm
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