Manager Internal Audit Job Vacancies – Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Job Title:   Manager Internal Audit
Organisation: Uganda National
Airlines Company Limited
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Board of Directors/Chief
About US:
Airlines is the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older
Uganda Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August
Job Summary:  The Manager Internal Audit will be responsible for the company’s Internal
Audit activity. Provide leadership in providing value-adding assurance and
advisory services in order to enhance and protect the company’s value through
risk-based objective assurance, advice, and insight.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Lead the development of
the Internal Audit’s annual plan and ensure the plan is responsive to and
aligned with the risk profile of the organization
·       Oversee the execution of
individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the highest level of
service quality and client satisfaction.
·       Prepare timely audit
reports on the results of audit work/engagements in line with the audit plan
and standards.
·       Meet regularly with the
Board Audit Committee to report the status of Internal Audit’s ongoing
monitoring activities, educate/inform the committee of emerging risks and/or
exposures (whether internal or external to the company) that should be
considered, and serve as a “thought leader” with respect to risk management and
internal control best practices
·       Facilitate other
departments in the identification and assessment of risks and the development
of the Company’s risk profile.
·       Proactively inform
senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal
controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention. Manage the
process to track, follow-up, and ultimately close all open audit issues
·       Oversee Internal Audit’s
participation in critical business and technology initiatives and projects ensuring
that audit’s perspective is effectively voiced and appropriate controls are
designed and implemented on a proactive basis
·       Develop, coordinate and
oversee the Internal Audit’s Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
·       Develop the internal
audit manual and supervise its implementation.
·       Periodically assess the
effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance processes
and; guide on areas for improvement.
·       Provide the Company’s
Management, whenever necessary, with the relevant specialist, expert and
technical advice where and audit mind may be required. 
·       Develop a team of staff
in the department to effectively deliver the departmental mandate.
·       Perform any other duties
as May, from time to time, be assigned by the relevant authority.  

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or a
closely related and relevant field, from a recognized University.
·       Full Accountancy and
Internal Auditing professional qualification, such as ACCA, CPA, CIA, or CISA,
is a must
·       Must be Member of the
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda(ICPAU)
·       An Advanced Degree in
Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or a closely related and
relevant field, from a recognized University.
·       Excellent knowledge of
the standards of the International Professional Practices Framework as issued
by the Institute of Internal Auditors is essential.
·       Proficiency in the
application of Audit-related Software and MS Office Package and related
packages, is essential.
·       Knowledge of any
aviation accounting/audit Software system shall be an added advantage.
·       Working experience of 8
years; at least 5 of which must be at a level of or equivalent to Internal
Audit Manager, or in a similar Management position, in a large and reputable
public or private sector organization.
·       Experience in working
with airlines, as well as with other regional and international public, or
private sector organizations shall be an added advantage.
·       High level of maturity,
ethics, and integrity with a clean track record
·       Proven managerial,
negotiation and communication skills.
·       Proven corporate
planning knowledge and skills.
·       Results-oriented.
·       Proven presentation and
reporting abilities.
·       Interpersonal, human
relations, and team management skills.
·       Analytical, accuracy and
judgmental skills.
·       Project management and
networking skills.
·       Strong IT and computer
proficiency skills.
·       Good training and
coaching skills
·       A confident,
independent, articulate and reliable personality.
·       Ability to work under
tight deadlines and for long hours.
Those who applied before for the position of Chief Internal Auditor need not
re-apply. Your applications will be considered but the job nomenclature has
changed to Manager Internal Audit.
How to Apply:
letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of
academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one
full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at the
Link below
Click Here  or by post quoting the Job Reference number
should be addressed to:
Manager Human Resources.
National Airlines Company Ltd.
Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda.
successful applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 7th
February 2020
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