Senior Technical Auditor, Information Technology Systems Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organization: Uganda National Bureau of
Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Manager Audit
About US:
The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a
statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives
established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It is governed by the National Standards
Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the
day-to-day operation of UNBS. The mandate of UNBS is to develop, promote and
enforce national standards in order to enhance competitiveness of Ugandan
products, promote fair trade and protect consumers and the environment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Provide input to the annual Information System
(IS)/ Information Technology (IT) audit plan to be included in the overall
departmental Annual Audit Plan.
Develop detailed IT audit work plans,
information system audit programs/audit tests for specific engagements, audit
schedules and risk assessments.
Conduct all assigned IS/ IT audits end-to-end;
including planning, evaluating and documenting the results, reporting and
follow up in accordance with the annual audit plan.
Evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of IT
Governance, Risk Management and Controls for the Bureau, particularly on
applications and infrastructure security.
Conduct special IS/ IT project audits, including
investigation of fraud and/ or irregularities, as required,
Conduct IT security audits (e.g. network,
operating system and data center), including evaluating if security
vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated. Coordinate the scope and
performance of these reviews with departments and external security experts,
where applicable.
Prepare clear and concise audit reports on audit
findings, detect non-compliance with UNBS policies, guidelines, statutory
requirements and procedures for discussion with management, and your immediate
supervisor before final reports are issued for corrective action.
Provide first level assurance services on system
development and acquisition process of all Information Technology Systems and
modules being brought into the UNBS IT environment.
Conduct assessments on changed, newly added or
implemented IT internal controls
Support Internal Audit Department to optimize
the use of existing CAATs (i.e. Teammate, IDEA, EnCase and ACL Audit Exchange
audit systems) such as providing internal technical support and knowledge
sharing services to all users when necessary.
Develop and maintain productive client, staff
and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a
Post-Graduate qualification in Information Technology or computer science or a
related field from a recognized University
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science,
Information Systems and/ or Technology or related field.
Professional qualification of Certified
Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a MUST
Other Professional Information Systems
Audit/Security/Risk Certifications such as CISM, CISSP, etc. will be added
At least five years of practical experience in
areas of IT Audit/Risk/Security preferably with a large corporate environment.
Possession of technical knowledge in Core
information system domains specifically Software development, Networking,
Databases (MY SQL and MS SQL), Operating systems & Infrastructure (MS 2016
and above & UNIX related systems), Windows Active Directory and General
Computer applications.
Understanding of information security standards,
best practices for securing computer systems, and applicable laws and
Working knowledge of ACL/ IDEA / EnCase and/or
Teammate Audit Systems is an added advantage
Good report writing skills together with basic
knowledge of COBIT and best IT industry practices.
Knowledge of auditing standards and techniques
is an added advantage.
Additionally, good working knowledge in the
areas of: information security, IT risk, software development lifecycle,
network security, internet/cyber technologies, Computer forensics, ERP Systems
and databases will be of added advantage.
The successful candidate must have a high level
of integrity and professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills
and needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral
communication and presentation skills.
Age: Between 30 and 45 years
NOTE: Candidates who responded to the earlier advertisement
DO NOT NEED TO re¬apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply as per the guidance below;
Please follow the link , Click Here
Use your email address for registration
Fill in all tabs as per the application as
Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone
numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card
under the tab for documents
Complete your application by clicking ‘submit
No hand delivered applications will be received
Please NOTE:
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
UNBS does not request for any payments at any
stage of recruitment and review process
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 17th
January 2020 by 5.00pm.
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