Senior Internal Auditor Employment Opportunity – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Senior
Internal Auditor

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Manager Internal Audit


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

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


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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 institution.

Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public
Accountants of Uganda.

At least five (05) years’ experience in Audit, 3 of which
must have been attained in leading and auditing function at a supervisory

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


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 individual.


Deadline: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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