Senior Internal Auditor Job Vacancies – National Building Review Board


Job Title:       Senior
Internal Auditor

Organisation:  National Building Review Board

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Executive Secretary


About US:

National Building Review Board is a government agency under the Ministry of
Works and Transport established by the Building Control Act, 2013. The Board is
mandated to monitor building developments; ensure that the design and
construction of  buildings and utilities
to which the public is to have access cater for persons with disabilities;
oversee, inspect and monitor the operations of Building Committees;  hear and determine appeals from persons
dissatisfied with the decisions of a Building Committee; and to determine the
fees to be charged by urban and district building committees for approval of
plans, issue of building permits and occupation permits.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Lead the Unit in the process of developing Work Plans
through conducting risk assessment in the various business areas, determining
key priorities and resource requirements.

Engage appropriate key stakeholders, including Senior
Management to secure and cater for their inputs into the plan, and present the
plan to the Board for approval.

Communicate, monitor execution of the plan and
periodically report on its performance to the Board, NBRB Management and any
other relevant Authorities as per required intervals and standards.

Develop the Internal Audit Manual and the Internal Audit
Charter and monitor adherence of staff against them so as to continuously
regulate the performance and conduct of departmental staff.

Oversee and guide the audit process, assess/establish
controls to improve financial and systems integrity, process validity and
operational efficiency to enable the Board realize its mandate.

Provide advisory services and counsel to the Board
Management and all staff on matters of good Corporate Governance and ethical
business practices to enable process improvements and operational efficiency

Establish frameworks and systems to track, enforce and
report on staff compliance to internal policy and other regulatory requirements

Identify and profile strategic partners for strategic
alliances with the Unit to enable efficient execution of Internal Audit and
Compliance strategy/work plan.

Lead, guide and support the Unit in performance planning,
monitoring and evaluation processes and account to management, the performance
of the department.

Lead the identification of capacity gaps in the Unit,
approve suitable development programs and establish strategies to monitor their


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal applicant for the National Building Review Board
Senior Internal Auditor job placement must be a member of the Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and also a member of the Institute of
Internal Auditors.

A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Finance, Economics, Finance
and Accounting, Commerce or Business Administration from an internationally
recognized institution.

At least SEVEN (07) years’ experience in Audit, THREE of
which attained in leading an auditing function/department or division in a big
organization at a senior management level

Experience in auditing practices and procedures, including
all legislation and regulations relevant to the work of Internal Audit.

Experience in initiating, managing and maintaining
strategic alliances and networks with professional institutions and individual

Demonstrable integrity

Ability to develop, communicate the vision, motivate and
influence a team of professionals towards the realization of a
team’s/department’s mandate

Ability to conceptualize and align departmental work plan
to the strategy of the organization and international audit standards

Excellent oral and written communication and as well as
ability to make professional presentations

Ability to work and produce accurate results in an
environment with multiple and challenging tasks



A Master’s degree in Finance; or Business Administration
majoring in Accounting from an internationally recognized University.

Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards

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

Age: 28 to 50 years


How to Apply:

applications should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, National Building
Review Board P.O. Box 7349, Kampala Uganda and submitted directly online via
Email to:



Applications should be accompanied by latest detailed  CV, Copies of academic Certificates, 2
Passport size photographs, copy of a National ID, copy of a valid practicing
License (where necessary) and any other relevant document.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Late submissions SHALL NOT be accepted.


Deadline: 15th September, 2020.


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