Internal Auditor Job Careers – National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

 

Job Title:    Internal Auditor

Organization:  National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

The National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) is a corporate autonomous statutory
body/agency under the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoE&S) responsible
for the development of educational curricula for primary, secondary and some
tertiary institutions in Uganda. Its functions include, inter alia, initiating
processes for curricula research, review and/or reform, updating, testing and
coordinating the implementation of educational curricula at all levels of
learning (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary) as well as promulgation of guidance
for the implementation of improved educational curricula and pedagogy.

 

Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will be in charge of strategizing,
implementing, coordinating and monitoring the Centre’s internal audit
activities and ensuring provision of an efficient and effective risk based
audit coverage of the Centre operations.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
the annual operation risk based audit plan for the Department

·       
Oversee
the management and implementation of internal audits by ensuring that they are
managed and conducted in the most transparent manner and in accordance with the
International Professional Practice Framework, international auditing
standards, policies and procedures.

·       
Taking
the lead to ensure that all audit reports are completed in time and that the
quality of the reports provides Management and the

·       
Audit
Committee with comprehensive information for appropriate decision making:

·       
Taking
the lead to track and follow up the implementation of audit recommendations by
Management, to mitigate further risk to the Centre.

·       
To lead
the Internal Audit Department staff in a manner that empowers them to deliver
excellent customer service and high standards

·       
Develop/review
the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Policies

·       
Be the
secretary to the audit Committee

·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Key Performance Indicators

·       
Annual
risk Audit plan developed.

·       
Ensure
that Internal Audits are conducted in accordance with IPSAS.

·       
Audit
reports are completed and recommendations thereto are implemented in time.

·       
Ensure
that Audit policies are reviewed in a timely manner.

·       
Staff
are mentored and empowered

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business
Administration, or related fields

·       
An
Honors degree in Commerce (Accounting), BBA (Accounting),

·       
Bachelor
of Science in Accounting or other business related field with Accounting from a
recognised Institution

·       
Full
professional qualification in ACCA, or CPA, or CIA or related field

·       
Member
of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda

·       
Member
of the Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda

·       
Eight
(8) years’ experience in an auditing role with at least 4 years managing and
leading a functional team at senior level in public sector.

·       
Knowledge
and experience with International Accounting and Auditing Standards including
IPSAS.

·       
Auditing
skills

·       
Communication
and Interpersonal skills

·       
Report
Writing and investigative skills.

·       
Critical
thinking and Analytical Skills

·       
Computer
skills

·       
High
level of integrity

·       
Team
building and decision making skills.

·       
Age
Limit: 35 to 55 years.

 

How to Apply:

Applicants should
submit six hard/soft copies of the application to the office of the Director OR
admin@ncdc.go.ug consisting of the following:

·       
Letter
expressing interest in the job;

·       
A
detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, signed and dated by the applicant;

·       
Certified
copies of academic Transcripts and Certificates;

·       
Copies
of letters of relevant appointments;

·       
Copies of
the applicant’s National Identity Card or Biodata pages of the Passport;

·       
Names
and addresses of three (3) referees who should be advised to send their
reference letters under Confidential cover to the Secretary, NCDC Governing
Council.

 

Sealed applications
with the position applied for and the applicant’s name indicated on the top
right corner of the envelope should be addressed and submitted to:

 

The Secretary,

NCDC Governing
Council,

P.O. Box 7002

Kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 3rd November 2020

 

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