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


Job Title:    Senior Internal Auditor,
Information Technology Systems

Organization:  Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Manager
Internal 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


Key Duties and
Reporting to the
Manager Internal Audit, the successful candidate shall be required to perform
the following duties;

Provide input
to the annual Information System (IS)/ Information Technology (IT) audit plan
to be included in the overall departmental Annual Audit Plan.

detailed IT audit work plans, information system audit programs/audit tests for
specific engagements, audit schedules and risk assessments.

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.

adequacy and effectiveness of IT Governance, Risk Management and Controls for
the Bureau, particularly on applications and infrastructure security.

special IS/ IT project audits, including investigation of fraud and/ or
irregularities, as required,

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.

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.

first level assurance services on system development and acquisition process of
all Information Technology Systems and modules being brought into the UNBS IT

assessments on changed, newly added or implemented IT internal controls

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.

and maintain productive client, staff and management relationships through
individual contacts and group meetings.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Post-Graduate qualification in Information
Technology or computer science or a related field from a recognized University

degree in Computer Science, Information Systems and/ or Technology or related

qualification of Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a MUST

Professional Information Systems Audit/Security/Risk Certifications such as
CISM, CISSP, etc. will be added advantage.

At least
five years of practical experience in areas of IT Audit/Risk/Security
preferably with a large corporate environment.

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.

of information security standards, best practices for securing computer
systems, and applicable laws and regulations

knowledge of ACL/ IDEA / EnCase and/or Teammate Audit Systems is an added

report writing skills together with basic knowledge of COBIT and best IT
industry practices.

of auditing standards and techniques is an added advantage.

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.

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


How to Apply:

All interested
persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply as per the guidance

Please follow the
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Use your
email address for registration

Fill in
all tabs as per the application as required

your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic
qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents

your application by clicking ‘submit application’

No hand
delivered applications will be received


Please NOTE:

Any form of
canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

UNBS does not
request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review process

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted


Deadline:  20th
November 2020,  5.00pm.


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