Senior Internal Auditor Career Jobs – Ministry of Health

Job Title:    Senior Internal Auditor

Organisation: Ministry of Health

Project Name: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: National Facilitator – GF MOH


About US:

The global fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) is an International Partnership that provides grants to lower income countries with high HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis disease burden including Uganda. The Fund also supports health Systems strengthening. These resources are additional to and not a replacement for financing to the health sector from recipient Governments. Recipients Countries are required to demonstrate transparency, Traceability, attribution and efficient accountability of the resources.


The Ministry of Health (MoH) has received funding from the Global fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) under the ongoing grants that run from 2018 to 2020(apparently on new grant making 2021-2023). Part of this grant is for sourcing for eligible talent to cover human resources gaps in the Ministry of Health in order to strengthen its capacity.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Lead in the preparation of audit work plan and program for audit activities.
  • The jobholder will evaluate the internal controls to assess the level of financial and operation risks, and the appropriateness of risk management, policies and procedures.
  • The Senior Internal Auditor will keenly examine the correctness of financial records and completeness of documents.
  • Review completion of accountability returns, verify and retire advances.
  • Tasked with the development and execution of supply chain audit of Health commodities to Health facilities.
  • Make follow up of recommendations that arose in previous audits.
  • Compile audit findings for discussion with management before making final quarterly internal audit report.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s degree with a bias in Accounting/Audit option.
  • Full professional qualification in Accountancy like ACCA, CPA and CIMA.
  • Must hold a masters in MBA
  • Membership of ICPAU or Internal Audit professional body is a MUST.
  • Possession of additional qualification like CIA OR Master degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years’ experience in auditing. Preference will be given to those with experience in audit of donor funded projects and Public sector.
  • Knowledgeable in ICT
  • Ability to analyze and interpreted financial information and statement.
  • The person must understand how internal Audit work is determined and the process of identifying audit areas, objectives and resources.
  • Audit execution – the person must be skillful and work with minimum supervision.
  • The person must be computer literate, able to review and interpret financial information and statement in the systems.
  • Objective in conducting the audit.
  • Good inter personal relations
  • Highly innovative and pro activeness
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent intra-personal management skills
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.


How to Apply:

ALL applicants should submit a written expression of interest accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates and testimonials andthree referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employeraddressed to the Permanent secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 7272,Kampala, Uganda and should be delivered to the Security Registry in RoomA.102 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday.


Deadline: Tuesday 15th June 2021.


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