Job Details (DIRECTOR INTERNAL AUDIT)

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

 

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill available vacancies in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Applications should be filled ON-LINE and submitted not later than Thursday 26th October, 2023.  The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed at http://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors.

 

Applicants are advised to: -

a)   Apply ON-LINE.

b)  Scan and submit relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level, and Degree Transcripts and Certificates) on-line.

c)   Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format (PDF) is allowed.

d)   Officers serving in the Public Service including KCCA are required to print an Extract copy of PS Form 3 (2008) and obtain recommendation from the Responsible Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the rest of the documents and submit online. Where the Responsible Officer is reluctant or declines to provide a recommendation, the applicant should clearly indicate the reason on the extract of PSC Form 3 (2008) and submit it online.

Application Process

i)        Visit the website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

ii)     Click on “register as a new user” to create your account and complete your profile starting with the Bio data moving downwards.

iii)      If you already have an account, simply click on your right and update your profile.

iv)      Click a Job from the list of advertised jobs in the menu.

v)        View the Job Details and Click “Apply now”

vi)      Review your application and SUBMIT.

NB. Applicants are allowed to apply for only one post

Please Note: -

a)  Only applications On-line will be considered.

b)  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

c)  Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along their original certificates, transcripts and letters of employment, National Identity Cards, Letters of Referees during the Oral Interviews.

d) The Job Descriptions and Person Specifications as well as other details about the Jobs can be accessed and viewed on the PSC Website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

e) The Commission Adverts are ONLY uploaded on the e-recruitment system under the website stated in (d) above and not any other platforms.

f)  In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279 or e-mail vacancies@psc.go.ug

  Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:

 

-  Public Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings, Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Records Management Skills, Mobilization Skills, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

 

-  Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Problem Solving, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.


Ministry/Department
Kampala Capital City Authority
Post
DIRECTOR INTERNAL AUDIT
Scale
KCCA3
Terms of Employment
LOCAL CONTRACT
Vacancies
1
Reference
HRM 77/184/04 Vol. 4
Minimum Age
35
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce; or Business Administration; or Finance; or Accounting; or any other related course from a recognized University/Institution plus a Master’s Degree in either Business Administration; or Finance; or Accounting; or any other related course from a recognized University or Institution. Applicants should be in possession of a full professional qualification in Accountancy obtained from a recognized Institution. Applicants should have valid registration by the relevant professional body. Specialized training in Audit will be an added advantage.
Working Experience
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been gained at Commissioner or Head of Department level in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
Duties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Executive Director for performing the following duties:-

-    Designing and implementing Internal Audit policies, procedures and programs in line with the KCCA objectives

-   Planning and developing annual risk-based audit work plans and monitor their implementation and compliance to appropriate standards and methodologies as per the Authorities’ objectives

-    Coordinating investigation of cases of fraud and abuse of policies/ procedures as requested in accordance with Authorities Audit Manual

-     Preparing and presenting Audit reports to senior management and highlight risky areas that require attention and follow up implementation of any actions agreed upon line with Authorities’ Audit guidelines

-    Monitoring the process of conducting Internal Audits to ensure that all relevant activities are subject to periodic Audit

-    Liaising with both External Auditors to ensure adequate audit coverage as per defined standards.

-    Managing the performance and development of staff in Audit Division as per the Human Resources Performance Management Policy;

-    Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


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