Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Internal Auditor - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Internal Auditor - Jobs in Uganda


The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established
under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration,

Development and Production)

Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008.

The mandate of the PAU is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas
conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda.

This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance
with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right
personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.

Job Title

  • Office of the Executive Director
  • Senior Internal Auditor

    Job Summary

    Responsible for planning, coordinating and guiding audit assignments to strengthen
    internal controls and improve business processes and systems.

    The Senior Internal Auditor reports to the Manager Internal Audit.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct analytical reviews on business processes, develop and supervise the
    implementation of audit plans.
  • Quality assure Audit reports prepared by Internal Auditors and submit them to
    the Manager Internal Audit for further administration.
  • Quality assure audit query verification reports to ascertain whether agreed
    positions have been implemented or not.
  • Prepare audit query reports for submission to Management and the Board Audit Committee highlighting the status of audit issues in the organization.
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and monitor the
    usage of resources to ensure efficiency.
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop performance
    agreements with all the staff under supervision.
  • Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for
    performance improvement.
  • Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and
    recommend appropriate interventions.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under supervision.
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and harness
    teamwork in the business Unit.
  • Implement succession planning and any other staff related programs as
    introduced and approved in the organization.
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation
    in the team.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualification

  • A Master’s degree in Finance or Business Administration from an internationally
    recognized University.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Commerce,
    Business Administration, Petroleum Geoscience or Physical Science from an internationally recognized University / institution.
  • Must be a member of a Professional Accounting Body.


  • At least five (05) years’ experience in Audit, three of which must have been attained in leading and auditing function at a supervisory level.
  • Experience in auditing practices and procedures, including all legislation and
    regulations relevant to the work of Internal Audit.

    Added advantage

  • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards
  • Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors and qualification in internal audit
    like CIA, CISA, CRMA
  • 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

    Character & Competencies
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and guide subordinate staff.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

    How to Apply:
  • PAU will ONLY consider online applications submitted through her website.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th March 2019
  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • Applications submitted by e-mail will not
    be accepted
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach certified copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
    checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted
  • Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to or call
    telephone number 0414231924.
  • PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service
  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Internal Auditor - Jobs in Uganda

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