Uganda Electricity Generation Senior Compliance Officer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Electricity Generation Senior Compliance Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary: Description of the purpose of the job
Plan and supervise the management of Compliance and Regulatory engagements and monitor adherence to the set operational standards and practices in line with the relevant legislation and policy frameworks.

Provides compliance checks, verification, investigation, and Compliance reviews geared towards assessing compliance levels of selected policies and procedures, execution of aIntegrity and Compliance enhancement activities geared towards promoting compliance culture and improving the control environment, Conducting awareness assignments, advocating for and facilitating upfront assessment of compliance and risks in key business areas and development of corresponding mitigating procedures, following up to confirm implementation of identified initiatives, Assessing compliance levels, reviewing, evaluating the effectiveness of and investigating matters of noncompliance in the institution.
  • Appropriate compliance policies and procedures designed to prevent illegal or unethical conduct are established and institutionalized;
  • Policies and procedures are communicated throughout the Organisation
  • Employees are periodically trained with respect to compliance policies and procedures;
    Compliance with policies and procedures are monitored, audited and enforced accordingly

    Key responsibilities:

    Brief description of duties or the responsibilities for the job
    1. Supervise audit assignments as per Compliance programmes.
    2. Coordinate implementation of institutional compliance program in regard to internal regulations, policies and standards.Identify material changes in operations/systems and alert supervisors
    3. Coordinate Investigations of cases and on request represent in cases of court
    4. Advise and Recommend from works for institutionalizing of good practices for staff compliance and adherence to the set standards and practices
    5. Review and coordinate the settlement of cases and provide technical support to management and staff in line with departmental instructions
    6. Manage the performance and development of staff in line with the HRMM
    7. Working with the Legal, Internal Audit, Human Resources and other Departments as appropriate, implement education and training programs for stakeholders and employees whose functions involve compliance with laws or ethical standards of conduct, including introductory training for new employees and ongoing training for all management and appropriate employees.
    8. Plan, Coordinate and conduct Investigation of reported and suspected cases of non- compliance and fraud in line with guidelines
    9. Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of operations and promoting continuous improvement, Assess compliance with the set policies, procedures, standards, technical specifications as well as best practices
    10. Review and analyze compliance and regulatory procedures and associated risks and suggest mitigation measures for risks identified;
    11. Monitor and follow up agreed actions with clients to confirm their implementation
    12. Plan and manage the performance and development of staff under supervision so as to improve their productivity
    13. Ascertain extent to which process goals and objectives have been established and conform to those of UEGCL
    14. Review processes to ascertain extent to which results are consistent with goals and objectives and are performed as intendedPrepare timely, clear, and well-written reports of audit results to Supervisor.
    15. Advising and influencing senior management to take appropriate steps to strengthen the governance, risk management and internal control
    Coordinate external audits and follow up on implementation of recommendations with relevant stakeholders

    Reporting Relationship;

    Supervisor: Audit/Manager

    Contacts/Liaise with the following offices:

  • All Chiefs, Departments
  • ICT Manager

  • Contractors and consultants
  • Regulator
  • Concessioner

    Education and Professional Requirements:

    The minimum education level required to perform this job.
  • Bachelor degree in B. Com, Economics, Accounting (Hons), LLB, Engineering or equivalent
  • Part qualification in accounting with a relevant professional body such as ACCA, CPA CIMA is added advantage
  • Member of relevant professional bodies is added advantage;
  • Possession of CFE or with a degree in a field which has modules in internal controls, finance, auditing, data analysis, forensic accounting or forensic auditing or other relevant professional qualification is an added advantage
  • Professional qualification in IT Security, CISA CIA, CPA Qualification in Project Management and any other post graduate qualification in relevant field is desired
    Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors or any other related recognized professional body is an added advantage;
  • Computer literacy is a must

    Uganda Electricity Generation Senior Compliance Officer Jobs in Uganda

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