Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Internal Auditor Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Internal Auditor Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of
Trade Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair trade,
promoting local industries and Consumer protection.

UNBS is looking for highly motivated candidates, result-oriented and qualified professionals with integrity for employment on a three-year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance to fill the posts below;

  • Principal Internal Auditor (1 position)

    Reporting to the Manager Audit, the successful candidate shall be required to perform the
    following duties;

  • Monitor and review the reliability of the financial information generated by the
  • Develop policies and guidelines to review procurements of the bureau to ensure
    value for money is obtained in the purchases
  • Develop and recommend guidelines to improve financial procedures and systems to
    prevent waste and fraud
  • Draw attention to any failure to take remedial action by auditors to ensure
    compliance to audit outcomes
  • Carry out appraisals, inspections and investigations as may be requested from time
    to time by the Manager Audit or management
  • Review utilization of resources with regard to economy ,efficiency and effectiveness
  • Coordinate risk assessment and profiling for departments and functions and
    recommend accordingly to management the most appropriate course of action
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor staff in the Division to ensure that they handle their
    assignments professionally
  • Prepare and coordinate audit programs for specific audit assignment
  • Prepare and submit audit reports for specific audit

  • A Masters’ degree in Business Management studies (Accounting option) or
    professional accountancy qualification recognized by the ICPA.
  • Honours degree in Business/Management studies (Accounting option) or
    professional accountancy qualification recognised by the ICPA.
  • Membership to a professional body
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the
    Internet applications

    How to Apply
  • Interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply online
  • Use your email address for registration
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of
    academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be received
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Apply by 17th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Internal Auditor Jobs

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