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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Manager Forensics Job at MTN-Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager Forensics

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Deadline of this Job:
11th September 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Senior Manager-Forensics
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary: The Manager Forensics will implement measures to prevent, detect and respond to fraud in accordance with the MTN fraud risk management framework and the company’s Combined Assurance Plan. The jobholder will support the implementation of the FRM framework across the company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out fraud risk assessments through identification and evaluation fraud risks in conjunction with heads of departments through workshops, brain storming sessions, meetings, review of existing policies and procedures and trending of reported fraud incidents
  • Ensure control related findings and actions, from fraud risk assessments are followed up for resolution
  • Plan and conduct proactive fraud audits, communicate results of fraud audits and provide support for remedial action
  • The incumbent will assess the inventory of existing fraud controls for the different domains, for effectiveness and efficiency. Communicate with business units and management with fraud risk management recommendations and remedies
  • Coordinate the performance of fraud prevention trainings across the organisation's high risk fraud areas
  • Plan and coordinate the effective use of proactive data analytics, including continuous controls monitoring
  • Periodically review fraud controls relating to the top ten fraud risks with a view of ensuring continued adequacy and effectiveness of the fraud controls
  • Manage surprise cash and stock counts at the various MTN outlets where stock and cash are held
  • Coordinate and conduct of entity wide fraud awareness, ethics trainings for MTNU staff and champion fraud prevention campaigns
  • Ensure the identification and monitoring of key fraud risk indicators, by review of exception reports generated by the various MTNU systems including; the ACL exchange, RA/FMS, BIB, and risk secure. Use the exception reports to trigger further review and scrutiny where anomalies are detected
  • Support the internal audit team with input relating to fraud risks before embarking on audit assignments-Implementation of Forensics in the audit
  • Ensure effective operation of the whistle blower platform including appropriate handling and resolution of reports channeled through the platform.
  • Tasked with the allocation of forensic investigations and investigation tasks to senior analysts and analysts
  • Manage and conduct investigation assignments and reporting in accordance with the fraud risk management manual guidelines/ assignment terms of reference, including updating of the case management system
  • Communicate the results of forensic investigations, via written reports and oral presentations to management
  • Follow up on recommendations made as a result of investigations or process reviews to ensure timely implementation by the relevant departments.
  • Ensuring the existence and ongoing adherence to the policies, procedures, methodologies and standards within the forensics function
  • Provide input into the allocated sections of the quarterly audit and risk committee reports
  • Represent BRM on special business projects to champion proactive fraud risk management
  • Ensure adequate allocation and utilization of resource within the forensics unit
  • Manage the performance of the team and team members
  • Ensure skills transfer to team including staff development, motivation and business continuity

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Manager Forensics job placement should hold a Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business Administration, Computer Engineering,
  • Professional qualification in Forensics/Fraud examination CFE, CFCE, CHFI, GCFA etc.
  • At least five years’ experience in a forensics/ revenue assurance or internal audit function within a telecom or banking environment or external audit specializing in forensics with a reputable audit firm, with two years supervising or managing a team Broad working knowledge of investigations techniques and standards, including supervision of complex investigations
  • Previous exposure and experience using digital forensics software eg Encase, FTK etc
  • Professional qualification in Accountancy/ Auditing/information security ACCA, CIMA, CIA, CPA, CISA, CISSP
  • Prior exposure and experience in use of CAATs
  • Enterprise wide risk assessment experience
  • Previous experience in performing and leading technology risk assessments as well as development and execution of audit plans
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of MTN Uganda operations
  • Working with Senior Management
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, (i.e. active listening skills and presenting findings and recommendations).
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers and external contacts.
  • Demonstration of positive independent attitude and team spirit
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Good with fraud detection and control
  • Good negotiation & problem solving abilities
  • Good reporting skills
  • Highly developed stakeholder relations management
  • Possess strategic thinking abilities
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Highly developed customer focus
  • High levels of Integrity & trust
  • Highly action oriented persona
  • Possess a drive for results
  • Good negotiation & leadership skills
  • Excellent statistical and analytical skills
  • Good facilitation and presentation skills
NB: Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O. Box 24624, Kampala, Uganda