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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Head of Internal Audit Job at PSI Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of Internal Audit

Jobs at:
PSI Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
Friday August 17th, 2018.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 6th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


Who we are
We are Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, branch office of the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to affordable products and services.

There are over 9,000 "PSI'ers" around the world. it's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds ~ from the medical industry to the music business all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Head of Internal Audit
Department: Internal Audit
Based in: Kampala
Reports To: The Country Representative (Administratively) and Global Internal Audit (functional)

Your contribution ,

  • Develop, maintain and review policies and procedures to support internal audit, whistle blowing and risk management processes
  • Perform a comprehensive platform risk assessment and prepare an annual risk based internal audit plan to provide management and other stake holders with assurance on the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Conduct internal audits for PSIU and partners in accordance with the annual risk-based plan; communicate findings and recommendations for improvement
  • Receive and evaluate whistle blower complaints, management concerns and conduct investigative or special reviews to highlight exceptions and recommend correction action
  • Track the implementation of the agreed internal audit (including Global Internal Audit) recommendations with senior management, department managers and staff
  • Prepare, submit and present periodic board summaries of the major audit issues, risks facing PSIU and the management actions taken to address them
  • Prepare and conduct compliance/internal control trainings for partners and staff on internal controls, risk management, policies and procedures, laws and regulations
  • Provide advice and input to senior management and staff on risk management, internal controls, donor and regulatory compliance, to support the development of internal controls, policies and procedures.
Academic Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Professional Accounting or Auditing qualifications with a recognized body like ACCA, CPA, CISA, CIA
  • Membership to the institute of Internal Auditors Uganda will be an added advantage.
Minimum of 8 years’ experience in internal and external audit, finance, risk management in an international NGO, a reputable commercial organization or institution

Key Personal Competences

  • Leadership skills to provide authoritative guidance to functional business area representatives
  • Excellent Communication skills with the ability to interact across all levels of management and across all business units
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Capable of working independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to travel nationally 40% of time.

Job application procedure
Please deliver your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating position applied far on the “top left-hand side of the envelope", to the PSI Uganda Office Reception, addressed to The People and Culture Manager, PSI Uganda, at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale - Kololo. Or send it to by email to: Deadline for receipt of applications: 1:00pm or 13:00 hours (East African Time) on Friday August 17th, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted