31 May 2017

Audit & Compliance Manager Employment Opportunity - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)

Organization: Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Officer

About Us:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145 respectively. UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is to - carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its Concessioned Assets - Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; organize, support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related fields, amongst others.

Job Summary: The Audit & Compliance Manager will provide Independent assurance that UEGCL’s risk management, control and governance processes are operating effectively to support the achievement of Company goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will also prepare and effectively implement audit plans and programs in support of company goals.
  • Tasked with the critical review of the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and recommending necessary improvements.
  • Conduct special audit investigations in the Company as assigned.
  • Coordinate the audit of value for money for projects and assignments undertaken by the Company.
  • Offer timely support to the Chief Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Officer in the preparation and realisation of the audit plans and preparation/presentation of audit reports.
  • Manage the audit of accountability of Company funds.
  • Develop and implement an appropriate compliance monitoring framework to ensure compliance with internal policies, laws and regulations by the Business Units to enable them achieve compliance in their processes.
  • Identify compliance gaps and ensure timely and effective communication to the relevant business process owners.
  • Institute an appropriate reporting mechanism and follow up of corrective actions to be taken to ensure their effective execution.
  • Perform any other assignments by the Audit Committee of the Board.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree [Hons] in a relevant field such as Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Administration.
  • ACCA, CIA, CPA, or other Internationally recognized professional accounting qualification.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Full professional membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • A minimum of seven years of relevant internal audit working experience of which at least 5 has been at a senior level.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the operations and understanding of practices within the industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of integrity
  • High self-drive and resilience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail and highly organized
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team of multi-disciplinary professionals
  • Computer & IT competencies
Age: Above 35 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full addresses physically to:

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
Block C, Plot 6-9 Victoria Office park, Okot Close, Bukoto,
P.O. Box 75831, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 20th June 2017

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