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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