Senior Internal Auditor – Technical Job Placement – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job
Title:        
 Senior
Internal Auditor – Technical
Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Audit, Risk & Compliance
About US:
Rural
Electrification Agency (REA) is the secretariat of the Rural Electrification
Board (REB) established by statutory instrument 2001 No. 75. REA is mandated to
implement Government’s rural electrification programs. The Government of Uganda
through REA is implementing a number of electricity connection projects with
financial support from development partners to meet national electricity access
targets.
Job Summary:  The Senior Internal Auditor -Technical will
plan and ensure that technical internal audit engagements are conducted,
monitor and report on the progress of day-to-day technical internal audit
assurance activities. He/she will analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of,
and report on, the effectiveness of REA’s technical operational controls and
systems designs. Technical audit will be mainstreamed in other aspects of
audits; i.e. operations, risk and compliance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in risk assessment as a basis of determining
    audit priorities, scope and objectives in technical areas.
  • Perform audits and provide assurance on technical aspects of
    operations of REA operations that may include the following among others;
    (i) Reviews design of the rural electrification projects (ii) Procurement
    of materials, installation and commissioning of equipment. (iii) Technical
    Operating Standards, other applicable laws/regulations, and best practice.
    (iv) Technical audits of the service providers (SPs) “whenever need
    arises”. (v) Certificates, project change-orders/variations, their
    performance, and contractor’s claims.
  • Conduct internal audit investigations that are of technical nature
    as tasked by supervisor.
  • Support other internal auditors in operations and compliance to
    execute their assignments when tasked.
  • Issue audit queries, verify responses, and develop end-
    of-assignment audit reports for review by Supervisor.
  • Follow up on the implementation of previous audit recommendations.
  • Maintained a coordinated and well referenced audit filing system.
  • Perform any other relevant duties that will be assigned from time to
    time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Senior Internal Auditor -Technical job must
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Membership of a professional body will be an added advantage (e.g
    ERB, MUIPE….etc)
  • At least eight years of experience in the power sector with five
    years specifically in power line construction)
  • Proven ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and prepare and
    present concise oral and written reports.
  • Knowledge of power and powerline audits, procedures including
    planning, techniques, tests and sampling /T T methods. (Demonstrate good
    Knowledge in power line design, construction, commissioning and
    maintenance of the power line infrastructure)
  • Required computer knowledge that facilitates general Auditing
    performance.
  • A person of high integrity and can demonstrate objectivity and
    independence while conducting audit assignments.
  • A Valid Driving Permit is essential.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including
detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic documents together
with names of three professional referees (and their email / day time telephone
contacts) to:
The Executive
Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Plot 10 Windsor Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor,
House of Hope P.O. Box 7317 Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 9th November 2018
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