Principal Internal Auditor Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:    Principal Internal Auditor

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Manager

About US:

Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry
and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance, Metrology
and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair trade,
promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National Bureau
of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry
and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became operational in
1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the
Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor and review the reliability of the financial information
    generated by the bureau
  • Develop policies and guidelines to review procurements of the bureau
    to ensure value for money is obtained in the purchases
  • Develop and recommend guidelines to improve financial procedures and
    systems to prevent waste and fraud
  • Draw attention to any failure to take remedial action by auditors to
    ensure compliance to audit outcomes
  • Carry out appraisals, inspections and investigations as may be
    requested from time to time by the Manager Audit or management
  • Review utilization of resources with regard to economy ,efficiency
    and effectiveness
  • Coordinate risk assessment and profiling for departments and functions
    and recommend accordingly to management the most appropriate course of
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor staff in the Division to ensure that
    they handle their assignments professionally
  • Prepare and coordinate audit programs for specific audit assignment
  • Prepare and submit audit reports for specific audit assignment

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the UNBS Principal Internal Auditor job
    opportunity should hold a Masters’ degree in Business Management studies
    (Accounting option) or professional accountancy qualification recognized
    by the ICPA.
  • Honours degree in Business/Management studies (Accounting option) or
    professional accountancy qualification recognised by the ICPA.
  • Membership to a professional body
  • At least eight years’ experience
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
    and the Internet applications
  • The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and
    professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to
    be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication
    and presentation skills.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance

  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your
    registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application
    as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile
    telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national
    identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking
    ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be


  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be

Deadline: 17th May 2019 by 5:00pm

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