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Risk Assurance Manager NGO Jobs - Plan International

Job Title:        Risk Assurance Manager
Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Job Summary:  The Risk Assurance Manager contributes to our global purpose by supporting the Risk Assurance function to create a comprehensive approach across the organisation to identify, test, evaluate, treat and monitor risks and opportunities that could negatively impact on the successful delivery of Plan International Uganda’s country strategy and objectives. The Risk Manager reports directly to the Country Director and supervises the two Internal Controllers and has oversight of the risk department’s operational budget. The position is a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) with frequent engagement with the Country Leadership Team (CLT). Programme Area and National Programme Managers. The role of the Risk Manager is to lead the department as a supportive and engaging with colleagues and aligned with the critical behaviour of Working Well Together. Even though the role ensures check and balances of appropriate internal controls are in place and in practice, the role is not that of audit or “watch-dog” but will build awareness of Plan International’s zero tolerance policies and help ensure these are understood across both Plan and partner staff. The role ensures there is a comprehensive, coordinated and consistent quality in the process to report on key risks and implementation of risk management strategy and influence change to strengthen organisation wide accountability

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead and oversee risk assessments across all Plan International Uganda programmes and support functions
  • Provide assurance to management regarding risk management, governance and control processes and provide innovative best practices to make improvements
  • Required to conduct special audits and investigations as needed and required
  • Strengthening capacity and building awareness staff and local partners on best internal control practices and standards.
  • Ensure that Plan International Uganda is adhering to the global risk register and policy
  • Responsible to ensure that all Audit Actions are logged and acted upon within agreed timelines.
  • Prepare a six-monthly internal control review plan for projects, departments and partners and share with CLT/CMT accordingly.
  • Perform special assignments, investigations, and performance audits as needed.
  • Conduct regular capacity strengthening of local partners as per areas identified in due diligence
  • To disseminate frameworks, tools and formats for risk assessments; including coordinating training on process, review of status of risk registers, state of affairs for management follow up with the designated risk, control and action owners
  • Support management in assessing enterprise wide risks and identifying emerging risks.
  • Assist organization in evaluating effectiveness of risk mitigation strategies, and designing adequate internal controls to enable accountability.
  • Effectively plan and document audits using quality plans, and programmes.
  • Participate in coordination of outsourced audit activities including external audits.
  • Supervise, coach, motivate and evaluate performance of staff in the risk assurance department following Plan’s Human Resource Manual.

Dealing with Problems:
  • Fraud – develop and disseminate preventive measures and controls which ensures less time is spent reacting to situations and more time is spent taking advantage of opportunities and,
  • Investigating fraud cases detected or reported.
Child Protection Policy and Gender Equality & Inclusion Policy Responsibilities (mandatory for all staff)
  • Adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any emerging issues.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Policy standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safe Guarding Children and Youth and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities
  • Design and support implementation of programmes that are aligned with the Sponsorship Commitments, ensuring that the interventions benefit Sponsored Children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Plan International Risk Assurance Manager job opportunity must be a Certified internal auditor (CIA)
  • CPA/ACCA/QICA qualifications or degree in a relevant discipline is essential but not a prerequisite.
  • Experience and skills in auditing of community based organisations and grant funded projects.
  • At least five years of working experience in a similar position in a reputable institution, preferably an (I)NGO.
  • Good computer skills with the ability to work with SAP or other ERPs.
  • Practical experience of risk identification, evaluation and a good understanding of risk management.
  • Strong analytical skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 28th December 2018

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Grants Manager Sub- Granting Non-profit Careers - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:          Grants Manager Sub- Granting
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Head, Strategic Planning and Development
Vacancy Code: GMSGSPDTX1

About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University - John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:   The Grants Manager Sub- Granting will perform key Sub-granting tasks in support of the Senior Manager Sub-granting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial and administrative oversight;
  • Provide financial oversight (first point of contact for sub-grantees on financial and administrative issues) throughout the sub-grant cycle.
  • Reviewing all sub grantee accountabilities and reports for compliance with IDI and funder policies.
  • Liaising with the IDI Finance department to ensure that all expenses claimed are chargeable to the grant.
  • Certifying that accountabilities and reports are o f the required standard, are received and processed in a timely manner and that sub-grantee needs (including payments) are promptly dealt with.
  • Recommending changes in sub-grantee status for example; risk level, grant value adjustments as well as coordinating close-outs.
Monitoring and tracking of sub-grantee compliance and outputs: Overseeing ongoing sub-grantee assessments and evaluations, including IDI and third party routine field reviews and audits and any necessary corrective action.
Documentation: Certifying that all sub-grantee manual and electronic documentation (including reports, reviews, audits, findings and corrective action plans) is accurate, up-to-date and available on the relevant IDI server location.
Training & Capacity Building: Continuously identifying partner training and capacity building needs; mentoring sub-grantees and facilitating /leading formal training sessions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Grants Manager Sub- Granting job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field, including but not limited to finance, accounting/audit and business management
  • Master’s degree and/or professional qualification OR experience is added advantages.
  • Training in grants management or a related field
  • At least three years of work experience in development programs, preferably in a Grants or Finance function
  • Prior grants management experience and familiarity with US government (CDC, USAID, NIH, DOD) and other funder regulations, procedures and requirements will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of program design and delivery and of funder regulations (especially in a health program context)
  • Creative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Previous experience in training/developing others;
  • Excellent oral and written English skills and proficiency in using MS Excel;

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email

The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: hr@idi.co.ug

Deadline: 4th January 2019

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Internal Audit Officer Job Opportunities - Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Job Title:    Internal Audit Officer
Organisation: Joint Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance

About US:
Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private not-for-profit organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices. It was established in 1979 as a joint venture between the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB) and the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB).

Job Summary:  The Internal Audit          Officer will work with Director Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance in ensuring that JMS is conducting its business in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, standards, accepted business practices, and JMS policies, procedures and guidelines. H/She will work on the implementation of approved annual internal audit, risk and compliance plans, continually review systems, procedures and controls to ensure that they are efficient and effective.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare audit programmes and provide input in the development of the Annual Audit, Risk and Compliance Plans.
  • Carry out risk-based audits on key business processes and projects as per annual audit plans, in order to provide assurance on the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of JMS systems.
  • Conduct periodic assessment of the organisation’s operations to ensure they are in line with applicable laws, regulations, standards, management policies, procedures, guidelines and plans, analyzing data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls or non-compliance.
  • Obtain data from source systems and reports, analyze it and assess potential areas of risk for the organization in view of systems, procedures and processes.
  • Develop remedial plans with risk owners to manage risks to desired levels on an ongoing basis.
  • Monitor risk and compliance exposures and follow up implementation of risk mitigation measures.
  • Carry out special audit assignments as may be required such as ad-hoc investigations, due diligence assessments and spot checks.
  • Carry out follow-up audits on recommendations for all audit observations raised as per Management’s agreed upon action.
  • Provide assistance in developing and updating policies and procedures by enforcing document standards.
  • Prepare and submit assurance, risk & compliance reports to Director Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance.
  • Support in enterprise-wide risk and compliance sensitization and communication.
  • Support in coordinating the risk assessment process.
  • Develop strategies for adherence to all JMS policies, regulatory requirements, standard operating procedures, health and safety rules and submit informative reports.

Key Performance Indicators
  • Number of risks identified
  • Percentage of risk mitigations implemented
  • Percentage of assignments completed relative to the annual plan
  • Number of compliance issues registered
  • Number of compliance issues addressed
  • Percentage of audit recommendations implemented
  • Percentage of audit assignments completed in time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Business Administration (Accounting) or BSc (Finance and Accounting)
  • Must have full relevant professional qualifications such as ACCA or CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
  • Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors Added advantage
  • IT audit skills
  • Qualification in Enterprise Risk Management
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Finance or Masters qualification in a related field.
  • A minimum of three years of audit experience in a large and busy firm preferably with complex Inventory Management Systems.
  • Practical experience in using computerized financial accounting packages and inventory management systems.
  • Practical experience in systems audit, and knowledge about best practice standards including IFRS, IPPF, TQM, ISA, ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard are desirable.
  • Dependable, honest and able to maintain confidentiality
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed oral, written (report writing) communication skills
  • Self-motivated, able to prioritize work and follow up tasks and issues to the end
  • Strong numeric, analytical, accounting and audit skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Email)

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates are invited to submit applications, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees (who are not relatives) with their day time telephone contacts. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications may be hand delivered to JMS Head office Reception Desk or Email to store@jms.co.ug. Please address your applications to:

The Manager Human Resource & Administration,
Joint Medical Store,
P.O. Box 4501 Kampala

Deadline: 21st December 2018

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Regional Investigator Job Careers - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Regional Investigator will work independently, with little or no supervision to analyze allegations, initiate, plan, lead and conduct investigations of corruption and financial misconduct. Write reports documenting investigative plans and investigative results, and follow-up on specific investigation assignments. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the Global Internal Audit (GIA) Director of Global Investigations to perform a wide range of investigative tasks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead and/or conduct fraud, waste and abuse related investigations in WV offices, and GC departments, in response to reported violations of WV policies or law. Conduct or support investigations relating to ethical misconduct and mismanagement.
  • Prepare investigation Plans, conduct preliminary investigations. Prepare reports for approval by the Director of Investigations or her/his designee.
  • Conducts entry and exit meetings following the investigations protocol.
  • Analyze and evaluate data to provide facts regarding investigations. Provide conclusions and remedies to management and key stakeholders based on investigative findings.
  • Prepare reports with sufficient evidence as the basis for conclusion for review by supervisor.
  • Interpret and makes recommendations on investigation policies, procedures, practices and processes.
  • Supervise and guide other investigators in execution of the assigned investigation assignments.
  • Review investigative activity and reports prepared by other members of the investigations team.
  • Conducts on-going training and provide technical guidance to other investigators.
  • Maintain and regularly update investigative activity in EthicsPoint, investigations tracker and dashboard.
  • Ensure travel and logistics are within WV guidelines. Ensure travel expenses including obtaining visas are within the budgeted amount for all investigations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Regional Investigator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Criminal Justice, Finance, or a related field.
  • Five years of professional experience in investigation, auditing, research, law and/or project management, at least three as an attorney, investigator or auditor.
  • Completion of a law enforcement investigation training program, CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant) and or CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner).
  • Excellent investigation, research, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed to international locations.
  • Ability to work in stressful conditions and in third world countries.
  • Certified Fraud examiner (CFE), Investigation Certification from a law enforcement agency.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Good understanding of non-profit industry, and investigative work.
  • Fluency in a language, such as Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, French, Portuguese, English, Spanish.
  • Knowledge of the WVI business and systems is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th December 2018

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Manager, Internal Audit Job Placement - Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Job Title:        Manager, Internal Audit
Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB) 
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Internal Audit

About US:
Finance Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000 borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

Job Summary:  The Manager, Internal Audit will mainly plan, review and co-ordinate provision of prudent, efficient, and cost effective risk based audit and investigative coverage of head office and branch operations in accordance with the International Professional Practice Framework, internal auditing standards and set bank policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To participate in the development of the internal audit strategy, budgets and annual plans for the Department.
  • To develop a risk based annual activity plan, to ensure efficient and effective utilization of audit resources.
  • To plan and execute and/or supervise the planning and execution of audit assignments, including working papers review to ensure high quality of audits/or other assignments and compliance with standards and policy.
  • To review and ensure quality draft audit reports are submitted to the Head Internal Audit specifically, ensure that audit findings and recommendations are factual and appropriate.
  • To monitor progress, identify/take appropriate corrective action and ensure timely completion of assignments.
  • To draft audit methodology improvement papers to train staff and ensure compliance with IIA and FIA 2004.
  • To manage staff performance and provide supervision, guidance, training and motivation to audit staff in line with the bank policy and audit training needs.
  • To assist Head Internal Audit in planning resource allocation and utilization of audit resources
  • To draft occasional Board papers as assigned by the Head Internal Audit.
  • To undertake offsite assessment and provide near real-time quarterly reports on emerging risks in the bank in line with attendant indicators and the policy framework.
  • To co-ordinate and supervise investigative services to the line management to determine violation of policies and adequacy of internal controls.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Finance Trust Bank (FTB) Manager, Internal Audit job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or business related field
  • Professional qualifications like CIA, ACCA, CPA.
  • At least five (5) years’ working experience in Internal Auditing and Banking in a financial institution or External Accounting/Auditing Firm.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, related applications & Banking Software
  • Demonstrated high integrity, independence, objectivity, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • High level of Organization.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good personal presentation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Willingness to travel upcountry frequently.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should address their applications to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to jobs@financetrust.co.ug as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number.

Deadline: 7th December 2018

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