Internal Auditor Job In The National Drug Authority (NDA) Jobs in Uganda

The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an independent body that was established by the National Drug Policy & Authority Act Cap- 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human & Veterinary Medicines & other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety & efficacy of human & veterinary medicines & other healthcare products through the regulation & control of their production, importation, distribution & use.

In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority is looking for proficient persons with required the skills attitude & qualifications to fill the following position.

Post: Internal Auditor
Vacancies: One (1)
Department: Internal Auditor
Reports to: Head Internal Audit
Direct reports: None
Salary scale: NDA F Location: Head Office

Job Purpose:
· To assist the Head Internal Audit in the process of continuous appraisal & review, deliver autonomous guarantee that risk management, governance & internal control processes are functioning efficiently.

Duties & Responsibilities:
· Conduct compliance audits & reviews to ensure adherence to relevant laws, statutes, administrative & financial procedures including verification of records for accuracy & reliability in accordance with prescribed audit standards 
· Assure that referral of matters & issues which arise from observations are followed up according to the Audit Protocols on a timely basis
· Take part in emergency reviews & investigations in accordance with the NDA Audit guidelines. 
· Develop audit work plans for assigned audit engagements & develop audit correction plans in a clear, concise & timely manner including implementable recommendations which have been discussed & agreed upon with the Head of Department 
· Follow-up to ensure findings have been responded to & addressed. 
· Collect, document & submit observations concerning fraud to the Head of Department · Participate as shall be required in ad hoc reviews & effectiveness evaluations. 
· Monitor practice & test controls, compliance with all policies & procedures 
· Prepare timely monthly, quarterly, bi annual & annual internal audit reports & present to management 
· To carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time by Supervisor.

· Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Finance) or its equivalent. 
· Qualified Accountant with professional qualifications in ACCA, CPA. 

Minimum Experience 
· Minimum of three (3) years working experience in auditing in a reputable organisation / firm

Key Competencies:
· High sense of integrity & professionalism. 
· Great attention to detail 
· A strong team player 
· Excellent communication & interpersonal skills. 
· Computer literacy & proficiency in major accounting packages preferably NAVISION & Microsoft Office applications.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, copies of academic qualifications with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicate three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be your current or your most recent employer ,either electronically to the e-mail address-

Or hand delivered to
National Drug Authority office,
First Floor,
Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA.
Your application must be addressed to the:
Head Human Resources & Administration, National Drug Authority.
Please indicate the vacancy you are applying for in either the email subject or on the cover of the envelope for hand delivered applications.

Application Deadline: Submit not later than 5.00p.m on 10 January, 2018
National Drug Authority is an equal Opportunity Employer.
Please note that only shortlisted & successful candidate will be contacted.