Jobs at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited in Uganda

Job Title: Manager, Internal Audit

About this Job:

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) a fully state owned limited Company is a lead player in the Uganda power sector. It is responsible for the bulk purchase and sale of electricity from the generating companies to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. It is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity in Uganda.

Our Vision is ” to become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and single buyer business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”

Our Mission is to;

* Dispatch, transmit quality reliable bulk power in the viable and efficient manner.
* To be an efficient and commercially focused single buyer actor
* To mitigate emergency power situations in Uganda.

UETCL seeks a suitable qualified candidate to fill the vacant position of Manager, Internal Audit

Purpose: The purpose of the position is to provide an independent advisory function designed to add value and improve the Company’s operations, and promote the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Key Performance Areas are?

* Provide an independent appraisal function within UETCL for the continuous review and evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls through ensuring:

1. compliance with corporate objectives, policies, plans and procedures;
2. compliance with external legislation and regulation.
3. the reliability and integrity of financial management information and other controls.
4. controls which ensure that risks are effectively managed and that UETCL assets and interests are properly accounted for and safeguarded from losses arising through any reason including frauds; and
5. value for money is obtained across all activities.

* Develop and direct comprehensive programmes of Audit assignments covering internal controls, risk management processes, regulatory compliance, reliability of financial and management accounts and investigations of sensitive and fraud related issues.
* Maintain a continuous and effective working relationship with the Audit Committee of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Management to deal
* Develop comprehensive strategic and annual audit plans covering all the functions of the Company based on the risk assessment programmes.
* Develop and review policies, procedures and Audit programmes that help to guide the Audit staff.
* Advise Management on the programme of selecting appropriate human resources for Internal Audit in consideration of all technical aspects of the Company and manage all other Company resources within the department.
* Advise Management on new developments that affect controls and provide solutions in a proactive manner, including reviewing policies and procedures to ensure that they provide for adequate and efficient internal controls to mitigate associated risks.
* Assist the Company individual functions in developing their own risk management programmes including identification of risks inherent in UETCL business and technology systems that support Company business with current and major issues relating to improvement of internal controls, governance and risk management processes within the Company
* Keep the Audit Committee of the Board and Chief Executive Officer informed of the results of the Audits, significant risks associated with Company.
* And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



The dashed parson should have the following essential requirements:

* A Bachelors (Hons) Degree or Its equivalent from a reputable University.
* A professional Accounting/Auditing qualification such as ACCA, CPA(U). CPA(K).
* Knowledge of Microsoft Packages.
* Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors of Uganda will be an added advantage.
* Knowledge and experience of key computer Audit packages such as ACL, IDEA etc. will be an added advantage.
* Minimum 10 years of auditing/accounting experience. 5 years of which as Head of Section or Head of Department or Head of a Directorate/Division in a reputable organization.
* 35 years of age and above.
* Familiarity with the electricity sector is an added advantage.
* Proven good management and interpersonal skills.
* Highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.

How to apply:

The holder of this position subject to a successful probation will be offered a five year contract renewable based on performance and a remuneration package that will fully reflect the importance of this role in meeting the challenges of UETCL

Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or mall and giving three (3) referees to

The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited P.O. Box 7625. KAMPALA

The dosing date to receive applications is Friday17th February 2012.


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