Monday, December 01, 2014

Principal Internal Auditor - Performance (1)

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) which is the leading provider of social security services in Tanzania is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified, dynamic and motivated Tanzanians to immediately fill vacant positions currently existing in the Fund.

Position: Principal Internal Auditor - Performance (1)

Report To: Audit Manager - Value for Money

Job overview
Under the Supervision of Audit Manager VFM, the function entails accountability for engagement planning, performing, reporting and follow up and monitoring of VFM internal audit work. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Manager VFM in the planning and execution of all VFM audits.

1. Participate in engagement planning and provide technical assistance and coaching to audit team members,
2. Develop draft engagement audit programs,
3. Ensure that the work of team members is performed in accordance with professional and organizational standards,
4. Provide technical assistance to internal audit team in compiling, drafting and completing internal audit work,
5. Review audit work paper of a completed engagement to ensure that they are documented in accordance with audit methodology,
6. Prepare draft audit reports and submit to the Audit Manager,
7. Perform follow up related to audit findings,2
8. Provide informal, day-to-day coaching and guidance to other Auditors, share knowledge of
specialty areas to build knowledge and capabilities across Internal Audit Directorate.
9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Audit Manager VFM or the Director of Internal Audit.

Job Qualifications and Skills
a) Qualifications
Ø Graduate in Engineering, Project Management or equivalent.
Ø Masters qualification in relevant field is an added advantage,
Ø 3 years of relevant work experience
Ø Professional business, engineering or auditing qualification is preferred.
Ø Possession of Masters Degree will be added advantage.

b) Skills
Ø Strong skills in technical audit of construction works
Ø Strong report preparation and writing skills,
Ø Ability to exercise professional judgment, including assessing risk and balancing competing priorities,
Ø Expert planning and organizing skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities,
Ø Demonstrate ability to conduct Performance Audit in the financial institution,
Ø Expert knowledge of VFM or performance auditing and thorough knowledge of internal controls and risk assessment,
Ø High level of knowledge of trends and best practices in internal control,
Ø Must be computer literate. Hands on experience on use of Apex and ACL will be an
added advantage.

Mode of application:
Applications in writing enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of relevant certificates, contact address including telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees to be addressed to the undersigned.

Please take note of the following;

Applications without latest CVs will not be considered;
Director, Human Resources and Administration
National Social Security Fund,
P.O. Box 1322,

The closing date for submission will be on 15th December, 2014. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.