Head of Internal Audit Unit - (1 Post)

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The Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (AUWSA) is a legally established entity responsible for the overall operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Arusha City. It is among of the best Authorities in Tanzania. The core function of the Authority is to deliver excellent water supply and sanitation services for all categories of customers and stakeholders in Arusha City.

In order to attain its vision and mission, AUWSA is seeking to recruit dynamic, experienced, competent and qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts within the Authority’s establishment.

Head of Internal Audit Unit - (1 Vacant Post)

Appointing Authority: Board of Directors.
Reports To: Managing Director

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
The successful applicant must be / have:
- Holder of Form IV / VI certificate.
- Holder of a Master Degree in Finance, Business Administration (majoring in Accounting)
from a recognized Institution.
- Must has a full professional qualification (CPA (T), ACCA, ACA, or CIMA) from a
recognized Institution and registered by NBAA under Associate or Fellow category.
- The Candidate must have working experience of at least eight (8) years in a relevant
field of which at least two (2) years should be in a senior position.

Employment Terms: 
Three years Contract - Renewable upon satisfactorily performance.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
(i) To supervise installation of internal control tools,
(ii) To prepare audit schedules and work plans of subordinates and ensure their
(iii) To review operational systems, procedures, policies, controls and guidelines and
recommend improvements.
(iv) To supervise the conduct of routine checks on the internal control system.
(v) To execute value for money audits, carry out risk assessment procedures and
devise risk mitigation measures.
(vi) To follow up on internal and external audits to ensure that queries are replied and
ensure that recommendations are implemented in time.
(vii) To execute special investigations, special inspections and surprise checks.
(viii) To advise the Managing Director on audit issues
(ix) To supervise review of financial manuals, policies, regulations and procedures.
(x) To oversee preparation of audit progress reports.
(xi) To conduct performance appraisal to all staff under the Unit.
(xii) To review audited annual accounts before submission to external auditors.
(xiii) To perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Managing Director/Bard of Directors.

The above vacancy carry an attractive competitive salary and remuneration package in accordance with the qualifications, required skills and experience stated in specific vacant post and AUWSA's Scheme of Service and Salary Structure.

i. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending their application
letters attached with copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
ii. The CV must incorporate all contacts telephone numbers, mobile, box numbers, e-mail and physical addresses.
iii. Form IV and VI result slips are strictly not accepted.
iv. Certificates from foreign examination bodies, Colleges or Universities should be verified by NECTA, NACTE or TCU.
v. Only short-listed candidates (who meet requirements) will be contacted for interview.
vi. In addition to the qualifications mentioned, the incumbent is expected to posses the following traits:

- Excellent communication skill.
- High integrity and ability to adapt to changes quickly.
- Capacity to work hard, under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
- Ability to work under teamwork spirit, establish and maintain effective working
relations with different people and stakeholders.
- Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Applications should be addressed to the undersigned so as to reach him/her not later than 31st

May, 2016.
P.O.BOX 13600,

Tel: + 250 4163, 250 6124,
Fax: 250 4163, 254 8981,
E-Mail: auwsa@habari.co.tz, auwsa@auwsa.or.tz
Website: www.auwsa.or.tz



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