Chief Internal Auditor

Website Zambia Postal Services Corporation

Job Title: Chief Internal Auditor
Grade: P10
Department: Audit
Reporting Line: Postmaster General (CEO)

Purpose of Role

The Zambia Postal Service Chief Internal Auditor oversees and performs auditing duties to ensure that the Corporation is in compliance with all regulations and policies.

Duties and Key Responsibilities

1.      Develops and implements short and long-term internal audit strategies and programmes aimed at providing an independent and objective opinion on controls, checks, and corporate governance through the Risk and Audit Committee.

2.      Prepares timely and accurate reports of audit findings and recommendations for management’s attention and ensures adequate follow-ups.

3.      Manages audit reviews and provides recommendations to line management.

4.      Reviews and records actions taken by management to correct audit findings.

5.      Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of controls, checks and governance measures in place by facilitating the achievement of the University’s agreed objectives.

6.      Leads the assurance of the adequacy of the embedded controls in new and/or reviewed policies, procedures, processes and systems.

7.      Develops and executes internal audit plans, which are aligned with the University’s risk assessment.

8.      Provides an annual assessment of the University’s systems of internal control.

9.      Ensures financial management and other operating systems are accurate and reliable.

10.  Provides strategic leadership to the Audit Team.

11.  Maintains a current knowledge base of audit industry practices to ensure best practices.

12.  Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Detail oriented with technical aptitude and ability to perform function effectively.
  • Capacity to work under pressure, prioritize, multi tasks and meet deadlines.
  • High personal standards of professionalism, trustworthiness and high level of integrity.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • High levels of personal organization to ensure timely and accurate reports.
  • Effective Communicator.
  • Ability to recognize and respond to diverse thinking and learning styles.
  • Detail oriented with technical aptitude and ability to perform function effectively.
  • Must have high ethical standards, credibility and commitment to best practices.
  • Good understanding of Internal Audit trends.
  • Thorough Knowledge of Zambian laws and legislations.
  • Must have knowledge of risk-based internal audit.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) certificate.
  • Certified with ACCA, CIMA, ZICA or equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Accountancy.
  • Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).
  • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Certification from the Institute of Internal Auditors such as CIA, CISA, CISSP or any other information System.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Internal Audit of which at least 5 years should be at Head of Department level.

Mode of Application

All Interested candidates can submit hardcopies of application letters with supporting certificates and a detailed C.V via EMS to the address below:

The Senior Manager Human Resources

Zambia Postal Services Corporation

Plot 17/18, Arusha Street

P.O Box 71845

NDOLA

The Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 28th June, 2024.

Zampost is an equal opportunity employer.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.