Created on 5th Sep 2022
Updated on 5th Sep 2022

The Inspectorate of Government (IG) is established by the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda under Chapter 13 and 14 as the Good Governance Institution and Anti-Corruption body of the country responsible for promoting and fostering strict adherence to the rule of law and principles of Natural Justice in administration; elimination and fostering the elimination of corruption, abuse of authority and public office and supervision and enforcement of the Leadership Code of Conduct.

The mission of the IG is “To promote Good Governance, Accountability and the Rule of Law in Public Office”

The IG now seeks to recruit suitably qualified, experienced and competent Ugandan professionals to fill the following vacancies:


Reports To: The Secretary Inspectorate of Government

Responsible for: Internal Auditors

Role: To supervise, implement and monitor the IG's internal audit function and ensuring the IG has an integrated internal audit framework in place. In addition, ensuring that the institution has the internal audit risk benchmarks for every Directorate and that all policies, systems and procedures are operating and implemented in accordance with best practice.

Key Result Areas

  • Develop the institution wide audit framework by identifying the high-risk areas within the institution, developing plans to address and mitigate against the risk.
  • Oversee the management and implementation, including follow up of internal audits, ensuring that they are managed and conducted in line with IG's guidelines and best practice.
  • Knowledge sharing and capacity building so as to raise awareness and importance of internal audit/ governance and risks for external stakeholders.
  • To lead the internal audit Team, in a manner that empowers them to deliver IGs goals and objectives.

Duties: The Manager will be responsible to the Secretary for performing the following duties:-

  • Coordinating and reviewing audit plans and programs based on risk profile of the IG.
  • Ensuring compliance to rules and regulations in all audit engagements.
  • Guiding, directing and supervising audit execution.
  • Reviewing and issuing internal audit reports.
  • Coordinating internal audit activities with Audit Committees, Internal Auditor General and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Assessing implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Appraising and developing internal audit staff.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Person Specifications:

a) Minimum Qualifications, Competences and Experience

  • Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance plus
  • Full Professional qualification in Accountancy like ACCA,CPA, CIMA or equivalent professional qualification in Accountancy awarded by an Institution recognized by IFAC.
  • Membership of a recognized Accounting or Auditing professional body.
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline such as; Financial Management or Business Administration or Management field obtained from recognized awarding institution.
  • Possession of additional qualifications like CIA, CFE, CISA will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience three (3) of which should have been served at Principal Level as an Auditor in Government or an equivalent level of experience in internal audit from a reputable organization.
  • Reasonable knowledge and experience in Risk Management.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills including motivating team.
  • Knowledge and experience with international accounting and auditing Standards including IPSAS.
  • Good understanding of relevant Ugandan Tax and Procurement Laws.
  • Strong writing and reporting skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of Integrity.

b) Age limit: 35 - 50 years

c) Remuneration and Benefits:
This position is placed in the IG's salary scale IG-2

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates who meet the specifications above should apply to;

The Secretary, Appointments Board
Inspectorate of Government
5th Floor Jubilee Insurance Building
Parliament Avenue
P.O Box 1682

To reach not later than September 23, 2022, 5:00pm, local time.

The application forms can be down loaded from the internet address below.
Download Application Form

Please hand deliver or email your detailed C.V, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials, day time telephone numbers, postal and E-mail address. In addition include telephone numbers of three competent referees, who should not be relatives.

Any form of canvassing for a post shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Submission Deadline: 23rd Sep 2022