Internal Auditor (1) (Re-Advertised)

The North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited (NWWSSCL) is a commercial utility, providing water and sanitation services in the North – Western Province. The Company has a vision of “striving for excellence in water supply and sanitation”. It is value driven and performance oriented and since inception in the year 2000 has been among the top performing utilities. NWWSSCL is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit high profile, self-motivated, innovative, honesty, committed, adequately qualified and appropriately experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions in a challenging environment. The Company operates in Eight (8) Districts.


Functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board and Administratively to the Managing Director


To provide effective management of the Internal Audit Unit and provide advice to the Board and Senior Management on policy matters, regulations and operational procedures and systems.

Main duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement annual audit plans based on sound risk assessments, directly linked to the achievement of the company mission and strategic objectives.
  • Formulate and implement an internal audit strategy aimed at identifying areas of high risk and advising the Board and management on available risk response options.
  • Review companywide systems of risk management and internal controls and their adequacy in controlling and managing risks.
  • Audit financial, operating, project and accounting control systems to ascertain their adequacy ,accuracy and reliability as basis for developing both internal and external reporting and for safeguarding company resources
  • Audit and review economy, efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Audit and review compliance with law, regulations and internal policies.
  • Under take special audits aimed at establishing control breaches, suspected fraud and corruption incidences.
  • Prepares timely, focused and sound management reports.
  • Board support to prepare, conduct and report the results of audits as delegated by the Audit Committee of the Board.
  • Chief advisor to the Managing Director and Management on identified risks.
  • To train and develop subordinates
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate with 5(five) ‘O’ levels including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Degree in accountancy, ACCA/CIMA/ZICA fully qualified or Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business or Commerce with Part Accounting qualification.
  • Possession of a recognized auditing professional qualification.
  • Membership to ZICA or EIZ and IIA.
  • Sober; mature with high levels of personal integrity.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, accuracy, deadline driven with excellent attention to detail team, team player with a flexible approach and willingness to learn and able to cope with pressure.
  • At least 5 years experience as an auditor 3 of which must be in a service Industry.
  • Past auditing experience in the water sector would be an added advantage.
  • Valid and clean driving license

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, day time contact telephone number(s) and at least three traceable referees should reach the undersigned not later than Monday January 26, 2018.

Managing Director
North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited
MEMA House
P O Box 110184

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