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Internal Audit Manager

solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 17 countries. Our primary operations are in South Africa and the Rest of Africa, and we have niche businesses in Latin America and Asia. We have 12 million customers and 31,000 employees as at the end of 2017 and with over 170 years of heritage across sub-Saharan Africa, we are a crucial part of the communities we serve and broader society on the continent. The business is listed on the Johannesburg, London, Zimbabwean, Malawian and Namibian stock exchanges. The UAP Old Mutual Group comprises of three key players as a result of the acquisition of a controlling stake in Faulu in 2014 and UAP in 2015 by Old Mutual. The acquisition resulted in Old Mutual Kenya and UAP Holdings ( as well as Faulu Microfinance Bank ( forming one of the largest financial services groups with a growing footprint in East and Central Africa. The Group currently has operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Rwanda.  The Group now offers customers a comprehensive and enhanced range of financial services which include Investment, Insurance, Banking, and Savings as well as a wider and more accessible distribution network. The wider group also offers broad career growth prospects for employees. It therefore wishes to fill the below vacant position with qualified, experienced, and talented individual to strengthen its portfolio as a Pan – African Financial Services Group. The positions’ details are further outlined below.

Role Title:

Internal Audit Manager-1 Post

Business Unit(s):


Business /Function:

Internal Audit Manager



Reports To:

Managing Director

MDP Level:

Manager of self

Role Size


Job Summary

The role supports the Group Head of Audit in assisting the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the UAP-Old Mutual Group. The role will be responsible for execution of audit assignments for UAP-OM Rwanda

Key tasks and responsibilities

In consultation with the Group Head of Audit.

  • Manages, administers, and executes audits for UAP-OM Rwanda and from time to time within the East Africa region. The role may necessitate some travel within East Africa.
  • Helps the business to deliver the strategic initiatives successfully by focusing on the significant risks, both existing and emerging.
  • Delivers multiple audit assignments in time & in accordance with the Group Internal Audit (GIA) methodology & quality standards.
  • Interacts with and provides audit assurance to the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Understands the risk profile of the business, gains and applies extensive industry knowledge in the various business lines.
  • Provides independent opinion on risk & control environment for the various business units or processes.
  • Engages with business unit process owners to agree on audit deliverables, time frames and issues audit findings in relation to work done.
  • Challenges and influences the relevant executives to improve the governance, risk and control culture.
  • Meets key stakeholders to gain a better understanding of business expectations.
  • Provides clients with an understanding of GIA expectations and applies GIA protocols

Academic/Professional Qualifications and experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • Professional qualifications (CPA, ACCA, CISA, CIA).
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in the internal audit function and / or external audit function.
  • Experience in the financial services industry is an added advantage.

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective report writing ability.
  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact with Senior Management across various functions and departments within the UAP-OM Rwanda and UAP-OM Group.
  • Driven to deliver real value and quality service to a demanding and diverse client base.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Confident and self-motivated.
  • Organized and structured approach with ability to multi-task.
  • Quality orientation.
  • Honest, objective, and high integrity.
  • High standards of performance for self and others.

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Interested candidate are requested submit their applications by 5.00 p.m. 04th May 2021.

Applicants must possess or be in the process of applying for a POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE as at the time of making an application.

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.