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Sanlam Assurances Générales Plc is seeking to recruit a highly-skilled, self-motivated, and experienced person to fill the position/post of Internal Auditor.

The person holding this position will be reporting to the Head of the Internal audit department. As part of the IA team, he/she will help perform the planned risk-based audits and any management consulting-related requests assigned to him.


  • Participate in the preparation and execution of the annual internal audit plan.
  • Independently perform audits following the internal audit plan.
  • Monitor tasks progress with all team members during an audit and resolve any challenges encountered by the team.
  • Prepare high-quality Internal Audit deliverables as listed in the Sanlam Group Internal Audit Methodology using the existing templates.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant fields, Master’s Degree in these fields is preferred and
  • Professional Audit Certificate (ACCA/CPA/CIA/CISA) finalized or in an advanced stage of the certification process would be an added advantage
  • Three years of progressively responsible full-time experience as an Auditor.
  • Background in Insurance, preferably general insurance.
  • Assess the company’s risks and the efficacy of its risk management efforts,
  • Experience in Risk-Based Auditing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.
  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Fluent in English both writing and speaking.
  • Exceptionally strong reporting writing skills.


  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).
  • Working knowledge in Audit software packages.
  • A global mindset
  • Able to work under pressure

The application should include the following:

  • Motivation letter
  • Updated CV, including three professional references. References should include the current direct supervisor and previous direct supervisors with their full names, phone number, and email address.
  • Copies of degrees or certificates
  • Copy of national ID card/passport.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their application file (CV and cover letterall in one document before Tuesday, 22nd February 2022 using the "Apply for this job" button below.