Section 154 of the Constitution stipulates that the Clerk of Parliament and other Staff of Parliament are appointed on terms of conditions of service approved from time to time by the Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) and are Public Officers, distinct and separate from the Public Service. These appointments are on an open, performance based contract subject to the provisions of the Officers of Parliament (Terms of Service) Regulations, 2018, as amended from time to time.
Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zimbabwean citizens below the age of fifty (50), with a clean security, disciplinary, criminal record, to fill the permanent establishment vacant position of Principal Internal Auditor. Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage.
Grade : 6
Location : Internal Audit Department
Reports To : Director Internal Auditor
4.1 Reviewing the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting financial and other operating controls and promoting effective control at reasonable cost.
4.2 Appraising the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting, financial and other operating controls.
4.3 Promoting effective internal controls at reasonable cost.
4.5 Ascertaining compliance with established policies, plans and procedures.
4.6 Ascertaining the extent to which Parliament assets are accounted for and safeguarded from losses of all kinds.
4.7 Ascertaining the reliability of management data.
4.8 Appraising the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities.
4.9 Assisting in establishing appropriate policies and procedures to guide the internal audit function
4.10 Ensuring that the quality of audits is of high standard (i.e. quality control assurance)
4.11 Conducting risk assessment on a regular basis to ensure that a risk based auditing approach becomes successful.
4.12 Performing any other audit related duties as may be assigned by the Director Internal Audit
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
- A Degree in Auditing /Accounting or Business Studies;
- Full CIS / ACCA / CIMA / Equivalent
- 5 years in Public Administration, 2 of which are spent at Senior Auditor level;
- Sound knowledge of the PFMS;
- Assertiveness and well developed presentation and communication skills;
- Ability to work under pressure;
- High levels of integrity and professional ethics;
- Computer literacy;
In return, Parliament of Zimbabwe offers a comparatively competitive public sector remuneration package which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage. Applications, together with fully detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified educational and professional certificates, and three contactable referees, clearly showing which job is being applied for, should be hand-delivered and / or sent to:
The Clerk of Parliament
Corner Third Street & Nelson Mandela Avenue
P.O. Box CY 298
Alternatively, submissions can be e-mailed to: email@example.com. Canvassing and CV fraud will lead to automatic disqualification.
The closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 14th MARCH, 2022