Senior Auditors - Public Procurement Commission
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REPORTS TO: Head, Operations
AGENCY: Public Procurement Commission (PPC)
PURPOSE: To examine, evaluate and analyse the procurement systems of the Government procuring entities.
- Sound Advice.
- Well formulated policies.
- Comprehensive audit programme on procurement contracts.
- Review procurement systems, procedure and manuals.
- Prepare audit reports.
- Analyse audit data.
- Train staff in the PPC.
RANGE OF ACTIVITIES:
- To advise the PPC on all discrepancies related to all procurement matters.
- To assist the PPC in formulating and administering appropriate policies for the efficient completion of public contracts.
- To advise on anomalies in procurement contracts.
- To develop a comprehensive audit programme for the monitoring of procuring entities and contracts.
- To review and provide an update on all audits conducted on public procurement and to recommend measures to improve the system
- To prepare audit reports audit with the necessary recommendations for improvements.
- To monitor the implementation of recommended improvements to the procurement systems to ensure adherence.
- To conduct special studies or investigations of procuring entities.
- To analyse data obtained from audits for evidence of deficiencies in control, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud, or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations and management policies or procedures.
- To review systems to determine procuring entities’ compliance with the Public Procurement Act and Regulations and Manuals.
- To perform any other related duties for the smooth functioning of the PPC.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy from a recognised institution or Level II ACCA PLUS three (3) years’ experience as an Auditor.
A Diploma in Accountancy from a recognised institution PLUS six (6) years’ experience as an Auditor.
DECISION MAKING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND IMPACT ON RESULTS:
- Decisions are made within defined parameters, set practice and adherence to performance standards. Sound decisions and advise must be given based on the findings of the agencies. Poor performance can lead to oversight of anomalies and can contribute to poor auditing procedures and practices.