Job Vacancy For Principal Internal Auditor

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is looking for a highly qualified and motivated person for the role of a Principal Internal Auditor.

Job Purpose

• To provide technical and operational support for the effective and efficient performance of the internal audit functions fo the Food and Drugs Authority

Duties and Responsibilities

• Supervise the collation of data for the formulation of policies
• Coordinate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes and guidelines for the department
• Supervise the development of the authority's audit universe and risk register
• Evaluate the effectiveness of internal control systems
• Prepare periodic and annual audit plans
• Collate data for the evaluation of the effectiveness of governance and risk management systems
• Lead in the conduct of periodic, special and annual audits
• Oversee the preparation of budget and work plan of the department
• Oversee the preparation of annual and other periodic reports of the unit
• Supervise and appraise the performance of subordinate staff
• Any other duties to be assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Auditing/Finance/Accounting or relevant area
• Must have a Master's Degree in a relevant area
• Must be a chartered member of a recognised and relevant professional body. (e.g ICA-GH / ACCA / CPA / CIMA)
• A minimum of 6 years post qualification relevant work experience, two of which must be in senior management position


• Good knowledge in financial management laws, regulations and fiscal policies
• Good leadership, networking and management skills
• Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Negotiating, lobbying and conflict management skills
• Ability to inspire and motivate staff
• Knowledge in relevant ICT applications
• Good strategic management skills
• Monitoring and evaluation skills
• Knowledge in administrative procedures
• Report writing skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Food and Drugs Authority
P.O. BOX CT 2783
Cantonments - Accra

All applications should be submitted via email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 10 October, 2019
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