Head of Internal Audit


The incumbent will be responsible for planning, organising and coordinating the Company's Internal Audit function to ensure the Company is provided with an independent and objective assurance service, designed to add value and improve all Company operations. S/he will assist Management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities, provide the Board and Audit Committee with an independent and objective assurance regarding good corporate governance.

Key Performance Areas

  • Implement fraud and corruption prevention mechanisms
  • Ensure availability of robust corporate governance structures and processes
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management processes
  • Review and report on the compliance of regulations, laws and guidelines in place
  • Provide accurate, timely and relevant information for effective decision making
  • Provide assurance on the existence, adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, policies and procedures


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Auditing/Accounting or equivalent
  • Professional qualifications in Audit or Accounting (ACCA, CIMA, CIA, CISA, BICA, CA)
  • A member of a professional association in good standing (eg IIA, ACCA, CIMA, BICA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor qualification would be an added advantage


Minimum of eight (8) years auditing experience, three (3) of which should have been at senior management


  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and auditing standards
  • Proficiency in information technology, particularly computer assisted audit techniques
  • Integrity and trustworthiness
  • Proven knowledge in the development of a strong control environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Strategic leadership
  • Decisiveness and assertiveness
  • Demonstrable compliance to the professional code of ethics and the standard of internal audit

Closing date and application instructions

All applications should include a cover letter with 3 referees, an up to date curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications and a certified copy of ID

Interested and qualifying candidates should forward their applications to:

Head of Human Capital

Botswana Oil Limited

Private Bag BO 173


The deadline for applications is 17th June 2019

Please note that correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only





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Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Professional Qualification
  • Accounting
  • Audit
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