Director Internal Audit

Shortlisting stage of vacancy - only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Overview of role

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor and the Audit and Finance Committee, this position is the university’s chief audit executive who leads the development, implementation, and communication of the long term and annual audit programme and results.

Job description

As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director, Internal Audit works with academic leaders, senior administrators and staff, as well as other key stakeholders to align audit functions and accountabilities with institutional priorities and ensure adherence to best practice and IAIS and ethics.

Key performance areas include:

  • Directing and coordinating the development and implementation of the Internal Audit Operational Work Plan
  • Ensuring reduction in non-compliance arising out of Internal Audit interventions; enhancing efficiency as a result of implementation of Internal Audit recommendations
  • Monitoring and evaluating divisional follow-up on management implementation of audit recommendations and preparation and submission of periodic reports to the Audit Committee summarising results of audit activities for the respective periods.

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • You will need a master’s degree in Internal Auditing and Management or equivalent, and/or a professional qualification such as CIA, MIIA, ACCA, CIMA.
  • A professional membership of an internationally recognized professional body is required along with at least 8 years of experience in an internal audit environment preferably in a major institution in the Financial Sector or an Academic Institution of which five (5) years should have been at Director level.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 9 May, 2019.

Company profile

The Botswana International University of Science and Technology’s vision is to be a premier research-based university of Science, Engineering & Technology internationally recognised for the quality and excellence of its teaching and learning; research and innovation and engagement.



Palapye, Palapye
Match criteria
  • Eastern District
Education level
  • Masters Level
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