MINISTRY OF FINANCE
Position: AUDITOR GENERAL – NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE
Government of Malawi, through the Ministry of Finance is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced Malawian candidates to fill a vacant post whose details are as follows: –
Post : Auditor General
Grade : B
Location : National Audit Office – Lilongwe
Age Limit : Not more than 55 years of age at the date of being appointed.
Terms of Employment : Five (5) years Contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance.
BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
The National Audit Office (NAO) is a government institution established under section 184 of the Constitution of Malawi. NAO is mandated to audit and report on the public accounts of Malawi, and has such other powers in relation to the public accounts of public authorities and bodies as prescribed by an Act of Parliament, in so far as they are compatible with the principal duties of the office.
In order to fulfil the organisation’s mandate effectively and efficiently with strategic leadership and management, a rare opportunity has arisen to engage a qualified person of Malawian origin to fill the position of Auditor General for the National Audit Office (NAO) tenable at its offices in Lilongwe.
This is a very demanding position which requires a person with high level of integrity and professionalism, strategic leadership, and managerial innovations to make the NAO competitive and vibrant.
SUMMARY OF THE JOB
The job-holder is responsible for overall management and operation of the organisation and ensuring that the NAO performs in accordance with its mandate as stipulated in the Public Audit Act (2003) and the Constitution of Malawi.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Auditor General shall be responsible for carrying out duties and responsibilities conferred on him by the Constitution, Public Audit Act or any other written law, and shall be responsible for the National Audit Office as follows:
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Applicants must possess:
MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested persons should submit their application letters that should include copies of relevant certificates and Curriculum Vitae which has phone numbers and names of three traceable referees to:
The Secretary to the Treasury
Ministry of Finance
P. O. Box 30049
Telephone: 265 01 789 355
Fax:265 01 789 173
Attention: Deputy Director of Human Resource Management and Development.
Closing date for receipt of the applications is Friday, 24th September, 2021.
Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.