The Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from the World Bank is implementing the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Regional Investment Financing Project (ACDCP) which aims to enhance Public Health Security capacity by supporting the establishment of infectious disease control systems on the African continent.
The Africa CDC is a specialized technical institution of the African Union established to support public health initiatives of Member States and strengthen the capacity of their public health institutions to detect, prevent, control, and respond quickly and effectively to disease threats. To help Africa CDC and countries in the region cope with the burden of disease threats and outbreaks, the World Bank has provided funding to the Africa CDC headquarters in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) and the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) for strengthening vital institutional capacities to execute measurable public health functions through the Africa Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention Regional Investment Financing Project (ACDCP).
The overall Project Development Objective (PDO) is to support Africa CDC to strengthen continental and regional infectious disease detection and response systems.
a. Duty Station:
Zambia National Public Health Institute PIU, Lusaka
b. Reports to: Project Coordiantor – ACDCP
c. Title: Internal Auditor (X1)
Objective of the assignment
The Internal Auditor will primarily be responsible for providing assurance that the systems of internal controls, risk management and governance arrangements are operating effectively and efficiently. The IA will undertake systems compliance audit of the institution, ensuring that Project complies with provision of the financing agreement, disbursement letter and project implementation manual. The IA will also be responsible for ensuring that audit reports are prepared on time and shared with the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance. The Internal Auditor will work closely with the Director Internal Audit Unit at the Ministry Headquarters:
Duties and Responsibilities
The Internal Auditor (IA) shall carry internal audits of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Regional Investment Financing Project (ACDCP) in accordance with international standards of auditing as issued by the International Internal Audit Standards Board (IIASB).
The IA will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:
Duration of the assignment:
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum Professional Qualifications:
Method of Application
Interested candidates should obtain detailed Terms of Reference from this link: http://znphi.co.zm/news/employment-opportunity and further information from address below during office hours i.e. 08.00 to 13.00 hours and 14.00 hours to 17.00 hours.
Application letters addressed to the Permanent Secretary (Administration), Ministry of Health, should include certified copies of academic / professional certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable references. Applications must be submitted in hard copy to the address below or deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Health, Ndeke House, Haile Selassie Road, ground floor of Ndeke House by or before 27th May 2022 before 10:30 hours local time. Envelopes
should clearly “indicate the position applied for” under the Africa CDC Regional Investment Financing Project (167916). If submitted in electronic copies, they must be submitted to the email addresses indicated below by the above stated time and date. The email subject line should clearly “indicate the position applied for”
Chief Procurement and Supplies Officer,
Ministry of Health,
P.O Box 30205,
Lusaka – Zambia,
Tel: +260 211 253040/5