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Vacancy: Principal Internal Auditor

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for the following vacancies existing at Blantyre City Council.

POST              :           Principal Internal Auditor

GRADE         :           M4/F

SALARY       :           In line with Terms and Conditions of Blantyre City Council



Accountant with either ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA with not less than four years work experience in a senior position.


Applicants must be serving Internal Auditors – Grade I/M7 in the Local Authorities with  a minimum of four (4) years’  experience


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Principal Internal Auditor will be responsible for the following:-

  1. Supervises internal audit staff
  2. Plans, organises, directs and controls all internal audit assignments.
  3. Liaises with the Human Resource section with regard to training programmes for the audit staff
  4. Checks systems and audits transactions to ensure that they comply with international standards
  5. Works with relevant officers to develop departmental risk profiles
  6. Produces annual risk profiles and suggest control measures
  7. Produces monthly and quarterly reports on all audit assignments carried out.
  8. Any other business as may be assigned from time to time.


  1. A self-starter with excellent planning and organizing skills

Hhighly analytical with a demonstratable track record

  1. A high level of integrity and professionalism with the capacity to develop staff in the section
  2. Excellent reporting skills.

All applications with copies of relevant certificates and detailed CVs should be addressed to the following address

The Executive Secretary

Local Government Service Commission

Off Paul Kagame Road

P.O Box 776


 The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, 24th November, 2023.