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Namibia Airports Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification

Head: Internal Audit

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05 Jun 2018


22 Jun 2018

Days Left before deadline



The Namibia Airports Company is a wholly State-owned company established in terms of the NAC Act (Act No. 25 of 1998) and governed by the State-owned Enterprises Act (Act No. 2 of 2006) and companies Act (Act No. 28 of 2004), to undertake the operation, management and control of certain aerodromes in Namibia, and to provide for incidental matters.

Suitably qualified and highly motivated candidates are invited to apply for the following position:



The incumbent reports to the Chief Executive Officer.


Purpose of this Position:

To manage and provide strategic leadership to the internal audit function for the Namibia Airports Company. To ensure that the internal audit function provides an independent and objective assurance, consulting services, analysis and appraisals designed to add value and improve the company’s operations and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls environment.


Job Competencies include:

  • Internal Audit management
  • Internal Audit Compliance and assurance framework
  • Human Resource Management and Administration


Personal Competencies:


  • Knowledge of relevant legislations and regulations affecting the company;  
  • A good understanding of risk management principles and techniques;
  • Sound knowledge of internal audit frameworks;
  • Ability to coordinate and manage a complex workload and work on tight deadlines;
  • Able to write and present formal reports on highly complex internal audit matters;
  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communication in a proactive manner;
  • Sound knowledge of the NAMCODE and King III;
  • Analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to observe and understand business processes;
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application of risk and control concepts;
  • Strong organization, planning and follow up skills;
  • Good communication and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with people at all levels; and
  • Ethical conduct, high integrity and discretion when handling confidential information.


Educational Requirements / Experience:


  • Honours degree NQF Level 8 in auditing, accounting, finance or the equivalent combination of the required education;
  • Must be a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors or similar professional body and must have completed articles;
  • A minimum of at least six (6) years internal audit, risk management work experience with at least three years’ supervisory experience; and
  • A relevant professional certification i.e. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is highly recommended.

Closing date for application: 22 June 2018

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (including career path to date, and contactable references), and non-returnable certified copies of qualifications, certificates, transcripts and identity document should be forwarded to:


The Strategic Executive:  Human Resources Department

Namibia Airports Company

Windhoek Head Office

154 Independence Avenue

5th Floor, Sanlam Centre

P O Box 23061


Telephone number: (061) 295 5140


E-mailed and faxed applications shall not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

No documents will be returned to unsuccessful candidates.

                                               The Company reserves the right to conduct detailed background checks.