Manager - Internal Audit & Compliance, QMS & SMS (Aviation)

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Lusaka (Zambia)



The Company Background
Zambia Airways (2014) Limited is a National Carrier incorporated in 2014 with the aim of boosting international trade and tourism in the country. Zambia Airways is a Joint Venture (JV) between the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Ethiopian Airlines (ET).
Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy Limited-BEMCONSULT has been given the mandate by Zambia Airways to assist in the identification and recruitment of highly qualified professionals in the Regional Aviation Sector.

Location         :           Zambia
Reports to     :           CEO
Job Purpose
The Internal Audit & Compliance Manager will provide assurance services to management & the board on the effectiveness of the operations risk management through conducting of risk based audits on safety and quality critical activities of Zambia Airway’s operations.
Summary of Key Responsibilities;
  • Conduct quality auditing to review and evaluate the existence and effectiveness of the relevant control system on performance and operations, finance, Enterprise facility and property
  • Ensure that the Airline has an effectively working integrated Management system (IMS) for quality, safety, occupational health, emergency response, security and environment.    
  • Develops and recommends plans, policies and objectives management audit, financial audit, quality audit, facility and property audit and security functions audit
  • Provide assurance services to management & the board regarding quality and safety issues by coordinating and reviewing the effectiveness of quality & Safety assurance programs in all operational areas.
  • Fights corruption & fraud in the airline through educating all personnel on prevention methods and investigating areas exposed for corruption/fraud
  • Manage relations with outside organisations, Regulatory Authorities (CAA, FAA, SAFA, etc.) & professional associations (IIA, ACFE, ISACA, etc.) on all matters pertaining to the job
  • Maintain relations with the Auditor General and/or representatives in Zambia on audit matters.

Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Business or Equivalent. OR Full ACCA/CIMA
  • An MBA will be an added advantage
  • Must have a Minimum of 7 years proven experience in Airlines Quality/ Safety/Occupational Heals/ Auditors or related areas with at least 2 years management experience as Manager or Equivalent Level.
  • Must have attended Quality Assurance/Auditing Course or Aviation Auditor Course
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body (IIA, ACFE or ISACA)

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : and  
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.