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Audit and Risk Department


The Department conducts independent and objective assurance and consulting activities within the Council. Fundamental to the attainment of this objective is the review of internal controls, risk management and Governance processes of the Council.


The Departments is made up of two units, namely the Internal audit unit and Risk management unit. The Departments is headed by the Director of Internal Audit and Risk management. The Director reports administratively to the Registrar and Functionally to the Chairperson of the Board through the Audit Committee. Below is the structure of the Department:

Finance department


The Departments undertakes a number of activities in the Council which includes the following:

  • Financial Audits
  • Compliance Audits
  • Operational audits
  • Value for Money Audits
  • ICT audits


The primary operational policies guiding and directing the performance of the functions in the Department includes the following:

  • Internal Audit Charter
  • Internal Audit manual
  • Risk Management policy
  • Fraud management policy