IPOA Risk & Audit Committee - Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Risk & Audit Committee - Jobs in Kenya

Pursuant to Section 73(5) of the Public Finance Management Act. 2012 on Establishment of Audit Committees in all public entities, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) wishes to recruit two Audit Committee members, one of whom shall be appointed the Chairperson of the Committee.

As per guidelines issued by the Cabinet Secretary, the National Treasury, through Kenya Gazette Notice Vol CX Viii No. 40 of 15th April 2016, the Authority invites suitably qualified Kenyans to apply for the two positions.

Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the Committee is to assist the Authority to fulfill its oversight responsibilities
in respect to financial and governance reporting, process and systems internal control, risk
management, internal audit, and monitoring compliance with policy, laws, regulations and the
code of conduct.

Terms of Appointment

  • The members shall serve on a part-time basis for a period of three (3) years and may be
    eligible for re-appointment for a further one term only, subject to satisfactory performance.
  • The members will be entitled to allowances as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration
    Commission (SRC) from time to time.
  • The Risk and Audit Committee shall meet at least four times annually, and may from time to
    time meet on special notice.
    Requirements for Appointment

    To be appointed as Member the Committee, one should:
  • Hold a degree, preferably in accounting or finance, from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • Holders of CPA (K) in good standing with a Master’s degree will have an added advantage.
  • Have Knowledge and experience of not less than 7 years in Audit and or financial
  • Have knowledge and experience in risk management.
  • Served in Senior Management level for at least 10 years or Board with proven experience.
  • Be independent of the Authority, be knowledgeable of IPOA, have the requisite business and
    leadership skills and shall not be a political office holder,
  • Have knowledge and experience in
    public service/government operations.

    Other Requirements
  • Be persons of integrity and meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
  • A good understanding of government operation, financial reporting and auditing.
  • A good understanding of the objects, principles and functions of IPOA.
  • Dedicate sufficient time to the performance of the Risk and Audit Committee.
  • Shall not be past or present employee of IPOA.
  • Shall not have served as an employee or member or agent of a business or organization that
    has carried out any business with the Authority in the last two years.

    Candidates MUST submit together with their application letters clearance certificates from
    the following bodies: -

  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Credit Reference Bureau; and
  • Any Professional body to which the applicant is a member, where applicable.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications through the
    post office, by email or by hand-delivery, clearly indicating the position, on both the cover letter
    and envelope, together with a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, names
    and telephone contacts of three referees, so as to reach the Authority by 4th June, 2019 to:
    The Chairperson
    Independent Policing Oversight Authority
    1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd Floor
    P. O. Box 23035 – 00100

  • Email: audit@ipoa.go.ke
  • Candidates who applied previously are encouraged to reapply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Risk & Audit Committee - Jobs in Kenya

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