KNCHR Deputy Director - Internal Auditor & Risk Jobs in Kenya

KNCHR Deputy Director - Internal Auditor & Risk Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures, plans, strategies, standards and guidelines relating to the functions of the Internal Audit & Risk to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the Commission’s mandate.

Managerial Responsibilities

  • Oversee the formulation, implementation and review of internal audit policies required to perform independent assessment of systems, controls and efficiencies in pursuit of the achievement of the Commission’s strategic goals.

  • Oversee the implementation of all division’s programs to enhance the strategic goals and mandate of the Commission.

  • Oversee the preparation of statutory and compliance reports in order to provide recommendations.

  • Provide oversight on the review of the Commission’s risk management framework.

  • Coordinate the development of the division’s budget.

  • Undertaking the implementation of the Commission’s human resource functions

  • Provide leadership in fostering synergy, communication and complementarities in the operations, interventions and strategies within the Commission to ensure effective delivery of the its mandate.

    Operational Responsibilities

  • Provide secretarial services to the Audit & Risk Committee in line with relevant laws, policies, and guidelines.

  • Report on the implementation of Audit & Risk Committee recommendations in order to ensure compliance with the Commission’s decisions.

  • Coordinate special projects including investigations into incidents of fraud and other irregularities as well as process re-engineering to ensure adequate response to emerging business risks.

  • Coordinate development of the Annual Audit and Risk Work Plan to guide the allocation of resources to the division.

  • Facilitate the meetings of the risk management committee to ensure coordinated approach towards reporting on Commission’s risks and controls.

  • Device and implement effective communication strategies for information flow between staff and other divisions in the Commission.

  • Monitoring and evaluating governance processes including the work performed by
    the board and its committees as well as the work performed by the executive leadership team.

  • Review and approve periodic reports on internal audit and risk at the Commission.

  • Review and approve the utilization of the division’s budget.

  • Review and report on the identification risks pertaining to the division to ensure adequate and effective controls are established

    Skills, Experience and Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following; Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent from a recognized institution

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting or Finance option), Business Management (Accounting or Finance option), Actuarial Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Completed Part III of Certified Public Accountancy examination

  • Must be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya

  • Eight years relevant experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization

  • Strategic Leadership Development course from a recognised Institution lasting not less than 6 weeks

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to lead and manage teams

  • Problem solving skills

  • Supervisory skills

  • Coaching and mentorship skills

  • Meet the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KNCHR Deputy Director - Internal Auditor & Risk Jobs in Kenya

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