Manager, Internal Audit and Risk Management Jobs in Kenya

Manager, Internal Audit and Risk Management Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a chartered private Christian University whose vision is to be a world class University raising a generation of professionals and transformational leaders. The seat of the University is situated in Meru with campuses in Nairobi and Mombasa. We would wish to invite qualified applicants for the following positions:

  • The Manager, Internal Audit and Risks management shall functionally report to the Audit, Risk, Governance and Sealing Committee of Council and administratively to the Vice Chancellor

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop a flexible annual audit plan using risk-based methodology and present the plan to the Audit, Risk, Governance, and Sealing Committee of the Council for review and approval.

  • To identify and asses potential risks including fraud, in line with pre-defined university risk management framework.

  • To implement the annual audit plan as approved, including any special tasks, investigations or projects appropriately requested by the university management and the Audit, Risk, Governance and Sealing Committee.

  • To develop a quality assurance program in compliance with IPPF framework.

  • To evaluate, assess and advise on significant changes in the university functions, new services, operations and control processes coincident with university growth.

  • To regularly review the adequacy of controls established to ensure accurate, reliable and timely information relevant for decision making.

  • To review all established university procedures and systems in order to recommend for improvements.

  • To appraise the use of university resources with regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

  • To conduct the audit review projects in conformance to ISPPI for presentation to the ARGSC for improvement, and follow up on the implementation of recommendations.

  • To appraise and evaluate the effectiveness of the university’s risk management framework and processes.

  • To assist in the investigation of suspected fraudulent activities within the university and notify the results/findings to the Audit, Risk, Governance and Sealing Committee of the Council.

  • To carry out ad hoc appraisal, investigations or reviews deemed necessary or as appropriately requested by the university management or the Audit, Risk, Governance and Sealing Committee of the Council.

  • Advise Management on risk management and assist in building capacity for the same.

  • Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

    Requirements for
    the Position

  • A Master’s Degree in Finance and Accounting or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Business Administration or Management or a related area from a university that is recognized in Kenya.

  • Be a Certified Public Accountant (K) or hold equivalent recognized professional qualification in Accounting and Finance.

  • Qualified professional in CISA, CFE, CFIP, CRMA, or CRISC

  • At least six (6) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or equivalent organization in the corporate sector with at least three (3) years in a senior audit position.

  • Membership of the relevant professional body that is recognized in Kenya.

    How to apply:

  • Interested candidates should submit three (3) hard copies and a soft copy of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID card or passport, and any other relevant testimonials.

  • Three hard copies marked as per the position should be sent to:

    The Vice Chancellor
    Kenya Methodist University
    P. O. Box 267 – 60200

  • An electronic copy in PDF format to the Vice Chancellor through email address application-


  • To be received on or before 8th June 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring the following:

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

  • Higher Education Loans Board.

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

  • Credit Reference Bureau.

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.

  • Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.

  • All the positions above require individuals who are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism.

  • KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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