NACOSTI Internal Audit Jobs Kenya

NACOSTI Internal Audit Jobs Kenya

Reporting to the Commission Board, the Deputy Director, Internal Audit will head the Internal Audit Department.


  • Developing and coordinating implementation of audit strategies, policies and procedures to ensure achievement of Commission’s objectives;
  • Preparing and coordinating the implementation of the risk based annual audit plan in consultation with Management and Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
  • Coordinating the preparation of audit reports on completion of each assignment to ensure timely issuance to Management for implementation of recommended actions;
  • Monitoring progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from both internal and external audits;
  • Coordinating execution of special audits/investigations;
  • Preparing and presenting quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
  • Providing secretariat duties to the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
  • Evaluating the performance of staff in the Department to ascertain efficiency and effectiveness in work performance in meeting the objectives of the function; and
  • Developing budgets and work plans to match operational requirements with available funds, control and manage the budget and expenditure.


  • Masters degree in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;
  • CPA (K)/ACCA finalist;
  • Member of ICPAK in good standing;
  • Member of the IIA/ISACA in good standing;
  • At least ten (10) years’ relevant experience gained from a reputable public or private organization;
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in management;
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated results in
    work performance
    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution; and
  • Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
  • Proficiency in IT;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Strategic thinking;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  • Team player;
  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;

    How to Apply

  • Interested Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates. Additionally, they should provide names of three (3) referees one of whom must be an immediate or past supervisor. A copy of National Identity Card, details of Remuneration History and Current contact MUST be provided.
  • Applications MUST clearly indicate the Reference Number of the Vacancy applied for and should be sent by post or hand delivered to:

    The Director General
    National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
    NACOSTI Headquarters Building, Kabete Off Waiyaki Way
    P.O. Box 30623 – 00100
    Nairobi, KENYA

  • On or before 5.00 p.m. 4th December, 2018
  • The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply. Women, Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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