National Land Commission Head Internal Audit & Risk Management Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Head Internal Audit & Risk Management Jobs in Kenya


  • National Land Commission (NLC) is an Independent Constitutional Commission established and under Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and operationalized by the National Land Commission (NLC) Act,2012, the Land Act and the Land Registration Act, 2012.

  • The broad mandates of the Commission are inter-alia; to manage public land on behalf of the National and County Governments, recommend a National Land Policy to the National Government, advice the National Government on a Comprehensive program for the registration of Land throughout Kenya, to conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources and make recommendations to appropriate authorities and initiate investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint into present or historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress.

  • Conversely, Pursuant to Article 252 1(C) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and National Land Commission Act of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the
    following positions:

    Head Internal Audit & Risk Management

  • An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for the provision of independent objective assurance on the effectiveness of NLC risk management, internal controls and governance processes to support the achievement of the Commissions goals and objectives

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and provide thought leadership in the development and implementation of internal audit and risk management strategies, policies and procedures to achieve the Commission strategic objectives

  • Prepare risk based annual audit plans aligned to the Commission objectives for the continuous audit of the Commissions risk management, internal controls, governance processes and financial statements

  • Lead, coordinate and supervise audit and risk management staff to ensure implementation of audit plans as approved by the Audit and Risk Management
    Committee (ARMC) including preparation of individual assignment and audit plans

  • Develop accountability structures and monitor the performance indicators for the Internal Audit & Risk Management Department to meet its objectives

  • Develop and retain talent including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and on time in accordance with the established performance management system

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of appropriate risk management frameworks within the Commission’s goals and objectives

  • Explore and implement appropriate technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the audit and risk management department

  • Provide consulting inputs on various Commission activities including projects to add value and improve the commission’s operations

  • Create awareness on and improve the internal control culture within the Commission designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of objectives such as effectiveness and efficiency of operations and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Coordinate the implementation of the Fraud and Corruption policy of the Commission in liaison with other stakeholders for transparency

  • Support external auditors and other stakeholders as and when required in their mandate
    of examining and evaluating internal controls put in place to manage the risks which could affect the financial accounts to determine if they are working as
    intended

  • Provide Secretarial support to the Audit and Risk Management Committee during its various meetings.

  • Lead and coordinate preparation of the Departments annual budget and control and monitor its implementation.

  • Plan and coordinate the timely performance of special audit investigations and forensic audits as necessary to manage the risks which could affect the financial accounts to determine if they are working as intended

  • Prepare quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee to provide more timely financial data to internal and external stakeholders to seek out discrepancies in the data or breaches accounting ethics

  • Supervise and coordinate the audit cycle for each assignment and ensure timely issuance of reports to the CEO and Senior Management Team for implementation of recommended actions

  • Monitor the implementation of audit recommendations and report findings to the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Senior Management in the pursuit of the departments objectives

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration (MBA),
    Economics, Accounting, Risk Management, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized institution

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration (MBA),
    Economics, Accounting, Risk Management, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized institution

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Development programme lasting not less than six
    weeks from a recognized institution

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or its equivalent from a recognized institution is
    mandatory.

  • Member of a relevant professional association e.g. ICPAK & ACCA, IIA, ISACA

  • Twelve (12) years of service, five (5) of which should be in a comparable position from a
    reputable organization

    Applicants must possess knowledge and skills in the following areas;

  • Knowledge of relevant legislations on public procurement and public financial management.

  • Knowledge of relevant auditing and accounting standards

  • Knowledge of information management systems is essential

  • Possession of risk assessment skills and the ability to plan effectively to ensure adequate coverage of all High and critical risks is necessary.

  • Proficiency in computer application.

  • Budgeting skills

  • Good Communication skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Head Internal Audit & Risk Management Jobs in Kenya


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