Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Chief Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Chief Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Requirements for Appointment:

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Chief Internal Auditor DPP 4 or in a comparable and relevant position in the public sector or private sector for a minimum period of two (2) years:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) Accounting/Finance option or Master of Science (MSC}-Auditing and Consultancy, 'Finance
    option form a recognized University;

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance) Option, Business Administration (Accounting option) or its approved equivalent from a
    recognized institution;

  • Auditing/risk management course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • Thorough understanding of National and ODPP goals and translating them in the audit function;

  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and Results; and

  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (ILA) or Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Certified
    Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with a valid practising Licence,

  • NOTE: Possession of a Strategic Leadership Development programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

    Core Skills/Competencies

    In addition to the above requirements an officer must have the following skills;

  • Problem solving

  • Analytical skills.

  • Negotiation skills.

  • Organizational Skills.

  • Leadership skills’

  • Communication skills.

  • Presentational skills.

    Personal Qualities

    In addition to the above requirements an officer must have the following

  • Counselling skills

  • Computer Literacy

  • Interpersonal Skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Ability to lead and manage teams.

  • Mentoring and coaching.

  • Exhibit high levels of professionalism.

  • Creativity and innovation.

  • Result oriented.

  • Passion for continuous professional development.

  • Meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2020;

  • Integrity, Leadership, Honesty, Accountability and Discipline in the service
    to people.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    An officer at this level will head the Audit division and he/she will be responsible directly to the Director of Public Prosecutions professionally and administratively for efficient and effective management of the division.
    Specifically, duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Spearhead development and implementation of overall audit and risk management policies to ensure alignment of ODPP strategy with the overall
    National development strategy;

  • Spearhead development and implementation of the audit and risk strategy for ODPP to ensure alignment of the audit operations with the overall ODPP strategies;

  • Provide leadership in development of new and review existing ODFP audit and risk policies and procedures to provide guidelines for the implementation of the audit strategy:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of ODPP Audit Framework to ensure delivery of audit services in an organized manner that meets the set
    audit quality standards;

  • Coordinate activities of the Internal Audit Division with those of other assurance providers to ensure the audit exercise is synchronized and directed al the achievement of the ODPP audit strategy:

  • Advise the Accounting Officer on audit matters to identify gaps in resource utilization and recommend solutions to the gaps;

  • Oversee any special audit investigations of any suspected fraudulent and corrupt activities within the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution;

  • Spearhead the preparation and implementation of the audit budget to ensure allocation of sufficient resources for the implementation of the audit strategy in ODPP;

  • Oversee the preparation of the ODPP audit annual plans to ensure the audit plan supports the achievement of the strategy as well as the efficient and effective utilization of allocated resources:

  • Oversee the development of divisional work and individual Annual Work plans to facilitate achievement of Audit Division strategy;

  • Coordinate staff appraisal within the Division in liaison with Human Resource
    Management Division;

  • Safeguard ODPP resources by monitoring their movements to ensure they are put to the intended purposes by advising against misuse and wastage;

  • Oversee capacity building to ensure the Division has competencies required in the delivery of quality services and monitor performance in order to achieve objectives of the Division;

  • Coaching and mentoring of staff;

  • Monitor the delivery of audit services in line with audit standards to ensure a minimal number of incidents caused by exposure to preventable risks, in order for ODFP to garner the trust of stakeholders in public prosecutions:

  • Monitor the implementation of audit recommendations in ODPF to ensure quality and timeliness;

  • Establish liaison with the external auditor on internal control issues to ensure appropriate solutions and strategies are identified in order be protect ODPP from preventable risks;

  • Spearhead the development and implementation of the Internal Audit Charter for ODPF to ensure quality service delivery by the audit division;

  • Monitor the utilization of software and data analytical tools to enhance the efficiency of the audit process;

  • Coordinate supplier performance management through the analysis of value delivered against signed contracts and services provided by suppliers, in order to achieve value for money for ODPP;

  • Provide guidance on review of Audit Reports and present to ODPP management to re appropriate solutions are developed and implemented in
    order to protect ODPP from risks that interfere with the delivery of service;

  • Provide guidance on preparation of annual auditors' reports for all audited accounts;

  • Monitor verification and scrutiny of the books at accounts and provide appropriate advice;

  • Provide guidance in development and maintenance of database of audit and Task management activities;

  • Guide in interpretation of financial policies, controls and regulations of ODFP
    management for sound audit principles practices in ODPP;

  • Provide guidance on review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems in ODFP:

  • Participate as secretary to the ODPP’s Audit Committee to capture the recommendations of the committee on risk management al ODPP and implement as appropriate;

  • Developing and implementing relevant control systems to ensure that the Government gets value for money on pols delivered and services rendered:

  • Coordinating the implemented control systems to ensure the accuracy, correctness and funding availability of AIFs issued to ODPT field stations,

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Chief Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

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