University of Eldoret Deputy Chief Internal Auditor Jobs Kenya

University of Eldoret Deputy Chief Internal Auditor Jobs Kenya

The University of Eldoret is a public University with nine (9) schools namely; Agriculture and Biotechnology; Business and Management Sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering; Environmental Studies; Human Resource Development; Natural Resource Management and Science.

It has over 20,000 students, 1,500 employees and land measuring 1,057 acres.

The University has a Vision of being a “premier university that is globally visible in knowledge generation and technological innovations” and a Mission of providing high quality education and training in science, agriculture and technology that promotes networking, partnerships and linkages with other institutions and industry”.

The University therefore invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position listed below:

Deputy Chief Internal Auditor


  • MBA (Accounting/Finance option) or its equivalent in addition to B.Com or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • CPA(K) or its equivalent
  • At least five (5) years working experience as Internal Auditor, three (3) of which must have been at a senior management position
  • ICPAK Membership or its equivalent
  • Computerized Information Systems Audit (CISA) certification
  • Must be computer literate
  • Continuous Management training lasting not less than six (6) weeks

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate preparation, approval by the Audit Committee, and implementation of annual audit plans.
  • Ensure proper interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control.
  • Responsible for coordination of Audit department’s activities, including staff training and development.
  • Liaising with external auditors and ensure implementation of their recommendations.
  • Developing and updating the Charters for the Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC) as well as that for the Internal Audit Department and ensure
    that they are duly approved University of Eldoret is ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Review effectiveness of the risk management system and strategies, and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Review the adequacy of internal policies, procedures and processes to ensure necessary and sufficient internal controls are in place.
  • Make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed, report on the findings and recommendations and monitor management’s response and
  • Implement the annual audit plan and present a report to the Council Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC) on a quarterly basis.
  • Ensure compliance with sound internal audit principles, relevant statutes, government policies, and best practices.
  • Staff management including ensuring target setting, performance evaluation, mentoring, training and development of staff in the department.

    Other Operational Responsibilities:

  • Carry out special assignments including investigations and recommend controls
    to mitigate risks.
  • Designing and coordinating the execution of an annual audit plan in compliance with conventional audit guidelines and best practices.
  • Maintain Audit working files to ensure working papers are complete and that available audit evidence fully supports audit opinions and recommendations.
  • Receive and
    review external auditor’s reports and management responses there to including the actions taken to address material issues raised.
  • Review the University’s operations with regard to compliance with the relevant statutes, policies, rules, regulations, administrative government circulars and guidelines.
  • Ensure proper preparation of audit reports, presentation of the same to the Audit
    and Risk Management Committee (ARMC) on quarterly basis and implementation of audit recommendations.

    Terms and conditions

  • Terms and Conditions: Finance Officer, Deputy Chief Internal Auditor, Registrar Administration and Deputy University Librarian are permanent and pensionable positions within the university and carry competitive remuneration package which include among others, basic salary, medical cover; house, transport and leave allowances.
  • The Farm Manager’s position will be on a 3-year renewable contract, subject to satisfactory performance.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested applicants should submit ten (10) copies of their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, e-mail address, telephone contacts, postal address, current post, copy of current pay slip, copy of their original National Identification Card (ID), certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials.
  • A soft copy must also be sent to the email addresses provided below.
  • Applicants for grades 14 & 15 to send their applications to the Chairman of Council,
    while those for grades 13 and below to send their applications to the Vice Chancellor.

    All applicants must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by getting clearances from the following bodies:

  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
  • Commission for University Education (CUE) and
  • Current certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service (NPS).
  • They should also provide three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and areas of specialization, one of which must be a recent/last employer.
  • Applicants are also advised to request their referees to write references directly to the
  • Applications should be received on or before Thursday, 24th January, 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The University of Eldoret is an equal opportunity employer thus, women, persons with disability and minority groups are encouraged to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; University of Eldoret Deputy Chief Internal Auditor Jobs Kenya

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