Kabete National Polytechnic Principal Audit/Risk Officer – Jobs in Kenya

Besides the job specific requirements, all interested applicants must have the following individual qualities:

Organizational, managerial and administrative skills.

Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions.

Ability to work with minimum supervision.

Creativity and innovativeness.

Professionalism and integrity.

Interpersonal skills including being a team player.

Effective communication skills.

Effective Oral/Written Communication skills.

Target setting; Administration skills; Team leadership; and

Problem solving.

Job Specific Requirements

KNP/2022/3: Principal Audit/Risk Officer (1 post)

Terms of Service: KNP/5 (Permanent)

Salary Scale: KShs 49,000 × 2170 – 51,170 × 2,550 – 53,720 × 2,650 – 56,370 × 2,780 – 59,120 ×
2920 – 62,040 × 3,000 – 65,120 × 3,440 – 68,560 × 3,590 – 72,150 × 3,790 – 75,940 × 3,810 – 79,740 × 3,810 – 83,550 × 3,810 – 87,360 p.m.

House Allowance: As applicable in Nairobi County

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

Carrying out audit inspections of Institute’s records.

Carrying out audit checks and identifying any accounting errors.

Collecting data on periodical financial returns, estimates and expenditure.

Participating in developing and updating internal audit manual.

Stocktaking and carrying out risk assessment, corruption risk assessment and anti-corruption awareness activities.

Examining vouchers, cashbooks, ledgers confirming the propriety and accuracy of
the transactions; auditing of systems and processes.

Undertaking audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports.

Carrying out institutional risk evaluation, and efficiency audit.

Conducting financial and systems audit.

Selecting, evaluating and implementing risks mitigation strategies.

Reporting on risks status and mitigation actions.

Monitoring risk exposure and advice the management.

Identifying, analyzing, integrating and assessing areas of risks.

b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

Served in the grade of Internal Auditor II or in a comparable position for a minimum period of at least four (4) years.

Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

Passed Part III of Professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, ACA, CIA, CISA,
CRISC or ACMA from a recognized institution.

Be a registered member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) (Kenya Chapter) or any
other a relevant professional body.

Demonstrate proficiency in computer use and applications.
The details of the posts and applications procedures can be accessed from the website,
www.kabetepoly.ac.ke . Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF
application forms, fill and submit via email to recruit2022@kabetepoly.ac.ke and also copy to
knprecruit2022@gmail.com so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022
11 am.
No hard copies of the applications will be processed.

Kabete National Polytechnic is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and Persons
Living with Disability (PWD) or from marginalized groups or minority communities are encouraged
to apply.

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