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Director, Audit Services Grade 2

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Job Purpose
The job holder shall undertake leadership role in the Directorates of Audit Services and shall be the Secretary to the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee of the Board.
Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) A minimum twelve (12) years in relevant work and at least five (5) years in Senior Management role in a position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
(ii) Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics, Civil Engineering, Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iv) Be in possession of any of the following: Certified Public Accountants (CPA K), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certificate in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(v) Full membership with ICPAK and from either IIA, ISACA, ACCA, ACFE or any other recognized professional body;
(vi) A letter of good standing from ICPAK and from either IIA, ISACA, ACCA, ACFE or any other recognized professional body;
(vii)Demonstrated Leadership and Management Competency including Project Management skills.
(viii) Proven Proficiency in computer applications; and
(ix) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
(i) Overseeing the preparation of the Internal Audit systems, procedures and guidelines incorporating risk based approach;
(ii) Supervising the preparation of work programmes to ensure that audits are planned and well managed;
(iii) Providing assurance of the effectiveness of the Authority’s management operations and controls;
(iv) Ensuring that the Internal Audit systems, procedures and guidelines are prepared and approved;
(v) Reviewing internal controls and documenting their effectiveness and adequacy;
(vi) Recommending mitigation measures to address identified weaknesses where necessary;
(vii) Ensuring that the accounting, administration and other operations comply with the Authority’s Management policies;
(viii) Overseeing the preparation and submission of audit reports to the Director General and the Board;
(ix) Liaising with the Auditor General to ensure follow up on the process of implementation of internal and external audit recommendations;
(x) Managing performance in the Directorate of Audit Services ;
(xi) Training and developing of staff of the Directorate.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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