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Director Risk Management, Compliance & Audit Services

Closing: Jan 27, 2023

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Published: Jan 25, 2023 (5 days ago)

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Requirements for appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration or Cooperative Management from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • A Masters' Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of Seven (7) years’ relevant experience, three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in the public or private sector.
  • A member of the following professional bodies:-Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing.
  • Management and leadership course of not less than four weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibit a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the co-operative audit function.
  • Successful applicant to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


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Requirements for appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration or Cooperative Management from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • A Masters' Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of Seven (7) years’ relevant experience, three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in the public or private sector.
  • A member of the following professional bodies:-Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing.
  • Management and leadership course of not less than four weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibit a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the co-operative audit function.
  • Successful applicant to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


  • Ensure correct interpretation of financial, procurement and related laws.
  • Evaluate and provide reasonable assurance that risk management, control, and governance systems are functioning as intended and will enable the county's objectives and goals to be met.
  • Reports risk management issues and internal control deficiencies identified and provide recommendations for improving the county's operations, in terms of both efficient and effective performance.
  • Evaluate information security and associated risk exposures.
  • Evaluate regulatory compliance program with consultation from legal.
  • Maintains open communication with management and the audit committee.
  • Recommend establishment of efficient management systems in the County.
  • Train and develop audit staff.
  • Provides assurance to County anti-fraud programs.
  • Perform any other audit duties as may be assigned.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate performance of staff against the set targets.


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