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Internal Audit / Monitoring & Evaluation Manager Job in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital.

It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships.

The scholarships are extended to bright needy secondary school children.

In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the top publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant positions.

Internal Audit / Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

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Reporting to the Audit Committee of the Board, the successful candidate will lead a team of auditors in implementing the Company’s internal policies and procedures.

He/She will be responsible for conducting risk based financial statements audits, compliance audits and provide professional advice on matters of risk management and corporate governance.

Key responsibilities
  • Planning audit programmes and execution of the same.
  • Developing an effective risk management process;
  • Ensuring an effective internal control system;
  • Maintaining effective governance processes
  • Operate an effective monitoring and evaluation system
  • Liaising with the external auditors in the Foundation’s annual audit
  • Liaison with external parties on matters relating to the quality management system.
  • Evaluating the progress and effectiveness of actions taken to implement approved audit recommendations.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Managing Director and the Audit Committee of the Board.
Minimum requirements
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • CPA (K) qualification or its acceptable equivalent.
  • CIA, CFE or CISA Certification.
  • Quality Management Standards training.
  • A member of ICPAK, The IIA or ISACA in good standing.
  • Working ICT knowledge in accounting systems with proficiency in CAATS.
  • At least 7 years relevant experience of which three must be in audit.
  • Be conversant with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and IFRS’s.
  • Must have excellent decision making, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Must have an analytical mind with proven managerial, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Must be of high integrity, a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills.
N.B: All positions are permanent and pensionable except for the position of Assistant Editor (Science) which will be offered on an annual renewable contract. Competitive remuneration packages will be offered to successful candidates.

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective JKF Job Application Forms

The Forms are available on our website:

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials.

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 29th September, 2011.

Persons living with HIV/AIDS, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

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