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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The ICT Authority (a state corporation under Ministry of Information Communications and Technology) as an implementing agency for the World Bank funded Kenya Transparency & Communications Infrastructure Project (KTCIP) project hereby invites suitable candidates for the following position:

Internal Auditor
Ref: ICTA/IA/03/2014
1 Position

Objective and Scope of work: Reporting to the Board of Directors and administratively responsible to the CEO, the Internal Auditor will ensure planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory and compliance related audits / reviews of ICTA; Provide advice on internal control to management, including responding to queries on risk management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Internal Audit matters are carried out on a timely basis and in accordance with the Government of Kenya procedures and regulations and professional guidelines
  • Provide management in relation to all aspects of the Internal Audit function with a focus on quality, efficiency and accountability
  • Determine, plan and supervise the work of auditing professionals and other subordinated in the performance of audits
  • Perform audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Ensure that accepted accounting and audit principles and policies are followed
  • Meet with Board’s Management and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors as necessary to discuss audit plans and results
  • Make recommendations to resolve audit findings requiring corrective action
  • Perform special audit-related projects as assigned
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Preparation of timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Provide feedback on performance of Internal Auditors, on audit assignments, as applicable.
  • Any other duties as may assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree preferably Accounting and holder of CPA(K). Post Graduate degree is an added advantage
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from a recognized professional body
  • Proficiency in ICT
  • Excellent knowledge of financial business operations and risk-based auditing attained in 5 years of progressive work experience.
  • Excellent understanding of the professional standards of Internal Audits and ability to fully comply with professional standards
  • Ability to enforce sound internal control practices and to manage risks.
  • Project Management knowledge is an added advantage

Time Schedule
The assignment is contract based for an initial three years renewable subject to successful appraisal of performance at the end of each term. Intermediary performance evaluations will be conducted on half yearly basis.

Recruitment Criteria

The recruitment will be conducted in accordance to Guidelines on Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Grants by World Bank Borrowers (2011), and is open to all Kenyans eligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria in the job description.

Applications accompanied with detailed CVs and copies of relevant documents and testimonials should be submitted in a plain sealed envelope clearly marked the position and Reference Number to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer,
ICT Authority,
12th  Floor Teleposta Towers- Kenyatta Avenue
P.O. Box 27150 – 00100,

Nairobi, Kenya.

Or sent through email: recruitment@ict.go.ke


and placed in  a Box  marked(RECRUITMENT) situated at ICT Authority Entrance, 12th floor Teleposta Towers or mailed so as to reach the above address on or 16th May 2014, at 5pm East African Time.

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