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Senior Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute (KEVEVAPI) is a State corporation established in 1990 under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. 

The Institute is charged with the responsibility of production, manufacturing, research and marketing of veterinary vaccines. 

The Institute’s Board of Management seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative, result oriented and experienced person to fill the following position.

Senior Internal Auditor

VPI.11
Job Profile: Reporting to the Board, the incumbent will be responsible for the Internal Audit function in ensuring that the management policies and procedures are adhered to and that internal controls are effective

Key Responsibilities
  • reviewing of internal control systems;
  • verifying operations and activities on the utilization of the Institute’s resources;
  • carrying out audit checks to ensure validity and accuracy;
  • interpreting financial policies for sound auditing and control;
  • undertaking special audit investigations as may be required;
  • preparing audit reports and follow up on implementation of recommendations; interpreting the regulations of the Institute pertaining to financial control and management;
  • implementing audit tasks and analyzing outcomes and prepare report on required changes;
  • undertaking fraud investigations to ensure that the operational plan and procedures are implemented;
  • developing and implementing audit management systems;
  • carrying out risk assessment and develop management guidelines; and
  • preparation and implementation of annual audit plans.
Qualifications:
  • Served in the grade of Internal Auditor 1 for at least three (3) years;
  • Part III of the Certified Public Accountants of Kenya its equivalent from a recognised Institution; OR.
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Option/Finance) or its equivalent from a recognised Institution; Plus Part II of CPA
  • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Comply with the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
Competences:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills necessary to drive initiatives and achieve results
  • Computer literate.
Remuneration: The salary scale attached to the post is in the Institutes’ harmonized scale of VPI.11 plus other allowances commensurate to this position applicable in the Institute.

Mode of Application: Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications together with their detailed C.V’s, photocopies of their academic and professional certificates and testimonials indicating their daytime telephone contacts – either landline or mobile and the names and contact addresses of three referees, as follows;

Applicants and referees should write directly to

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute (KEVEVAPI)
P.O. Box 53260 - (00200)
Nairobi

Or forward your application to careers@kevevapi.org

Applications and letters from referees should be received not later than Friday, 8th September, 2014.

KEVEVAPI is an Equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate on any gender. 

Applicants with disability are encouraged to apply. 

Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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