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Chief Internal Auditor Job Vacancy

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a multi-disciplinary state corporation whose core mandate is identification, preservation, conservation and development of Kenya’s rich and diverse heritage. 

We are seeking to recruit exceptional Kenyans with strong administrative, organizational and leadership skills and extensive experience in areas of specialization to fill the positions below:

Chief Internal Auditor

Ref: NMK/HR/CIA 03/14

Reporting to the Audit Committee of the Board, the Chief Internal Auditor will be entrusted with planning, monitoring and implementation of the organization’s risk management strategy
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee the operations and continuous improvement of NMK internal controls, risk management and governance process
  • Improve on existing internals systems to ensures that internal operational risks are identified, analyzed and addressed
  • Prepare and operationalise an annual audit plan
  • Provide both the Board and management with regular assessment and opinion on effectiveness of NMK risk management and control systems
  • Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations
  • Supervise and manage the audit team and ensure optimal level of resources in order to realize set targets.
Requirements for Appointment
  • A university degree plus full professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA. An MBA in a relevant field would be an added advantage
  • Be a member of ICPAK-K
  • Have served in a senior Audit position in the Public Service or a large private sector organization for a period of not less than three (3) years;
  • Thorough knowledge of audit principles, procedures and practices
  • Be computer literate
  • Experience in computerized accounting and auditing systems
  • Excellent communication skills
Terms: Initial appointment will be on a three-year contract, which will be renewable based on output and mutual agreement.
Salary Grade: NM4 

Salary Scale: KES 79,905 - 111,022 a house allowance of KES. 40,000 per month and other incentives. 

How to Apply

All applications should be clearly labeled with the name of the position applied for both on the envelope and on the cover letter and include copies of the following documents: A cover letter, detailed resume, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, other relevant supporting documents and names and addresses of three (3) referees (include telephone contact and email).

Applications should be addressed to: The Office of the Director General, National Museums of Kenya. Hand- delivered applications should be dropped in a box marked “Applications” located at the Nairobi National Museum, main gallery security office.

Electronic applications shall be in PDF format, with the subject line being the position applied for and sent to:

All applications should reach us not later than Monday 5th January 2015 at 12 noon.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

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