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Republic of Kenya
Ministry of Health
National Aids Control Council
Career Opportunities: The National AIDS Control Council (NACC) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Health, whose mission is to provide policy and a strategic framework for mobilizing and coordinating resources for the prevention of HIV transmission and provision of care and support to the infected and affected people in Kenya.

Head, Internal Audit
The position holder will be responsible functionally to the Council Audit Committee and administratively to the Director for developing and implementing a comprehensive prevention programme through independent, systematic and objective audit reviews and programmatic evaluations of business policies, systems, processes and practices. 

This involves inter alia continuously assessing the effectiveness of internal controls and degree of compliance as well as identifying organisational risk factors.

Key Accountabilities
·                     Develop, implement and evaluate internal control framework for preventing and detecting shortfalls in the management organisational risks factors.
·                     Determine the adequacy of internal controls
·                     Examine and inspect activity records, accounting systems and procedures
·                     Monitor and review procurement policy and staff recruitment procedures.
·                     Provide leadership in the conduct of special investigation audits.
·                     Coordinate and interact with members of the Council Audit Committee, with external auditors and Staff.
·                     Evaluate progress and status of steps taken to address all audit observations.
·                     Review and evaluate the progress made in achieving specific objectives as outlined in the accountability and performance contract.
·                     Liaise and work closely with law enforcement agencies, commissions and professional organisations mandated to conduct investigations into incidents of fraud and other irregularities.
·                     Prepare and submit oral and written reports of findings concerning scope of audit, financial conditions found, source and application of funds, and make recommendations for the improvement of operations.
Qualification and Experience
·                     Master’s degree in relevant discipline
·                     Bachelor’s degree in business administration, commerce, economics or equivalent qualifications
·                     Full professional accounting qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, ACA and membership to a relevant professional body.
·                     Minimum seven (7) years relevant professional experience in the areas of accounting and audit gained from an organization with strong internal control frameworks.

Deputy Director - Coordination and Support 
The Role: Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will provide effective leadership in coordinating all stakeholders, identifying and providing the technical and capacity building support they require in the execution of Kenya’s HIV and AIDS strategy and harnessing of internal and external resources to achieve NACC’s mission. 

Some of the key duties and responsibilities of the position include the following:-

·                     Implementing capacity building strategies for all HIV and AIDS partners & Implementers;
·                     Liaising with partners , government officials, donors , community leaders, NGOs and stakeholders on HIV and AIDS response;
·                     Setting up and managing mechanisms for coordinating and harmonizing development partners, private sector, civil society and NGO support to the national response;
·                     Designing, implementing and maintaining resource mobilization initiatives in line with established policies and practices;
·                     Identifying and developing programmes for funding by County, National, Regional and International sources of funding.
Qualifications, experience and other requirements
Applications are invited from Kenya citizens who:-
·                     Hold at least a masters degree in a relevant field;
·                     Have a minimum of 10 years experience at policy making level in organizations managing and coordinating nationwide activities involving diverse stakeholders in the health sector;
·                     Have excellent knowledge and appreciation of HIV and AIDS issues, including policies, strategies, protocols and best practices;
·                     Have well developed advocacy, negotiation, leadership and interpersonal skills as well as cultural sensitivity;
·                     Have a proven track record of mobilizing resources from international and local sources and providing timely feedback on their utilization;
·                     Have excellent networking, presentation, oral and written communication skills.
NB: For those who had previously applied for this position need not apply again.
The application with a detailed CV and copies of certificates, names of at least three (3) professional referees should be addressed to the undersigned so as to reach before 5:00 p.m on or before Friday, January 23, 2015.

The Director,
National AIDS Control Council
P. O. Box 61307 – 00200

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