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Chief Internal Auditor Job Vacancy

Sports Kenya (SK) is a state corporation established by the Sports Act, 2013 to succeed Sports Stadia Management Board and the Department of Sports. 

Its mandate is to promote co–ordinate and implement national and international sports programmes, establish, manage, develop and maintain the sports facilities in the country and participate in the promotion of sports tourism among others.

The organization is seeking to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven employee to fill the position given below:

Chief Internal Auditor

Scale SK 4 

Ref: HRM/CIA/05/15
Key Responsibilities
An Officer at this level will be responsible to the Board on all matters that relate to financial control and regulation of Sports Kenya management.

Job Description
  • Interpret all the financial control and regulations of the SK management;
  • Interpret financial policies for sound auditing principles/practices and control;
  • Develop and implement audit plans;
  • Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time;
  • Coordinate Internal Auditors works;
  • Develop and assess risk management guidelines as well as fraud investigation strategy;
  • Set and implement systems in accordance with International Auditing Standards;
  • Carry out supervision, guidance and development of staff working under him/her;
  • Implement and audit work programmes in line with set targets and annual work plans; and
  • Any other duties that may from time to time be assigned.
Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
  • Must have Served as an Internal Auditor for minimum period of 8 years , three of which must have been as senior auditor in a reputed organization;
  • Have a degree in commerce, economies or its recognized equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
  • Have passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA (K) Examination or its recognized equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized Institution; and
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence in managing internal audit functions;
  • Be a results oriented team player with good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
  • Be a person of integrity
  • Possess good leadership and relationship building and collaboration skills;
  • Be committed to continuous learning, performance improvement and professional development; and possess strategic and project management skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application letters enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates and details of three referees. 

The candidates should also indicate their current and expected remunerations on their application letters with job reference quoted on the envelope to reach the undersigned on 31st July 2015 by the close of business.

Note: Persons with disabilities, marginalized communities and female candidates who meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing both directly or indirectly will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Ag. Director General
Sports Kenya,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.

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