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Government Jobs and Vacancies in Kenya – Kiambu

Republic of Kenya
County Government of Kiambu
Invitation for Application for Membership to the County Internal Audit Committee
The Public Finance Management (PFM) Act, 2012 Section 155 (5), requires a County Government entity to establish an Internal Audit Committee as prescribed by the Public Finance and Management regulations, 2015. 

Reporting to the Governor, the Audit Committee will play a key role in supporting the Executive Management by monitoring arid reviewing the risk, control and governance processes that have been established in pursuant to the County’ s policies. 

However members of the audit committee will not play management or executive functions. 

This is a part -time responsibility that does not earn a salary but allowances as guided by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).
In pursuant to this, the County Government of Kiambu is inviting applications from interested and qualified persons to fill four ( 4 ) vacancies available in the Audit Committee as stipulated below:
The Applicant must;
(a) Possess a first Degree from a University recognized in Kenya in any field that is relevant to the operations of the County Government, in any of the following fields; Accounting, Finance, Law, Engineering, Management, Economics, Security/Risk management and with at least 10 years’ experience.
(b) Must not be past or present employee of the Kiambu County Government, and shall not have served as an employee or agent of a business organization which has carried out any business with the Kiambu County Government in the last two years;

(c) Must have a good understanding of the objects, principles and functions of County Government operations, Financial management reporting or auditing.
(d) Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to dedicate sufficient time to the performance of audit committee work;
(e) Be a person with excellent working knowledge of an audit committee’s functions and risk management frameworks;
(f) Must be persons of integrity and in compliance with the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution:
(g) Must be able to work independently, objectively and proactively.

In addition to the above, any member who intends to serve as the chairperson must have the following;
(a) Possess a first degree in Finance/ Accounting! Auditing! Commerce or equivalent;
(b) The chairperson shall be independent to the County Government entity, be knowledgeable of the organization, have the requisite business and leadership skills and shall not be a political office holder;
(c) Shall not be serving concurrently, as a member of any other committee of the County Government;
(d) Must be an independent proactive leader with confidence and integrity: possesses strong interpersonal skills and available to develop and closely monitor the committee agenda;
Other requirements:
(a) Certificate of Good Conduct
(b) Certificate of Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau
(c) Certificate of Tax Compliance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
(d) Certificate of Clearance from EACC
(e) Certificate of Clearance from HELB
Term in office: 3 years contract which is renewable for another 3 years (only) subject to performance

Application Process
Applications in a sealed envelope together with the detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity card, clearance certificates, Testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents clearly marked application for Member, Kiambu County Audit Committee should be addressed to;

The County Secretary
County Government of Kiambu
P.O. Box 2344-00900,
Kiambu, Kenya.

So as to be received not later than 12th August, 2016

NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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