Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, was established under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 and charged with the mandate to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national roads.

In order to carry out this mandate effectively, the Authority wishes to fill the following vacant position:

Job Title: Internal Auditor 


1 Vacancy 

Place of Work: Head Office
Department: Internal Audit
Reporting to: Head of Internal Audit
Supervises: Assistant Internal Auditors
Job Purpose: The Internal Auditor will be responsible for developing risk based audit plans, programmes and schedules for the Authority’ audit activities. 

The successful candidate will also assist in conducting preliminary reviews of the areas to be audited.
Job Description
Duties and responsibilities will entail the following:
  • Participating in the development of risk based audit plans, programmes and schedules;
  • Conducting preliminary reviews of the areas to be audited;
  • Examining and evaluating the Authority’s internal controls to ascertain their adequacy and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Conducting follow-up audits to determine the extent of implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Leading specific audit teams;
  • Preparing periodic audit reports and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.
Job Specification
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
1.    Served in the grade of Assistant Internal Auditor or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
2.    Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
3.    Be in possession of any of the following: - CPA (K), ACCA, CMA or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
4.    Membership of ICPAK and IIA or ISACA;
5.    Proficiency in Computer applications / Microsoft office Suite applications Skills and Accounts related packages; and
6.    Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Personal Attributes
  • Self-drive, Innovative and creative, Integrity and honesty, Respect for others and Resilience
Core Competences
  • Teamwork, Communication skills, Problem solving, Analytical skills and Negotiation skills.
How to Apply

Prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity as set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya and attach the following testimonials to the application;
1.    Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance certificate
2.    Kenya revenue Authority Tax compliance Certificate
3.    Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate or proof of ongoing repayments
4.    Certificate of Good Conduct issued by Kenya Police - CID
Candidates who meet the requirements detailed in the Job Specifications should submit their applications so as to reach the specific addresses shown below by close of business on 28th October, 2016 at 5.00pm. 

Applications to include CVs with details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees. 

Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials and copies of National ID or Passport.

The Director General,
Kenya National Highways Authority,
Blue Shield Towers, 9th floor, Hospital Hill Road,
P.O Box 49712-00100, 

Applications may also be hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment box located on the 1st Floor (HR Department) or emailed to:

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.