Senior Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Senior Internal Auditor: DPP 7

Requirements For The Appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Served for three (3) years at the level of Internal Auditor I DPP 8 OR in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration (BA)-Accounting/Finance Option or Bachelor of Science (BsC)-Auditing and Consultancy/Finance option from a recognized Institution or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA) and in good standing;
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA part II or equivalent qualifications;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya zolo; Integrity, Honesty and Accountability.

Duties and Responsibilities


The specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Providing support in the development, review, and implementation of audit and risk strategy, policies, Audit Framework and procedures;
  • Providing support in the development Implementation and review of a risk-based audit plan;
  • Implementing the Internal Audit Charter for ODPP;
  • Monitoring and assessment of the effectiveness of internal controls and level of compliance to confirm the effectiveness and adequacy of risk management and internal control systems;
  • Maintaining of database of audit and risk management activities and assessing the
    utilization of software and data analytical tools;
  • Monitoring the delivery of audit services in line with audit standards;
  • Preparing, submitting and reviewing audit findings and assessing the implementation of the recommendations in ODPP;
  • Analysing the books of accounts and examining the accuracy and correctness for preparation of annual auditors’ reports for all audited accounts and provide
    appropriate advice;
  • Compiling and reviewing audit working papers;
  • Vouching transactions in audit investigation in ODPP;
  • Verifying board of survey reports at the closure of the financial year;
  • Verifying the financial statements prepared by the accounting division and
    budgetary systems;
  • Providing input in the Development of divisional workplans, programmes and
    budgets;
  • Undertaking staff appraisal within the Division in liaison with Human Resource
    Management Division; and
  • Coaching, mentoring, training and development of staff in the division.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE (no hard copy applications will be accepted) through the provided link on the ODPP website www.odpp.go.ke careers page or https://jobs.prosecutions.go.ke/ attaching COPIES of the following documents:

  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts;
  • Any supporting documents and testimonials;
  • Letter of appointment to their current substantive post;
  • Letter of appointment to their previous post; and
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Please Note:

  • Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to provide incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to implementing the provisions of Article 232 (i) of the Constitution. Therefore, Persons with disability
    and those from marginalized and minority communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original of their National
    Identification Card, academic, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and professional certificates & transcripts during the interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates or documents.
  • Successful candidates will be deployed to any station with staff shortfalls.