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Kenya National Audit Office 39 Job Vacancies

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Kenya National Audit Office (KENAO) as indicated below.

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Auditor III
25 vacancies

 KENAO Scale 10
Basic Kshs.31,588 to Kshs.36,566 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

Auditor III is the entry grade for auditors who will undergo the normal departmental training in all aspects of audit work in Central Government, Local Authorities and State Corporations. The training will also cover matters and issues relating to both Specialized Audit and General Administration Departments.

Specifically, an Auditor III will undertake a variety of auditing work of limited scope and complexity which will include audit of the annual accounts of a Ministry/Department, Local Authority or a State Corporation under the supervision of a senior officer.

The officer may also be deployed in the Specialized Audit Department or in the General Administration Department or assigned any other duty or responsibility the Office may deem appropriate.

Requirements for Appointment
  • Direct appointment to the grade of Auditor III will be made from candidates who are in possession of a Bachelor’s degree from any of the Kenyan universities or other recognized universities or institutions, preferably in fields relevant to the audit function such as Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Law, Business Administration, Public Administration or other relevant disciplines.
  • Applicants from Kenya National Audit Office who are qualified for promotion to the grade of Auditor III in accordance with the Scheme of Service for Audit Examiners and Auditors will be considered.
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Library Assistant II
1 vacancy

 KENAO Scale 12
 Kshs.20,865 to Kshs.25,361 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties at this level will include preparation of materials for binding; shelf arrangement; provision of reference services to readers; filing of catalogue cards and press cuttings; charging and discharging Library materials.

Requirements for Appointment

For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade ‘C’ (plain) or its equivalent qualification with at least a ‘C’ in either Mathematics, English or Kiswahili;
  • A Diploma in Library Studies or Information Science or their recognized equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
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Secretarial Assistants II
7 vacancies

 KENAO Scale 13
 Kshs.17,166 to Kshs.20,865 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

Secretarial Assistant II is the entry and training grade for Secretarial Assistants.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: typing from manuscripts; processing data; operating office equipment; ensuring security of office equipment, documents and records; attending to visitors/clients; handling telephone calls and appointments; and undertaking other secretarial duties that may be assigned.

The officer may be required to work for more than one officer or may be deployed in a typing pool.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the grade of a Secretarial Assistant II, a candidate must have:-
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C- (minus) with at least C (plain) in English Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:-
1.   Typewriting II (minimum 40 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing II;
2.   Business English I/Communications I;
3.   Office Practice I;
4.   Commerce I; and
  • A Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized institution.
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Senior Support Staff 
6 vacancies

 KENAO Scale 16
 Kshs.10,805 to Kshs.11,913 p.m.

Duties and Requirements

Successful candidates will carry out messengerial services or any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointments:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division IV or Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade ‘D’ (plain).
Interested and qualified persons are requested to download application forms PSC2 (REVISED 2007) and PSC2A from KENAO’s website or from the Public Service Commission of Kenya.

Applicants from the Public Service should complete three (3) copies of both PSC2 (REVISED 2007) and PSC2A forms.

All the three (3) copies of duly completed PSC2 (REVISED 2007) forms should be submitted to the Auditor-General.

The original copy of PSC2A forms should be submitted to the Auditor-General through Heads of Departments who will complete Part II of the form and forward it to the Auditor-General.

Duplicate and triplicate copies of PSC2A should be submitted directly to the Auditor-General.

Applicants who are not in the Public Service should complete three (3) copies of PSC2 (REVISED 2007) forms and submit them directly to the Auditor-General.

In all cases, copies of the applicant’s certificates, testimonials and ID card (not originals) should be attached to the duly completed original copies of application forms.

Applications should reach the Auditor-General by 8 January, 2011. The applications can either be mailed to:-

The Auditor-General,
Kenya National Audit Office,
P. O. Box 30084-00100,


Hand-delivered to the reception of the Kenya National Audit Office on 3rd Floor of Anniversary Towers, University Way, Nairobi.


Submitted through E-mail:

Applicants should indicate the Advertisement Number of the position applied for on the application forms as required and on the envelope forwarding the forms, where this mode of delivery is preferred.
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

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