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KenGen Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen) is the leading power producer in the country. 

In order to strengthen the Corporate Strategy and our market leadership, KenGen invites dynamic and innovative candidates to submit their applications for the following position:

Internal Audit Division
Job Title: Audit Analyst - Areas
Reporting To: Senior Audit Analyst - Areas
Department: Internal Audit
Level: 4
Job Purpose: The Audit Analyst shall carry out execution of the audit assignments as planned by the Senior Audit Analyst or Internal Audit & Control Team Lead. 

The job holder shall prioritize work in line with the risk profile of each task of the assignment, discuss and agree with auditees and prepare progress reports for discussion with the Senior Audit Analyst and make appropriate recommendations for process improvement.
Principal Responsibilities
  • Work in a Team Environment and report on the progress of work assignments to the Senior Audit Analyst.
  • Participate in the development and execution of the audit programs covering the assigned Area audits.
  • Ensuring that Audit assignments during field work are carried out as per the audit plan and within the time limits and in accordance with accepted standards.
  • Discuss with the auditees on all key findings, making appropriate recommendations for improvement on the business processes.
  • Ensure that draft reports are timely submitted to the Senior Audit Analyst for compilation in order to be reviewed by the Internal Audit and Control Team Lead.
  • Perform the role of the Senior Audit Analyst Lead where appropriate by delegation.
  • Follow up implementation of agreed audit recommendations with auditees and issue implementation status reports.
  • Perform any other special assignments or work as may be assigned by the Senior Audit Analyst or Internal Audit and Control Team Lead.
Interactions / Relationships

Reporting to : Senior Audit Analyst  –Areas
Reporting to the Job Holder – None
Other Contacts:

Within the Company
  • Area Staff (Auditees)
  • Area Functional Heads
  • Functional Heads at Central Office
  • Central Office Staff (Auditees).
Outside the Company
  • Members of Professional Bodies (ICPAK, IIA, ISACA ect)
  • Training Institutions
Knowledge & Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting, Finance or Bachelor of Business Administration (Minimum qualification).
  • Certified Public Accountants qualification (CPA (K) or ACCA)
  • Minimum of three (2) years experience in risk based internal auditing in a reputable organization or reputable Audit Firm.
  • Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK)
  • Experience in the use of Audit Command Language (ACL) software
  • MS Office and General Computer Literacy.
Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to plan jobs to ensure adequate coverage of all critical and high-risk areas.
  • Ability to control and monitor progress on jobs to ensure on time delivery.
  • Ability to maintain proper communication and interaction with Auditees.
  • Articulate and able to convincingly sell improvement ideas and innovations to Auditees.
  • Able to prioritise the work effectively in order to achieve optimum results.
  • Able to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Possess analytical skills and inquisitive mind and ability to assess or identify possible trouble spots.
Job Challenges: Identification of high-risk areas within processes and ensuring adequate coverage and implementation of effective controls by Auditees to prevent possible losses and ensure delivery of the Company’s objectives.

Delegated Freedom to Act
  • Planning of Audit assignment as directed by  the Senior Audit Analyst
  • Management of office resources necessary for performance of audits e.g. office stationery and equipment.
  • Promotion of management and technological innovation to enhance job efficiency.
  • Requires minimum or no supervision

Working environment:
  • Most work is performed at the Areas. There are often problems with office space, accommodation and communication facilities.
  • One may be required to work outside normal working hours and weekends.
  • Some of the Areas where audit work has to be carried out are hardship areas and away from major towns.
  • Nature of work involves a lot of traveling from Station to audit Areas, and within the audit Areas.
External Environment:
  • Occasionally may interact with the following external bodies: ISACA, ICPAK, IIA and other regulating bodies 
Key Result Areas
  • On time delivery of the Audit Plan.
  • Implementation of Agreed Audit recommendations.
  • On Time issuance of Audit Reports-max 1 week after fieldwork.
  • Systems Improvement Measures-Business process re-engineering.
  • Corruption prevention ideas.
  • Budget Management
  • Reduction in R &M costs
  • Audit process improvement measures e.g. implementation of CAATs
  • Customer and employee satisfaction
How to Apply
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Closing date for applications is 27th November, 2014 at 4.00 p.m.

Assistant Company Secretary 

1 Post

Ref: HR/CSLA/01/11/14)
Job Profile
Reporting to the Company Secretary & Legal Affairs Director, the person will be responsible for the following:
  • Provision of efficient Board secretariat services to the Company to ensure compliance.
  • Preparing for Board and Committees Meetings in a timely manner and follow up all the matters arising from Board meetings in order to ensure effective implementation of Board decisions
  • With the guidance of the Company Secretary have custody of the e-Board system and ensure timely uploading and updating of the materials in the portal and ensure that all Board Members are equipped with the necessary skills and tools to use the e-board system
  • Prepare the annual Board calendar and work plan and maintain Board details and attendance registers
  • Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
  • Custodian of good corporate governance practices, Board stewardship & accountability, Fiduciary duties of Directors, Board manual, code of conduct, conflict of interest and maintenance and custody of Company Seal
  • Providing advice on training for the Board on good corporate governance and fiduciary duties of Board members
  • Prepare the governance report to be included in the annual report and participate in the planning and conduct of the Annual General Meetings.
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field
  • At least ten (10) years work experience and seven (7) years in Company secretarial work in a busy organization
  • Must be a holder of CPS (K)
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretary
  • Knowledge of corporate governance
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
CLICK HERE for a detailed job description

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Closing date for applications is 27th November, 2014 at 4.00 p.m.

NB: KenGen is an equal opportunity Employer and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are advised to apply for only ONE position where they have key strengths.

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