40 Assistant Directors, Internal Audit Services, Jobs in Kenya

Assistant Director, Internal Audit Services- 40 Posts


For appointment to this grade an officer must have:

  • served for a minimum period of eight (8) years, three (3 ) of which should have been at the grade of Senior Internal Auditor, CSG ‘9’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Commerce (Finance or Accounting option), Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution plus Certified Public Accountants III (CPAK) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) III;
  • be a member of either IIA, ICPAK, ACFE, ISACA or any other recognized professional body;
  • demonstrated administrative capabilities, competence in planning, conducting and supervising both financial and management audits; and
  • demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


  • Possession of Certificate in any of the following: Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor, or Forensic Auditing from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • The Assistant Internal Auditor General will be responsible to the Senior Internal Auditor General for the management of Internal Audit activities. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • evaluating the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes of a public entity and recommend improvements;
  • undertaking audit verification assignments;
  • supervising compilation of audit findings and audit working papers for assignments;
  • preparing assignment work/engagement plan;
  • preparing internal audit reports;
  • reviewing audit findings and audit working papers for assignments;
  • leading a team of auditors;
  • monitoring implementation of audit recommendations;
  • coaching and mentoring of staff; and
  • preparing training projections and budgets.

How to Apply