Information Systems Auditor Job in Kenya

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR: NKCC/HR.614/ISA/20/05/2024

Job Purpose

Reports to Chief Manager Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance, Information Systems Auditor will be responsible for undertaking reviews of the NKNC’s ICT infrastructure and providing assurance to management on the adequacy of the system’s controls.

Key Responsibilities

 Conduct regular risk assessments in the NKCC’s Information System and recommend measures to mitigate them.

 Develop an annual information systems audit plan, programmes, and schedules on a priority basis.

 Audit automated systems and information technology in all areas of the organisation.


 Establish the extent of compliance with automated systems and information technology, and provide support for other assurance processes.

 Review, test, and rate controls of system security from access to the disaster recovery plan

 Extract data from complex computer systems to facilitate audit compliance and substantive testing procedures by using CAATS.

 Identify suitable audit areas and approaches when the information systems strategy changes.

 Prepare audit reports and carry out audit follow-ups on completed audits.

Person specifications

 Eight (8) year’s relevant work experience in information systems audit with at least 4 years in a similar position in a comparable organisation.

 Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems/Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Commerce (finance/accounting) or any other related field.

 A Master’s degree in a related field is an added advantage.

 A full member of the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Public Accountant /ACCA qualification will be an added advantage.

 Experience auditing an ERP environment.

Key Competencies and skills

 Strong communication and reporting skills

 Strong analytical and numerical skills

 Strong organization skills

 Leadership skills (including mentoring and coaching)

 Professionalism

 Ethical and integrity

 Interpersonal and negotiation skills

 Ability to work under pressure, prioritize, and multi-task

 Understanding of diverse information systems environment and architecture, software, computer operations and systems lifecycle.

 Knowledge of information systems governance and security principles

 Knowledge and experience in CAATS/auditing software (desirable)

How To Apply

In addition to the set qualifications and requirements, successful candidates must also meet the provisions of Chapter Six the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and the Leadership and Integrity Act.

Qualified and interested applicants who meet the above requirements can submit their application in HARD COPIES quoting the Title and Reference Number of the position on the cover letter and envelope. Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae indicating current salary, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, and contact information of at least three referees to:

Managing Director
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd
P.O. Box 30131 – 00100
NAIROBI.

Applications SHOULD BE sent no later than 28th May, 2024, by 5 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.