Senior Internal Auditor, Information Systems, Job in Kenya


Job Description

  • Participation in the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of Internal Audit Strategic Plan and Annual Plans.
  • Participating in the execution of multiple audit projects to achieve the scope, timing, and objectives of each assignment while ensuring applicable regulatory guidance is included in scope for assigned audits.
  • Developing, documents, and updating audit procedures for audited departments in compliance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).
  • Providing assurance to ensure that access to electronically stored and processed Authority information is adequately protected and managed.
  • Testing adequacy and effectiveness of Information Systems control measures and recommend corrective action to be undertaken in areas of weakness.
  • Developing and improving procedures to enable the Internal Audit function to optimize the use of Computer Assisted Audit tools such as TeamMate+, ACL, IDEA, etc.
  • Liaising with audit clients to ensure prompt implementation of corrective actions on prior audit findings.
  • Providing advisory services to Management for enhanced service delivery and controls on various KCAA processes.
  • Identifying areas of risks, fraud, or malpractice and participating in special audits conducted by the Department.
  • Training and coaching staff to develop skills, knowledge, and expertise necessary for effective execution of the department’s services.

Person Specifications

  • At least four (4) years’ work experience as Information Systems Auditor I with hands-on experience in information system audits or information system operations in a comparable organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, Computer Science, or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Master’s degree in information systems, Computer Science, or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
  • Valid Professional Certification in Information Systems (IT) Audit, Risk, and Security e.g. CISM, CISA, CRISC.
  • Membership to a Professional body in good standing.
  • Knowledge of International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience in the use of Audit Management Systems and Analytic tools.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in IT risk assessment and controls reviews, concepts, or methodologies.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit their application letters quoting the job reference number on the envelope & application letter and attaching copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV with full contact details of three professional referees to the address below. The applications should be received not later than 14th May 2024.

Details of the job specifications can be obtained from the KCAA website at

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities are required to attach a copy of a valid NCPWD membership card.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House – JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted while successful candidates will be expected to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.