Deputy Director Internal Audit job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Vacancy title:
Deputy Director Internal Audit

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting ]

Jobs at:

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Deadline of this Job:
21 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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REF: NEMA/MNG/IA/28/2/2023

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director Internal Audit.

Duties and responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include but not limited to:
• Developing, implementing and reviewing audit management systems of the Authority;
• Preparing annual work plans for the function and ensuring that audits are well planned and executed;
• Supervising the preparation of work programmes to ensure that audits are planned and well managed;
• Overseeing risk assessment and developing management guidelines;
• Overseeing the preparation and submission of audit reports;
• Ensuring that accounting, administration and other operations comply with NEMA management policies;
• Ensuring that the internal controls are reviewed and documented on
• their effectiveness and adequacy;
• Planning and conducting audit engagements and investigations;
• Following up on implementation of recommendations of internal and external audit;
• Carrying out audit assignments;
• Ensuring accountability and ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity;
• Supervising, appraising and developing audit staff to ensure maintenance of high audit standards within the audit function.

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
• Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
• Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
• A minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in a management role in the Public Service or Private Sector.
• Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
• Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya) and/or Association of
• Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE-Kenya) or any other relevant professional body.
• Proficiency in computer applications.
• Good Communication skills.
• Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
• Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 144

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure

All the above positions are on permanent and pensionable terms of service except for the position of Corporation Secretary/Director Legal Services – Grade E2, which is on a three (3) years renewable contract.

Candidates should:
• Download and complete the Bio-data Job Application Form
• Submit an application letter attaching the following:
• Completed Bio-data Job Application Form.
• CV with full details of education and professional qualifications indicating names and contacts of three referees.
• Copies of academic certificates and transcripts, professional certifications and testimonials.

Email Applications
• Email applications to be sent to 

Hand delivered and posted applications
Hand delivered or posted applications, as appropriate, should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked to;
The Director General
National Environment Management Authority
1st Floor, NEMA Headquarters
Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road
PO. Box 67839 – 00200
The reference number of the job applied for should be clearly indicated on the envelope and application letter. All applications should be received by 5 p.m. on 21st March, 2023

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 March 2023  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-02-2065
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