Director, Internal Audit job at Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
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Vacancy title:
Director, Internal Audit

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)

Deadline of this Job:
15 May 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Overall purpose
Officer at this level oversees the Internal Audit function at the NCR.

Duties and responsibilities
• Coordinate development, implementation and review of audit function policies of the Council
• Coordinate the development, implementation and review of the Councils internal audit Strategy, policies and procedures;
• Advise the Council on all Internal Audit issues through the Audit Committee
• Oversee the review of effectiveness of Risk management controls;
• Developing and implementing the internal audit charter; vi. Coordinate the review of budgetary performance, financial management for transparency and accountability
• Provide reasonable assurance on the state of risk management, control and governance within the organization
• Overseeing review of effectiveness of financial and non-financial performance management systems; ix. Coordinate the undertaking of compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures;
• Designing audit objectives, logistics, schedules and scope in carrying out the audit assignment
• Coordinate the risk management process and its implementation across functions to embed a proactive approach in identification of risks
• Evaluate and assess risk management control and governance;
• Coordinate development and implementation of activities that ensures a culture of compliance, risk avoidance/mitigation and corporate accountability
• Coordinate corruption prevention activities; xv. Ensure implementation of annual audit plans and Committee reports
• Coordinate reporting and communication of audit findings and recommendations to the Management and Governance Board Committee
• Coordinate implementation of audit plans as approved by the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee; xviii. Coordinate negotiation, target setting, evaluation and review of performance Management within the Department
• Coordinate development and implementation of activities that ensures a culture of compliance through trainings and knowledge sharing at the Council
• Oversee systems audit as per the audit plan and provide recommendation to management
• Coordinate the follow up on the status of implementation of audit recommendation

Qualifications and person specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

• Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Internal Audit for a minimum of three (3) years or twelve ( 12) years' experience in a comparable and relevant position in public or private Institution five (5) of which should have been at Senior Management position
• Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce
• (Accounting, Finance option), Economics. Mathematics, Statistics or any other equivalent qualification
• Master's degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce
• (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Auditing, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution: ion from a recognized institution
• Certified Public Accountants (CPA K) from a recognized institution;
• Registration with any of the following professional bodies: - Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);Be a member IIA, ICPAK, ACFE or ISACA; or fields: - any of the professional recognized body.
• Membership to professional body or Association in good standing
• Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks recognized institution
• Proficiency in computer application skills
• Demonstrated merit and ability in work performance as reflected in work performance and results.
• Meet requirements of chapter six (6) of the constitution

Desired qualities
The successfull candidate should have:-

• Understanding of: functional areas of the Council and Audit function;
• Knowledge of: Performance Management, the PFM Act, Public Audit Act, PPADA Act, Mvvongozo code of conduct , the ERP system,the case management system
• Proficiency in Information Systems Audit;
• Demonstrable; Understanding of government policies Leadership,
• Communication, Interpersonal, Investigative, Negotiation, Problem solving and Conflict Management skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 144

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Qualified and interested applicants (Kenyans), who meet the requirements are required to submit their applications on email as one PDF in a SOFT COPY to  quoting the title and reference number of the position applied on the email subject, include certified copies of academic, professional certificates, testimonials National Identity Card or valid Passport, an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing current salary, certificates, working experience, current and expected salary, and contacts of three (3) professional
Address to:
The Registrar/CEO
Nursing Council of Kenya
P.O. BOX 20056 -00200, NAIROBI, KENYA
Applications should be received on or not later than 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 16th May ,2023

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 May 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-04-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-04-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-04-2067
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