Quality and Risk Management Officer job at Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS)

Vacancy title:
Quality and Risk Management Officer

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

Jobs at:

Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS)

Deadline of this Job:
31 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Quality and Risk Management Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the selected candidate will entail assisting in:
1. Carrying out internal audits on quality compliance and follow-up audits;
2. Identification and estimating the risks affecting the business;
3. Carrying out a risk assessment, which involves analysing risks;
4. Implementing health and safety measures, making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare a mitigation plan if things go wrong;
5. Compiling data for trend analysis and reporting;
6. Implementing the annual Quality Improvement plan;
7. Developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation plans; and
8. Carrying out quarterly routine awareness programs to management on risk management.

Academic and Professional Qualifications
1. Bachelors’ degree in any disciplines from recognized institutions;
2. A Certificate in quality assurance/ Risk management or Certificate in Assessments/Auditing techniques in Management systems;
3. Proficiency in Computer applications; and
4. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

Skills and Competencies
1. Communication;
2. Working with people;
3. Applying technical expertise;
4. Customer and stakeholder orientation
5. Drive for results;
6. Continuous learning and knowledge sharing; and
7. Technological awareness.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Apply for a position through a cover letter or email, attaching a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport. In addition, all applicants MUST download and complete Bio-Data Form  (in Microsoft Excel) and attach the completed Bio-Data Form. Any HANDWRITTEN or SCANNED Bio-Data form not submitted as an Excel file will be rejected.
Note 1: Interested candidates should provide all the details requested, and it is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Candidates should submit their completed application form and required attachments by email to: recruit@kenyaaccreditation.org . All applications should be received on or before 5:00 pm (East African Time) on 31st August 2022.
Note 2: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Note 3: Successful candidates after interviews will be required to obtain the following documents:
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
• Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
• Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
KENAS is an equal opportunity employer and respects diversity. Persons living with disabilities, marginalized, and minority groups who meet the job specifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 17-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-08-2065
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