Sports Kenya – Director, Internal Audit and Risk Assurance.

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REF: HR&A/DIA/01/2021 (one year contract)

This officer will report to the Boards Audit Committee. An officer at this level will be responsible for assurance on the organizations internal control systems, risk management framework and the governance structure.

a) Job Description

i. Provide secretariat to the Board Audit committee
ii. Oversee internal controls and monitoring functions related to risk management, compliance, security, ethics, and environmental issues;

Oversee establishment and implementation of internal audit systems in accordance with International Auditing Standards;
iv. Oversee the implementation of risk assessment and management guidelines.

v. Provision of independent assurance on risk management process on both design and operation;

vi. Assurance on risk control effectiveness, efficiency, and adequacy and risk management processes.

vii. Test the efficacy of the risk assessment systems;

viii. Monitor and report on the Board’s overall risk profile;

ix. Support various directorates/departments in risk profiling;

x. Advice on the formulation of new procedures and organizational changes resulting from audit / consulting engagements;

Oversee the development, approval and approval of audit programs and testing procedures to ensure appropriateness for the areas in scope;
xii. Provide guidance in conducting special audit, investigations and reviews to ensure compliance;

Lead in the development and review of internal audit strategies, policies, procedures, and guidelines;
Manage audit reviews for risk management process and internal controls;
xv. Compile and issue internal audit reports;

xvi. Review for correctness and accuracy of accounting reports;

Provide leadership guidance coaching and mentorship for the departmental staff;

b) Job Requirements

i. Have a minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience five (5) of which should have been on Managerial level;
Have Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or its equivalent field from a recognized university;
Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or its equivalent field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
iv. Have passed Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) or its equivalent qualification;

v. Be a registered member of ICPAK in good standing
vi. Have a certificate in a leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

vii. Be proficient in computer application skill;

viii. Have demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

ix. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

c) Remuneration for the position is:

Basic Salary 160,000/= pm

House allowance 70,000/= pm

Commuter allowance 14,000/= pm

Residential telephone 6,000/= pm

Interested candidates should send their application letters enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, clearance from EACC, CID and HELB and details of three referees. The candidates should also quote the job reference number on the envelope, to reach the undersigned on or before 28th January 2022 by the close of business.

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Note: Persons with disabilities, minority and female candidates who meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing both directly or indirectly will lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should be addressed to:

Director General
Sports Kenya

Private Bag

Kasarani, Nairobi




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