Youth Enterprise Development Fund – Manager, Internal Audit (Re-Advertisement).

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Job Location: Nairobi

Contract Period: 5 years renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Purpose of the Job

An Officer at this level will provide assurance on the Fund’s internal control systems, risk management framework and the governance structure. He/She will be in charge of the operations and programmes of the Internal Audit Unit and will report functionally to the YEDF’s Committee responsible for audit function and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Formulate Internal Audit policies, strategies and procedures for the YEDF;
  2. Develop and review audit techniques, guidelines and systems, and processes;
  3. Ascertain the YEDF’s compliance with the relevant Internal Audit statutes, policies;
  4. Administrative government circulars and guidelines;
  5. Oversee internal audit and quality assurance activities;
  6. Coordinate the execute of investigation, forensic audit and other special assignments;
  7. Identify and profile various risks inherent in specific audit assignments;
  8. Oversee the preparation of reports on audit findings and making appropriate recommendations;
  9. Prepare detailed, understandable and cross-referenced work papers to evidence work done and for future references, in compliance with standards for professional practice in internal audit;
  10. Execute audit activities to ensure reliability and integrity of information and effective use of the YEDF resources and compliance with contracts, standards and policies; and
  11. Compile and present reports to the Internal Audit Committee on audit recommendations.

Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience three (3) years of which should have been in Management;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree  in  any  of  the  following  fields:  Finance,  Accounting,  Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  4. Be in possession of any of the following final professional qualifications: Certified Public Accountants (K), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Association of Certified Chartered Accountant;
  5. Professional qualification and membership to a professional body in good standing;
  6. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  7. Demonstrated professional competence, administrative and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  8. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


Details of Duties, Responsibilities and Requirements of the position can be accessed at the YEDF website:

Qualified applicants should send their applications and testimonials to:

The Chairperson

Youth Enterprise Development Fund Board 4th Floor, Renaissance Corporate Park Upper Hill

P.O. Box 48610-00100


The position reference number MUST be clearly indicated on the envelope.

Applications MUST include application cover letter, detailed CV with three (3) referees and their daytime contacts and must indicate current position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, e-mail and day-time telephone contact, relevant certificates and testimonials; and copy of National ID/Passport. Applications must be received not later than 5pm on 28th June, 2022. Those who had applied earlier are encouraged to reapply.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified. Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification.

Youth Enterprise Development Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, youth and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.




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