Internal Audit Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Description

The Kenyatta International Convention Centre is established as a State Corporation under the Tourism Act 2011 to discharge the following mandates:

Organize and host meetings and provide incentives for conferences and exhibitions at the Convention Centre.
Develop and implement National Meetings, Incentives for Conferences and Exhibitions, in collaboration with the Tourism Board upon consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
Market the Convention Centre, in collaboration with the Tourism Board.
Perform any other functions that are ancillary to the objectives and purpose for which the Convention Centre is established.

KICC is in the process of recruiting suitable person and invites applications for the following post:


The Internal Audit Manager reports to the Board of Directors and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for providing assurance on the Corporations internal control systems, risk management framework and the governance structure.


Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

Providing the secretarial services to the Audit Committee.
Preparing annual internal audit work plan for approval by Audit Committee of the Board;
Preparing and reviewing internal audit charter;
Preparing quarterly reports on the status of implementation of the internal audit annual work plan for submission to the Audit Committee;
Developing and implementing an internal risk-based audit strategy;
Planning and undertaking audits to assess controls, operational and technical efficiencies and compliance with policies, procedures and regulations;
Oversee audit tests on internal controls in all processes
Evaluating the effectiveness of the overall enterprise risk management program;
Liaising with the Auditor General and ensure follow up on the process of implementation of Internal and external audit recommendations; and
Recommending mitigation measures to address identified weaknesses where necessary;
Ensuring that the Internal Audit systems, procedures and guidelines are prepared for approval;
Supervising the preparation of work programmes to ensure that audits are planned and well managed;
Review and submission of audit reports to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board;
Draft Audit Committee Board Charter
To develop and maintain a Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme that includes internal and external assessment.

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

Have a minimum of eight (8) years in relevant work and at least three (3) years in management.
Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Be in possession of CPA (K) and any of the following: CISA, CFE, CIA or its equivalent and either.
Be a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) and any of the following professional bodies-Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
Be proficient in computer applications.
Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


Applicants must comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution and avail clearance certificates from:

Directorate of Criminal Investigation (certificate of good conduct)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:

One-page statement on how you meet the requirements for the post.
Curriculum Vitae
Indication of current salary.
Professional certificates and testimonials.
Three Professional referees


The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

Job Grade KICC2 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable once subject to performance
Job Grade KICC 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
Job Grade KICC 4, Job Grade KICC 5, Job Grade KICC 6 and Job Grade KICC 7 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms

Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2018” not later than 13th July, 2018 at 5:00pm to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta International Convention Centre,
P. O. Box 30746-00100,
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Persons with special needs that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply