Saturday, 6 June 2015

Senior Internal Auditor

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure was established under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 and charged with the mandate to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national roads.

In order to carry out this mandate effectively, the Authority wishes to fill the following vacant position. 

KeNHA is seeking to recruit a creative, proactive, detail oriented and tenacious Kenyan citizen with the ability to quickly adapt to a dynamic work environment.

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor 


One Vacancy 

Place of Work: Head Office 

Department: Internal Audit 

Reporting to: Head of Internal Audit 

Supervises: Auditors
Purpose of the Job: The Senior Internal Auditor reports to the Head of Internal Audit and will deputize the Head in all areas of Internal Audit including preparation of comprehensive audit plans, ensuring the Authority complies with set standards, laws, budgets, plans and schedules.
Key Responsibilities
  • Participating and developing comprehensive Annual Audit Plan.
  • Supervising the activities assigned to staff and reviewing various organizational and functional activities.
  • Monitoring and ensuring conformance with set standards, laws, plans, budgets and schedules.
  • Preparing specific audit assignment, plans and programmes.
  • Performing audit tests on the internal controls in accounting, administrative and operational procedures.
  • Ensuring proper documentation of audit findings in files.
  • Carrying out special investigations and audits.
  • Following outstanding issues to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
  • Preparing draft audit reports.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.
Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, the Candidate must:
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce / Business Administration (Accounting or Finance option) or Bachelor of Science in Engineering or other recognized equivalent qualifications.
  • Have attained CPA (K) qualifications or its equivalent.
  • Be in possession of CISA, CIA or CFE;
  • Have served in the grade of Internal Auditor or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of three years.
  • Be a member of a professional body (ICPAK, IIA, IEK).
  • Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Accounts related packages.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following key personal attributes and core competencies:
Personal Attributes
  • Independence, objectivity, confidentiality, Self-drive.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • Integrity, honesty, respect for others and Resilience.
Core Competences
  • Teamwork, Communication skills, people management and Project management.
  • Problem solving, Leadership skills, Mentoring and coaching
  • Professionalism, analytical skills and Negotiation skills.
How to Apply

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply.

Prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya and attach the following testimonials to the application.
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance certificate
  • Kenya revenue Authority Tax compliance Certificate
  • Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate or proof of ongoing repayments
  • Certificate of Good Conduct issued by Kenya Police - CID
Candidates who meet the requirements detailed in the Job Specifications should submit their applications so as to reach the specific addresses shown below by close of business on 19th June 2015 at 5.00pm. 

Applications to include CVs with details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees. 

Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials and copies of National ID or Passport.

Applications for the position should be addressed to:-

TThe Director General,
Kenya National Highways Authority,
Blue Shield Towers, 9th floor, Hospital Hill Road,
P.O Box 49712-00100, 

Or emailed to:

or hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment box placed on the 1st Floor (HR Department). 

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documentation / details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization



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