Internal Auditor

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Job Summary

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the above position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service delivery”.

2. Internal Auditor, JOB GROUP KMR 6 – 2 POSITIONS

a) Job Specification

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

i. Undertaking audit assignments Undertaking audit assignments in line with the approved audit work planning line with the approved audit work plan to confirm to confirm the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and control; the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and control;
ii. Performing substantive and compliance testing of accountable records and Performing substantive and compliance testing of accountable records and documents and prepare working papers; documents and prepare working papers;
iii. Providing input in preparation of audit reports for audit input in preparation of audit reports for audit engagements executed; engagements executed;
iv. Assisting in evaluating Assisting in evaluating progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from internal and external audits; audit recommendations received from internal and external audits; and
v. Assisting in establishing a follow up mechanism on recommendations received Assisting in establishing a follow up mechanism on recommendations received from all from all internal and external audits. internal and external audits.

b) Person Specification Person Specification

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

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
ii. Passed Part II of Certified Public Accountants (CPA II) Examination or its recognized equivalent;
iii. Proficiency in computer applications; and
iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies
i. Ethical in character and possess high integrity
ii. Strong interpersonal skills
iii. Good communication skills

Terms of Employment: Employment is for one (1) year contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website www.kemri.org/careers E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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