ODPP Chief Internal Auditor Job (181-252K) Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: ODPP Chief Internal Auditor Job (181-252K) Kenya 2021
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Chief Internal Auditor Job, Current Audit Jobs Kenya,


  • Served in the grade of Deputy Chief Internal Auditor DPP <1 or in fl comparable and relevant position the public sector private fix minimum period of two>
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) Accountiagd^nance option or Master of Science (M$Q-Auditing and Consullnney/Finance option form a recognized University;
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance) Option, Business Administration (Accounting option) or its approved equivalent from 11 recognised institution;
  • AuditiiiK/risk management course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Thorough understanding of National and OOP? goals and translating them Into audit function;
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and Results; and
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Internal .Auditors (1L) or Institute of Certified Pubik Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with a valid practising l.uxnec

NOTE: Possession of a Strategic Iz.vdcrship Development Programme lusting mw loss than six (6) weeks from u recognized institution will be an added advantage.

Core Skills/Competencics

In addition to Die above requirements an officer must have the following skills

  • Problem solving
  • Analytical skills
  • ill) Negotiation skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Leadership skills’
  • Communication skills
  • Prusiintationul skills

Personal Qualities

Ln addition to the above requirements an officer must haw the folkming qualities;

  • Counselling skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Hi) Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to lead and manage teams
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Exhibit iiiw.li levels ol’professnxulistn
  • Crcativity and innovation
  • Result oriented
  • Passion for continuous professional development
  • Meet live requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2020; Integrity, Leadership, Honesty, Accountability and Discipline in the service to people

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will head the Audit division and he/slie will be responsible directly to the Director of Public Prosecutions professionally and administratively for efficient and effective management of the division.

Specifically, duties and responsibilities will entail;-

  • Spenrhuud development and implementation of overall audit and risk maiiaRenient policies to ensure alignment ol’ ODPP strategy with the overall National development strategy:
  • Spearhead development and implementation of the audit and rixk strategy for ODPP to ensure ulignment of the audit operations with the overall ODPP st rategics;
  • Provide leadership in development of new and review existing ODPP audit end risk policies and procedures to provide guidelines for the implementation of the audit strategy;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of ODPP Audit Framework to ensure delivery of audit service* in an organised manner that meets the set audit quality standards;
  • Coordinate activities of the Internal Audit Irtvision with those of other assurance providers to ensure the audit exercise is synchronized and directed al the achievement of the ODPP audit strategy;
  • Oversee creation and revision of ODPP internal audit and risk control systems and reporting on weaknesses;
  • Advise the Accounting Officer on audit matters to Identify gaps in nanurce utilization and recommend solutions to the gaps;
  • Oversee any special audit investigations of any suspected fraudulent and corrupt activities within the 01 lice of the Director of Public Prosecution;
  • Spearhcad the preparation and implementation of the audit budget to ensure allocation of sufficient resources for the implementation of the audit strategy in ODPP;
  • Oversee the preparation of the ODPP audit annual plans to ensure the audit plan supports the achievement of the strategy as well ns the efficient and effective utilization of allocated resources;
  • Oversee the development of divisional work and individual Annual Work plans to facilitate achievement of Audit Division strategy;
  • Coordinate staff appraisal within the Division in liaison with Human Resource Management Division;
  • Safeguard ODPP resources by monitoring their movement# to ensure they are put to the intruded puiposcs by advising against misuse and wastage.;
  • Oversee capacity building to ensure the Division has competencies required in the delivery of quality services and monitor performance in order to achieve objectives of the Division;
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff;
  • Monitor the delivery of audit services in line with audit standards to ensure a minimal number of incidents caused by exposure to preventable risks, in order for ODPP to garner the trust of stakeholders in public prosecutions;
  • Monitor the Implementation of audit recommendations in ODPP to ensure quality and timeliness;
  • Establish liaison with the external auditor on internal control issues to ensure appropriate solutions and strategics arc identified in order lo protect ODPP from preventable risks;
  • Spearhead the development and implementation of the Internal Audit Charter or ODPP to ensure quality service deliver)- by the audit divixion;
  • Monitor tlie utilization of software and data analytical tools io enhance the efficiency of the audit process;
  • Coanlinate supplier performance management through the analysis of valve delivered against signed contracts and services provided by suppliers, In order Io achieve value for money for ODPP;
  • Providc guidance on review of Audit Reports and present to ODPP management to re appropriate solutions are developed and implumen ted in Older to protect ODPP from risks that interfere with the delivery of sendee;
  • Provide guidance on preparation of annual auditors’ reports for all audited accounts;
  • Monitor verification and scrutiny of the books of account# and provide appropriate advice;
  • Providc guidance in development and maintenance of dat.1b.1sc of audit and risk management activities;
  • Guide in interpretation of finamial policies, controls and regulations of ODPP management for sound audit principles/ practices in ODPP;
  • Provide guidance on review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems in ODPP;
  • Participate as secretary to the ODPP’x Audit Committee to capture the recommendations of the committee on risk management at ODPP and implement as appropriate;
  • Developing arid implementing relevant control systems Io ensure that the Government gets value for money on goods delivered and services rendered;
  • Coordinating tlx: implemented control systems to ensure the accuracy, correct mas und funding availability of AIEs issued to ODPP field stations.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates nrc invited to make their applications by completing ONE Mt>t>lii-xti<>n form ODPP i. Tlx- form may I*- .tawntaoded from the ODPPs Wehsne www.odpp.go.ke or picked from Nairobi Headquarters and County Offices.

The candidates should attach COPIES of the following documenta tn tlveir sppUcttian form:

National Identity Ord

Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts

Any supporting documents and testimonials

Letter of appointment to their current substantive |»ost

Letter of appointment to their previous past and

Detailed Curriculum Vilac

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ALL shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificate*. Original transcripts and testimonials, letters of appointment to their current substantive post and previous post and detailed curriculum vitae during the interviews.

In addition, uil candidates who are not ODl’P staff shall be requited to attach COPIES of the following valid clearance certificates to the application:

  • Law Society of Kenya for lawyer*
  • Higher Education Loans Board

Kenya Revenue Authority

Directorate of Criminal Investigation

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

Any other Professional bodies to which the candidate k n member

ALL shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of the document* during Interviews.

Completed application form.’ should be aent to:

The Secretary

Advisory hoard

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

ODPP Building, Rngntl Rond, Upper Hill

P.O. Box 30701 – 00100


So as to reach the Office of the Director of Public Frosccutionb on or before 2nd June, 2021.

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