Office of the Auditor General: Supervisor, PR Mgr, Investigations, Procurement, and Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Office of the Auditor General draws its mandate from the
Constitution of Kenya. Article 229 of the constitution establishes the
Office of the Auditor–General. 
Article 248, Section 3 and
Article 249, Section 2 (a) and (b) provides for the independence of the
Office of the Auditor-General. 
The Auditor-General is mandated to audit of Accounts of all National and County Governments, among other Public Entities.

to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit
qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions:-

together with a detailed resume should be submitted to the e mails
shown against each of the vacancies on or before Friday 23rd November
2012 addressed to:

Auditor -General
Office of the Auditor General
P. O. Box 30084-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

copies will not be accepted. Scanned copies of the applicants’
Certificates, testimonials and ID card should be attached to the
The application must have the daytime
telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees known to the
applicant their previous work experience.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Office of the Auditor General is an independent equal opportunities
employer and seeks to have diversity in workforce in line with our
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Senior Supervisor – Audit 

KENAO Scale 7, 9 Vacancies

Duties and Responsibilities

Senior Supervisor -Audit may be in charge of a Branch responsible for
audit of a Ministry/Department, a number of Ministries/Departments,
Local Authorities, State Corporations or a Province. 
may also be deployed in the Performance and Forensic Audit Department
or in the Corporate Services or assigned any other duty or
responsibility the Office may deem appropriate.

A Senior
Supervisor -Audit who may be a Branch Head/ will be responsible for the
overall supervision and operation of the Branch including day to day
administration, staff development and discipline. 
He/she will also be responsible for the accuracy of accounts, reports or other correspondence emanating from the Branch.

Requirements for appointment

Appointment to the grade of Senior Supervisor -Audit will be made from persons who have served in the
position of Supervisor-Audit for a minimum period of three (3) years in a sizable and similar organization and who must have:-
  • Completed CPA(K)/IIA/CISA/CFE examination or recognized equivalents: or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
  • Demonstrated
    administrative capabilities and a high degree of competence in work
    performance and in managing the audit functions or other
  • It is imperative that the ideal candidate be IT Savvy.
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Senior Manager Public Relations and Communications
KENAO Scale 4, 1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review and Implement Internal and External Communication Policy and Strategy;
  • Manage the Corporate image of the organization;
  • Prepare press release and liaise with the media for dissemination of information to the all stakeholders
  • Develop and manage relationships with all stakeholders
  • Perform any other duties as appropriate when appointed by the Office
Requirement for Appointment:
  • A minimum of 5 years experience, 3 of which should be at a Senior level in Public Communications and Public Relations;
  • A
    minimum of a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline and membership
    of good standing in a relevant professional organization. Relevant post
    graduate education and certification will be an added advantage.
  • Be able to articulate the mandate of the Auditor General’s Office in the Constitution in an effective manner to stakeholders.
  • Possess excellent presentational skills, oral and written communication capabilities
  • It is imperative to be IT Savvy
  • Demonstrated high standards in writing press releases and communications with the media.
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Director Internal Audit and Investigations 
KENAO Scale 3, 1 Vacancy

Duties and responsibilities:

Internal Audit Director will be responsible for carrying out internal
audit and investigations within the Office of the Auditor General,
assessing the adequacy of risk management policies, adequacy of internal
controls and compliance with best practice in governance of the
He/she will also be responsible for
providing independent objective assurance and investigations designed to
enhance the integrity and ethical standards of Office of the Auditor

Requirements for Appointment:
  • A Master Degree from any recognized University and a registered member
    of a relevant professional body e.g. ICPAK, ACCA (CIA, IIA, CISA, CFE
    will be an additional advantage.
  • Served as the head or at a
    senior level of Internal Audit and investigations in a large
    organization for a minimum period of 3 years.
  • Demonstrated excellence in undertaking internal investigations especially in the Public Sector.
  • Possess excellent presentational skills, oral and written communication capabilities
  • It is imperative to be IT Savvy
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Senior Manager- Procurement 
KENAO Scale 4, 1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan and coordinate and manage the entire supply chain processes and all procurement activities for the OAG.
  • Ensure compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations.
  • Liaise with all relevant departments in relation to budget provisions
    for purposes of planning and execution of procurement activities.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution and relevant professional qualifications (e.g. MCIPS, KISM or CPM)
  • Must demonstrate thorough understanding of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience in a large Department in the Public Sector.
  • Must be IT savvy.
  • Membership to a professional body is mandatory.
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Legal Officer 
Scale 4, 1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Giving
    legal advice to the Auditor General’s Office and other staff to ensure
    the best legal approach is taken in all matters of the Office as well as
    advice on matters of law;
  • Drawing up and submitting major contracts, agreements and other legal documents.
  • Advice the Office of the Auditor General on HR and any related disciplinary issues.
  • Representing the Office in court cases as necessary.
Requirements for appointment:
  • A first degree in Law degree from a recognized University. Any relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a minimum of 5 years in Public and Private Sector Organization.
  • Must demonstrate a experience in handling relevant legal matters.
  • A member of good standing with the relevant professional body
  • It’s imperative that the ideal candidate be IT savvy
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