KETRACO Internal Audit Manager Job in Kenya

The
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100%
state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the
Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional
Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy. 
The
Mandate of the Company is to plan, design, construct, operate and
maintain high voltage electricity transmission infrastructure, the
National Electricity Transmission Grid and Regional Interconnectors.

KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading inter-connector in Africa. 

 

The
Mission of the Company is to build and operate a national electricity
transmission network that is reliable, efficient, effective, safe and
environment friendly through innovative and best practices; and to
promote regional power trade for socio-economic development.

To
achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and
commissioned 756km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and
on-going projects. 
The
company has a capital base of over Kshs.77 Billion. In addition; and to
increase access to electricity, KETRACO plans to construct additional
7000km of transmission lines in the next five years.

In
order to meet the planned growth and improve access to electricity in
Kenya, the Board of Directors of KETRACO now wish to identify and
recruit capable officers to fill the following position:-
 
Manager, Internal Audit
 
Job Ref No. KETRACO/5/1C/40/76
 
Job Summary:
The internal Auditor will be responsible administratively to the Chief
Executive Officer and technically to the Board of Directors. 
S/he
will provide independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness
of KETRACO’s risk management, internal controls and governance process
to support achievement of the Company’s goals and objectives.

Academic and Professional Qualification Requirements:
  • Minimum
    of an undergraduate degree preferably in Accounting, Finance, Commerce
    (Finance or Accounting option) or a discipline related to the mandate of
    KETRACO
  • A CPA (K) or ACCA is mandatory
  • Membership of ICPAK or ACCA is mandatory
  • A CIA or CISA qualification is mandatory
  • Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors or ISACA is mandatory
Key Tasks
  • Implement the Company’s internal audit strategy, policies and procedures;
  • Carry out risk identification, assessment and audit planning for high risk areas within the operations of the Company;
  • Conduct audit reviews of the effectiveness of risk management process and the adequacy of internal controls;
  • Report and communicate audit findings and recommendations to the Management and to the Board Audit and Risk Committee;
  • Institute follow-up audits to ensure implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Act in a consultancy capacity to internal stakeholders in processes that add value to the Company’s processes;
  • Evaluate corporate governance processes and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Develop and spearhead anti-fraud and corruption strategy in accordance with the Company policies, laws and regulations; and
  • Plan and co-ordinate the timely performance of special audit investigations and forensic audits as necessary.
Related Job Experience
  • At
    least Ten (10) years working experience in Internal Audit and Risk
    Management, five of which must have been at a senior management level in
    a large organization.
  • Experience in Technical Audits will be an added advantage.
Skills and Competencies
 
The candidate must possess the following skills and competencies:-
  • Be Computer literate and familiar with accounting packages and the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Have integrity, excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of maturity and work with minimum supervision;
  • Be a team player and have excellent supervisory skills;
  • Possess
    risk assessment skills and the ability to plan effectively to ensure
    adequate coverage of all high and critical risks is essential;
  • Ability to provide strategic perspective;
  • Ability to provide sound decision making and judgment skills;
  • Ability to provide problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Have planning and organizational skills;
  • Have attention to detail and quality orientation skills; and
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain high work standards.
Terms of Service & Remuneration
 
The
position is on a Permanent and Pensionable basis and will be on
competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and
responsibilities of the position.

Candidates
interested in the above two positions are expected to fulfil the
requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Specifically,
they must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance
certificates from the following organizations:-
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).
Candidates
who meet the above requirements should submit their applications so as
to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference in the
letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 27th January, 2016
at 5.00pm. 
Applications
to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected
salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and
contacts of three referees. 
Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/ Testimonials, and copy of National ID/Passport.
 
The Chairman,
Board of Directors,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
KAWI COMPLEX, 4th Floor,
Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,
Nairobi.
 
Or emailed to: HR_Recruitment@ketraco.co.ke

KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

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

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


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