The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, established by the Kenya Roads Act, 2007.
Our core mandate is to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national urban road networks.
The Authority seeks to a recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to fill the under-listed position:
Assistant Director (Internal Audit – Projects)
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Developing a comprehensive programme of engagement coverage for assigned areas;
b) Ensuring conformity to acceptable standards, plans, budgets and schedules;
c) Assisting in the preparation of specific audit assignment plans and programmes;
d) Reviewing the execution of the works carried out under the contracts, together with the associated supervision;
e) Reviewing the quality of the works carried out to ensure they are in conformity with the contracts, technical specifications and in accordance with the best practice in the sector;
f) Reviewing the project expenditures to ensure they are justified and were foreseen in the project budget;
g) Reviewing the contractual obligations to ensure there is sufficient documentation for measurement and payments;
h) Reviewing detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts for projects to ensure conformance to specifications;
i) Reviewing the administration of environmental and safety provision under the contracts;
j) Ensuring that audit findings are properly documented;
k) Preparing draft audit reports detailing audit findings;
l) Leading specific audit teams;
m) Preparing periodic audit reports; and
n) Performing any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Competencies
a) Have a minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in comparable position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
b) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
c) Be registered by Engineers Board of Kenya as a professional Engineer;
d) Have a valid Annual Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya;
e) Have a certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;
f) Be a member of Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
g) Be proficient in computer applications;
h) Experience in auditing will be an added advantage;
i) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
j) Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Positions in Job Grade 10 to 4 are on permanent and pensionable terms while those in job grade 2 and 3 are on a three year contract renewable depending on performance.
The successful candidates may be required to work either at the Headquarter Offices or any of the Regional Offices as the case may be.
Candidates will be expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
Specifically, they must obtain and attach copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions/organizations;
- Kenya Revenue Authority;
- Higher Education Loans Board;
- Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
- Criminal Investigations Department
- Credit Reference Bureau
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply for the positions by downloading the KURA Job Application Form HERE from www.kura.go.ke, fill and submit together with their updated CVs and copies of National Identity Card, copies of all certificates & testimonials including Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya clearances, details of their day time contacts, names, contacts of three referees.
The application should be mailed (by post office/courier service) or hand delivered so as to reach the Director General by 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 16th July 2019.
All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked and addressed to the following address:
The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM Building, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue, Opposite Bishops Gate
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, Nairobi
Applications without the KURA Job Application Form will not be considered.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Kenya Urban Roads Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, Youth, Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities/areas are encouraged to apply.