Senior Internal Auditor – Risk Management and Compliance at Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure.
The Authority is seeking to recruit a qualified Kenyan citizen to fill the following vacant position in its establishment:
Ref: IAQ/6/15

Department: Internal Audit & Review
Reports To: Chief Internal Auditor
Job Purpose: To provide Assurance on Risk Management and Compliance
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in development and periodic review of procedures for use in Internal Audit department. The procedures shall conform to the standards adopted by the Authority, currently being the ISO 90001:2008 Standards;
  • Undertaking continuous evaluation of adequacy and effectiveness of controls and methodology established by Management to ensure that the identified risks are appropriately mitigated at both strategic and operational levels within the Authority;
  • Participating in implementation, monitoring and continual improvement to the KCAA Institutional Risk Management Framework;
  • Ensuring that responsible risk owners within the Authority provide written management action plans in response to the audit reports on Risk Management in their areas of responsibilities;
  • Follow up on outstanding issues as per management actions plans provided in responses to Audit Reports to ensure that management is addressing significant risks and deficiencies within an acceptable time frame;
  • Preparing periodic and mandatory reports on implementation of KCAA Risk Management Framework as per the approved KCAA Risk Management Policy;
  • Provide consultancy services, as may be required, to Management on Risk Management within provisions of the Standards;
  • Undertake any other assignments as may be assigned by Department for time to time.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Aviation, Social Sciences, any other relevant field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), ISACA with Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) qualification or any other recognized Professional body.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as, Aviation will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience, one of which should have been in Risk Management and Compliance.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Proven integrity, transparency and accountability and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication Skills
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates for the job vacancies should submit their applications quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating current day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not
later than 5th May 2015. 

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex – JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
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