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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
  • The current Kabete National Polytechnic has a rich history that dates back to 1924 when the colonial Government started it as a Native Industry Training Depot. Later it was converted to a recruiting barracks for soldiers during the 2nd World war (1939-1945). After the 2nd World war was over it was reverted into a school for 3 years Trade courses for primary levels (former Std 8). With time and the conversion to a new system of Education Kabete became a National Technical Secondary School with the purpose of admitting Std 7 pupils who excelled in their Std 7 National Exams during the 7-4-2-3 system of Education. During this time, the Institution used to admit to form I the best and outstanding performers inStd7 National Examinations from all over the Country. It also admitted students from what then used to be referred to as Grammar Secondary without technical background. These were admitted in form 3 and were expected to pursue while in that form other trade areas such as plumbing, electrical, mechanical etc. as a gateway to joining technical colleges.
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    Principal Audit/Risk Officer

    REF - KNP/2022/3

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

    • Carrying out audit inspections of Institute’s records.
    • Carrying out audit checks and identifying any accounting errors.
    • Collecting data on periodical financial returns, estimates and expenditure.
    • Participating in developing and updating internal audit manual.
    • Stocktaking and carrying out risk assessment, corruption risk assessment and anticorruption awareness activities.
    • Examining vouchers, cashbooks, ledgers confirming the propriety and accuracy of the transactions; auditing of systems and processes.
    • Undertaking audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports.
    • Carrying out institutional risk evaluation, and efficiency audit.
    • Conducting financial and systems audit.
    • Selecting, evaluating and implementing risks mitigation strategies.
    • Reporting on risks status and mitigation actions.
    • Monitoring risk exposure and advice the management.
    • Identifying, analyzing, integrating and assessing areas of risks.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: - 

    • Served in the grade of Internal Auditor II or in a comparable position for a minimum period of at least four (4) years.
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    • Passed Part III of Professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, ACA, CIA, CISA, CRISC or ACMA from a recognized institution.
    • Be a registered member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) (Kenya Chapter) or any other a relevant professional body.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in computer use and applications.

    Method of Application

    The details of the posts and applications procedures can be accessed from the website, . Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF application forms, fill and submit via email to [email protected] and also copy to [email protected] so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022 11 am. No hard copies of the applications will be processed.

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