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  • Posted: Apr 26, 2021
    Deadline: May 6, 2021
  • Egerton University is the oldest institution of higher learning in Kenya. It was founded as a Farm School in 1939 by Lord Maurice Egerton of Tatton, a British national who settled in Kenya in the 1920s. In 1950, the School was upgraded to an Agricultural College offering diploma programmes. The Egerton Agricultural College Ordinance was enacted in 1955. In 1...
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    Chief Internal Auditor


    The Internal Audit Manager reports to the Vice-Chancellor and will head the Department of Internal Audit.  The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

    • Must have a Masters Degree in relevant field and Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant final or CISA (Certified Information Systems Audit) Final or its equivalent.
    • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or any other related field.
    • Must be conversant with the internal standards on Auditing or international standards.
    • Must be conversant with relevant computer packages such as SAGE ACCPAC
    • Must have at least ten (10) years’ experience in Audit work at senior level in Government, Parastatal or equivalent organization
    • Must be a member of relevant professional bodies and in good standing
    • Must meet the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

    The successful candidate will be required to undertake audit duties in the University and should be able to prepare workable audit programs, audit policies, supervise, direct and provide team leadership to internal auditors.  He/she will also be expected to prepare periodic audit reports for the University Management and University Council. 


    Chief Internal Auditor Grade 15 – Kshs.170,681 – Kshs.248,898/=

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    Deputy Chief Internal Auditor


    The Deputy Chief Internal Auditor reports to the Chief Internal Auditor Manager and will Deputize the head of the Department of Internal Audit.  The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience: –

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Deputize the Chief Internal Auditor.
    2. Responsible for appraisal, summarization and discussion of Audit findings with relevant departments or sections.
    3. Responsible for the preparation of audit reports for presentation to the University Management Board.
    4. Review and revise existing internal audit control systems.
    5. Develop audit techniques.
    6. Responsible for all staff matters in the department.
    7. Carry out audit of transactions.
    8. Supervise assigned staff.
    9. Any other duties that may be assigned be immediate supervisor.

    Academic / Professional Requirements

    • Masters degree in relevant field.
    • Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting option) and CIA or CPA Final or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Final.
    • ICT Compliance


    3 years’ experience as Senior Internal Auditor.


    Terms and conditions of service will be as provided for in the approved terms and conditions of service for the position.  The contract for this position is a three (3) year term renewable on the basis of satisfactory performance.


    Deputy Chief Internal Auditor Grade 14 – Kshs.135,859 – Kshs.189,813/=

    Method of Application

    Information about the post and mode of application can be found on the university website:  Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.  Egerton University is an equal opportunity employer.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Deadline for application is 6th May, 2021.  

    All applications should be addressed to:

    The Deputy Vice Chancellor
    Administration, Planning and Development
    Egerton University
    P. O. Box 536 – 20115

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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