The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. NACADA was established by the NACADA Act of 2012 (CAP 121B) of the Laws of Kenya. Broadly, NACADA was established to coordinate a multi-sectoral effort aimed at preventing, controlling and...
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At least eight (8) years working experience with three (3) experience in management;
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Accounting option); Commerce (Finance option); Business Administration (Accounting option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Master’s degree in Business Administration or related disciplines;
CPA (K), or, CIA (K), or Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Be a Certified Information System Auditors (C.I.S.A) from a recognized institution;
Certificate in a Strategic Leadership Management course from a recognized institution;
Must be a member with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute of Internal auditors;
Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
Developing and managing an integrated internal audit function covering all the areas of the operations.
Reviewing and presenting to the Audit Board Committee risk based annual audit plan for approval
Reviewing governance mechanisms for transparency and accountability with regard to finance and asset of the entity.
Coordinating the conduct of risk based, value for money and systems audit
Preparing and submitting quarterly reports to the Chief Executive Officer and the Audit Committee summarizing the results of the audit activities
Reviewing reports of programs implemented by the Authority’s to ascertain whether results are consistent with the established strategic objectives and goals and whether the operations or programs are being carried out as planned;
Guiding and participating in the risk management activities in the Authority operations, ensure monitoring and evaluation of the identified risks, recommends the appropriate control measures, and follow-up on implementation.
Providing secretarial services to the Board Audit and Risk Committee;
Coordinating the implementation of the annual audit plan as approved, including as appropriate any special tasks or projects requested by management and the Audit Committee; 10. Identifying areas of improvement and making appropriate recommendations;
Formulating and coordinating the implementation of internal audit policies and strategies;
Reviewing the effectiveness of the financial and non-financial performance management system;
Carrying out special audits and investigations (ad-hoc) as may be required from time to time and submit report of findings to the Board; and
Performing consulting services beyond internal audit’s assurance services to assist management in meeting its objectives
Eight (8) years’ work experience in a similar field; three (3) years of which must be in middle level management;
Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine/ Psychology/ Sociology or Public Health from a recognized institution;
Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology/Counselling Psychology or Public Health from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
Diploma in Addiction counselling from a recognized institution
Certified Addiction Professional by GCCE/DAP/NADAAC or any other recognized accrediting body
Must have worked in an accredited treatment and rehabilitation facility for not less than 5 years g) Membership to a professional body e.g. ISSUP-K, CPAK, KCPA among others
Ensure proper and timely screening, assessment, treatment planning of psychological/psychiatric, and/or behavioral disorders; and other relevant documentation is done using nationally and internationally accepted standards
Ensure appropriate psychosocial support, adequate follow-up and aftercare program on persons discharged from treatment is implemented.
Collaborate with key local, international partners and other stakeholders to promote community activities for elimination of alcohol and drug abuse
Oversee all the outreach and awareness creation activities of the centre to ensure and maintain flow of the clients at the centre.
Measure health outcomes against standards at the Centre and maintain clinical operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing programs and Ministry of Health regulations;
Complete Client care requirements by scheduling and assigning staff and following up on work results;
Maintain staff job results by coaching, ensure counsellors receive counsellors supervision, and overseeing disciplinary processes of all the employees at the Centre;
Protect Clients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations;
Ensure Client confidentiality and protect operations of the Centre by monitoring confidential information processing;
Ensure operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying availability, and ensuring they are serviced and repaired; and oversee methadone dispensation
Maintain clinical supplies inventory by studying usage reports, identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies, and raising requisitions for replenishment;
Develop partnerships with relevant institutions for Authority’s treatment and rehabilitation program
Carrying out public education on alcohol and drug abuse directly and in collaboration with other public or private bodies and institutions
Prepare and submit quarterly reports to management on operations of the Centre; and
Any other duties that may be allocated from time to time.