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  • Posted: May 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Originally the Office was referred to as the Exchequer & Audit Department which with time changed to the Office of the Controller and Auditor-General. During this period, the Office derived its mandate from the Exchequer and Audit Act Cap 412 which provided for the audit of the Central Government by the Controller and Auditor General. Later the Act was a...
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    Director, Human Resource And Administration

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Deputy Auditor – General (Corporate Services), the Director – Human Resource and Administration will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in Human Resources Management and Administration services and formulation of policies and procedures relating to Human Resource Management and Administration services to ensure that the Office attracts, develops and retains required talents to meet its mandate.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Provide strategic professional leadership and direction for the development and implementation of effective Human Resource Management and Administration services strategies, policies and procedures;
    2. Coordinate the Office’s human resource planning initiatives to ensure the formulation of strategies / programmes for the timely acquisition and / or development of the critical skills required to support and sustain the business strategies of the Office;
    3. Establish frameworks for the continuous development and review of the human resources capabilities / competencies through learning and development programmes, succession plans and career management processes;
    4. Develop and implement an effective Performance Management System to motivate staff and enhance performance and productivity;
    5. Oversee the preparation of the Human Resource Management and Administration budget and exercise expenditure control;
    6. Develop and implement procedures necessary to attract, select and recruit staff with relevant skills required for the core business of the Office;
    7. Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits strategies to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance;
    8. Review and implement OAG social welfare programs including Health, GPA & GLA, and safety programs;
    9. Coach, mentor and develop the HR and Administration team to ensure excellent performance and effective succession management;
    10. 10) Proactively manage employee relations and staff discipline so as to achieve optimal labour productivity, industrial harmony and maintain a positive image of the Office;
    11. Effectively manage both physical and computerized HR Records and Information Systems to ensure accountability of human resources and availability of records for sound decision making;
    12. Establish initiatives towards the development of a corporate culture that facilitates achievement of the mandate and strategy of the Office.
    13. Oversee implementation of management decisions and development projects;
    14. Oversee provision of overall administrative support services in the Office
    15. Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Auditor – General.

    Requirements for Appointment

    1. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Organization Development or any other relevant Social Science degree from a recognized university;
    2. Diploma or Higher diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;
    3. A Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management/Administration, Strategic Management, Organization Development or any other relevant Social Science from a recognized university;
    4. Proficiency in Computer Applications and knowledge of Human Resource Management Information System;
    5. Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    6. Must be a Practicing member of the Institute of Human Resource Management of good standing;
    7. Must have a valid IHRM Practicing License;
    8. Thorough knowledge and understanding of Kenya Labour Laws;
    9. Minimum of 15 years relevant working experience five (5) of which must have been at the level of Deputy Director or equivalent and comparable position.

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    Director, Supply Chain Management

    Purpose of the job:

    Reporting to the Deputy Auditor – General (Corporate Services), the Director – Supply Chain Management will be responsible for providing leadership in the overall management of Supply Chain Management functions in accordance with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act (PPADA), 2015, the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Regulations 2020, related circulars and any other guidelines as may be applicable from time to time towards the advancement of OAG’s mandate.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Formulate, review, interpret and ensure implementation of procurement policies, strategies, procedures and manuals which safeguard integrity of the procurement processes of the Office;
    • Advise the Auditor-General on all procurement and asset disposal matters to ensure compliance by the Office;
    • Manage and monitor contracts, vendor performance and service level agreements within the Office;
    • Co-ordinate internal monitoring and evaluation of the Supply Chain Management function;
    • Oversee preparation, publishing and distribution of procurement and disposal opportunities including invitations to tender in line with the PPAD Act, 2015;
    • Develop work plans for the Directorate, supervise implementation and evaluate performance to achieve the Office’s strategic plan;
    • Recommend training and development programmes for the Directorate staff based on a competency framework, in line with both OAG’s strategy and individual needs;
    • Ensure timely, efficient and effective procurement of goods, services and works, while adhering to the Procurement policy and regulations;
    • Review the developed clarifications to bidders, addendums and any amendments to tender documents;
    • Recommend and propose members to be appointed in the evaluation, negotiation, disposal, opening and Inspection and Acceptance Committees to the Accounting Officer in all procurement proceedings;
    • Provide professional opinion and recommendations on procurement and asset disposal matters;
    • Review monthly reports on contract status, invoice status and stock taking; advice appropriately to ensure minimal distraction of operations of the Office;
    • Oversee the development and administration of a supplier satisfaction survey questionnaire to ensure full implementation of contracts;
    • Approve the Local Purchase Orders, Local Service Orders, Internal Purchase Requisitions and Internal Store Requisition;
    • Oversee periodic and annual stock taking for prudent inventory management;
    • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Auditor – General.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    1. A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: – Supply Chain Management, Commerce/Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Management, Logistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    2. Diploma or Post graduate qualification in Procurement or Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized institution;
    3. A Masters degree in any of the following: – Supply Chain Management, Commerce, Strategic Management, Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration, Logistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    4. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    5. Be a registered member in good standing with the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management;
    6. Must have a valid Practicing license issued by KISM;
    7. Minimum 15 years’ experience five (3) of which should be in a Position of Deputy Director – Supplies Chain Management or equivalent position preferably in the Public sector.

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    Director, Communication

    Purpose of the Job

    Reporting to the Deputy Auditor – General (Corporate Services), the Director – Communication will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in Communications management so as to achieve the communication goals for the Office.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide overall strategic leadership and direction for the development and implementation of effective Communications strategies, policies and procedures;
    • Establish frameworks for the continuous development and review of the Communications programmes including corporate social responsibility;
    • Participate in the development and implementation of corporate strategy;
    • Review the execution of communication policies and strategies ensuring they are aligned to the overall goals of the Office;
    • Respond to media queries and the public on behalf of the Office;
    • Advise the Auditor-General and the senior management on Public Relations and communication issues;
    • Produce relevant Information, Education and Communication materials that positively represent the Office;
    • Participate in the publication and dissemination of audit reports for the Office;
    • Organize interactive media meetings with editors and journalists for public communication on the Office updates;
    • Monitor the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure the achievement of the Directorate objectives;
    • Ensure adherence to the code of conduct by the staff to maintain quality standards and integrity in their work;
    • Coach and mentor staff members within the Directorate to enhance work performance as set out in the appraisal schemes.
    • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Auditor – General.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Media or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution;
    • A post graduate qualification in PR, Communications, Journalism, Mass media or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Media Studies, Business Management or any other related relevant discipline from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Registered member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya of good standing;
    • Minimum 15 years’ experience five (5) of which should be in a Position of Deputy Director Communications or equivalent position.

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    Director, Legal Services

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Deputy Auditor – General (Corporate Services), the Director – Legal Services will be responsible for the provision of legal advisory services through interpretation of legal matters, leading litigation, maintaining custody of the office’s seal and legal documents, vetting and drafting of legal agreements for the Office.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participate in the development and implementation of the corporate strategy by developing and implementing the Legal Services strategy;
    • Develop and oversee the implementation of legal and governance policies, systems and procedures, in line with the corporate strategy to ensure the achievement of Office mandate;
    • Plan and coordinate the functions of the legal Services Directorate to ensure the achievement of the Directorate’s strategic objective;
    • Plan, develop, implement, and monitor the budget for the Legal Services Directorate to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the management of the Office financial resources;
    • Provide legal counsel to the Office and ensure compliance with all statutory requirements to ensure the Office is protected from litigation and costs associated with non – compliance;
    • Lead the drafting and reviewing of contracts, agreements and leases in which the Office is involved;
    • Ensure safe custody of the of the office legal documents, for instance minutes and assist in the preparation of OAG Leadership and Strategy Committee papers, company seals etc to protect the documents from access by unauthorized persons, and for fast retrieval for decision making purposes;
    • Ensure adequate preparation and representation of the Office in litigation cases;
    • Represent the Office in court and adduce evidence in all cases where the Office may be involved in.
    • Coach and mentor staff in the Directorate and make recommendations for appropriate trainings;
    • Appraise the staff within the Directorate as per the laid down guidelines.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    • Bachelor of Law (LL. B) degree from a recognized university;
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
    • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
    • Be a member of good standing of the Law Society of Kenya;
    • Be in possession of a current practising license;
    • Senior Leadership Development Programme from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • At least 15 years relevant experience five (5) of which must have been at the level of Deputy Director or its equivalent position preferably in the Public Sector

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    Deputy Director, Communication

    Purpose of the job:

    Reporting to the Director – Communication, the Deputy Director – Communication will be responsible for the implementation and management of communication channels and opportunities with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure that key messages about the Office of Auditor-General (OAG) reach the intended stakeholders.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitor the execution of the external and internal communication policies and adherence to set standards across the Office;
    • Implement the external and internal communication programmes to support key stakeholders and media relations efforts so as to give the Office the required positioning and visibility;
    • Implement all internal and external digital communication for the Office to ensure quality output on outgoing messages;
    • Review media commentary and analysis of the print, electronic and social media of the Office;
    • Produce press releases, briefs, case studies, articles and speeches on behalf of the Office;
    • Prepare Information, Education and Communication materials that positively represent the Office;
    • Draft formal speeches for top management to present at formal events involving the Office;
    • Coordinate OAG formal events and protocol to internal stakeholders across the institution;
    • Monitor the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure the achievement of the Unit objectives;
    • Coach and mentor staff members within the Unit to enhance work performance as set out in the appraisal schemes;
    • Gather information on programmes and significant events that impact on customers, and forward the same to the head of Communications for dissemination;
    • Edit stories on various topical issues before they are released to the public and liaise with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern.
    • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Auditor – General.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Media or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution;
    • A post graduate qualification in PR, Communications, Journalism, Mass media or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Media Studies, Business Management or any other related relevant discipline from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Senior Management Course (SMC) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Registered member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya of good standing;
    • Minimum 12 years’ experience, five (5) of which should be in a Position of Manager – Communications or equivalent position.

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    Deputy Director, Legal Services

    Purpose of the job:

    Reporting to the Director – Legal Services, the Deputy Director – Legal Services will be responsible for the implementation of the legal services strategy and plans, and provision of legal advice to the Office.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide professional guidance to Management and staff on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Office on all areas of law;
    • Participate in the development and implementation of the Legal Directorate’s strategy and plans;
    • Coordinate and monitor all litigation instituted against and on behalf of the Office to ensure the best results for the Office in such litigation;
    • Participate in the preparation and implementation of the legal services budget;
    • Provide professional advice to the Office on legal matters, policies and procedures to enhance compliance, hence reducing reputational, legal and financial risks;
    • Participate in drafting, review and interpretation of contracts/agreements between the Office and other parties;
    • Carry out searches at the registries i.e. lands, company registry and court files as appropriate in support of legal decisions;
    • Prepare legal documentation and legal briefs to represent the Office in court;
    • Appraise the staff within the directorate as per the laid down guidelines.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    • Bachelor of Law (LL. B) degree from a recognized university;
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
    • Be an advocate for the High Court of Kenya;
    • Be a member of good standing of the Law Society of Kenya;
    • Be in possession of a current practicing license;
    • A Senior Management Course will be an added advantage;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • At least 12 years relevant experience five (5) of which must have been at the position of Manager – Legal services or its equivalent preferably in the public sector.

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    Deputy Director, Administration

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Director – Human Resource and Administration, the Deputy Director – Administration will be responsible for the development and implementation of the administration services strategy derived from the overall strategy of the Office of the Auditor General through improvement of administrative processes and policies.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Implement administrative policies and procedures in line with the corporate strategy for the Office to ensure effective and efficient operations;
    • Coordinate effective preparation of the administration budget and monitor utilization thereof;
    • Oversee the planning functions to ensure integration of administrative services with the business units in order to meet their administrative needs;
    • Coordinate Security and safety of staff;
    • Ensure compliance of Occupation Safety and Health Act (OSHA);
    • Coordinate Transport and Logistic activities;
    • Monitor the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure achievement of the Directorate’s objectives;
    • Ensure adherence to the Code of Conduct and Ethics by the staff to maintain quality standards and integrity during their work.
    • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Auditor – General.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences such as Business Administration, Public Administration, or any relevant degree from a recognized university;
    • Diploma in Business Management/Administration or its equivalent relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Proven computer proficiency;
    • Must be a member of the relevant professional body in good standing;
    • 12 years relevant working experience from a reputable organization five (5) of which must have been at a Senior or equivalent position preferably in the public sector

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    Manager, Human Resource Management

    Purpose of the job:

    Reporting to the Deputy Director – Human Resource, the Manager – Human Resource will be responsible for the implementation of sound labour relations, Resourcing, Staff Welfare programs and Performance Management initiatives in the Office of the Auditor-General (OAG).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist line managers in the interpretation of Human Resource policies, procedures and regulations;
    • Attend employee related court cases and provide information for use as evidence on behalf of the Office of the Auditor-General;
    • Coordinate with senior management on staff welfare and discipline to maintain a professional standard as required by general human resource practices management;
    • Implement various staff welfare interventions in the Office;
    • Coordinate the implementation of performance management processes for other departments in line with the organization’s policy and regulations;
    • Carry out an institution-wide staff performance analysis, interpret the results of the performance appraisal process and give recommendations on staff promotions to management;
    • Participate in the development and maintenance of performance evaluation tools and provide training to staff on performance improvement;
    • Analyze and establish staffing needs according to organization structure, strategic plan, annual operational plan and budget;
    • Participate in the development and review of the performance management strategy, policy and procedures for the Organization in line with the corporate strategic plan
    • Design training plans and training dashboards in accordance with allocated training budget for learning offerings that minimize competency gaps in the Office;
    • Initiate suitable learning and development interventions or training programs and evaluate the content for skill improvement for staff at the institution;

    Requirements for appointment:

    • A Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management/Administration, Organization Development or any other relevant Social Science degree from a recognized university
    • Diploma/Post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;
    • A Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management / Administration, Organization Development or any other relevant Social Science from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
    • Proficiency in Computer Applications and knowledge of Human Resource Management Information System will be an added advantage.
    • Senior Management Course or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Must be a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management of good standing.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Kenya Labour Laws
    • 9 years relevant working experience 3 of which must have been at a HR Officer or equivalent level.

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    Manager ICT

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Deputy Director – ICT, the Manager ICT will be responsible for the provision of back office and front office software applications, computer networks; (Local Area and Wide Area Networks), intranets and management of ICT hardware and related services to ensure ICT connectivity within the organization

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop contingency plans such as disaster recovery and risk management which will assure business continuity for the Office;
    • Manage Information & Communication Technology back office software application including administration and maintenance of all servers and technical storage infrastructure;
    • Monitor and analyze ICT technical logs to ensure information security and service continuation;
    • Maintain software architecture and documentation based on evolving system requirements to keep up with current technology trendsZ
    • Support front office software applications by maintaining the Audit Management System, management of information system, data warehousing and OAG learning portal;
    • Trouble shoot and resolve all ICT application issues that arise, such as user inaccessibility and inability to download software that need to be addressed in a timely manner;
    • Analyze potential ICT risks such as network failures and virus invasion to OAG data and report problems to meet system requirements;
    • Implement and maintain network security procedures to ensure network resources are not compromised through unauthorized access;
    • Initiate and monitor system back up routines and storage solutions as per ICT policy;
    • 10) Configure network infrastructure and manage firewalls for the organization’s ICT systems to prevent hacker access into systems at the commission;
    • Monitor the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure the achievement of the directorate objectives;
    • Ensure adherence to the code of conduct by the staff to maintain quality standards and integrity during their work;
    • Undertake quarterly maintenance of all Information Communication Technology assets;
    • Ensure the Information Technology service management system is efficiently utilized thorough proper schedules planning for helpdesk incidents and staff queries;
    • Prepare Information & Communication Technology support service reports for use by management;
    • Provide technical support to Integrated Financial Management Information System, payroll system, internet banking and other related systems in use by the Office.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    1. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field from a recognized institution;
    2. Masters degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or related Postgraduate degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    3. Cisco Certified Network Professional or Cisco Certified Internet Engineer;
    4. Certified Data Centre Professional;
    5. Oracle Certified Administrator;
    6. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE);
    7. Registered member of good standing with the relevant professional body;
    8. Senior Management Course from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    9. At least 9 years of practical experience from a reputable organization three (3) of which must have been at the level of ICT Officer or its equivalent and comparable position.

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    Manager, Finance

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Deputy Director – Finance, the Manager – Finance will be responsible for the preparation & review of budgets and processing of payments. The incumbent will also be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of quality management reports.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide information for budget justification at the National Treasury, National Assembly and other stakeholders;
    • Carry out periodic budget review for the purpose of reallocation and preparation of supplementary budget;
    • Review vouchers and supporting documents from vendors to verify accuracy for payments;
    • Reconcile payment vouchers and transactions processed through internet banking;
    • Update and maintain the weekly vote book status report for the Office;
    • Lead annual budgets and forecast processes by coordinating inputs from across the office;
    • Review and process approved imprest requests presented by user departments;
    • Prepare monthly management reports;
    • Prepare regular cash flow analysis for the Office;
    • Monitor the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure the achievement of the directorate objectives;
    • Ensure adherence to the code of conduct by the staff to maintain quality standards and integrity during their work;
    • Coach and mentor staff members within the directorate to enhance work performance as set out in the appraisal schemes.
    • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Auditor – General.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Economics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
    • Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA – K) Qualification or its recognized and equivalent qualification;
    • A Master’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Strategic Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Senior Management Course or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • Registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other relevant professional body of good standing;
    • At least 9 years of practical experience in Finance management preferably in a public organization three (3) of which must have been at the level of a Finance Officer or its equivalent and comparable position.

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    Office Assistant

    No of Positions: 15

    Purpose of the job

    The Office Assistant will be responsible for provision of support services to the organization to enable the Office run efficiently.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Carry out cleaning work to the required standard and as instructed;
    2. Ensure that tools and equipment are in good working condition and report any defects;
    3. Deliver files and mail to the respective destinations;
    4. Assist with organizing and setting up of the office;
    5. Assist with reallocation and moving of office furniture and assets as per instructions;
    6. Support in the security of the office by opening and closing of the main doors within set timelines.
    7. Prepare and provide refreshments for office staff.
    8. Any other duties assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    Kenya Certificate in Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade of D+ from KNEC or its equivalent and recognized qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Motor Vehicle Driver

    No of Positions: 5

    Purpose of the job:

    The Motor Vehicle Driver will be responsible for the transportation of authorized staff and goods in the Office of the Auditor-General

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Drive a motor vehicle as authorized;
    2. Carry out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc;
    3. Detect and report malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
    4. Maintain work tickets for vehicles assigned;
    5. Ensure security and safety of passengers, the vehicle on and off the road and / or goods therein;
    6. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle.
    7. Any other duties assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D (Plain) or its approved equivalent qualification;
    2. A valid driving license free from any current endorsement (s);
    3. Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III conducted by the Ministry of Roads and Public Works;
    4. Attended a First Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one week at St. John’s Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
    5. A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;
    6. Occupational Trade Test III/II/I for Drivers conducted by the Ministry of Roads and Public Works;
    7. Defensive Driving certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    8. Refresher course for drivers lasting not less than one week within the last three years at KIHBT or any other recognized institution;
    9. Minimum 3 Years relevant experience

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    Manager, Communication, Grade OAG 5

    Purpose of the job:

    Reporting to the Deputy Director – Communication, the Manager – Communication will be responsible for editing and design of OAG audit reports and implementation of various internal and external communication interventions for the office.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Edit, proof-read and design audit reports and other publications to make them more reader friendly and easy to understand
    • Coordinate the production of popular, Swahili and braille versions of OAG audit reports, to meet the needs of the citizens and expectations of key stakeholders
    • Develop and oversee implementation of Communications Strategy and Policy to drive OAG agenda
    • Produce proactive and authoritative press releases, briefs, case studies, articles and speeches that drive the corporate objectives of OAG
    • Monitor media coverage and develop mitigating measures
    • Develop and implement outreach and advocacy programmes to enhance good governance and accountability among targeted stakeholders
    • Develop, manage and drive the crisis communications component on behalf of OAG
    • Drive, champion and position OAG brand attributes to all external publics through appropriate communications channels
    • Implement and manage all digital communication that include website and appropriate social media platforms

    Requirements for appointment:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Linguistics, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Media or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution;
    • A post graduate qualification in PR, Communications, Journalism, Mass media or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Registered member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya of good standing;
    • Minimum 9 years’ experience 3 (three) of which should be in a Position of Communication Officer or equivalent position.
    • Proven experience in editing, proof reading and document preparation will be an added advantage.

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    Finance Officer

    No of Positions: 2

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Manager – Finance, the Finance Officer will be responsible for the implementation of the financial and accounting activities in the Office.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Process payment vouchers for approval by the relevant authority;
    2. Examine and process payments received from the vendors as per the laid down policies and procedures;
    3. Undertake bank Statements reconciliation;
    4. Process vendor payments using Integrated Management Information Systems (IFMIS);
    5. Prepare periodic financial reports for review by the Manager Finance;
    6. Train staff in Finance Directorate on matters related to financial process and control;
    7. Supervise and assist in appraising of the staff within the Directorate as per the laid down guidelines and procedures.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
    • Part II of Certified Public Accountants (CPA – K) Qualification or its recognized and equivalent qualification;
    • At least 6 years of practical experience in Finance management preferably in a public organization three (3) of which must have been at the level of a Finance Associate I or its equivalent and comparable position;
    • Proficiency in computer applications

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    Audit Associate II

    No of Positions:120

    Purposes of the Job

    This is the entry and training grade for the Audit staff. The position is responsible for the execution of audit functions assigned, and assists in the delivery of timely documentation of audit findings to management for review. The successful candidates will be posted to any of the OAG Regional offices located in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Garissa, Machakos, Kakamega, Embu, Nyeri and Kisii.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist in conducting audit assignments and assurance in the auditee institutions i.e. Ministries, Departments, Agencies, State Corporations and Counties according to the prescribed scope within the audit process to ensure compliance with internal controls and authorities;
    • Assist in collecting data on information systems and processes of the auditee institution to be used in the validation of financial documents;
    • Obtain in-depth understanding of each function of entities being audited, and assist in assessing risks during the audit process;
    • Assist in developing and presenting audit reports;
    • Assist in the preparation of documents i.e. working papers, planning memorandums and audit reports as required by management in line with the quality standards of the audit process.

    Requirements for Appointment

    1. A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University preferably in Social Sciences or other fields relevant to the audit function such as Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Law, Business Administration, Engineering, or other relevant disciplines from a recognized institution;
    2. Demonstrate competence in IT proficiency.
    • CPA (K) or its equivalent and recognized qualification will be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    Use the emails(s) below to apply

     

    1. All applications must be emailed to the email address indicated for each position. No physical applications will be received.
    2. Applicants must attach the following documents:

    Application Form

    1. Application Form clearly indicating the post applied for, full name of the applicant, National ID Card No, Telephone Number and email address.
    2. Academic and professional certificates 
    3. Other relevant testimonials
    4. Clearance certificates from the following bodies:
      1. Directorate of Criminal Investigations 
      2. Credit Reference Bureau
      3. Kenya Revenue Authority
      4. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
      5. Higher Education Loans Board where applicable

    Applications should reach the Office on or before 25 May 2021
     
    NOTE:

    It is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job applications. The Office shall take appropriate action on any applicant who shall be found to have presented false information and/ or documents. 

    The Office of the Auditor-General is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to have diversity in the workforce in line with the Constitution. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. 
    Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification

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