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  • Posted on: 5 December, 2018 Deadline: 18 December, 2018
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    The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) is a State Corporation established in November, 2004 by an Act of Parliament (Persons with Disabilities Act 2003) with the mandate to formulate and implement policies that are geared towards mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities to the National economy. To achieve this mandate, the Secretariat seeks to fill the following positions which fell vacant.

     

    Internal Auditor

     

    Job Summary

    The Internal auditors are responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Council.  In addition, Internal Auditors assist the Council accomplish its strategic objectives by affecting a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

    Responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

    • Provide inputs for the update of policies and procedures for the Department;
    • Develop individual audit engagement plan and ensure implementation;
    • Review and evaluate the system of internal controls, assess their adequacy, effectiveness and proposing recommendations for their improvement;
    • Safeguard the Council’s assets by establishing appropriate means of verifying their existence, ownership and valuation;
    • Prepare draft audit reports on completion of each audit engagement for review by the Chief Internal Auditor;
    • Assist in establishing a follow up mechanism on recommendations received from all internal and external audits; and
    • Provide inputs for the update of policies and procedures for the Department;
    • Develop individual audit engagement plan and ensure implementation;
    • Review and evaluate the system of internal controls, assess their adequacy, effectiveness and proposing recommendations for their improvement;
    • Safeguard the Council’s assets by establishing appropriate means of verifying their existence, ownership and valuation;
    • Prepare draft audit reports on completion of each audit engagement for review by the Chief Internal Auditor;
    • Assist in establishing a follow up mechanism on recommendations received from all internal and external audits; and
    • Undertake special audit/investigations.

    Requirements 

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

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;
    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or relevant field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • CPA (K) or its equivalent;
    • Member of ICPAK in good standing;
    • Attended a supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • At least four (4) years’ relevant experience gained from a public or private organization.
    • Demonstrated results in work performance; and
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and skills

    • Proficiency in IT;
    • Ethical and integrity;
    • Interpersonal skills; and
    • Communication skills

    Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable

    Consolidated pay is in accordance with the Council’s pay structure as well as Government (SRC) Allowances provisions as indicated below in Kenya Shillings:

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    Services Officer

     

    Job summary

    Development and management of programmes within the council, fundraising for programmes, development of partnerships with stakeholders. Formulation of the Council’s and National policies and strategies on CT PWSD, Registration, Habilitation and Rehabilitation, Education, Economic Empowerment, infrastructure development and Disability Mainstreaming.

    Responsibilities

    • Administering Fund application forms and targeting tools for beneficiaries grants and cash transfers programmes
    • Participate in targeting community validation and enrollment of beneficiaries under PWSD-CT and administer the application process for education assistance, assistive devices and services, economic empowerment and infrastructure and equipment
    • Conduct registration of persons with
    • Supervise clerks/ Interns who work under them
    • Call for and vet applications for education, economic empowerment grants, tools of trade, infrastructure, equipment grants, assistive devices, and submit the proposed beneficiaries to the headquarters
    • Provide sunscreen lotions, cancer screening and treatment services, protective clothing and sensitization of self-care to persons with Albinism
    • Facilitate registration of companies and businesses of persons with disabilities under AGPO and provide them with LPO Financing
    • Train economic empowerment beneficiary groups on entrepreneurship
    • Facilitate delivery of cheques of grants and bursaries groups and schools respectively
    • Assisting the local communities and self-help groups to identify viable projects
    • mobilize local resources for the implementation development assisting the communities develop Community Action Plans(CAPs)
    • Link PWDs and DPOs with development partners
    • Monitor implementation Registration, Rehabilitation &, Habilitation Education assistance, Infrastructure & Equipment support, Economic Empowerment & Enterprise Development, Cash Transfer and Disability Mainstreaming programmes,advise and report the progress
    • Conflict resolutions among group members disaggregate data age etc.
    • Participate in community mobilization and sensitization programmes of the Council
    • Facilitate persons with disabilities access tax exemptions, licenses and employment service extension recommendation
    • Organize National and International events on Disability at the County levels
    • Create awareness on disability, programmes and services offered by the Council
    • Lobby and advocate for implementation of 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions in public and private entities
    • Monitor compliance on the 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions by public and private entities
    • Monitor compliance on the 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions by public and private entities
    • Provide technical support on disability mainstreaming in form of training, accessibility audits, job placement requirements to public and private

    Requirements

    The successful candidate shall be a Kenyan citizen with:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social science
    • Professional qualification where applicabl
    • Experience in working in the Disability Sector or a similar sector;
    • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six in the constitution

    Key competences and skills

    • Proficiency in IT
    • Communication and reporting skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Integrity
    • Team player

    Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable

    Consolidated pay is in accordance with the Council’s pay structure as well as Government (SRC) Allowances provisions as indicated below in Kenya Shillings:

    Method of Application

    Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates and a copy of national identity card as well as Chapter 6 clearances to the address below by 18th December 2018. Additionally, they should provide names and contacts of two referees.

    The Executive Director,
    NCPWD
    Waiyaki Way – Next to Kabete Barracks
    P.O Box 66577 – 00800,
    NAIROBI

    NCPWD is an equal opportunity employer thus Persons with disabilities, women and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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