Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Head - Internal Audit in Muranga County

Head - Internal Audit

Job Group ‘R’

1 Post

Job Ref: MCPSB 4/2013

Reporting to the Chief Officer- Finance and planning, the Officer will be responsible for the County
Internal Audit services.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of internal audit services.
  • Playing a key role in maintaining a strong control environment and supporting initiative that improve performance.
  • . Undertaking capacity building of financial management staff at the county level
  • . Establishing the risk based audit plans consistent with county objectives
  • . Developing leading capacities in terms of resources, methodology and technology.
  • . Communicating plans for engagement and resource requirements for internal audit functions
  • . Any other duty assigned by the Chief Officer — Finance and planning
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor s degree in business, Administration, Accounting, Finance or any other relevant field from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • A master’s degree ¡n the relevant area will be added advantage
  • Be a CPA or ACCA finalist
  • Be a member of ICPAK or relevant professional body
  • Be conversant with various financial management computer packages
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the county Development objectives and vision 2030
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than seven (7) years ¡n Public Service or the Private sector.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.
  • Basic salary: Kshs 109,089 — 144,928pm
  • House allowance Kshs. 40,000p.m
  • Other allowance:1 6,000pm
How to apply

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelope clearly indicating the positions applied for
and quoting the job reference no. on the envelope and addressed to:

The Secretary
Murang’a County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 52 - 10200

Applications can be hand delivered to the County Governor’s office, Murang’a at the County Public
Service Board Office on or before 1st October 2013.


All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions;
  • The Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • The Ethics and Anti —Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau
  • A current membership Certificate of confirmation from the relevant professional body.
Copies of these certificates must be attached to the applications.

(i) The application should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board, on or before 24th Sept 2013.

(ii) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(iii) Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview

( iv) The Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply

(v) The Salary and benefits attached to each post may be subject to review as would be advised by Salaries and Remuneration Commission

Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.