Chief Internal Auditor

Deadline - September 26th 2017


Chief Internal Auditor

Chief Internal Auditor Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the KMFRI Board of Management through the Board Audit Committee and the Director;
  • Develop and implement effective risk management, internal control and corporate governance framework;
  • Ensure maintenance of high audit standards within the unit and adherence to plans, budgets and work schedules;
  • Ensuring compliance with existing regulations, instructions and procedures in financial and other operations;
  • Verifying and pre-auditing of annual appropriation accounts, statement of assets and liabilities, fund accounts and annual audited statements prepared by Management for submission to the Auditor General;
  • Ensuring accountability and prudent management of resources and assets and ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity;
  • Liaise with the Director on matters raised in reference sheets from the office of the Auditor General, carry out investigations and head special audit tasks and prepare annual audit reports/returns;

Qualifications for the Chief Internal Auditor Job

  • Kenya certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean grade of at least C+ (Plus) or its equivalent;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting, or Finance) or its recognized equivalent from recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or its equivalent from recognized institution;
  • A registered member of relevant Professional body;
  • Satisfactorily served at the position of Principal Internal Auditor for minimum of three (3) years in a public sector or equivalent position in the private sector;
  • A holder of Post Graduate Diploma in Internal Audit or CISA-Certified Information System Auditor or Certified Internal Auditor will be an added advantage;
  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, email address, a day time telephone contact and the details and contact information for three referees to the following address, not later than 26th September 2017. The Director, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, P.O. Box 81651 – 80100, Mombasa Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561 Email:

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Application deadline : September 26th 2017

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