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Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted Wed: Aug- Protected content

Job Description

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament,with a multi-disciplinary research role to preserve and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage for the benefit of the country and the world. NMK manages several Museums, Sites and Monuments of national and international importance alongside priceless collections of Kenya’s living cultural and natural heritage. In addition, NMK is involved in extensive research in various fields ranging from biomedical, cultural, natural and biological sciences.

We are seeking to recruit a diligent and result oriented individual to fill the position of:


Position function

Reporting to the Director General and the Board Audit Committee, the position holder will provide overall leadership and strategic direction in mitigating against risks and ensuring compliance with documented policies and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities

Overseeing the operations and continuous improvement of NMK internal controls, risk management and governance process.
Improving on existing internals system to ensure that internal operational risks are identified, analyzed and addressed.
Providing both the Board and management with regular assessment and opinion on effectiveness of NMK risk management and control systems.
Following up on implementation of audit recommendations.
Supervising and managing the audit team and ensuring optimal level of resources in order to realizeset targets.

Qualifications and Competencies

A degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
Full accounting professional qualifications( CPA or ACCA).
Be a member of relevant professional bodies such; Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Kenya) or any other recognized body.
Ten years experience in finance or audit, three of which should be at supervisory management level.
Thorough knowledge of audit principles, procedures and practices.
Experience in computerized accounting and auditing systems.
Demonstrated good judgment, confidentiality and high integrity.
Excellent communication skills.
Proven ability to develop, motivate and manage a team
Closing date for applications: Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, certified copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of 3 referees (include telephone contact and email).

And should be received not later than 31st August Protected content . Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply
Director General,
National Museums of Kenya,
P.O Box Protected content , Nairobi, Kenya.