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KRA Audit Manager Job

Department:      Internal Audit

Division:               Quality Compliance

Section / Unit:   Audit Follow Up

Location / Work station:    Times Towers, Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi or Other Regional Office         

 Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for reviewing the implementation status of internal audit recommendations, quality management system internal audit recommendations and Kenya National Audit Office recommendations to support achievement of the business goals and objectives and conformance of the Authority’s Quality Management System to the requirements of the ISO 9001: 2008/2015 Standard.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manage administrative functions within the audit follow up unit.
  • Communicate assigned tasks to audit teams in a clear and concise manner to ensure high quality, accurate and efficient results.
  • Develop the Annual Audit Work Plan (AAWP) for the unit determining work priorities, schedules and staffing.
  • Provide work instructions and assist employees with difficult and/or unusual assignments, encourage innovation, achievement of goals and foster team work through resolution of problems and mediates conflicts during operations.
  • Identify skills gaps including completing performance appraisals, personal development, succession plans, mentor and coach staff and on time in accordance with the established performance management system.
  • Review audit follow up workings for accuracy, completeness and quality.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for Top management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Coordinate follow up on implementation of Kenya National audit Office (OAG) audit recommendations.
  • Coordinate follow up on implementation of internal audit recommendations.
  • Coordinate follow up on implementation of quality management system internal audit recommendations.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Preparation of unit monthly performance report.
  • Prepare unit annual budgets and monitor their implementation.
  • Assist in development of the Departmental risk register.

Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority. Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budget
  • Expenditure recommendations
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.
  • Provides oversight for physical assets assigned to Audit follow up unit.
  • Decision Making:
  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures.
  • Plan the work of subordinates.
  • Assign work to subordinates.
  • Monitor subordinates work performance.
  • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Works predominantly within the office.
  • Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics, IT, Engineering
  • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
  • CIA or CISA, CPAK or ACCA, Membership of ICPAK, ISACA or IIA
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • At least 5 years work experience,2 years at entry level Management.
  • Need to know: 
  • Analytical skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Computer proficient
  • Strategic leadership    


  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills


  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 25th January 2022.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

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