General Manager, Internal Audit

  • Full Time

KenGen is hiring a highly experienced and qualified General Manager to head their Internal Audit Department. This critical role reports functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board and administratively to the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, providing independent assurance on the effectiveness of KenGen’s risk management, internal controls, and governance processes.


  • – At least 15 years of relevant experience, with 5 years as a senior manager in a large organization
  • – Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration from a recognized institution
  • – Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration from a recognized institution
  • – Certified Public Accountant (CPA)(K) qualification
  • – Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or related certification from a recognized institution
  • – Membership in the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or other relevant professional bodies
  • – Demonstrated high performance and leadership in previous roles

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • – Formulate and coordinate the implementation of internal audit and risk management strategies, policies, and plans
  • – Provide internal audit reports to the Board Audit Committee
  • – Assure on the effectiveness, efficiency, adequacy, and risk management processes
  • – Monitor compliance with corporate governance, laws, and regulations impacting the company’s operations
  • – Enhance internal systems and controls
  • – Compile and issue internal audit reports to management
  • – Advise the Board of Directors and management on the adequacy of internal control systems in relation to risk management
  • – Conduct routine and forensic audits when necessary
  • – Monitor the implementation of audit recommendations and closure
  • – Liaise with external auditors and other agencies on corporate governance issues
  • – Test the efficacy of risk assessment systems and recommend improvements
  • – Monitor, report, and assure on the company’s overall risk profile
  • – Review the reliability, integrity, timeliness, and accuracy of accounting reports
  • – Provide independent assurance on risk assurance process on both design and operation
  • – Provide advisory services to audit stakeholders and stakeholder engagement on internal audit processes
  • – Participate in the preparation of divisional budgets and procurement plans
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