Deputy Chief Internal Auditor

REF: LU/AD/2/10/2022

Reports: As the head of Internal Audit, the holder shall report operationally to the Audit, Governance and Risk Management Committee of the Council and administratively to the Vice Chancellor. Academic and Professional


Applicants shall:

Hold Master’s Degree in relevant field;
Hold Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Finance or Accounting);
Hold CIA (K) or CPA (K) or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) final;
Be an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya;
Attendance of a Senior Management or other professional course lasting more than four weeks will be an added advantage
Computer Literacy
Exemplary work performance; and
Demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership, coordination and organization at top management level.


Duties and Responsibilities

The Internal Auditor shall:

Be in Charge of the Internal Audit Department;
Be responsible for appraisal, summarization and discussion or Audit findings with relevant departments or sections;
Be responsible for the preparation of audit reports for presentation to the University Management Board;
Review and revise existing internal audit control systems;
Develop audit techniques;
Be responsible for all staff matters in the department;
Carry out audit of transactions;

Supervise assigned staff


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Applicants should submit an Application Letter containing email address, day time telephone contacts; detailed Curriculum Vitae (detailing academic
qualifications, professional experience and membership to professional associations) and certified copies of certificates.
They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees.
Comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.
Ten (10) copies of the application and referees’ confidential reports on the applicants’ suitability for the posts should be sent via registered mail or courier or
delivery by hand in an envelope marked with the Reference number on the top left-hand side of the envelope to the under-signed to be received on or before 19th October, 2022.
Successful candidate will be required to submit valid clearances from the following bodies upon receipt of an offer of appointment:Kenya Revenue Authority;
Higher Education Loans Board;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct); and
Registered Credit Reference Bureau.
The Chairman,
Laikipia University Council,
P.O. Box 1100-20300,
Nyahururu, Kenya

About Laikipia University

The University has a unique history that has evolved through different educational phases. It was started in April 1929 by a British Colonial farmer cum educationist by the name William Thomas Alfred Levet. The Institution was by then a whites’ only primary school with a large farm, which was sold to Guy Bullen in February 1959. Mr. Bullen sold it to Ministry of Agriculture in 1965. Between 1965 and 1970, the Institution served as a Large-scale Farmers training (LSFTC) college. Vision A University for valued transformation of society Mission To serve the students and society through research, education, scholarship, training, outreach and consultancy Core Values Quality Integrity Respect