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Director – Frequency Spectrum Management

Ref. D/FSM/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Director General, the Director of Frequency Spectrum Management will provide strategic leadership and technical expertise in managing the allocation, assignment, and utilization of frequency spectrum resources in Kenya.
  • This role requires a deep understanding of international best practices, regulatory frameworks, and emerging trends in frequency spectrum management. The successful candidate will be responsible for formulating and implementing policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure efficient and equitable spectrum allocation and utilization across various communication services and technologies.
  • Advise the Authority on the development and implementation of a comprehensive frequency spectrum management strategy, policies, and procedures in alignment with international best practices and regulatory frameworks.
  • Provide expertise in the planning, allocation, assignment, and monitoring of frequency spectrum resources to ensure efficient and effective utilization across different communication services and technologies.
  • Lead the development and implementation of spectrum pricing models and mechanisms, ensuring fairness, transparency, and sustainability.
  • Establish and maintain effective coordination and collaboration among key stakeholdersincluding government agencies, industry players, and international organizations in spectrum management.
  • Conduct research and analysis on emerging technologies, trends, and spectrum requirements to inform spectrum planning and decision-making.
  • Participate in international forums and conferences related to frequency spectrummanagement, representing the Authority’s interests and advocating for Kenya’s spectrum needs.
  • Implement programs to monitor and enforce compliance with spectrum usage rules and regulations, including spectrum audits and investigations.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders on spectrum management issues, including resolving conflicts and addressing technical challenges.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the Authority to ensure alignment and integration of spectrum management activities with broader regulatory objectives.
  • Stay updated on technological advancements and global trends in spectrum management, proactively recommending innovative approaches and strategies to optimize spectrum usage and promote spectrum sharing.
  • Manage a team of spectrum management professionals, providing leadership, guidance, and professional development opportunities.
  • Prepare and present reports, proposals, and recommendations to the senior management team, the Board of Directors, and other relevant stakeholders from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in frequency spectrum management or a related field, preferably in a regulatory or telecommunications environment and at least four (4) years in a management role position in the public service or private sector.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution (2012)

Key Competenciess:

  • In-depth knowledge of international frequency spectrum management best practices, standards, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Familiarity with relevant international organizations and forums, such as ITU, CITEL, and regional spectrum management bodies.
  • Proven experience in formulating and implementing spectrum management policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies and their impact on spectrum requirements and management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop practical solutions.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and negotiate with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives and deadlines

Director of ICT

Ref. D/ICT/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Director General, the Director of IT will provide strategic leadership and technical expertise in managing the Information Technology function of the Authority. This role requires a deep understanding of IT infrastructure, systems development, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. The successful candidate will be responsible for formulating and implementing IT strategies, policies, and initiatives to support the organization’s objectives and ensure the delivery of efficient and reliable IT services.
  • Advise the Authority in development and implementation the IT strategy and roadmap in alignment with the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Provide expertise in the planning, design, implementation, and management of the organization’s IT infrastructure, systems, networks, and applications.
  • Ensure the availability, security, and reliability of IT systems and services, including data centers, servers, storage, networks, and cloud solutions.
  • Advise the Authority in the development and implementation IT policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with relevant standards, regulations, and best practices.
  • Lead the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new technologies and solutions to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage IT projects, including budgeting, resource allocation, and project tracking, to ensure timely and successful delivery.
  • Develop and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans to mitigate the risks of system failures and data loss.
  • Ensure the implementation and maintenance of robust cybersecurity measures, including network security, access controls, and incident response.
  • Oversee the management of software development, maintenance, and support activities, ensuring adherence to software development lifecycle best practices.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, promoting the adoption of emerging technologies and best-in-class IT practices.
  • Collaborate with internal departments and external stakeholders to understand their IT needs and provide solutions that align with business requirements.
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships, including contracts and service level agreements, to ensure the delivery of high-quality IT services.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes related to IT, and provide recommendations on their application and impact.
  • Develop and lead a high-performing IT team, providing guidance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in IT management and at least four (4) years in a management role position in the public service or private sector.
  • Professional certifications in IT, such as CISSP, PMP, or ITIL
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution (2010).

Key Competencies:

  • Experience developing strategic IT plans for organizations of similar size or largerorganizations.
  • Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure, systems development, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies as well as IT governance frameworks, such as COBIT or ITIL.
  • Solid understanding of network architecture, servers, storage, cloud solutions, and data center management.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of IT professionals.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex IT issues.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients and external partners.
  • Experience in project management methodologies and tools and deep familiarity with the agile development process and DevOps

Corporation Secretary and Director Legal Services

Ref. D/CS/LS/2023

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Job Summary:

  • Under the supervision of the Director General, the Corporation Secretary and Director Legal Services will serve as the principal legal advisor to the Authority.
  • This role requires a strong background in corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and legal affairs. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing legal guidance, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, managing legal risks, and overseeing the company’s secretarial functions.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to the Authority’s senior management, Board of Directors, the Universal Service Advisory Council and other stakeholders on legal and governance matters.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry codes, including the Kenya Information and Communications Act, and other applicable legislation.
  • Establish and manage the Authority’s Register of Codes, Regulations, Rules, Guidelines, Bylaws and Treaties, while ensuring consistency with each other, and compliance with theNational and County legal frameworks
  • Monitor and analyze legislative and regulatory developments impacting the communications sector and provide recommendations and updates to the organization.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of legal agreements, contracts, and legal documents, ensuring their accuracy, legality, and compliance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Manage legal risks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and implement effective legal compliance programs.
  • Oversee the company secretarial functions, including preparing and maintaining corporate records, organizing Board and committee meetings, and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and implement governance policies and procedures, ensuring adherence to corporate governance principles and best practices.
  • Coordinate with external legal counsel and manage relationships with external stakeholders, including government agencies, industry bodies, and legal advisors.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support decision-making processes and provide recommendations on legal and regulatory issues.
  • Handle and manage legal disputes, including managing litigation, alternative dispute resolution processes, and settlements.
  • Collaborate with internal departments and provide legal support and advice on commercial transactions, procurement, intellectual property, and data protection matters.
  • Stay updated on legal and regulatory developments in the communications industry andprovide training and awareness programs to internal stakeholders to ensure compliance.
  • Lead and manage a team of legal professionals, providing leadership, guidance, and professional development opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law from a recognized university. 
  • Postgraduate degree in Law or relevant field.
  • Admission to the Kenyan Bar as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holder of a current practicing certificate.
  • Membership to the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya. 
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in legal practice, preferably in a regulatory or corporate environment and at least four (4) years in a management role position in the public service or private sector.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution (2010)

Director Supply Chain Management

Ref. D/SCM/2023

Job Summary:

  • Under the supervision of the Director General, the Director Supply Chain Management will serve as the Head of Procurement for the Authority to perform the roles of the office as defined in law. 
  • This role requires top notch expertise in public procurement in Kenya, and better understanding of the governing legal instruments in the field. 
  • The successful candidate will play the role of supply chain facilitator to enable dependent departments in the Authority achieve their objectives in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Oversee the supply chain processes in procurement, stores/inventory management and contract management as well as advising the Authority on the interpretation and application of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Law.
  • Advise the Authority in the formulation and development of policies, plans and strategies in the areas of supply chain.
  • Ensuring compliance with the procurement and asset disposal Law.
  • Prepare Annual Procurement and Asset Disposal Plan in line with the Law and monitortheir implementation.
  • Provide procurement professional opinions to the Accounting Officer on all procurement contracts for goods, works, services and consultancies.
  • Provide professional advice to the Authority as required in relation to procurement and asset disposal processes.
  • Implement the Supply Chain strategies and report in line with policies, processes and procedures to senior management team and Board of Directors.
  • Oversee the management of inventory, stores and assets in compliance with the guidelines issued by the Authority and the National Treasury.
  • Prepare statutory and administrative procurement and asset disposal reports as required by the Authority and other Government bodies.
  • Oversee contract management to ensure conformity with the contract terms and conditions of contract, and reports to the Accounting Officer on any significant departures from the terms and conditions of the contract.
  • Maintain an approved list of registered suppliers and develop a mechanism of continually updating it.
  • Build the capacity of the Authority through training and culture-change programme in Capacity building in public sector supply chain management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or related degree from a recognized university. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience preferably in supply chain management and at least four (4) years of which in a management role position in the public service or private sector.
  • Professional qualification and full membership of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or CIPs.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010).

Key Competencies:

  • In-depth knowledge and demonstrable experience of public sector procurement laws in Kenya.
  • Proven experience in formulating and implementing public sector procurement and disposal of assets in a complex work environment. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop practical solutions relating to procurement.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and negotiate with both internal and external stakeholders at various levels.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives and deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a volatile and dynamic environment

Deputy Director, Risk Assurance

Ref. DD/RA/2023

Job Summary:

  • Under the supervision of the Director, Internal Audit and Risk Assurance, the Deputy Director, 
  • Risk Assurance is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Authority. The Auditor will also evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. This role requires expertise in risk management, internal controls, and governance 
  • processes.
  • Advise the Authority on the effectiveness of enterprise risk management strategy and frameworks.
  • Identify, assess, and prioritize risks across the organization, considering both internal and external factors.
  • Review risk exposure, identify emerging risks, and recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures.
  • Assessment of controls over critical IT systems, network and physical components, and IT infrastructure supporting relevant business processes.
  • Review of security and data privacy compliance – (information leakage prevention, security of changes, biometrics and identity management).
  • Review and advise on the effectiveness of internal control systems to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Perform data analytics in support of the internal audit function.
  • Provide recommendations to Management on matters relating to efficiency, effectiveness, and value-for-money audits.
  • Review and advise on business continuity management, backup plan and disaster recovery plans for resilience.
  • Carry out special audits and investigations on areas of potential for fraud and report to management and or the Board.
  • Stay updated on regulatory requirements, industry trends, and emerging risks relevant to the communications sector including carrying out research and benchmarking on audit and emerging technologies.
  • Participate in the maintenance and documentation of standards, policies and practices.
  • Perform review of information systems under development and enhance the current systems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology /Computer Science, Business Information Technology or any other relevant field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Be a Member of the Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) and Institute of Internal auditors (IIA) in good standing.
  • Professional certification in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Deputy Director, Internal Audit

Ref. DD/IA/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Director, Internal Audit and Risk Assurance, the Deputy Director, 
  • Internal Audit is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Authority. The auditor will also evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. 
  • Implement internal audit policies, strategies, and regulations.
  • Assists in planning and organizing audit activities, preparing annual audit plan to achieve departmental objectives.
  • Develop and review internal audit guidelines, processes, and procedures.
  • Ensure maintenance of high standards and quality of audit assignments by audit staff.
  • Review of audit programmes, working papers and draft audit reports in connection with work assignments to assure full and complete reporting in a professional manner prior to approval by the Head of Internal Audit.
  • Confers, advises, initiates and coordinates with other departments about plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Evaluates and provides reasonable assurance that Authority’s governance system in functioning effectively and provide recommendations for improvement where necessary.
  • Auditing and analyzing the adequacy of internal policies, procedures, processes, and systems to ensure sufficient internal controls.
  • Coordinating the carrying out of special audit assignments as need arises and following up on audit reviews.
  • Evaluates and provide reasonable assurance that the authority’s governance system is functioning effectively and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Carrying out fraud risk assessment and evaluating of fraudulent activities to initiate audit investigations.
  • Following up on implementation of audit recommendations and preparing audit report.
  • Ensure that audits are performed to determine the level of compliance with relevant regulations, guidelines, plans, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized university. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience, with a at least three (3) years in a supervisory role. 
  • Be a Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or its equivalent.
  • Be a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya ICPAK, ACCA or Institute of Internal auditors (IIA) or any other recognized professional body in good standing.

Deputy Director – Human Resources Management

Ref. DD/HRM/2023

Job Summary:
The candidate will serve as a strategic partner to the executive team, providing guidance and expertise in all HR functions. This position requires a deep understanding of HR best practices, labour laws, and government regulations. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies, policies, and programs that align with our organizational goals and objectives. The candidate will also play a key role in driving organizational change, fostering a positive work culture, and ensuring compliance with all relevant policies and regulations.

  • Support the Authority in the development and implementation of HR strategies, policies, and programmes that support the organization’s objectives.
  • Provide professional guidance to the HR team, overseeing all aspects of HR operations, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, and compliance.
  • Collaborate with the Management team to identify and address current and future HR needs, ensuring that HR initiatives align with the overall business strategy.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with labour laws, government regulations, and internal policies, making recommendations for improvements as necessary.
  • Support organizational change initiatives, including restructuring, talent development, and succession planning.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to managers and employees on HR-related matters, fostering a positive work environment and promoting employee engagement.
  • Manage employee relations issues, conducting investigations, and recommending appropriate actions to resolve conflicts and maintain a fair and respectful workplace.
  • Support the Authority in the development of effective performance management systems, including performance evaluation, goal-setting, and career development plans.
  • Maintain and update HR records, data, and systems to ensure accuracy and compliance with privacy regulations.
  • Monitor HR metrics and analyze trends to identify areas for improvement and develop strategies to enhance organizational performance.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in HR, proactively recommending and implementing innovative solutions to enhance HR effectiveness.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive HR leadership experience, preferably in a government or public sector environment with a at least three (3) years in a Supervisory Role.
  • Be a registered Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Principal Internal Auditor

Ref. P/IA/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, Internal Audit, the Principal Internal Auditor is 
  • responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity aimed at adding 
  • value and improving the operations of the Authority. This role requires expertise risk management, 
  • internal controls and governance processes.
  • Undertake internal audits approved in annual plans or special requests/investigation from the Board and Management.
  • Review systems of internal controls in compliance with relevant legislations, policies and regulations and report on the progress and results of review.
  • Participate in conducting investigations and report on the progress and results of investigation.
  • Assist on the implementation and execution of the Internal Audit strategic and risk-based annual audit plans.
  • Assesses internal controls for financial and non-financial practices in compliance with relevant laws, regulations, policies and guidelines.
  • Carry out procurement audits, compliance and governance audits for assurance.
  • Carries out physical verification of all assets.
  • Reviews quarterly management accounts and reconciliations.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Department’s annual budget as well as monitoring of expenditure.
  • Review the design and implementation of internal controls within the Authority to ensure that the financial statements are free from material misstatements and also prevent errors and fraud.
  • Conduct follow up audits and propose value adding recommendations for improvement to management on matters such as cost reduction, improving efficiency, effective use of resources.
  • Participates in the maintenance and documentation of Standards, policies and practices.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Master’s degree added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, with a at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.
  • A Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or any other recognized professional body in good standing.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Principal Internal Auditor, Projects

Ref. P/IAP/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, Risk Assurance, the Principal Internal AuditorProjects is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity 
  • aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Authority. This role requires expertise 
  • risk management, internal controls and governance processes.
  • Assist project audit in carrying out internal audit strategies and executing audit plan for projects.
  • Perform technical audit procedures including identifying risks, developing audit criteria, analysis and documenting audit processes and evidence. 
  • Develop and maintain quality audit programs, audit documentation, and active participation in internal audit continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead and/or participate in project audits and undertake comprehensive planning and risk assessment relating to each project to ascertain audit participation and the audit scope.
  • Review project implementation activities as per the approved project implementation plan and project contracts.
  • Understand the authority’s strategy/directions, regulatory landscape, market changes and emerging system implementation risks to value add in project review. 
  • Communicate and work with project team/stakeholders to identify project and risks and their mitigations, including the review of systems to determine whether they are in compliance with plans, policies and procedures, and external regulations/laws which could have a significant impact on operations and reports.
  • Ensure recommendations are clearly presented and agreed to by the management and audit report is prepared and issued promptly. 
  • Assist in projects related investigations.
  • Participates in the maintenance and documentation of Standards, policies and practices
  • Follow-up on all audit recommendations that have been agreed upon by the management and validate adequacy of the action taken by auditee to improve controls and project management practices.
  • Perform ad-hoc review or any other assignments/investigation as directed.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Master’s degree added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, with a at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.
  • A Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or any other recognized professional body in good standing.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Senior Legal Officer

Ref. SO/LS/2023

Job Summary: 

  • The Senior Legal Officer will provide high-level administrative support and assistance to the Board Chair of the Authority. This role requires exceptional organizational skills, discretion, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will act as a trusted partner to the Board Chair, managing administrative tasks, coordinating 
  • Chair’s participation in board meetings, and facilitating effective communication between the 
  • Board Chair and other stakeholders.
  • Work in a team responsible for the provision of corporate secretarial services to the Board. 
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the Board Chair, including managing schedules, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  • Provide technical and logistical support to the office of the Board Chair and Chairpersons of Committees of the Board.
  • Provide quality assurance in respect of all documentation handled by the office of the Board Chair.
  • Liaise with Management to coordinate participation of Board Members in Policy Meetings, capacity building trainings and other governance stakeholderengagements/activities.
  • Assist in the preparation and compilation of board reports, presentations, and other documents, ensuring accuracy and adherence to deadlines.
  • Assist in the development of speeches, letters, press releases and other documentation for the Office of the Chairperson.
  • Manage confidential and sensitive information with utmost discretion and professionalism.
  • Conduct research and gather information on various topics as directed by the Board Chair, providing relevant and concise summaries and reports.
  • Maintain an organized filing system for board-related documents and records, ensuring ease of access and retrieval.
  • Act as a liaison between the Board Chair and Management, external organizations, and individuals, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Handle incoming correspondence, phone calls, and inquiries addressed to the Board Chair, providing timely responses, or redirecting as appropriate.
  • Undertake special projects and assignments as assigned by the Board Chair, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability in meeting evolving needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law. Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Proven experience (minimum 5 years) supporting C-suite executives or board members.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution (2010)

Internal Auditor – Analytics/Forensics

Ref. O/IA/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of Principal Internal Auditor, Projects, the Internal AuditorAnalytics/Forensics is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting 
  • activity aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Authority. This role requires 
  • expertise auditing, internal controls, and governance processes with the regulatory environment. 
  • The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping the Authority minimize risks around fraud 
  • and corruption.
  • Conduct fraud risk assessments and identify warning signs of fraud related activities.
  • Build a framework for forensic auditing and investigations within the organization.
  • Carry out investigative audits using best practice investigative methods.
  • Create awareness on risks of fraud and corruption and mitigation strategies.
  • Gather, examine and analyze evidence to support prosecution in a court of law.
  • Establish mechanisms for using and protecting whistleblowers.
  • Employ forensic auditing techniques to detect cybercrime and related issues.
  • Collect data and analyze all forms of digital evidence from computer systems.
  • Apply the rules of evidence during investigations to ensure the findings meet the required standards.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, Science, IT or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
  • Holder of CPA(K) or ACCA, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in forensic audits and/or data analysis in the financial or IT sector or with a reputable audit firm.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Internal Auditor – Technical

Ref. O/IA/2023

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Internal Auditor, Projects, the Internal Auditor-Technical is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Authority. 
  • Participate in comprehensive planning and risk assessment relating to telecommunications Equipment’s, Installations, standards and inspections of projects to ascertain the audit scope. 
  • Review quality of service monitoring and enforcement, inspections reports, procedures and report on the internal controls employed.
  • Review systems, procedures and processes established in Frequency Spectrum planning, monitoring and inspections for efficiency.
  • Evaluation of risk management activities and mitigation action plan for technical processes for assurance reporting.
  • Review the performance of Postal courier inspections reports to ensure compliance with the licence terms and conditions, guidelines and the Act for assurance reporting.
  • Review and evaluate the Broadcast content monitoring and inspections reports for Management action. 
  • Participate in projects related investigations, inspections, and other compliance monitoring activities for assurance to the Audit Committee.
  • Follow-up on the status of implementation of audit recommendations and the effectiveness of the corrective actions.

Qualifications:

  • Have Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering/ Telecommunications Engineering or any other relevant field.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Method of Application

The Authority offers a competitive package in line with its Human Resource Policies and Procedures and Public Service Guidelines.
Director level appointments shall be for a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory 
performance while the position of Deputy Director Human Resource Management shall be for three (3) years. The rest of the positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms.
The full details of the advertisement can be accessed on https://www.ca.go.ke/about-us/work-withus/careers/
Documents to be submitted by the applicants
Applications should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following documents: –

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  • Certificate of Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
  • Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). 
  • A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
  • The Self-Declaration form from the EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied for.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
Submission of Applications
The application letter indicating the specific position and reference number should be addressed to:

The Director General
Communications Authority of Kenya
P.O. Box 14448
Nairobi 00800.

Applicants are invited to submit applications via email address: jobs@ca.go.ke by Friday, 23rd June, 2023 at 5.00 p.m. East Africa Time.
The Authority is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified Kenyans including Persons Living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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