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In Exercise of the powers conferred by Section 11(2) of the Public Audit Act, 2015, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, declare a vacancy in the position of the Auditor-General and invite applications from qualified persons for nomination for appointment to the office.
To be qualified for appointment as the Auditor-General, a person is required to:-
- be a citizen of Kenya;
- have extensive knowledge of public finance, or at least ten (10) years’ experience in auditing or public finance management;
- hold a degree in finance, accounting or economics from a University recognized in Kenya;
- meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and,
- be a practicing member of good standing of a professional body of accountants recognised by law.
A person is not eligible for appointment as the Auditor-General if such person:-
- is a member of Parliament or County Assembly;
- is an official of a governing body of a political party;
- is an undischarged bankrupt; and,
- has been removed from office for contravention of any law.
Interested candidates may apply manually (hard copy) or electronically (online) as follows:-
- All applications should be submitted together with detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of identity card or passport, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents.
- Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for the post of Auditor-General” and delivered to:-
The Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Public Service Commission
P.O. Box 30095 – 00100
Online applications should be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications should be received by 5.00 p.m on the 9th September, 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be required to present originals of the following documents during the interview:-
- National identity card or passport;
- Academic and professional certificates and transcripts;
- Any other relevant supporting documents and testimonials;
Clearances from the following bodies:-
- Kenya Revenue Authority;
- Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
- Higher Education Loans Board;
- Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureau; and
- Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
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