Career Opportunities at Kenya Water Institute (KEWI)


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Career Opportunities at Kenya Water Institute (KEWI),

Career Opportunities at Kenya Water Institute (KEWI)

Jobs at Kenya Water Institute (KEWI)

KEWI as established by the KEWI Act 2001 is mandated to offer training, administer examinations offer research and consultancy services in the wider water sector. KEWI has earned the recognition of being a leading institution in producing high caliber human capital for the water sector in the region. Our vision is “To be a World class Centre of Excellence in Training, Research and Consultancy in the Water and related Sectors”. To achieve this KEWI, with the support from the Government and development partners has invested in capacity building of her staff both locally and internationally.

Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Assurance

ADVERT NO. EXT/06/05/2023 

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Continuously reviewing and assessing operational, financial management systems, policies, procedures, and guidelines and recommend improvements;
  • Undertaking financial audits to assess compliance with set standards and specifications;
  • Gathering, collating and analyzing financial data and reports to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of funds utilization;
  • Conducting post audit reviews;
  • Carrying out risk assessment and evaluation as part of the audit process; preparing and submitting periodic audit reports to the Director;
  • Coordinating Internal Auditors works;
  • Interpreting financial policies for sound auditing principles/practices and control;
  • Developing and implementing audit plans; undertaking special audit investigations as may be required from time to time;
  • Ensuring risk assessment and developing risk management guidelines as well as fraud investigation strategy;
  • Setting up and implementing systems in accordance with International Auditing Standards. The Internal Auditor will also develop, Implement and audit work programmes in line with set targets and annual work plans.

Job Specifications
For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Served in the scale of Senior Auditor or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of four (4) years;
  • Have passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA (K) Examination or its recognized equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have attended an auditing/risk management course or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Accounts related packages;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Manager, Finance and Accounts

ADVERT NO. EXT/ 07/05/2023

SCALE KW3 – (1 POST)

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Ensuring expenditure controls and payments;
  • Maintaining an up to date books of accounts;
  • Maintaining asset register;
  • Preparing all financial reconciliations;
  • Assisting in the preparation of management accounts;
  • Preparing financial reports;
  • Reviewing expenditure returns from the county and departments;
  • Preparing budgets;
  • Accounting for funds disbursed to the Institute;
  • Preparing management and statutory reports including final accounts;
  • Assisting in the development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through Treasury regulations and procedures;
  • Ensuring compliance with the National Treasury regulations and procedures;
  • Authorizing payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
  • Supervising, training and development of accounts staff;
  • Setting targets for the accounts staff and evaluating achievements.

Job Specifications
For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Served in the scale of Principal Accountant, KW4 or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of four (4) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), have passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Have a Master’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB);
  • Have demonstrated professional competence in Accounts work as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Have a clear understanding of the Mandate of KEWI and the role of finance and accounts work in achievement of the same.
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Method of Application

Full details of the job descriptions and requirements for appointments can be accessed through the link https://kewi.go.ke/careers
Interested candidates who meet the requirements of KW2, KW3 and KW4 positions should submit soft copies of their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials to the email address: gc@kewi.or.ke while KW5, KW6, KW7, KW8 and KW9 positions should submit soft copies of their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials to the email address: recruitment@kewi.or.ke

Hard copies to be sent or hand-delivered to KEWI Headquarters located along Ole Shapara Avenue South C, Nairobi by 30th May, 2023

Applications for KW2, KW3 and KW4 positions should be addressed to:

The Chairperson
Kenya Water Institute Governing Council
P.O Box 60013-00200 Nairobi

Applications for KW5, KW6, KW7 KW8 and KW9 positions should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Water Institute
P.O Box 60013-00200 Nairobi

In addition to the above indicated requirements, applicants will be required to meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.
The following clearances will be required from successful candidates upon offer of job and not at the application stage.

  • Certificate of Good Conduct;
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission;
  • Certificate of Compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance Clearance; and
  • Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

KEWI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons; including Women, Persons living with Disability and persons from Minority groups to apply. Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
KENYA WATER INSTITUTE


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