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Assistant Manager – Information Security Job At Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Job Summary

The job holder is responsible for the review of the Authority’s Information System security to ensure technology in place and system controls are adequate to meet business objectives and customer needs.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinate documentation of audit findings to ensure they are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstance and risk with requisite recommendations for improvements.
  •  Ensure field assignments are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Supervise auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Participate in identification of key information systems risks, evaluate and test controls and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in preparation of Unit Annual Audit Work Plans (AAWPs).
  • Develop audit programmes for assurance/consulting engagements.
  • Perform audits in conformance to audit procedures, methodology, general accepted auditing standards and comply with policies, procedures and professional best practices.
  • Document workings on audit tests carried out in Audit Management System (Teammate).
  • Ensure other team members have captured their audit workings in Audit Management System (Teammate) and review notes have been addressed adequately.
  • Prepare draft audit reports.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budget
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures
  • Assign work to subordinates.
  • Monitor subordinates work performance.
  • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics, IT, Engineering

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  1. CISA,
  2. CIA and CISM is an added advantage
  3. Membership of ISACA or IIA

Previous relevant work experience required.

At least 4 years work experience in relevant field,1 year experience at supervisory level

Need to know:   

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Note:

  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 14th August 2021.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Job Application Guidelines

Registration:

  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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