Longhorn Assistant Internal Auditor and Chief HR & Admin Officer Jobs in Kenya

Longhorn, a leading firm with a strong presence in Eastern Africa region whose core business is publishing and distributing educational and leisure publications, wishes to recruit dynamic and results oriented individuals to fill the following posts:

1. Assistant Internal Auditor
Ref: AIA-1331:
Key Responsibilities:
The following are the key responsibilities, which are focused on independently conducting Audit assignments:
  • Execute audit plan and prepare reports on current best practices and benchmarks on risk management;
  • Implement internal audit strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Collect audit evidence and verify the existence and safety of the company’s assets;
  • Undertake risk assessment and documentation of Company risk profile;
  • Carry out periodic audit reviews/assessment to assess the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls;
  • Document results of audit fieldwork and drafting of internal audit reports; and
  • Carry out special audits or investigations as may be required from time to time.
Qualifications and competence
  • Business related degree preferably in Accounting/Finance;
  • Certified Public Accounting Part II or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Part II;
  • Proficiency in computer applications with exposure to use of ERP and Computer Aided Audit Techniques (CAATS);
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualifications an added advantage;
  • Results oriented with at least two years (2) of relevant experience preferably in FMCG;
  • Team player with good communication skills with the ability to work under pressure;
  • Possess report writing and presentation skills.
2. Chief Human Resource and Administration Officer
Ref: CHR-1331:
Key Responsibilities:
  • Identifying and meeting the company’s human resourcing needs;
  • Updating of Job Descriptions across the company;
  • Facilitating training and development;
  • Recommending and implementing structural reviews through effective appraisal systems, grading, and compensation;
  • Ensuring adherence to statutory requirements and representing the company in the necessary forums that relate to the regulation of labour relations
  • Promoting productive working relations by fair handling of disputes and grievances;
  • Directing and controlling staff in HR department
  • Managing the company medical and other welfare schemes in line with company guidelines and policies;
  • Advising appropriate corporate social responsibility activities
  • Preparing and presenting departmental reports and budgets for decision making;
  • Managing security and office services (including cleaning, repairs, maintenance and mailing) to facilitate company operations.
Qualifications and competence
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource management, Business Administration, Public Administration or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications
  • Proven work experience of at least five (5) years either in Human Resource or Administration three (3) of which must have been middle or senior level management;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of the Labour Laws, national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to Human Resource and Administration function.
If you are the right candidate for any of the above roles and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, submit your application letter quoting the reference number of the position of interest attached to a detailed CV with copies of academic and professional certificates to jobs@longhornpublishers.com
or send hard copies to:
The Managing Director
Longhorn Kenya Limited
P.O Box 18033 – 00500 
To reach us not later than Monday , June 10, 2013
We are an equal opportunity employer.