NAWASSCO Internal Audit Manager, and GIS Analyst Jobs in Nakuru, Kenya

Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company (NAWASSCO), a water service provider within Nakuru Municipality seeks to fill the following vacant positions

Internal Audit Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for;
  • Directing audit staff in the planning, organizing, directing and monitoring of Internal Audit operations, including assisting in hiring, training and evaluating staff; and taking corrective actions to address performance problems.
  • Directing the identification and evaluation of the organization’s risk areas and oversees the development of the annual Audit Plan.
  • Directing the overall performance of audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence and documenting client processes and procedures.
  • Directing the audit staff in conducting interviews, reviewing documents, developing and administering surveys, composing summary memos and preparing working papers.
  • Directing the audit staff in the identification, development and documentation of audit issues and recommendations.
  • Communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the Board of Directors.
  • Developing and maintaining productive client, staff, management, and Board relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
  • Representing Internal Audit at management and Board meetings and with external organizations.
  • Performing related work as assigned by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • CPA K.
  • 8 years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations and laws.
  • Considerable skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products.
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Extensive skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Considerable skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems.
  • Skill in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses.
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
  • Experience in industry auditing and in supervising and conducting audits in Information Systems and other areas pertinent to the industry.
Contract Period: 3 Years (Renewable)

GIS Analyst

Reporting to the IT/Systems Administrator, the GIS Analyst will be responsible for;
  • Develop and maintain a Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Establish data collection, validation, updating and archiving procedures
  • Assess, conceptualize and facilitate the utilization of the GIS in daily operations (O&M) and (supporting) decision making by the management team
  • Creation of new and/or refinement of existing thematic layers
  • Training of staff to collect prioritized asset geo- and attribute data
  • Validation and processing of geo- and attribute data
  • Conduct spatial and quantitative analyses in relation to: asset management e.g. spatial analyses of leakage/sewer blockage numbers, locations and underlying causes and asset development e.g. bills of quantities for network expansions and/or rehabilitation works
  • Develop overlays of the water distribution and sewer network in Google Maps (or satellite imagery with the Nakuru Municipal Council) to support the O&M team in planning and executing asset management (repairs) and development (construction) activities.
  • Liaise with NMC in publishing updated information for selected layers in the public domain through NakInfo
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree Geography, Engineering, Environmental and/or Spatial Planning
  • Two (2) years work experience
  • Good command of fourth generation languages (4GL) and object-orientated programming
  • Good knowledge of RDMS e.g. Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server etc.
  • Experience with ArcGIS 9.2 + extensions
  • GIS track record, including proficiency with standard GIS applications and data layers
  • Good Knowledge of data issues, awareness of different coordinates systems
  • Digital cartographic and map production skill and use of Spatial Analyst extension
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Ability to develop and maintain data bases
  • Contract Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities will be negotiated with the right candidate.

If you belief that you possess the attributes for any of the above positions, please submit your written application, CV, copies of certificates & testimonials, your current and expected remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers to:

The Managing Director,
Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company Limited,
P.O. Box 16314-20100,

To reach him not later than Wednesday 19th June 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

NAWASSCO is an equal opportunity Employer. 
Women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.