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Monday, December 13, 2010

Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Jobs in Kenya - Internal Auditor and Security & Transport Officer

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2006. The Commission is the sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of Electric Power, Renewable Energy and Downstream Petroleum sub sectors.

This includes tariff setting and review, licensing, enforcement, dispute settlement and approval of power purchase and network service contracts.

The Commission seeks to fill the following vacant positions:

1. Internal Auditor

The position holder will provide value added services in advising on risk areas, monitoring compliance and continuously improving internal control systems.

Key responsibilities:

    * Develop and maintain a sound audit manual detailing audit norms, procedures and standards
    * Plan and implement operational, information system and other investigative audits
    * Ensure compliance with the law and regulations with respect to Commission operations
    * Appraise the effectiveness and efficiency of financial and administrative controls and advise Management and the Commission
    * Ensure implementation of approved audit recommendations
    * Develop risk and compliance management strategies and work plans
    * Undertake risk assessment and make necessary recommendations
    * Train and create awareness throughout the organization on risk identification and management

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

    * A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or their equivalent from a recognized university
    * Certified Public Accountant - CPA (K)
    * Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
    * At least five (5) years relevant experience, two (2) of which must be in auditing
    * Be well versed with internationally accepted auditing standards and computerised accounting and;
    * Be analytical and have ability to work under minimum supervision
    * Have good decision making, report writing and communication skills

2. Security and Transport Officer

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources and Administration the holder of this position will supervise and coordinate security and transport matters of the Commission.

Key responsibilities:

    * Supervise the security and transport personnel
    * Make reports on motor vehicle utilization and security matters
    * Develop and maintain security and transport records
    * Ensure proper maintenance of motor vehicles and, installation and maintenance of all security systems
    * Investigate cases that may adversely affect operations of the Commision and security related incidents
    * Train staff on security and safety
    * Maintain effective liaison with enforcement agencies

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

    * A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
    * Minimum of five years experience in security operations
    * Experience from the police or the armed forces at a minimum level of Inspector or Captain
    * Training in criminology will be an added advantage.
    * Good interrogation and investigation skills
    * Computer literate
    * Good report writing and Communication skills

Successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages.

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above two positions and can demonstrate your ability to meet the given criteria, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts to be received not later than 31st December 2010 to:-

Director General,
Energy Regulatory Commission,
1st floor Eagle Africa Centre, Longonot Road ,Upperhill
P.O. Box 42681 00100 Nairobi

Tel: +254-20-2847000/200 Fax: +254-20-2717603

Cell phones: 0722 200 947, 0734 414 333



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