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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
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  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...
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    Chief Manager (CM) – Litigation

    Responsible for (Purpose of the job)

    Oversees the Functions and Operations of the Litigation Section, provision of legal advice, preparation of legal documents and guiding litigation.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Formulate and implement strategies for the Litigation Section.
    • Manage the pre-litigation process between KRA and other parties and render advice to avoid unnecessary litigation.
    • Manage the Litigation function.
    • Preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Manage compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Manage research and review of legislation that impact on KRA and recommend any necessary amendments.
    • Manage stakeholder engagements (External Counsel, Judiciary, DPP, EACC, AG).
    • Manage the preparation of Memoranda of Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
    • Manage post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue Departments.
    • Manage the drafting of pleadings and defenses.
    • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
    • Manage the general performance of staff in the Section.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Leadership, Management and Governance courses.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 7 years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice, 3 of which should be in a management position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

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