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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 13, 2020
  • 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 decisions...
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    Deputy Commissioner - Revenue & Regional Coordination


    Customs & Border Control


    Revenue & Regional Coordination


    This position is responsible for provision of strategic direction and policy establishment to enhance Revenue Collection in all Customs operational areas as well as Enforcement of Customs laws, policies and procedures in all regions.


    • Oversee formulation of strategies and plans for the development and implementation of Customs revenue mobilization, trade facilitation and administration programmes to effectively manage the division.
    • Oversee, direct, and monitor regional operations in the division to enhance revenue mobilization.
    • Oversee development and implementation of a comprehensive annual work plan for effective revenue mobilization operations
    • Coordinate preparation of revenue performance reports for the department
    • Oversee analysis and implementation of legislation and policy guidelines and strategies for smooth running of revenue mobilization operations.
    • Establish and maintain liaison and working relationships with local, regional and international stakeholders for effectiveness of revenue mobilization.
    • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the Division
    • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Division: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
    • Development and management of the divisional work plan and budget.
    • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the division.
    • Oversee management of Special Economic Zones (SEZ), bonded facilities, customs warehouse, auctions,  refunds, manifest and motor vehicle functions

    Academic qualification:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution.
    • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as business administration, economics from a recognized university;

    Professional qualification:

    Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration.

    Professional experience:

    Minimum of 10 years work experience in a similar role (especially in field operations) with at least 5 years in a senior management role.

    Competencies required for this Role

    • Strong managerial, administrative and leadership skills;
    • Excellent decision making capabilities;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information;
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to make evaluative judgment;
    • Computer proficiency in the standard packages (word processing, e-mail and internet use);
    • Demonstrate capability to drive performance and achievement;
    • Effective interpersonal skills and delivery techniques to interact with, engage and inspire his/her team;
    • Proactive and self-driven with a capability of building teams.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on to apply
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