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  • Posted: Jun 25, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 9, 2020
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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 decisions...
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    Deputy Commissioner – Trade Facilitation

    Purpose of the job:

    The Deputy Commissioner – Trade Facilitation will provide strategic leadership as well as formulating and implementing policies/strategies in the Trade Facilitation Division in accordance with the relevant legislative laws, regulations and operating procedures.

    Key Responsibilities of the job:

    • Oversee Trade Facilitation programmes and initiatives i.e. Authorized Economic Operator, Pre- Arrival Clearance program, Implementation of Mombasa Community Port Charter.
    • Oversee management of Duty remission for the investment schemes and management of exemptions for qualifying importers.
    • Oversee Monitoring and Evaluation of the schemes to prevent abuses.
    • Oversee management of Execution and cancellation of Customs bonds.
    • Oversee Taxpayer Education and stakeholders’ engagement function.
    • Liaison with external stakeholders on matters relating to the Department in conjunction with Marketing and Communication Dept.

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

    • 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 or economics from a recognized university.
    • Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration
    • At least ten (10) years of relevant work experience with at least five (5) years in a Senior Managerial role.

    In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

    • 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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