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  • Posted: Jan 28, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 7, 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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    Officers - Testing Laboratory

    Responsible for:

    Determining the chemical characteristics, physical properties and composition of a variety of assigned samples

    Tasks and Outputs:

    • Perform chemical analyses and physical testing requiring the application of established procedures and analytical instrumentation.
    • Select techniques and methods to suit the unique requirements of samples and ensure the accuracy and validity of results.
    • Prepare samples, solutions, reagents and standards; care and check performance of laboratory equipment and apparatus; and collect samples for analysis.
    • Adhere to quality assurance and safety procedures to ensure the validity of test results and safety of the work environment.
    • Perform calculations, prepare reports and maintain records of test results; and give testimony regarding samples analysed, test methods and results.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or equivalent qualifications.

    Minimum years of experience


    Competencies required for this Role:

    • Ability to plan and schedule own work.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Have computer operation and application skills.
    • Good research skills.
    • Good numeracy and data analytical skills.
    • Attentive to detail/ good recording of data.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Work collaboratively with others.
    • Knowledge of fundamentals of organic, inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry.
    • Ability to learn and observe health and safety precautions; perceive colour; read laboratory instruments; and handle delicate instruments, glassware and laboratory equipment.
    • Ability to follow oral and written directions; and to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.

    Method of Application

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

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