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  • Posted: Mar 18, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 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 - Engineering

    Overview:

     This job is responsible for overseeing the implementation of revenue and enforcement projects and leading the planning of major programs on behalf of the Authority.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Participate in the formulation and approval of project master lists for aid funded/government funded or other projects where exemption is granted on machinery, equipment and materials used in their implementation.
    • Monitor and supervise draw down of the machinery/equipment/materials used in the implementation of aid funded projects.
    • Inspect aid funded projects once completed and before cancellation of customs bonds to ensure that all materials/equipment/machinery imported have been fully accounted for.
    • Advise management and put in place measures and strategies to seal loopholes that may result in misuse of project related materials/equipment and thereby occasioning loss of government revenue/taxes.
    • Participate in valuation of equipment after completion of projects before transfer or conversion to ensure that full taxes are collected.
    • Provide technical guidance upon referral on matters touching on exemptions from the various departments for example determination of conversion rates of raw materials for Duty Remission Scheme, Identification of spares for machinery as provided for under EACCMA among others.
    • Be part of the Committee that vets and registers manufacturers for exemption on industrial spares.
    • Provide technical support in the implementation of other tax measures like the excisable goods management system on manufactured items where factory inspection is required.
    • Support the audit processes within the various departments within KRA where technical expertise is required for example audit of construction firms, factory installations etc.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least seven (7) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Engineer or equivalent in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service
    • A Bachelor’s degree  in  Engineering  or  any  other  relevant  and  equivalent qualification from a recognized university
    • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
    • Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage.
    • Experience supervising donor-funded projects will be an added advantage

    Competencies: 

    • Strategic thinking
    • Decision making
    • Customer focus
    • Communication
    • People management
    • Delivering results
    • Analytical thinking
    • Financial Management
    • Ability to function individually and in ad hoc teams
    • Project management skills

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    Manager, Engineering (Mechanical)

    Overview:

    This job is responsible for supervising the implementation of Mechanical revenue and enforcement projects and supporting the planning of major programs on behalf of the Authority.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Recommend for approval project master list for aid funded projects/government funded projects covering mechanical engineering works, including energy, petroleum etc.
    • Monitor and supervise the drawdown of the materials/equipment/machinery for aid funded projects/government projects for in areas like energy/petroleum sector.
    • Supervise the inspection of aid funded/government projects with exemption incentives to ensure full accountability of materials/equipment/machinery imported for their use before cancellation of customs security bonds is allowed.
    • Provide recommendation and supervise the implementation of measures/strategies put in place to seal loopholes for misuse of aid funded/government projects exemption regime in other areas like the energy/petroleum sector.
    • Support and provide technical support upon referral on technical tax matters related to other areas e.g. energy/petroleum sector.
    • Support audit processes on technical tax audits covering such areas as energy/manufacturing/petroleum sectors.
    • Recommend to the vetting and registration committee manufacturers eligible for exemption of industrial spares in liaison with the various units of Customs and Border control.
    • Supervise the carrying out of technical inspections as requested by the departments to support operations that relay on this inspections including inspection of companies who have applied to join duty remission scheme, installation of machinery under partial importations, inspection of use of industrial spares.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least five (5) years relevant work experience, two (2) of which should have been in the grade of Superintending Engineer or equivalent in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service
    • A Bachelor’s degree  in  Engineering  or  any  other  relevant  and  equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
    • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
    • Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya(IEK)
    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage.
    • Experience coordinating donor-funded projects will be an added advantage 

    Competencies:

    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Resource Management
    • Analytical
    • Customer focus
    • Communication
    • Ability to function individually and in ad hoc teams
    • Project management skills

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    Manager, Engineering (Civil/Structural)

     Overview:

    This job is responsible for supervising the implementation of Civil/Structural revenue and enforcement projects and supporting the planning of major programs on behalf of the Authority. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Recommend for approval a project master list for aid funded/government funded projects covering the civil/structural works for including roads, railways, water/irrigation works.
    • Monitor and supervise the drawdown of the materials/equipment/machinery for aid funded projects/government projects covering the civil/structural works.
    • Supervise the inspection of aid funded projects before cancellation of customs security bonds with the aim of ensuring full accountability of exempted materials/equipment/machinery that had been imported for use in the said projects.
    • Provide recommendation and supervise the implementation of measures/strategies put in place to seal loopholes for misuse of aid funded projects exemption regime in the area of civil/structural works.
    • Support and provide technical guidance upon referral on technical tax matters related to civil/structural engineering.
    • Support audit processes on technical tax audits covering the area of civil/structural/water/irrigation works including the construction firms engaged in this area.

     

    Minimum Requirements: 

    • At least five (5) years relevant work experience, two (2) of which should have been in the grade of Superintending Engineer or equivalent in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service
    • A Bachelor’s degree  in  Engineering  or  any  other  relevant  and  equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
    • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
    • Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya(IEK)
    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage.
    • Experience coordinating donor-funded projects will be an added advantage

     

    Competencies:

    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Resource Management
    • Analytical
    • Customer focus
    • Communication
    • Ability to function individually and in ad hoc teams
    • Project management skills

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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