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  • Posted: Jan 12, 2022
    Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
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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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    Deputy Commissioner – Ethics & Integrity (E&I)

    Job Purpose 

    This role is responsible for managing and directing the processes involved in Education, Policy & Compliance, Internal Affairs Investigation and Vetting & Lifestyle Audits.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks 

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Overseeing the development and maintenance of a framework to undertake Education, Policy & Compliance, Internal Affairs Investigation and Vetting & Lifestyle Audits
    • Overseeing overall management and coordination of Ethics and Integrity business processes to mitigate corruption and unethical conduct by staff
    • Overseeing effective education & sensitization programs on corruption, integrity and ethical issues to KRA staff, stakeholders and the general public.
    • In liaison with collaborating Government Agencies and Departments, oversee required background checks, vetting and lifestyle audits.
    • Creating and maintaining effective linkages with other law enforcement agencies to ensure coordination of investigations touching on staff.
    • Overseeing implementation of focused strategies for detecting willful negligence and corruption by staff.
    • Overseeing regular and timely performance reporting as well as the development of division’s business plan in alignment with KRA’s corporate plan.
    • 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 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.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • 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 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

     

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility

    • Divisional Budget

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

    •  Responsible for computer  and motor vehicles,

    Decision Making / Job Influence

    • Strategic decisions in creation of awareness, prevention, detection and Investigations of corruption and staff malpractices within the Authority.

    Working Conditions

    • Office setting

     

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business Administration, Law, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized institution.
    • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
    • Possession of relevant professional qualification(s) is an added advantage;

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • Ten (10) years of progressive work experience in management of Fraud/Financial investigations, Asset Tracing & Recovery, Ethics &Integrity and strategic operations in the public or private sector and five (5) of which should be in a senior management level.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    • High level of Integrity
    • Strategic agility
    • Excellent leadership and people management skills
    • Results driven and analytical
    • Change management
    • Technological ability
    • Data protection
    • Ability to identify and deal with operational risk
    • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Tax Business Understanding
    • Tax Legislation
    • Tax Audit
    • Tax Enforcement
    • Tax Fraud and Investigation
    • Exchange of Information

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    Chief Manager, Education, Policy & Compliance

    Job Purpose

    This role is responsible for carrying out education, training, sensitization and awareness on corruption, integrity and ethical issues; Interpretation of the Anti-Corruption Legal Framework and Domestication in KRA, analysis of impacts of anti-corruption policies and strategies to KRA staff, stakeholders and the general public and; ensuring adherence by the Authority and staff to the anti- corruption legal framework, KRA policies, rules and regulations as well as carrying out corruption prevention functions.

    Responsibilities

    • Development and Enforcement of the KRA integrity policies to enhance compliance with professional and ethical standards in the Authority
    • Development and implementation of corruption prevention plans for departmental and regional Corruption Prevention Committees (CPCs).
    • Providing regular reporting on compliance of KRA integrity programs; Coordinate quarterly Apex CPC, departmental and regional CPCs and monthly departmental and regional Integrity Assurance Officers (IAOs) committees
    • Coordinating corruption perception surveys and the annual corruption risk assessment and provide statistics to guide decision-making processes
    • Coordinating implementation of the national values, cohesion and integration in the Authority.
    • Develop effective education & sensitization programs on corruption, integrity and ethical issues to KRA staff, stakeholders and the general public to ensure all staff and the Authority comply with internal & external requirements.
    • Capacity building for CPC and IAO programs and monitor and evaluate Education and Awareness programs by analyzing the impact of Anti-corruption policies and strategies in KRA
    • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate system reviews on policies, procedures and practices
    • Benchmarking and partnership on systems review practices
    • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the Division
    • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the Internal audit, Integrity programs, Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Risk Management.
    • Oversee regular and timely performance reporting as well as the development of division’s business plan in alignment with the KRA’s corporate plan.

    Skills and Competencies

    Skills required:  

    • A Degree in Economics/ Statistics/ Business management/Public Policy/Tax Policy/ Law or a related Master's degree from a recognized university.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Trained on Integrity Assurance Officers course.

    Minimum years of experience

    • At least Seven (7) years’ of experience of which three (3) years should be on integrity programme.

    Competencies:

    • Excellent decision-making capabilities
    • Honesty and Integrity of Character
    • Excellent planning & organizational skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented
    • Excellent oral and written communication,
    • Public speaking and presentation skills
    • Motivated, dynamic & dedicated team player
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
    • Taxation of New Emerging Businesses and Digital Economy

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