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  • Posted: Jan 4, 2022
    Deadline: Jan 12, 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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    Assistant Manager – Operations

    Purpose of the job

    • Responsible for supervision of the provision of operational and support services to the Department.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Making proposals on the Section’s Work Plan and budgets.
    • Compile Departmental Performance Contract and Work Plan.
    • Compile the Department’s compliance with agreed systems, procedures & performance targets.
    • Development of the Divisional/Unit’s Performance Contract and Work Plan.
    • Evaluation and reporting on the Departmental Performance Contract in the key functions.
    • Planning and executing Departmental budget and Annual Procurement Plan.
    • Overseeing inventory needs and management and administration needs in the Department.
    • Supervise all support services related issues.

     

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences.
    • Computer literate.
    • Membership to a professional body.
    • Management courses.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 4 years post qualification relevant working experience, 1 year of which should be in an Executive Office or a similar busy environment.
    • Competencies required for this role
    • Strong administrative and managerial skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

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    Assistant Manager – Board Affairs

    Purpose of the job 

    • Providing board secretarial services on matters affecting the Authority and follow up on compliance with statutory requirements.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Making proposals on the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Implementation of agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG).
    • Offering support in provision of Board Secretarial Services.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK and ICPSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Management courses. 

    Minimum years of experience

    • Four (4) years post admission experience in Company Secretarial Practice, one (1) of which should be in a Supervisory Level position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative and managerial skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

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    Manager – Board Affairs

    Purpose of the job

    • Responsible for the provision of Secretarial Services to the Board, Board Committees and KRA affiliated bodies/entities.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Participate in the formulation and ensure implementation of strategies for the Board Coordination Division.
    • Participate in the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Ensure compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Advise the Board, Management and the relevant Departments on changes in Law.
    • Advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
    • Arrange and participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG).
    • Coordinate Board Secretarial Services.
    • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
    • Manage the general performance of staff in the respective teams.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK and ICPSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Management and Governance courses.
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 5 years post admission experience in Company Secretarial Practice, 2 of which should be in a middle level management position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative , managerial and leadership skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

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    Assistant Manager –Legal Research

    Purpose of the job

    Providing legal research services on matters affecting the Authority and follow up on compliance with statutory requirements.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Provide legal advisory on requested/assigned matters through the provision of legal opinions, presentations and participation in internal/external meetings.
    • Provide pro-active and/or strategic legal solutions to business problems
    • Keep abreast on upcoming laws and regulations and advise the Authority on implications thereof.
    • Supervise the research and preparation of opinions on legislation that impact the Authority and make recommendations for any necessary amendments.
    • Supervise the drafting of legal opinions.
    • Adhere to and update the Procedure Manuals.
    • Manage legal documents and records and facilitate execution of legal documents in line with the Contract Management Policy.
    • Make proposals on the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Implement agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, Lands Registries).
    • Provide in depth judgment analysis on complex concluded cases as may be assigned.
    • Provide legal opinions/summaries on changes in the law.
    • Train/sensitize staff on various laws affecting their business.
    • Spearhead the review of revenue laws/legislative amendments.
    • Organise and participate in stakeholder engagements.
    • Review and advise management and the Board on Legal implication of internal policies and procedures.
    • Develop and maintain up to date repository of laws, judgements, gazette notices/legal notices and other legal documents pertaining to KRA.
    • Guide management on legal and compliance issues to ensure compliance with laws applicable to KRA.
    • Facilitation in the registration of trademarks with Kenya Intellectual Property Institute.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Management courses.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 4 years post admission experience in legal practice and legal advisory in tax matters, 1 of which should be in a supervisory level in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative and managerial skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

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    Assistant Manager – Conveyancing

    Purpose of the job

    • Providing conveyancing services on matters affecting the Authority and follow up on compliance with statutory requirements. 

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Provide legal advisory specific to Procurement and Conveyancing transactions undertaken by the Authority.
    • Supervise the drafting, negotiation and review of legal instruments contracts or any other documentation assigned and assess legal implications that need to be brought to management’s attention.
    • Provide pro-active and/or strategic legal solutions to business problems
    • Keep abreast on upcoming laws and regulations and advise the Authority on implications thereof.
    • Supervise the drafting of legal instruments.
    • Adhere to and update the Procedure Manuals.
    • Manage legal documents and records and facilitate execution of legal documents in line with the Contract Management Policy.
    • Make proposals on the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Implement agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, Lands Registries).

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK and ICPSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Management courses.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 4 years post admission experience in commercial law and conveyancing practice, 1 of which should be in a Supervisory level management position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative and managerial skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

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    Manager – Conveyancing

    Purpose of the job

    • Responsible for the implementation of policy and strategy related to Conveyancing as well as offering team leadership in Conveyancing functions.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Participate in the formulation and ensure implementation of strategies for the Conveyancing Unit.
    • Supervise searches at various land and companies registries.
    • Participate in preparation of the unit’s budget and work plan.
    • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the section/unit; Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
    • Negotiate commercial, corporate and conveyancing transactions on behalf of the Authority.
    • Monitor contract timelines and update user department on expiry of the same.
    • Participate in the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
    • Ensure compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    • Review and advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
    • Arrange and participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, and Lands Registries).
    • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
    • Manage the general performance of staff in the respective teams.
    • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the section/unit
    • Maintain records of sealed legal instruments.
    • Review and vetting of legal instruments.

     

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Computer literate.
    • Management and Governance courses.
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    • 5 years post admission experience in commercial law and conveyancing practice, 2 of which should be in a middle level management position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

    • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
    • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
    • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

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    Supervisor – Litigation

    JOB PURPOSE

    This role is responsible for providing litigation services on matters affecting the Authority.

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Make proposals in the development of systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
    2. Undertake research and preparation  of         legislation        that      impact on KRA and recommendations for any necessary amendments.
    3. Undertake       the       preparation     of         Memoranda    of         Understandings,          bilateral           and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
    4. Represent KRA in mainstream courts, Tax Tribunals, and other courts.
    5. Analyze Judgments and Rulings for post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue Departments.
    6. Undertake the preparation of Pleadings and Defenses.

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    Academic qualification:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution

    Professional qualification:

    • Post Graduate Diploma in Law
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK)

    Professional experience:

    Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar role.

    Competencies:

    • People management skills
    • Basic understanding of tax policies
    • Decision making skills
    • Good planning and organizational skills
    • Resilient, focused and results-oriented
    • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
    • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Computer proficient
    • Research skills
    • Time management
    • Team player
    • Legal drafting skills
    • Trial Advocacy skills
    • Innovative

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