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  • Posted: Jul 2, 2021
    Deadline: Jul 14, 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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    Assistant Manager-Departmental Planning

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized university.
    • Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
    • Computer literacy in relevant computer packages such as Microsoft Office, Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), STATA, or other statistical analysis packages.
    • Specialised Training and Membership to professional Association.
    • Experience and expertise in strategic planning
    • Minimum of four (4) years’ work experience of which one (1) should be at Supervisory level in similar role.

    Responsibilities

    Supervisory: Responsible for assisting in day-to-day supervision of staff within the Corporate Planning Unit

    • Development of 3-year corporate plan,
    • Organize engagements with internal and external stakeholders with regard to Corporate Planning,
    • Development of KRA Annual work plan,
    • Development of revenue enhancement initiatives,
    • Coordinate staff sensitization on corporate plan,
    • Assist departments in preparation of departmental strategies/plans and project work plans,
    • Coordinate development and reporting on Division’s performance contract.

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    Officer- Customs (External Statistics)

    Job Purpose

    This role is responsible for undertaking:

    • Key performance indicators (customs) and
    • Overall revenue performance analysis (customs).

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    • Maintain data base on policy changes for customs and estimating revenue impact,
    • Generate and compilation customs statistics to assist in research and planning activities,
    • Analyze and interpret revenue statistics and provide insights on performance and mitigating strategies.
    • Prepare revenue performance report(s) (customs Statistics),
    • Ensure regular update and improvement of Customs Key Performance indicators,
    • Assist the research section in improving the KRA revenue forecasting model(customs), by provision of requisite data,
    • Participate in the preparation of the Annual Customs Revenue Report.

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

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Mathematics, Statistics, Economics and Economics & Statistics

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Training in Computer Packages, Advanced Excel and Customs Administration would be an added advantage.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • One (1) year relevant work experience

    Functional Skills:

    • Analytical and Technological ability
    • Planning and Organizational skills
    • Customs Understanding
    • Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
    • Problem solving skills
    • Good decision making capabilities
    • Listening and Verbal Communication skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented person

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    Officer- Domestic Taxes (Revenue Reporting)

    Job Purpose

    This role is responsible for undertaking:

    • Key performance indicators (Domestic Taxes) and
    • Overall tax head  revenue performance analysis in the Authority.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    • Preparation of revenue analysis reports on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually as allocated by the supervisor for approval by the section head.
    • Preparation of sectoral reports through analysis of sector performances and their implication on revenue collection
    • Maintaining relevant Databases for revenue reports to be used to establish revenue trends to facilitate in revenue predictive analysis
    • Preparation of sectoral reports through analysis of sector performances and their implication on revenue collection
    • Undertake comprehensive sectoral analysis

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

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Mathematics, Statistics, Economics and Economics & Statistics

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Training in Computer Packages, Advanced Excel and Tax Administration would be an added advantage.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the relevant field

    Functional Skills:

    • Analytical and Technological ability
    • Planning and Organizational skills
    • Tax Business Understanding
    • Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
    • Problem solving skills
    • Good decision making capabilities
    • Listening and Verbal Communication skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented person

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    Supervisor – Records Management

    Job Purpose

    • This role is responsible for ensuring implementation by department registry management guidelines, policies, procedures and disposal of records in line with legislative framework in the Authority.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    • Ensure implementation of the records management guidelines, procedures, standards and policies.
    • Conduct records survey and appraisals to identify records that have outlived their usefulness and are deemed fit for disposal
    • Conduct disposal of obsolete records in the Authority
    • Conduct records management awareness in the Authority.
    • Participate in relocation of records to new offices or archives in line with user requests.
    • Ensure user departments maintain good housekeeping practice in the records storage areas.
    • Ensure identification of vital records for digital preservation.
    • Liaise with Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services regional representatives on disposition process of KRA records as per Public Archives Act Cap.

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

    Academic qualifications

    • A relevant university degree from a recognized institution

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Membership of relevant professional body

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar role.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    • People management skills
    • Results driven and analytical
    • Strong decision-making skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Technological ability
    • Tax business understanding

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    Officer- Innovation

    Job Purpose

    This role is responsible supporting the implementation of innovative ideas from staff by development of business cases, conducting pilots and collaborating with key internal stakeholders in the development and implementation of innovative ideas.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Task

    • Assist in maintaining the implementation plan of innovative ideas from staff in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
    • Conduct internal awareness and sensitizations aimed at fostering an innovation culture in the Authority
    • Conduct engagements with internal stakeholders to review and select high impactful innovative ideas for implementation
    • Assist in maintaining database of implemented innovations
    • Assist in preparation of documentation of the Authority’s Intellectual Property Rights in liaison with key stakeholders

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

    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in innovation, information technology or related field from recognized University. 

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • Minimum of one (1) year’s work experience in a similar role

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    • Customer service orientated
    • Organizational and planning skills
    • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Highly innovative and creative
    • Interpersonal and Listening skills
    • Attentive to details and accuracy
    • Ability to work in a shifting environment
    • Team Player

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    Manager – Facilities Technical Services

    Job Purpose

    • The job holder is Responsible for effective management facilities & Equipment.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    1. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
    • Management of renovation and maintenance work undertaken by maintenance contractor to ensure facilities are maintained to the required standards.
    • Supervise other staff in Works.
    • General management of utilities
    • Oversee preparation of budget and annual procurement plan for the section.

          2. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Oversee preparation of budget and annual procurement plan for the section.
    • Review and approve payments and expenditure for section and ensure budgets are adhered to and all control processes and procedures in place have been complied with.
    • Manage and develop staff capacity for the section setting and review of performance targets, managing disciplinary issues and ensuring that the Section’s operations are adequately staffed in terms of skills and numbers.
    • Lead and drive the development of facility management strategies and work plans; and ensure that these meet corporate needs. 

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Formulate and enforcing policies, procedures strategies and work plans for the Section.
    • Formulation and development of acquisition and disposal plans for plant, machinery and equipment (scanners, generators, etc.)
    • Monitor  and enforce compliance with relevant statutory legislation
    • Carry out a review of services provided by third party service providers to ensure that contractual obligations are met.
    • Coordinate installation, operations, maintenance and repair of plant and equipment.
    • Develop, review and update facility management policies; and ensure sensitisation of new policies to staff is carried out as and when required.
    • Effective management of utilities and service providers.
    • Ensure equipment properly are managed and are regularly inspected to optimise performance.
    • Review and approve Bills of Quantity and drawings and proposals
    • Ensure that there is a regular review and evaluation of services provided by third parties and make recommendations to procurement on adherence to the SLAs.

    Job Dimensions:

    1. Financial Responsibility
    • Approval of Budgets
    • Approval of  expenditure
    • Approval of Disposal of obsolete assets
    • Review and approval SAP requests

    2. Responsibility for Physical Assets

    • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the Authority.
    • Provides oversight over physical assets assigned to the section.

    3. Decision Making / Job Influence

    • Makes Strategic, Operational decisions.
    • Plan the work of subordinates.
    • Assign work to subordinates.
    • Monitor subordinates work performance.
    • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance

    4. Working Conditions

    • Predominantly works within the office or houses

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

    Academic qualifications

    • A degree in Land Economics, Quantity Survey, Engineering or related discipline.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Relevant professional registration.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • At least 5 years work experience with 2 years at entry-level management.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    Analytical skills

    • Resilient and results oriented
    • Knowledge of Property Law, Council By-Laws etc.
    • Team player
    • Self-driven
    • Leadership skills
    • Work under pressure     

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    Chief Manager (CM) - Testing Laboratory

    Responsible for:

    • Providing technical leadership in provision of testing laboratory service.

    Tasks and outputs:

    • Develops functional objectives and implements plans for provision of laboratory testing service.
    • Provide science based consultancy service to support interpretation and application of tax and border control policies.
    • Provides direction and operation guidance for the testing laboratory.
    • Develops, recommends and implements laboratory testing policies and procedures.
    • Directs the evaluation of technological advances and changes in services to support business process improvements.
    • Plan and direct research and development appropriate to laboratory testing function.
    • Preparation and administration of the division budget and monitors implementation of work plan.
    • Set staff performance targets, evaluate performance and monitor staff training and development.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure quality of testing and safety of the work environment. 
    • Establish and maintain liaison with relevant government agencies and other organisations on matters related to laboratory testing and technology.
    • Preparation of management reports, and review technical recommendations and correspondences.
    • Performing such other duties as may be assigned.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field.
    • Masters degree will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

    • At least seven (7) years relevant experience with three (3) years at middle managerial level.

    Competencies required for this Role:

    • Strong leadership and management skills.
    • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise.
    • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with third parties and staff.
    • Excellent decision making capabilities.
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
    • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
    • Broad knowledge of chemistry, good knowledge in the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature and familiar with relevant tax laws and related regulations.
    • Demonstrate ability to interpret scientific concepts, formulate and implement scientific programs and solutions to support administration of tax and related policies.

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    Assistant Manager-Departmental Planning

    Job Purpose

    • This role is responsible for the development of the Authority’s Corporate and Departmental Plans

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    1. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    Supervisory: Responsible for assisting in day-to-day supervision of staff within the Corporate Planning Unit

    2. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Development of 3-year corporate plan,
    • Organize engagements with internal and external stakeholders with regard to Corporate Planning,
    • Development of KRA Annual work plan,
    • Development of revenue enhancement initiatives,
    • Coordinate staff sensitization on corporate plan,
    • Assist departments in preparation of departmental strategies/plans and project work plans,
    • Coordinate development and reporting on Division’s performance contract.

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

    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized university.
    • Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
    • Computer literacy in relevant computer packages such as Microsoft Office, Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), STATA, or other statistical analysis packages.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Specialised Training and Membership to professional Association.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • Experience and expertise in strategic planning
    • Minimum of four (4) years’ work experience of which one (1) should be at Supervisory level in similar role.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    • Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft professional reports and correspondence that is clear and concise.
    • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
    • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
    • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy. 

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