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  • Posted: Jun 15, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 21, 2020
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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 decisions...
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    SAP BASIS Administrator

    Department

    Corporate Support Services

    Division

    Information and Communication Technology

    Location / Work Station:

    Nairobi

    Supervisor

    Assistant Manager - ICT

     

    Job Summary:

    SAP Basis Administrator provides technical support and leadership for SAP systems, which will include implementing standards and requirements, overseeing upgrades, establishing processes for monitoring performance, and system configuration.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Manage SAP HANA system environments for optimum performance and be proactive in identifying potential problems (environments include Sandbox, Development, QA and Production)
    2. Perform core SAP BASIS functions (e.g. OSS Note corrections, support packs, kernels, transports)
    3. Recommend and manage SAP HANA System upgrades, client copies and system refreshes.
    4. Ensure Business Systems have the appropriate technical architecture for scalability.
    5. Perform systems Capacity Planning (Sizing), High-Availability & Disaster Recovery setup, Backup & Recovery Strategy, Storage systems.
    6. Support the team in responding to auditor requests/questions and providing necessary IT substantiation of system controls.
    7. Provide user level application support by responding to problems, debugging systems and troubleshooting to correct the problems as needed.
    8. Provide customer service (level 2/3 help desk) for SAP issues both via phone and in person.
    9. Coordinate communicate and support SAP downtime requests for server maintenance and system implementations.
    10. Work closely and collaboratively to support ABAP/FIORI developers and functional consultants.
    11. Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements.

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor  in Computer Science , Computer Applications , Information Technology , Engineering  or any relevant discipline

    Professional Qualifications

    • Must be SAP Certified Technology Associate - System Administration
    • Must be SAP Certified Technology Associate - Sap Hana
    • Certification in any Linux operating systems

    Relevant Work Experience Required

    • 3-7 Years’ active Basis experience in a Technical Architecture (BASIS and Security) role supporting SAP ERP Systems using Solution Manager.
    • 3-5 years supporting SAP HANA, Sybase and Fiori systems

    Technical Skills Required:

    • Deep understanding of SAP HANA technical infrastructure and integrations with SAP and non-SAP systems
    • Must have performed the role of a BASIS lead person in at least two(2) medium size SAP ERP implementation projects
    • Strong cross function knowledge in the following areas: HCM, MM, PM, FI/CO, SRM
    • Excellent understanding of the SAP development environments, ABAP/4, Web IDE, SAP Mobile, SAP Fiori
    • Knowledge of the HANA  and Sybase database environments
    • Strong Windows and Unix/Linux knowledge
    • Experience with BW, Portal, Solution Manager, BOBj, Unicode, and Disaster Recovery.
    • Demonstrated value-added expertise in specialty areas of SAP technology.

    Key Competencies

    • Good verbal , written and presentation skills
    • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment with virtual teams
    • Should be a self-starter with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
    • Should be able to work independently and take initiative to find/develop solutions for business requirements.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills
    • Effective Communication both to technical and non-technical teams.
    • Ability to work independently and with a team.

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    SAP ABAP Developer

    Department

    Corporate Support Services

    Division

    Information and Communication Technology

    Supervisor

    Assistant Manager - ICT

    Job Summary:

    The role will include ABAP programming, design, testing and debugging of new or existing programs, maintenance, enhancement and support of the business application modules for the internal business functions, which are based on the requirements, and needs of the users.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Design, develop, modify, debug and evaluate objects in RICEFW and NetWeaver Components: FPM, POWL, BOPF, SAP Gateway, SAP UI5 for functional areas, including but not limited to MM, SRM, FI/CO, HCM and PM.
    2. Develop and maintain application programs providing business functions, such as online screens, batch reports and creation of application interface files.
    3. Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards
    4. Participate in providing gap analysis, from a technical perspective, highlighting current state, future state, client needs and best practices.
    5. Conduct application testing (new support packages, releases, functionality, and customizing) in close cooperation with the delivery teams
    6. Develop ABAP, Java code and configure interfaces using various adapters
    7. Perform configuration related to the master data in the application according to the business process requirement
    8. Maintains expert knowledge of SAP development tools, technologies and related delivery methods.
    9. Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements.

     

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor  in Computer Science , Computer Applications , Information Technology , Engineering  or any relevant discipline

     

    Professional Qualifications

    • Must be SAP ABAP Certified.

     

    Relevant Work Experience Required

    • 3-7 Years’ active development experience in SAP ABAP/4 and ABAP Objects programming experience in RICEFW.
    • Experience in different SAP BODS BPDMs, Transforms Functions.
    • Proficient in creating Jobs, Workflows, Dataflows, Query and other Transforms in SAP Data Services
    • Must have performed the role of an ABAP developer in at least two(2) medium size SAP ERP implementation projects

     

    Technical Skills Required:

    • Strong cross function knowledge in one or more of the following areas: HCM, MM, PM, FI/CO, SRM
    • Knowledge in SQL, JAVA, Javascript, HTML5
    • Experience in BOPF, SAP Gateway and UI5 in ECC 6.0 and TM
    • General SAP functional knowledge
    • Experience in application development utilizing ABAP/4 , HANA development and Object Oriented ABAP
    • Experience with Dialog processing , User exits , ALV , ABAP objects , BAPI's , BDC's and LSMW
    • Experience with SAP Solution Manager CCLM, Fiori and HANA DB studio, Debugging, PI development.
    • Strong Windows and Unix/Linux knowledge

    Key Competencies

    • Good verbal , written and presentation skills
    • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment with virtual teams
    • Good Collaboration , prioritization and team working skills
    • Should be able to work independently and take initiative to find/develop solutions for business requirements.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills

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    Chief Manager – Dean of Studies (KESRA)

    Department

    Kenya School Revenue Administration(KESRA)

    Division

    Academic Affairs

    Location / Work Station:

    KESRA Centre, Podo Park, Nairobi

    Supervisor

    Deputy Commissioner Academic Affairs

    Supervisee:

    Heads of Programs

    Job Summary:

    The jobholder will oversee the delivery of KESRA programs for revenue growth in line with the KESRA strategic plan

    Deliverables & Accountabilities

    • Oversee the implementation of Academic programs
    • Develop and implement teaching strategies to enhance revenue generation and growth 
    • Day to day supervision of teaching including planning for academic programs, preparation of syllabuses and their regulations, timetables, examinations and research processes, 
    • Supervision of academic staff and non-academic staff seconded to the teaching units 
    • Supervision boards and committees under the office of the Dean of Studies 
    • Lead, guide and motivate staff in the teaching units 
    • Provide input in the formulation and implementation of KESRA budgets and enhancement of internal controls

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognised university
    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognised university will be an added advantage
    • A PhD will be an added advantage 

    Professional Qualifications

    • Membership with a relevant professional body

    Relevant Work Experience Required

    • At least seven (7) years work experience in a similar environment of which at least three (3) years will have been at management level
    • Proven track record of exemplary work performance

    Skills Required:

    • Organization & Leadership skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Performance Management Skills
    • Decision-Making skills
    • Communication skills
    • Innovative skills
    • Analytical Skills and reporting
    • Knowledge and experience in performance management

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    Chief Manager - Supply Chain Management

    Department:

    Corporate Support Services

    Division:

    Supply Chain Management

    Section:

    Sourcing

    Reports to:

    Deputy Commissioner, Supply Chain Management

    Direct reports: 

    Manager, Sourcing(CAPEX), Sourcing(OPEX)

    Responsible for:

    Managing the Authority’s procurement process to ensure that it is in line with the Procurement Act and accompanying Guidelines.

    Deliverables and Accountabilities:

    • Develop, formulate and review of procurement policies, procedures and processes.
    • Ensure that the processes and procedures are in line with the Procurement Guidelines issued by the Public Procurement Oversight Authority Kenya.
    • Application of deep knowledge and implementation experience of procurement policy objectives in sourcing projects and operations
    • Liaise with the Deputy Commissioner, Supply Chain Management and Heads of department to prepare and update the annual procurement plan. Monitor the procurement plan vis-à-vis the budget.
    • Coordinate and supervise the tendering process to ensure it is fair and transparent.
    • Coordinate and supervise the tendering process to ensure it is fair and transparent.
    • Member of the Evaluation and Management Tender Committees and participates in the evaluation of bids for goods and services including review of proposals, quotations and evaluation reports.
    • Ensure preparation of regular procurement reports on various procurement status/activities as and when requested.
    • Manage and develop staff capacity including participating in recruitment, setting and review of performance targets, managing disciplinary issues and ensuring that the Procurement and Evaluation section is adequately staffed in terms of skills and numbers.

     

    Skills required:

    Academic Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supplies Management or related discipline.
    • A Master’s degree in Procurement, Supplies Management or related discipline is an added advantage.

    Professional  Qualifications:

    • Professional qualifications is an added advantage.
    • Professional Membership with the Kenya Institute of Supply Management is an added advantage.
    • Training in Supply Chain Management is an added advantage.

    Working experience:

    • At least seven (7) years of progressive work experience in Procurement for a government agency or large and reputable organisation, three (3) years of which must have been at a senior management level.

    Required competencies:

    • Strong leadership and managerial skills.
    • Well-developed capacity for strategic, critical thinking and analytical skills.
    • IT proficiency.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to cultivate, build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external parties.
    • Excellent decision making capabilities.
    • Resilient, focused and results oriented.

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    Chief Manager, Supply Chain Management –Strategy and Planning

    Division:

    Supply Chain Management

    Section / Unit:

    Strategy and Planning

    Location / Work station:

    Times Towers, Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi

    Reporting Relationships

    Reports to:

    Deputy Commissioner – Supply Chain Management

    Direct reports:

    Manager- Information Services and Manager Strategy Planning

    Indirect Reports:

    Assistant Managers, Supervisors, Officers and Support in the section.

    Job Purpose

    The Chief Manager supports the Deputy Commissioner Supply Chain Management (DC-SCM) in the development and review of procurement strategies and plans in line with the requirements of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.

    Responsible for Category Management the job holder must be able to coordinate with other departments as well as liaise with Government Agencies to ensure that is so as to procurement best practice is fully represented and best value achieved at all levels.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Management of cross - disciplined teams and drive progress through the application of project management techniques as part of a highly visual and transparent approach.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Lead implementation of development of best practice strategies to enhance corporate purchasing convergence.
    • To develop, implement and review the Procurement Strategy and Corporate initiatives
    • Consolidation of the Annual Procurement Plan (APP) in line with statutory requirements as well as implementation for specific categories.
    • To develop a system and process within Procurement Strategy and Planning that tracks and reports efficiencies, data management and control systems to inform of benefits realized by procurement activity.
    • Analysis of procurement data and identify priority areas for efficiencies, process improvements and to engage stakeholders in delivering improvements that supports management of key supplier relationships, delivering breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality.
    • Ensure compliance with the Statutory and corporate reporting requirements.
    • Coordinate Audit exercises and submit reports.
    • To continuously undertake market research and evaluate innovative products and services in partnership with end user departments and other interested groups.
    • Development of SME’s and Special Interest Groups in conjunction with other user departments and ensure a communication strategy that supports the initiative.

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or any other similar qualification and technical/professional qualification in procurement and supplies.
    • Master’s Degree is an added advantage

    Mandatory Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies – Professional level or equivalent
    • Kenya Institute of Supplies and Management (including Licensing)
    • Project Management qualifications are an added advantage

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    At least 8 years’ experience with 5 years in a managerial role.

    Need to know:

    Attributes:

    • Analytical skills
    • Organisational skills
    • Computer proficient
    • Management skills
    • Knowledge of Market dynamics
    • Change Management
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Communication skills
    • Team player
    • Attention to detail
    • Innovative
    • Ability to build a consensus

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