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  • Posted: Oct 18, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
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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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    Deputy Commissioner - Board Coordination

    Purpose of the job

    Oversees the functions and operations of the Board Coordination Division and provision of board secretarial services for KRA.

    Key Responsibilities of the job:

    • Offer Secretarial Services to the Board and Board Committees and KRA affiliated bodies/entities.
    • Interpret relevant legislation and advise the Board and related Committees on changes in Law.
    • Review and advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
    • Guide the preparation of legal opinions and instruments.

    Candidate profile

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A postgraduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
    • At least seven (7) years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice.
    • At least three (3) of which should be in a senior management position in a comparable organisation.

    In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

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

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    Deputy Commissioner - Legal Services

    Purpose of the job:

    Oversees the functions and operations of the Legal Services Division, and provision of all legal advice on matters affecting KRA.

    Key Responsibilities of the job:

    • Lead pre-litigation processes between KRA and other parties and guide the preparation of Memoranda of Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
    • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
    • Interpret relevant legislation and advise management and relevant departments on changes in Law.
    • Make legislative proposals on amendments of fiscal laws.
    • Monitor post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue departments.

    Candidate profile

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
    • A Postgraduate diploma in Law.
    • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
    • At least seven (7) years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice.
    • At least three (3) of which should be in a senior management position in a comparable organisation.

    In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

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

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are advised to visit our website (www.kra.go.ke) for more detailed job descriptions for the roles. All applications from qualified candidates must be submitted online. The application process is on the careers page on the KRA website.

    Note:

    • Closing date for applications is 31st October, 2019.
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification.
    • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • We are an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
    • KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on www.kra.go.ke to apply
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