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Government Jobs in Nairobi Kenya – CRA

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) is an independent Commission set up under Article 215 of the Constitution of Kenya. 

Its core mandate is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenues raised nationally between the National and County Governments; sharing of revenue among the County Governments and make recommendations on other matters concerning the financing of, and financial management by county governments. 

The Commission seeks to recruit a qualified and competent person to fill the position of Senior Analyst, Macroeconomics and Public Finance.

The successful candidate will be in charge of the macroeconomics and public finance division, which covers policy analysis and econometrics / modeling sections. 

The Senior Analyst will monitor developments at the macro economy and their impact on CRA’s constitutional mandate.

She/he is also expected to work with other institutions dealing with macroeconomic management, develop a suite of models for policy simulation and forecasting, and conduct research on thematic areas. 

The position will be based at the Commission’s headquarters in Nairobi.
 
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Day-to-day running and management of the division (macroeconomics).
  • Work with the director in running the department.
  • Develop a suite-of-models for revenue sharing and forecasting.
  • Conduct policy analysis on macroeconomic management.
  • Monitor and report on national and county economic developments.
  • Conduct research to inform decision making on the Commission Mandate.
  • Spearhead preparation and review of the Commissions Publications.
  • Collaborate with partner institutions in generating objective research to Inform Commission decisions.
  • Work jointly with the statistics division to update CRA’s socio-economic database.
  • Perform capacity building and mentoring of junior staff within the division.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in economics or any related field from a reputable university.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant progressive experience in policy analysis and economic modeling.
  • At least three (3) years of work experience in a supervisory position.
  • At least two research publications.
  • A good understanding of econometrics theory and ability to use standard econometrics software to conduct research and modeling such as Eviews, Stata/SPSS, RATS and CATS.
General Competencies 
 
The applicant to the above position should possess the following general competencies:
  • He/she must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
  • Excellent Report Writing and Presentation Skills; and
  • Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams.

The Commission seeks to recruit a qualified and competent person to fill the position of Manager, Human Resources & Administration.
 
The successful candidate will provide technical leadership in the Human Resource / Capital & Administration function and support the Commission in developing and implementing sound HR strategies & systems that will deliver employee engagement, retention, efficiency and productivity. 

The position will be based at the Commission’s headquarters in Nairobi.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  1. Develop/Review and implement sound HR Strategies that deliver employee engagement, retention, efficiency and productivity to achieve the Commission’s mandate, strategic objectives and goals.
  2. Develop, review and maintain appropriate human resource management policies, information systems and procedures.
  3. Coordinate recruitment and selection process of human resources at the Commission to inform succession plans, staff engagement and productivity.
  4. Lead, implement and manage talent and career development and training programs.
  5. Review and execute performance management processes aligned to the Strategic goals.
  6. Develop and implement optimal reward, recognition and benefits systems, processes and standards.
  7. Administer the provision of employees’ medical and insurance packages.
  8. Implement employee health and safety standards ensuring compliance with Employment Laws and Regulations.
  9. Develop and implement the Facilities/Administration policies and procedures for seamless administrative flow at the Commission.
  10. Undertake any other duties and assignments as may be required or as may be assigned from time to time by the Commission.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or Social Sciences.
  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • A minimum of Seven (7) years of hands on progressive experience in human resources in a busy organization with at least three (3) years in Senior Management.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Possession of good knowledge of the Kenyan labor legislation.
  • Commitment to national values and sensitivity to cultural and gender issues.
General Competencies 

The applicant to the above position should possess the following general competencies: 
  • He/she must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player. 
  • A high level of attention to detail, result oriented and able to work under pressure. 
  • Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading team.
  • Ability to collaborate with people and organizations of diverse backgrounds. 
  • Be computer literate specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to work in a team-modulated and collaborative environment.
Terms and Conditions of Service 

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on permanent and pensionable basis. 

Application Process 

If your training, experience and competence match or exceed any of the above minimum requirements, please send (2) separately secured copies of your application, a detailed up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, together with copies of certificates and testimonials. 

You should also give the names of three referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. 

The application cover MUST clearly indicate the position being applied for. 

Application should be addressed to the Commission Secretary, CRA and be sent by post or hand delivered to the Commission offices at 14 Riverside Drive by Friday 10th October 2014 as follows: 

APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF ___________ (insert appropriate position) 

To: 

The Commission Secretary Commission On Revenue Allocation 
Grosvenor Block, 2nd Floor 14 Riverside Drive 
P.O. Box 1310 - 00200 
Nairobi 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

If you do not hear from us in the next three months from the date of this advertisement then consider your application unsuccessful.


The CRA is an equal opportunity, gender sensitive and compliant

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