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23 Vacancies in Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Nairobi

Strategic Reporting Supervisor

Reports to: Assistant Manager – Statistics Analysis & Reporting Unit
Direct reports: Officer-Statistics Analysis & Reporting Unit
Support (I & II)- Statistics Analysis & Reporting Unit
Responsibilities
The holder will provide technical support in data analysis and reporting; continuously monitoring performance and quality through analysing and reporting KRA’s big data for informing decision making process.

Tasks and Outputs
·         Identify and maintain key revenue and economic data sets,
·         Generate and compilation revenue statistics to assist in research and planning activities,
·         Analyse and interpret revenue statistics,
·         Assist in revenue target setting,
·         Supervise preparation of revenue performance reports (as per provided timelines) to management, Board, The National Treasury, and other identified stakeholders,
·         Ensure regular update and improvement of data marts and performance dashboards,
·         Assist the research section in improving the KRA revenue forecasting model, including provision of requisite data as may be needed,
·         Participate in the preparation of the Statistical bulletin, Annual Revenue Report and Income Tax Report.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or Business related field from a recognised university.
·         A Masters degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
·         Computer literacy in statistical analysis.
Minimum Qualifications Years of Experience
·         Three (3) years relevant experience.
 Competencies
·         Demonstrate understanding of research techniques, statistical tools and analytical skills.
·         Have good supervisory skills.
·         Understand functional priorities.
·         Have personal management and communication skills.
·         Sound knowledge of electronic databases.
·         Commitment to improving work processes.
How To Apply

Budget & Technical Support Supervisor

Supervisor – Budget & Technical Support
Location: Nairobi
Reports to: Assistant Manager – Budget & Technical Support
Direct reports: Officers – Budget & Technical Support
Responsibilities
To identify, analyse and interpret tax policy gaps.
Key Performance Areas
·         Identifying, analysing and interpreting tax policy gaps
·         Prioritize policy needs of the department.
·         Undertake quality assurance on budget submissions.
·         Support the assistant manager in coming up with new process improvement opportunities.
·         Development of Administrative Manuals in support of various tax laws.
·         Compiling technical data to support legislative changes.
·         Participate in various technical working groups with identified stakeholders in budget making process.
·         Undertake any other assignment related to these duties.
Minimum Academic Requirement
·         University Degree in a relevant field of study; Economics, Law, Finance or Accounting.
Specialist Training
·         Training in Tax Administration
 Minimum Years of Relevant Experience
·         At least 3 years of experience in relevant fields.
·         Must have working experience in middle level position.
Competencies required for this Role
·         Excellent planning and organizational skills.
·         Ability to work under pressure.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills
·         Team player, focused and result oriented with high integrity.
·         Computer literate
How To Apply

Inorganic Chemicals Supervisor

Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Laboratory and Scientific Services
Section: Testing Laboratory
Reports to: Assistant Manager, Inorganic Chemicals and Materials
Direct reports: 1 Officer – Officer, Inorganic Chemicals and Materials
Responsibilities
Performing a variety of test and procedures on a variety of goods and materials.
Tasks and Outputs
·         Perform chemical and physical tests and analytical procedures to determine the nature, identity and composition ofa variety of inorganic chemicals, metals and related materials.
·         Conduct chemical and physical tests and analytical procedures requiring the application of a variety of standard procedures and advanced analytical instrumentation.
·         Carry out background study to determine the type and extent of analysis necessary and select test methods for supporting revenue collection, trade facilitation and enforcement activities.
·         Modify and adapt analytical procedures and test methods to meet laboratory needs and ensure the accuracy and validity of results.
·         Prepares and standardises reagents; maintains and calibrates instruments; orders supplies and equipment as needed.
·         Ensure adherence to quality assurance procedures and compliance with safety requirements.
·         Perform necessary calculations, review and interpret analytical results and prepare reports; and give testimony concerning samples analysed, test methods, analyses results and conclusions.
·         Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Skills required
Minimum qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or equivalent qualifications.
Minimum years of experience
·         Minimum three (3) years experience in a similar role.
Competencies required for this Role
·         Good organisation and planning skills.
·         Good research skills.
·         Excellent computer operation and laboratory application of software skills.
·         Good numeracy and data analytical skills.
·         Attentive to detail/ good recording of data.
·         Ability to work under minimal supervision.
·         Work collaboratively with others.
·         Thorough knowledge of the principles of organic chemistry, including qualitative and quantitative analysis; chemical laboratory procedures; and the principles and applications of advanced analytical instruments.
·         Familiar with the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature and the East African Community Common External Tariff and related regulations.
·         Have demonstrated ability to independently evaluate and select analytical methods and procedures; interpret results and prepare reports.
How To Apply

Internal Affairs Supervisor (18 Posts)

KRA is seeking result-oriented, self-driven individuals with high integrity to fill the following vacant position.
Department: Intelligence & Strategic Operations
Division: Internal Affairs Division
Reports to: Assistant Manager, Internal Affairs
Job Summary
Responsibilities
Investigations of corruption/economic crimes /fraud and other aspects of unethical conduct perpetuated by the staff.
 Operational Responsibilities
·         Preliminary development and assessment of information on reported or identified breaches of code of conduct.
·         Conducting of internal investigations on corruption/fraud/economic crimes and other unethical conduct by staff
·         Developing Personal and Financial profiles
·         Preparing comprehensive investigation reports for management
·         Presentation of the disciplinary cases before the disciplinary committee or before court where necessary
·         Any other duties as may be assigned to him/her
Qualifications Knowledge and Skills
Education and Training
·         A degree from a recognized university.

·         Training in investigation of corruption/economic crimes/asset tracing & recovery.
·         Professional qualification in a relevant field.
·         Training in Tax and or Customs administration/prosecution/cyber-crime investigations will be an added advantage.
Work Experience
·         At least 4 years’ experience in investigation of corruption/economic crimes/asset tracing & recovery.
·         Experience in Tax and or Customs administration/prosecution/cyber-crime investigations will be an added advantage.
Competencies required for this Role
·         Proficiency in analytical and report writing skills
·         High level of integrity
·         Proficiency in oral and written communication,
·         Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
·         Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player
How To Apply

Intelligence Management

KRA is seeking result-oriented, self-driven individuals with high integrity to fill the following vacant position.
Department:  Intelligence & Strategic Operations
Division: Intelligence Management
Section: Intelligence Collection
Reports to: Deputy Commissioner, Intelligence Management
Direct reports: Manager, Intelligence collection (6).
Job Summary:
Main Responsibilities
Management of Intelligence Collection and reporting.
Operational Responsibilities
·         Developing and implementing an effective framework for Intelligence collection and reporting.
·         Overseeing development and implementation of appropriate capacity in support of effective and efficient collection and management of intelligence.
·         Overseeing timely and effective collection of intelligence in all areas of Authority’s interest.
·         Management of effective linkages with stakeholders including other law enforcement agencies to facilitate collection and management of intelligence.
·         Overseeing of management and operational reporting.
·         Management of resources in the operational area.
Qualifications Knowledge and Skills
Education and Training
·         Bachelor degree from a recognized university
·         Cumulative training of not less than 1 year in the areas of Intelligence, or Strategic & Security Studies.
·         Training in Tax or Customs Administration is an added advantage.
Work Experience
·         A minimum of 7 years of experience in Intelligence management.
·         Experience in Strategic Security will be an added advantage.
 Competencies required for this Role
·         Honesty and integrity of character.
·         Good decision making capabilities
·         Good 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.
How To Apply

Technical Manager

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and the National Treasury are seeking result-oriented, self-driven individuals with high integrity to fill the following vacant position as part of the KRA/IFMIS joint initiatives.
Grade: KRA ‘7’
Department: Information, Communication & Technology
Reports to: Director – IFMIS
Job Summary
The job holder will be accountable for:
·         The oversight of the management of systems capacity and data center environment.
·         The administration and support of the organisation’s computers and related systems.
·         The design of new IT solutions, modify, enhance or adapt systems that exist and integrate new features or improvements to improve efficiency and productivity.
Responsibilities 
Managerial Responsibilities
·         Understand the varying staff strengths.
·         Build capacity of IT staff to meet the variable needs of users, groups and offices.
·         Spearhead the development of new projects and technologies.
·         Responsible for management of IT staff their evaluation, guidance and discipline.
 Operational Responsibilities
·         Collaborate with software developers and solutions architects in the development of plans for systems tests, and for deployment of production systems, to ensure successful system launch that enhances the quality of the organization operations.
·         Advise on the efficient and effective use of system software and operating systems in the commission, to ensure optimal utilisation of the systems.
·         Review and validate reports on system software and hardware, to assist in the development of strategies for the enhancement of software and hardware capability, to facilitate ICT quality service delivery across the organization.
·         Communicate with various Information Technology teams and business unit management to keep everyone up to date on the status of all activities thus ensuring that the business specifications are met and delivered on time.
·         Support the adoption, development and usage of enterprise applications throughout the organization. Maintain a high level of awareness of and enthusiasm for the applications as well as new features and updates as they are launched.
·         Responsible for application documentation, workflow and configuration diagrams to ensure business continuity in the organization.
·         Help to establish and maintain the strategy for the development, deployment and maintenance of university’s applications environment that will ensure the integrity, security and privacy of the information maintained by the enterprise.
·         Develop programme s that perform storage administration to include that of Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices for the organisation and maintain the storage security, routing tables, and internet presence.
·         Ensure all software is properly licensed and up to date and oversee server and network configuration, maintenance as well as its management.
·         Keep up with current and latest technologies and determine what new technology solutions and implementations will meet the commission’s system requirements.
·         Assist to plan, design, document and implementation of various systems to include desktop PC’s, servers and software applications that improve the efficiency and productivity of the commission.
·         Develop, maintain and monitor procedures for all server backups and ensure they are checked to prevent any data loss from the organisation’s database.
·         Manage the entire software and technology-related hardware and software inventory across the organisation and ensure license compliance.
·         Make recommendations and specifications for procurement of new equipment and manage the Data Centre infrastructure which include to monitor the physical environment.
·         Review all hardware and software procurement and maintenance contracts, ensuring involvement and participation of other team members as appropriate to ensure compliance and ensure that contracts with third parties support the needs of the business.
Qualifications
Academic qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Software engineering or an equivalent from a recognised institution
Professional qualification
·         Industry standard certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, Microsoft SQL servers and databases, Oracle database 11g administrator certified associate, Oracle database 11g administrator certified professional or equivalent certifications and MCSE certificates.
·         Certification in Strategic Leadership Development Programme.
Level of knowledge applied to the job
·         Good knowledge and understanding of information communication technology processing, systems, concepts, methodologies and current trends in ICT including systems administration, Webmaster/Graphic Design, Systems Development, Database Analysis or Network Administration.
·         Knowledge of budgeting.
Soft skills
·         Communication skills
·         Interpersonal skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Ability to lead and manage teams
·         Problem solving skills
·         Supervisory skills
Relevant Experience Required
8 years of service , five (5) of which should be  in a comparable position from a reputable organization
How to Apply
All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be submitted online by 13th February, 2019.
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.

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