Research Job in Nairobi - KRA

Position: Deputy Commissioner – Research, Knowledge Management & Corporate Planning

Location / Work station: Times Tower – Nairobi
Job description
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is the principal revenue collector for the Government of Kenya with the primary goal to deliver Kenya to financial self-sufficiency through effective tax revenue mobilization.
KRA is seeking a result-oriented, self-driven individual of high integrity to fill the position of Deputy Commissioner – Research Knowledge Management & Corporate Planning.

The Deputy Commissioner – Research Knowledge Management & Corporate Planning will be responsible for the development and implementation of KRA Corporate and Strategic Plans as well as knowledge exchange strategies.
  • Oversee the management of the Research, Knowledge Management, and Corporate Planning Division
  • Provide leadership in the development of KRA’s strategic plans as well as monitoring and evaluation of the same
  • Oversee the preparation of revenue forecasting, target-spreading and reporting
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the annual research and survey plans
  • Undertake continuous macro-economic and sectoral analysis and establish their impact on revenue
  • Oversee the Corporate knowledge management strategies.
  • A minimum of master’s degree or its equivalent in economics, statistics, public policy, public finance, or a related field.
  • Specialist Training and Membership to Professional Association:
  • Membership of a relevant professional body
  • At least fifteen (15) years relevant working experience with at least six (6) years in action oriented research at Leadership level.
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, especially in macroeconomic and sectoral analysis
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish and manage structures, processes and standards
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills,
  • The ability to clearly communicate complex information
  • Able to work closely with, and influence others
How to Apply