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Jan 21, 2009

Job Vacancies in Kenya Revenue Authority

INVESTIGATIONS & ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT
(INTERNAL AFFAIRS UNIT)

SENIOR ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER
(KRA 5) 1 Post


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assisting and deputising the Deputy Commissioner in the management of the Internal Affairs Division.
  • Co-ordinating enforcement of Kenya Revenue Authority's Ami- Fraud and Corruption and Whistle-Blowing Policies.
  • Defining the procedures and determining the resources required for implementing the Integrity Testing Programme.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the system of integrity testing.
  • Maintaining records and preparing periodic reports.
  • Supplying the Oversight Committee in a timely fashion with information in a form that is appropriate to enable it to make assessments and decisions directed towards the objectives of the programme
Personal specifications
  • A degree from a recognised university
  • Strong analytical/investigative skills and training.
  • At least 5 years investigative experience in a senior position.
  • Strong managerial and leadership abilities.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Unquestionable integrity record.
  • Computer literate.
  • Sound knowledge of the operations of KRA.
ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER (TECHNICAL/INVESTIGATIONS OFFICER)
(KRA 6) 2 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Intepreting of the relevant legislation eg East Africa Customs Management Act, VAT Act.
  • Investigating of cases received by the Division regarding staff in accordance with the relevant taxation legislation.
  • Co-ordinating enforcement of Kenya Revenue Authority's Anti-fraud and Corruption and Whistle Blowing Policies.
  • Preparing work allocation schedules.
  • Preparing monthly reports for Top Management meetings.
  • Conducting staff counseling.
  • Supervising of officers under him/her.
  • Co-ordinating of staff motivation and team building activities
  • Providing necessary support to the management.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned to him/her.
Personal specifications
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor degree from a recognised university.
  • Have at least 4 years experience in a senior position in a comparable organisation.
  • Strong analytical/investigative skills and training.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Have relevant training or skills and experience in Customs Procedures and or Domestic Tax Administration.
  • Also have shown suitability for advancement and ability in handling professional and administrative matters.
  • Unquestionable integrity record
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Tax compliant
  • Be computer literate
  • Sound knowledge of the operations of KRA
SENIOR REVENUE OFFICER
(KRA 8) 1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Investigating cases/complaints received in the Division regarding integrity of staff
  • Interpreting and application of relevant legislation.
  • Writing investigative reports.
  • Preparing monthly case progress reports.
  • Supervising officers under him/her,
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Personal specifications
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor degree from a recognised University
  • Have at least 7 years of progressive investigative experience 2 of which must have been served in a senior position
  • Strong analytical/investigative skills and training
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Unquestionable integrity record
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations and Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the operations of KRA will be an added advantage.
STATISTICIAN/PRODUCTION ANALYST
(KRA 9)
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Gathering and analysing information on reported cases relating to integrity, corruption, fraud and misconduct.
  • Synthesising data into meaningful narrative or graphical presentations.
  • Collecting and analysing data to produce intelligence reports for tactical and strategic planning.
  • Researching and identifying emerging trends in corruption, fraud and misconduct.
  • Profiling of targets for integrity testing.
  • Maintaining records and preparation of periodic reports.
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations.
Personal specifications
  • A degree from a recognised university in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics or Economics
  • Strong analytical skills
  • At least 2 years experience in statistical data analysis and management.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to exercise discretion
  • Proficient in use of computer
SUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

CHEMIST 1 (LABORATORY)
(KRA 9) 1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

Suitable candidates will be responsible for:
  • Performing qualitative analysis on a wide range of samples of international trade commodities and other materials, to provide information for Customs control, tariff classification and other purposes.
  • Carrying out chemical analysis and physical testing using standardised methods to determine chemical characteristics, physical properties and composition of a wide variety' of samples.
  • Conducting instrumental analysis requiring the application of standard techniques including infrared, ultraviolet and visible spectrophotometers, atomic absorption spectrophotometer (ASS), flame photometer, polarimeter and nitrogen analyzer, thin-layer and column chromatography; and nitrimetric and gravimetric techniques.
  • Selecting and adapting existing techniques and methods to suit the unique requirements of samples; and assisting in the development of analytical methods and procedures.
  • Preparing samples, solutions, reagents and standards and maintaining cleaning and caring for laboratory equipment and apparatus and collecting samples for analysis.
  • Adhering to quality assurance and safety' procedures to ensure the validity of test results and safety for the work environment.
  • Maintaining records and providing monthly and other reports including the number, types and cost of tests performed
  • Performing calculations and statistical analysis of test results and preparing reports for review by supervisor and giving testimony regarding samples analysed, test methods and results
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
Personal specifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Chemistry option) from a recognised university' with at least 24 semester units in Chemistry or Diploma in Applied Chemistry (Analytical) from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)
  • Possession of a Masters of Science will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years experience as a Laboratory Technologist.
  • Knowledge of the principles of organic and inorganic chemistry including qualitative and quantitative analysis and chemical laboratory procedures, techniques and equipment.
  • Have basic knowledge of the Harmonised system (HS) Nomenclature and the East African Community Common External Tariff.
  • Ability to operate and maintain standard laboratory instruments and equipment including the use of spectrophotometers, flame photometer, polarimeter and nitrogen analyser.
  • Be customer focused and have excellent communication skills and high level of integrity,
  • Have computer operation and application skills.
Applications in own handwriting enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of educational certificates and testimonials should be sent to the undermentioned to be received not later than February 11, 2009. A contact daytime telephone number should also be provided.

Senior Deputy Commissioner - Human Resources
Kenya Revenue Authority
Times Tower, Haile Selassie Avenue
P.O. Box 48240 - 00100
NAIROBI

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I applied for the statiscian/production analyst post i would request to know if they have shortlisted already.

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