KRA Chief Manager – Research & Surveys Jobs in Kenya

KRA Chief Manager – Research & Surveys Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • The purpose of this role is to effectively manage the implementation of KRA research & surveys agenda, revenue forecasts and analysis of tax administration measures & policies.

    Key Performance Areas

  • Provide leadership and ensure implementation of strategic initiatives in Research, Surveys & Business Analysis;

  • Oversee the development and review of policies, operational guidelines, and procedures for Research & Surveys;

  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of research agenda;

  • Lead, guide and motivate staff under Research & Surveys;

  • Coordinate the development of briefs on tax administration and policy issues for Senior Management;

  • Oversee the review of tax administration and policies from time to time to ensure effectiveness and efficiency;

  • Oversee the preparation of tax revenue forecasts and ensuring their review on monthly/quarterly basis;

  • Evaluating impact on tax revenues of various interventions/policy changes/initiatives;

  • Coordinate preparation of research articles, survey reports and preparation of research briefs for management and policymakers;

  • Developing annual research and survey plans;

  • Prepares an annual personnel development plan for the Research & Surveys Team to ensure training needs are appropriately identified and a mutually agreed training plan for individual staff members is progressed;

  • Oversee the implementation of surveys to gauge the level of satisfaction of both internal and external customers and the challenges that need to be addressed, and

  • Manage relationship with stakeholders and represent the Authority in various research forums.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
    in related field from a recognized university (Doctoral qualifications in Economics will be an added advantage).

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or Business related field from a recognized university.

  • Management course.

  • Proficient in statistical packages such as Stata, Eviews, SPSS among others

    Relevant Work Experience

  • At least seven (7) years of post-graduate (post-masters) experience with at least three (3) years’ experience at the level of Manager.

    Skills Required

  • Experience in micro-simulation modeling, general equilibrium modeling, and econometric analysis.

  • Experience in macroeconomic forecasting

  • Ability to establish and manage structures, processes and standards

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex information

  • Able to work closely with, and influence others

  • Good understanding of Revenue Acts and KRA’s core business.

  • Be customer focused.

  • Have excellent management and communication skills.

  • Must have demonstrated a broad understanding of the departmental operations, mandate and strategic direction.

  • Must have demonstrated high standards of integrity.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KRA Chief Manager – Research & Surveys Jobs in Kenya

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