KRA Chief Manager – Testing Laboratory Jobs in Kenya

KRA Chief Manager – Testing Laboratory Jobs in Kenya


Responsible for

  • Providing technical leadership in provision of testing laboratory service.

    Tasks and Outputs

  • Develops functional objectives and implements plans for provision of laboratory testing service.

  • Provide science based consultancy service to support interpretation and application of tax and border control policies.

  • Provides direction and operation guidance for the testing laboratory.

  • Develops, recommends and implements laboratory testing policies and procedures.

  • Directs the evaluation of technological advances and changes in services to support business process improvements.

  • Plan and direct research and development appropriate to laboratory testing function.

  • Preparation and administration of the division budget and monitors implementation of work plan.

  • Set staff performance targets, evaluate performance and monitor staff training and development.

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure quality of testing and safety of the work environment.

  • Establish and maintain liaison with relevant government agencies and other organisations on matters related to laboratory testing and technology.

  • Preparation of management reports, and review technical recommendations and correspondences.

  • Performing such other duties as may be assigned.

    Skills Required

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field.

  • Masters degree will be an added advantage.

    Minimum Years of Experience

  • At least seven (7) years relevant experience
    with three (3) years at managerial level.


    Competencies Required for this Role

  • Strong leadership and management skills.

  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise.

  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with third parties and staff.

  • Excellent decision making capabilities.

  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.

  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.

  • Broad knowledge of chemistry, good knowledge in the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature and familiar with relevant tax laws and related regulations.

  • Demonstrate ability to interpret scientific concepts, formulate and implement scientific programs and solutions to support administration of tax and related policies.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KRA Chief Manager – Testing Laboratory Jobs in Kenya


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