KRA Commissioner - General Department - People & Change - Jobs in Kenya
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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 seeks a result oriented, self-driven individual of high integrity to fill the position of Commissioner Corporate Support Services.
Purpose of the job:
The Commissioner General, as the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Authority, the management of its funds and property and for providing leadership to the Authority’s staff.
He/ She will ensure that the Authority operates in line with its Vision “To become a Globally Trusted Revenue Agency, Facilitating Tax and Customs Compliance”.Management of funds and property of the Authority;
Roles & Responsibilities
Leading and managing staff to ensure delivery of the Authority’s mandate;
Overseeing revenue collection activities in line with Government of Kenya expectations;
Fostering a conducive environment that encourages compliance with Tax and Customs legislation;
Promoting tax administration practices that facilitate trade and business growth;
Building and sustaining sound working relationships with Government agencies and other stakeholders including taxpayers;
Acting as Chief spokesperson for the Authority; and
Serving as the Authority’s ambassador on Tax and Customs matters at both regional and international levels.
Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:
First Degree from a reputable accredited University and relevant business professional qualifications;
At least fifteen (15) years’ working experience of which ten (10) must be at senior leadership level in large public or private entities;
Demonstrate compliance with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and The Leadership and Integrity Act;
Knowledge of Fiscal and Tax Policy and Administration shall confer additional advantage.
Ability to conceive, communicate and implement initiatives with broad strategic impact;
Serve as transformation catalyst and possess ability to drive and manage change;
Be performance driven with ability to optimize results through teams;
Demonstrate ability to liaise with top level officials in government, public and private sectors;
Have ability to manage pressure and to stand by principle;
Have strong ability to persuade and influence others;
Possess high standards of integrity and ability to instill the same among teams;
Demonstrate strong problem solving and decision making skills; and,
Possess strong interpersonal, team building and communications skills
This is a key position open to persons with the relevant exposure and experience.
The appointment is for a three-year term, renewable for one further term subject to relevant public service regulations governing staff tenure.
Applicants must provide fully all the details required in the application form. Incomplete applications shall not be accepted.
In addition, applicants must attach a curriculum vitae that contains details of qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to the role and including phone and email contacts plus names and contacts for three professional referees.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo corruption and security background vetting in accordance with KRA and Government procedures.
Application Deadline for applications is 29th April, 2019.
Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification.
KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming.
For more information and job application details, see; KRA Commissioner - General Department - People & Change - Jobs in Kenya
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