KRA Deputy Commissioner – Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

KRA Deputy Commissioner – Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is the principal revenue collector for the Government of Kenya with the primary goal to deliver Kenya to financial self-sufficient through effective tax revenue mobilization.

KRA is seeking result-oriented, self-driven individuals of high integrity to fill the position of Deputy Commissioner – Legal Services.

Purpose of the job:

Oversees the functions and operations of the Legal Services Division, and provision of all legal advice on matters affecting KRA.

Key Responsibilities of the job:

  • Lead pre-litigation processes between KRA and other parties and guide the preparation of Memoranda of Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.

  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.

  • Interpret relevant legislation and advise management and relevant departments on changes in Law.

  • Make legislative proposals on amendments of fiscal laws.

  • Monitor post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue departments.

    Candidate profile

    The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).

  • A Postgraduate diploma in Law.

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

  • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

  • At least seven (7) years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice.

  • At least three (3) of which should be in a senior management position in a comparable organisation.

    In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

  • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills

  • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities

  • Excellent planning, organisational and analytical skills

  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

    Interested candidates are advised to visit our website ( for more detailed job descriptions for the roles.

    All applications from qualified candidates must be submitted online. The application process is on
    the Careers page on the KRA website.


    1. Closing date for applications is 31st October, 2019.

    2. Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification.

    3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    4. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

    5. KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

    Job Application Guidelines


    Go to and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
    After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.
    Log on:

  • After registration go to
    Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.
  • Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

    Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.
  • In case of any challenges, please send your email query to

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