KRA Trade Facilitation Jobs in Kenya

KRA Trade Facilitation Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for overseeing the trade facilitation initiatives in compliance with national and international trade treaties and conventions.


    Managerial /Supervisory responsibilities

  • Overseeing Trade Facilitation programs and initiatives; rules of origin, Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), Trade Facilitation Agreements (TFAs) (WTO, AU), pre- arrival clearance, export management.

  • Oversee management of Remissions and Exemption regimes for the department.

  • Oversee Customs bonds management.

  • Oversee coordination of departmental taxpayer services programmes.

  • Establish and maintain liaison and working relationships with Government Agencies, Departments and other stakeholders to enhance effective Customs operations.

  • Oversee analysis and implementation of legislation and policy guidelines and strategies for smooth running of Customs operations.

  • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the Division

  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Division: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.

  • Development and management of the Divisional work plan and budget.

  • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the division.

    Job Dimensions

    Financial responsibility

  • Development & utilization of Divisional budgets.

  • Collection of Revenue arising at Trade Facilitation Division

    Responsibility of Physical assets

  • Responsible over office assets

    Decision making /Job influence

  • Makes managerial, strategic and financial decisions.

  • Assigns, monitor and evaluates work of Direct reports

    Working Conditions

  • Works predominantly within the office
    with minimal field visits during engagements with other stakeholders.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, experience and attributes/skills)

    Academic Qualification

  • A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution

    Professional qualification/membership to professional bodies

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Customs Administration and membership to a professional body is an added advantage

  • Minimum of Ten (10) years’ work experience in trade facilitation within Customs or equivalent environment with at least Five (5) years in a senior management role.

    Functional skills/Behavioural competencies /attributes

  • Strategic agility.

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.

  • Good knowledge of Customs Legislation, Regulation and Procedures.

  • Good awareness of operating environment.

  • Results driven and analytical.

  • Problem solving.

  • Analytical thinking.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills.

  • Risk management and analysis.

  • Mentoring and coaching.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KRA Trade Facilitation Jobs in Kenya

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