Job Opportunities
  1. Assistant Manager – Marine Operations: Southern & Western Region

DIVISION: SECTION/UNIT: Border Control & Enforcement Marine Operations

LOCATION:      Southern & Western Region

JOB PURPOSE

  • This role is responsible for strategies, maintenance and operation plans for Marine enforcement in the Southern Region.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS

Managerial /Supervisory responsibilities

  • Effectively implement and monitor marine BCE policy guidelines at the Southern Region
  • Oversee implementation of Southern Regions enforcement activities for performance management and as may be guided from HQ
  • Identify, develop and submit risks, work plans, processes and procedures to guide headquarters
  • Establish and maintain liaison and working relationships with government agencies, departments and other stakeholders for effectiveness of BCE at regional level
  • Identify regional marine unit needs in terms of human resources, tools, capital, systems etc and making recommendation on the same
  • Compile routine regional marine enforcement reports on enforcement for southern region to advise senior management.
  • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the unit
  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
  • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit

Job Dimensions

Decision making /Job influence

  • Makes managerial and operational decisions.
  • Assigns work to Direct reports
  • Monitors and evaluates work performance of direct reports

Working Conditions

  • Works within the office and in the field

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 :

  •   Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration or equivalent
  •   Minimum of 5 years work experience in similar role

Functional skills/Behavioral competencies /attributes

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Dealing with operational risk
  • Customs Business Understanding
  • Customs Legislation and Regulation
  • 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
  • Taxation of New Emerging Businesses and Digital Economy
  • Understanding of taxpayer compliance

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1313-assistant-manager-%E2%80%93-marine-operations-southern-western-region?utm

 

  1. Supervisor – Coxswain

Department:     Customs & Border Control

Division:           Border Control & Enforcement

Section / Unit:  Marine Operations

Location / Work Station:          Muhuru Bay & Usenge

Job Purpose

  • This role holder takes overall charge of the boat and crew during enforcement operations.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Carrying out boat drills as per approved policies and procedures.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for steering and maneuvering the boat during border control enforcement surveillance patrols and raids.
  • Facilitate safety of the boat and crew on and off the water
  • Carry out ship husbandry as per stipulated policy and procedures.
  • Prepare incident reports to facilitate appropriate intervention.
  • Keep required records and documents as per expected standards.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports for management decision making.
  • Keep attendance register and watch bill for crew members.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility

  • Compile equipment and defects record for the boat to inform required action on financial provisions for repairs

 Responsibility for Physical Assets

  •  Patrol Boat
  • Dinghy for shallow water patrols
  • Outboard engines
  • Radio calls for communication

Decision Making / Job Influence

Job entails but not limited to  strategic, managerial and operational decisions

Working Conditions

  • The work environment encompasses both office(indoor) and field (sea) duties

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) /O-Level Certificate

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Maritime training (Marine Nautical Studies/Marine Engineering/Seamanship), First Aid; Damage Control; Coxswain certification/STCW95
  • Diploma in nautical knowledge

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar role

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tax enforcement and Legislation

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1312-supervisor-%E2%80%93-coxswain?utm

 

  1. Supervisor – Marine Engineer

Department:     Customs & Border Control

Division:           Border Control & Enforcement

Section / Unit:  Marine Operations

Location / Work Station:          Usenge

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for supervision and support of marine operations and serviceability of patrol crafts and standby generators in the assigned regional station(s).

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise certification of contracted works in the unit to ensure they meet the Authority’s standards.
  • Prepare planned maintenance work plan for the unit and ensure adherence by respective patrol teams/station

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Provide technical support for marine operations to achieve enforcement mandate of the unit.
  • Prepare monthly maintenance and equipment status reports for patrol boats and standby generators to facilitate decision making.
  • Keep required records and documents as per expected standards.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports for management decision making.
  • Prepare incident reports to facilitate appropriate intervention.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility

  • Prepare bill of quantities for repair works for patrol boats and standby generators.
  • Facilitate development of annual maintenance contracts for patrol boats
  • Prepare specs for dry docking of the boats
  • Fueling of the boats

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Patrol Boat
  • Dinghy for shallow water patrols
  • Outboard engines
  • Radio calls for communication

Decision Making / Job Influence

Job entails but not limited to  strategic, managerial and operational decisions

Working Conditions

The work environment encompasses both office(indoor) and field (sea) duties

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Marine, Mechanical, Plant, Agricultural, Electrical, Automotive or related engineering field from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration or equivalent
  • Diploma in nautical knowledge
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar role

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tax enforcement and Legislation

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1311-supervisor-%E2%80%93-marine-engineer?utm

 

  1. Support 1 – Marine Operations (Deck-Hand)

Department:    Customs & Border Control

Division:           Border Control & Enforcement

Section / Unit:  Marine Operations

Location / Work Station:    Muhuru Bay

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for carrying out maritime security duties in accordance with the stipulated border control standards and procedures.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

  1. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
  • General cleaning and maintenance of deck, superstructure and hull of the boat
  • Carry out serviceability checks on mooring ropes, anchors and other equipment
  • Participate in vessel boarding, search and seizure (VBSS)
  • Carry out swimmer-of-the watch duties
  • Carry out watch and surveillance on board
  • Navigational watch-keeping on marine craft
  • Respond to all on board emergencies
  • Inspect on-board equipment; proper and timely documentation of the vessel’s defects

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  •  Radio calls for communication

Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Job entails but not limited to  strategic planning and operational decisions

Working Conditions

  • The work environment encompasses both office(indoor) and field (outdoor) duties

 

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) /O-Level Certificate

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration/ Nautical Studies/Marine
  • Engineering/Mandatory Marine Training STCW(95)/ Able Seaman Certificate A.B
  • Efficient Deck Hand Certificate.
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • Minimum of 1 year’s work experience in similar role

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Adaptability to change
  • Time management and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Customs Legislation and Regulation

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1310-support-1-%E2%80%93-marine-operations-deck-hand?utm

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