Job Opportunities

1.     Supervisor – Data Modelling/ Advanced Analytics and Mining

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for coordinating data analysis and validation for warehousing.

 

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Preparation and compilation of reports of analyzed data.
  • Supervision of the data analysts
  • Analyze and validate data for warehousing
  • Collection and maintenance of minimum taxpayers’ data from all systems within and outside KRA including but not limited to tax return data, third party information, public data, benchmark data and feedback from audit programs.
  • Digitization of historical taxpayers’ data in manual format
  • Collection of relevant data that is useful for the organization as intelligence with regard but not limited to Business profiles
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • A university degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics or related field from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Tax Training, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP)

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Tax business understanding, Taxpayer compliance

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1384-supervisor-%E2%80%93-data-modelling-advanced-analytics-and-mining?utm

 

 

2.     Supervisor – Master and 3rd Party Data Management

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for supporting  the implementation of the Authority’s strategy and polices for Data governance

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manage domains business glossary; business relationships, new elements & metadata
  • Manage access of Data from the domain; define an access permission plan, monitor distribution of Data from the domain, approve Data provisioning to authorized users, support Data consumers as subject matter expert, negotiate Data Service Agreements and ensure Data access and provisioning comply with standards and controls
  • Identify and find sources of third party Data needed to enhance Data quality
  • Identify improvements through reducing Data redundancy and appropriate Data reuse

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics, Business or related field.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership to a relevant Professional Body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Three (3) years’ experience in Data management
  • Experience with Excel and other Data Management and analytical tools Knowledge of Data management practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches.
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies and has previously supported change management and issue management.
  • Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
  • Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.

 

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
  • Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
  • Leadership qualities which include team work, good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
  • Meticulous and with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1383-supervisor-%E2%80%93-master-and-3rd-party-data-management?utm

 

 

3.     Supervisor – Data Integration and Architecture

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for defining and identifying how the diverse and dynamic Data platforms support and enable our analytics platforms. This role has a focus on the Data Architectures and quality required for analytics to yield critical insights that will enhanced revenue Administration outcomes.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

  • Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Support Data architecture for the decision support systems including rules, policies, standards and models that govern and define the type of Data collected and how it is used, stored, managed and integrated and its database systems.
  • Design Data structures and Data integration practices that are highly scalable
  • Document Data inventory and Data flow diagrams
  • Support the implementation of Data modelling best practices for decision support systems.
  • Execute Data quality rules and definitions consistent with Business strategies.
  • Support the development of Data quality metrics that identify gaps and ensure compliance with standards across the organization
  • Define standards for Data within assigned domain
  • Manage domains business glossary; business relationships, new elements & metadata
  • Maintains database dictionaries, monitors standards and procedures and integration of systems through database design.
  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership to a  relevant Professional Body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Data management working in organizations with mature Data governance capabilities, including standardized Data vocabularies and related capabilities (business glossaries, Data dictionaries, etc.)

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Ability to Create Data maps and the corresponding design for the work and Data flows including event handlers and transactions
  • Advanced Knowledge in:
  1.                      Data integration and database development technologies and processes
  2.                      Data Warehouse, ETL, Business Intelligence and Analytics tools
  3.                      Designing complex Data models for operational, analytical, and reporting database applications.
  4.                      Implementing Data Warehouse and Data Mart applications, incorporating Data extraction, Data transformation, and loading (ETL) processes,
  • Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies is essential.
  • Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
  • Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
  • Leadership qualities which include team work, good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
  • Meticulous and with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
  • A person of integrity

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1382-supervisor-%E2%80%93-data-integration-and-architecture?utm

 

 

4.     Supervisor – Data Policies and Processes

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for developing and implementing data governance framework and policies.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of the data governance framework
  • Development of the data governance policies and procedures
  • Engaging data stewards to champion data quality in the various departments
  • Development and management of an enterprise business glossary or data dictionary
  • Change management in terms of handling of data to meet the objectives

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • A university degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics or related field from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Tax Training, Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) or any other equivalent Professional qualification

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in similar role.

 

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Tax business understanding
  • Taxpayer compliance

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1381-supervisor-%E2%80%93-data-policies-and-processes%20?utm

 

 

5.     Supervisor – Business Intelligence Requirements

Job Purpose

  • Development of advanced analytics applications gives insight to respective departments.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Support the development of profiling rules
  • Support Implementation of profiling rules, ranking and case selection
  • Support the Development and monitoring dashboards for monitoring case management
  • Roll out and training users of the BI platform

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

Academic qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership to a relevant professional body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Three (3) years’ working experience developing organizational reports
  • Experience working on business cases, requirements, test cases, scenarios and scripts
  • Experience rolling out systems and training users
  • Experience in change management will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.

 

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
  • Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
  • Leadership qualities which include team work, good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
  • Meticulous and with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
  • A person of integrity

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1380-supervisor-%E2%80%93-business-intelligence-requirements?utm

 

 

6.     Supervisor- Departmental Planning

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for preparation of Projects and Departmental Plans.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Ensuring that the Projects and Departmental Planning activities are undertaken as envisaged.
  • Collection, collation and analysis of data required for Projects and Departmental Planning
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators to be monitored at the Project and Departmental level
  • Development of Projects and Departmental Annual work plans
  • Development of monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment frameworks for Projects and Departments.

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Master’s degree in the above fields is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy in relevant computer packages such as Microsoft Office, SPSS, STATA, or other statistical analysis packages

 

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Experience and expertise in Strategic Planning
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in a relevant role.

 

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Experience and expertise in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1379-supervisor-departmental-planning?utm

 

 

7.     Supervisor – Business Analysis

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for business analysis function to inform revenue performance.

 

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervision of officers in the unit

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Supervise analysis of the impact of changes in macro-economic and business environment factors on tax revenue collection
  • Supervise analysis of reports from regulatory agencies, as well as periodicals and other information sources to determine their impact on revenue administration
  • Identify emerging challenges facing businesses and estimate its impact on tax revenue

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

Academic qualifications

  • A relevant university degree from a recognized institution in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or other quantitative analysis field

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership to relevant professional body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Tax business understanding

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1378-supervisor-%E2%80%93-business-analysis?utm

 

 

8.     Supervisor – Records Management

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for ensuring implementation by department registry management guidelines, policies, procedures and disposal of records in line with legislative framework in the Authority.

 Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

  1. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Ensure implementation of the records management guidelines, procedures, standards and policies.
  • Conduct records survey and appraisals to identify records that have outlived their usefulness and are deemed fit for disposal
  • Conduct disposal of obsolete records in the Authority
  • Conduct records management awareness in the Authority.
  • Participate in relocation of records to new offices or archives in line with user requests.
  • Ensure user departments maintain good housekeeping practice in the records storage areas.
  • Ensure identification of vital records for digital preservation.
  • Liaise with Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services regional representatives on disposition process of KRA records as per Public Archives Act Cap.

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • A relevant university degree from a recognized institution

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership of relevant professional body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar role.

 

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Tax business understanding

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1377-Records%20Management?utm

 

 

9.     Supervisor- Customs (External Statistics)

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for undertaking Customs & Border Control revenue projections, target setting and Key performance indicators and overall customs revenue performance analysis in the Authority.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities:

This Job directly supervises Officer-Customs (External Statistics) by:

  • Supervise the quality of work from officers
  • Ensure adherence of good code of conduct by the officers
  • Assign duties and other deliverable to the officer
  • Communicate strategic direction of the organization

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks:

  • Prepare, analyse and maintain key economic and revenue data and report as appropriate.
  • Extract, analyse and interpret revenue performance data and report as appropriate
  • Prepare revenue splits (by departments and divisions) and spreads (weekly and monthly) in the Authority
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly revenue reports
  • Prepare Statistical bulletin and Annual revenue reports
  • Provide user friendly Information to stakeholders (both internal and external).
  • Provide data to other functions within the Division for planning and research purposes in collaboration with Corporate Data Office
  • Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Mathematics, Statistics, Economics and Economics & Statistics

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Training in Computer Packages,
  • Advanced Excel would be an added advantage
  • Customs Administration would be an added advantage.
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • Must have worked for a minimum three (3) years. This includes technical work experience in the defined duties.

Functional Skills:

  • Analytical and Technological ability
  • Customs understanding and Legislation
  • Planning and Organizational skills
  • Data extraction and analysis
  • Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
  • Management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good decision making capabilities
  • Listening and Verbal Communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Resilient, focused and results oriented person

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1376-supervisor-customs-external-statistics?utm

 

 

10.                        Supervisor- Corporate Planning

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for preparation of Authority’s Corporate Plans.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

  1. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Ensuring that the Authority’s Corporate Planning activities are undertaken as envisaged.
  • Interpretation of the KRA strategic direction as proposed by management
  • Collection, collation and analysis of departmental data required for corporate planning
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators to be monitored in the corporate Balanced Score Card
  • Development of KRA Annual work plan for the Corporate Plan
  • Engagement with internal and external stakeholders with regard to Corporate Planning.
  • Development of monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment frameworks for the Authority
  • Planning and reporting on RKM&CP division’s crosscutting issues
  • Development and reporting on Division’s performance contract

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Master’s degree in the above fields is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy in relevant computer packages such as Microsoft Office, SPSS, STATA, or other statistical analysis packages

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Experience and expertise in strategic planning.
  • At least three (3) years’ relevant work experience

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1375-supervisor-corporate-planning?utm

 

 

11.                        Supervisor – Testing Laboratory(Inorganic chemicals, metals and materials)

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for supervising and performing a variety of tests and procedures on inorganic chemicals and materials to enhance revenue collection.

 Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise Officers and assign tests.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Perform chemical and physical tests and analytical procedures to determine the nature, identity and composition of a variety of inorganic chemicals, metals and related materials to enhance revenue collection.
  • Conduct chemical and physical tests and analytical procedures requiring the application of a variety of standard procedures and advanced analytical instrumentation.
  • Carry out background study to determine the type and extent of analysis necessary and select test methods for supporting revenue collection, trade facilitation and enforcement activities.
  • Modify and adapt analytical procedures and test methods to meet laboratory needs and ensure the accuracy and validity of results.
  • Prepares and standardizes reagents; maintains and calibrates instruments; orders supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to quality assurance procedures and compliance with safety requirements.
  • Perform necessary calculations, review and interpret analytical results and prepare reports; and give testimony concerning samples analyzed, test methods, analyses results and conclusions for purposes of supporting Customs in boarder control and revenue collection.

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

Academic qualifications

  • A university degree in chemistry, analytical chemistry, applied chemistry or related area from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Tax Training
  • Chemical society.

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar role.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1374-supervisor-%E2%80%93-testing-laboratory-inorganic-chemicals,-metals-and-materials?utm

 

 

12.                         Officer – Departmental Coordination & Administration

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for supporting the administrative and technical tasks within the department.

 Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

 

  1. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Prepare departmental budgets, procurement plans, and annual training plans
  • Coordinate departmental meetings
  • Prepare departmental performance contracts
  • Prepare departmental work plans
  • Prepare departmental performance reporting templates and monthly performance reports

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or a Business related course.

 

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • One (1) years’ relevant experience

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft professional reports and correspondences that are clear and concise.
  • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1372-officer-%E2%80%93-departmental-coordination-administration?utm

 

 

13.                         Supervisor – Strategic Reporting & Performance Monitoring

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for monitoring and evaluation of the department’s performance contract as well as supervision of the technical officers in the unit.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory:

  • Responsible for assisting in day-to-day supervision and coordination of staff within the Operations & Coordination office

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Prepare Departmental Board of Directors Reports
  • Prepare departmental performance contracts and ensure cascading to divisions
  • Prepare departmental work plans
  • Prepare departmental performance reporting templates and coordinate preparation of  monthly performance reports
  • Prepare departmental procurement plans and budget

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics or a business related course.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Specialised Training and Membership to professional Association

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • 3 years’ relevant experience

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft professional reports and correspondences that are clear and concise.
  • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Note:

  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 14th August 2021.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1371-supervisor-%E2%80%93-strategic-reporting-performance-monitoring?utm

 

 

14.                         Supervisor – Corporate Support Services

Job Purpose

The Job holder is responsible for carrying out review of the Internal control system, Governance and Risk management processes.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

  1. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Participate in identification of key risks to business objectives and controls.
  • Participate in development of audit programmes for assurance/consulting engagements.
  • Perform audits in conformance to audit procedures, methodology, general accepted auditing standards and comply with policies, procedures and professional best practices.
  • Document audit observations/findings to ensure they are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstance and risk with requisite recommendations for improvements.
  • Document workings on audit tests carried out in Audit Management System (Teammate).
  • Complete field assignments on a timely basis.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

 

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operational procedures.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

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

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business,  Mathematics, Information Technology

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CIA II, CPAII Membership of IIA

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 1 year work experience.

Need to know: 

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1370-supervisor-%E2%80%93-%20support-services?utm

 

 

15.                         Supervisor – Continuous Audits

Job Purpose 

  • The job holder is responsible for carrying out review of the Authority’s Infrastructure fraud, forensic and data analysis and to ensure technology in place and system controls are adequate.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

 

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Execute Data Analytics designed to provide assessment of internal control processes and operational performance, in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit as set forth by the IIA, and department standards.
  • Assist in preparing detailed plans for performing individual audits including the identification of key risks and controls, determination of audit objectives, development of an appropriate audit program and make necessary recommends for staff and budget to complete the project
  • Prepare audit working papers documenting the result of reviews of assigned activities and recommended management action.
  • Prepare under minimal supervision draft audit findings on assessment of systems, processes and operations, and management’s planned corrective actions.
  • Carrying out ad hoc special assignments and investigations

Job Dimensions:

  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operational procedures.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

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

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business,  Mathematics, Information Technology, Law

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CISA
  • Diploma in data management and analytics
  • Membership of ISACA, IIA, ACFE

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 1 year work operational experience with adequate working knowledge in an environment that provides exposure to fraud and forensics audit techniques

Need to know:   

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1367-supervisor-%E2%80%93-continuous-audits?utm

 

 

16.                         Supervisor – Internal Quality Assurance

Job Purpose

  • The jobholder is responsible for assisting Internal Quality Assurance Perform its work in accordance with The Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, Definition of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Carry out Internal quality assessments [IQA] – review of audit assignments and periodic reviews.
  • Monitor Implementation of IQA and EQA recommendations
  • Monitor IAD Strategic Plan Implementation
  • Data collection on utilization of tools (Nessus, Idea, Nipper, TeamMate and any other tools in IAD).
  • Compiling customer satisfaction survey reports and provide implementation feedback.
  • Compile survey reports from stakeholders – Board Audit & Risk Committee (BARC), Senior Management and Internal Audit Staff.
  • IAD Risk Monitoring
  • Monitor Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  • Monitor IAD staff productivity
  • Review implementation of AAWPs and percentage (%) of risks covered.
  • Prepare and implement a risk based IQA plan.
  • Gathering training needs from the results of Internal Assessments.
  • Dissemination of Information and Standard Forms
  • TeamMate Administration
  • Training Internal Audit staff on Quality Audits, TeamMate and Risk Management
  • Supervising and Motivating IQA staff
  • Assist in driving research & innovation in IAD
  • Supervise and Monitor the performance of Interns & Attachees
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by AM IQA.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Manage Interns and Attachees within the Internal Audit Department with regards to task allocation and supervision.
  • Prepare the Internal Quality Assurance unit annual budget and monitor its implementation.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by Asst. Manager IQA

 

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of Unit’s Budget.
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.
  • Provides oversight for the physical assets assigned to the Internal Quality Assurance unit.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures.
  • Plans the work of subordinates
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

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

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business,  Mathematics, Information Technology

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CIA & CIAQA

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum One (1) years’ experience in Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
  • Knowledge of Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

Need to know:

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient
  • Strategic leadership

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Management and supervisory skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1366-supervisor-internal-quality-assurance?utm

 

 

17.                         Assistant Manager – Project Audit

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for the review of the Authority’s project development, policies and procedures related to project management, and to ensure technology in place and system controls are adequate to meet business objectives and customer needs.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development and execution of a comprehensive project audit Annual Audit Work Plan (AAWP) based upon risk assessment, management’s goals and objectives, and the requirements of the Board Audit Committee
  • Provides professional audit services as a team leader, in conducting reviews of assigned organizational activities in accordance with Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit, and department standards.
  • Supervise auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority
  • Carrying out ad hoc special assignments and investigations

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Plan and execute corporate project audits designed to provide assessment of internal control processes and operational performance, in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit as set forth by the IIA, and department standards.
  • Prepare detailed plans for performing individual audit projects including the identification of key risks and controls, determination of audit objectives, development of an appropriate audit program and make necessary recommends for staff and budget to complete the project
  • Review audit working papers documenting the result of reviews of assigned activities and recommended management action.
  • Performs, individually or as part of a team, project audits of the Authority.
  • Prepares under minimal supervision draft audit reports on assessment of systems, processes and operations, and management’s planned corrective actions.
  • Assist in preparation of the unit annual budget.
  • Assist in development of the Departmental risk register.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budgets
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures
  • Assign work to subordinates.
  • Monitor subordinates work performance.
  • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.

Working Conditions:

Works predominantly within the office.

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

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics, IT, Engineering, statistics, engineering, land economics

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Certification in Projects in Controlled Environment (PRINCE2), Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • CISA or CIA or CPA
  • Membership of PMI, ICPAK, ISACA or IIA

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 4years work experience on project audits in an environment that provides exposure to sophisticated project audit techniques and project management skills and knowledge,1 year at supervisory level.
  • Knowledge of Accepted Auditing Standards, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

Need to know: 

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1363-assistant-manager-%E2%80%93-projects-audit?utm

 

 

18.                         Assistant Manager – Information Security

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for the review of the Authority’s Information System security to ensure technology in place and system controls are adequate to meet business objectives and customer needs.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinate documentation of audit findings to ensure they are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstance and risk with requisite recommendations for improvements.
  • Ensure field assignments are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Supervise auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Participate in identification of key information systems risks, evaluate and test controls and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in preparation of Unit Annual Audit Work Plans (AAWPs).
  • Develop audit programmes for assurance/consulting engagements.
  • Perform audits in conformance to audit procedures, methodology, general accepted auditing standards and comply with policies, procedures and professional best practices.
  • Document workings on audit tests carried out in Audit Management System (Teammate).
  • Ensure other team members have captured their audit workings in Audit Management System (Teammate) and review notes have been addressed adequately.
  • Prepare draft audit reports.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budget
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures
  • Assign work to subordinates.
  • Monitor subordinates work performance.
  • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

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

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics, IT, Engineering

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  1. CISA,
  2. CIA and CISM is an added advantage
  3. Membership of ISACA or IIA

Previous relevant work experience required.

At least 4 years work experience in relevant field,1 year experience at supervisory level

Need to know:   

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1362-assistant-manager-%E2%80%93-information-security?utm

 

 

19.                         Assistant Manager – Domestic Taxes

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for review of the Internal control system, Governance and Risk management processes and oversees audit staff during audits.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinate documentation of audit findings to ensure they are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstance and risk with requisite recommendations for improvements.
  • Ensure field assignments are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Supervise auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Participate in identification of key business risks, evaluate and test controls and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in preparation of Unit Annual Audit Work Plans (AAWPs).
  • Develop audit programmes for assurance/consulting engagements.
  • Perform audits in conformance to audit procedures, methodology, general accepted auditing standards and comply with policies, procedures and professional best practices.
  • Document workings on audit tests carried out in Audit Management System (Teammate).
  • Ensure other team members have captured their audit workings in Audit Management System (Teammate) and review notes have been addressed adequately.
  • Prepare draft audit reports.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budget
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures.
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office

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

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Tax, Finance, Accounting, Business, Mathematics, Information Technology.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CIA or CISA, CPA or ACCA, Membership of ICPAK, ISACA or IIA

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 4 years of work experience,1 year at supervisory level.

Need to know:

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

  Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1360-assistant-manager-%E2%80%93-domestic-taxes?utm

 

 

20.                         Supervisor – Research

Job Purpose

  • The job entails preparation and implementation of research agenda and engaging with stakeholders on applied research that supports tax policy and revenue administration.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise officers in the unit

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Prepare and implement the research agenda
  • Undertake applied research that supports business departments in fulfilling their mandates
  • Prepare quarterly revenue review reports
  • Support the activities of the macro working group, the EARATC and other stakeholders
  • Participate in the dissemination of research findings

 

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics
  • Masters degree in Economics and Statistics as an added advantage

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership of relevant professional body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Should have served as a Research Officer for at least 3 years

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Advanced data analysis skills
  • People management skills
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Tax business understanding

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1373-supervisor-research?utm

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