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Job Opportunities at Kenya Revenue Authority

Job Opportunities at Kenya Revenue Authority

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The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya.

Chief Manager – Manpower Planning & Resourcing

Job Description

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Planning and Organizational development systems and procedures that are in line with the Authority’s Transformation Agenda.
  • Oversee development of work plans, reports and budgets and ensure timely and cost-effective project implementation.
  • Ensure that the Authority has the appropriate number of staff equipped with the relevant skills, knowledge (competencies) and attitudes to enable it to attain its mission, vision, goals, and objectives.
  • Ensure effective and efficient service delivery of the Employee Resourcing function of the Human Resources Division
  • Manage manpower planning process and implementation of the manpower plans.
  • Develop strategic reporting measures and mechanisms to show the impact of HR towards the achievement of organizational goals.
  • Lead and manage the HR Service Delivery team ensuring that it provides a high quality, professional corporate advisory service and delivers its planned outcomes and targets;
  • Continuously review, and put forward proposals for ensuring that staff terms, conditions, remuneration and benefits of all employees enable KRA to remain competitive and attract the right calibre of employees.
  • Ensure maintenance of KRA staff establishments and organization structures.
  • Oversee the provision of HR operational services and regional coordination.
  • Oversee competency-based recruitments by coordinating schedules, screening, assessment centres, and psychometric tests
  • Oversee shortlisting of applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers
  • Oversee development of the shortlisting criteria matrix.
  • Oversee systematic screening and interviewing, testing process. May include assessment centres, behavioral based interviews
  • Lead, guide motivate staff in the Section.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks:

  • Support research and data analysis on subject matters of interest to the Authority’s Human Resource and develop first draft papers;
  • Provide technical guidance to the other programs in HR based on best practice, procedures and Employment Act
  • Monitor and evaluate divisions programs including impact assessment and provide recommendations on key HR Issues;
  • Oversee workforce demand and supply forecasting and submit proposals for approval.
  • Formulate plans for meeting workforce requirement and ensuring proper utilization of existing human resources to meet organizational objectives.
  • Implement manpower requisitions and staff movements in accordance with the approved organization chart and staff establishment.

Financial Responsibility:

Development of budgets.

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution. 
  • Provide oversight for all departmental physical assets.

Decision Making:

  • Make strategic, operational and financial decisions
  • Plans the work of subordinates
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance

Working Conditions:

Works predominantly in a comfortable environment.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management/ Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP)
  • Membership to a Professional Body (IHRM)
  • At least 5 years work experience in a Managerial Position.
  • IT Proficiency.
  • Communications skills
  • Research skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Public Relations

Note:

  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 20th May, 2019.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Chief Manager – Compensation and Benefits

Job Description

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversee salary administration and payroll management;
  • Oversee the capture of authorized payroll changes for update
  • Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, benefits and tax deduction requirements
  • Ensure timely remittance of the payroll
  • Facilitate audit of payroll and address issues identified
  • Promote compliance with internal standards.
  • Oversee Reconciliation of payroll accounts in the General ledger.
  • Maintain payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Manage payroll workload to meet operational requirements
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks
  • Prepare, administer and maintain fiscal year-end reports and ensure that they are properly and accurately reconciled for accuracy and completeness of information
  • Overseeing medical management in the Authority
  • Facilitate implementation of the Authority’s medical policy and strategies for employees, and those conducting business within the premises of the Authority
  • Coordinate implementation of the Authority’s staff welfare and benefits programs
  • Oversee the management of salary classification and compensation programs, overseeing the implementation of compensation and benefits, analysing compensation data, evaluating job positions to determine classification of salaries
  • Coach, mentor and train staff in the unit to ensure that they perform their duties in accordance to standards.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks:

  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization
  • Coordinate and supervise the payroll process
  • Attend and participate in the Authority’s Health and Safety Committee meetings
  • Plan, develop, and oversee competitive benefit programs and packages to compensate employees
  • Check payroll reconciliation and explain any differences
  • Assist in the planning and formulation work plans, policies and strategies
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results
  • Implement work plans, policies and strategies.

Financial Responsibility

Development of budgets.

Responsibility for Physical Assets:

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.
  • Provide oversight for all departmental physical assets.

Decision Making:

  • Make strategic, operational and financial decisions
  • Plans the work of subordinates
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance.
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance.

Working Conditions:

Works predominantly in a comfortable environment.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management/ Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP)
  • CPA (K)
  • Membership to ICPAK, IHRM
  • At least 5 years work experience as a Manager/Equivalent.
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Analytical skills
  • Management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Team player
  • Results oriented
  • Integrity
  • Leadership skills.

Note:

  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 20th May, 2019.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Method of Application

Go to Login 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 Login 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 Industrial Attachment 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’.

KRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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