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Career Opportunities at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Career Opportunities at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

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KRA Jobs, Risk Management & Post Clearance Audit Jobs

Deputy Commissioner – Risk Management & Post Clearance Audit

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Responsible for Providing strategic leadership as well as formulating and implementing policies/strategies in the Risk Management Division in accordance the relevant legislative laws, regulations and operating procedures.

TASKS AND OUTPUTS:

  • Oversee Business Intelligence and Analysis: i.e. intelligence gathering from various sources; Intelligence analysis and valuation function.
  • Oversee Profiling and Targeting: i.e. development of profiles; maintaining system selectivity and profiling, system uploads; Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) the profiled and targeted declarations.
  • Oversee Post Clearance Audit function.
  • Oversee Debt Management function.

Academic qualification:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution.
  • A Master’s Degree in the relevant field as an added advantage

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Professional qualification:

  • Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration. 

Professional experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in a similar role (especially in field operations) with at least 5 years in a senior management role.

Competencies required for this Role:

  • Strong managerial, administrative and leadership skills;
  • Excellent decision making capabilities;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make evaluative judgment;
  • Computer proficiency in the standard packages (word processing, e-mail and internet use);
  • Demonstrate capability to drive performance and achievement;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and delivery techniques to interact with, engage and inspire his/her team;
  • Proactive and self-driven with a capability of building teams.

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 23rd September, 2020.
  • 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.

Supervisor -Information Security Audit

  • Department:       Internal Audit
  • Division:               Information Systems  Audit
  • Section / Unit:    Information Security Audit
  • Location / Work station: Times Towers, Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi or Other Regional Office

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for carrying out review of the Authority’s Information System security to ensure technology in place and system controls are adequate.

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Key Responsibilities / Duties / Task

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Execute corporate Information System (IS) and related security 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.
  • 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 work 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.
  • Reviews of internal controls and security of existing systems, under development, new information systems and system changes on existing systems as well as major IT projects and initiatives.
  • Carrying out ad hoc special assignments and investigations

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

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Business,  Mathematics, Information Technology

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Membership of  ISACA

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • A minimum of three (3) years operational IT audit experience in an environment that provides exposure to sophisticated information systems audit techniques, network security, technology infrastructure, software development, project management, or a related field
  • Understanding of concepts related to information systems audit, including security and control risks such as logical and physical access security, change management, information security, business recovery practices and network technology.
  • Knowledge of Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology, Accepted Auditing Standards, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

Financial Responsibility:

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.

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 21st September 2020.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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