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Deputy Commissioner – Ethics & Integrity (E&I)

Job Purpose 

This role is responsible for managing and directing the processes involved in Education, Policy & Compliance, Internal Affairs Investigation and Vetting & Lifestyle Audits.

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Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks 

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of a framework to undertake Education, Policy & Compliance, Internal Affairs Investigation and Vetting & Lifestyle Audits
  • Overseeing overall management and coordination of Ethics and Integrity business processes to mitigate corruption and unethical conduct by staff
  • Overseeing effective education & sensitization programs on corruption, integrity and ethical issues to KRA staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • In liaison with collaborating Government Agencies and Departments, oversee required background checks, vetting and lifestyle audits.
  • Creating and maintaining effective linkages with other law enforcement agencies to ensure coordination of investigations touching on staff.
  • Overseeing implementation of focused strategies for detecting willful negligence and corruption by staff.
  • Overseeing regular and timely performance reporting as well as the development of division’s business plan in alignment with KRA’s corporate plan.
  • 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 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.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • 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 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:

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Financial Responsibility

  • Divisional Budget

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  •  Responsible for computer  and motor vehicles,

Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Strategic decisions in creation of awareness, prevention, detection and Investigations of corruption and staff malpractices within the Authority.

Working Conditions

  • Office setting

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

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business Administration, Law, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
  • Possession of relevant professional qualification(s) is an added advantage;

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Ten (10) years of progressive work experience in management of Fraud/Financial investigations, Asset Tracing & Recovery, Ethics &Integrity and strategic operations in the public or private sector and five (5) of which should be in a senior management level.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • High level of Integrity
  • Strategic agility
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Change management
  • Technological ability
  • Data protection
  • Ability to identify and deal with operational risk
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Tax Business Understanding
  • Tax Legislation
  • Tax Audit
  • Tax Enforcement
  • Tax Fraud and Investigation
  • Exchange of Information

Chief Manager, Education, Policy & Compliance

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for carrying out education, training, sensitization and awareness on corruption, integrity and ethical issues; Interpretation of the Anti-Corruption Legal Framework and Domestication in KRA, analysis of impacts of anti-corruption policies and strategies to KRA staff, stakeholders and the general public and; ensuring adherence by the Authority and staff to the anti- corruption legal framework, KRA policies, rules and regulations as well as carrying out corruption prevention functions.

Responsibilities

  • Development and Enforcement of the KRA integrity policies to enhance compliance with professional and ethical standards in the Authority
  • Development and implementation of corruption prevention plans for departmental and regional Corruption Prevention Committees (CPCs).
  • Providing regular reporting on compliance of KRA integrity programs; Coordinate quarterly Apex CPC, departmental and regional CPCs and monthly departmental and regional Integrity Assurance Officers (IAOs) committees
  • Coordinating corruption perception surveys and the annual corruption risk assessment and provide statistics to guide decision-making processes
  • Coordinating implementation of the national values, cohesion and integration in the Authority.
  • Develop effective education & sensitization programs on corruption, integrity and ethical issues to KRA staff, stakeholders and the general public to ensure all staff and the Authority comply with internal & external requirements.
  • Capacity building for CPC and IAO programs and monitor and evaluate Education and Awareness programs by analyzing the impact of Anti-corruption policies and strategies in KRA
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate system reviews on policies, procedures and practices
  • Benchmarking and partnership on systems review practices
  • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the Division
  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the Internal audit, Integrity programs, Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Risk Management.
  • Oversee regular and timely performance reporting as well as the development of division’s business plan in alignment with the KRA’s corporate plan.

Skills and Competencies

Skills required:  

  • A Degree in Economics/ Statistics/ Business management/Public Policy/Tax Policy/ Law or a related Master’s degree from a recognized university.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Trained on Integrity Assurance Officers course.

Minimum years of experience

  • At least Seven (7) years’ of experience of which three (3) years should be on integrity programme.

Competencies:

  • Excellent decision-making capabilities
  • Honesty and Integrity of Character
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills
  • Resilient, focused and results oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication,
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Motivated, dynamic & dedicated team player
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Taxation of New Emerging Businesses and Digital Economy

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