Deputy Commissioner-Regional Coordinator at KRA
Deputy Commissioner – Regional Coordinator – Southern Region at Kenya Revenue Authority – Nairobi, Kenya – Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
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.
A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisions to be implemented by KRA Management.
The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the President of the Republic of Kenya . The Chief Executive of the Authority is the Commissioner General who is appointed by the Minister for Finance. PURPOSE OF KRA Assessment , Collection, Administration and Enforcement of laws relating to revenue.
This role is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight in managing Customs operational Risks and Post Clearance Audit.
Key Responsibilities of the job:
Support ease of doing business initiatives through review of process and effective deployment of staff in key critical areas to facilitate trade.
Monitor and support revenue collection initiatives through identified effective strategies.
Formulate regional administrative budgets, monitor and control expenditure approvals within the region.
Coordinate Brand Building Initiatives, Media Engagement, and Customer Complaints Resolution in the Region.
Coordinate Enforcement activities in the Region
Create synergy across the departments and facilitate exchange of tax information to enhance revenue collections and service delivery.
Facilitate implementation of corporate initiatives in the region: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management.
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on regional matters.
Provide regular reports on regional related matters to the KRA Management.
A Bachelor’s degree in business or related field from a recognized institution.
Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.
Professional Qualifications/ Membership to
Membership in a recognized professional body.
Minimum of 10 years work experience in similar role with at least five (5) years at a senior management level in a comparable organization.
Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
Excellent leadership and people management skills
Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
Independent minded, ethical and of high integrity
Ability to identify and deal with operational risk