Chief Manager – Education Policy & Compliance

at Kenya Revenue Authority
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted April 20, 2021
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES

Description

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.

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: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics/ Statistics/ Business management/Public Policy/Tax Policy/ Law or related degree from a recognized university.
  • Master’s degree in the related field is an added advantage.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Trained on Integrity Assurance Officers course.

Minimum years of experience

At least Seven (7) years’ experience of which 3 years should be at Managerial level 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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