Chief Manager – Regional Enforcement Coordination – Kenya Revenue Authority

Purpose of the job
Administer the relevant Tax Acts for assessments, collection, and accounting for revenue;
Assist the Deputy Commissioner in management of the Division.
Ensure efficient and effective management of resources.
Eradication of illicit trade through Intelligence driven field enforcement

Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure effective and efficient management of Field operation programme in all regions
Participates in the review and formulation of the Departmental policies and procedures relating to enforcement on illicit trade.
Ensure consistent interpretation and uniform application of the relevant tax laws, policies and procedures relating to Field Enforcement
Advice the Deputy Commissioner on technical matters relating to the field operations.
Review existing tax legislation and make recommendations for amendments from time to time to address revenue leakage based on enforcement outcomes
Develop and roll out Multi agency work plans and Represent the department or the authority in inter government agency initiatives relating to fight against illicit trade
Foster strong working relationships with stakeholders for the benefit of the Authority.
Formulate and implement strategies, policies and procedures relevant to surveillance and enforcement against illicit trade and illegal transaction in accordance with tax laws.
Manage cases and evidence provided by the Field operation teams; Co-ordinate and Liaise with case management team for action.
Prepare management reports to improve revenue
Manage proper use of field Excisable Goods Management System tools.
Liaising with other departments or agencies responsible for control and monitoring of illicit trade to create effective synergy.

Skills required:
In possession of a degree from a recognised University;
Possession of a Master’s degree(s) or professional qualification is an added advantage;
Extensive knowledge of Revenue Acts administered by the Kenya Revenue Authority;
At least seven (7) years of experience in the relevant field, three (3) years of which should be at the managerial position
In depth experience in Field enforcement, Surveillance, Tax Policy and measures that reduce illicit trade.

Competencies required for this Role
Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills;
Excellent decision making and capabilities;
Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills;
Resilient, focused and results oriented;
Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
Honesty and integrity of character key
Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player;
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships;
Conversant with the KRA Revenue Administration and Modernization Projects;
High understanding of dynamics of illicit trade and impact on both revenue and trade.
Proficiency in standard computer packages.

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