Identify and maintain key data sets (summaries) on Customs revenue and related data both from within KRA systems and without (i.e., KNBS, KPA, Treasury, CBK, regulatory bodies, IMF, World Bank, WTO, etc.)
Undertake comprehensive sectorial analysis (deploying common external tariff classification, Direction of Trade (DoT) analysis, etc.), using both quantitative and qualitative analytical methods,
Identify and maintain engagement with key external stakeholders based on identified KRA Customs data needs,
Engage with the Corporate Data Office (CDO) team to ensure that all external data requirements are adequately provided for - by precisely defining the required data fields, frequency for updates, etc.
From sectorial analysis undertaken, identify and propose Customs tax policy measures for consideration during the budget making process,
Assist the research section in coming up with both proactive and reactive research areas (based on sectorial analysis), including provision of requisite data
Participate in the preparation of the Statistical bulletin, Annual revenue report and Trade reports,
Participate in the formulation of strategy to guide in developing Corporate and operational plans.
Academic and Professional qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Economics or Business related field from a recognized university.
Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Statistics and Economics is an added advantage.
Computer literacy in relevant computer packages such as Microsoft Office, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or other relevant statistical analysis packages.
Relevant work experience required:
At least 3 years’ experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis activities (surveys, assessments, monitoring, evaluations, and impact analysis)
Strong analytical skills with ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amount of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
Develops high levels of credibility, integrity and accountability
Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
Proficiency in Microsoft office
Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
Ability to prioritize and organize workload
Meticulous attention to detail
Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure