Manager – Budgets & Technical Support

Recruiter / Employer: Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for ensuring efficiency in the fiscal budget process in the Authority and provision of technical support.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support in the KRA’s fiscal budget process for input into the fiscal budget proposals
  • Coordinate the development of strategies to guide fiscal policy in the Authority.
  • Review of technical/policy briefs for budget submissions.
  • Review the implementation of fiscal policy guidelines across the Authority.
  • Provide support and linkages with the Parliamentary Budget Office.
  • Provide guidelines for the development of Administrative Manuals in support of various tax laws.
  • Provide input to the division in interpretation of domestic tax policy and related legislation.
  • Participate in technical deliberation of budget process.
  • Guide on technical data collation and compilation to support legislative changes.
  • Participate in various technical working groups with identified stakeholders in the budget making process.
  • Publication of technical circulars on budget changes.
  • Provide technical support to stakeholder engagement on legislative changes/reforms and tax matters.    
  • Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Overseeing regular and timely performance reporting as well as the development of
    • unit’s business plan in alignment with KRA’s corporate plan.
    • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the unit
    • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk
    • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit

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

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Law, International Relations or other business-related degree.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    CPA (K), LSK or any other business related professional qualification.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in tax administration with at least 2 years at entry-level management.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent understanding of tax administration – customs policy and practice
  • Strong grasp of tax policy and legislation
  • Proactively scans the environment and keeps updated with current emerging taxation issues.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
  • Good management, organizational and administrative skills
  • Leadership qualities which include team work, good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
  • Meticulous and with attention to detail
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