Chief Manager – Independent Review of Objections (IRO) At Kenya Revenue Authority
Vacancy title:
Chief Manager – Independent Review of Objections (IRO)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry Accounting & Finance, Category: Accounting]

Jobs at:
Kenya Revenue Authority

Deadline of this Job:
16 June 2022

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Chief Manager – Independent Review of Objections (IRO)

Kenya Revenue Authority seeks a self-driven and performance oriented individual to fill the position of Chief Manager – Independent Review of Objections within the Legal Services and Board Coordination Department - Tax Disputes Resolution Division. Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner - Tax Disputes Resolution.
The job holder will be responsible for developing strategies and providing leadership and guidance on the operations of Independent Review of Objections, coordination of administrative operations, offering technical support and managing performance in the unit.

Key responsibilities of the job
• Development of Objection Resolution strategies policies and guidelines.
• Preparation of the units’ work plans and budgets Deputy Commissioner, Tax Disputes Resolution.
• Convening, Chairing and participation in Objection Resolution Committee (ORC) meetings.
• Coordinate and manage staff in the unit.
• Design and implementation of strategies for stakeholder engagements (both internal and external).
• Preparation of strategic and operational reports for the unit.
• Overseeing performance of staff in the unit.
• Review of policies, statutes, and making recommendation for amendments / improvements.
• Creating synergies with other Departments and Divisions within KRA to create customer confidence in the dispute resolution process in the Authority.
• Supporting the Alternative Dispute Resolution function to ensure faster resolution of disputes.
• Any other duty as may be assigned by the Deputy Commissioner.

Professional qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Law, Business Management, Engineering, Actuarial Science or Information Technology from a recognised university.
• A Master’s Degree and/or professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
• Well trained in the field of taxation and with a good understanding of international taxation matters
• Should have a good understanding of revenue statutes administered by the Kenya Revenue Authority.
• Exposure to tax and/or customs disputes management.
• Must have undergone some Training in Leadership, Management and Governance.

Professional experience:
• Seven (7) years’ experience in tax administration three (3) of which should be in a senior management position.

1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
3. All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 23rd June 2022.
4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
5. KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Competencies required for this role
• Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
• Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
• Good planning, organizational and analytical skills
• Resilient, focused and results oriented.
• Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
• Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
• Must be a person of integrity.
• Must be Computer literate.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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• After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

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• After registration go to
• Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
• After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):
• On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
• Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
• Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
• The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
• Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

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• To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
• Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
• Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
• To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
• Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 17 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 11-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2056
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