Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Manager – Domestic Taxes.

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Manager – Domestic Taxes

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for the overall management of a Tax Services Office (TSO) or sector of deployment within a division and in particular the implementation of the compliance governance framework with the aim of meeting the set revenue targets.

Key responsibilities/Tasks/ Duties

I. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Administer the relevant Tax Acts for assessments, collection, and accounting for revenue.
  • Spearheading initiatives to implement the compliance governance
  • Assisting the Chief Manager and Deputy Commissioner achieve the set revenue targets.
  • Coordinating TSO/sector target achievement.
  • Preparing of daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly and annual progress reports for Chief Manager and senior
  • Development and management of a comprehensive annual work plan for the TSO/sector.
  • Organizing taxpayer engagements within the sector.
  • Management of funds, equipment and other facilities allocated.
  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for other initiatives in the TSO/sector i.e. Internal Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
  • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of perfomance and development of staff in the TSO/sector.
  • Facilitate performance management of the staff in the TSO/Sector.
  • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the TSO/section
  • Fostering relationship management to facilitate revenue collection in the TSO/sector.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time by the Supervisor or management.

Job Dimensions

I. Financial Responsibility

Development  of budgets

II. Responsibility for Physical Assets

Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

III. Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Make strategic, operational and financial decisions
  • Plans the work of subordinates
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance     

IV. Working Conditions

  • Office setting

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

Academic qualifications

  • A university degree in Accounting, Finance, Law, Business Administration, Economics or related disciplines from a recognized institution

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Public Secretary, Tax Administration or Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law) is an added advantage

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in Tax Administration or similar field with at least 1 year in first level management.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge and wide experience on the application of the relevant tax statutes, policies and operational procedures.
  • Have knowledge of other revenue laws administered under the KRA Act.
  • Must have a good understanding of Tax Policy and Governance.
  • Must be conversant with departmental business processes and computer systems.
  • Conversant with strategic direction of the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage Tax Programmes and specialized units.
  • Good understanding of Risk Management and
  • Must have demonstrated exemplary performance, high integrity and competence.
  • Possess excellent communication, counseling and leadership skills.
  • Must have good decision-making capabilities.
  • Good planning and organizational
  • Resilient, focused and results-oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills

Job Application Guidelines


  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • 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.

Application process:

  • 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.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)



Application closes on 7 December 2022.




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