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Position: Chief Manager

Grade: KRA 7

Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management

Division: Research, Knowledge Management & Corporate Planning.

Location / Work station: Head Office Times Tower

Job description

The purpose of this role is to effectively manage the implementation of KRA research & surveys agenda, revenue forecasts and analysis of tax administration measures & policies.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and ensure implementation of strategic initiatives in Research, Surveys & Business Analysis;
  • Oversee the development and review of policies, operational guidelines, and procedures for Research & Surveys;
  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of research agenda;
  • Lead, guide and motivate staff under Research & Surveys;
  • Coordinate the development of briefs on tax administration and policy issues for Senior Management;
  • Oversee the review of tax administration and policies from time to time to ensure effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Oversee the preparation of tax revenue forecasts and ensuring their review on monthly/quarterly basis;
  • Evaluating impact on tax revenues of various interventions/policy changes/initiatives;
  • Coordinate preparation of research articles, survey reports and preparation of research briefs for management and policymakers;
  • Developing annual research and survey plans;
  • Prepares an annual personnel development plan for the Research & Surveys Team to ensure training needs are appropriately identified and a mutually agreed training plan for individual staff members is progressed;
  • Oversee the implementation of surveys to gauge the level of satisfaction of both internal and external customers and the challenges that need to be addressed, and
  • Manage relationship with stakeholders and represent the Authority in various research forums.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field from a recognized university (Doctoral qualifications in Economics will be an added advantage).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or Business related field from a recognized university.
  • Management course.
  • Proficient in statistical packages such as Stata, Eviews, SPSS among others
  • At least seven (7) years of post-graduate (post-masters) experience with at least three (3) years’ experience at the level of Manager.
  • Experience in micro-simulation modeling, general equilibrium modeling, and econometric analysis.
  • Experience in macroeconomic forecasting
  • Ability to establish and manage structures, processes and standards
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex information
  • Able to work closely with, and influence others
  • Good understanding of Revenue Acts and KRA’s core business.
  • Be customer focused.
  • Have excellent management and communication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated a broad understanding of the departmental operations, mandate and strategic direction.
  • Must have demonstrated high standards of integrity.

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