Massive Recruitment by Kenya Revenue Authority (Over 17 Vacancies)

Data Governance & Architecture


Grade: KRA 7
Job summary
This is a leadership role that leads the design of Data architecture and Data governance processes within an environment with diverse and dynamic Data sources and platforms
This position has responsibility for improving Data availability, accessibility, quality and utilization as well as managing protection of sensitive Data and information assets.
The position support establishment of a robust 360 view of our customers  to addition to supporting all critical enterprise Data requirements
Responsibilities
Data Governance
·         Establish practices and procedures that ensure adherence to the Data governance framework for Data policies, standards and practices, both at the business and corporate levels, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.
·         Provide vision, expertise, and long range planning in enterprise Data architecture, Data integration, master Data management, enterprise Data governance to support advanced analytics & Business Intelligence.
·         Develop & maintain inventory of the enterprise Data  maps, including authoritative systems, owners
·         Facilitate the development and implementation of Data integrity standards, Data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise
·         Build and maintain a detailed profile of KRA core systems and Data assets held in these systems, as well as the teams and processes that use them.
·         Create and maintain a framework for corporate Data  ownership,  accountability and access
·         Manage access and provisioning of Data from the domain; define an access permission plan, monitor distribution of Data from the domain, approve Data provisioning to authorized users, support Data consumers as subject matter expert, negotiate Data Service Agreements and ensure Data access and provisioning comply with standards and controls
·         Identify and find sources of third party Data needed to enhance Data quality
·         Identify improvements through reducing Data redundancy and appropriate Data reuse
·         Ensure alignment to relevant statutory frameworks applying to Data governance
·         Prepare and present Cost Benefit Analysis of new Data platforms and tools.
 Data Architecture Management
·         Determine official sources of Data in scope of the domain
·         Define and validate business metadata for each Data element
·         Develop  and periodically review  Data Architecture and quality management & oversight
·         Develop  business rules and Data quality standards
·         Execute Data quality rules and definitions consistent with Business strategies.
·          Develop Data quality metrics that identify gaps and ensure compliance with standards across the organization
·         Define standards for Data within assigned domain
·         Manage domains business glossary; business relationships, new elements & metadata
·         Lead Data migration activities including Data cleansing, Data creation, Data conversion, issue resolution, and Data validation
·         Identify and source  third party Data sources required to enhance Data quality
·         Leverage existing and  implement new technologies in the Data quality  management
·         Engage and partner with third party vendors, IT and other parties as required
 Data Literacy and Culture
·         Lead and develop teams to ensure data governance policies and practices are embedded throughout the institution
·         Initiate programs that  promoting data culture and literacy
·         Communicate and Promote the Value of Data Assets
 Qualifications
·         A Master’s degree in Data governance  , Data Science, Information Management, Statistics,  or a related field
·          Membership of a  relevant Professional Body
 Relevant work experience required
·         Minimum Ten   (10) years  experience in  Data Governance and/or Management Five (5) of which must be at a leadership position
·         Must have working in organizations  with mature Data governance capabilities
·         Specialist knowledge of Data governance Principles and practices
·         Working knowledge of process design and re-engineering.
·          In-depth knowledge of Data and  information management practices, including but not limited to:
·         Data governance principals and  practices, including Data governance program lifecycles
·         Data stewardship practices
·         Metadata and Data quality management
·         Data modeling and  master Data management
·         system testing
·         principles of IT security and Data protection
·         Knowledge of Informatics Tools Suite, Tableau, SAS, ETLs, SQL, ORACLE etc
·         Understanding of the Experience in project management
·         Experience in Big data, cloud and advanced analytics is an added advantage.
·         A clear understanding of the Kenya Revenue Authority’s  mandate, and automation journey  and business systems
Other Skills Required
·         Proactively scans the environment and keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non  technical audiences
·         An understanding of relevant statutory frameworks applying to Data governance
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal  skills
·         Ability  to liaise with staff at all levels across departments in KRA
·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills
·         Excellent writing skills, with the ability to  create clear requirements, specifications and documentation
·         Strong ability to communicate information, business process and system changes to both  and a  technical and nontechnical audience
·          Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
·         Ability to develop people, skills in coaching, mentoring, teaching on the job, identify and recruit talent
·         Effectiveness in building trust, respect and cooperation among teams
·         Excellent problem solving skills to assist in issue resolution.

Quality Management Programme
Responsibilities
Provide leadership in quality management programme implementation in order to attain and maintain quality standards in the Authority.
Tasks and outputs
·         Provide leadership in sustaining of the Authority’s ISO Certification.
·         Develop work-plans and align them to the Authority’s strategic objectives.
·         Coordinate monitoring and evaluation of the quality management systems (QMS) to ensure compliance with requirements of the International and Internal Standards.
·         Coordinate QMS reviews in the Authority.
·         Make recommendations to the Quality Management Representative on risks that may threaten the Authority’s ISO Certification to ensure timely interventions.
·         Liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders on QMS Networking, Training, Awareness, Certifications and Surveillance Audits.
·         Coordinate implementation of the Authority’s Integrated Management System (i.e. Convergence of Sector Specific ISO Standards).
Qualifications
·         Bachelors’ degree in economics, business administration, public policy, or any relevant qualification.
·         Qualified QMS Lead Auditor.
·         Experience in an automated QMS environment.
·         Registration with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA-UK) and/ or Chartered Quality Institute or the National Quality Institute.
·         Minimum years of experience
·         At least 10 years’ experience in providing strategic quality management leadership in a large dynamic organization (multi-site).
Competencies required for this Role
·         Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
·         Self-driven, dynamic and dedicated team player.
·         Strategic thinking and analytical skills.
·         Performance driven with ability to optimise team results using available resources.
·         High standards of integrity and ability to instil the same among teams.
·         Strong leadership, team building and communications skills.

Data Operations Management
Grade: KRA 6
Job summary
·         This role leads the formulation and implementation of the Authority’s strategy in Data Management (Master Data, 3rd party Data and Reference Data) as well as operating and maintaining the existing systems and infrastructure.
·         In charge of coordinating and monitoring Data Protection , privacy  and  access  as well as establishment of Data sharing protocols
Responsibilities
·         Responsible for defining, communicating and executing a robust strategy for Master Data Management (MDM)  , Reference Data and Data Quality strategy in the Authority.
·         Scans the environment to identify new Data sources that will enhance quality of   existing Data for optimized  analytics Identify and obtain 3rd party Data that will be useful for enhancing Tax compliance.
·         Partner with customers to capture and analyse business needs and information requirements, define optimum system requirements to meet business needs, prioritize, and manage new requirements.
·         Development and operationalise 3rd party Data framework and policies.
·         Implement and improve master Data policies and procedures to focus on operational efficiencies through Data quality and standardization.
·         Identify and leverage opportunities to continually improve the Data quality, processes and standards for master Data domains.
·         Identify reference Data domains, its usage and impact to key processes, and establish a plan to govern reference Data for improved quality and harmony across multiple systems and processes.
·         Provide recommendations on best practices, services and systems used for the improvement of Data quality and remediation.
·         Troubleshoot and resolve master Data issues that relate to transactions affected by master Data or impact customer service levels and other operational issues.
Qualifications
·         A Master’s degree in Data Science, Information Management, Statistics,  Data governance  or a related field
·         Membership of a  relevant Professional Body
·         Minimum six  (6) years  experience in  Data Governance and/or Management In-depth knowledge of  in  Data governance and Data quality best practice  and policies  including
1.      Data profiling
2.     Master Data Management (MDM) architectures and business processes
3.     Data integration, Data quality, Data architecture
4.     3rd party Data acquisition protocols
·         Knowledge of Informatics Tools Suite, Tableau, SAS, ETLs, SQL, ORACLE etc
·         Understanding of the Experience in project management
·         Experience in Big data, cloud and advanced analytics is an added advantage.
·         Must have working in organizations  with mature Data governance capabilities
·         A clear understanding of the Kenya Revenue Authority’s  mandate, and automation journey  and business systems
Other Skills Required
·         Proactively scans the environment and Keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non  technical audiences
·         A good understanding of project  management methodology
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal  skills
·         Ability  to liaise with staff at all levels across departments in KRA
·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills
·         Excellent writing skills, with the ability to  create clear requirements, specifications and documentation
·         Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
·         Ability to develop people, skills in coaching, mentoring, and teaching on the job
·         Effectiveness in building trust, respect and cooperation among teams
·         Excellent problem solving skills to assist in issue resolution.
·         Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem solving, presentation and planning skills.
·         Proven ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies, and track and measure results.

Data Policies & Processes 
Grade: KRA 5
Job summary
This position is responsible for creation and management of Data policies, standards and processes. This will ensure that sufficient Data quality, availability, access and protection are maintained so that Data can effectively support our business process.
Responsibilities
·         Develop and maintain standards, policies, and procedures to manage corporate data.
·         Ensure  adherence  to the established corporate and Global Data standards and quality processes
·         Design and Implement Operational DQM Procedures
·         Monitor Operational Data Quality Management Procedures and Performance
·         Implement and improve Data policies and procedures to focus on operational efficiencies through Data quality and standardization.
·         Develop and maintain the user access matrix for sets of data.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.
·         Membership of a relevant professional body.
Relevant work experience required
·         Five  (5)  years’ experience in Data Governance / management
·         Experience with Excel and other Data Management and analytical tools Knowledge of Data management practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches.
·         Working knowledge of project management methodologies and has previously supported change management and issue management.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioural analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task

Data Security & User Administration
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location / Work station: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Manager –Data Operations Management (1)
Job summary
This role will be responsible for Data Protection and Privacy, primarily providing both roadmap strategy and execution, working in collaboration with key business partners. The position also has a responsibility for monitoring system user access rights creation and termination as well as maintenance of Data assets.
Responsibilities
·         Develop and periodically review Data protection ,privacy  & user access rights policy , controls and procedures
·         Identify current and potential legal and regulatory issues affecting Data protection assess their impact on the organization.
·         Ensure adherence to corporate , national and global laws, rules and regulations on Data protection ,privacy
·         Establish reporting and communication channels that support Data protection Governance   .
·         Design, configure and support Data steward user interfaces.
·         Manage Users, Passwords, and Group Membership
·         Classify Information Confidentiality
·         Implement Reference and Master Data Management Solutions
·         Identify 3rd party Data Sources Contributors
·         Follow applicable security and change management processes
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics, or related field
·         Certification in Data Security / Protection/Privacy
·         Five (5) years’ progressive work experience with relational databases
·         Certification in Data Security / Protection/Privacy
·         Knowledge of Data protection solutions/ network
·         Experience with Data quality and profiling
·         Hands-on experience with SQL and Data profiling tools and utilities is preferred.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioural analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task

Data Policies & Processes
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location / Work station: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Manager – Data Quality & Architecture Management
Job summary
This position is responsible for creation and management of Data policies, standards and processes. This will ensure that sufficient Data quality, availability, access and protection are maintained so that Data can effectively support our business process.
Responsibilities
·         Develop and maintain standards, policies, and procedures to manage corporate data.
·         Ensure  adherence  to the established corporate and Global Data standards and quality processes
·         Design and Implement Operational DQM Procedures
·         Monitor Operational Data Quality Management Procedures and Performance
·         Implement and improve Data policies and procedures to focus on operational efficiencies through Data quality and standardization.
·         Develop and maintain the user access matrix for sets of data.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.
·         Membership of a relevant professional body.
·         Five  (5)  years’ experience in Data Governance / management
·         Experience with Excel and other Data Management and analytical tools Knowledge of Data management practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches.
·         Working knowledge of project management methodologies and has previously supported change management and issue management.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioural analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task

Data Integration & Architecture
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Manager –  Data Quality & Architecture
Job summary
The Enterprise Data Architect will take leadership in   defining and identifying how the diverse and dynamic Data platforms support and enable our analytics platforms. This role has a focus on the Data Architectures and quality required for analytics to yield critical insights that will enhanced revenue Administration outcomes.
Responsibilities
·         Lead the Data architecture for the decision support systems including rules, policies, standards and models that govern and define the type of Data collected and how it is used, stored, managed and integrated and its database systems.
·         Design Data structures and Data integration practices that are highly scalable
·         Document Data inventory and Data flow diagrams
·         Implement Data modelling best practices for decision support systems.
·         Lead the technology and information architecture for the decision support systems.
·         Execute Data quality rules and definitions consistent with Business strategies.
·          Develop Data quality metrics that identify gaps and ensure compliance with standards across the organization
·         Define standards for Data within assigned domain
·         Manage domains business glossary; business relationships, new elements & metadata
·         Maintains database dictionaries, monitors standards and procedures and integration of systems through database design.
·         Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.
·         Membership of a  relevant Professional Body
·         Minimum Five  (5) years experience in Data management working in organizations with mature Data governance capabilities, including standardized Data vocabularies and related capabilities (business glossaries, Data dictionaries, etc.)
·         Ability to Create Data maps and the corresponding design for the work and Data flows including event handlers and transactions
·         Advanced Knowledge in
1.      Data integration and database development technologies and processes
2.     Data Warehouse, ETL, Business Intelligence and Analytics tools
3.     Designing complex Data models for operational, analytical, and reporting database applications.
4.     Implementing Data Warehouse and Data Mart applications, incorporating Data extraction, Data transformation, and loading (ETL) processes,
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies is essential.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Science, Literacy & Communication
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data  Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor: Manager – Business  Intelligence Requirements Management
Job summary
This role is responsible for developing  cutting edge analytical solutions that  are geared towards providing insights into   contemporary  issues in Taxation
Responsibilities
·         Scan the environment to determine analytical solutions and Data  sources  that address contemporary  issues inn Tax Administration (   such as taxing  digital economy , expanding Tax Base , Data  protection  etc )
·         Use advanced analytical techniques and tools ( including Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning)   to provide business insights
·         Determine internal and external Data  sources ( including Big Data  ) and relevant  tools to solve emerging business problems
·         Implement advanced visualization and discovery Develop and update advanced analytics models
Qualifications
·         Bachelors in   a highly quantitative field such as Data Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, or Applied Mathematics Required.
·         Membership of  a relevant Professional Body
·         5 years’ experience implementing predictive analytics, pattern matching or exploratory analysis, fraud detection & root cause analysis using statistical tools and algorithms.
·         Knowledge and experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques: statistical tests, regression, Experience querying databases with SQL
·         Experience  in use of diverse  analytical tools such as R, python   as well as developing analytics Models
·         Experience translating Business requirements into business rules / enterprise Data  models
·         Experience in Big Data  analytics.
·         Familiarity with contemporary issues in Taxation
Skills required
·         Proactively scans the environment and Keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non  technical audiences
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data  and develop recommendations.
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
·         Meticulous and with attention to detail
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Requirements Management
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data  Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor: Manager- Business Intelligence Requirements Management
Job summary
Coordinating the BI requirements identification, elicitation and evaluation process for respective business lines.
Develop dashboards for diverse  corporate functions
Responsibilities
·         Understand BI information and reporting requirements needs from user departments and subsequently gather requirements
·         Identify, scope, categorize business areas of interests/information/processes from user departments
·         Visualize Synthesize & Package Data  from DWBI and Data  repositories for utilization by business.
·         Define and capture key performance metrics and formulate Definition of target user groups
·         Building capacity among users for self-service BI
·         Roll out and training users of the BI platform
·         Identify future needs and prepare user groups appropriately.
·         Identify, scope, categorize business areas of interests/information/processes from user departments
·         Define and capture key performance metrics and formulae from user departments
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Data Science, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics or related field.
·         Membership of  a relevant professional body
·         5 years’ experience in Data  analysis and developing organizational reports such as revenue reports.
·         Experience working on business cases, requirements, test cases, scenarios and scripts
·         Familiarity with  Python , R  and other programming tools
·         Experience rolling out systems and training users
·         Experience in change management will be an added advantage.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
·         Data  communication – Ability to tell a Data  story with the aid of powerful Data  visualizations.
Skills required
·         Proactively scans the environment and Keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non  technical audiences
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data  and develop recommendations.
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Advanced Analytics & Mining
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data  Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor: Manager- Data  Warehousing
Job summary
Coordinating the extraction of Data required for reports and analysis.
Responsibilities
·         Facilitate extraction of identified Data  and business objects
·         Design and automate Data  extraction process
·         Monitor and scheduling of Data  extraction process
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.
·         Membership of  a relevant Professional Body
·         5 years’ experience with ETL and Data  Warehouse concepts ,  processes and tools
·         Technical Understanding and expertise in enterprise Data  modeling and programming
·         Experience working with Oracle Data  Base , SQL, PL/SQL
·          Solid experience and understanding of Agile Methods
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies
Skills required
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data  and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Modeling Assistant Manager
Grade: KRA 5
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data  Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor: Manager – Data  Warehousing
Job summary
Coordinating the development of BI applications, reports and dashboards for respective business lines.
Responsibilities
·         Implement Data repositories and Data marts to address user requirements.
·         Develop Business Models
·         Manage the development of Business  reports, dashboards and other BI applications
·         Manage timely dissemination of BI applications to business units.
·         Monitor and tune BI Activity and Performance
·         Implementation of various algorithms for predictive analytics, pattern matching or exploratory analysis, fraud detection & root cause analysis using statistical tools and algorithms.
·         Evaluate and facilitate Data  extraction requests
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Data Science , Mathematics , Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics, Economics or related field.
·         5 years’ experience in Data analysis and developing reports such as revenue reports.
·         Familiarity with Data  warehousing process and tools
·         Experience using  SQL, PL/SQL and ETL tools
·         Familiarity with Python , R and other programming tools
·          Experience developing dashboards and other BI applications
·         Experience working with Business Intelligence  tools
·         Experience working with business partners to develop technical solutions to solve a business need in a business analyst or similar role
·         5 years’ experience in Data analysis and developing reports such as revenue reports.
·         Familiarity with Data  warehousing process and tools
·         Familiarity with , SQL, PL/SQL and ETL tools
·         Experience developing dashboards and other BI applications
·         Experience working with business partners to develop technical solutions to solve a business need in a business analyst or similar role
Skills required
·         Proactively scans the environment and Keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Policies & Processes Supervisor
Grade: KRA 4
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location / Work station: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Assistant Managers  – Data Policies  And Processes
Job summary
Responsible for supporting  the implementation of the Authority’s strategy and polices for Data Policies and Processes
Responsibilities
·         Ensure adherence to  corporate Data governance standards, policies
·         Implement Data  quality metrics that identify gaps and ensure compliance with standards across the organization
·         Maintain  standards for Data within assigned domain
·         Manage domains business glossary; business relationships, new elements & metadata
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics, Business or related field.
·         Membership to a relevant professional body.
·         Three  (3)  years experience in Data management
·         Experience with Excel and other Data Management and analytical tools Knowledge of Data management practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches.
·         Working knowledge of project management methodologies and has previously supported change management and issue management.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioural analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task

Master & Third Party Data Management
Grade: KRA 4
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location / Work station: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Assistant Managers  – Master & Third Party Data Management
Job summary
Responsible for supporting  the implementation of the Authority’s strategy and polices for Data governance
Responsibilities
·         Manage domains business glossary; business relationships, new elements & metadata
·         Manage access of Data from the domain; define an access permission plan, monitor distribution of Data from the domain, approve Data provisioning to authorized users, support Data consumers as subject matter expert, negotiate Data Service Agreements and ensure Data access and provisioning comply with standards and controls
·         Identify and find sources of third party Data needed to enhance Data quality
·         Identify improvements through reducing Data redundancy and appropriate Data reuse
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics, Business or related field.
·         Membership to a relevant professional body.
·         Three  (3)  years experience in Data management
·         Experience with Excel and other Data Management and analytical tools Knowledge of Data management practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches.
·         Working knowledge of project management methodologies and has previously supported change management and issue management.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioural analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task

Data Partnership & Innovations Data Management
Grade: KRA 4
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location/Work station: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Assistant Manager – Master & Third Party Data Management
Job summary
Develop  and build sustainable partnerships with existing and new data partners (both internal and external ) ,  that provide deterministic data to KRA
Responsibilities
·         Take ownership for the entire engagement process from identification of potential partners to data utilization
·         Continuously identify and find solutions to close gaps in KRA  data partner sourcing process and internal systems
·         Identify motivational drivers / “compelling reasons to act” across all partners  and work with key decision makers and influencers
·         Ensure adhere to KRA Data policies, standards and procedures.
·         Network with keys stakeholders to gather intelligence on their policies, attitudes, current and upcoming initiatives and/or innovations relevant to the Authority’s  third party data  Management strategy;
·         Monitor and alert management of threats and opportunities to data resources
·         Identify through research, novel ways of managing and sourcing data for improved decision making by the Authority’s policy and revenue departments
·         Identify opportunities for collecting accurate and timely data from various public and private sector sources at minimum cost;
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics , Business Administration, Commerce, Communications or related academic qualification
·         Membership to a  relevant Professional Body
·         Five (5)  years’ experience in a similar strategic partnership role
·         Knowledge of the Data Management Platforms and Analytics solutions
·         Believe in the positive impact Data can have on revenue mobilization
·         Motivated to drive continuous lead identification and prospecting through any relevant channel
·         Demonstrate knowledge on most current data innovations
·         Exhibit excellent knowledge of Tax and Customs procedures and consequently the information needs of both revenue units.
Skills required
·         Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff;
·         Demonstrate ability to conceptualize and execute innovative ideas;
·         Demonstrate excellent written and spoken communication skills;
·         A clear understanding of the Kenya Revenue Authority’s  mandate, and automation journey and business systems;
·         Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as goals, develop and execute strategies, and track and measure results.

ICT Chief Manager
Grade: KRA ‘7’
Job Summary
The Chief Manager, Applications Management as the head of IT Business Applications (including mobile apps) design, development/acquisition and implementation Section of ICT Division, is responsible for the following functions:
·         Systems design/specifications and user support
·         Application development and maintenance
·         Systems integrations
Responsibilities
·         Formulates, implements and reviews ICT policies, standards and strategies necessary to effectively support the Authority’s corporate objectives with respect to development and implementation of secure business applications
·         Responsible for application designs, coding and maintenance of enterprise business systems and mobile apps
·         Ensures integration platform is reliable and flexible to support KRA data exchange /operations
·         Spearheads implementation of new business systems including data migration, systems piloting, configurations and integrations in liaison with relevant business department(s)
·         Responsible for systems regular reviews, transition, requirements /specifications management, frameworks and standards and KPIs for business systems
·         Provide leadership in selecting suitable application development tools for use in the Authority with particular emphasis on the use open source products
·         Implements cost reduction strategies with respect to licensed platforms and applications
·         Documents and maintains an inventory of all tools, applications in use in the Authority and supporting documentation
·         Develops operational budgets for application Management Section
·         Advices DC ICT on technical aspects pertaining to application development, source code management, optimisation of systems, cost reduction strategies and retirement of systems
·         Manages day-to-day operations of the IT Infrastructure Section to ensure effective technical support, target setting and performance management
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.
·         Masters degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or related Postgraduate degree will be an added advantage.
The following certifications will be an added advantage
·         Certified Business Analyst (CBAP)
·         Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP)
·         Certified Mobile Application Developer
·         Oracle certified processional (OCP)
·         Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator
·         Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MSSD)
Relevant Work Experience Required
·         The post holder should have at least 10 years progressive experience in the IT environment, with at least 5 year’s experienced at managerial level
·         Extensive hands-on experience in software development, requirements definition and  systems design methodologies
·         Excellent knowledge of current development protocols and standards, mobile applications, secure development principles
·         Hands-on experience troubleshooting source codes, databases modern application development tools.
·         Conversant with programming languages such as Java, .Net, PHP, C, C++, Python etc.
·         They should have sound knowledge of networking protocols, HTML, XML and scripting languages
Skills Required
The Job holder must
·         Have good leadership and managerial skills
·         Honest and of high integrity
·         Be resilient, focused, results oriented and a team player
·         Good understanding of the KRA’s goals and objectives.
·         Have strong analytical and problem solving skills
·         Have ability to pay attention to details and work under minimum supervision and for long hours
·         Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
·         Strong abilities to conduct research affecting business and propose suitable solutions/products
·         Ability to prioritize and proactively execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
·         Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
·         Have good negotiation skills

ICT (IT Infrastructure) Chief Manager
Grade: KRA ‘7’
Job Summary
The Chief Manager, IT Infrastructure as the head of IT Infrastructure Section in ICT Division.  The overall responsibility for this position include following functions:
·         Data Centre Management;
·         System and Database Management;
·         Infrastructure Management, Design and Planning;
·         IT Service Continuity, Availability, Capacity Planning and Service Monitoring.
Responsibilities
·         Design and implement short- and long-term strategic plans necessary to certain network capacity meet existing and future KRA IT infrastructure requirements.
·         Develops, implements, maintains policies, procedures, standards and associated training plans for network resource administration and appropriate use.
·         Responsible for strategic planning, design and deployment IT infrastructure and networks with support from vendors
·         Plans, acquires, and coordinates installation of in-house and remote hardware and software across the organization’s network and approves all upgrades.
·         Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of infrastructure procurement and implementation in a cost effective manner
·         Manages and ensures optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, UPSs, load balancers, security installations, VOIP, IP telephony
·         Responsible for Corporate Data Centre(s) including recovery sites and data security
·         Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems.
·         Tests networks & servers performance and provide network performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining network infrastructure.
·         Responsible for system and database administration for all business systems
·         Provides leadership in the development, testing and support of the enterprise risk management program for business continuity and disaster recovery
·         Conducts IT infrastructure capacity planning, hardware and data centre equipment replacement strategy, service availability and monitoring
·         Serves as a liaison person between the Authority, regulatory authorities/agencies and service providers on IT infrastructure and data networks aspects
·         Documents and maintains IT infrastructure assets inventory
·         Manages day-to-day operations of the IT Infrastructure Section to ensure effective technical support, target setting and performance management
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.
·         Masters degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or related Postgraduate degree will be an added advantage.
 The following certifications will be an added advantage
·         Cisco Certified Network Professional or Cisco Certified Internet Engineer
·         Certified Data Centre Professional
·         Oracle Certified Administrator
·         Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator
·         Microsoft certifications; Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Relevant Work Experience Required
·         The post holder should have at least 10 years progressive experience in the IT environment, with at least 5 years’ experience at managerial level
·         Extensive experience in Network, Data Centre and Database Management designs
·         Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, Core Switching/Routing, SSL/IPSec, SAN, Virtualization, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, databases.
·         Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, switches, modems, network interface cards, databases and installing network cabling and telephony systems
·         Conversant with programming languages such as Python, .Net, PHP.
·         Knowledge in budgeting and cost management
Competencies
The Job holder must:
·         Have good leadership and managerial skills
·         Honest and of high integrity
·         Be resilient, focused, results oriented and a team player
·         Good understanding of the KRA’s goals and objectives.
·         Have strong analytical and problem solving skills
·         Have ability to pay attention to details and work under minimum supervision and for long hours
·         Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
·         Strong abilities to conduct research affecting business and propose  suitable solutions/products
·         Ability to prioritize and proactively execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
·         Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
·         Have good negotiation skills

ICT (Service Management) Chief Manager
Grade: KRA ‘7’
Job Summary
The Chief Manager, Service Management as the head of IT Service Management Section of ICT Division, is responsible for the following functions:
·         Overall management of the 1st level support (ICT Service / Help Desk) and 2nd second level support and problem management for end users in all KRA stations;
·         Responsible for end user devices, productivity tools, inventory and support
·         Focal point for all end user computing needs
Responsibilities
·         Formulates, maintains and implements ICT policies, standards, strategies and procedures necessary to effectively support the Authority’s corporate objectives with respect to end users compute requirements and productivity tools
·         Responsible for strategic planning, design and deployment of end user computing tools and equipment across all KRA Offices
·         Conducts research on the level of usage, means of increasing usage on productivity tools, advises management on suitable inexpensive tools for use in the Authority
·         Performs cost-benefit and return on investment analysis productivity tools investments and advises management suitable solutions
·         Assesses, approves, and administers all equipment, hardware, and software upgrades
·         Ensures implementation of IT best practices and KPIs for user support
·         Negotiates with service providers on favourable pricing to ensure maximum return on investments
·         Implements cost reduction strategies including leasing options as well as implementation of shared services
·         Ensure efficient ICT support to business operations in the outstations, in close liaison with other ICT Sections
·         Documents and maintains end user compute assets inventory and supporting documentation
·         Develops operational budgets for Service Management Section
·         Advices DC ICT on technical aspects pertaining to optimal utilisation of resources, cost reduction strategies and better service delivery on end user ICT services
·         Manages day-to-day operations of the IT Infrastructure Section to ensure effective technical support, target setting and performance management
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.
·         Masters degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or related Postgraduate degree will be an added advantage.
 The following certifications will be an added advantage
·         Cisco Certified Network Professional / Associate
·         Microsoft certifications; Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MSSD)
·         Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator
 Relevant Work Experience Required
·         The post holder should have at least 10 years progressive experience in the IT environment, with at least 5 year’s experience at managerial level
·         Good understanding leasing frameworks and pricing strategies
·         Excellent knowledge in Active Directory, Group Policies, centralised services for printing, document sharing and controls, implementation and administration of VDI
·         Hands-on experience and troubleshooting and problem solving on end user tools, networks and other services accessible through the corporate network
·         Knowledge in protecting user data and information in line with applicable local laws/regulations including known external data privacy practices
·         Experience in supporting IP telephony systems will be added advantage.
·         Conversant with programming Microsoft based programming and macros
·         Knowledge in budgeting and cost management
Skills Required
The Job holder must:
·         Have good leadership and managerial skills
·         Honest and of high integrity
·         Be resilient, focused, results oriented and a team player
·         Good understanding of the KRA’s goals and objectives.
·         Have strong analytical and problem solving skills
·         Have ability to pay attention to details and work under minimum supervision and for long hours
·         Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
·         Strong abilities to conduct research affecting business and propose  suitable solutions/products
·         Ability to prioritize and proactively execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
·         Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
·         Have good negotiation skills

Logistics & Service Management
Grade: KRA – 7
Job summary
Primary responsibilities include management of all Logistics and Transport services, Outsourced services and F&LS ancillary services.
·         Provide efficient transport logistical support to the Authority.
·         Ensure regular inspection and maintenance of vehicles and related equipment.
·         Coordination of outsourced services and adherence to SLAs.
·         Formulation and enforcement of strategies, policies, procedures and Unit’s work plan.
·         Providing technical and managerial support to the Unit’s staff.
·         Effective management of administrative services (insurance, cleaning, courier, catering, parking, telephone services among other ancillary services.
·         Ensure compliance with relevant statutory regulation
·         Training and development
·         Performance management of the Unit’s staff
·         Any other responsibilities assigned.
Qualifications
·         A Degree in Logistics, Mechanical Engineering or Business Management
·         Membership of a relevant professional body.
·         Relevant work experience required
·         At least seven (7) years’ experience in managing logistics operations and administrative services in a busy public or commercial environment.
Skills/Competencies required
·         Ability to provide strategic leadership
·         Knowledge on Logistics & Transport
·         Project/Operations management.
·         Ability to carry out financial and technical appraisal of projects.
·         High levels of commercial acumen.
·         Ability to build and maintain relationships with third parties and staff – stakeholder engagement.
·         Good communication and customer care skills

Facilities Management
Grade: KRA – 7
Job summary
Primary responsibilities managing of all the Authority’s movable and immovable assets and oversight for all works undertaken on the Authority’s properties.
Responsibilities
·         Develop, organize and control effective property and facility management systems.
·         Providing leadership in management of utilities, properties and outsourced service providers.
·         Management of leases and contracts.
·         Formulation and enforcement of strategies, policies, procedures and Unit’s work plan.
·         Providing technical and managerial support to the Unit’s staff
·         Regular review and evaluation of outsourced services provided and adherence to SLAs.
·         Review and approval of Bills of Quantities, drawings, proposals and RPFs for works.
·         Ensure compliance with relevant statutory legislation
·         Training and development for the Unit’s staff.
·         Performance management of the Unit’s staff
·         Disposal management in liaison with Supply Chain Management
·         Property registration and any other property related activities
·         Any other responsibilities assigned.
Qualifications
·         A Degree in Engineering (Electrical/Civil), Quantity Survey, Architecture or any related field.
·         Membership of a relevant professional body.
·         Relevant work experience required
·         At least seven (7) years’ experience in a busy operations and maintenance environment.
Skills/Competencies required
·         Ability to provide strategic leadership
·         In-depth knowledge of building maintenance and repair.
·         Project/operations management.
·         Ability to carry out technical and financial appraisal of projects.
·         High levels of commercial acumen.
·         Ability to build and maintain relationships with staff and third parties and – stakeholder engagement.
·         Good communication and customer care skills

Construction & Property Development
Grade: KRA – 7
Job summary
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to conception and inception of all major construction works for the authority, fulfilling the overall technical aspects involved in the development or redevelopment of commercially viable projects for the authority in its various currently owned properties.
 Responsibilities
·         Developing projects proposals and briefs.
·         Evaluating feasibility analysis and project design.
·         End to end project cycle management.
·         Developing project details for costing and tendering
·         Close liaison with other stakeholders in the industry.
·         Continuous project monitoring and reporting.
·         Providing technical and managerial support to the Unit’s staff.
·         Developing and maintaining systems for project management.
·         Development of risk management plans for Construction and Property Development.
·         Training and development for the Unit’s staff.
·         Taking up any other responsibilities assigned.
Qualifications
·         Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and/or Civil Construction Works Management.
·         Membership of a relevant professional body.
·         Relevant work experience required
·         At least seven (7) years’ experience in Property Development, Construction and Project Management.
·         Proven experience in end-to-end construction management of complex projects.
 Skills/Competencies required
·         In-depth knowledge of the building and construction process and understanding of the public construction planning process.
·         Ability to do detailed financial analysis of pre, during and post development.
·         Ability to do detailed analysis of construction budgeting and financing activities.
·         High levels of commercial acumen.
·         Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with third parties and staff – stakeholder engagement.
·         Good communication and customer care skills

Security & Safety Services
Grade: KRA ‘7’
Job Summary
Responsible for policy development and strategy formulation to ensure security/safety of personnel and assets.
Responsibilities
·         Formulate strategies, policies, procedures and work plans for the Division,
·         Direct surveillance, security investigations and preparation of reports on crimes/incidences affecting KRA personnel and assets,
·         Ensure availability and management of outsourced security services providers,
·         Oversee implementation of risk assessments and management plans,
·         Coordinate implementation of proactive security control measures and procedures in the Authority,
·         Oversee preparation of budget and annual procurement plan for the Division,
·         Manage and develop staff in the Division.
Qualifications
In service
·         A degree or a diploma in related security studies i.e. policing and security management, investigations and crime prevention, counter terrorism and other specialized security training,
·         Must have worked with discipline forces or private security at a senior level,
·         Must be a member of a relevant professional organization,
·         Seven (7) years experience at managerial level.
Skills & Competencies Required
·         Must have high standards of integrity,
·         Senior leadership and managerial skills,
·         Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills,
·         Interviewing skills,
·         Excellent organizational skills,
·         Mature and results oriented,
·         Team player.

Chief Manager - Testing Laboratory
Responsibilities
·         Providing technical leadership in provision of testing laboratory service to support revenue and enforcement functions of the Authority.
Tasks and outputs
·         Develops functional objectives and implements plans for provision of laboratory testing service.
·         Provide science based consultancy service to support interpretation and application of tax and border control policies.
·         Provides direction and operation guidance for the testing laboratory.
·         Develops, recommends and implements laboratory testing policies and procedures.
·         Directs the evaluation of technological advances and changes in services to support business process improvements.
·         Plan and direct research and development appropriate to laboratory testing function.
·         Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure quality of testing and safety of the work environment.
·         Establish and maintain liaison with relevant government agencies and other organisations on matters related to laboratory testing and related technology.
·         Performing such other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry or Applied Chemistry.
·         Masters degree will be an added advantage.
·         At least twelve (12) years relevant experience with three (3) years at managerial level.
Competencies required for this Role
·         Strong leadership and management skills.
·         Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise.
·         Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills.
·         Good communication and interpersonal skills.
·         Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with third parties and staff.
·         Excellent decision making capabilities.
·         Resilient, focused and results oriented.
·         Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
·         Broad knowledge of chemistry, good knowledge in the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature and familiar with relevant tax laws and related regulations.
·         Excellent ability to interpret scientific concepts, formulate and implement scientific programs and solutions to support administration of tax and related policies.

Software Developer
Grade: KRA ‘4’ – Supervisor – 3 Year Contract (Renewable)
Department: Corporate Support Services (CSS)
Division: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Location / Work Station: Nairobi
Supervisor: Assistant Manager, ICT
Supervisee: Officer – ICT
Job summary
The job holder is responsible for Development, Maintenance and Support of new systems or existing  business Systems – iTax
Responsibilities
·         Review business use cases
·         Develop system use cases and system design specifications
·         Develops new or enhance existing systems components including internal and external integrations based on agreed requirements.
·         Develops standard and adhoc reports and data management scripts as requested.
·         Ensures that the approved coding standards are consistently applied in every component developed
·         Conducts unit testing of developed components based on agreed quality criteria.
·         Prepare documentations (User manuals, Technical manuals, deployment instructions, roll back instructions, Issue and Tickets Logs etc) to ensure that they meet set quality criteria for each component.
·         Should be able to package the various components of the solutions being developed.
·         Participates in quality review meetings for the system
·         Provide guidance on to the technical teams.
·         Adhere to change control procedures for the systems
·         Provide support for post deployment application issues
·         Fix systems issues reported through a controlled process.
·         Resolves issues arising from Quality Assurance (QA) tests.
·         Prepares progress status reports as guided.
·         Participate in software quality assurance (UAT) of the software releases.
·         Participate in monitoring the application and integrations
·         Carry out Software Cost Estimation and Negotiations
·         Develop software solutions using J2EE Technologies
·         Optimize Database Queries
·         Develop Database Procedures and Packages
·         Any assignment given as and when directed by management
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field
·         Required Training/knowledge in the following
·         Database Development or Administration training i.e. Oracle or PostgreSQL
·         Training in Application Development languages i.e. Java
·         Training in Application and Web servers namely: JBOSS & Tomcat
·         Training in business systems analysis techniques and tools: e.g. Enterprise Architect.
·         Training in Application Development tools: – Eclipse, MyEclipse, NetBeans
·         Database Development or Administration training i.e. MySQL, MS SQL
·         Training in Systems modeling and design techniques
·         Training in Operating systems namely Linux, Red Hat, Unix
·         Knowledge on some software packaging tools e.g. Ant
·         Knowledge on software life cycle tools e.g. HP Load Runner
·         Training and working knowledge of reports generation tools and data management tools e.g. Jaspersoft, Crystal Reports
·         At least 3 years work experience in a busy application development and support environment
Skills required
·         Team player
·         Results oriented
·         Innovative
·         Interpersonal skills
·         Communication skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Organizational skills
·         Planning Skills
·         Documentation and report writing skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Negotiation skills

Data Operations Management Officer
Grade: KRA 3
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data  Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Supervisor – Master & Third Party Data Management
Job summary
Support development of analytics applications that gives insight to respective departments.
Responsibilities
·         Extraction of identified Data  and business objects
·         Design of Data  architecture  for optimization)
·         ETL process scheduling and maintenance
·         Requirements Gathering
·         BI Development
·         Preparation of Dash Boards
·         Data  modeling
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Mathematics Computer Science, Statistics, or related field.
·         1  years’ experience with Data  analysis or  ETL and Data  Warehouse concepts and processes
·         Technical Understanding and expertise in enterprise Data  modeling and programming
·         Interest in  learning  Data Warehousing and advanced analytics  Concepts
Skills required
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Modelling Supervisor
Grade: KRA 4
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor: Assistant Manager – Data Modeling
Job summary
Development of BI applications, reports, dashboards, risk analysis rules and CMT flows for respective business departments.
Responsibilities
·         Development of reports, metrics and dashboards and other business intelligence applications
·         Implementation of repositories for reports and dashboards.
·         Model business functions into a single hierarchy – process model, Data  structure model, Information flow model etc.
·         Implement Data  marts for identified subject areas
·         Develop appropriate end user dashboards and KPIs for various user groups (visualization)
·         Develop and maintain the relevant documentation of models and mapping for the BI solution
·         Development of risk knowledge bases and target groups.
·         Development of case management workflows.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.
·         3 years’ experience in Data analysis and developing reports such as revenue reports.
·         Experience working with Oracle Data  Base , SQL, PL/SQL
·         Experience developing dashboards and other BI applications
·         Experience working with business partners to develop technical solutions to solve a business need in a business analyst or similar role
·         Experience using ETL tools.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies and statistical modeling techniques is
Skills required
·         Proactively scans the environment and Keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non  technical audiences
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data  and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
·         Meticulous and with attention to detail
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Requirements Supervisor
Grade: KRA 4
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data  Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Assistant Manager- Data Requirements Management
Job summary
Development of advanced analytics applications gives insight to respective departments.
Responsibilities
·         Understand BI information and reporting requirements needs from user departments and subsequently gather requirements
·         Identify, scope, categorize business areas of interests/information/processes from user departments
·         Define and capture key performance metrics and formulae from user departments
·         Definition of target user groups
·         Building capacity among users for self-service BI
·         Roll out and training users of the BI platform
·         Evaluate Data  extraction requests
·         Data  champions
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Statistics or related field.
·         3 years developing organizational reports such as revenue reports.
·         Experience working on business cases, requirements, test cases, scenarios and scripts
·         Experience rolling out systems and training users
·         Experience in change management will be an added advantage.
·         Familiarity with Revenue collection practices and policies.
Skills required
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data  and develop recommendations.
·         Demonstrable behavioral analytical experience
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         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
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity

Data Science, Literacy & Communication Supervisor

Grade: KRA 4
Department: Strategy Innovation & Risk Management
Division: Corporate Data Office
Location: Head Office Times Tower
Supervisor:
Assistant Manager – Data Science, Literacy & Communication
Job summary
This role is responsible for developing  analytical solutions that  are geared towards providing insights into   contemporary  issues in Taxation
Responsibilities
·         Use advanced analytical techniques and tools ( including Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning)   to provide business insights
·         Determine internal and external Data  sources ( including Big Data  ) and relevant  tools to solve emerging business problems
·         Implement advanced visualization and discovery Develop and update advanced analytics models
Qualifications
·         Bachelors in   a highly quantitative field such as Data Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, or Applied Mathematics Required.
·         Membership of  a relevant Professional Body
·         Three (3)  years’ experience implementing predictive analytics, pattern matching or exploratory analysis, fraud detection & root cause analysis using statistical tools and algorithms.
·         Knowledge and experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques: statistical tests, regression, Experience querying databases with SQL
·         Experience  in use of diverse  analytical tools such as R, python   as well as developing analytics Models
·         Experience translating Business requirements into business rules / enterprise Data  models
·         Experience in Big Data  analytics.
·         Familiarity with contemporary issues in Taxation
Skills required
·         Proactively scans the environment and Keeps updated  with current  emerging trends in Analytical tools and skills
·         Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non  technical audiences
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize Data  and develop recommendations.
·         Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
·         Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
·         Meticulous and with attention to detail
·         Ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
·         A person of integrity
How to Apply
All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 5th June, 2019.
KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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