Assistant Manager – Prosecution

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Job Summary

This role is responsible for supervising, coordinating and conducting Tax and Customs prosecutorial responsibilities, duties and tasks.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description/Requirements

DEPARTMENT: Investigation & Enforcement

DIVISION: Investigations

SECTION/UNIT: Prosecutions          

REPORTS TO:  Manager - Prosecution


JOB PURPOSE

This role is responsible for supervising, coordinating and conducting Tax and Customs prosecutorial responsibilities, duties and tasks.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise prosecution led investigations to achieve a conviction in order to communicate deterrence to the Public.
  • Identify gaps in the prepared files and recommend on how to cover them to ensure the case meets the evidentiary threshold. 
  • Review charge sheets prepared by supervisors and officers for the management on cases for prosecution.
  • Review other drafted court pleadings prepared by supervisees for management of cases in court. 
  • Recommend to the management matters to be settled out of court by preparing briefs with recommendations on the same
  • Provide legal opinions to the management to facilitate decision making -
  • Coordinate pre-trial briefing of witnesses of cases before a court of law
  • Prepare operational reports to management to seal tax loopholes in the Law and/or improve revenue administration
  • Supervise compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective presentation and execution of business risks.
  • Day-to-day operations and supervision of staff in the unit
  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
  • Facilitate initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit.

Academic qualification:

  • A university degree in law, business administration, economics or related field from a recognized institution.

Professional qualification:

  • Tax Law
  • Valid LSK practicing certificate
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification is an added advantage

Professional experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years work experience and 1 year at Supervisor level in similar role.

Note:

  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 21st January 2021.
  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 for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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