Chief Manager,Engineering Job, Current Engineering Jobs,


 This job is responsible for overseeing the implementation of revenue and enforcement projects and leading the planning of major programs on behalf of the Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the formulation and approval of project master lists for aid funded/government funded or other projects where exemption is granted on machinery, equipment and materials used in their implementation.
  • Monitor and supervise draw down of the machinery/equipment/materials used in the implementation of aid funded projects.
  • Inspect aid funded projects once completed and before cancellation of customs bonds to ensure that all materials/equipment/machinery imported have been fully accounted for.
  • Advise management and put in place measures and strategies to seal loopholes that may result in misuse of project related materials/equipment and thereby occasioning loss of government revenue/taxes.
  • Participate in valuation of equipment after completion of projects before transfer or conversion to ensure that full taxes are collected.
  • Provide technical guidance upon referral on matters touching on exemptions from the various departments for example determination of conversion rates of raw materials for Duty Remission Scheme, Identification of spares for machinery as provided for under EACCMA among others.
  • Be part of the Committee that vets and registers manufacturers for exemption on industrial spares.
  • Provide technical support in the implementation of other tax measures like the excisable goods management system on manufactured items where factory inspection is required.
  • Support the audit processes within the various departments within KRA where technical expertise is required for example audit of construction firms, factory installations etc.


  • At least seven (7) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Engineer or equivalent in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s degree  in  Engineering  or  any  other  relevant  and  equivalent qualification from a recognized university
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
  • Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage.
  • Experience supervising donor-funded projects will be an added advantage


  • Strategic thinking
  • Decision making
  • Customer focus
  • Communication
  • People management
  • Delivering results
  • Analytical thinking
  • Financial Management
  • Ability to function individually and in ad hoc teams
  • Project management skills


  • 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 30th March 2021.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

How to Apply

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