Responsible for (Purpose of the job)
Oversees the Functions and Operations of the Litigation Section, provision of legal advice, preparation of legal documents and guiding litigation.
Tasks and outputs:
Formulate and implement strategies for the Litigation Section.
Manage the pre-litigation process between KRA and other parties and render advice to avoid unnecessary litigation.
Manage the Litigation function.
Preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
Manage compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
Manage research and review of legislation that impact on KRA and recommend any necessary amendments.
Manage stakeholder engagements (External Counsel, Judiciary, DPP, EACC, AG).
Manage the preparation of Memoranda of Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
Manage post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue Departments.
Manage the drafting of pleadings and defenses.
Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
Manage the general performance of staff in the Section.
Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.
Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
A Post graduate diploma in Law.
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
Leadership, Management and Governance courses.
Minimum years of experience
7 years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice, 3 of which should be in a management position in a comparable organization.
Competencies required for this role
Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
Excellent decision-making skills and capabilities
Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills
Resilient, focused and results oriented.
Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
Job Application Guidelines
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Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)
How to apply
For more information and job application details, see; https://www.kra.go.ke/careers/1453-chief-manager-cm-%E2%80%93-litigation