KRA Customs & Border Control Commissioner Job in Kenya

Kenya Revenue Authority

Executive Recruitment

Commissioner of Customs & Border Control

Kenya Revenue Authority is the principal revenue collector for the Government of Kenya, with the primary goal of delivering Kenya to financial self-sufficiency through effective tax revenue mobilization.

In pursuit of our goal, we seek to recruit a Commissioner responsible for Customs & Border Control whose key mandates among others, are to:

  • Implement strategies to effectively control cross boarder movement of goods and to interdict trafficking in illicit and harmful products.
  • Implement strategies to promote efficient cross border movement of goods ¡n line with Kenya’s stated international trade goals.
  • Implement strategies to effectively collect revenue due from cross border trading activities and to counter possible tax evasion.
  • Manage departmental resources and budgets.
  • Manage and motivate staff to deliver high impact performance.

Candidate Profile

Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • University Degree in Security Management, Business, Economics, Fiscal Management, Law or Related field.
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience in Customs or Security Management operations, at least ten (10) of which must be in middle and senior management levels.
  • Strong appreciation of Customs practice and operations.
  • Knowledge of National Security management strategies and requirements.
  • Masters Degree ¡n the relevant fields shall confer added advantage.
  • Candidates should demonstrate strong leadership, team building and communications skills.

This is a key position open to persons with the relevant exposure and experience. It should interest those with a passion for success and who aspire to make discernible change that positively impacts Kenya and its people.

Candidates interested in the position should apply in the prescribed format on or before Wednesday, 3rd October 2018.

Only applications made through KRA’s electronic portal qualify for admission.

To apply, log onto and follow the instructions provided, detailing the application process.

In case of difficulty accessing or completing the application, applicants may send email queries to

Candidates are advised against any form of canvassing as this will lead to automatic disqualification.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming.

Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:
Job Title
Job Category
Job Type
Company / Organization
Approx. Salary
Job Opening Date
Job Expiry Date
Job Details
Job Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance
Updated: September 21, 2018 — 6:29 am