Manager – Talent Management

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for overseeing the implementation of strategies that will enable the organization to attract, measure, develop and manage the organization’s talent pool


Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

Develop core competencies for various job roles supported by training & development strategies and systems
Facilitate the realization of result-oriented culture evidently driven by suitable performance management, and leadership development
Oversee the effectiveness of talent development structure and systems in achieving compliance requirements, optimal efficiency, resource utilization and cost containment
Identify critical roles as well as build and monitor succession plans for critical roles to ensure business continuity
Build and implement programs for leadership development to enable the leadership deliver on the business strategy
Conduct talent assessments and develop mentoring and coaching sessions for employees
Discuss career-path options with high-potential employees
Conduct skills gap analyses to determine personnel needs
Perform benchmark analyses and advise the HR leadership on market trends with regards to attracting and retaining talent
Monitoring and evaluating talent management strategies and reporting on the same
Maintenance of an updated talent pool
Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development 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.
Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility

Development and Management of Training of Budgets
Approval of Requisitions For Procurement
Approval of Imprest/IOU

Responsibility for Physical Assets

Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.
Provide oversight for all departmental physical assets.

Decision Making / Job Influence

Make strategic, operational and financial decisions.
Assigns work to subordinates.
Monitors subordinates work performance.
Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance.

Working Conditions

Works predominantly in a comfortable environment
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

A degree in Human Resource Management or related field from a recognized institution.
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP)
Membership to a Professional Body – IHRM

Previous relevant work experience required.

Minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar role, 2 years of which should be at entry-level management.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

Excellent leadership and people management skills
Technological ability
Tax business understanding
Strategy design
Risk management and analysis
Good decision-making capabilities
Good planning and organizational skills
Resilient, focused and results-oriented
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
Good negotiation and interpersonal skills


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About Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisions to be implemented by KRA Management. The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the President of the Republic of Kenya . The Chief Executive of the Authority is the Commissioner General who is appointed by the Minister for Finance. PURPOSE OF KRA Assessment , Collection, Administration and Enforcement of laws relating to revenue.