Chairperson – Commission on Revenue Allocation at PSCK (Public Service Commission Kenya)

Last Updated on March 3, 2023

Chairperson - Commission on Revenue Allocation at PSCK

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission; Independence Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments; It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years. The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President. The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities. Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.

We are currently recruiting to fill the following position;

Chairperson – Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA)

For appointment as Chairperson of the Commission on Revenue Allocation, a person  should: 

  • Hold a degree from a university or an equivalent professional qualification recognized in Kenya;
  • Have professional experience in financial and economic matters of at least fifteen (15) years of 
  • Have had a distinguished career in his/her respective field; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

A person shall not be qualified for appointment as Chairperson of the Commission on Revenue Allocation if the person:

  1. is a member of Parliament or County Assembly;
  2. is a member of a governing body of a political party;
  3. is an undischarged bankrupt;
  4. has been removed from public office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other law; and
  5. has not met his or her legal obligations relating to tax and other statutory obligations.


  • The Chairperson of the Commission on Revenue Allocation shall be appointed for a single term of six years, shall not be eligible for re[1]appointment and shall serve on a part-time basis.
  • The salary and allowances payable to the Chairperson of the Commission on Revenue Allocation, being a state officer, shall be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission

Method of Application

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to present original of the following documents during the interviews:

  • National Identity Card:
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts; 
  • Any other supporting documents and testimonial; and 

Current and Valid clearances from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority; 
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • A Registered Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Police Clearance Certificate); 
  • Printed Online Self-Declaration Application Acknowledgement Receipt or a Self-Declaration Form duly stamped by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission for University Education (CUE) for candidates who possess degrees from foreign universities; and 
  • Recommendations from relevant professional bodies (where applicable)
  • Names of all applicants and shortlisted candidates shall be published after the closure of the advert. 


  • Candidates may apply manually or online.
  • Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card, testimonials, clearances and any other relevant supporting documents should be made as follows:
  • Manual Applications may be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked 

“Application for Chairperson, Commission on Revenue Allocation” and addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO
Public Service Commission 
P.O. Box 30095 – 00100

  • Online Applications may be submitted via e-mail:
  • All applications should reach the Public Service Commission on or before 16th March, 2023 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time). 
  • Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

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