Director Research and Planning at Zanzibar Revenue Authority

Vacancy title:
Director Research and Planning

Jobs at:

Zanzibar Revenue Authority

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, March 30 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Zanzibar, East Africa

Date Posted:Thursday, March 30 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Zanzibar Revenue Authority (herein referred ZRA) is the central body of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar for Tax Revenues Administration in Zanzibar established under Act number 11 of year 2022. In order to enhance efficiency in tax revenue administration in Zanzibar, ZRA intends to fill different vacancies to qualified applicants from ZRA, Employees of Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar as well as other applicants from different Institutions possessing Zanzibar Identity Cards.
The following are posts to be filled in ZRA:

Commissioners for Revenue Departments, Directors and Heads of Units

Research and Planning Department

• To conduct different research relating to taxes, tax collection and tax base;
• To provide professional advice and prepare different ZRA plans including preparation of tax, policy, finance, economic and business analysis;
• To prepare and monitor tax compliance risk factors and ensure provision of good services;
• And to prepare plans for the development of ZRA.

Primary Qualifications
Education and Experience

i. Applicant should have at least a Bachelor Degree in related field
ii. Applicant must have seven (7) years’ working experience, out of which;
iii. Not less than four (4) years at a managerial level;
iv. Not less than three (3) years in performing duties related to the post applied for

Competence and Personal Attributes
Applicants should have the following competences and personal attributes;
i. Should not have been prosecuted by any court of law for criminal offence(s) or disciplinary action undertaken against him/her; or being prosecuted for dishonesty or misuse of office;
ii. Should be hardworking with a vision of moving ZRA to the next level;
iii. Should not have been suspected or involved himself / herself in any way, with offences relating to tax evasion or corruption;
iv. Should be able to lead the department, unit or division to achieve the set goals;
v. Should be in a position to understand and capable of making analysis and provide advice relating to different polices and Authority’s directives.
vi. Should be able to prepare and monitor budget within his/ her department, division or unit;
vii. Should be able to go extra mile to ensure that departmental/ units/ or division goals are met;
viii. Should possess negotiation skills;
ix. Should be able to lead teams and build good relationship with ZRA staff and other stakeholders
x. Should be in a position to work at any time within twenty-four (24) hours of a day.

Secondary Qualifications (Added Advantage)
1. Professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, CCNA, CSI CPSP etc.)
2. Proof of competence in the area applied for
3. Proof or records of exemplary performance
4. The eligible applicants on the aforesaid posts are from ZRA, Employees of Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar as well as other applicants from different Institutions possessing Zanzibar Identity Cards.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
The eligible applicants on the aforesaid posts are from ZRA and Employees of Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar.

All applicants are required to submit their applications (written in English), together with their well written CV, attached with academic certificates, two photographs (passport size) and a copy of their Zanzibar National Identity Card. All applications should be addressed to Commissioner General, Zanzibar Revenue Authority, ZANZIBAR, and submitted physically within working hours to ZRAs office, Mazizini-Zanzibar room number 127 first floor not later than 30th March, 5.00 P.M. Applications for more than one post will not be processed.

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