Akazi muri RRA, Imyanya 58 (DEADLINE: 23/09/2014)

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Akazi muri RRA, Imyanya 58 (DEADLINE: 23/09/2014)

Rwanda Revenue Authority is seeking to recruit self-motivated and qualified employees of high integrity to fill the following posts :

1. Job title : MANAGER FOR CORPORATE PLANNING (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 7

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager Corporate Planning, the Manager for Corporate Planning is responsible for the preparation of departmental action plans in conjunction with other departments, ensuring that the planned activities are implemented.

Responsibilities

Provide guidelines to RRA departments for the preparation of their annual action plans and ensure they are adhered to ;

Prepare annual action plan, budget and procurement plan for Planning and Research Department ;

Analyze revenue data from operational departments and make recommendations for improvement ;

Prepare quarterly, semi and annual progress reports on the implementation ofRRA Action Plan ;

Consolidate RRA weekly flash reports ;

Prepare documents and Power Point presentations to the meetings on RRA performance ;

Write articles for internal and external publication on RRA performance.

Draft RRA annual activity report.

Manage, guide, develop and coach staff under his/her supervision.

Job Specifications :

A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration or Management with 3 years in relevant technical and administrative experience or A Master’s degree in the above relevant areas with 2 years working experience.

Skills and Competences :

Ability to interpret statistical data,

Strong analytical skills,

Possess planning and organi7..ational skills,

Ability to follow specified procedures,

Ability to work under pressure,

Demonstrated managerial ability with limited supervision,

Ability to produce high quality reports and good communication skills,

Strong computer skills especially in Microsoft office like Excel, Word, Power point,

Strong team player,

Ability to evaluate the work of subordinates

2. Job title : MANAGER FOR RESEARCH AND POLICY ANALYSIS (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 7

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager for Research & Policy Analysis, the Manager for Research and Policy analysis, researches the implication of changes in economic policies and repotts on their impact on the tax base and revenue collection.

Responsibilities :

Reviews and acts on the impacts on compliance of legislative and procedural changes ;

Analyses and acts on trends of tax avoidance scheme and methods of tax evasion ;

Reviews and acts on the impact of external agreements affecting the RRA operations ;

Analyses the implications and impact of tax policy changes on revenue collection ;

Identifies ways and means through which the tax base can be widened ;

Acts as the secretary to the Internal Tax Policy Committee meetings ;

Ensures that research findings database is safeguarded for future reference ;

Provides timely and accurate performance reports to the Principal research and policy analyst officer ;

Coaches Planning & Research Department members

Job Specifications :

A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Statistics with 3 years working experience or A Masters degree in above relevant areas will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competences :

Ability to interpret economic phenomenon and statistical data

Strong analytical skills

Ability to conduct and fmalize a research project

Ability to follow specified procedures

Ability to work under pressure

Demonstrated managerial ability and ability to work with limited supervision

Ability to produce high quality reports and an avid communicator

Strong computer skills especially in statistical packages like Excel, Stata, Eviews, etc

A good command of the English language with French as an added advantage

Strong team player

Ability to evaluate the work of subordinates.

3. Job title : MODERNIZATION SPECIALIST (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 6

Under the supervision of the Head of Reform and Modernization Division, the Modernization Expert ensures the coordination and implementation of reform and modernization initiatives in Support Departments.

Responsibilities :

Designing and formulating modernization initiatives targeting continued modernization with Support Departments ; Carrying out the evaluation of various modernization initiatives implemented by Support Departments ; Monitoring the implementation of modernization initiatives within Support Departments ; IdentifYing and benchmarking international best practices that can lead to further improvements in Support Departments ; Developing refonn and modernization project papers, Advising on ways of improving customer service delivery in Support Departments ; Propose the implementation of modernization initiatives based on international conventions ; Ensure proper management of the funds and other modernization resources ; Crying out another task assigned by the supervisor.

Job Specifications :

A Bachelor’s degree in related qualification such as, Economics, Statistics,Commerce, Law, Finance, Business Administration or Management with at least 2 years in relevant technical and administrative experience

Skills :

Computer skills, ability to interpret and apply financial rules and regulations, ability to conduct research, proven leadership ability and the ability to evaluate the work of subordinates.

4. Job title : RISK ANALYSIS SPECIALIST (4 Positions)

The Post is on Grade 6

Under the supervision of the Head of Risk management for Support Departments Division , the Risk Analysis Specialist identifies the administrative risks, (from support department operations) analysis them and detennines their impact on RRA’s goals and objectives and also suggests possible measures to avoid such risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement.

Responsibilities

Ensure that Administrative Risks at corporate level are identified, likelihood impact analyzed and propose mitigation measures

Design, implement and maintain an overall risk management process and procedures

Analyze the Human Resources policies on the organization’s performanceMonitor developments in the regulatory framework and proactively adapt risk management process and procedures whenever necessary

Develop, review and improve RRA policies that affect compliance resources and strategies

Evaluate the risks associated to IT systems used by the institution and propose corrective measures,

Evaluate all projects that RRA takes up and risks involved before taken up,

Evaluate the impact of E-tax solutions on tax compliance level,

Identify factors affecting tax compliance and advice the management on strategies

aiming at influencing taxpayer’s compliance behaviour,

Carrying out any other task assigned by the supervisor.

Job Specifications : Bachelors degree in Economics, Statistics, BBA or Management related field.

Masters Degree in Business Administration or Management and any other related field or a diploma or high level certificate in Risk management, Corporate Governance is an added advantage.

Experience :

3 years working experience in relevant technical and administrative field of Risk Management.

Skills :

Ability to interpret and apply financial rules, regulations and knowledge of the provisions of the Organic Law on State Finance

Ability to manage and coordinate financial accounting activities performed at diverse revenue offices across the country

Proven ability to communicate effectively both written and orally

Excellent strategic, analytical, organizational and change management skills,

Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills,

Ability to conduct research

Ability to work under pressure and for odd hours

Report writing skills for both Qualitative and Quantitative Information

Proven leadership abilities and ability to evaluate work with massive data

Ability to be innovative

Risk Management skills

5. Job title : SENIOR RISK ANALYST (1 POSITION)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of Risk Analysis specialist, The Senior Risk Analyst Officer is responsible for managing ASYCUDA selectivity through development of selectivity criteria and parameters, preparing and maintaining importer, commodity, and origin and declaring risk profiles and monitoring audits results to update risk profiles and selectivity.

Responsibilities

Collects data on importers, commodities and origins using ASYCUDA World, Data Warehouse, tax arrears database and other sources of information to support risk assessment ;

Evaluates and reviews Risk assessment, analysis and selectivity ;

Develops selectivity criteria and parameters and update them regularly ;

Carrying out risk analysis activities to identify operational risks and targets ;

Developing appropriate mitigation strategies to address identified risks and referring action to other sections/departments as required ;

Conduct risk analysis to determine magnitude and consequences of risk and adopt the appropriate treatment ;

Train other staff on Risk Management issues

Prepares performance measurement reports on the ASYCUDA selectivity management activities ;

Develops, maintains and updates risk profiles for importers, commodities, origins and declaring ;

Produces monthly analytical report on Customs Clearance time from entry points up to exit of consignment and proposed solutions to overcome any identified delay ;

Undertakes quality checks of GCS and AEO’s declarations to ensure that information provided by GCS and AEO beneficiaries is accurate ;

Conducting compliance improvement management ;

Carrying out performance measurement in support of Customs activities ;

Prepares reports that are required by the Risk Analysis Expert ; and

Ensure that there is a balance between trade facilitation and control.

Job Specifications :

A bachelor’s degree in Management, Economics or Economics and Management or any other related fields with at least 2 years.

Abilities :

Report writing ;

Audit skills ;

Analytical skills ;

Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills,

Ability to work under pressure,

Ability to conduct research activities,

Communication skills ;

6. Job title : SENIOR TRAINING OFFICER (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of the Deputy Principal in charge of Administration for the Training Institute, the Senior Training Officer coordinates all training activities relating to training and assumes day to day responsibilities of facilitating trainers to deliver courses.

Responsibilities :

Coordinates designing of Curricula for RRA

Ensures that development needs identified in job analysis are included in the Training plan Under the supervision of the DP A participates in all training activities of the Institute

Assumes responsibility for the safety and administration of the training aids

Prepares annual procurement of Training resource persons required by the Department.

Facilitates training whenever appropriate or during the absence of a trainer

Maintains statistics on-time attendance of trainees on training venues

Prepares Terms of reference for the consultants required by the department

Evaluates the quality of services before submission of invoices for approval

Ensures periodic reports are submitted to the Principal of the Training Institute.

Job Specifications :

A Bachelor’s of art in Education or any other related field with at least 2 years teaching experience in a higher institution of learning.

Skills :

Ability to design Curricula

Excellent communication skills

Very fluent in English and some working knowledge of French

Excellent knowledge of evaluating training

Some knowledge in revenue administration

Capable of identifying training needs across RRA

Ability to work as a Team

Excellent reporting and writing skills

Able to work independently with less supervision

Able to begin work immediately

7. Job title : LIBRALIAN (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of the Deputy Principal in Charge of Administration, the librarian will coordinate and execute all library activities of the institute and assume day to day responsibilities to facilitate use of library facilities by all RRA staff at the Institute and other designated areas.

Responsibilities :

Together with the Deputy Principal in Charge of Administration will prepare the budget for library facilities

Coordinate and oversee effective sourcing of library reference material to be used by trainees,trainers and other staff

Coordinate identification of books in consultation with staff based on training needs identified

Together with the IT expert design library website relevant links for electronic library users

Coordinate purchase of books with procurement unit

Supervises the smooth running of the library, institute property, and office services

Executes and sensitizes all staff to use library materials both on line and physically

Identify relevant publishers and subscribe the institute to them to get information on new books

Oversees the safety of all library materials of the Institute

Facilitate on-line courses.

Ensure periodic reports are handed to the senior administration officer

Job Specifications :

A Bachelor’s degree in librarianship or a bachelor’s degree in office administration with at least 2 years experience in librarian position of which most should preferably be with higher learning Institution.

Skills :

Ability to oversee and organize a library, In depth knowledge of research skills, Strong planning skills, Strong communication skills, Good writing skill, Budgeting skills, MS Office, Process design, Ability to interact with other staff.

8. Job title : HR POLICIES AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICER (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the Supervision of the Human Resources Policies and Strategic Planning group leader, the HR Policies and Strategic Planning officer is responsible for participating in planning of Long-term human resource strategies for RRA.

Responsibilities :

Designs career path strategies for staff members and departments ;

Designs a compensation system that will reward performance while taking into account RRA financial constraints and realities of market ;

Planning long-term Human resource requirements, taking into account socio-economic prospects of Rwanda,

Collects and interprets statistics for RRA staff ;

Evaluates implementation of HR processes ;

Identifying trainable employees for retention program

Ensures processes are properly designed in all divisions and designs own section processes ;

Preparing reports to the Division Head.

Working closely with departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures ;

Job Specifications :

Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management or Public Administration, Business Administration in HR with 2 years relevant technical and administrative experience or a diploma or high level HR professional certificate or a Master’s degree in any related field is an added advantage.

Skills :

Knowledge of modern HR practices, strategic role ofHR department in modem organizations.

Knowledge of compensation systems based on performance ;

Good communication skills ;

Good analytical skills ;

Detail oriented and results oriented skills

Good organizational skills and job interviewing skills ;

Excellent reporting and writing skills

Able to work independently with less supervision

9. Job title : RECRUITMENT & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of the Recruitment and Development Group Leader, the recruitment and skills development officer is in charge of providing information and assistance to the departments by establishing training strategic plans, in career planning and development. Manpower planning, continuously analysis of jobs in the organizations and ensure that job Descriptions reflect changing circumstances in the organizations.

Responsibilities :

Participate in designing training plans for all departments of the RRA, ensuring that development needs identified in job analysis are included.

Designing and expanding training and development programs based on both the organization’s and the individual’s needs ;

Collect data of Training needs from RRA staff appraisals forms ;

Evaluating training and development programs ;

Prepare relevant reports as required by management ;

Generates recruitment related reports and training needs ;

Drafts employment letters and contracts for selected candidates ;

Responsible for designing induction process for new hires ;

Coordinates the entire induction process ;

Monitors the labor legislation and implements required changes to keep the process

compliant ;

Participates in the Recruitment process and Human Resource Planning ;

Job Specifications :

Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management or Public Administration, Business Administration in HR with 2 years relevant technical and administrative experience or a diploma or high level HR professional certificate or a Master’s degree in any related field is an added advantage.

Skills

Knowledge of modern HR practices strategic role of HR department in modem organizations ;

Good writing and verbal communication skills ;

Preferably psychometric testing abilities ;

Good analytical skills ;

Good organizational skills and job interviewing skills ;

10. Job title : JUDICIAL INVESTIGATION OFFICER (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of the Deputy Commissioner for Legal and Board Secretariat department, the Judicial Investigation Officer follows up criminal cases in Prosecution process and Courts.

Responsibilities :

Determine if there is sufficient evidence in support of a particular criminal case ; Assess legal issues and related merits of the criminal case ; Provide guidance and advice on prosecution issues ; Follow up the cases under prosecution process and in Courts ; Report on the criminal cases in prosecution Process and in Courts ; Ensure that there is smooth working relationship between RRA and Prosecutor General’s Office and other relevant Authorities.

Job Specifications :

Bachelor’s degree in Law with at least 2 years experience in law practice in any recognised institution.

Skills :

To interpret and apply laws, to analyse and prepare criminal cases, Communication skills, Computer skills.

11. Job title : JUNIOR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of the Senior Systems Administrator, the Junior System Administrator will manage including configure, monitor and upgrade servers, personal computers, and any other system required.

Responsibilities :

Monitor and configure servers

Maintain security and the performance of the system

Manage the system backups and recovery

Install new System and advise on system to be used

Maintain Operating Systems patches and virus definitions on Corporate Antivirus

Install new version and update

Servers troubleshooting in general.

Job Specifications :

Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or information technology.

Skills/ Ability :

Technical knowledge in Unix and Linux systems Administration

Technical knowledge in Windows technologies Administration (Active Directory, File Server,

DNS, DHCP, Group Policy) on Windows 2003,2008, and 2012.

Technical knowledge on the use of client OS (Ubuntu, Windows7, Windows8)

Technical knowledge on Virtualization technologies such as VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V

Technical knowledge on Storage Area Networks

Technical knowledge on VoiP and Call center technologies

13. Job title : SYSTEM DEVELOPER (3 Positions)

The Post is on Grade 5

Under the supervision of the Senior Systems Administrator, the Junior System Administrator will manage configure, monitor and upgrade servers, personal computers, and any other system required.

Responsibilities :

Monitor and configure servers Maintain security and the performance of the system Manage the system backups and recovery Install new System and advise on system to be used Maintain Operating Systems patches and virus defmitions on Corporate Antivirus Install new version and update Servers troubleshooting in general.

Job Specifications :

Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or information technology.

Skills/ Ability :

Technical knowledge in Unix and Linux systems Administration

Technical knowledge in Windows technologies Administration (Active Directory, File Server,

DNS, DHCP, Group Policy) on Windows 2003, 2008, and 2012.

Technical knowledge on the use of client OS (Ubuntu, Windows7, Windows8)

Technical knowledge on Virtualization technologies such as VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V

Technical knowledge on Storage Area Networks

Technical knowledge on VoiP and Call center technologies

14. Job title : TAX OFFICERS (15 Positions)

The Post is on Grade 4

The Tax officer reports to the Tax Audit Team Leader.

Main duties and responsibilities

1. Performs office audits of tax accounts for individual and enterprises by :

obtaining cases assigned from tax accounting system ;

obtaining taxpayer’s accounts details from their accounting system ;

obtaining all relevant documents from filing and documentation room ;

reviewing accotmt balance details and analyzing compliance to the tax

legislation ;

instructing notices of reassessment ;

Preparing reports for the audit supervisor. 2. Performs field audits of tax accounts of Individual and simple (Individual, NonIndividual) companies/enterprises by obtaining cases assigned from tax system ;
3. Provides information to taxpayers to increase their understanding of existing tax laws, regulations and procedures by explaining tax tables and methods of tax computations and assisting in the interpretation of the relevant tax laws.

Job Specifications :

To hold a Bachelors degree in the following areas ; Management, Accounting sciences, BBA- Accounting or Finance, Bachelor of Commerce- Accounting or Finance.

Knowledge and skills

ability to make mathematical calculations ;

ability to interpret and apply financial rules and regulations ;

ability to follow specified procedures ;

ability to maintain accurate records ;

to be computer literate : Word, Excel and FMIS Language : To be fluent in English or French

14. Job title : CUSTOMS OFFICERS (17 Positions)

The Post is on Grade 4

Under the supervision of the Customs Station Manager, the customs officer is responsible of the following ;

Verifies and validates documents for transit goods ;

Identifies cases of evasion and investigate them ;

Collects customs duty and ensures that duty payable is received, secured and banked ;

Prepares regular reports on activities and issue them to the station manager ;

Prepares and delivers to the revenue accountant weekly collection reports.

Job Specifications : To hold a Bachelors degree in the following areas : Management, Accounting Sciences, Economics and Management, BBA- Accounting or Finance, Bachelor of Commerce Accounting or Finance.

Knowledge and skills :

Good analytical and organizational skills, Ability to follow specified procedures, To be computer literate : Word and Excel ; Language : To be fluent in English or French

15. Job title : MEDIA PRODUCTION OFFICER (1 Position)

The Post is on Grade 4

Under the supervision of Senior Production Officer, the Assistant Media Production officer will be in charge of the following tasks :

Create promotional materials and work with outside vendors such as graphic designers, printers, photographers and to make sure all communications reflect the standards and mission of RRA

Develop the media data base establishing and developing private lists as required and updating files held on key journalist’s publications

Liaise with journalists to cover up RRA news.

Production of external and internal corporate communications and publicity materials e.g. Magazine, News release, brochures, Posters and other relevant corporate materials.

Do camera shootings that include : Feature films, TV documentaries, promos & trailers, and corporate videos,

Do both Audio Visual production and video editing

Provide technical skills to maintain RRA both photos and Video cameras.

Commissioning and undertaking photographic work for news, publications, display and achieve purposes

Prepares the production of RRA monthly TV and Radio program.

Making announcements and distribute them to the selected media institution.

Any other activity that may be assigned by the supervisor

Job Specifications :

Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communication, social Sciences or Journalism and at least 2 years in Public Relations or Customer services

Skills :

Communication skills, Customers care and Computer skills

16. Job title : EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (3 Positions)

The Post is on Grade 4

Under the supervision of the Regional coordinator, the Administrative assistant helps the regional coordinator to coordinate all the RRA activities in respective province.

Responsibilities

To receive and register all documents from different stations other than Kigali

To receive all incoming and outgoing letters from the Regional coordinator’s office

To request for, distribute and receive receipt books that are needed in the provinces stations.

Gather all reports coming from all stations in the province.

To organize and prepare programs for meetings concerning TAC, Tax education, etc

Prepare and update the list of taxpayers in the province

Analyses the enforcement of tax arrears, tax declaration and auditing that has been done.

Make all the requisitions for the necessary items in the province

Carryout any other activity as assigned by the supervisor

Job Specifications :

Bachelor degree in Administration, Management, Economics, public administration or any other related field.

Skills :

Ability to follow specified procedures, Team management skills, Communication skills Computer skills and report writing skills.

17. Job_title : ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS (5 Positions)

The Post is on Grade 3

Under the supervision of the Head of Department, the secretary is responsible for handling all correspondences and telephone communications as well as making arrangements for the Deputy or Commissioner’s meetings.

Responsibilities :

Good analytical and organizational skills ;

Monitors all correspondence and phone communications within the Head of department’s office

Types all documents and correspondence

Makes all necessary arrangements to ensure the Head of department’s attendance in the meetings.

Assists with typing and other administrative matters in other divisions when required to do so.

Relays all information from the Director’s or Commissioner’s office to other staff members

Prepares agendas and minutes for all meetings in the Department

Supervises messenger, photocopier and mail officer in the department, ensuring they perform their duties according to the desired standards

Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Job Specifications :

Diploma in secretarial studies or equivalent in a related field preferably management with at least 2years working experience.

Skills :

Ms Office and typing speed of at least 80 words per minute, good writing and report writing abilities and Good communication abilities.

HOW TO APPLY :

Candidates should download job application form from RRA website www.rra.gov.rw and fulfill it :

Candidates with over 45 years of age are not allowed to apply.

Candidates should forward an application letter, a well filled Job application form, Curriculum vitae, a copy of national identity card, copy of academic transcripts as per required qualification to the Commissioner General of Rwanda Revenue Authority, through the Deputy Commissioner for Human Resources , not later than 23/09 2014 at 4:00 pm.

The candidates whose application files are not properly fulfilled shall not be considered.

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