Head Advisory & Legal Compliance

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Head Advisory & Legal Compliance

  • Post Date:May 11, 2022
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the position of HEAD ADVISORY & LEGAL COMPLIANCE – LEVEL 5 that has arisen within the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) – an equal opportunity employer.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advisory services to the Authority, Ministry of Finance & Economic Development and other stakeholders on legislation administered by ZIMRA;
  • Monitor and evaluate the Authority’s compliance with various laws that govern its operations;
  • Provide legal advice and opinions on the interpretation of revenue laws to both ZIMRA staff and its stakeholders;
  • Draft new and amended legislation;
  • Advise ZIMRA staff on the new and amended legislation affecting the operations of the Authority;
  • Analyse landmark judgments and advise ZIMRA’s Operations divisions of their implications;
  • Participate in pre-budget meetings for the National Budgeting process and provide advice on fiscal issues;
  • Participate in the Tax Reform Committee as the Secretariat and initiate research on tax reforms;
  • Participate in the negotiation and drafting of tax treaties, Memoranda of
  • Understanding and other similar or related instruments;
  • Prepare the Authority’s legal compliance framework documents;
  • Coordinate the preparation and compilation of legal compliance reports for the Authority;
  • Manage the Advisory and Compliance Section through supervising, reviewing and validating legal opinions, compliance reports and other work prepared by the Legal Officers;
  • Partake in the formulation and development of the Legal Services division’s strategy plan and budget;
  • Provide legal advice on matters arising in National Works Council and National Employment Council meetings and;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director Legal Services.

Job skills and Competencies

  • Excellent leadership abilities, decision making and critical thinking skills;
  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure and beyond stipulated hours;
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines and;  Unquestionable integrity.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Law, Taxation or any related field;
  • A Masters’ degree is an added advantage;
  • At least 5 years working experience in a legal advisory environment at managerial Level;
  • Computer literacy is a requirement;
  • Knowledge of Zimbabwe Tax Laws is an added advantage and;
  • Ability to use SAP is an added advantage.

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications, by 13 May 2022. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for as your E-mail Subject Reference and addressed to:

The Director Human Capital
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
6th Floor ZB Centre
Corner First Street / Kwame Nkrumah Avenue
P. O. Box 4360

NB: All applicants who had responded to previous adverts should not apply.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.