Director – Strategy, Research & Innovation

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Director - Strategy, Research & Innovation

  • Post Date:June 12, 2023
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  • Career Level Director
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 10-15 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of DIRECTOR — STRATEGY, RESEARCH & INNOVATION — LEVEL 3 (1 POST) within the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) — an equal opportunity employer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and approve the planning cycle for development and reviewing of the Strategic Plan.
  • Participate in the development and reviewing of the Strategic Plan and divisional Business Plans in consultation with the appointed service provider.
  • Review and approve the Monitoring & Evaluation Framework for the Strategic Plan.
  • Provide all strategic related information and guidance to divisions.
  • Identify relevant business research work to be undertaken to inform decision making for the organisation.
  • Provide technical support to operational departments on tax policy related issues.
  • Undertake revenue compliance reporting and analysis with a view to identifying, for each tax type, the tax gap, trends in taxpayer compliance behaviour and recommend the most appropriate compliance management strategies.
  • Periodically undertake analysis of the Zimbabwe economy in order to project macro-economic fundamentals and their impact on the tax base and future revenue collections.
  • Provide technical support to the Customs division and the Government in regional integration initiatives such SADC initiatives and other relevant institutions.
  • Represent the organisation in regional integration meetings to provide technical guidance on trade data and tax statistics.
  • Develop systems and processes to track, monitor and evaluate all components of the Authority’s modernisation initiative.
  • Determine available international technical assistance resources.
  • Work closely with other divisions to ensure projects are developed, executed, monitored and evaluated.
  • Provide relevant technical training in project management to the project champions/project team leaders.
  • Monitor implementation status of all projects in the Authority.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in business, finance, economics, research actuarial science or related field.
  • At least 10 years working experience of which five (5) are at senior management Level;
  • Knowledge of Tax and Customs is added advantage.
  • Clean class 4 driver’s licence.

Other Competencies

  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure and long hours.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Unquestionable integrity.

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae by 15 June 2023; all applications should be emailed to [email protected] clearly stating the position applied for and addressed to:

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

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.