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Exciting Career Opportunity

Outstanding Career Opportunity as Head, VAT Administrat

Exciting Career Opportunity

The Job summary

The Head, VAT Administration will initiate, promote and ensure the implementation of initiatives that will produce a significant increase in VAT revenues. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Review the emerging VAT compliance strategy, and any other information available and identify likely initiatives that will lead to increased VAT revenues
  • Oversee effective debt management action against non-payers
  • Establish and implement systematic (risk based) audit programmes
  • Ensure effective investigation and intelligence (as well as using third party data in addition to information on imports)
  • Ensure appeals are dealt with expeditiously
  • Curtail leakage at the retail level through tax evasion from undeclared sales
  • Strengthen the offices capabilities in compliance and technology solutions offering
  • Act as central point of contact – liaising with colleagues with respect to VAT compliance
  • Identify issues and opportunities to continuously improve the VAT compliance processes
  • Propose improvement possibilities to raise effectiveness and efficiency of the work processes
  • Work with the management and leadership team to further identify and develop revenue raising opportunities
  • Prepare a detailed VAT compliance improvement strategy to promote and lead the implementation of initiatives to ensure that they produce a significant increase in VAT revenues

Professional and Academic Qualification:

  • Master’s degree or its equivalent in Finance, Economics, Taxation or related field of study
  • Membership of a relevant professional body (ACCA, ICA, CIT etc.) will be an added advantage


  •  A minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience in tax administration

Essential and Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in tax management at a strategic level and leading tax reforms
  • Broad knowledge of tax management
  • Strong VAT compliance background
  • Strong strategic thinking skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills including experience of building relationships with senior government officials
  • Experience of leading a high-level reform programme, project or change management.
  • Experience of risk management and monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience of implementing VAT compliance systems 

closing date

Kindly send your application with a detailed CV to

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.