Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Legal Counsel II - 5 Posts


Published by Jobstanzania on July 05, 2017

On behalf of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Public Service Recruitment
Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts as mentioned below.

BACKGROUND
The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 11 of 1995, and started its operations on 1st July, 1996. In carrying out its statutory functions, TRA is regulated by law, and is responsible for administering impartially various taxes of the Central Government.

LEGAL COUNSEL II – 5 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General duties are to conduct prosecution and litigation of civil and criminal cases related to TRA and promptly report progress on each stage as well as the final outcome, specifically will.
(i) Identify Court cases which are suitable for settlement out of judicial processes and recommend to the supervisor;
(ii) Draft legal documents as may be assigned;
(iii) Give legal opinions or advise on matters related to functions and operations of TRA;
(iv) Propose amendment and give interpretation of laws administered by TRA;
(v) Handle administrative activities of the department as may be directed;
(vi) Identify potential risks in relation to activities of the department and report to the supervisor;
(vii) Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports; and
(viii) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
(i) Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognised Institution/University;
(ii) An advocate registered in Tanzania or with a permission of the Chief Justice to practise law as an advocate in Tanzania; and
(iii) Masters’ Degree in Law or Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation/Custom will be an added advantage.

Key Competences
(i) Leadership and Team Building;
(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;
(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability;
(iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and
(vi) Computer Literacy.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
(i) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age and be ready to be placed in any region within Tanzania mainland;
(ii) Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
(iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
(iv) Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
(a) Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
(b) Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
(c) Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
(d) Computer Certificates;
(e) Professional certificates from relevant authorities;
(f) One recent passport size picture;
(g) Birth certificate
(v) Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted;
(vi) Testimonials and all Partial transcripts will not be accepted;
(vii) Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;
(viii) Applicants employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
(ix) Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
(x) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
(xi) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
(xii) Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
(xiii) Deadline for application is 17th July, 2017;
(xiv) Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
(xv) Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; and
(xvi) Application letters should be written in Swahili or English,

All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the
following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ (This address can also be found
at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)


OR
NOTE: APPLICATION LETTER MUST BE SIGNED AND ATTACHED DURING APPLICATION SUBMISSION BEARING THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
THE SECRETARY,
PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT, MAKTABA COMPLEX,
27 BIBI TITI MOHAMED ROAD,
P.O.BOX 63100, 11102
DAR ES SALAAM



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