Director for internal affairs (Job reference - DIA/01/13)

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Director for internal affairs (Job reference - DIA/01/13)

Position Summary:
The incumbent will be responsible for building a good ethical climate in TRA by assessing the effectiveness of strategies, regulations and policies in achieving the desired level of legal and ethical compliance while identifying fraud and recommending and implementing preventive measures.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage day to day activities of Internal Affairs Department by planning and monitoring implementation of the activities of the department.
  • Formulating, implementing and evaluating the Institutional Integrity Management System;
  • Provide professional advice to the Authority Management and staff on ethics matters and develop, implement and administer proactive strategies and programmes to counteract fraud and other forms of unethical conduct.
  • Liaise and work in collaborations with state organs and individuals to establish and maintain a secure working environment, identify unethical behaviours among staff and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
  • Provide leadership, direction and devise specific strategies and actions to effectively prevent all kinds of unethical staff behaviour including planned theft, vandalism or sabotages and appropriately plan for safeguarding Government revenue, the Authority assets, properties, installations, infrastructure, systems and employees.
  • Coordinating with other government agencies in effecting fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigations;
  • Liaising with the Head of Human Resources Department and with other law enforcing agents in promoting legal and ethical compliance related to staff integrity;
  • Ensure the department’s business processes are continuously improved and are in conformity with ISO requirements;
  • Monitoring annual performance reviews within the department;
  • Serve as the Secretary to the Management Ethics Committee and prepare and submit Quarterly Reports on Staff integrity to the Standing Committee of the Board and Good Governance Co-ordination Unit; and
  • Management staff activities in the department including Performance Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Human Resources Development, staff discipline and integrity, and determining manpower requirements.
  • Performing any other duty as assigned by the Commissioner General.

Key qualifications, experience and competencies:

  • Advanced Diploma or Degree in Taxation or Customs or Finance or Accounting or Law or Information Systems or Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University.
  • Masters Degree in Taxation or Customs or Finance or Accounting or Law or Information Systems or Business Management from a recognized Institution/University.
  • Professional qualifications such as CISA or CIA or CAATS or Corporate Governance or Investigation or Ethics or Risk Assessment will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum ten (10) years work experience, five (5) of which should be at senior management level
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage team work.
  • Ability to manage performance and accountability
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a strategic focus and manage change in a reputable medium to large size organisation.
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • High level of Computer Literacy.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV, photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials, names of three referees with their contacts, and state your current position, remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting reference number CCE/01/13 or DIA/01/13 or DPM/01/13as per the relevant position applied for on both the application letter and envelope. Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than ……… 2013.

An attractive remuneration package as per the approved Authority’s salary structure commensurate with the responsibilities of the job will be availed to the right candidate.

The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte & Touche
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