Thursday, June 11, 2015

Legal Counsels - TRA

TRA would like to recruit dynamic experienced and qualified personnel to fill vacant positions in the Research & Policy, Human Resources & Administration and Board Secretariat & Legal Services Departments. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians for the following position:

Position: Legal Counsels

Purpose of the Job

To prosecute all cases against the Authority, draft legal documents and assist senior legal counsels in advising Heads of departments to ensure the Authority is collecting taxes in accordance with the revenue laws and promoting voluntary compliance.

Major Activities of the Job

                i.        Provide interpretation of applicable laws including those administered by TRA.

               ii.        Review of cases and propose cases suitable for settlement out of judicial processes.

              iii.        Provide legal advice to other TRA departments on issues as may be required

             iv.        Identify potential risks in relation to activities of the department.

              v.        Handle correspondence on legal issues between the Authority, taxpayers and other clients.

             vi.        Draft the legal documents as may be required by the supervisor.

            vii.        Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports.

           viii.        Perform other duty assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Job Requirements


                i.        Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognised Institution.

               ii.        Masters’ Degree in Law from a recognised Institution.

              iii.        An advocate registered in Tanzania or with a permission of the Chief Justice to practise law as an advocate in Tanzania.

             iv.        Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation or its equivalent is added advantage.


Three (3) years of relevant work experience.

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

       vi.        Computer Literacy.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.


The application should be submitted online by 25th June 2015. Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.

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