Thursday, June 11, 2015

Research Officer - 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: Research Officer

Purpose of the Job

To prepare the input for the taxation, broader fiscal and macroeconomic policy

formulation through researching and regularly assessing the impact of tax reforms

undertaken by the Government and analyzing of the internal tax performance

Major Activities of the Job

      i.        Participate in design, management and execution of research projects.

     ii.        Undertake relevant evaluation of macroeconomic and revenue performance.

    iii.        Supply the data necessary for tax analysis and performance measuring against the government budget and related aspects.

   iv.        Maintain and update ordinary assignment files and working papers so they are readily available for future reference.

    v.        Ensure that all research carried out is fully incorporated in the legal and administrative aspect of taxation.

   vi.        Keep updates on local and international institutional arrangements and related areas and communicate them to colleagues.

  vii.        Prepare of quarterly macroeconomic performance reports.

 viii.        To assist with the preparation of responses raised by parliament especially during the budget session.

   ix.        Respond to taxpayers and other stakeholders questions/complaints.

    x.        Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Job requirements.


      i.        Advanced Diploma or Degree in Economics or Public Finance or Taxation or

Statistics or Operational Research or its equivalent from a recognised Institution/University.

     ii.        Postgraduate Studies or Masters Degree in Economics or Public Finance or

Taxation or Statistics or Operational Research Taxation or Customs or its equivalent and ability to use various Statistical and Research Software and

    iii.        Packages will be an added advantage.


Three (3) years of relevant working 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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