Assistant Director – Investigations, Grade ZRA03 - Investigations Department job at Zambia Revenue Authority
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Assistant Director – Investigations, Grade ZRA03 - Investigations Department

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Civil & Government ]

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Zambia Revenue Authority

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 19 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 11 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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In line with our corporate priorities aimed at ensuring optimization of revenue collection and increased tax compliance on one hand and the need to effectively manage the numerous challenges and opportunities in the fast-changing business environment on the other, we are seeking highly motivated, result-oriented, well-qualified and experienced professionals to fill the following vacant positions:


To provide effective leadership and management into investigations fraud and other tax related offences by formulating investigations strategies and implementation through departmental action plans into viable managerial systems, defining specific responsibilities and authorities, to achieve Unit and overall Departmental objectives within approved budgets.

• To formulate and translate the departmental objectives into viable Unit Action Plan.
• To lead, coordinate and manage teams of investigators including joint operations with other Law Enforcement Agencies in implementing the Unit action plan, in order to achieve departmental objectives.
• To plan, review and coordinate investigations, random and risk-based operations driven by intelligence leads, to enhance tax compliance.
• To recommend appropriate actions against tax offenders based on the legislation, evidence and informed judgment.
• To develop and regularly update the Investigations policies and procedures manuals so as to incorporate best practices.
• To create a culture of teamwork that encourage team members to effectively achieve agreed performance objectives.
• To implement the PMDS in accordance with HR guidelines.
• To ensure effective coordination and liaison with other government institutions or tax administrations on issues of tax evasion, illicit financial flows and other financial investigations.
• To ensure officers uphold integrity and adhere to ZRA core values.
• Coach and mentor staff in order to improve competencies to discharge their functions effectively.
• To implement controls and procedures for safeguarding records and chattels in
the investigation’s custody
• To prepare monthly, revenue performance and other relevant management reports.
• To provide timely information and operational updates.
• To liaise with internal stakeholders within ZRA to meet operational needs.
• Implementation of Kaizen principles and adoption of best practices to enhance business process efficiency.
• Formulate clear departmental objectives and Unit plans in line with the Corporate Strategic objectives.
• Monitoring and timely submission of status reports of planned actions and corrective actions taken where deviations are recorded.

• Grade Twelve School Certificate/General Certificate of Education Equivalent;
• University degree in Taxation, Customs, Commerce and Trade, Business Administration, Finance, Accountancy, Economics, Law or professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA
• A Master’s Degree in Taxation, Law, Criminology or Accountancy/ Finance will be an added advantage
• VAT 1 & 2 Inspectors or Customs training.

• Leadership and motivational skills
• Strategic planning skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Analytical and presentation skills
• Good organizational and coaching skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Investigation /audit skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All ZRA Employees including Temporary Staff and Interns meeting the above role specifications and competencies are encouraged to apply. Candidates facing disciplinary actions in accordance with the Disciplinary Capability and Grievance Policy and Procedure are NOT eligible to apply. Further, candidates are NOT allowed to apply for more than three (3) positions from the above listed positions.

All candidates meeting the above requirements are encouraged to apply and should enclose their detailed Curriculum Vitae showing details of their qualifications, work experience, biodata, contact phone numbers/email addresses and three professional referees with their contact numbers and email addresses.

Kindly ensure that you attach only relevant photocopies of ALL the required academic/professional qualifications which shall be subject to verification.

The Authority is an equal employer and candidates are expected to demonstrated Integrity in this recruitment process.

Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and emailed to not later than Friday, 19th April, 2024.
Director Human Resource
Zambia Revenue Authority
P. O. Box 35710
Revenue House

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Job Info
Job Category: Government jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, April 19 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 11-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-04-2077
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