Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Federal Ministry of Finance/FIRS Recruitment 2012
Our client, The Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, Nigeria responsible for the control and management of the public finance of the federation is seeking to recruit outstanding professionals into the fol to take up the leadership role of Executive Chairman – Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS):
JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN – FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE (FIRS) REF: EXEC 01
Provide overall leadership, strategic direction and manage overall performance of the Service and the Joint Tax Board.
Growing tax revenues significantly through clear and concerted efforts that will build a sustainable institution.
Policy execution and day to day administration of the affairs of the Service.
Providing technical leadership in revenue administration and ensuring the Service actively contributes to policy direction and initiatives on tax and public sector reform.
Working with the Federal Ministry of Finance to ensure implementation of the National Tax.
Policy, review such policy as appropriate and contribute to overall fiscal policy direction as may be required.
Driving ongoing and new modernization initiatives towards ensuring seamless tax administration and widening of the tax base.
Overall human resource management of the Service.
Managing the assets, liabilities and incidental obligations of the Service.
Executing the Service’s tax administration initiatives, operations and programmes whilst ensuring high standards of integrity, accountability and transparency.
Ensuring coordination and communication within the Service and with its stakeholders.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
A first degree from a recognized and accredited university; possession of a Masters’ degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria or the Nigeria Bar Association will be an added advantage.
Candidate must be multi skilled in accountancy, economics, taxation, law and related fields, with relevant experience to support the provision of rounded and effective tax administration in all its ramifications.
Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology applications as it relates to the administration of taxation systems is required
Candidate should have a passion for qualitative success and demonstrate strong leadership and management skills.
A minimum of fifteen (15) years experience with a strong professional pedigree at an executive level or management position in a large and reputable organization.
Relevant experience in tax policy formulation, tax legislation drafting and qualitative tax administration with proven track record in these areas.
Candidate must possess excellent creative, strategic, analytical, organisational and change management skills and demonstrate strong execution and project management aptitude.
Candidate must possess strong communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills.
Mode of Application
Click the following link to apply
All Applicants are required to describe how they meet all of the above criteria in a cover letter to be submitted along with an updated resume.
Applications for the role of Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) are to be supported with a write-up (Microsoft Word format) of no more than 1,000 words, on the applicant’s vision of the Nigerian tax system by 2020 and how to realize the vision.
Any applicant that is found to have criminal records, has been previously indicted or has submitted information that is found to be false, fraudulently obtained or a misrepresentation of facts, will be automatically disqualified at any stage in the process.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 22nd October, 2012