GOVERNMENT OF SINDH.
(ECONOMIC REFORM UNIT)
Finance Department Government of Sindh invites applications from the interested candidates (Pakistani nationals) for the following position purely on contract basis.
Position: Tax Management Specialist -Tax Reform Unit (One Position)
Education Qualification & Experience:
Masters, MS/MPhil, preferably PhD in Economics / Finance / Public Policy / Business Administration or equivalent with strong emphasis on issues relating to tax policy and administration from HEC recognized University;
A minimum 08 years relevant professional experience with at least 3 years related to economic research (modelling and forecasting of tax revenues). Experience relating to tax administration / policy will be an advantage;
Must also have the following demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Strong analytical and advanced quantitative skills to support economic research and analysis;
• Strong report writing skills and ability to effectively communicate;
• Computer literate (MS Office application) and proficiency in application of mainstream statistical software for economic research;
• Knowledge of the tax policy and regulatory system in the province;
• Must be fluent (written and oral) in English;
To assist Finance Department, Government of Sindh in enhancing policy coordination with the tax collecting departments / agencies.
To conduct high quality empirical research and analyses to help tax policy and administration decision-making process.
To coordinate with the tax policy analyses and academic institution of national and international repute for tax policy research and analyses in the identified areas of tax policy and administration.
To conduct periodic simulations and modelling of different revenue forecasting and collection scenarios for consideration of revenue collecting agencies through Finance Department, Government of Sindh.
To foster engagement with and ownership of tax policy reforms through effective communication strategy.
To collaborate with tax analysts, academic institutions, civil society, and other relevant stakeholders for development and communication of tax policy and administration reforms based on Internal and external research and analyses.
To suggest ways to promote efficiency, equity, effectiveness, and transparency in tax policy and administration.
To suggest adjective and measurable revenue targets for different revenue collecting agencies.
To coordinate for effective implementation of the Sindh Tax Revenue Mobilization Plan (STRMP) through Finance Department Government of Sindh.
To prepare and publish annual report on the performance of the Sindh Tax Revenue Mobilization Plan (STRMP).
To advice Finance Department on improvement of tax policy and statistics.
Any other tax policy or administration reform tasks that Finance Department, Government of Sindh may require.
> Competitive market-based salary packages would be offered to the successful candidates.
> Applicant(s) already in service, should apply through proper channel with NOC from the competent authority of their present organization(s)
> Only shortlisted applicants shall be called to appear in written test/interview and no T.A/D.A. will be admissible in any case.
> Please indicate, “The post applied for” at the top right of envelope.
> The last date for submission of application will be 13-09-2019.
> Interested & eligible individuals may apply with full confidence along with the convincing signed CV and cover letter, which should reach the office of the Director, Economic Reform Unit, Finance Department, Government of Sindh, 7th Floor, Lakson Square Building No. 3, Sarwar Shaheed Road, near Karachi Press Club, Karachi, or on email address: email@example.com
Director Economic Reform Unit, Finance Department,
Government of Sindh
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