MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: To supervise the Division's units: Strategy, Research and Statistics Unit. Supervise tax policy and trade statistics analysis in order to support operational and strategic decision making. Review and recommend for approval statutory and performance related reports.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE
Participate in the development and review of the Strategic Plan and department Business Plans in consultation with Heads of Departments.
Supervise research work undertaken to inform decision making for the organisation, and advice to the Ministry of Finance.
Collaborate with Ministry of Finance in development and review of revenue forecasts.
Periodically undertake analysis of the local economy in order to project macro-economic fundamentals and their Impact on current and future revenue mobilization.
Provide relevant technical support to the Ministry of Finance in regional Integration initiatives (SACU. SADC etc.).
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Economics
Advantageous: Master's Degree in Econometrics or Statistics
Experience Required Minimum: 7 year's analytical and planning experience, of which 3 years is at management level
Advantageous: Experience in Taxation and /or Customs environment Skills
The Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) is a semi-autonomous revenue administration agency, established through the Revenue Authority Act No. 1 of 2008. The Authority was declared operational by the Honourable Minister of Finance Majozi. V. Sithole on the 1st January 2011 and operates within the broad framework of Government but outside of the civil service.
The SRA is structured as a corporate entity and strives for operational excellence and efficiency. It is headed by a Commissioner General, Mr Dumsani E. Masilela and is organised on functional lines – this link provides more details. The SRA has a Governing Board headed by the Chairman, Mr Ambrose Dlamini – you may view details of the Board and its corporate governance on this site.
In furtherance of our mandate, as well as in working towards adopting best practice, the SRA is a member of various international organisations, such as the World Customs Organization (WCO); the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). Alliances with established revenue agencies such as the South African Revenue Service (SARS), the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) and the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) have also been pursued to this end.
To provide an effective and efficient revenue and Customs administration, driven by a high performance culture that promotes compliance through fair, transparent and equitable application of the law.
is to be a modern, credible and customer centric Revenue Authority.
Strive for professionalism and continuous improvement.
Customer Centricity Focus efforts on delivering high-level customer service and recognizing the impact of actions on internal and external customers.
Innovative Continuously implement new ideas that re-engineer service offering and the way in which SRA operates.
Integrity Promote honesty, trust and openness in conducting business.
Transparency and Accountability Open in operations and communication whilst being responsible for actions and decisions.