Google Play

Tobacco Tax Specialist

Published on 22.07.2023


Website :
Industries :
Services other
Job ads : See our Job Ads
ATAF strives to build efficient and effective tax administrations in Africa to become the leader on African tax matters, enhance economic... read more

Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Tobacco Tax Specialist

The specialist will work with government agencies and stakeholders to develop effective tax policies aimed at improving the health outcomes of populations by reducing the demand for tobacco.

Tasks :


  • Coordination of research and analysis on tobacco tax policies and regulations in various countries and produce resources to support and guide the developing and implementation of effective tobacco tax policies and strategies by the countries.
  • Provision of technical support and advice to government agencies and stakeholders on tobacco tax matters including participation in capacity building and technical assistance delivery to African countries through the upskilling of officials, review and recommendations on revision of tobacco tax policy and administration policies and procedures by evaluating policy against good practice and operational efficiency.
  • Development of the annual tobacco tax policy and administration programme based on the needs analysis & environmental review.
  • Collating all project and initiative information into the programme, setting deadlines, optimising cross programme dependencies, and maintaining the tobacco tax policy and administration programme progress report.
  • Liaising with Member Services to agree on prioritisation of the technical assistance delivery of ATAF support to members.
  • Provide the requisite expertise to deliver tobacco tax programmes by participating in meetings, defining prioritisation and expertise frameworks, implementing and submitting list by deadlines.
  • Drafting of reports, technical notes and guidelines on tobacco tax policy and administration.
  • Representing the organization in meetings and negotiations with relevant stakeholders on tobacco tax issues.
  • Maintaining ATAF quality standards in service provision to African countries by gathering information, applying and evaluating against standards, monitoring compliance and delivery against standards and addressing issues at all times.
  • Preparing regular reports on the progress of the tobacco tax initiatives and other related activities.
Required profile for job ad : Tobacco Tax Specialist



  • Advanced degree in economics, taxation, public health, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in tobacco tax policy development and implementation
  • In-depth knowledge of the tobacco industry and its trends and dynamics
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


The assignment is expected to start on 1 July 2023 and end on 30 June 2025.

Closing Date: 24 May 2023

Job criteria for job ad : Tobacco Tax Specialist
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema - Koidu - Magburaka - Makeni - Moyamba - Port Loko - Pujehun - Waterloo - International
City : South Africa, Pretoria Hatfield
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
frenchgood level
Key Skills :
Number of Position(s) : 1
Be cautious! Do not send money to a potential employer. Do not pay any money for a potential contract of employment or for pre-employment training.
Please report any irregularities by using the candidate contact form and selecting the subject "Report a job ad".

Share this offer with your network

Other jobs that might interest you

Tax Audit Specialist for the Agro-Processing Sector


The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) has received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Regional Institutional Support Project for Public Financial Governance – Phase II (RISPFG) and intends to apply part of the agreed ...

Region of : International

Senior Analyst, Sales Commission

19/09/23 | MESSAGEBIRD

EMEA- Remote (Full time) Transform the communications world!  We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS).  What’s my job title?  Senior Analyst, Sales Commissions ...

Region of : Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema...

Finance Manager


ROLE PURPOSE: The Finance Manager will support the Head of Finance with developing and implementing the financial strategy of Kenya & Madagascar Country Office, and will deputize for the Head of Finance whilst he / she in on leave. The jobholder has o ...

Region of : Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema...

Finance and Accounting Analyst

10/08/23 | AFRICAWORK

We are looking for profiles and CVs of Finance and Accounting Analysts that we will send to our large account customers for their future recruitment needs. As an Finance and Accounting Analyst you Will: Collaborate with the global team; Ensure accuracy an ...

Region of : Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema...