73 Fresh Graduate Officer –TREP Jobs – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority
Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for
assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the
laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute
incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The
new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments
that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of
About TREP:
Payer Registration and Expansion Program (TREP) is a collaborative initiative
between URA, Local Governments, KCCA and the Uganda Registration Services
Bureau (URSB) aimed at identifying, sensitizing, educating, registering and
supporting potential Taxpayers with the aim of growing a tax paying culture
among Uganda’s citizens. TREP is a country wide program rolled out to the 34
urban municipal councils and as such all applicants must be flexible and ready
to be deployed up country.
Job Summary: The Officer –TREP will implement the Taxpayer
register expansion programme by working closely with our partners (MOLG, KCCA,
URSB and the selected Local Governments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the 73 URA Officer –TREP
    jobs must at least hold an honours degree in any discipline.
  • The applicant must have attained a minimum of
    credit in Maths and English at O’ level
  • One year of experience in carrying out field
    work while interfacing with members of the public
  • Knowledge of Domestic tax laws
  • Highly Adaptable and flexible
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving and
    conceptual skills
  • Customer Focus and sensitivity to high
    quality services
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
    from diverse Business areas
  • Exceptional Integrity and with potential to
  • Excellent Interpersonal, negotiation and communication
  • Self-motivated, innovative and works with
    minimum supervision
  • Able to keep abreast with all emerging
    business trends and demands
  • Age: Below 26 years old
NB: This position is available on short – term basis.

How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply
online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here,
‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else
continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities
and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach
copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’
level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1 MB
and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates
will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful
candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged
academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.
Deadline: 13th August 2016 at 11:59pm
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