6 Fresh Graduate Jobs – Officer Science Investigations – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Job Title:    Officer Science Investigations (6 No Experience Fresh Graduate Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About URA:

The 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 Uganda.


Job Summary:   The Officer Science Investigations will conduct scientific analysis of goods, input-output coefficients and disposals of items in order to enable proper tax assessment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Conduct input-out analysis on identified industries to enable proper tax assessment

  • Asses sectors by analyzing data from relevant sources and proactively generate the cases for investigation
  • Develop risk & target profiles and submit to the line supervisor for review
  • Develop an investigation planning memorandum for further submission to the line supervisor
  • Study the business and production process of the firm under investigation.
  • Prepare IOR Form1 for the firm under investigation for self-declaration and submit to the supervisor for review.
  • Conduct walkthroughs and trial runs of the production process taking note of activities involved as well as inputs and outputs
  • Generate IOR Form1 to harmonize what has been observed during the trial run process and what the firm has declared
  • Derive the input output coefficients (IOCs) for the different products and reconcile the derived input output ratios/coefficients with the respective manufacturing firms
  • Prepare the report with observations and findings and submit to the line supervisor for review

Conduct the assessment of goods for disposal in order to determine status, quantities, values and method of disposal

  • Plan for the disposal detailing the activities to be executed and submit to the line supervisor for approval
  • Carry out joint inspections of the items to be disposed of and make a report with recommendations to the line supervisor for further management
  • Prepare a Goods Received Note (GRN) or certificate of destruction
  • Liaise and make consultations with the relevant stakeholders on the most appropriate method of disposal
  • Follow up to verify the actual goods destroyed and ensure the destruction certificate is signed by all relevant parties
  • Asses and compute the current values of goods for disposal


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Science Investigations job opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in any Science related field
  • Knowledge of ISO Standard 17025, Guidelines for competence for testing and calibration laboratories, Laboratory Quality manual, Standard operating procedures on disposals & IOCs
  • Knowledge of the Harmonized System code, East African Community Customs Management Act, Tax laws and any other related laws
  • The job holder must demonstrate ability of building and working with teams
  • S/he should have good excellent interpersonal skills
  • S/he should have good communication skills.
  • The incumbent should be able to work in teams, have good research skills and possess tact and carefulness
  • The incumbent should have good analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • S/he should be impartial and confidential


Desirable Requirements

  • Training in ISO17425, Laboratory practices, operation of analytical instruments, scientific data analysis and interpretation, method validation, safety techniques
  • Experience in a science related field in a reputable organization


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 15th May 2021


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