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Job Title: Head, Legal Services / Appeals

Reference: HPA/013

Location: Niger Delta

Organisation: State Government Agency

Sector: State Government Revenue Service

Recruiter: H. Pierson Associates

Job Roles:

•   With the approval of the Director, Legal Services/Enforcement, establish framework for the provision of various legal services and handling of appeals

•   Verify claims for refund of taxes and penalties erroneously or illegally collected

•   Prepare administrative decisions on protested tax cases involving questions of law and digest of the said decisions

•   Decide on issues involving questions of law and claims for tax credit/refund of taxes erroneously paid, litigation and prosecution matters, tax treaties and other legal matters

•   Timely process of compliance cases for imposition of fines and penalties in accordance with the provision of the law

•   Prepare and review motions, briefs and responses to petitions on behalf of the Service

•   Provide technical opinions on legal issues

•   Interpret and ensure full compliance with all revenue laws

•   Institute civil actions against violators of internal revenue laws and represent IRS in the hearing/trial of these cases

Minimum Qualification(s):

•   Degree in Law

•   Minimum of 12 years relevant experience out of which 5 years must be in management position in large public or private sector or international multilateral institution

•   Minimum of 10 years litigation experience, out of which at least 5 should be acquired from best practise legal firm

•   Masters degree, preferably an MBA

•   A background in Accounting, Finance or Banking will be an added advantage

Competency Requirements: Demonstrated ability in advanced economic analysis, modelling and statistical techniques; practical experience in policy, industry and market analysis; excellent research and analysis skills; good organizational, leadership and supervisory skills; result oriented/penchant for quality; strong communication skills; discipline & integrity

How To Apply:

Qualified candidates should apply with their CVs

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 07 February 2012.

Head, Legal Services / Appeals Job in Nigeria (HPA/013)

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