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National Tax Advisor at The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Kigali,Rwanda – CLOSE:27/09/2021

Vacancy Announcement

National Tax Advisor for Macroeconomic Investment Policies (MIP) Project

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Governance, Climate & Energy, Sustainable Growth, and Digitalisation.

The Macroeconomic Investment Policies (MIP) Project is a joint Rwandan-German Development Cooperation project implemented by GIZ, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The project aims at strengthening individual and institutional capacities for economic analyses and evidence-based policymaking in three areas: macroeconomic and fiscal projections and policy analysis; public investment planning and appraisal; and national economic research and public dialogue on economic policies in Rwanda. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN) is MIP’s main counterpart.

Candidate Profile

MIP Project is seeking a highly qualified and motivated National Tax Advisor (NA) to help advance capacity development on major tax reforms and tax analysis and contribute to other activities. The candidate should be a university graduate with strong analytical skills, and a self-motivated person with very high ethical standards who strongly believes in the developmental role of domestic revenue mobilization.

Location: Kigali

Fixed Term: One year

Position: (1) one

A.  Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to activities that build capacity in tax policy preparation and monitoring of revenue performance and tax policy implementation
  • Help formulate and monitor operational plan and budget for capacity development in tax policy at MIP.
  • Support the follow-up and implementation of Medium-Term Revenue Strategy (MTRS) and roadmap of reforms under MTRS.
  • Support international tax policy experts under the MIP project in delivering their activities in training, development of tax analytical tools, and advice to MINECOFIN.
  • Participate in various research and modeling activities: revenue forecasting, tax expenditure analysis, and tax incidence analysis using macro and micro data.
  • Apply computer skills, especially Excel for data analysis and data management, and STATA for micro (taxpayer, household) data analysis.
  • Assist in preparing analytical and monitoring reports.

Reporting and Outputs

  • The NA is GIZ staff, supervised by and reporting to the MIP Project Leader.
  • The NA will work both at MIP and MINECOFIN and will be supervised for day-to-day operations at MINECOFIN by the Office of Chief Economist.

B. Qualifications and professional experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and a proven solid understanding of tax policy/administration, tax incentives, and the related legal framework;
  • Ability to articulate taxation concepts clearly in oral and written forms; and to document technical work;
  • Ability to analyze macro and micro tax- and taxpayer data; and fluency in Excel and STATA;
  • Proficiency in English and strong English writing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with various stakeholders;
  • At least [1] year of relevant work experience; experience in an analytical role in taxation in Rwanda is an asset.


The NA will maintain all work material and information accessed at GIZ, MINECOFIN, and Rwanda Revenue Authority as strictly confidential and discuss any disclosure with his/her supervisors.

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates, and references) until 27th September 2021, by e-mail to The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject

GIZ is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified candidates. This includes the provision of reasonable accommodation, if needed, in order to participate in the job application and interview process and to perform essential job functions. Please let us know, if you have any particular requirements should you be invited for assessment/interview or that you wish us to consider when considering your application. Women and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.

GIZ Office Rwanda

KN 41 St. / Nr.17, Kiyovu

P.O. Box 59, Kigali, Rwanda

GIZ Office reserves all rights!

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