Revenue Policy and Administration Adviser

Maputo, Mozambique
Apply by 15 January 2019
Mid-level , Field assignment
Posted on 4 December 2018

Job Description


With more than 30 years of experience, CowaterSogema is Canada’s global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development. We have managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe for clients such as DFID, DFAT Australia, the World Bank and Global Affairs Canada. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, economic and environmental impacts. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 and 2018.


CowaterSogema is recruiting a Revenue Policy and Administration Adviser to support an upcoming Tax Reform programme in Mozambique. The Tax and Economic Governance Programme will be supporting the Mozambique Revenue Authority to advance improvements in Tax Policy, strengthen tax of the Extractives Industries, and improve tax processes through increased and more effective automation. The Revenue Policy and Administration Adviser will work with the Mozambican Revenue Authority to provide technical assistance and strategic advisory services for this long-term project. This position will be expected to support Senior staff in the achievement of project outputs relating to administrative reform, tax policy, revenue forecasting and analysis.



  • Post-graduate qualification in public finance, accounting, economics, or another relevant field.

Required Experience:

  • Demonstratable experience (5 to 10 years) in relevant project areas, including: Tax Administration, Tax Policy, Tax and Accountability in the Extractives Industry, and supporting Revenue Authorities;
  • A comprehensive understanding of public sector reform in Mozambique;
  • Experience and understanding of private sector tax, accounting, and/or extractives sector;
  • Previous experience on donor-funded projects;
  • Professional fluency in Portuguese and English is essential.

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience working on DFID-funded development projects;
  • Previous experience in Extractives Industries Tax.

We thank you for your interest in building a better tomorrow with CowaterSogema.

About the Organization

CowaterSogema is a global leader in management consulting services, focusing on developing and emerging economies. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, financial and environmental impacts. As Canada’s largest international development consulting firm, CowaterSogema has developed a reputation of excellence for our strong ability to work with clients and stakeholders to provide leading-edge solutions and services tailored to the needs and challenges faced by developing and transitional countries. Our firm possesses internationally recognized and award-winning experience at the policy, program and project levels, developing and managing major projects as well as undertaking studies, sector reviews, evaluations, and training and communications activities.

CowaterSogema is a global company with its headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, an office in Montreal, Canada, an office in Pretoria, South Africa (CowaterSogema South Africa) and operations in Paris, France (CowaterSogema Europe). Additionally, the company currently operates project offices worldwide including in Burkina Faso, Mali, Malawi, Cameroon, South Sudan, Mozambique, Zambia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Jordan, Peru, Honduras, Barbados etc.

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