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Policy Research & Advocacy Manager Jobs, Other Profession 2020, TJNA Jobs

The Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) is a Pan-African organisation and a member of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice.

Job Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

Promote and actively engage in Policy Advocacy

  • Develop initiatives and partnerships to engage and influence the leading economic institutions, Regional Economic Communities in Africa in policy articulation and formulation on tax.
  • Provide support to shaping effective strategies in the communication of policies aimed at influencing relevant policy targets.
  • Provide support to develop strategies to strengthen National Tax Platforms and encourage the engagement of TJNA members, partners and allies in relevant pan- African programs, networks, and public domain(s) to advance the tax agenda.
  • Maintain a close liaison with global tax advocacy partners including affiliates and allies of the Tax Justice Movement.
  • Serve as the key contact person for tax advocacy across the African continent and links with TJNA and allies globally.

Oversee Programme Coordination

  • Lead in the development, planning and monitor the execution of the activities in the four programmatic areas of International tax, extractives, investments, and inequality.
  • Develop and monitor the annual budget for all programmatic activities.
  • Develop and effectively manage programmes timelines to ensure timely completion of program deliverables.
  • Coordinate the day to day operations of the programmes with guidance from the Executive Director.
  • Monitor and provides quality control in the delivery of the programme activities.
  • Oversee the recruitment, retention and development of highly talented staff with the right technical and personal abilities to meet the programme goals.
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance within the programmes
  • Ensure regular quality and timely reporting and documentation of work plan implementation against agreed budgets

Role Requirements

  • Master’s degree in economics, political science, development studies or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Overall experience of 10 years with at least 5 years in a managerial and leadership role, within policy research, advocacy and program management functions; preferably in a non-governmental organization or civil institutions
  • Experience in research coordination and knowledge generation
  • Strong advocacy experience
  • Experience in program coordination
  • Experience in economic justice is an added advantage
  •  Ability to communicate and work in English. Fluency in French is desired and an added advantage
  • Ability to collaborate and work within a cross-cultural setting
  •  Willingness to travel for at least 25% of the time.

How to Apply

Applications done online.

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