Tuesday , February 27 2024

Jobs at SARS – Customs & Excise Portfolio Manager

Website South African Revenue Service - SARS

Job Description:

To formulate the Customs & Excise Portfolio strategy and associated delivery plans related to multiple practice areas, ensuring practice integration and operational implementation by providing assistance with prioritisation, planning, management and reporting of a programme of projects and related activities to achieve Customs & Excise Portfolio objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor overall progress and initiate corrective action as appropriate, including updating project managers’ plans, to ensure that deliverables are produced on time and within budget.
  • Ensure that the organization’s project methodologies, procedures and governance are followed on all projects and programs.
  • Drive regular formal reviews of the programme and its achievements, to assess critically the work carried out, project risks, benefits obtained and report on project and programme progress.
  • Develop tactical strategy and delivery plans in support of functional objectives in partnership with leadership.
  • Ensure that a change programme is in place to ensure the achievement of the objectives that have been set and that the business benefits are realised within the terms of the business case.
  • Ensure accurate estimates of scope, schedule, resources, assumptions, and risk for the organisation solution.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the programme’s Customs & Excise portfolio of projects, on a day to day basis, to ensure maximum efficiency in the allocation of common resources and skills.
  • Lead the risk management planning for the solution and ensure compliance with the delivery frameworks and security/privacy policies.
  • Recommend changes to optimise processes, systems, policies and procedures, and direct the implementation of change and innovation initiated by the organisation.
  • Put in place systems, processes and measures to ensure that exceptions, slippage and issues of priority are effectively managed.
  • Drive complex projects/programs from design and development to production in line with project deliverables, goals and milestones.
  • Create a positive work climate & culture to energise employees & give meaning to work, minimise work disruption and maximise employee productivity.
  • Manage and or advise on the translation and application of policy in a specific functional area
  • Build strong relationships and develop service level agreements that promote SARS with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop & implement appropriate people capacity plans in line with delivery & efficiency targets, on budget & in partnership with specialised areas.
  • Manage an integrated service excellence culture, which builds rewarding relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service.

Job Requirements:

  • Tax Knowledge
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Knowledge
  • Project Financial Control and Reporting
  • Customs Knowledge
  • Relevant Honours / Postgraduate Diploma (NQF 8) AND 10-12 years’ experience in a similar environment, of which 3-4 years ideally at management level or Relevant Bachelor’s Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) AND 15 years related experience.
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Effective Business Com

Job Details:

Company: South African Revenue Service – SARS

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Lebombo, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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