Sub National Strategy - Taxation & Revenue Adviser
Coffey International Development
Location: Buka, Bougainville
Last Date: July 7, 2008

Sub National Strategy - Taxation & Revenue Adviser (ref: COFF-059)

• Provide specialist advice, guidance and support to establish and maintain the Bougainville Revenue Office, including the development of strategies to achieve fiscal self-reliance through appropriate revenue-raising activities.

24 month contracts with possible extension
Based in Buka, Bougainville

The Sub National Strategy (SNS) is a partnership between the Government of Australia and Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for improved service delivery for the men, women and children of Papua New Guinea. This new AusAID funded program is Australia’s mechanism to support initiatives of the Government of PNG that aim to improve public administration within the sub-national levels of government.

As part of the SNS, AusAID has provided funding to the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) through the Governance Implementation Fund (GIF). This fund is a multi-donor mechanism to help in implementing autonomy, improving good governance and implementing public sector reform in Bougainville. Additionally, AusAID are providing technical advisory support to ABG to support the development of capacity to create and maintain an effective government.

A Taxation & Revenue Adviser is being sought to work with the ABG to support:
•Implementation of the peace agreement
•Local budget and planning systems with the aim of improving public expenditure management and thus enhancing development outcomes
•Promote good governance and accountability
•Improve coordination of donor assistance
This key role will be responsible for providing advice and support to the ABG, strengthening and developing local capacity.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to demonstrate a high level of technical competency and experience. All applicants will need to have experience in developing the skills and building the capacity of others.

Detailed background information plus ESSENTIAL application procedures for these positions are available on our website at or from Dianne Hosea on email: quoting the relevant reference number. Applicants are encouraged to submit an on-line application through the above website.

Applications close 5.00pm (ACT) Monday 7 July 2008


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