Senior Specialist Officer – Tax Policy and Technical

We are continuing to build a new future for Jersey that is more modern, sustainable and prosperous for all. It’s a future that will see people business and government come together to collaborate in a way they’ve never done before.

Revenue Jersey, part of the Government’s Treasury and Exchequer Department is at the forefront of revolutionising the tax system in Jersey raising over £800 million in revenues to support the modernisation and improvement of public services for those who live, work and visit the Island. From introducing a modern digital approach to tax collection to ensuring the jurisdiction becomes an exemplar in meeting international standards we are on a mission to become best in class.

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior specialist role in our Tax Policy & Technical Unit to join a small, talented and committed technical team. The role is a pivotal one in supporting the Minister for Treasury and Resources, Council of Ministers, Treasurer of the Government of Jersey and the Comptroller of Revenue in making informed decisions about taxation policy for the Government of Jersey. You will help support strategic initiatives and legislative changes in relation to the Island’s tax policy and provide technical advice, research assistance and leadership support to the Deputy Comptroller of Revenue. 

You will be a qualified tax specialist with a strong focus on supporting changes to tax policy, complex technical work and law drafting. You will be accustomed to dealing with international tax affairs and will have deep knowledge of relevant revenue laws and income tax principles and jurisprudence from a common law jurisdiction.

A credible, confident individual you will be able to represent Revenue Jersey internally and externally, at a domestic and International level. Your communication skills will be exceptional, and you will have the resilience and ability to deliver competing priorities with pace and precision.

For further information on the roles go to www.oneteamjersey.gov.je. For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Penna; Roger Russell on +44 (0)7710 701 570 and Claudia Sousa on 44 (0)7763580368

Closing Date: 7th February 2020