Available Opportunities
VAC7714 - Contractor – VAT Program Manager (6 Months Contract)
Field: Finance Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oman - Muscat Closing date: 20-Aug-2019
Ooredoo Oman Family Member:

Value-added tax (VAT) is a consumption tax placed on a product whenever value is added at each stage of the supply chain. The amount of VAT that the user pays is on the cost of the product. The GCC has introduced a VAT framework. As per expectations VAT is planned to be effective possibly from Q3 2019  in Oman.


Core Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of the following:

Coordinating Tracking and monitoring of program against baseline:

  • Coordinating meetings and sessions with stakeholders as required
  • Follow-up of RSD and system implementation.
  • Follow-up on readiness of processes relating to VAT
  • Coordinating the VAT “Working Team” activities
  • Ensure relevant contract review and revision is undertaken as required.
  • Identify and coordinate resolution of areas of challenge ( eg VAT treatment of handset installment)

Establish  VAT department Processes and Readiness:

  • Customer and supplier registration processes and forms
  • VAT Returns Processes and forms
  • Inter system reconciliations

Preparation, coordination and finalization of system requirement documentation  and subsequent system implementation:

  • Coordinating input requirements from PWC, Business , IT
  • Giving tax input requirements (based on PWC advise/ Management steer)
  • Finalizing complete RSD for submission to demand management
  • Challenging / checking RSD set-up ( Tax treatment , Architecture and configuration) to ensure meets requirements and is flexible.
  • Ensuring system configurations correctly accurately reflect RSD & Testing across Whole VAT system

Lobbying Support with tax office:

  • Prepare supporting write-ups and documentation for the white paper
  • Prepare and/or obtain  requested sample documents
  • Ensure Government endorsement of VAT treatment in all areas

Reporting on a fortnightly basis to Steering committee and ExCo

Other tax related work

  •  Withholding tax exemption certificates coordination
  • Review of tax terms in contracts
The Person:

Individual needs to have minimum of 8+ total years of experience on application of VAT, 2 years min  in a telecommunication operator environment. You have project management  and financial exposure. You have excellent computer kills.

.Behavioural Skills:
  • Team Management
  •  Communicating Effectively
  •  Planning and organising skills
  •  Results orientation
  • Creative and analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Developing Others
  • Team player 
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Passport-size photograph
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