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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • British American Tobacco is a leading tobacco group, with brands sold in more than 200 markets. We employ more than 57,000 people and, with over 200 brands in our portfolio, we make the cigarette chosen by one in eight of the world’s one billion adult smokers. We hold robust market positions in each of our four regions – Americas; Asia-Pacific...
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    Fiscal Affairs Manager

    Develop and implement Excise and Anti Illicit trade engagement campaigns according to the Excise and Anti Illicit Trade strategy for South Africa. Monitor national and international developments which influences national excise and illicit trade policies, and support creation of positions and advocacy material aligned with Regional/Global policies and priorities.

    Principal accountabilities:

    • Managing the Anti Illicit Trade campaign in SA and in close collaboration and alignment with the Area Fiscal Affairs Manager 
    • Monitoring of excise, international trade and governmental revenue developments in South Africa
    • Actively monitors the external environment for excise, tax and trade developments and keeps the business informed
    • Support developing excise and anti-illicit trade strategy for South Africa
    • Implementing engagement campaigns according to the strategy, including on tax structures and systems, ,
    • Engaging with 3rd parties, Governmental bodies, associated economic organisations, and other stakeholders according to the key stakeholder map
    • Provides effective and timely support with the development of supporting advocacy, positions, communications materials and reporting mechanisms

    Knowledge, skills and experience:

    • The job holder should have a relevant four-year degree and minimum 2 – 4 years’ experience in a consultancy or in-house function in the areas of either legal, political, tax and trade or government affairs.
    • Good understanding of excise systems and impacts on varying portfolio constructs
    • Good knowledge of pricing and excise drivers, like elasticity and affordability
    • Good understanding of supply chain processes
    • Understanding of Macro and Socio demographic developments
    • Working knowledge of fiscal affairs and trade blocs
    • Understanding of risk and risk management processes

    Skills & Experience

    • Experience in a global Consultancy, FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
    • Indirect taxation, International Trade, Pricing
    • Commercial perspective is key, and therefore the incumbent should ideally have various excise systems and their interaction with pricing and a brand portfolio
    • The incumbent must also be able to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders
    • Analytical skills, Ability to make complex subjects simple
    • Ability to build and sustain networks cross-functionally
    • Presentation skills
    • Ability to write lucid and concise summaries

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco on to apply
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