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British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice - whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fiscal Affairs Manager
Location: Lagos
Reports to: Head of Fiscal Affairs
Seniority Level: Middle Management
Function: Legal and External Affairs

Geographical Scope: Anglophone countries across West Africa Area, main focus - Nigeria and Ghana

Role Positioning And Objectives
Develop and implement Excise and Anti Illicit trade engagement campaigns according to the Excise and Anti Illicit Trade strategy.
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.

What You Will Be Accountable For
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 the countries in scope
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 the specific markets
Implementing engagement campaigns according to the strategy, including on tax structures and systems,
Engaging with 3rd parties, Governmental bodies, associated economic organizations, 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.

Essential Experience, Skills And Knowledge
The job holder should have a relevant four-year Degree and minimum 5 - 7 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
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.

Salary Range
Competitive Salary + excellent benefits.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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