Performance Analyst

Contract Type
Consulting & Project Management, Human Resources & Recruitment
Date Posted
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Performance Analyst (Level 6) in the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ).

Job Purpose

The incumbent will:

  • Provide guidance and monitor the development of Operational and Work Plans for Branches/Sections and Units and assign collection targets to the relevant business units within Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ);
  • Observe, review and evaluate the performance of TAJ’s business Units against the Operational and Work Plans to ensure conformance or identify divergence, as well as to compile data and maintain a database to support the formulation of policies and the development of programmes.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provides guidance on the development of the Division’s/Branches’/Section’s Operational and Work Plans and performance indicators in line with TAJ’s strategic direction and its planning and performance framework and guidelines;
  • Reviews the Division’s/Branches’/Section’s Operational Plans to ensure that they are aligned to the overall Strategic Plan;
  • Develops reporting systems/structures to effectively monitor the execution of the Operational Plan;
  • Evaluates Operational and Work Plans to ensure that risk management components are incorporated;
  • Monitors to ensure that operating budgets are aligned to the Operational Plans;
  • Participates in the preparation and review of TAJ’s Operational Plan;
  • Monitors the achievement of objectives and targets of the Strategic Plan;
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annually and ad hoc reports for TAJ;
  • Analyzes data collected by using various techniques and formulates recommendation to stimulate policy changes and programme development;
  • Analyzes statistical data generated from RAiS using appropriate software;
  • Designs and implements schedules of data collection to provide timely, relevant information for planning, performance monitoring and decision-making;
  • Reviews performance reports and analyzes data to identify trends and areas where performance can be improved;
  • Recommends remedial action where performance issues/weaknesses are identified;
  • Develops performance indicators to measure and report on the effectiveness of Strategic and Corporate Plans;
  • Assists with the preparation of performance reports;
  • Develops a database of best practices, performance measures, and standards;
  • Performs other related duties assigned by the Director, Planning and Review.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of corporate planning and performance management tools and applications
  • Excellent knowledge of Tax Administration Jamaica’s operations and functions;
  • Excellent understanding of corporate planning and budgetary process in the Public Sector
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and the relevant applications including the ability to interpret spread sheets and statistical data
  • Excellent decision-making, planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent judgment, and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very good time management skills
  • Excellent presentation skill


Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, Management Studies or the equivalent professional qualifications;
  • Training in Strategic/Corporate Planning, Performance Evaluation and/or Performance Management;
  • At least three (3) years related work experience.


Special Condition Associated with the Job

  • Required to travel up to 40%.


Salary range $2,621,680 – $3,224,336 per annum and any applicable allowance(s)


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted


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