Legal Counsel Taxation Job in Islamabad

Full time On-site @Jazz in Administration , in Services , in Telecommunications
  • 78-E, Redco Plaza, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad, 45600
  • Post Date : September 19, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 18, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 20798
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender MaleFemaleTransgender
  • Industry Telecommunications
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

Are you intrigued by the world of Tax Law? As a Legal Counsel Tax at Jazz, you’ll play a pivotal role in managing tax litigation and ensuring compliance within our organization. We are looking for a detail-oriented, results-driven individual with a strong legal background to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tax Litigation Management: Handle tax litigation for Jazz and its subsidiaries, ensuring accurate reporting and recording of tax-related matters.
  • Customs Resolution: Collaborate with relevant teams to manage and resolve customs-related issues, including customs duties and freight charges for imported telecom equipment, in a timely manner.
  • Regulatory Issue Resolution: Obtain tax-related regulatory issues from various departments, analyze them, and take appropriate action after obtaining necessary approvals to ensure timely resolution.
  • Representation: Act as Jazz’s representative when dealing with law enforcement agencies, providing justifications and explanations in line with the organization’s rules and policies.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Gather tax-related issues and demands from relevant stakeholders, seek feedback through pertinent documents, analyze issues, and evaluate the organization’s stance. Present reports to supervisors, explaining the rationale and seeking approvals for necessary actions.
  • External Legal Support: Prepare drafts of tax-related issues and share them with external parties, such as lawyers, to facilitate the timely resolution of identified issues in courts, safeguarding Jazz’s interests.
  • Regulatory Monitoring: Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations by government bodies, ensuring that vendor payments are released in compliance with the latest regulations.
  • Notice Handling: Receive notices from various tax authorities and law enforcement agencies, review and evaluate them, and appear before legal forums when necessary. Devise appropriate strategies and communicate them to relevant stakeholders.


To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • LLB/LLM Degree: Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in a reputable organization.
  • Legal Expertise: Good knowledge of sub-scenes and procedural law.
  • Taxation Knowledge: Adequate knowledge of taxation, customs, duties, and regulatory issues.
  • Drafting and Research: Proficiency in legal drafting and research.
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal, written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Analytical Thinking: Strong analytical skills for problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Negotiation Skills: Ability to negotiate effectively.
  • Conflict Management: Skills to manage conflicts and disputes.
  • Detail-Oriented: Attention to detail and result-oriented.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment.
  • Positive Attitude: Maintain a positive and confident attitude.

Benefits of Joining Jazz:

At Jazz, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Joining our team offers you:

  • Visionary Leadership: Experience a workplace inspired and enabled by visionary leadership.
  • Professional Culture: Be a part of a unique professional culture that values entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Lifestyle: Enjoy a flourishing lifestyle with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Core Values: Work in an organization that upholds core values such as collaboration and customer obsession.
  • Impactful Work: Be a part of an organization that is transforming the lives of millions of customers in Pakistan and contributing to an increasingly digital economy.

Join us at Jazz, one of the leading employers in the country, and be a part of something transformative. Together, we can empower millions more with the tools necessary for progress in today’s digital world.

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