Collector of Customs and Excise
Government Buildings

Job Reference: TRE-006890

Closing Date: 25/04/2018

Salary: £83,157 to £103,837

Department: Treasury

Hours Per week: 37

About the role

We are looking to appoint a professional and driven Collector of Customs and Excise within Isle of Man Treasury.

Customs and Excise Division are responsible for leading the Isle of Man Government in relation to indirect taxation (VAT), customs, excise, sanctions and associated law enforcement work. As Collector of Customs & Excise you would be responsible for exercising the statutory duties under the Isle of Man Customs & Excise and VAT Acts and under relevant United Kingdom Acts.

We are looking for someone with great leadership and management skills, a flexible attitude and strong organisational and analytical skills.

Within this role, some of your responsibilities would include:

  • Advising the Isle of Man Government on all indirect taxation, customs and excise and associated law enforcement policy matters
  • Participating in discussions on the interaction of indirect taxation on trade and the economy
  • Leading the strategic relationship with key stakeholders both external and internal
  • Acting as the accounting officer for Customs and Excise providing leadership and direction to the division
  • Be a member of Treasury Senior Management Team contributing to the ongoing development of the Department

Your Benefits

In the Isle of Man Public Service we believe the benefits we offer our employees are important; from financial benefits to your Wellbeing and Development, we have a lot to offer.

We have created a downloadable document, Our Benefits - A Quick Guide; have a read to see what benefits you could enjoy whilst working for us. 

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

For more information on the role:

For more information please see the attached Job Profile.

More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Sheila Lowe, Chief Financial Officer on 04624 685653 or at

How to Apply:

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. It is recommended that you include a cover letter with your CV which explains your motivations for applying for this position and demonstrates your suitability for the requirements of the post. If you do wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment and Employment Changes Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. We encourage you to use the online application process which allows you to track your application and receive faster communication regarding your application. If you wish to apply using a manual application these can be found here. Please print the correct application off and return to OHR, 2nd Floor, Illiam Dhone House, Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AG. Please note an acknowledgement of receipt of application will not be sent for manual applications.

Following the introduction of New Terms and Conditions for New Starters and Promotions on 01 April 2016, the terms and conditions for this appointment will be in line with these new provisions, more details can be found here. If you are currently employed under Civil Service or Manual Worker terms and conditions aspects of your terms and conditions may be protected. Please click on this link for further details on the scope of the agreement and how it may affect you.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.