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State Chancellery to find a replacement for Petersone

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUState Chancellery announced an open personnel selection process on 16 June for the post of Director General of the State Revenue Service.

«We expect applications from professionals and leaders who wish to work in the interest of society and contribute to the development of our country’s state administration,» – notes State Chancellery’s Director Martins Krievins. «We’re looking for a person with enthusiasm and commitment to tackle challenges and improve SRS as a modern and customer-oriented institution.»

The main requirements for contenders are as follows: spotless reputation, Master’s degree, at least three years of experience managing a team of 40 employees, systemic approach when it comes to solving problems and the ability to analyse complicated, voluminous information.

Contenders have to have understanding of the work performed by SRS. They also have to have excellent cooperation, communication and strategic planning skills and knowledge of foreign languages, as reported by the Cabinet of Ministers.

In addition to their application, contenders have to submit their view on the future and priorities for SRS. In addition, they have to analyse the necessary changes to the institution’s structure, methods and personnel policy to ensure an effective change process. Application submission process will last until 4 July 2016.

Personnel selection process will take place in three stages. In the first stage of the personnel selection process will assess submitted documents and compliance with provided requirements. The second stage involves interviews with potential candidates. The third stage of the personnel selection process will have independent specialists evaluate contenders based on specific principles – strategic vision, team leadership skills, understanding of the necessary changes, relationship formation and objective-focused work.

BNN had previously reported that Inara Petersone has decided to step down as Director General of the State Revenue Service.

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