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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
TSC 5 of 2018
Assistant Principal, Bregado Flax Educational Centre- Secondary Division

Assistant Principal, Bregado Flax Educational Centre- Secondary Division

Bregado Flax Educational Centre Secondary Division

See vacancy notice attached. 

27 July 2018
27 July 2018 Bregado Flax Educational Centre Secondary Division
GG 09 of 2018
Human Resources Assistant (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Human Resources Assistant (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance to the Health and Safety Coordinator or equivalent, ensuring that all relevant HR related matters are handled within the Unit. The successful applicant will provide assistance to the Health and Safety Coordinator or equivalent, ensuring that all relevant HR related matters are handled within the Unit. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through administration of daily operations.
  2. Draft, type and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  3. Provide up-to-date advice on HR related matters, procedures and regulations to members of the public and to staff to help them carry out their daily operations.
  4. Assist/Provide research support as required.
  5. Maintain records relevant to the specific unit and also ensure that complete records are available for reference.
  6. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
  7. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Management or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Department of Human Resources
JLSC 07 of 2018
Senior Crown Counsel

Senior Crown Counsel

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide legal advice as well as prosecute cases in order to maintain the integrity of the legal system in a professional manner.

Main Responsibilities 

  1. Serve as Senior Counsel in the Courts and assist Senior Officers during criminal trials in order to maintain the activities of the Court.
  2. Prepare cases, draft charges and arguments, letters, opinions and legal documents as well as manage the preparation, filing and service of documents.
  3. Prepare outgoing letters of request for legal assistance in criminal matters and advise on incoming letters of request for legal assistance in criminal matters when required.
  4. Provide written legal advice to Commissions, Government Ministries and Departments, and attend meetings to provide immediate oral advice on legal matters as required in order to provide timely and professional information.
  5. Attend/Participate relevant workshops and seminars and assist with presentations when requested in order to represent the Department and ensure awareness of up-to-date legislation, knowledge and information.
  6. Undertakes general legal assignments including the drafting and/or vetting of legal matters.
  7. Prepare for adjudication of matters, negotiate amicable settlements: contract or court.
  8. Serve on various committees as required.
  9. Supervise and lead Crown Counsel in the management of cases.
  10. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree or equivalent
  • Bar Professional Training Course Certificate (BPTC)
  • Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications
  • Seven (7) to eight (8) years post qualification experience
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge and experience in criminal prosecutions
  • Proven experience in criminal law in particular  proceeds of crime , money laundering and asset forfeiture
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience in Court proceedings
  • Ability to master and interpret legislation
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and verbally
  • Sound analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Sound legal research skills
20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
MEC 03 of 2018
Secretary I/II (Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Secretary I/II (Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Ministry of Education & Culture

Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide secretarial and administrative support in an efficient and effective manner to ensure a professional customer service is provided the department and to the public.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administration of daily secretarial. operations.
  2. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute to officers ensuring a timely and adequate flow of information.
  3. Provide frontline service to clients.
  4. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.
  5. Coordinates and attends meetings, record and report minutes as required. Assist with the verbatim transcription of tapes, recordings and dictations when required.
  6. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  7. Assist with research as required.
  8. Serve as Secretary on assigned committees.
  9. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  10. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or management in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in a related field
  • Good Knowledge of Government structure, policies, procedures and applicable laws
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Good to sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Ministry of Education & Culture
29 of 2018
Information Officer I/II

Information Officer I/II

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for liaising with the assigned Ministry and related departments for developing Public Relations Campaigns, writing press releases, conducting radio interviews, producing TV programmes and performing other related functions.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ascertain and advise on the communication needs of the department in order to develop and coordinate policies, programmes and public relation activities for special events that will meet the Ministry’s needs.
  2. Draft, edit and proofread materials for internal and external publication and broadcast in order to effective and efficient publicise ministry and department objectives and activities.
  3. Read and review of correspondences, newsletters as well as monitor the media in order to stay up to date with current events and ascertain the success of public relation activities for the department.
  4. Ensure effective project management by supervising support staff, conducting research and producing and managing a working budget in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Conduct, manage and produce broadcast interviews on subjects relating to the Ministry and Departments to ensure effective publicity for the Government.
  6. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field
  • One (1) to four (4) years related experience
  • Sound to excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound to excellent knowledge of all media equipment
  • Sound to excellent analytical and research skills
  • Sound to excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Ministry of Health & Social Development
26 of 2018
Senior Research Analyst

Senior Research Analyst

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will gather and analyse data/information to inform technical and strategic recommendations with respect to the remit of establishing and maintaining international relationships and alliances.

Main Responsibilities

1.        Communicate with relevant local, regional and international agencies for information.

2.        Collect quantitative and qualitative data, interpret research findings and prepare relevant topics for further discussion and decision making.

3.        Assist in advising on technical and strategic recommendations to assist in formulating appropriate policy responses relating to the global economic, social and other developments that affect the interest of the Territory.

4.        Prepare various correspondences, Cabinet Papers, reports and assist in drafting materials for local and international publication.

5.        Organise and attend conferences, meetings, workshops and seminars relating to relevant local and international events, activities and developments.

6.        Performs any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  •    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, International Business, Economics, Political Science, Business Administration or related field
  •    Six (6) years working experience in a related area
  •    Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  •    Excellent knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and policies
  •    Sound oral and written communication skills
  •    Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  •    Excellent knowledge of quantitative and other research methods and data analysis
  •    Excellent knowledge of international affairs and global political and economic issues
  •    Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  •    Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  •    Ability to work well under pressure

 

20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Ministry of Health & Social Development
28 of 2018
Senior Administrative Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Senior Administrative Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the Ministry’s administrative functions to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities

1.        Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.

2.        Assist in the planning and execution of the Ministry’s work.

3.        Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.

4.        Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.

5.        Prepare correspondences and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information.

6.        Performs any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  •    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  •    Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  •    Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  •    Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  •    Sound oral and written communication skills
  •    Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  •    Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  •    Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  •    Ability to work well under pressure
20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Ministry of Health & Social Development
27 of 2018
Senior Administrative Officer (Non-Profit Organisations) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Senior Administrative Officer (Non-Profit Organisations) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the Ministry’s administrative functions to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities

1.        Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.

2.        Assist in the planning and execution of the Ministry’s work.

3.        Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.

4.        Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.

5.        Prepare correspondences and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information.

6.        Provides administrative support to the Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) Board including, but not limited to:

a.       Drafting correspondence, writing reports, recording minutes, coordinating and scheduling meetings and updating the required database

b.       Sits as a member of the NPO Board

c.       Assesses and facilitates the processing of NPO applications against the requirements outlined in the NPO Act

d.       Collects registration fees on behalf of the NPO Board

7.        Performs any other duty required of the Registrar of NPO's.

8.        Performs any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  •    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  •    Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  •    Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  •    Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  •    Sound oral and written communication skills
  •    Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  •    Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  •    Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Ministry of Health & Social Development
MHSD 14 of 2018
Executive Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS)

Executive Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide secretarial and administrative support in an efficient and effective manner to ensure professional customer service is provided to the department and to the public.

 

Main Responsibilities

1.        Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administrative and/or secretarial support.

2.        Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute to officers.

3.        Provide professional frontline service to clients.

4.        Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.

5.        Coordinate meetings and events, attend, record and report minutes as required.

6.        Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.

7.        Assist with research as required.

8.        Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.

9.        Provide clerical support by completing all photocopying, scanning, binding and typing in a timely manner to facilitate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

10. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • 3 years’ experience in a related field
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

 

20 July 2018
20 July 2018 Ministry of Health & Social Development

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