Press Release

Premier's Office
Release Date:
Thursday, 24 February 2022 - 5:12pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands remains committed to protecting the public, public money and property and is moving to establish the Virgin Islands Office of the Contractor General. 

The office of the Contractor General serves to promote and enhance standards of ethical conduct by consolidating laws relating to the prevention of corruption and the award, monitoring and investigating of government contracts and prescribed licences.

The office is also responsible for supporting the establishment and enforcement of standards of awarding government contracts that will promote and strengthen measures for the preventing, detecting, investigating, judging, sanctioning and prosecuting of acts of corruption.

The Contractor General is primarily responsible for monitoring and where necessary, investigating the award of contracts with a view to ensuring that they are awarded impartially and without impropriety or irregularity and are implemented as specified in the award; and reporting the findings of any such investigation to the House of Assembly.

The responsibilities of Contractor General include working closely with the Procurement Office, other Government Departments and Statutory Agencies to be aware of any award and, where applicable, the variation of any public contract by the public body responsible for such contract.

The Contractor General will among other responsibilities, monitor the award and the implementation of government contracts and statutory agencies contracts with a view to ensuring that:

  • such contracts are awarded impartially and on merit.
  • circumstances in which each contract is awarded or, as the case may be, terminated, do not involve any impropriety or irregularity.
  • without prejudice to the functions of any public body in relation to any contract, the implementation of each such contract conforms to the terms thereof.
  • there is no fraud, corruption, mismanagement, waste or abuse in the awarding of contracts by a public body.

Qualifications include Bachelor's or Master’s degree in one of the following areas of competency: accounting, auditing, financial analysis, law, management analysis, public administration, or project management.

  • 5-8 years of project management and related experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively

Closing date for applications is March 11 and applications should be addressed to:

Permanent Secretary

Premier’s Office

Cutlass Building 

2nd Floor Road Town,

Tortola British Virgin Islands


Tel: (284) 468-2152



Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)

354 James Walter Francis Drive
RJT Edifice Building, 5th Floor
Road Town, TORTOLA VG1110

Tel: 284 468 2730
Fax: 284 468 2750