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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 51 of 2021
Programme Officer (Sports) (Internal Reassignment)

Programme Officer (Sports) (Internal Reassignment)

Department of Youth Affairs and Sports

Responsibilities

1. Coordinate and manage the After School Youth Development Programme and other established programmes, including assisting in their development, to ensure the relevance, success and smooth running of these.
2. Supervise and evaluate the Centre Coordinators and Youth Workers at the end of each term to provide feedback and continual improvement.
3. Maintain a schedule of After School Youth Development Programme staffing needs to ensure adequate coverage of staffing so that the Programme is not affected.
4. Respond to inquiries, requests, placements and concerns regarding the After School Youth Programme and other established programmes to ensure queries are dealt with in a timely manner.
5. Prepare quarterly reports and maintain a filing system for the After School Youth Development and other established programmes to ensure information can be accessed and assessed on a timely basis.
6. Prepare a newsletter for the After School Youth Development and the other established programmes.
7. Liaise with and gathers information from relevant government agencies, youth groups and community based youth organisations and assist with developing the National Youth Policy to ensure the effectiveness of the youth programmes. 
8. Coordinate meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
9. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.
10. Perform any other related duties as required by the Immediate Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Skills and Competencies

Bachelor’s degree in a Social Science or a related field
Four (4) years’ experience in programme planning or social work
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, ordinances, legislation, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of sports administration and programme coordination and administration 
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound analytical and decision-making skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure

 

9 July 2021
9 July 2021 Department of Youth Affairs and Sports
JR 50 of 2021
Programme Officer(Youths) (Internal Reassignment)

Programme Officer(Youths) (Internal Reassignment)

Department of Youth Affairs and Sports

Responsibilities

1. Support the delivery and implementation of the unit’s projects and progrmmes in line with the Department’s Medium Term Strategy and approved strategic plan and implementation agenda. 
2. Contribute to the development, review, implementation and evaluation of projects, programmes, polices, and legislation to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Department. 
3. Collaborate with key stakeholders and their networks to ensure the effective coordination and delivery of progrmmes, schedules and relevant events. 
4. Assist with educating stakeholders and the general public on the Department’s policies, processes, programmes and projects. 
5. Assist with the mobilization of resources to support the Department programmes and projects. 
6. Provide advice to youth and community partners on the Department’s policies, legislation, processes, programmes and projects, and support youth-led agencies in the delivery of their programmes. 
7. Assist with developing and maintaining the relevant databases and systems to support the management of relationships with stakeholders. 
8. Assist with the preparation of the unit’s reports and the management of the unit’s data to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Department. 
9. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role. 
10. Perform any other related duties as required by the Immediate Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Skills and Competencies

Bachelor’s degree in a Youth Development, Social Sciences or a related field 
Four (4) years’ experience in programme planning and implementation 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures 
Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, ordinances, legislation, policies and procedures 
Sound knowledge of youth development, and programme coordination and administration
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications 
Sound analytical and decision-making skills 
Sound oral and written communication skills 
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills 
Ability to work well under pressure
9 July 2021
9 July 2021 Department of Youth Affairs and Sports
GG 8 of 2021
Legal Executive Officer

Legal Executive Officer

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide professional and executive support to management in an efficient and effective manner for office related matters.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administrative and/or secretarial support and the supervision of assigned staff.
2. Type, proof-read, photocopy, collate and bind court bundles and ensure the required administrative support and service is provided in a timely manner.
3. Ensure that the minutes of meetings chaired by the Principal Crown Counsel are accurately recorded and distributed.
4. Coordinate meetings and manage the Principal Crown Counsel’s calendar and court diary accurately.
5. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
6. Draft simple legal documents as assigned.
7. Draft, type and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
8. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.
9. Assist/Provide research support as required.
10. Serves as personal assistant to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
11. Organise and coordinate travel.
12. Prepare standard court documents as assigned by the Director.
13. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or 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
Typing speed 35-45 wpm
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound supervisory skills

 

7 July 2021
7 July 2021 Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
JR 46 of 2021
Budget Officer I (Internal Reassignment)

Budget Officer I (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Finance

Responsibilities

1.Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through management of daily operations by assisting Ministries and Departments with the preparation of their annual and supplementary budgets.

2.Conduct site visits to verify financial information with regards to capital projects to ensure accuracy.

3.Process reallocation warrant applications and prepare reallocation schedules.

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

5.Conduct budgetary research assignments ensuring diligent performance.

6.Process requests for de-reservation of funds in a timely manner to ensure funds are available to be re-directed.

7.Prepare monthly reports on the analysis of government accounts for management information process.

8.Handle compensation matters, including processing vehicle accident and personal injury claims.

9.Process requests by public officers for personal advance of salary and car loans and make recommendations to the Financial Secretary to ensure appropriate circumstances.

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

Skills and Competencies

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Mathematics, Finance or related field

• One (1) to two (2) years related experience

• Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

• Good knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies

• Good knowledge of financial software packages

• Good knowledge of accounting, finance and debt management

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications

• Good analytical and decision-making skills

• Good interpersonal and organisational skills

• Ability to work well under pressure

7 July 2021
7 July 2021 Ministry of Finance
GG 7 of 2021
Plumber

Plumber

Police Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will install, repair and replace plumbing systems and provide general maintenance.

Main Responsibilities

1. Install, repair and replace various plumbing items, systems and fixtures in order to provide comfort, sanitation and safety for users
2. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing material and supply lists based on job requirements
3. 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 Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Certificate in Plumbing
Four (4) years’ experience working as a plumber
Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Working knowledge of standard practices, tools, equipment and methods of trade
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Good time management and organisational skills
6 July 2021
6 July 2021 Police Department
GG 6 of 2021
Mechanic II

Mechanic II

Police Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will repair and maintain vehicles to ensure the health and safety of others.

Main Responsibilities

1. Troubleshoot and carry out routine maintenance and repairs of all vehicles and equipment in a professional and timely manner to ensure the effective and efficient use of government resources.
2. Clean the workshop and surrounding areas to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others.
3. Assist with the weekly detailing of vehicles in order to maintain vehicles effectively.
4. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks and preparing a preventative maintenance schedule.
5. 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 Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Certificate or its equivalent
Five (5) years working experience in the field
Training in auto mechanic/body welding
Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Working knowledge of standard practices, tools, equipment, vehicles and plant
Good interpersonal skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good time management and organisational skills

 

6 July 2021
6 July 2021 Police Department
21 of 2021
Statistician II

Statistician II

Police Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the development and maintenance of various statistical databases according to defined procedures effectively and efficiently in order for the Department to meet its objectives.

Main Responsibilities

1. Collect, classify, code, and manipulate raw data to obtain various economic, financial and social indicators in a timely and competent manner.

2. Maintain a series of linked spreadsheets and update economic, financial and social statistics databases in accordance with established procedures.

3. Assist in preparation of statistical reports, publications and requests for statistical data to support the work of the unit.

4. Assist in planning, testing and execution of surveys as required to support the work of the unit.

5. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.

6. Supervise assigned staff.

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

 Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Social Science

 Five (5) years’ working experience in a related area

 Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

 Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment

 Sound knowledge of computer programs used for analysing datasets i.e. Microsoft Access, Excel

 Sound knowledge of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)

 Sound quantitative analysis

 Sound interpersonal skills

 Sound oral and written communication skills

 Sound analytical and decision making skills

 Sound supervisory and management skills

6 July 2021
6 July 2021 Police Department
18 of 2021
Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will manage the Public Health activities in the Territory by identifying and evaluating Public Health policies, health services and health programmes and providing advice to Government and agencies on Public Health matters to ensure that the Territory’s public health needs are met.

Main Responsibilities

1. Advise on all aspects of health care, health policy, health planning and the management of health services in the BVI in order to provide information for the Minister and Government decisions.
2. Develop and set standards for health professional practice, professional registration and accreditation of health institutions and health science programmes to ensure that the workforce are appropriately trained and qualified.
3. Discharge statutory responsibilities as identified in the Public Health Act and other laws in order to effectively comply with regulations.
4. Develop and implement programmes, regulations and enforcement mechanisms in order to safeguard Public Health.
5. Monitor the national components of international and regional health programmes to ensure that they comply and respond to International Health Regulations.
6. Ensure appropriate technical input into major physical infrastructure programmes and service developments to ensure that they do not impact negativity on public health.
7. Promote essential health research and coordinate the National Health Situation Report in order to access the impact of public health initiatives and identify areas for future programmes.
8. Liaise with the BVI Health Services Authority Board on public health matters.
9. Promote inter-sectoral coordination and cooperation with all stakeholders in health matters to ensure that the   Public Health needs of the Territory are met effectively.
10. Assist with the preparation of the annual budget.
11. Assist with the development and implementation of strategic plans.
12. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
13. 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

1. Manage organisational challenges
2. Manage change in organisational activities
3. Manage relationships across the organisation
4. Provide leadership for the organisation
5. Encourage innovation in the organisation
6. Obtain and analyse information for critical decision-making
7. Communicate and influence effectively
8. Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements
9. Manage your own resources, development and networks
10. Manage financial and physical resources effectively and efficiently, ensuring value for money
2 July 2021
2 July 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
20 of 2021
Graphic Artist III

Graphic Artist III

Department of Information and Public Relations

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform graphic design duties in support of public relations campaigns, Government policies, programmes and initiatives to ensure consistent high standard of publications and effective communications.

Main Responsibilities

1. Liaise with approving officer to discuss assignments to ensure accuracy and timely completion.

2. Inform relevant personnel of any delays to assignments to ensure flow of information.

3. Liaise with approving officer to check accuracy of completed assignments to ensure department quality standards are maintained.

4. Prepare various reports on the activities of the unit.

5. Monitor the inventory of design supplies to ensure adequate stocks are maintained and available for use.

6. Prepare publications as required.

7. Prepare and typeset camera-ready design assignments as required.

8. Deputise in the absence of the Graphic Supervisor.

9. Train and recommend appropriate training of staff as necessary.

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’s degree in graphic production or a related field

 Two (2) years working experience in a related area

 Valid BVI driver’s licence

 Sound knowledge of the Government structure, policies and procedures

 Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Application (Work and Excel) as well as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop,

 InDesign, Illustrator, Flash) and/or Coral Graphic Suite (Draw, Photo Paint, Trace, Rave)

 Excellent knowledge of elements and principles of design with a keen attention to detail and a strong visual sense

 Excellent knowledge of visual interpretation, image selection, colour theory, font selection and content  distribution

 Sound analytical skills along with a strong artistic/creative capacity, originality and flexibility

 Knowledgeable of market trends and design

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Ability to work well under pressure

 Sound interpersonal and organisational skills

29 June 2021
29 June 2021 Department of Information and Public Relations
16 of 2021
Implementation Coordinator(AML/CFT Implementation Unit)

Implementation Coordinator(AML/CFT Implementation Unit)

Ministry of Finance

Role Summary

The successful applicant will serve as the technical driver for the AML/CFT Implementation unit with responsibility for ensuring progress at each phase of implementation and review of the recommendations emanating from the Virgin Islands’National Risk Assessement (NRA) in preparation for the upcoming Caribbean Financial Action Task Force’s Mutual Evaluation.

Main Responsibilities

1. Producing performance reports and information/data analysis in respect of sectoral implementation of recommendations emanating from NRA Report. 
2. Coordinating the review of Action Plans for the implementation of recommendations contained in the reports as submitted by the relevant agencies (this will require coordination with the relevant agencies to ensure that the recommendations/reforms are effectively executed);
3. Developing templates for the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), Competent Authorities (CAs) and other Key Governmental Agencies (KGAs) to gauge whether and how the recommendations are being implemented; 
4. Preparing follow-up reports as required, by analysing technical compliance with the FATF Recommendations and effectiveness of Implementation;
5. Liaising with LEAs/CAs/KGAs as necessary on the progress/status  of their implementation plans;
6. Performing ongoing monitoring of progress and developing good working relationship with the relevant CAs/LEAs/KGAs, helping them to understand the FATF requirements;
7. Enhancing and strengthening the capacities of CAs/LEAs/KGAs engaged in AML/CFT matters or with a nexus to the Territory’s AML/CFT framework to increase their understanding of the impact of the requirements of the FATF 40 Recommendations and Methodology for Assessing Compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the effectiveness of AML/CFT systems;
8. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the relevant sectors;
9. Coordinating public education awareness on AML/CFT matters and ongoing AML/CFT training for relevant sectors as needed;
10. Developing and implementing on AML/CFT training strategy for all relevant sectors, including develop training materials and effectively executing such training;
11. Educating and sensitizing the public and secondary/tertiary education institutions on AML/CFT issues;
12. Reporting to the National AML/CFT Coordinating Counsel on the progress of the Territory’s implementation efforts;
13. Supervising the Unit and ensuring that work is distributed, monitored and assessed to ensure proper implementation of the various Action Plans; and
14. Perform any other related duties as required by the Deputy Financial Secretary in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Law or related field 
AML/CFT Implementation Qualification
3-5 Years Senior Level Professional experience in AML/CFT Assessments/Evaluations across law Enforcement/competent authorities sectors
Technical understanding of FATF Recommendations and Methodology for assessing technical compliance and effectiveness of AML/CFT systems
Sound knowledge of Territory’s AML/CFT laws, regulations and guidelines
Excellent Leadership skills
Excellent IT skills, analytical skills, written and verbal communications skills
Sound decision-making skills
Sound knowledge of Project Management
Ability to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and timeline sensitivity
Ability to demonstrate Teamwork and Resource Management
Ability to assess results and analyse trends
Ability to use and analyse statistical data to make forecasts and project projections and
Ability to understand the specific ML/TF impacts and provide recommendations for appropriate solutions to mitigate  those risks
26 June 2021
26 June 2021 Ministry of Finance

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