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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
46 of 2018
Senior Assistant Human Resources Manager

Senior Assistant Human Resources Manager

Office of the Deputy Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  provide assistance to the Human Resources Manager or equivalent to ensure all HR related matters are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilites

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Human Resources Unit through management of daily operations and supervision of assigned staff.
  2. 2. Ensure timely accurate completion of the appraisal process, promoting a positive attitude, from goal setting for new recruits to monitoring performance of employees.
  3. Draft relevant correspondence/reports (e.g. leave reports), ensuring a quick turnaround.
  4. Administer and maintain systems ensuring security of confidential personnel data.
  5. Coordinate recruitment to ensure the best candidate is employed.
  6. Coordinate salary administration to ensure accurate credits, deductions and payments are made on time and recommend compensation packages for new recruits and employees.
  7. Provide up-to-date advice on HR related matters, procedures and regulations, to help staff carry out their daily operations.
  8. Coordinate and deliver orientations and staff development / training and workshops to ensure employees obtain up-to-date knowledge.
  9. Research and prepare documentation to advise the relevant Commission.
  10. Arrange for the development, implementation and maintenance of on-going public education and information programmes.
  11. Schedule, organise and prepare materials; and minute departmental meetings to ensure accurate and timely preparation of documentation.
  12. Assist in maintaining and up to date electronic database of existing employees' profile using the payroll system.
  13. Deputise in the absence of the Human Resources Manager.
  14. Act as the personal assistant to the Permanent Secretary in the absence of the substantive holder of the post.
  15. Assist with compiling information for disciplinary inquiries to ensures that all disciplinary actions are handled in accordance with the human resources policies and/or executed as directed by the PSC (as agreed by the Governor).
  16. Compile and summarise employee development plans in collaboration with the Training Division.
  17. 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 Human Resources Management, Business Administration/Management or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound record management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 Office of the Deputy Governor
45 of 2018
Sister Islands Programme Coordinator

Sister Islands Programme Coordinator

Office of the Deputy Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will serve as itinerant Administrator for the Sister Islands and to monitor, promote and facilitate the execution of projects designed to bring about sustained improvement in the quantity, quality and delivery of Government services.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Serve as itinerant Administrator for the Sister Islands and as a Liaison Officer between the Office of the Deputy Governor and the District Officers to ensure efficient and effective communication and coordination of activities.
  2. Serve as Commissioner of Oaths for the Sister Islands to ensure the duties of this role are carried out in a timely and professional manner.
  3. Supervise the work of, as well as provide leadership and information to District Officers assigned to Sister Islands, in order to monitor compliance with ordinances, policies, rules and regulations. Evaluate their work and counsel on ways to improve service delivery and performance to ensure work is of an acceptable standard and resources are used efficiently.
  4. Make recommendations for programs and projects to improve the delivery of services to Sister Islands to ensure an acceptable standard of living.
  5. Coordinate activities with Ministries and outside agencies to ensure effective communication.
  6. Prepare the following reports and written communication for management information purposes:

              a. Quarterly progress reports and status reports for the Sister Islands Coordinating Committee and Cabinet

      b. Prepare Cabinet papers (undertake necessary follow-up action)

      c. Periodic administrative reports

  1. Provide information for the weekly update of the operational grid for the DGO to ensure an accurate overview and efficient planning of the use of resources.
  2. Serve as Project Coordinator for Capital Projects for the Governor’s Group to ensure departmental objectives are achieved in a timely and professional manner.
  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 department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Management or a related field
  • Five (5) years’ working experience
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the cultural and structural aspects of remote islands
  • Extensive knowledge of the geographical area of the island and community leaders
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound report writing skills
  • Excellent supervisory and management skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent leadership and management skill

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 Office of the Deputy Governor
MOF 04 of 2018
Branch Postmaster (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Branch Postmaster (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

BVI Post

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the running of the postal branch in an effective and efficient manner in order to meet the postal needs of the Territory. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Prepare and distribute mail and maintain records according to the procedural guide in order to maintain an effective and efficient postal service.
  2. Keep an inventory of supplies in order for a requisition of supplies to be made in a timely manner.
  3. Service and respond to customer inquiries in order to maintain good customer service.
  4. Ensure that reports required are completed in a timely manner to ensure effective information flow.
  5. Maintain weekly deposits of all revenues; check register as well as monthly accounts in order to maintain effective financial management.
  6. Liaise with the Deputy Postmaster or designated officer on any minor repairs which the building requires on an annual basis in order to maintain the infrastructure of the Departments.
  7. 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

  • Associate’s degree in General Studies, Business Administration or a related area
  • Three (3) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s license
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of postal operations and regulations
  • Good knowledge of the geographical areas of Tortola
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 BVI Post
MOF 03 of 2018
Postal Officer I/II/III (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Postal Officer I/II/III (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

BVI Post

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with execution of postal services, frontline, and clerical duties to ensure professional customer service is provided to the Department and to the public at all times

Main Responsibilties

  1. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute them to officers to ensure a timely and adequate flow of information.
  2. Perform clerical and data entry functions.
  3. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
  4. Assist in processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
  5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
  6. Ensure that all correspondence is collected, delivered and recorded appropriately to facilitate effective information flow.
  7. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
  9. Assist with maintenance of minor office equipment to ensure a well-functioning work environment.
  10. 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.
  11. Assist with records management, organisation and retrieval of documents.
  12. Assist with the delivery and collection of mail from the various locations in order to maintain effective and timely mail delivery to residents and businesses, as required.
  13. Assist with the verification, dispatch and/or preparation of documentation on packages received in order to maintain an effective and efficient service, as required.
  14. Ensure that postal vehicles are maintained in order to ensure the health and safety of others, as required.
  15. Assist the Marketing Unit with the execution of various clerical duties, as required.
  16. 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
  • One (1) to three (3) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 BVI Post
MOF 02 of 2018
Office Generalist I/II/III (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Office Generalist I/II/III (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

BVI Post

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with frontline and clerical duties to ensure professional customer service is provided to the Department and to the public at all times

Main Responsibilites

  1. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute them to officers to ensure a timely and adequate flow of information.
  2. Perform clerical and data entry functions.
  3. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
  4. Assist in processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
  5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
  6. Ensure that all correspondence is collected, delivered and recorded appropriately to facilitate effective information flow.
  7. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
  9. Assist with maintenance of minor office equipment to ensure a well-functioning work environment.
  10. 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.
  11. Assist with records management, organisation and retrieval of documents.
  12. 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
  • One (1) to three (years) working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s license (if required)
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 BVI Post
44 of 2018
Senior Accounts Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Senior Accounts Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

BVI Post

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  perform and assist with daily accounting and administrative functions to ensure that departmental accounting and fiscal records are kept and maintained accurately.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept.
  2. Prepare purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made in a timely manner.
  3. Compare invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made.
  4. Monitor and maintain records of all of the Department’s accounts to ensure accuracy.
  5. Record and reconcile vote book as required to ensure that all transactions are recorded and accounted correctly.
  6. Liaise with other government ministries and external vendors and suppliers on relevant matters as and when required to ensure efficiency.
  7. Assist in training and supervision of accounts staff where required in order to aid the professional development of other team members.
  8. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget when required to support other team members.
  9. Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
  10. Draft and type correspondence; research, analyse and prepare reports.
  11. Assist with maintaining inventory levels.
  12. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors.
  13. Performs any other related duties as required by the supervisor or 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
  • One (1) to two (2) years working experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Sound knowledge of computer programmes used for analysis and databases
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 BVI Post
43 of 2018
Administrative Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Administrative Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

BVI Post

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  perform administrative and secretarial services in a timely and professional manner.

Main Responsibilties

  1. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
  2. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports to the department for management purposes.
  3. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  4. Maintain records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.
  5. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  6. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
  7. Provide full administrative support to the Ministry/Department.
  8. Performs any other related duties as required by the supervisor or 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
  • One (1) to two (2) years working experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • 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
2 October 2018
2 October 2018 BVI Post
42 of 2018
Postal Inspector (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Postal Inspector (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

BVI Post

Role Summary

The successful applicant will supervise the operational procedures of the department in order to maintain an effective and efficient Department.

Main Responsibilties 

  1. Supervise and develop mail processes, operational and network plans, service targets and staff placements and resources in order to maintain effective management of the Department.
  2. Ensure that information is collected from the tipping section in order for data to be available for use by the respective sub unit.
  3. Further develop the mail hub by consolidating all mail function in order for a more efficient process.
  4. Ensure that mail processes and rates follow best practice procedures in order to comply with the UPU Acts.
  5. Assist in the collection of statistics and ensure that delivery targets are met as well as ensuring that the necessary findings are submitted to the required units in order to monitor the development of the department.
  6. Liaise with the management team to determine best routes, deployment of boxes and conveyance of mail in order to obtain the best service for customers.
  7. Set measureable targets according to best practices and notify the Postmaster of any issues which may arise with quality of service deliverables in order to maintain an effective postal service to the Territory.
  8. Performs any other related duties as required by the supervisor or 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) years working experience
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound knowledge of pipeline processes, measurement and target setting
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory skills

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 BVI Post
41 of 2018
Senior Accounts Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Senior Accounts Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform and assist with daily accounting and administrative functions to ensure that departmental accounting and fiscal records are kept and maintained accurately.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept.
  2. Prepare purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made in a timely manner.
  3. Compare invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made.
  4. Monitor and maintain records of all of the Department’s accounts to ensure accuracy.
  5. Record and reconcile vote book as required to ensure that all transactions are recorded and accounted correctly.
  6. Liaise with other government ministries and external vendors and suppliers on relevant matters as and when required to ensure efficiency.
  7. Assist in training and supervision of accounts staff where required in order to aid the professional development of other team members.
  8. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget when required to support other team members.
  9. Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
  10. Draft and type correspondence; research, analyse and prepare reports.
  11. Assist with maintaining inventory levels.
  12. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors.
  13. Perform any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Accounting
  • One (1) to two (2) years related experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Sound knowledge of computer programmes used for analysis and databases
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills

 

2 October 2018
2 October 2018 Public Works Department
40 of 2018
Deputy Financial Secretary (Economics) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Deputy Financial Secretary (Economics) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Ministry of Finance

Role Summary

The successful applicant will advise the Financial Secretary of all matters pertaining to finance and general economic policy.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Initiate and coordinate the development of policies, plans and programmes for the economic and social development of the Territory.
  2. Ensure that legislation under this Ministry is reviewed and upgraded periodically so that legislation is always consistent, up-to-date, and current.
  3. Research, analyse, prepare reports and provide advice on major issues relating to economic and social policy and national development issues.
  4. Assist with the preparation of the Ministry’s Annual Budget.
  5. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
  6. Deputise in the absence of the Financial Secretary.
  7. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  8. Coordinate and monitor national and sectorial development planning to facilitate consistent and efficient implementation of projects and programmes and evaluate ongoing programmes.
  9. Assist with the implementation of the Government’s Public Finance Management Reform Strategy focusing on: developing a policy-based budget; improving collection and quality of financial; accounting and economic data; producing an enhanced institutional framework and improving fiscal and financial management systems.
  10. Provide advice on the Government’s Debt Management Policy and oversee the formulation and implementation of the debt management function.
  11. Oversee the development of forecasts and fiscal targets for Government revenues, expenditures and debt.
  12. Oversee the development and monitor the performance of the Medium-Term Fiscal Plan for the Government and provide advice on the fiscal outlook.
  13. Advise the Financial Secretary on Fiscal Strategy options and recommend policy actions ensure fiscal stability.
  14. 7. Advise on current economic conditions and the outlook for the economy including external economic issues.
  15. Assist revenue generating departments in the development of policies to ensure that the Government derives balanced and equitable revenue from a variety of sources.
  16. Perform any other duties as required by the Financial Secretary in accordance with established policies as they relate to financial administration and management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Eight (8) years managerial experience in Public Finance or related field
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge in management, finance, accounting, economics and planning statistics
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, policies and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of budgeting, international marketing and foreign policy
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant financial software packages and computer applications including electronic spreadsheet, database and graphics
  • Expert analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent research and report-writing skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
2 October 2018
2 October 2018 Ministry of Finance

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