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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
Presiding Judge - Commercial Division of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Presiding Judge - Commercial Division of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Main Responsibilities:

  1. To hear and determine all claims commenced in the Commercial Division of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (‘the Commercial Court ‘) including all interim and other applications made in the course of such proceedings. While the bulk of such claims will be commenced and heard in the Commercial Court sitting in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, the Commercial Court Judge may, at the direction of the Chief Justice, hear claims originating from the six states and wo other UK Overseas Territories which comprise the territorial jurisdiction of the ECSC, wither in Tortola or in the particular state or Overseas Territory in question
     
  2. To constitute and convene a Commercial Court Users Committee comprising representatives of local law firms which regularly make use of the facilities of the Commercial Court (‘the Committee’)
     
  3. To keep under review, in conjunction with the Committee, the functioning of the Commercial Court Registry and to make such recommendations as may seem expedient for ensuring the efficient management of cases proceeding in the Commercial Court
     
  4. To keep under review, in conjunction with the Committee, the practice and procedure of the Commercial Court and to make such recommendations for its development as may seem expedient
     
  5. Before expiration of term, to provide such advice and assistance to a successor Judge as may be necessary to enable a seamless handover

 

Qualifications & Experience:

The suitable candidate should possess at least then (10) years’ experience as a Judge in a Court within the Commonwealth which has Civil jurisdiction in cross-border or International Commercial cases

OR

At least five (5) years’ experience as a Judge in a specialised court dealing with such cases

OR

At least ten (10) years practise as a leading Attorney at Law specialising

28 February 2017
28 February 2017
02 of 2017
Senior Administrative Officer - Personal Assistant

Senior Administrative Officer - Personal Assistant

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

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

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. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, report and record minutes of meetings as required;
  7. Manage the workflow of projects to ensure timely completion and accurately report on progress.
  8. 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 Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
2 February 2017
2 February 2017 Ministry of Health & Social Development
02 of 2017
Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

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

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:
    1. Drafting correspondence, writing reports, recording minutes, coordinating and scheduling meetings and updating the required database
    2. Sits as a member of the NPO Board
    3. Assesses and facilitates the processing of NPO applications against the requirements outlined in the NPO Act
    4. Collects registration fees on behalf of the NPO Board
    5. Performs any other duty required of the Registrar of NPO's
  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 Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
2 February 2017
2 February 2017 Ministry of Health & Social Development
GG 02 of 2017
Kitchen Attendant

Kitchen Attendant

Office of the Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform domestic cleaning, kitchen and silver service duties throughout the Governor’s Office to provide a clean and efficient environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist with preparation of food for official functions, daily meals and silver service to ensure the hospitality services of Government House are delivered.
  2. Assist with the daily cleaning of upstairs of Government House to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment.
  3. Assist with laundry duties where necessary to ensure all laundry is completed.
  4. Assist with cleaning silver and brass in the house to ensure its presentation is of the highest standard.
  5. Perform any other related duties as required by the Senior Administrative Officer or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Government House. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two (2) working experience in the hotel/catering industry
  • In-house training
  • Certified Food Handler
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of preparing, cooking and serving food
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
2 February 2017
2 February 2017 Office of the Governor
01 of 2017
Auditor General

Auditor General

Audit Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for the overall management of the Audit Department and in accordance with Section 109 of the VI Constitution, audit and report on the financial activities of government departments and statutory bodies to ensure accountability of public funds and compliance with Financial Regulations and Budgetary Constraints. public funds and compliance with Financial Regulations and Budgetary Constraints.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Plan, co-ordinate and supervise the activities of the department to ensure all audits are completed and are done on a timely basis.
  2. Audit the Government accounts produced by the Treasury Department, and inquire into and audit the financial records of Government departments and ministries plus statutory boards and trusts, to evaluate compliance with financial legislation and regulations.
  3. Provide assistance and advice to accounting officers in departments on their accounting and control system in order to improve processes across Government.
  4. Prepare various reports and memoranda as required, to ensure information gathered is being shared and reported on.
  5. Perform as an advisory member of the Public Accounts Committee.
  6. Review and certify the accounts of the House of Assembly and all Government departments and offices including the Public Service Commission, the Teaching Service Commission and the Police Service Commission and such other body as designated by law, to ensure compliance and timely reporting.
  7. Serve as the Accounting Officer.
  8. Prepare and manage the Department’s Annual Budget.
  9. Ensure the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for all staff.
  10. Develop and implement strategic plans.
  11. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  12. Perform any other related duties as stipulated by legislation, and other regulatory instructions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Professional qualification from a recognized examining body
  • Eight (8) years in accounting, of which at least five (5) must be in public accounting at an administrative level, and some experience in commercial accounting
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • Expert knowledge of budgeting
  • Expert knowledge of Public Administration
  • Expert knowledge of public policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
1 February 2017
1 February 2017 Audit Department