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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
Accounts Officer I

Accounts Officer I

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform and to assist with daily accounting and administrative functions to ensure that departmental accounting and fiscal records are kept and maintained accurately, and that functions are performed in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

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. Reconcile invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made.
4. Record all accounting transactions in the vote book.
5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget.
6. Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer.
7. Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
8. Draft and type correspondence and reports.
9. Research, analyse and prepare reports.
10. Assist with maintaining inventory levels.
11. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors.
12. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
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 unit.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent
One (1) year working experience in a related area
Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Basic knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
Good knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
Good knowledge of computer programmes used for analysis and databases
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal and organisational skills
30 April 2021
30 April 2021
JR 26 of 2021
Programme Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Programme Officer (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
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Department of Youth Affairs and Sports
JR 25 of 2021
Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture

Responsibilities

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 performance of accounting functions within the Department.
13. Perform any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department

Skills and Competencies

High School diploma or equivalent 
Three (3) years working experience  
Valid BVI driver’s licence (if required)
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures  
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment  
Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications  
Sound knowledge of general office procedures  
Sound time management and organizational skills    
Sound oral and written communication skills  
Sound interpersonal skills and ability to work is a team player 
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture
8 of 2021
Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

Civil Registry and Passport Office

Role Summary

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

Main Responsibilities

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. Supervises support team and all accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are maintained.
9. Supervises the daily preparation of purchase orders and vouchers, ensuring that expense records are accurately maintained and orders are made in a timely manner.
10. Ensure the reconciliation of invoices with purchase orders prior to submission to the Treasury Department, ensuring that accurate payments are made.
11. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept.
12. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget when required to support the Registrar General.
13. Analyse and prepare monthly financial reports and draft correspondences.
14. Liaise with other government Ministries, Departments and external vendors and suppliers on relevant matters when required to ensure efficiency and maintain vendor files.
15. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting, 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
Sound supervisory skills
Ability to work well under pressure and with little supervision
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Civil Registry and Passport Office
7 of 2021
Deputy Director (Engineering) (Internal Applicants Only)

Deputy Director (Engineering) (Internal Applicants Only)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist the Director in planning, organizing and directing the activities of assigned divisions. Assists other ministries and Departments on relevant matters. Ensures technical outputs of the sections are executed according to established procedures and guidelines.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assist the Director with planning, developing and implementing Government projects in order to contribute to the effective management of the department.
2. Assist with coordinating technical and feasibility studies undertaken by the Department.
3. Assist with the management of the day-to-day activities of the Department to ensure that work is carried out in a timely manner, as well as monitoring the efficient use of resources.
4. Prepare reports on projects supervised by the Department to provide substantive data measuring performance on an ongoing basis.
5. Represent the Director at various meetings to ensure representation of the department and its interests.
6. Assist with the development of training programmes for assigned division to aid the professional development of the department’s staff.
7. Draft memorandums, letters, Cabinet papers and other correspondences as required, ensuring the consistency and accuracy of external correspondence.
8. Act in the absence of the Director.
9. Assist with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
10. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
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. Execute projects in accordance with the industry standards.
13. Prepare designs and construction documents for roads, bridges etc. throughout the Territory.
14. Prepare briefs for consulting engineers and monitors their services.
15. Supervise construction projects as required.
16. Develop and implement engineering standards.
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 Civil Engineering or related area
Seven (7) years’ experience in related area
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
Sound knowledge of accessibility guidelines and sustainable development principles
Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software applications, including AutoCAD and Civil 3D
Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Excellent research, analytical and decision making skills
Excellent supervisory and management skills
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Public Works Department
6 of 2021
Deputy Director (Architecture) (Internal Applicants Only)

Deputy Director (Architecture) (Internal Applicants Only)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist the Director in planning, organizing and directing the activities of assigned divisions. Assists other ministries and Departments on relevant matters. Ensures technical outputs of the sections are executed according to established procedures and guidelines.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assist the Director with planning, developing and implementing Government projects in order to contribute to the effective management of the department.
2. Assist with coordinating technical and feasibility studies undertaken by the Department.
3. Assist with the management of the day-to-day activities of the Department to ensure that work is carried out in a timely manner, as well as monitoring the efficient use of resources.
4. Prepare reports on projects supervised by the Department to provide substantive data measuring performance on an ongoing basis.
5. Represent the Director at various meetings to ensure representation of the department and its interests.
6. Assist with the development of training programmes for assigned division to aid the professional development of the department’s staff.
7. Draft memorandums, letters, Cabinet papers and other correspondences as required, ensuring the consistency and accuracy of external correspondence.
8. Act in the absence of the Director.
9. Assist with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
10. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
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. Execute projects in accordance with the industry standards.
13. Prepare designs and construction documents for government ministries and departments.
14. Prepare briefs for consulting engineers and architects and monitor their services.
15. Supervise construction projects as required.
16. 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 Architecture or related area
Seven (7) years’ experience in related area
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
Sound knowledge of accessibility guidelines and sustainable development principles
Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software applications, including REVIT, AutoCAD
Excellent research, analytical and decision making skills
Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Excellent supervisory and management skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Public Works Department
5 of 2021
Assistant Secretary

Assistant Secretary

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will conduct research in addition to implementing and assisting in the coordination of effective legislation, strategic policies for regional affairs as directed by the Permanent Secretary. Serves as desk officer for selected departments on the Ministry’s behalf. Facilitates BVI representation and participation in international and regional organisations.

Main Responsibilities

1. Provides assistance and support to the Permanent Secretary and the Deputy Permanent Secretary in the formulation of policy and administration of the Ministry and its departments to maintain the efficient delivery of services.
2. Conducts research and assists with policy development, analysis and delivery in line with the requirements of the Ministry.
3. Prepares Cabinet Papers, speeches, and statements for the Minister, press releases, and answers to House of Assembly questions as required to assist the Minister.
4. Writes numerous correspondences to local and external persons, agencies and departments in order to respond to the needs of the public.
5. Serves as the Ministry’s subject and Desk Officer for assigned departments for the purposes of improving centralisation and efficiency.
6. Monitors the implementation of the Government Legislative Agenda and strategic management initiatives to ensure that execution of such initiatives is consistent with original objectives.
7. Represents the Ministry at meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences and other official functions locally and
8. overseas to ensure presence of the Ministry and to represent its interests.
9. Monitors incoming correspondence to remain current with a wide range of information and to assist with necessary follow-up action.
10. Provides support to government ministries on strategic management to contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Civil Service.
11. Performs any other duties as required by the Permanent Secretary 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
Five (5) to seven (7) years working experience in a management capacity
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Good 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
Sound supervisory and management skills
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
GG 5 of 2021
Assistant Information Officer

Assistant Information Officer

House of Assembly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist in drafting, editing and organizing content intended for publication and assist in the maintenance and monitoring of the department website to ensure effective and efficient information flow.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assist in editing, proofreading, organising and drafting and/or securing content intended for print or electronic publication to ensure that it meets department standards when it is submitted for design work.
2. Assist in conducting research, formulating press notices, drafting new releases and assist with the planning and implementation of public relation activities to ensure effective publicity for activities and the Government.
3. Assist in collecting, organising, updating and uploading materials for department and Government publications and websites to ensure effective information flow between departments, Government and the public.
4. Respond to local and overseas email enquiries in a timely and professional manner to ensure good customer service.
5. Assist in the setup of displays to present work of the department and other activities to enhance the public’s knowledge of the department and its activities.
6. Compile and submit weekly reports on the department website users and usage in order to monitor the impact of the website.
7. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in Mass Communications, Liberal Arts, Computer Science or relevant experience
One (1) year experience in Mass Communications or related filed
Sound knowledge of the Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Good knowledge of the relevant computer software applications
Good time management and organisational skills
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
Good oral and written communication
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 House of Assembly
GG 4 of 2021
Office Generalist I (Messenger)

Office Generalist I (Messenger)

House of Assembly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with frontline and/or courier duties, to ensure professional customer service is provided to the Ministry/Department and public at all times.

Main Responsibilities

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 various messenger duties including:
     a. Delivering and collecting mail/documents to and from various Government and private organisations and members of the House of Assembly in accordance with the established     guidelines and Standing Orders.
      b. Maintaining the Department’s vehicle according to the Office Procedural Guide and the Motor Vehicle Procurement and Use Policy Government of the Virgin Islands, 2010.
13. Perform any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent
One (1) year working experience
Valid BVI driver’s licence (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
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 House of Assembly
GG 3 of 2021
Office Generalist III

Office Generalist III

Civil Registry and Passport Office

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 Responsibilities

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. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Virgin Gorda Office, including:
        a. Maintaining and reconciling the collection of cash.
        b. Screening and collecting applications for passports and visas.
        c. Registration of weddings, births, and issuance of all certificates.
        d. Assisting with the interview process of marriage licences.
13. Process Apostilles for legalisation by the Registrar General or his/her designate.
14. 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 Diploma or equivalent
Three (3) years working experience
Valid BVI driver’s licence, if applicable
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
Sound knowledge of general office procedures
Sound time management and organizational skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
26 April 2021
26 April 2021 Civil Registry and Passport Office

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