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Office Attendant

The Bank of Montserrat Limited has a vacancy for Office Attendant. 

Applicants for the position should: 

  1. Be customer oriented with a pleasant disposition.

  2. Have a valid driver’s license.

  3. Previous experience would be an asset.

 Applications along with two references should be addressed to:

The Manager
Bank of Montserrat Limited
St. Peters
Montserrat 
Fax:                       1-664-491-3163 
Email:                   bom@candw.ag 

Deadline for submission of applications  is 17th June 2003.


PRINCIPAL CROWN COUNSEL 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Principal Crown Counsel, in the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To undertake the prosecution of criminal matters in the Supreme Court.
  2. Represent Government in civil litigation in the Magistrate and Supreme Courts.
  3. Under the general supervision of the Attorney General, assume responsibility for and execute all matters arising under the money laundering legislation.
  4. In consultation with the Attorney General, carry out the obligations of Montserrat under the money laundering legislation, international conventions and international treaties which have been entered into on our behalf by the United Kingdom.
  5. Advise Government Departments on all matters including, but not limited to, leases, contracts and agreements, land acquisition, legislation reform and imperial legislation extended to Montserrat by Orders in Council.

  6. Advise on all matters, criminal and civil, involving the Government of Montserrat.

  7. Supervise the Crown Counsel in the exercise of his duty.

  8. Act for the Attorney General in his absence.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

The applicant should have at least five (5) years experience practicing as an Attorney-at-Law and have practised both Criminal and Civil Law.

SALARY

Salary is in the scale R12-8, that is, $56,088 - $61,800 per annum

ALLOWANCES:

Housing            -            $1,200 per month (for officers recruited from overseas)

Legal               -            $4,000 per month

Travelling            -            $   700 per month

Telephone            -            $     35 per month

All emoluments are paid in Eastern Caribbean Currency and subject to tax with the exception of travel and telephone allowances.

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualification, two (2) recent letters of reference, and should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than 13 June 2003.


DIRECTOR OF LANDS & SURVEYS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Director of Lands & Surveys in the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing & the Environment.   

The Director of Lands & Surveys is accountable to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Land, Housing & the Environment, to manage and lead the Department of Lands and Survey in the maintenance of a comprehensive, efficient and effective system of land surveys and land registration to support development of the island and to facilitate all dealings in land, in accordance with relevant legislation.    The postholder will heads a team of survey and administrative staff, and will collaborate with other Departments of Government to ensure that Government policies relating to land administration and management systems are effectively implemented.  The Government of Montserrat is currently implementing a process of transition to a modern IT-driven system of land surveying and mapping, and this is an exciting opportunity to manage the process in collaboration with participating Departments.  The postholder will also provide advice and support to the Government of Montserrat in matters pertaining to land surveys, registration, and mapping,  and will facilitate the process of adjudication in Land disputes.

The Director of Lands & Surveys is also required to prepare departmental plans and budgets, and to ensure that effective management systems, procedures and financial controls are properly developed, exercised and maintained.  

Applicants should possess at least a first degree in Land Surveying, or equivalent qualification from an approved University, and should have had at least 10 years experience in undertaking cadastral, engineering and topographical surveys.  Membership of a Chartered Surveyors’ institute would be an asset.   Applicants will  also possess strong management and team-building skills, and should have had at least 5 years experience in a managerial position.  A sound knowledge of new technology in survey and land management is also required. 

The salary is fixed at EC$60,588 per annum. 

In addition,

a Professional Allowance of EC$2,000 per month,

travel allowance of $700 per month,

and telephone allowance of $60 per month are also payable. 

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV,  certified copies of qualification documents, and the names and addresses of  two referees.  Applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary,  Department of Administration,  Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat,  to reach her no later than  6 June 2003.


LIBRARIAN

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Librarian at the Montserrat Public Library, Ministry of Education, Health and Community Services.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

Applicants for the position of Librarian, Montserrat Public Library should:

SALARY 

Salary is in the scale M22 – 16, that is, $41,688 - $50,328 per annum. 

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Admnistration at e-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, documentary evidence of qualifications, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees and should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than 30 May 2003.


ECONOMICS AND MATHEMATICS TEACHER 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Economics and Mathematics Teacher at the Montserrat Secondary School.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

Applicants should have: 

REMUNERATION

Salary is in scale of R22-16/14, that is, $41,688 - $50,328/$53,208 per annum.

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at e-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications, two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach no later than 30 May 2003


BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Business Education Teacher, Montserrat Secondary School.

PURPOSE:

To teach Office Procedures, Typewriting, Information Technology and Business Studies.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS:

Applicants should have: 

REMUNERATION:

Salary is in the scale of R22 – 16/14, that is, $41,688 - $50,328/$53,208 per annum.

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later that 30 May 2003.


Internal Auditor

The Bank of Montserrat Limited, an indigenous bank in the Eastern Caribbean, is seeking an, Internal Auditor 

Duties: 

The Internal Auditor will report to the Audit Committee of the Board and will be responsible for: 

  1. Developing the bank’s internal control system and procedures

  2. Ensuring accurate reporting of the bank’s assets and liabilities.

  3. Making recommendation to the Committee for enhancement of the bank’s internal control, accounting system and manuals.

  4. Maintaining communications with the eastern Caribbean Central Bank and be familiar with the ECCB banking guidelines and the OECS Banking Act.

  5. Liaise with the external auditors and ensure the effectiveness of the bank’s Internal auditors to ensure the effectiveness of the bank’s internal audit programmes.

Qualifications/Experience: 

The successful applicant must possess:

  1. Five to ten years auditing experience preferably in a banking environment.

  2. A recognized professional accounting qualification or degree in accounting

  3. Good communication skills with the ability to be part of a cohesive team

  4. The individual must be customer –service oriented and result driven.

 Compensation:

Attractive remuneration package offered.

Application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, should be address to

The Chairman
Bank of Montserrat Limited
P.O Box 58
Montserrat
West Indies 
Fax                        1-664-491-4660
E-Mail                  melent@candw.ag

Deadline for submission of application is 30th April 2003

Unsuitable applicants will not be acknowledged.


OECS - DIRECTOR OF FUNCTIONAL COOPERATION

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Nationals from its Members States to fill the Senior Management position of Director, Functional Cooperation.

KEY DUTIES

Under the direction of the Director-General, the Director, Functional Cooperation shall be responsible for Directing and managing the work of staff of the Division of Functional Cooperation with a view to ensuring the Division’s maximum possible contribution to achieving the objectives and purposes of the Organisation.

More specifically the Director, Functional Cooperation shall be responsible for;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

The following candidate should meet the following criteria:

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

The candidate should be a National of the OECS Member States. The position is available for a three-year (3) year contract in the first instance with the possibility of renewal. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be free of income taxes in St. Lucia. In addition, the post attracts housing and vehicle allowances and a 25%gratituty of the base salary will be paid upon successful completion of the contract. And during the term of the contract, the successful candidate will be eligible for member ship in the organization’s non-contributory group Health and life insurance Scheme. Reasonable relocation expenses will be reimbursed. During the term of service with the Organization, the successful candidate will enjoy basic diplomatic privileges and immunities consistent with the Headquarters Agreement between the organization and the host government.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

 Applications are to be submitted for the attention of; the director general, Post Director, functional Cooperation, OECS Secretariat, Morne Fortune, P.O. Box 179, Castries, St.Lucia and should reach him by the 30th April 2003.Applications should include curriculum vitae stating Nationality with two references and the name and address of the present or most recent employer along with certified copies of relevant certificates. Applications under consideration will be acknowledged.

Applications can also be sent via e-mail to oecs@oecs.org


 CPEC VACANCY

The Caribbean Programme for Economic Competitiveness (CPEC) wishes to recruit a bright, mature, energetic Caribbean National to the position of Senior Project Officer at its Regional Office Castries, St. Lucia.

The successful candidate will be required to maintain excellent communications with CPEC clients, travel considerably to support projects and to assist in the implementation of CPEC obligations and plans.

Minimum Requirements:

Apply before April 30, 2003 to:

``CPEC VACANCY’’
email: c_pec@candw.lc
Box GM 561
Castries
St. Lucia

DIRECTOR OF FUNCTIONAL COOPERATION

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Nationals from its Members States to fill the Senior Management position of Director, Functional Cooperation.

KEY DUTIES

Under the direction of the Director-General, the Director, Functional Cooperation shall be responsible for Directing and managing the work of staff of the Division of Functional Cooperation with a view to ensuring the Division’s maximum possible contribution to achieving the objectives and purposes of the Organisation.

More specifically the Director, Functional Cooperation shall be responsible for;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

The following candidate should meet the following criteria:

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

The candidate should be a National of the OECS Member States. The position is available for a three-year (3) year contract in the first instance with the possibility of renewal. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be free of income taxes in St. Lucia. In addition, the post attracts housing and vehicle allowances and a 25%gratituty of the base salary will be paid upon successful completion of the contract. And during the term of the contract, the successful candidate will be eligible for member ship in the organization’s non-contributory group Health and life insurance Scheme. Reasonable relocation expenses will be reimbursed. During the term of service with the Organization, the successful candidate will enjoy basic diplomatic privileges and immunities consistent with the Headquarters Agreement between the organization and the host government.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

 Applications are to be submitted for the attention of; the director general, Post Director, functional Cooperation, OECS Secretariat, Morne Fortune, P.O. Box 179, Castries, St.Lucia and should reach him by the 30th April 2003.Applications should include curriculum vitae stating Nationality with two references and the name and address of the present or most recent employer along with certified copies of relevant certificates. Applications under consideration will be acknowledged.

Applications can also be sent via e-mail to oecs@oecs.org 


Internal Auditor

The Bank of Montserrat Limited, an indigenous bank in the Eastern Caribbean, is seeking an, Internal Auditor 

Duties: 

The Internal Auditor will report to the Audit Committee of the Board and will be responsible for: 

  1. Developing the bank’s internal control system and procedures

  2. Ensuring accurate reporting of the bank’s assets and liabilities.

  3. Making recommendation to the Committee for enhancement of the bank’s internal control, accounting system and manuals.

  4. Maintaining communications with the eastern Caribbean Central Bank and be familiar with the ECCB banking guidelines and the OECS Banking Act.

  5. Liaise with the external auditors and ensure the effectiveness of the bank’s Internal auditors to ensure the effectiveness of the bank’s internal audit programmes.

Qualifications/Experience: 

The successful applicant must possess:

  1. Five to ten years auditing experience preferably in a banking environment.

  2. A recognized professional accounting qualification or degree in accounting

  3. Good communication skills with the ability to be part of a cohesive team

  4. The individual must be customer –service oriented and result driven.

Compensation:

Attractive remuneration package offered. 

Application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, should be address to the  

Chairman
Bank of Montserrat Limited
P.O Box 58
Montserrat
West Indies 
Fax                        1-664-491-4660
E-Mail                  melent@candw.ag

Deadline for submission of application is 30th April 2003

Unsuitable applicant will not be acknowledged.


PROGRAMME SPECIALIST

The Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD), in Barbados invites applications for the above position on a fixed term contract of three (3) years.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

A Post Graduate University degree in Social Sciences, Public Sector Management, Organisational Development or other related discipline. Specialised competencies in financial and project management; creative thinking on issues of public sector reform as well as coaching and team building would be an asset. Not less than ten (10) years hands-on work experience in senior management in the public sector preferably in the Caribbean Region.

To obtain detailed information of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.


DENTAL SURGEON

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Dental Surgeon in the Ministry of Health.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

Applicants should have:

Membership with a professional association will be an asset.

SALARY

Salary is the scale R12 – 8/R6, that is $56,088 - $61,800/$65,160 per annum.

Allowance 

Travel - $700 per month. 

To obtain further details for the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234. 

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications, two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than 30 April 2003. 


Secretary Wanted

NB: PLEASE PUBLISH ADVERTISMENT ON 1/8 OF A PAGE

By professional office. Must be fully computer literate. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Send to The Manager,
P.O Box 185,
Montserrat.

REGIONAL AFFAIRS OFFICER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Regional Affairs Officer, Office of the Chief Minister.

JOB PURPOSE

To represent the Government of Montserrat’s interests in the region and provide policy advice to the government on regional affairs issues. To liaise in regional matters with the Governor’s Office.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS 

  1. To promote Montserrat’s regional interests.

  2.  To attend local and regional meetings as required and submit reports on the deliberations.

  3.  To work with regional organisations on behalf of Montserrat.

  4.  To study, monitor and analyse regional reports, developments, trends, as well as global issues and their impact on Montserrat; and bring significant issues to the attention of the Permanent Secretary.

  5.  Assists in the formulation and implementation of regional affairs policies.

  6.  To draft briefs Councils’ memoranda, papers and submissions on matters relating to meetings.

  7.  To draft briefs and reports for the guidance of government delegations attending meetings.

  8.  To draft speaking notes for the Chief Minister on regional affairs issues, as well as to draft responses for question to which the office on the Chief Minister should respond.

  9.  To review bilateral relationships with OECS/CARICOM countries and propose areas that could be developed.

  10.  To ensure that matters of regional policy in which the UK Government has an interest are brought to the attention of the Governor’s Office. To liaise as necessary between the Governor’s Office and the Government of Montserrat. 

  11.  To monitor the implementation of existing cooperation programmes and negotiate agreements with respective OECS/CARICOM countries

  12.  To make recommendation for concluding new agreements in specific areas with OECS/CARICOM countries.

  13.  To liaise with local authorities in OCES and CARICOM countries.

  14.  To provide information and advice to stakeholders on regional issues.

  15.  To communicate Montserrat’s position on regional issues to Montserrat officials and organisations.

  16.  To organise official regional visits for Government of Montserrat Ministers and officials.

  17.  To protect the interest of Montserrat citizens in the region.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

Applicants should: 

REMUNERATION

Salary will be in the scale R17-R13, that is EC$48,888-$54,648 per annum.

ALLOWANCES

Travel                    -               $700.00

Telephone            -               $  35.00

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications, two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later that 31 March 2003.


Police Constable

Do you wish to contribute to community development? Can you communicate well with all sections of our community? Are you physically fit with a good educational background? Could you make decision that impact on people’s lives? If you can answer yes to these questions then you could be part of the continuing development taking place within the Royal Montserrat Police Force.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as Police Constable with the Royal Montserrat Police. Applicants must be between 19 and 35 years of age, be physically fit and have good educational background. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an ‘assessment day’ that will include a written educational test in English and Mathematics, a medical examination and a physical fitness test. Final appointment will follow success at a formal selection interview panel.

On appointment you will benefit from a salary in the scale R39-R28, that is , EC $21,468-33,648 per annum, plus additional allowances.

If you think you are ready for this challenging career then write an application to: 

The Commissioner of Police
Royal Montserrat Police Force
Police Headquarters
Brades
Montserrat
     or
E-mail monpol@candw.ag

Your application should include:                   

Applications should reach The Commissioner no later than Friday 28th March 2003. 

John B. Douglas
Commissioner of Police

Director MONTSERRAT NATIONAL TRUST

Job Purpose:    The Director of the Montserrat National Trust will be the Chief Operating Officer of the Trust and must provide timely and competent advice to the Executive Committee and the Council of the Trust.

The Director will be required to work with minimal supervision to plan and implement the Trust’s programmes, which include the management of all projects.

Responsibilities of the Director: 

  1. To develop and effectively implement plans, programmes and projects as approved by the Executive of the Trust.
  2. To ensure that plans, programmes and budgets are prepared and approved by the Executive of the Trust in order to address key priorities identified by the Executive.
  3. To ensure that effective management systems, human resource and financial controls are in place to make efficient and effective use of the Trusts' resources.
  4. To prepare funding proposals foi- the consideration of various funding agencies.
  5. To ensure that the various committees of the Trust develop and function in a manner that is consistent with the plans, programmes and projects of the Trust.
  6. To represent the Trust at National, Regional and International fora.
  7. To work with Government Agencies, other NGO'S, groups and relevant stakeholders to accomplish the mandate of the Trust.
  8. To mount a. recruitment drive to ensure that a representative proportion of locals become active members of the Trust.

Personnel Specifications: 

Qualification:    A graduate  with competency in science and or management.  A second degree or experience in environmental science would be an asset

Experience:    A minimum of five (5) years relevant experience at a senior management level, including Supervision and training of staff and responsibility for budgeting.

Personal Qualities and Skills:    The Director must possess the following:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills,
  2. Ability to undertake research and produce, analyse and appraise reports and proposals,
  3. Excellent interpersonal and team building skills,
  4. The ability to work with minimal supervision,
  5. Computer literate with a working knowledge of WORK, EXCEL and Power Point software and the Internet, and
  6. Excellent analytical and negotiating skills. 

Remuneration: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should be sent in a sealed envelope to the Executive Secretary, Montserrat National Trust, Box 393, Olveston, to arrive no later than Monday, March 31, 2003.


FOOD AND NUTRITION/HOTEL TRADES TEACHER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Food and Nutrition and Hotel Trades Teacher.

PURPOSE:               To teach Food and Nutrition and Hotel Trades at the secondary level.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION 

Applicants should have either: 

REMUNERATION

Salary is in the scale of R22 – 16/14, that is, $41,688 - $50,328/$53,208 per annum. 

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234. 

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later that 31 March 2003.


TEACHER OF ELECTRICITY/ELECTRONICS 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Teacher of Electricity/Electronics.

PURPOSE:               To teach Electricity/Electronics at the Montserrat Secondary School.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

Applicants must have either

REMUNERATION 

Salary is in the scale of R22 – R18, that is, $41, 688 -$47,448 per annum.

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later that 31 March 2003.


COORDINATOR, MONTSERRAT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Project Coordinator Montserrat Community College. 

JOB PURPOSE

To manage the implementation process and coordinate the various activities for the establishment of the Montserrat Community College.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS 

Applicants should have: 

REMUNERATION 

Salary is at R8, that is $61,800 per annum.

Allowances:

Travel                    $700 per month.

Telephone               $35 per month.

Period of employment would be for approximately six (6) to nine (9) months.

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications, two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than 31 March 2003.


VALUATION OFFICER 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Valuation Officer in the Inland Revenue Department.

JOB PURPOSE

To inspect, survey, value and revalue properties for tax purposes and to advise the Comptroller and taxpayers of these valuations.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

The applicant should have either:

 ALLOWANCES

Travel        $700 per month

Housing    $800 per month

 SALARY 

Salary is in the scale R17 –13, that is, $48,888 – $54,648 per annum.

 To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at e-mail address: admin@candw.ag or fax No. 491-6234.

Applications are to accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualification, two (2) recent letters of recommendation and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat 14 March 2003. 


BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Business Education Teacher.

PURPOSE:    To teach Office Procedures, Typewriting, Information Technology and Business Studies.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

 Applicants should have: 

REMUNERATION

Salary is in the scale of R22 – 16/14, that is, $41,688 - $50,328/$53,208 per annum.

To obtain the Key Responsibilities of the post, you may contact the Permanent Secretary, Administration at E-mail address admin@candw.ag or fax number 491-6234.

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later that 31 March 2003.


CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY SECRETARIAT

MAINSTREAMING ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE (MACC) PROJECT

CONSULTANTS VACANCIES

The Caribbean Community Secretariat is the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) executing agency for Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change (MACC) Project.  To execute this project, the Secretariat is establishing a Project Implementation Unit and is seeking applications from suitably qualified consultants to fill the positions listed below with assigned duty station in Belize:-

             Attractive compensation package being offered depending upon professional background and experience.

             Full details of these positions can be obtained by accessing the CARICOM Web page at http://www.caricom.org. 


PROVISION OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES, OECS SECRETARIAT

Tenders are invited from suitably qualified individuals or firms to provide consultancy services to the OECS Secretariat.

1)     FOR ESTABLISHING THE PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT AND  COORDINATION UNIT

OBJECTIVES

The OECS Secretariat plays a central role in the coordination of aid from international donor agencies and seeks to establish a Programme Management and Coordination Unit (PMCU) within the Secretariat. Consultancy services are required to:

Undertake a diagnostic review of the internal operational framework for the management of Projects/Programmes inclusive of an evaluation of performance.

Preparation of a document that includes the results of the diagnostic review, recommendations for the establishment of the PMCU with the relevant procedures and guidelines, operational systems and tools, the requisite staff compliment for the Unit together with terms of references, and technological and other equipment needs of the Unit.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Consultant must have at least a Masters Degree in Management Studies with specific training in Project Management.  At least ten (10) years of experience and technical expertise in the following disciplines: organisational management, human resource management, financial management, contract management and technology management.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Proposals should include academic qualifications and practical experience of all members of a consultancy team proposed. This condition also applies to individuals who submit bids.

§       At least two references must be submitted.

§       Each tender must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Tender for Establishing The Programme Management and Coordination Unit”

§       One (1) original and two (2) copies of the technical proposal.

§       One (1) original and two (2) copies of the financial proposal including a break down of costs.

 

2)     FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A PROGRAMME BUDGETING SYSTEM 

OBJECTIVES

a)      Develop and install a Planned Programme Budgeting and Financial Reporting System that provide the capacity for the OECS to meet financial and managerial needs in a timely and efficient manner, in compliance of both the OECS and International Donor Agencies.

b)      Train relevant staff of the OECS in the principles and application of Planned Programme Budgeting System.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should have prior experience in the design, development and implementation of Planned Programmed Budgeting Systems (PPBS) for establishments, particularly in the public sector and non-profit institutions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Proposals should include academic qualifications and practical experience of all members of a consultancy team proposed. This condition also applies to individuals who submit bids.

§                 At least two references must be submitted.

§                 Each tender must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Tender for the development of Programme Budgeting System”

§                 One (1) original and two (2) copies of the technical proposal.

§                 One (1) original and two (2) copies of the financial proposal including a break down of costs.

These should reach: -

The Director of Corporate Services
OECS Secretariat
Morne Fortunè
PO Box 179
Castries, St Lucia

no later than 12 February 2003 

The terms of Reference (TOR) are available from the OECS website www.oecs.org


STATION MANAGER, BROADCASTING

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Station Manager, Radio Montserrat.

JOB PURPOSE

To manage the Radio Station, ensuring that it performs the mandate of informing, educating and entertaining the populace as well as to encourage and highlight economic, cultural and social activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  1. Advise the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Chief Minister on policies and issues relevant to the Unit and to transform decisions into action.

  2. Ensure that radio programmes meet the needs of the listening community, locally and in the Diaspora.

  3. Supervise the technical operations of the Unit.

  4. Increase advertising sales and supervise timely revenue collection.

  5. Coordinate the development of the corporate plan.

  6. Prepare annual work programmes and reports.

  7. Prepare annual budget and capital budget estimates as necessary.

  8. Maintain the facilities and website of the Radio Station.

  9. Ensure that the Unit keeps abreast with relevant technology for effective and efficient programming.

  10. Ensure that value for money is obtained in the use of resources allocated to the Unit.

  11. Facilitate public relations activities and coordinate access to the Radio Station for interaction and feedback.

  12. Manage the Unit’s Human capital.

  13. Assist MVO and EOC with disaster preparedness activities as necessary.

  14. Represent the Unit at national, regional and international forums.

 PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION 

Applicants should: 

ALLOWANCES 

Travel                    $700 per month

Telephone            $ 35 per month

SALARY

Salary is in the scale R17 – 13, that is, $48,888 - $54,648 per annum. 

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualification, two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than January 31st 2003.


SENIOR ECONOMIST

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Senior Economist in the Development Unit.

JOB PURPOSE 

Provides economic advice and technical support for growth and development in the national economy. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Economic and development planning, which includes, but not limited to economic modelling and forecasting, preparation of economic analysis report on the performance of the economy and sectoral analysis.

  2. Aid Administration, involving interaction with regional and international aid agencies.

  3. Project Management, including formulation, analysis and monitoring of programmes and projects.

  4. Budgeting to include the preparation of the capital budget on an annual basis.

  5. General administration for the economic section of the Development Unit and assisting the Permanent Secretary with general administrative matters.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

The applicant should have: 

SALARY 

Salary is in the scale R17 – 13, that is, $48,888 – $54,648 per annum. 

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualification, two (2) recent letters of reference and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than 14th February 2003.


DIRECTOR OF LANDS AND SURVEYS 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Director of Lands and Surveys, in the Ministry of Agriculture.

JOB PURPOSE 

The Director of Lands and Surveys manages and leads the Department of Lands and Survey in the maintenance of a comprehensive system of land surveys and land registration to support development of the island and to facilitate all dealings in land. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

1.         To provide technical advice and support to the Government of Montserrat in matters pertaining to land surveys, registration and mapping.

2.         To ensure the accuracy of surveys submitted for land registration or transactions, and monitor for compliance with relevant legislation.

3.         To maintain efficient and effective land registration procedures in accordance with the Registered Land Act and which meets the needs of the customer.

4.         To ensure that all topographic and cadastral maps of the island are efficient and accurately maintained.

5.         To prepare plans and budgets, and to ensure that effective managements systems, procedures and financial controls are properly developed, exercised and maintained.

6.         To efficiently and effectively manage and deploy staff, and assist in identifying staff training and development needs.

7.         To manage the implementation of new technology in survey and land management, in collaboration with the Physical Planning Unit.

8.         To assist in reviewing and revising existing legislation governing land administration.

9.         To facilitate the process of adjudication Land disputes. 

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

The post holder should hold at least a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Land Surveying or equivalent qualification from an approved University.

Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) would be an asset.

The post-holder should also have: 

REMUNERTATION

Salary is fixed at R9, that is, $60,588 per annum.

ALLOWANCES

Travel -  $700 p.m. 

For officers recruited from overseas a housing allowance is also payable. 

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualification two (2) recent referees of recommendation and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her not later than 31st December 2002.


PROGRAMMER 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Programmer in the Government Information Systems Department.

Job Purpose 

To be responsible for the development of new software applications within government departments, and to provide user support for existing software applications.

To conduct IS and IT training and awareness for all levels of staff within the Public Service.

Development and maintenance of the Government of Montserrat web site.

Key Responsibilities 

Personnel Specifications

The applicant should have:

SALARY

Salary is in the scale R22 – 16, that is, $41,688 – 50,328 per annum.

Kindly contact the Department of Administration at telephone no. 491–2365 of email admin@candw.ag for detailed information of the post

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, proof of qualification, two (2) recent referees, and addressed to the Permanent Secretary Department of Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat to reach her no later than 31st January 2003.


Customer Service Representative/Teller - BOM

The Bank of Montserrat Limited has a vacancy for a Customer Service Representative/Teller. 

Applicants for the position should: 

1)     Be customer oriented with a pleasant disposition.

2)     Possess at least five (5) CXC or G.C.E “O” level subjects including English and Mathematics.

3)     Have some knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. 

 Applications along with two references should be addressed to :  

The Manager
Bank of Montserrat Limited
P.O. Box 10
St. Peters
Montserrat.  
Fax: 1-664-491-3163.
E-Mail: bom@candw.ag

Deadline for submission of applications is 31st January 2003.


DELTA PETROLEUM (MONTSERRAT) LTD. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Accounts Clerk

Requirements:

 

Administrative Supervisor

Requirements:

Please send applications to Delta Petroleum

P.O. Box 536, Brades, Montserrat

MENTAL HOSPITAL, MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Requires a Registrar I/Registrar II/Senior House Officer (Psychiatry)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Registrar I

(a) A fully Registered Medical Practitioner with not
less than six months' experience in the appropriate speciality; and an
approved minor post-graduate qualification applicable to the speciality; OR

(b) A fully Registered Medical Practitioner with not
less than three years' experience in the speciality.  A certificate of
competence from the head of the particular department endorsed by the Chief
Medical Officer is required.

Registrar II

A fully Registered Medical Practitioner with not
less than six months' professional experience in the speciality. A
certificate of competence from the head of department is required.

Senior House Officer

A fully registered Medical Practitioner.

SALARY:

Registrar I

S7: $61 763.40 per annum

Registrar II

S8: $57 177.96 per annum

Senior House Officer

Z 3-1: $48 361.44 x $1 755.12 - $51 871.68 per annum

CLOSING DATE: 2003-01-03

Further details and appropriate application forms may be obtained from:

Personnel Administration Division
2002-11-18


MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TEACHER

Applications are invited for the post of Mathematics and Information Technology Teacher, in the Ministry of Education, Health and Community Services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

Applicants should have a bachelor’s Degree majoring in Mathematics and Information Technology.  A teacher’s certificates or a Diploma in Education would be an asset.

SALARY

Salary is in the scale M19 to 13/11. 

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, two (2) recent letter of recommendation, and should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat. 


FRENCH TEACHER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of French Teacher, Ministry of Education, Health and Community Services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

Applicants should have a bachelor’s Degree majoring in French.  A teacher’s certificate or a Diploma in Education would be an asset. 

SALARY

Salary is in the salary scale M19 – 13/11. 

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, two (2) letters of recommendation, and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat. 


TEACHER OF ELECTRICITY/ELECTRONICS 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Electricity/Electronics Teacher, in the Ministry of Education, Health & Community Services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

Candidates must have either: 

SALARY

Technical Teacher III -   Salary Scale M19 – 15

Applications are to be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, two (2) recent letter of recommendation, and should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.


MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS TEACHER 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Mathematics and Physics Teacher, Ministry of Education, Health and Community Services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

Applicants should have a Bachelors Degree majoring in Mathematics and Physics. A teacher’s certificate or a Diploma in Education would be an asset. 

SALARY

Salary is in the scale M19 – M13/11. 

Applications should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae, two (2) recent letters of recommendation, and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Administration, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.


SECRETARY WANTED

Applications are invited for the position of office secretary. Applicants must be fully computer literate.

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence and should be posted along with CV to;

The Manager
P.O. Box 185
Montserrat

LABOUR DEPT NOTICE

All employers are reminded of Section 4.8 of the Work Permit Policy, which
requires that:

"Every job being offered to a non-belonger must have first been advertised
extensively in the media in order to give local persons a fair opportunity
to apply."
 

Proof of such advertisement must be submitted to the Labour Department when
making applications for Work Permits.