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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 57 of 2021
Social Distancing Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Social Distancing Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Responsibilities

1. Help raise education and awareness on the importance of established Covid-19 control and suppression measures and relevant Public Health Orders and related legislation.
2. Remind clients of social distancing rules; issue tickets to offenders and report breaches to the Covid-19 control and suppression measures. 
3. Observe areas for any queuing hot spots, people gathering together, and areas where social distancing is not being observed. 
4. Consistently monitor and assess the compliance of business application to the Covid-19 control and suppression measures and relevant Public Health Orders and related legislation. 
5. Provide guidance in all areas to ensure social distancing rules are communicated and adhered to. 
6. Assist with providing updated communications and signage as required to clients. 
7. Monitor on-site social distancing compliance by routinely conducting site tours of businesses, gatherings and public spaces. 
8. Provide guidance on the use of correct Personal Protective Equipment. 
9. Provide representation at court hearings in relation to ticket violations as required. 
10. Gather data, update systems and databases and assist with producing reports
11. Any other duties delegated by the Chief Environmental Officer or designated supervisor. 

Skills and Competencies

High School Diploma
Three (3) years working experience in conducting inspections or related area
Successful completion of mandatory Social Distancing Inspection Training
Certification in Environmental Health, Occupational Health or related area would be an asset
Working knowledge of the Virgin Islands Statutory Instrument 2020 No. 100 Public Health Ordinance (Cap. 194) Public Health (Covid-19 Control and Suppression Measures) (No. 6) Order, 2020
Working knowledge of relevant computer software and database management
Ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality and demonstrate values and principles of integrity 
Excellent interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques
Ability to manage and negate sensitive situations
Sound knowledge of Government policies and procedures
Sound critical thinking skills
Good observation skills 
Sound oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure

 

17 December 2021
17 December 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
JR 56 of 2021
Contact Tracer (Internal Reassignment)

Contact Tracer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Responsibilities

1. Locate persons who have been in contact with persons suspected to have contracted COVID-19 using the methods advised by the Epidemiologist.

2. Conduct telephone calls with persons suspected to have been in contact with confirmed COVID-19 cases to complete case interviews.

3. Collect and record information from the case interview into the data system.

4. Provide limited psycho-social support to quarantined individuals.

5. Provide traced contacts with approved information about the British Virgin Islands quarantine procedures and the testing protocol.

6. Collect and record information on quarantined persons daily well-being.

7. Record any potential symptoms of COVID-19.

8. Refer persons suspected of contracting the disease to the Epidemiologist for testing.

9. Provide a daily report on activities conducted related to contact tracing.

10. Any other duties delegated by the Epidemiologist and Chief Medical Officer.

Skills and Competencies

• Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field

• Alternatively, two (2) years related 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

17 December 2021
17 December 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
31 of 2021
Programme Director (Disability Services)

Programme Director (Disability Services)

Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist provide leadership, operational direction and management for all programme services, develop support staff, systems, policies and procedures, and contribute to the planning and leading change.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Aging and Disability Division through the management of daily operations and programmes, ensuring effective staff development and supervision of assigned staff.

2. Develop and implement recommendations to improve processes, procedures and programmes ensuring that clients receive the necessary support to maximise their independence and support their individual goals.

3. Oversee and maintain systems and records relevant to the Division, ensuring the security of data and ensuring that data is kept up to date so that complete records are available for reference and for statistical purposes.

4. Monitor the programme activities and conduct evaluations to ensure that the programmes are focused on the needs and goals of the clients, and ensure that activities comply with the established legislation, policies and procedures.

5. Provide professional and technical advice on complex programme matters.

6. Assist with the preparation and manage the programme’s budget.

7. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.

8. Research, analyse and prepare various reports.

9. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any changes in policies or procedures relevant to the role.

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

Minimum Qualifications

 Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field

 Five (5) years’ experience in social work with management experience

 Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

 Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, policies and regulations

 Excellent knowledge of project management techniques

 Expert knowledge of working with people with disabilities

 Excellent interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques

 Expert knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies and research based methods and strategies related to autism

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Excellent knowledge of casework management, concepts and procedures

 Excellent analytical and decision-making skills

 Sound supervisory and management skills

1 October 2021
1 October 2021 Social Development
JLSC 10 of 2021
Parliamentary Counsel

Parliamentary Counsel

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary

The role of Parliamentary Counsel prepares and drafts legislation for Government, advises Government departments on legislative matters, assists with oversight and supervision of the Legislative Drafting Division of the Chambers.

Main Responsibilities

1. Receives drafting instructions and conducts extensive research into the subject matters for the purposes of preparing draft legislation.

2. Liaises with Ministries and Departments of Government in the formulation of legislation.

3. Vets imperial legislation and submits comments and suggested amendments in respect to the applicability of such legislation to the Territory.

4. Capable of executing statute revision assignments, including consolidation of legislation (incorporates all amendments).

5. Renders specific legal opinions on matters requiring statutory interpretation by various Ministries and Departments of Government.

6. Assists the Clerk of the House of Assembly during passage of legislation on matters pertaining to legislation and motions.

7. Supports the Chief Parliamentary Counsel to develop and institute systems, policies and reform measures regarding the operations of the Division.

8. Oversees the administration of the Division from time to time as may be assigned by the Chief Parliamentary Counsel.

9. Assists with all division activities such as maintaining a database of all draft and enacted legislation and provides progress reports in relation thereto.

10. Attends official meetings from time to time to guide and render advice on legal issues relevant to such meetings. May involve travel overseas.

11. 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 of Laws Degree or equivalent

 Post graduate degree or diploma in Legislative Drafting

 Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications

 At least seven (7) years’ experience in legislative drafting in an appropriate jurisdiction.

 Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

 Expert knowledge of legislative drafting practices and procedures

 Excellent research and analytical skills including understanding and applying the law

 Excellent knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation

 Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies

 Ability to master and interpret legislation

 Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

 Good interpersonal skills and be a team player

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications

 Expert oral and written communication skills

28 September 2021
28 September 2021 Attorney General’s Chambers
30 of 2021
Deputy Chief Information Officer

Deputy Chief Information Officer

Department of Information and Public Relations

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the management of the Department and Public Relation campaigns to ensure departmental goals and objectives are met in a timely and professional manner.

Main Responsibiliites

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Department and supervision of assigned staff.
2. Perform the human resources functions of the Department.
3. Assist the Chief Information Officer in advising on best practices to ensure that public relations campaigns are implemented and executed professionally.
4. Design and deliver Public Relations campaigns and activities in support of the Department’s mission and subjects.
5. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role
6. Prepare relevant reports on activities of the assigned area.
7. Assists with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
8. Deputise in the absence of the Chief Information Officer.
9. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
10. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Public Relations or related field
Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in a related area
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant regulations, laws and policies
Sound knowledge of Mass and Media Communications
Sound knowledge of the use of computer equipment and relevant computer applications
Sound knowledge of all media equipment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
Excellent supervisory and management skills
21 September 2021
21 September 2021 Department of Information and Public Relations
JR 63 of 2021
Budget Officer I (Internal Reassignment)

Budget Officer I (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Finance

Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through management of daily operations by assisting Ministries and Departments with the preparation of their annual and supplementary budgets. 
2. Conduct site visits to verify financial information with regards to capital projects to ensure accuracy.
3. Process reallocation warrant applications and prepare reallocation schedules. 
4. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring security of data. 
5. Conduct budgetary research assignments ensuring diligent performance. 
6. Process requests for de-reservation of funds in a timely manner to ensure funds are available to be re-directed. 
7. Prepare monthly reports on the analysis of government accounts for management information process. 
8. Handle compensation matters, including processing vehicle accident and personal injury claims.
9. Process requests by public officers for personal advance of salary and car loans and make recommendations to the Financial Secretary to ensure appropriate circumstances. 
10. Perform any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.

Skills and Competencies

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Mathematics, Finance or related field
One (1) to two (2) years related experience
Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
Good knowledge of financial software packages
Good knowledge of accounting, finance and debt management
Good oral and written communication skills
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Good analytical and decision-making skills 
Good interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
21 September 2021
21 September 2021 Ministry of Finance
JR 62 of 2021
Project Engineer (Internal Reassignment)

Project Engineer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Finance

Responsibilities

1. Provide technical advice to other departments in project scope, time, cost, quality, risk, procurement, human resources, communication and integration management in order to improve quality and success of projects.

2. Provide technical analysis and prioritization of projects based on feasibility and viability during project initiation stage, monitor projects during implementation and project evaluation reports after closeout stage the project lifecycle to ensure effective and efficient project management.

3. Develop and establish the Project Management standards, documentation and training for the Public Service to ensure quality requirements are met.

4. Manage projects as assigned including the issuance of payment certificates, development and implementation of risk management strategies, and quality assurance control.

5. Supervise the Project Support Services Unit Team in absence of PSSU Manager.

6. 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.

Skills and Competencies

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Computer Science or similar technical field

• Six (6) years related experience

• Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

• Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws

• Excellent knowledge of project management principles

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

• Excellent analytical and decision-making skills

• Sound interpersonal and organisational skills

• Sound oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work well under pressure

21 September 2021
21 September 2021 Ministry of Finance
JR 61 of 2021
Project Coordinator (Internal Reassignment)

Project Coordinator (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Finance

Responsibilities

1. Provide guidance to other departments in the development and preparation of project concepts and documents to ensure compliance with the required standards.

2. Review, advice and monitor the progress of projects during the implementation and report on variations to schedules, budget or quality standards to ensure successful project planning and progress.

3. Maintain project portfolios in the Project Management Information System to ensure that up to date information is available when required.

4. Manage projects as assigned including the issuance of payments certificates, development and implementation of risk management strategies, and quality assurance and control.

5. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Skills and Competencies

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, Economics, or related field

• Three (3) years working experience in a related area

• Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

• Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws

• Sound knowledge of project management principles

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

• Sound analytical and decision-making skills

• Sound interpersonal and organisational skills

• Sound oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work well under pressure

21 September 2021
21 September 2021 Ministry of Finance