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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
MNRL 03 of 2018
Office Generalist I/II/III-Virgin Gorda (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Office Generalist I/II/III-Virgin Gorda (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Labour Department

Role Summary

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

Main Responsibilites 

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

 

31 October 2018
31 October 2018 Labour Department
51 of 2018
Information Officer I/II

Information Officer I/II

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for liaising with the assigned Ministry and related departments for developing Public Relations Campaigns, writing press releases, conducting radio interviews, producing TV programmes and performing other related functions

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ascertain and advise on the communication needs of the department in order to develop and coordinate policies, programmes and public relation activities for special events that will meet the Ministry’s needs.
  2. Draft, edit and proofread materials for internal and external publication and broadcast in order to effective and efficient publicise ministry and department objectives and activities.
  3. Read and review of correspondences, newsletters as well as monitor the media in order to stay up to date with current events and ascertain the success of public relation activities for the department.
  4. Ensure effective project management by supervising support staff, conducting research and producing and managing a working budget in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Conduct, manage and produce broadcast interviews on subjects relating to the Ministry and Departments to ensure effective publicity for the Government.
  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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field
  • One (1) to Four (4) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent knowledge of all media equipment
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
31 October 2018
31 October 2018 Ministry of Health & Social Development
MCW 16 of 2018
CAD Technician I-II-III

CAD Technician I-II-III

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will prepare detailed drawings and sketches and develop presentation drawings for various construction projects, utilising computer programs (AutoCAD) assist with the supervision of the section and training of junior staff to ensure the Department meets its objectives in a professional and timely manner. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist with supervising projects/contracts during the construction phase in accordance with established procedures to ensure efficient use of resources and compliance with building regulations.
  2. Assist with conducting site surveys and interpreting collected field information.
  3. Prepare the design for buildings and other projects.
  4. Ensure requests made for drawings, presentations and / or data are completed on time in accordance with established procedures to support building work of the department.
  5. Draft plans and maps for architects and engineers in accordance with established procedures to support building work of the department.
  6. Maintain records relevant to the unit and also keep information up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  7. Prepare estimates of cost or proposed construction of building projects and draft petty contracts as assigned to ensure correct quotes are provided to customers of the department.
  8. Assist with the coordination of meetings, training sessions and workshops to ensure awareness of policies and procedures.
  9. Develop presentation drawings for design projects as well as draft plans and maps for architects and engineers to assist them in their design and planning duties.
  10. Direct investigations into the draughting feasibility of projects and assist in site surveys and interpretation of field information in order to achieve effective research for the department.
  11. 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

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Diploma/Associate’s Degree in Computer Aided Draughting and Design or equivalent, GIS, Surveying or related field
  • One (1) to Three (3) years in a draughtsman or similar position in a computerized environment utilising GIS and CAD Software
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of Architecture and basic surveying skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant software applications
  • Sound knowledge of reading detailed construction documents
  • Good knowledge in fundamentals of draughting
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
  • Sound knowledge of computers (Hardware & Software)
  • Sound knowledge of Surveying, Survey Data and Computation and Land Registration Principles
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Sound knowledge of AutoCAD, GIS and related software
  • Ability to read Cadastral Maps and Plans
  • Sound computer and numeracy skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
25 October 2018
25 October 2018 Public Works Department
50 of 2018
Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will work in partnership with managers, and ministerial HR teams, providing comprehensive, professional and efficient service, offering strategic and operational support, advice and information on a wide range of human resources functions to shape, develop and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities across designated ministries and departments.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Manage and support the day to day delivery of an operational and strategic HR service, within his/her assigned portfolio, ensuring effective service delivery and the fair, efficient and pragmatic application of relevant legislation, HR policy and practice.
  2. Manage assigned employment services casework, from start to finish, and perform requisite follow up actions as necessary, to ensure that matters are managed timely and effectively.
  3. Support the Director in advising the Commission on employment and disciplinary matters, by conducting research and preparing thorough Service Commission papers, taking into account relevant legislation, statutory requirements, policies and relevant data.
  4. Provide timely, competent advice, guidance and information on a wide range of routine and complex HR issues to senior management teams, ministerial HR teams and Human Resources Director including workforce planning, restructuring, resourcing, talent management, pay and reward, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management, to enable forward planning, measurement of staffing related activities and informed decision making and consistent application of employment enactments and policies and procedures.
  5. Coordinate and facilitate on-boarding and off-boarding activities, including providing immigration services support and relocation assistance to persons recruited outside the Territory ensuring that all matters are handled efficiently and to the highest professional standard.
  6. Contribute and lead, facilitate and/or manage, delegated HR initiatives/projects of a complex nature, and associated functions, including planning, monitoring and controlling all aspects to achieve desired outcomes.
  7. Partner with the Learning and Development Unit, in planning and facilitating workplace trainings/workshops to meet staff developmental needs and organisational priorities.
  8. Maintain Human Resources Information System records, and personnel files ensuring security of information.
  9. Act as a point of contact for managers in advising and assisting in the handling/resolving of complex employee relations and employee welfare issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  10. Produce correspondence, letters and reports to the highest professional standards, to support operational and strategic HR work activities
  11. Build strong relationships and work co-operatively with colleagues to constantly improve the quality and value of HR service provided to clients. 
  12. Partner with managers and departments to support communication activities and assist in the dissemination of information and follow-up of matters.
  13. Assist with the salary administration by advising on pay and other remuneration matters, participating in pay negotiations, coordinating new hires and status changes, ensuring timely and accurate implementation of said changes.
  14. Perform audits, analyse qualitative and quantitative data, trends and metrics, to assess problems, identify solutions and contribute to the development of new systems, processes, programmes and policies. 
  15. Maintain a clear understanding and up to date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates; contribute towards the strategic planning process, development and implementation of HR policies/programmes/initiatives in line with current legislation and keep abreast of modern HR procedures and best practices.
  16. Partner with HR managers to ensure the Performance Management process is administered appropriately, through objective and development plan setting, performance calibration and talent development. Support a pay for performance culture by assisting with the implementation of SMART annual performance objectives.
  17. Carry out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.
  18. Comply with health and safety policy and procedures and risk assessments in order to maintain a safe working environment for colleagues and clients.
  19. Adhere to the Government’s’ Public Service Principles and Values
  20. Maintain confidentiality of information. Information must not be communicated to unauthorised persons.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration/ Management, Organisational Psychology, Public Administration from an accredited institution
  • 3-5 years related working experience
  • Certification in Mediation, is preferred
  • Professional Certification in Human Resources Management, is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, employment legislation, policies and procedures, practices and trends.
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other similar Human Resources Information Systems experience is preferred.
  • Consultancy and partnership skills, including negotiation and influencing skills; proactively building relationships with others to achieve results.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of HR management and latest HR developments including employment legislation and polices and ability to apply this knowledge in practice.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, pay attention to detail, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • People management skills; ability to build successful partnerships and networks with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Sound analytical and numerical skills. Ability to review business cases and financial, statistical and other data to contribute to high level discussions and produce high level reports.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in performance management and working within defined policies and procedures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to analyse complex situations requiring interpretation, identifying options, making decisions and initiating actions as appropriate.
25 October 2018
25 October 2018 Department of Human Resources