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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
ITA 1 of 2019
Head of International Co-operation Unit

Head of International Co-operation Unit

International Tax Authority

See attached Vacancy Notice.

30 April 2019
30 April 2019 International Tax Authority
22 of 2019
Financial Secretary

Financial Secretary

Ministry of Finance

Role Summary

The successful applicant will advise the Minister of Finance on all matters pertaining to fiscal policy and the financial management of the Territory’s monetary resources.

Main Responsibitlities

  1. Serve as the Government’s chief financial advisor to the Minister of Finance and ensures the effective implementation and monitoring of the Ministry’s policies.
  2. Develop and implement strategic plans.
  3. Oversee the Budgetary administration to ensure proper financial control and procedures are being followed during compilation of Operating and Capital Budgets, so that informed advice can be given on the appropriate legislative measures to affect Government’s policies as presented in the Budget.
  4. Advise the Minister of Finance on Public Debt to ensure it is managed efficiently and effectively in the best interest of the Government.
  5. Serve as the Accounting Officer for the Ministry of Finance.
  6. Prepare and manage the Ministry’s Annual Budget.
  7. Ensure that legislation under this Ministry is reviewed and upgraded periodically so that legislation is always consistent, up-to-date, and current.
  8. Ensure the facilitation and organisation of financial arrangements with multilateral banking instructions including local commercial banks and financial institution for the benefit of the Government.
  9. Act as Chief Liaison Officer between Government and the National Development Bank of the Virgin Islands to ensure that all operations, policies and legislation pertaining to the National Development Bank are formulated and operated within Government’s stated policies and priorities.
  10. Ensure that the Social Security Board adheres to established policies and procedures in carrying out their functions to ensure compliance with procedural guidelines so that it remains relevant and responsive to the needs of the contributors.
  11. Advise the Director BVI Ports Authority on the formulation of policy and implementation of policy recommendations to assist the Director in making informed decisions.
  12. Responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of the Ministry to maintain the efficient delivery of services across the departments under the Ministry of Finance’s portfolio.
  13. Ensure the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for all staff.
  14. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  15. Perform any other duties as required by the Honourable Minister of Finance in accordance with established policies as they relate to financial administration and management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Ten (10) years managerial experience in Public Finance or related field
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge in management, finance, accounting, economics and planning statistics
  • Expert knowledge of relevant laws, policies and regulations
  • Expert knowledge of budgeting, international marketing and foreign policy
  • Expert knowledge of relevant financial software packages and computer applications including electronic spreadsheet, database and graphics
  • Expert analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent leadership and management skill

 

30 April 2019
30 April 2019 Ministry of Finance
34 of 2019
Gender Affairs Coordinator

Gender Affairs Coordinator

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will develop and implement a national gender policy efficiently to support the unit in achieving its objectives within the territory through programmes and projects aimed at affecting gender equity and equality.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through administration of daily operations and supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Develop and implement policies and programs that promote gender equality and equity.
  3. Promote the integration of a gender perspective into the mainstream activities of Government at the policy, programme and project levels.
  4. Design and deliver appropriate training to sensitise all levels of the public service and wider community on gender issues to ensure equal opportunities.
  5. Coordinate the activities of groups, which represent various aspects of Gender Affairs in the Territory to ensure continual flow of information and communication.
  6. Organise and facilitate education programs and projects for women’s political and economic empowerment, the men’s role within the family and to address issues of specific interest to men.
  7. Liaise with external funding agencies for obtaining financing for specific programmes to ensure funding.
  8. Facilitate the implementation of the Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and other human rights instruments as they relate to gender to ensure the on-going work and progress of women’s health and development.
  9. Promote the legal framework to support and enhance the welfare of women and children.
  10. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  11. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or related area
  • Certificate course in Gender Studies
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years practical experience in programme development or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant policies, regulations and laws
  • Expert knowledge in general analysis
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound leadership and managerial skills
24 April 2019
24 April 2019 Ministry of Health & Social Development
33 of 2019
Programme Officer (Sports)

Programme Officer (Sports)

Department of Youth Affairs and Sports

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the coordination of the Department’s sports programmes and initiatives to ensure the successful implementation to support the positive growth and development of sports in the Territory. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Support the delivery and implementation of the unit’s projects and programmes 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 programmes, 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’s programmes and projects.
  6. Assist with developing and maintaining the relevant databases and systems to support the management of relationships with stakeholders.   
  7. 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. 
  8. 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.
  9. Provide advice to sports and community partners on the Department’s policies, legislation, processes, programmes and projects, and support sporting organisations in the delivery of their programmes
  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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration, Social Sciences, Public Administration or a related field
  • Four (4) years’ experience in programme planning and implementation 
  • Professional Membership(s) with recognised local, regional, or international sporting association or body (optional) 
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, ordinances, legislation, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of sports administration 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
24 April 2019
24 April 2019 Department of Youth Affairs and Sports

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