Press Release

Premier's Office
British Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency
Release Date:
Thursday, 25 April 2024 - 12:07pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is actively seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Deputy Chairman for the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Board.

Established under the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018 and falling within the purview of the Premier’s Office, the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Board is tasked with overseeing procurement procedures, developing procurement policies, approving business cases, sanctioning procurement contracts in accordance with established procedures.

Ideal candidates will possess specialized expertise and knowledge in governance, as well as experience in contributing to recovery and sustainable development efforts within the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency.

Applicants must satisfy all eligibility criteria and demonstrate professional competencies, as well as possess a balanced set of skills that align with the mandates and responsibilities of the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency.

Responsibilities will include assisting the Chairman in providing strategic guidance and oversight to the Recovery and Development Board. The Deputy Chairman will also work closely with Board members to devise and implement policies, initiatives, and programmes aimed at supporting the recovery and development objectives of the Virgin Islands.

In addition, the Deputy Chairman will be tasked with presiding over board meetings in the absence of the Chairman and serve as the Board's representative at external events and engagements, offer leadership and direction to Board committees and and ensure effective communication and coordination among the Board, government agencies, stakeholders, and the public.

The desired attributes are forward-thinking leadership with a steadfast commitment to the long-term development and resilience of the Virgin Islands, and strategic acumen coupled with the ability to analyse complex issues and devise innovative solutions.

Applicants should complete the application form by Thursday, May 16th 2024 and send via email and/or hand deliver along with a cover letter, resume’ or curriculum vitae and submit to:

Permanent Secretary

Premier’s Office

Cutlass Building

First Floor Road Town,

Tortola British Virgin Islands

Tel: (284) 468-2152




Sonjé Greenidge

Information Officer II
Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)
Telephone: 468-2742