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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
GG 1 of 2021
Cleaner

Cleaner

Office of the Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform cleaning duties throughout the office to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

1. Provide a clean and sanitized working environment on a daily basis by:

      a. Dusting & polishing all surfaces

      b. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors

      c. Emptying trash bags

     d. Cleaning windows

2. Perform assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public

3. Keep an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary

4. Prepare a requisition of cleaning supplies to be ordered and report any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment

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

Minimum Qualifications

 High School Certificate or equivalent

 Minimum one (1) year’s work experience in cleaning/housekeeping

 Good knowledge of cleaning agents and equipment

 Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

 Basic knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures

 Basic oral, reading and written communication skills

 Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment

 Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment

 Sound interpersonal skills

 Ability to work with minimal supervision

29 January 2021
29 January 2021 Office of the Governor
JLSC 1 of 2021
International Relations Counsel

International Relations Counsel

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary

The role of International Relations Counsel is to serve as lead counsel and advisor to the Attorney General on all matters related to the external affairs of the Virgin Islands.

Main Responsibilities

1. Provide legal advice on all aspects of Virgin Islands external affairs as they relate to its relationship with the United Kingdom and to all relevant regional and international relationships including:

 a. the Caribbean Community, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, the Association of Caribbean States, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the     Caribbean, or any other Caribbean regional organisation or institution;

b. other Caribbean regional affairs relating specifically to issues that are of interest to or affect the Virgin Islands;

c. the relationship between the Virgin Islands and the United States Virgin Islands in matters of mutual interest;

d. tourism and tourism-related matters;

e. taxation and the regulation of finance and financial services and;

f. United Kingdom and European Union matters directly affecting the interests of the Virgin Islands.

2. Manage the mutual legal assistance and international cooperation portfolio of the Chambers including:

a. ensuring legal and timely engagement in mutual legal assistance, sanctions, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and other areas of international cooperation;

b. coordinating mutual legal assistance cooperation between international agencies;

c. building relationships with other international enforcement agencies in relations to MLAT and litigation matters and;

d. maintaining the mutual legal assistance database to ensure that it is kept up to date and contains the latest information on all cases of assistance.

3. Serve as lead counsel or coordinate representation in any litigation or other proceeding arising from the discharge of the Virgin Islands of its obligations under any treaty, convention, international agreement, memorandum of understanding or other international arrangement.

4. Advise and where appropriate arrange for, coordinate and review of all foreign legal advice rendered to the external offices of the Government of the Virgin Islands in London, Hong Kong or elsewhere.

5. Prepare cases, letters, opinions and legal documents, and manage the preparation, filing and service of documents.

6. Prepare for adjudication of matters and negotiate amicable settlement and contracts.

7. Manage, supervise and mentor junior counsel and administrative staff within the Chambers, specifically the International Unit.

8. 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

 Bar Professional Training Course Certificate (BPTC)

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

 Ten (10) years post qualification experience

 Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

 Expert knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules of the BVI jurisdiction

 Expert knowledge of and experience in Court proceedings

 Expert knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation

 Ability to master and interpret legislation

 Excellent legal research skills

 Excellent analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Ability to work under pressure

 Excellent leadership and management skills

27 January 2021
27 January 2021 Attorney General’s Chambers
JR 2 of 2021
Senior Executive Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Senior Executive Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Department of Labour and Workforce Development

Responsibilities

1.Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administrative and/or secretarial support and the supervision of assigned staff.

2. Provide professional frontline service to clients.

3. Schedule and attend meetings, record and report minutes as required.

4. Draft, type and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.

5. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.

6. Assist/Provide research support as required.

7. 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

Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Management or related field

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

 Typing speed 45-55 wpm

 Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment

 Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications

 Sound interpersonal and organisational skills

 Sound oral and written communication skills

 Ability to work well under pressure  Sound supervisory skills

22 January 2021
22 January 2021 Department of Labour and Workforce Development
JR 1 of 2021
Senior Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Senior Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Cabinet Office

Responsibilities

1. Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.
2. Assist in the planning and execution of the Department’s work.
3. Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.
4. Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.
5. Prepare correspondence and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information. 
6. Perform the relevant human resources functions for the Department including, monitoring leave administration, assisting with the recruitment process, conducting orientation sessions, coordinating training requests and monitoring staff matters. 
7. Perform the role of office manager including, ensuring that the Department premises are maintained at the appropriate standards and liaise with the necessary Departments to ensure that equipment are up to date.
8. 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 Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
Five (5) years related experience 
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound knowledge of relevant accounting applications
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Sound supervisory and management skills
20 January 2021
20 January 2021 Cabinet Office