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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 46 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

7 July 2021
7 July 2021 Ministry of Finance
18 of 2021
Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will manage the Public Health activities in the Territory by identifying and evaluating Public Health policies, health services and health programmes and providing advice to Government and agencies on Public Health matters to ensure that the Territory’s public health needs are met.

Main Responsibilities

1. Advise on all aspects of health care, health policy, health planning and the management of health services in the BVI in order to provide information for the Minister and Government decisions.
2. Develop and set standards for health professional practice, professional registration and accreditation of health institutions and health science programmes to ensure that the workforce are appropriately trained and qualified.
3. Discharge statutory responsibilities as identified in the Public Health Act and other laws in order to effectively comply with regulations.
4. Develop and implement programmes, regulations and enforcement mechanisms in order to safeguard Public Health.
5. Monitor the national components of international and regional health programmes to ensure that they comply and respond to International Health Regulations.
6. Ensure appropriate technical input into major physical infrastructure programmes and service developments to ensure that they do not impact negativity on public health.
7. Promote essential health research and coordinate the National Health Situation Report in order to access the impact of public health initiatives and identify areas for future programmes.
8. Liaise with the BVI Health Services Authority Board on public health matters.
9. Promote inter-sectoral coordination and cooperation with all stakeholders in health matters to ensure that the   Public Health needs of the Territory are met effectively.
10. Assist with the preparation of the annual budget.
11. Assist with the development and implementation of strategic plans.
12. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
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 department.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Manage organisational challenges
2. Manage change in organisational activities
3. Manage relationships across the organisation
4. Provide leadership for the organisation
5. Encourage innovation in the organisation
6. Obtain and analyse information for critical decision-making
7. Communicate and influence effectively
8. Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements
9. Manage your own resources, development and networks
10. Manage financial and physical resources effectively and efficiently, ensuring value for money
2 July 2021
2 July 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
20 of 2021
Graphic Artist III

Graphic Artist III

Department of Information and Public Relations

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform graphic design duties in support of public relations campaigns, Government policies, programmes and initiatives to ensure consistent high standard of publications and effective communications.

Main Responsibilities

1. Liaise with approving officer to discuss assignments to ensure accuracy and timely completion.

2. Inform relevant personnel of any delays to assignments to ensure flow of information.

3. Liaise with approving officer to check accuracy of completed assignments to ensure department quality standards are maintained.

4. Prepare various reports on the activities of the unit.

5. Monitor the inventory of design supplies to ensure adequate stocks are maintained and available for use.

6. Prepare publications as required.

7. Prepare and typeset camera-ready design assignments as required.

8. Deputise in the absence of the Graphic Supervisor.

9. Train and recommend appropriate training of staff as necessary.

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 graphic production or a related field

 Two (2) years working experience in a related area

 Valid BVI driver’s licence

 Sound knowledge of the Government structure, policies and procedures

 Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Application (Work and Excel) as well as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop,

 InDesign, Illustrator, Flash) and/or Coral Graphic Suite (Draw, Photo Paint, Trace, Rave)

 Excellent knowledge of elements and principles of design with a keen attention to detail and a strong visual sense

 Excellent knowledge of visual interpretation, image selection, colour theory, font selection and content  distribution

 Sound analytical skills along with a strong artistic/creative capacity, originality and flexibility

 Knowledgeable of market trends and design

 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Ability to work well under pressure

 Sound interpersonal and organisational skills

29 June 2021
29 June 2021 Department of Information and Public Relations
16 of 2021
Implementation Coordinator(AML/CFT Implementation Unit)

Implementation Coordinator(AML/CFT Implementation Unit)

Ministry of Finance

Role Summary

The successful applicant will serve as the technical driver for the AML/CFT Implementation unit with responsibility for ensuring progress at each phase of implementation and review of the recommendations emanating from the Virgin Islands’National Risk Assessement (NRA) in preparation for the upcoming Caribbean Financial Action Task Force’s Mutual Evaluation.

Main Responsibilities

1. Producing performance reports and information/data analysis in respect of sectoral implementation of recommendations emanating from NRA Report. 
2. Coordinating the review of Action Plans for the implementation of recommendations contained in the reports as submitted by the relevant agencies (this will require coordination with the relevant agencies to ensure that the recommendations/reforms are effectively executed);
3. Developing templates for the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), Competent Authorities (CAs) and other Key Governmental Agencies (KGAs) to gauge whether and how the recommendations are being implemented; 
4. Preparing follow-up reports as required, by analysing technical compliance with the FATF Recommendations and effectiveness of Implementation;
5. Liaising with LEAs/CAs/KGAs as necessary on the progress/status  of their implementation plans;
6. Performing ongoing monitoring of progress and developing good working relationship with the relevant CAs/LEAs/KGAs, helping them to understand the FATF requirements;
7. Enhancing and strengthening the capacities of CAs/LEAs/KGAs engaged in AML/CFT matters or with a nexus to the Territory’s AML/CFT framework to increase their understanding of the impact of the requirements of the FATF 40 Recommendations and Methodology for Assessing Compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the effectiveness of AML/CFT systems;
8. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the relevant sectors;
9. Coordinating public education awareness on AML/CFT matters and ongoing AML/CFT training for relevant sectors as needed;
10. Developing and implementing on AML/CFT training strategy for all relevant sectors, including develop training materials and effectively executing such training;
11. Educating and sensitizing the public and secondary/tertiary education institutions on AML/CFT issues;
12. Reporting to the National AML/CFT Coordinating Counsel on the progress of the Territory’s implementation efforts;
13. Supervising the Unit and ensuring that work is distributed, monitored and assessed to ensure proper implementation of the various Action Plans; and
14. Perform any other related duties as required by the Deputy Financial Secretary in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Law or related field 
AML/CFT Implementation Qualification
3-5 Years Senior Level Professional experience in AML/CFT Assessments/Evaluations across law Enforcement/competent authorities sectors
Technical understanding of FATF Recommendations and Methodology for assessing technical compliance and effectiveness of AML/CFT systems
Sound knowledge of Territory’s AML/CFT laws, regulations and guidelines
Excellent Leadership skills
Excellent IT skills, analytical skills, written and verbal communications skills
Sound decision-making skills
Sound knowledge of Project Management
Ability to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and timeline sensitivity
Ability to demonstrate Teamwork and Resource Management
Ability to assess results and analyse trends
Ability to use and analyse statistical data to make forecasts and project projections and
Ability to understand the specific ML/TF impacts and provide recommendations for appropriate solutions to mitigate  those risks
26 June 2021
26 June 2021 Ministry of Finance
MTWU 2 of 2021
Cleaner (Part-time)

Cleaner (Part-time)

Facilities Management Unit

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform laundress and cleaning duties 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
24 June 2021
24 June 2021 Facilities Management Unit
MTWU 1 of 2021
Security Officer

Security Officer

Facilities Management Unit

Role Summary

The successful applicant will protect the occupants/visitors and property of the Government in order to maintain a safe and secure environment.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensure that all windows and doors are closed upon securing the premises to ensure access by unauthorized person(s) is prevented and that security is maintained at all times.
2. Check, patrol and report any damage noticed or maintenance required within the building, and any other designated areas, to the Supervisor so that appropriate action may be taken to address any abnormalities.
3. Ensure that lights and air condition units are turned on/off upon entering/exiting the building to ensure that he relevant policies and procedures are followed.
4. Secure the designated office(s)/building(s) at the end of the working day to ensure that correct policies and procedures are being followed to maintain security at all times.
5. Monitor the camera system, record and report any situations that appear abnormal to ensure that appropriate action may be considered to maintain the security of the Complex.
6. Assist with parking and ensure that drivers are parked legally so that the parking lot is kept in order and in line with the relevant policies and procedures.
7. Monitor all persons who enter the building ensuring that unauthorized persons are not allowed entrance.
8. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing reports and assist with the booking of conference rooms.
9. 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 Certificate or equivalent
Three (3) year experience in security operations or related area
Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Basic knowledge of security and an understanding of the laws of trespass, assault and personal property
Physically fit and capable of adequately dealing with emergencies
Good time management skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good organisational and interpersonal skills
24 June 2021
24 June 2021 Facilities Management Unit
JLSC 5 of 2021
Crown Counsel

Crown Counsel

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary

The role of Crown Counsel provides legal advice and assist with cases in order to maintain the integrity of the legal system in a professional manner.

Main Responsibilities

1. Serve as Counsel in the Courts and assist Senior Officers during trials in order to maintain the activities of the Court.
2. Prepare cases, draft charges and arguments, letters, opinions and legal documents as well as instruct on the preparation, filing and service of these documents to ensure effective and efficient administrative management within the department.
3. Prepare outgoing letters of request for legal assistance in matters and advise on incoming letters of request for legal assistance in matters when required.
4. Provide written legal advice to Commissions, Government Ministries and Departments, and attend meetings to provide immediate oral advice on legal matters as required in order to provide timely and professional information.
5. Attend/Participate in relevant workshops and seminars and assist with presentations when requested in order to represent the Department and ensure awareness of up-to-date legislation, knowledge and information.
6. Undertake general legal assignments including the drafting and/or vetting of legal matters.
7. 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
Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Sound legal research skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure
Sound organisational skills

 

22 June 2021
22 June 2021 Attorney General’s Chambers
JLSC 4 of 2021
Senior Crown Counsel

Senior Crown Counsel

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Role Summary

The role of Senior Crown Counsel provides legal advice as well as prosecute cases in order to maintain the integrity of the legal system in a professional manner.

Main Responsibilities

1. Serve as Senior Counsel in the Courts and assist Senior Officers during criminal trials in order to maintain the activities of the Court.
2. Prepare cases, draft charges and arguments, letters, opinions and legal documents as well as manage the preparation, filing and service of documents.
3. Prepare outgoing letters of request for legal assistance in criminal matters and advise on incoming letters of request for legal assistance in criminal matters when required.
4. Provide written legal advice to Commissions, Government Ministries and Departments, and attend meetings to provide immediate oral advice on legal matters as required in order to provide timely and professional information.
5. Attend/Participate relevant workshops and seminars and assist with presentations when requested in order to represent the Department and ensure awareness of up-to-date legislation, knowledge and information.
6. Undertakes general legal assignments including the drafting and/or vetting of legal matters.
7. Prepare for adjudication of matters, negotiate amicable settlements: contract or court.
8. Serve on various committees as required.
9. Supervise and lead Crown Counsel in the management of cases.
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 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
Five (5) years post qualification experience
Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Expert knowledge and experience in criminal prosecutions
Excellent knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
Excellent knowledge of and experience in Court proceedings
Ability to master and interpret legislation
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and verbally
Sound analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work under pressure
Sound legal research skills
22 June 2021
22 June 2021 Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
19 of 2021
Case Manager

Case Manager

Magistracy

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform court-related case management duties in an efficient and competent manner to ensure a professional service is provided to the Magistracy and the public.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through administration of daily operations.
2. Ensure a sound and professional operation of Court procedures, including:
    a. List/Prepare Case Management, Magistracy and Criminal lists
    b. Work with the Court Clerk to prepare the Court list
3. Maintain and manage the filing and document management systems to ensure accurate and well-organized document management, including:
    a. Enter and retrieve all data and actions on the JEMS and prepare statistic reports as required
    b. Keep track of files by updating the computerize Case Management System
    c. File documents and retrieve Court files upon request
4. Ensure a professional customer service is provided by answering queries from the public in a timely and competent manner.
5. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Legal Studies or related area
Three (3) years’ experience in the Court system or related area
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Expert knowledge of the Court system and the Judicial Enforcement Management System (JEMS)
Sound knowledge of filing systems/records management and data entry
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
22 June 2021
22 June 2021 Magistracy
JR 49 of 2021
Senior Administrative Officer( Personal Assistant) (Internal Reassignment)

Senior Administrative Officer( Personal Assistant) (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Finance

Responsibilities

1. Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.
2. Assist in the planning and execution of the Ministry’s work.
3. Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.
4. Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.
5. Prepare correspondences and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information.
6. Perform any other related duties as required by the Deputy Financial Secretary 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
Three (3) to five (5) years related experience 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound analytical and decision-making skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
21 June 2021
21 June 2021 Ministry of Finance

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