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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 29 of 2020
Court Clerk II (Internal Reassignment)

Court Clerk II (Internal Reassignment)

Magistracy

Responsibilities

1. Prepare Court lists for the Judges and Master and ensure necessary files listed for hearings are properly routed to Judges and Master to facilitate Court preparation.
2. Maintain an attendance register for jurors during sittings of the Court.
3. Attend Court sittings and prepare brief notes for each hearing to ensure preparation is adequate and records are kept.
4. Circulate Notices of Hearing to relevant attorneys to ensure timely preparation for hearings.
5. Update and input court files into JEMS to ensure information is recorded.
6. Handle Lawyer’s queries and assist them with files to ensure all queries are responded to in a professional and timely manner.
7. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Skills and Competencies 

High School Diploma or equivalent
Two (2) years’ experience in a related area 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound organisational and time management skills
Sound oral and written communication skills 
Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player  
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to work with minimum supervision
25 August 2020
25 August 2020 Magistracy
JR 28 of 2020
Accounts Manager (Internal Reassignment)

Accounts Manager (Internal Reassignment)

Magistracy

Responsibilities

1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept. 
2. Prepare purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made in a timely manner. 
3. Compare invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made. 
4. Record and reconcile vote book as required to ensure that all transactions are recorded and accounted correctly. 
5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget when required to support other team members. 
6. Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer. 
7. Prepare and processes the relevant forms to complete related financial accounting processes. 
8. Prepare contracts/agreements. 
9. Supervise assigned staff as required. 
10. Ensure training of team members on a needs basis to aid with their professional development. 
11. 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 or related field  
Three (3) years’ working experience in a related area 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures  
Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws  
Sound knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures  
Sound knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software  
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications  
Sound oral and written communication skills  
Sound organisational and  interpersonal skills  
Ability to work well under pressure  
Sound supervisory and management skills 
25 August 2020
25 August 2020 Magistracy
Secretary, Judicial and Legal Service Commission

Secretary, Judicial and Legal Service Commission

Judicial/Legal Services Commission

See Vacancy Notice attached

21 August 2020
21 August 2020 Judicial/Legal Services Commission
JR 27 of 2020
Assistant Human Resources Manager (Internal Reassignment)

Assistant Human Resources Manager (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Finance

Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Human Resources Unit through management of daily operations. 
2. Provide up-to-date advice on HR related matters, procedures and regulations, including succession planning, promotions, acting appointments etc., to internal and external clients to ensure all queries are handled in a professional and timely manner.
3. Assist in the administration and completion of the appraisal process, promoting a positive attitude, from objective setting to monitoring performance of employees.
4. Administer recruitment to ensure the best candidate is employed and assist with the thorough on-boarding of new employees. 
5. Prepare correspondence, periodic reports and various documents on human resources activities (including monthly leave reports).
6. Administer and maintain systems ensuring security of confidential personnel data.
7. Conduct investigations regarding issues of staff disputes, grievances and misconduct.  
8. Administer staff development, training, workshops, unit’s activities and events to ensure employees maintain up-to-date knowledge. Schedule, organise and prepare materials and minute departmental meetings to ensure accurate and timely preparation and documentation.
9. Interpret applicable legislation regarding salaries and allowances entitlements and examine personnel files to determine employment status, ensuring accurate payments are made and administer salary administration to ensure accurate credits, deductions and payments are administered on time. 
10. Monitor the expiry dates for temporary appointments and ensures that recommendations are received.
11. Liaise with the relevant ministries, departments and other agencies to obtain advice to resolve complex matters.
12. 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 Human Resources Management, Business Administration / Management or related field
One (1) to two (2) years working experience in a related field 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant computer software applications
Sound knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Sound analytical and decision-making skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Sound oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Ministry of Finance
JR 26 of 2020
Senior Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Senior Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Supreme Court

Responsibilities

1. Manage the day-to-day operations of the Court Office and supervise the administrative function to support the activities of the Court to ensure that operations run smoothly, efficiently and in a well-organized manner.
2. Establish and maintain a working environment conducive to positive morale, individual creativity, and teamwork by performing the following duties in a competent and efficient manner:
     a) Oversee general human resources operations, as well as develop and coordinate training programs for staff development, new staff orientation and employee communication
     b) Motivate and evaluate staff, prepare employee performance reports, review progress and direct changes as needed
     c) Provide direction to staff by issuing written and oral instructions, conducting regular team meetings and general staff meetings, and ensure employees comply with governmental         policies and procedures
3. Draft interdepartmental and external correspondence, assist with preparation of management reports and communicate official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the public to ensure a correct and timely flow of information.
4. Represent the office at various functions, events, meetings and conferences to ensure adequate presentation of the department.
5. Maintain positive customer relations and assist in resolving customer complaints and issues in order to provide a professional customer service at all times.
6. Ensure that all equipment is functional at the Judge’s Chambers, Courtrooms, Court Office, Court Reporting Unit and Judge’s House.
7. Assist with arrangements for travel, hotel accommodation and courtesy visits of Judges and other visitors to the Court on assignment by the Chief Justice, and ensure that appropriate transportation arrangements are made for an Orderly/Driver.
8. Provide efficient and essential support to the Registrar in establishing goals and objectives, decision-making, developing and monitoring the annual budget, and in the preparation of annual reports.
9. Oversee the Case Management process and preparations made for Criminal Assizes and Court of Appeal Sittings to ensure these are carried out accurately and efficiently.
10. In order to ensure the duties of the following roles are performed in a timely and professional manner, act as
       a) Liaison and Protocol Officer for the Judges
       b) Apostilles Signatory and Commissioner for Oaths
       c) Deputy Mediation Coordinator.
11. 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 Business Administration or Human Resource Management
Five (5) years related experience in supervisory and managerial functions in area or related area
OR
Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Human Resource Management and;
Three (3) years related experience in supervisory and managerial functions in area or related area
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of Government budget and accounting principles
Sound knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to grasp and assess complex issues and respond decisively and appropriately
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Supreme Court
JR 25 of 2020
Scopist (Internal Reassignment)

Scopist (Internal Reassignment)

Supreme Court

Rssponsibilities

1. Edit transcripts with Audio/Wave file and stenotype notes when required.
2. Generate/type all necessary correspondence, including reports, letters and brochures to support officers in performing their jobs appropriately.
3. Research cited cases at High Court or Attorney General’s Office to support Court proceedings.
4. Track office supplies to ensure appropriate levels are available to provide a well-functioning work environment.
5. Assist Reporters in copying, editing, printing, binding, proofreading, billing and delivery of transcripts.
6. Liaise with Judges’ Judicial Assistants and DPP’s Office with regards to transcript preparation and delivery to ensure an adequate and efficient coordination and flow of information.
7. 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

High School Diploma or equivalent
Certified Scopist Certificate from NCRA Accredited School
One (1) year related experience in a related area 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of Court procedures and transcript production
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Good typing skills
Sound knowledge of the use of Computer Aided Transcription (CAT) software
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including proper spelling, punctuation, grammar of the English language and proof reading skills
Sound interpersonal skills
Ability to work well under pressure
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Supreme Court
JR 24 of 2020
Court Clerk (Internal Reassignment)

Court Clerk (Internal Reassignment)

Supreme Court

Responsibilities

1. Prepare Court lists for the Judges and Master and ensure necessary files listed for hearings are properly routed to Judges and Master to facilitate Court preparation.
2. Maintain an attendance register for jurors during sittings of the Court.
3. Attend Court sittings and prepare brief notes for each hearing to ensure preparation is adequate and records are kept.
4. Circulate Notices of Hearing to relevant attorneys to ensure timely preparation for hearings.
5. Update and input court files into JEMS to ensure information is recorded.
6. Handle Lawyer’s queries and assist them with files to ensure all queries are responded to in a professional and timely manner.
7. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Skills and Competencies

High School Diploma or equivalent
Two (2) years’ experience in a related area 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Sound organisational and time management skills
Sound oral and written communication skills 
Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player  
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to work with minimum supervision
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Supreme Court
JR 23 of 2020
Bailiff (Internal Reassignment)

Bailiff (Internal Reassignment)

Supreme Court
Responsibilities
 
1. Ensure the smooth functioning of the Court.
2. Enforce court rules, prepare the court and check courtroom for security and cleanliness, administering oaths and marking exhibits in order to maintain order and the effective running of the Court.
3. Serve, endorse and distribute civil and court documents to requisite parties in order to maintain effective management of the department.
4. Seize, secure and auction items which have been recovered in order to facilitate the effective management of the Court.
5. Maintain department systems by entering all requisite information and ensuring that they are kept securely so that up to date records are available and to maintain confidentiality.
6. Make arrangements for the Locus in Quo as well as assist and provide security for jurors on the Locus in Quo in order to facilitate effective management for Locus in Quo. 
7. Undertake the duties of Provost Marshal when required to aid the effective and effective management of the Court. 
8. Ensure that money is collected from people who are charged by the Court in order to facilitate effective management of the Court. 
9. 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
 
High School Certificate or equivalent
Valid BVI Driver’s License
Three (3) years’ experience in a related area 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant guidelines and procedures in serving civil documents
Sound knowledge of the geographical area of the territory
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Supreme Court
JR 22 of 2020
Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Supreme Court

Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department and the supervision of assigned staff.
2. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
3. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports to the department for management purposes.
4. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
5. Maintain records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.
6. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
7. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
8. Provide full administrative support to the Ministry/Department.
9. 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.

Skills and Competencies

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
One (1) to two (2) years working experience 
Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
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
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Supreme Court
JR 21 of 2020
Bailiff (Internal Reassignment)

Bailiff (Internal Reassignment)

Magistracy

Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth functioning of the Court.
2. Enforce court rules, prepare the court and check courtroom for security and cleanliness, administering oaths and marking exhibits in order to maintain order and the effective running of the Court.
3. Serve, endorse and distribute civil and court documents to requisite parties in order to maintain effective management of the department.
4. Seize, secure and auction items which have been recovered in order to facilitate the effective management of the Court.
5. Maintain department systems by entering all requisite information and ensuring that they are kept securely so that up to date records are available and to maintain confidentiality.
6. Ensure that instructions as ordered by the Court in relation to civil matters are carried out in a timely manner in order to maintain the effective and efficiently management of the Court.
7. Ensure that a list of cases to be served in Virgin Gorda is submitted to the Administrative Officer in order to maintain the effective and efficiently management of the Court.   
8. 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

High School Certificate or equivalent
Valid BVI Driver’s License
Three (3) years’ experience in a related area 
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant guidelines and procedures in serving civil documents
Sound knowledge of the geographical area of the territory
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
14 August 2020
14 August 2020 Magistracy

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