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Caribbean Development Bank - Job Opportunity

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Executive Search - Chief Director, Policy

Executive Search – Chief Director, Policy

The Chief Director, Policy provides the vision, leadership and management for the development of a coherent and coordinated policy and research
programme that supports the Bank’s Strategic Plan and facilitates delivery on its mandate as outlined in Article 4 of the ECCB Agreement.

Applications should be submitted with detailed Curriculum Vitae to execsearch@bb.pwc.com no later than January 22, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest; however we wish
to advise that only suitable applications will be acknowledged. See attached PDF for more details.

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Executive Search - Chief Director, Operations

Executive Search – Chief Director, Operations

The Chief Director, Operations provides the vision, leadership and management necessary to ensure that the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting
procedures, and HR systems are in place to deliver the Bank’s mandate effectively and to ensure financial soundness and strength and operating efficiency.

Applications should be submitted with detailed Curriculum Vitae to execsearch@bb.pwc.com no later than January 22, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we wish
to advise that only suitable applications will be acknowledged. See attached PDF for more details.  

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Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach - Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach

Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach – Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach

TAX ADVISOR, MENTOR AND COACH

Government of Montserrat (GoM), Caribbean

2 Years FTC commencing 2018

The MCRS is desirous of engaging an experienced person for the post of Tax Advisor, Mentor and Coach for the Inland Revenue Division with focus on the administration of direct taxes such as Income Tax, Company Tax, and Withholding Tax. Knowledge and experience in the administration of Property Tax would also be an asset.

Montserrat is now also part of the global tax community and part of the OECD and Global Forum activities and have entered into many Tax Information Exchange agreements with countries around the world. The MCRS’s ability to provide timely and accurate information is essential to our commitments under FATCA, IGA and CRS. This is one of the driving force behind the ongoing efforts to computerize the administration and collection of all direct taxes. Therefore, there is now the urgent need to raise the competencies of all staff and thus the equally urgent need to engage a
suitably qualified and experience Tax Advisor Mentor and Coach.

CANDIDATES QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PROFILE
A qualified/ certified tax professional with:
• At least ten (10) years’ experience at management level of one, or more, of the following-
the assessment, collection and enforcement of Direct Taxes such as
Income Tax, Company Tax and Withholding Tax.
• Knowledge and experience in administration of Property Tax would be an asset.
• Experience and expertise in the training, mentoring and coaching.
• Proven ability to advise on taxation policy and administration;
• Experience of forecasting and estimating revenue from taxation;
• Formal qualifications in accounts or finance would be an advantage
• Strong interpersonal skills developed in a political environment, including team-working,
communicating and negotiating skills;
• Be proficient in the use of computers and the use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT
The terms and conditions applicable for this appointment include:
• A commencing appointment in 2017 for a period of two (2) years; and
• The total remuneration package for the post of Tax Advisor is EC$250,000.00 (taxable) per
annum dependent on experience.

TERMS OF REFERENCE
Detailed Terms of Reference for the Tax Advisor can be obtained from the following link at
http://psru.gov.ms/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ToR-Tax-Advisor-updated-1-12-17.pdf

HOW TO APPLY
Application forms can be obtained from our website at www.gov.ms – (click on ‘Forms’) or by
contacting the Human Resource Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail jobs.hrmu@gov.ms, by telephone at (+664) 491 2365/2444 or by fax (+664) 491 6234.

Applicants must provide all of the following information:
• A completed Application Form with a covering letter;
• A comprehensive curriculum vitae with full particulars of experience, and copies of relevant
academic qualifications;
• A clear statement detailing why in the applicant’s view he/she considers him/herself well
qualified for the position;
• Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees; and
(NOTE: Original certificates of qualifications or official notarized copies will be requested from
those invited to interview).

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources
Officer, Human Resource Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.
The deadline for the receipt of applications is December 26, 2017.

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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank    Vacancy - Legal Officer II

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Vacancy – Legal Officer II

EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTRAL BANK  

VACANCY – Legal Officer II

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) headquartered in Basseterre, St Kitts is the Monetary Authority for the eight member territories of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).  

Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of the member territories of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) for the post of Legal Officer II with our Legal Services Department.  The Legal Services Department is responsible for providing legal services and advice to the bank.  The successful candidate will be hired initially on a two (2) year contractual engagement with the opportunity to renew or transfer to the permanent establishment based on performance.  All applicants must complete the ECCB Employment application form which is available on the ECCB’s Website (www.eccb-centralbank.org) or at the ECCB’s Office in the respective territories. 

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor of Laws Degree
  • A Legal Education Certificate or equivalent
  • Master of Laws in Legislative Drafting
  • A minimum of three (3) years working experience in the legal field including experience as a legislative draftsperson. Strong analytical skills and research techniques
  • Excellent writing, oral, and other communication skills
  • The ability to work efficiently in a team
  • Working knowledge of computerised business applications such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

POSITION SUMMARY

A primary function of the position is the drafting of financial legislation.

The selected candidate will be directly responsible to the Director / Deputy Director, Legal Services Department, for the proper performance of his/her duties, which will include:

  1. Provide general legal advice to the Bank in the exercise of its functions under the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agreement and the Banking Act.
  2. Providing legal opinions on various banking matters.
  3. Draft and Vet Contracts and other legal documents
  4. Drafting of legislation
  5. Interpreting and reviewing Financial Legislation, identifying gaps and areas requiring amendment or new legislation.
  6. Researching and analyzing law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles’ treaties, constitutions, and legal code to prepare documents such as contracts, and draft amendments to laws.
  7. Other related duties as assigned

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Employment Application Form must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two (2) recent original letters of reference
  • Certified copies of all certificates
  • Official transcripts
  • A recent original or certified copy of Criminal record/Police certificate of character

The application with supporting documents may also be submitted to Legal Officer II Employment Application

Human Resource Department

Eastern Caribbean Central Ban

P O Box 89

Bird Rock

BASSETERRE

St Kitts

Deadline for applications: No later than 12 January 2018

Note:

  1. Only candidates shortlisted for the selection process will be contacted;
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake various assessments;

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Vacancy Notice -  Assistant Accountant

Vacancy Notice – Assistant Accountant

VACANCY NOTICE

ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Assistant Accountant within the Treasury Department Government of Montserrat.

JOB PURPOSE:

To assist with the production of draft statutory and management reports and approval of payments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processing of payments, Smartstream request forms and maintain register of authorised signatories;
  • Assisting in the production of schedules for the statutory accounts (Journal entries, Trial Balances, advances etc);
  • To prepare bank reconciliation statement on a monthly basis;
  • To provide final approval for payment requests on SmartStream;
  • To prepare Bank Draft and Wire Transfer requests on a daily basis;
  • Preparing Cash Balances for Treasury Consolidated Fund and Capital Bank Accounts on a daily basis;
  • Draft management reports;
  • Oversee processing of payments;
  • Maintain a register of authorised signatories.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

The successful applicant must:

  • Have a Secondary School Leaving Certificate (3 O’ levels one of which should be in mathematics)
  • Have an Accounting Technician’s Certificate, or expected to enrol in an accounting professional training course;
  • Have five (5) years working experience previous employment in the Public Sector will be an asset;
  • Be Familiar with GOM financial legislation;
  • Be IT competent;
  • Have good time management skills;
  • Be SmartStream Competent;
  • Be a team player;
  • Have good Communication skills and be able to liaise with internal and external customers;
  • Be flexible willing to learn.

The Assistant Accountant will be supervised closely by the Accountant (Financial Management Services) to ensure proper reports are produced

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Appointments will be made on a contractual basis for a period of two years with the possibility of renewal.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE

Basic Salary

The salary scale for the post is R28-22/22-16, that is, EC$41,760 to $50,976/$50,976-$60,480 per annum (taxable).

HOW TO APPLY:

Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at www.jobs.gov.ms or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to jobs.hrmu@gov.ms or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.

To apply send your completed application form with a cover letter, a recent police certificate/record and certified copies of proof of qualifications must be provided and as well as the names and addresses of two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by

December 29, 2017.

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Bank of Montserrat Job Vacancy

Bank of Montserrat Job Vacancy

BANK OF MONTSERRAT JOB VACANCY

The Bank of Montserrat is seeking a suitable candidate for the position of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER. This individual will report to the General Manager and has responsibility for the integration of information technology into the organization so that the goals identified in the bank’s strategic plans are achieved. The incumbent is also responsible for developing and implementing information technology strategies and solutions within the Bank.

Key Responsibilities: Management and Administrative:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, monitors and evaluates the day to day operations of the Information Technology function of the Bank.
  • Develops the guidelines and procedures for the use of all IT related equipment and software
  • Assists in the procurement of IT equipment and software packages by outlining requisite design and specifications

Technical/Professional:

  • Recommends hardware and operating system resource requirements.
  • Plans and implements upgrades and modifications to existing systems to accommodate changing user needs and technology in a dynamic environment
  • Conducts research into new software packages/platforms/systems and make recommendations to the General Manager
  • Conducts analysis of network/system management, capacity planning, fault tolerance and disaster recovery
  • Develops system security/firewall requirements based on industry standards & environment
  • Plans and implements systems backups, coordinating recoveries, including offsite disaster recovery
  • Identifies IT infrastructure upgrade requirements and reviews operating procedures in keeping with best practices
  • Develops reliable and effective networking and technology facilities
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots the nature and effects of software systems failures and networking problems
  • Ensures that backup, redundancy and disaster recovery provisions are developed and implemented
  • Develops strategies for the protection of data, servers and local drives
  • Streamlines processes regarding data flow and data quality to improve accuracy and delivery of information
  • Takes the lead in implementing and launching IT-driven products such as plastic card products
  • Liaise with software providers on annual upgrades and any issues that may arise
  • Train Bank staff in the use of the Core banking software and other systems
  • Working with users on problem identification and resolution

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Familiarity with Banking solutions such as CORE DIRECTOR, ALCHEMY, YELLOWHAMMER would be an asset
  • Excellent judgment, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Five (5) years of professional information technology experience at a senior level in a commercial Bank.
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), COMPTIA Security + and Network+; or other comparable related certifications

Suitable candidates can apply to:

The General Manager

Bank of Montserrat Limited

Box 10, Brades

Montserrat

Or email manager@bankofmontserrat.ms

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS DECEMBER 30th 2017

Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

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Vacancy Notice - Senior Clerical Officer (Data Entry)

Vacancy Notice – Senior Clerical Officer (Data Entry)

VACANCY NOTICE

SENIOR CLERICAL OFFICER (Data Entry)

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Senior Clerical Officer (Data Entry), Human Resources Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor within the Government of Montserrat.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As an integral member of the Ministry/Department’s team, the person appointed to this position will be required to:

  • Assist in data gathering and entering data into HRIS in a timely manner (salary records information, vacation, sick, maternity, other leave, etc)
  • Compare data entered with source documents
  • compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data
  • Make contact with other departments to verify data inconsistencies
  • Perform administrative support duties, including maintaining records and files, drafting of correspondence and preparation of reports
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Applicants should:

  • have at least five CXC or GCE O’ levels including English Language, Information technology and Mathematics with at least three years’ experience in Information technology or data entry and performing administrative duties;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets and internet software);
  • Experience working in an office in an IT setting is essential
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task; strong attention to detail. Excellent administrative and customer service skills

SALARY SCALE

Salary is in the scale R33-29, that is EC$34,812-EC$40,248 per annum.

HOW TO APPLY

Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at www.jobs.gov.ms or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to jobs.hrmu@gov.ms or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.

To apply send your completed application form along with copies of your qualification, a recent police certificate/record and a cover letter with the names of at least two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by December 22, 2017

N.B This notice is for persons residing on Montserrat

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Vacancy Notice Pharmacist

Vacancy Notice Pharmacist

VACANCY NOTICE

PHARMACIST

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Pharmacist within the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Government of Montserrat.

Job Purpose

The purpose of this job is to be responsible for the prompt and efficient delivery of pharmaceuticals and monitoring of stock levels while providing professional advice and assisting with the implementation of plans and programmes.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Dispense pharmaceuticals to the public and fill pharmaceutical orders from the wards, geriatric homes, clinics and private doctors as required based on Government’s medication legislations and procedures;
  • Maintain accurate records of medications dispensed to ensure efficient management of pharmaceutical stocks by;

Numbering, dating and filling all completed prescriptions according to established procedures.

Maintaining individual ‘bin cards’ for all drugs to facilitate stocktaking.

Maintaining Drug Utilization Review records by reference to filled prescriptions.

  • Supply health care providers and clients with professional pharmaceutical advice and information regarding availability of drugs, prescribing protocols, usage procedures, side effects and appropriate alternatives etc;
  • Assist with the formation and implementation of plans and programmes to ensure proper pharmaceutical standards and efficient delivery of services;
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties such as:

          Recording and dispensing dangerous drugs to ensure security in the  

          absence of the Senior Pharmacist.

 Assisting with the ordering of drugs and other supplies.

 Assisting with the preparation of Annual and other Reports.

 Ensuring the appropriate disposal of discarded reports.

  • Perform on-call duties as required and to deputize in the absence of the

Senior Pharmacist.

Qualifications and Experience:

The Applicant should:

  • Have a BSc in Pharmacy
  • Have four (4) years experience as a Pharmacist
  • Be registered to practice as a Pharmacist
  • Be able to communicate verbally and in writing effectively
  • Be a team player
  • Possess basic computer skills

Terms of Appointment

Appointment will be made on a contractual or permanent basis. 

Remuneration Package

Basic Salary

The salary scale for the post is R28-22, that is, EC$41, 760 to $50, 976 per annum (taxable). 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at www.jobs.gov.ms (click on ‘Jobs with the Government of Montserrat’) or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to jobs.hrmu@gov.ms or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.

To apply send your completed application form or curriculum vitae with a recent police certificate/record and a cover letter with the names of at least two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by December 22, 2017.

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Caribbean Development Bank - Job Opportunity

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