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Vacancy Notice – Operations Manager


The Bank of Montserrat is seeking to fill the position of Operations Manager. This is a senior executive position reporting to the Asst. General Manager.

Job Specifications:-
To lead and oversee all the Bank’s activities relating to operations, including Risk Management, Cash and Treasury, Customer Service&Sales, Deposit business, Foreign Trade business, Central Processing including Automated Clearing House (ACH) operations, Administration, personnel allocation, and operational efficiencies to improve performance, productivity and profitability.

Broad operational management experience at a senior management level in a banking environment, 10+ years preferred.
Risk Management experience preferred.
Business Management, Accounting or Banking and Finance-related degree required.
Have in-depth knowledge of ACH, cheque imaging and wire transfers
Excellent knowledge and experience with regard to AML/CFT
Knowledge of Core Director software preferred
Familiarity with ECCB guidelines and prudential standards required
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership
Strong interpersonal skills
Understanding of financial reporting, budgeting and accounting
Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word.

As a progressive company with strong core values, we offer: competitive compensation, a professional work environment, and an excellent benefit package.

Applications should be addressed to:BOM-logo
The General Manager
Bank of Montserrat Limited
Brades Main Road
Deadline: 29th February 2016

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Job Vacancy - DELTA PETROLEUM for the position of Regional HSSE Manager

Job Vacancy – DELTA PETROLEUM for the position of Regional HSSE Manager

DELTA PETROLEUM is currently accepting applications for the position of Regional HSSE Manager

General Summary of Duties:

The Regional Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Manager is responsible for the design, implementation, communication and coordination of all environmental, health, safety and security programs for the Region. This position will develop and provide technical and administrative direction on all HSSE decisions, which bear critical importance to overall Regional objectives, operations, and profitability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Directs the resources and activities of the Region to support the HSSE programs by providing advice and guidance to company Senior Management.
  2. Continually maintain an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge and preparedness across the Region to create a culture that prioritizes effective HSSE and balances overall associated costs.
  3. Review internal HSSE policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate; conduct hazard and risk assessments and change existing, or develop new recommendations from these assessments.
  4. Serve as the Regional expert within the areas of HSSE when called upon to address regulatory agency compliance issues, third party safety & liability consultants and subcontractor representatives.
  5. Responsible for managing and directing Regional HSSE personnel resources.
  6. Responsible for the development of an annual budget recommendations and implementation.
  7. Provide regular written reports, as well as other production-related results and updates to the Senior Management Team.
  8. Assist incident investigation teams in investigation of all project incidents (GL/WC/Recordable Incidents, Near Miss and First Aid) and ensure proper records are completed and submitted and follow on training on lessons learned is complete.
  9. Assist in implementation of corrective actions as it relates to the incident and ensure “lessons learned” are communicated throughout the Company and are incorporated into the program, if necessary.
  10. Devise, supervise, and coordinate training programs or media which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote HSSE consciousness.
  11. Actively participate in the scheduling of safety and security meetings across Company locations to review HSSE performance and policies.
  12. Address specific reporting and record keeping requirements of OSHA, EPA, etc., as well as other pertinent safety/regulatory compliance matters and to ensure project sites are in compliance.
  13. Oversee the HSSE Region’s incentive programs and periodically review them to ensure they are accomplishing the desired results. Make necessary changes to the program to maximize effect.
  14. Stay abreast of current and emerging technical and professional aspects of this position.
  15. Assist with and participate in sales presentations.
  16. Conduct site visits/audits.
  17. Participate/attend industry related conferences when requested to do so.
  18. In this position, you will be required to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Company’s Policies & Procedures and any applicable laws.
  19. Responsibilities include training employees under your management; planning, assigning and directing work; and addressing complaints and resolving issues and evaluating staff performance.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: A Bachelor’s Degree (4 years) or higher in Health and Safety, Engineering, or related technical field.

Experience: Ten (10) years related experience.

Relevant Work Experience: Advanced knowledge of petroleum industry practices, regulator

agency requirements and industry standards.

Communication Skills: Must have very good written and oral communications. Required to

speak effectively before groups of Senior Management, clients, subcontractors, and/or employee

of the organization.

Computer Skills: Excellent computer skills required. Must have experience with Microsoft Office Programs.

Reasoning Ability: Use of basic reasoning, thinking “on your feet”, and ability to resolve issues quickly with little or no direction from a superior. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format. Good negotiating skills. Ability to make good judgments and render good decisions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: OSHA 10 & 30 trained; OSHA 500, ASP, and CSP a plus

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that will be faced an employee in order to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle/feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. You are occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop or kneel.

You must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The position requires that you will walk the various locations, climb ladders, climb stairs and walk on uneven ground.

This position is assigned to the Regional Office.

Regional Travel: To Delta Petroleum locations is required in this position including but not limited to the following islands: Anguilla, BVI, Montserrat, St Kitts, Nevis and St Martin.

Please forward complete application package by 4th March 2016 to: and dfulwider



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Vacancy Notice - Auditor, Internal Audit

Vacancy Notice – Auditor, Internal Audit




The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Auditor, Internal Audit within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management, Government of Montserrat.


Undertake audit assignments as directed by the Audit Manager with the objective to improve internal control and mitigate risk within the Government of Montserrat and associated Statutory Bodies and provide administrative assistance to the running of the Department.


  • Undertaking the administrative tasks within the office including reception, post opening, photocopying, filing and distributing mail entering PO’s and invoices into Smart Stream.
  • Completing internal audit assignments as directed by the Audit Manager and preparing draft reports in conclusion to the work using standard templates: This includes personal responsibility for the entire process such as arranging audit entry meetings, assisting in the development of audit programs and questionnaires, completing tests, drafting reports for review and holding exit meetings with the auditees.
  • Assisting the Chief Internal Auditor or Audit Manager as required with their tasks.
  • Undertaking training and development in the Internal Audit sector to assist with professional development.


The applicants must:

  • Have a School Leaver’s Certificate ;
  • Have 3 O’levels preferably including Mathematics and English Language. Preferrable to have a Degree in related field.
  • Be objective when completing the work and drawing conclusions ;
  • Possess good time management skills to ensure Audit assignments are completed within timescale ;
  • Promote a confident approach when dealing with Senior Officials ;
  • Be approachable ;
  • Have the ability to learn quickly, and to uphold confidentiality ;
  • Be Self motivated, reliable and trustworthy.


Appointment will be made either on a permanent or contractual basis.


The total annual remuneration package for the post of Auditor, Internal Audit within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management, is broken down as follows: –

  • Basic Salary is in the salary scale R28-R22, that is EC$40,248.00 -EC$49,392.00 (Taxable)


  • Travel          – EC$9,600.00


To apply send:

  • Your covering letter with the completed Application Form (this can be obtained from our website, along with a Curriculum Vitae,  evidence of qualifications and experience and the names of at least two referees:




By mail to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, P O Box 262, Brades, Montserrat on or before Friday 11 March, 2016.

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Vacancy Notice – Senior Auditor



The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Senior Auditor in the Office of the Auditor General, Montserrat.


The Senior Auditor will be responsible for performing specific duties assigned and assisting the Audit Manager with team management, development of work plans, identifying auditing issues, determining possible solutions and providing guidance to junior members of staff.  Work to be performed in line with the Annual Audit Operational Plans and in accordance with relevant auditing standards and guidelines.


  • To provide professional and technical assistance to staff members and assist the Audit Manager in planning and coordinating audit engagements.
  • To perform a full range of professional auditing assignments using considerable independent judgment while providing sufficient and appropriate evidence to substantiate all findings.


  • Assists Audit Manager in producing assignment plans; specify the assignment objectives and detailing the required audit tasks for each identified assignment in accordance with the Annual Audit Operational Plan, in harmony with audit standards, the audit approach and time budget.
  • Supervise team members during field assignments and in the absence of the Audit Manager by providing guidance, advice and training on matters relating to the audit to ensure that the quality of the audit is in compliance with the office’s standards.
  • Carries out complex audit assignments by performing various auditing techniques in a variety of government departments, agencies, statutory bodies, and undertakes segments of special assignments, studies and enquiries in order that the Auditor General may comply with responsibilities set out in the Montserrat Constitution Order 2010.
  • Identify weaknesses in junior staff performance and suggest training needs for staff development.  Officer also expected to conduct on the job training activities to satisfactorily ensure timely completion of audit assignments.
  • Perform specific audit tasks or areas of work, and undertake any programme of professional audit and accounting training.  Training refers to continuous professional development which could include that provided in-house, attendance at overseas workshops/seminars, work attachments or pursuing courses with professional bodies via the internet.
  • Organize work and outputs to achieve timely completion of each audit assignment and the Annual Audit Operational Plan.
  • Communicate at the appropriate time the results of audit work, including reports to management on problems encountered in carrying out audit assignments, and recommendations for adjustments in the Audit Plan to secure achievable action.
  • Provide guidance to junior auditors by answering any work related questions posed, liaising with clients on junior auditors’ behalf and reviewing their completed working papers to ensure that audits are conducted efficiently and work submitted to the supervisor provides the relevant details of the audit findings in the prescribed format.
  • Assists in the development of staff competences by facilitating on-the-job and in-house training to ensure that the office is equipped with adequately skilled personnel.
  • To keep abreast of current developments in the accounting and auditing profession and to ensure that this knowledge is imparted to the staff through on-the-job training.
  • Perform any other audit related work as may be assigned by the Audit Manager or audit management.


The applicant must:-

  • Have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Management or any other related discipline from a recognized University.


  • Completed the Diploma level of a professional accounting qualification e.g. CIPFA- Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounts, ACCA-Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, CIMA- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, AICPA-American Institute of Certified Public Accountants or equivalent.


  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in Auditing, Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (Accounts) – two (2) years must be in a supervisory position.
  • Have good knowledge of government and commercial finance, relevant regulations, current audit procedures and be able to exercise professional judgment.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Have excellent analytical skills.
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to relate to staff at every level in the Public Service.
  • Be computer literate with good knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programmes.


Appointment will be made on a permanent or contract basis for one year in the first instance.


Salary (taxable) is in the scale R22 – 16, that is, $49,392 – $58,896 per annum.

Transport Allowance (non-taxable) is $4,800 per annum (provided that applicant owns and uses motor vehicle for work purposes).

If employed on a contractual basis a gratuity (non-taxable) of 12.5% of basic salary will be paid on successful completion of contract.


Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at (click on ‘Find a Government Job’)  or by contacting the Human Resource Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at                                          (+664) 491-6234.  Certified copies of qualifications, as well as the names and letters of two referees must be submitted with your application.

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resource 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 11 March, 2016.

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VACANCY – Director of Public Prosecutions – Montserrat

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 Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The Director of Public Prosecutions plays a central and sensitive role in maintaining the legal system in this small overseas territory. The Director’s core role is to oversee the running of an effective, efficient and fair prosecuting body which meets the needs of the island community and works in accordance with UK and international best practices. The ODPP is a department still in its infancy. The appointee will have the unprecedented opportunity to develop the department in the territory’s drive for economic sustainability. You will have oversight over all criminal prosecutions within the territory and will be expected to make key contributions in maintaining the territory’s enviable low crime rate. You will work closely with the Attorney General, Commissioner of Police and other key stakeholders.


Duties and Responsibilities


The Director of Public Prosecutions reports directly to His Excellency the Governor and is responsible for the following:


  • In accordance with the Montserrat Constitution Order of September 2011 conduct of all criminal proceedings;


  • Overseeing the proper functioning of the criminal team and auxiliary staff assigned to the Office of the DPP;


  • Direct supervision of the budget, including the submission of a budget for each fiscal year, and ensure that Government of Montserrat (GOM) monies are spent in accordance with the financial rules;


  • Providing a strategic plan and a schedule for its implementation;


  • Overall supervision of the conduct of criminal trials in both the Magistrate’s Court and High Court;
  • Conducting preliminary enquiries for complex cases before the Magistrate’s Court;


  • Reviewing police case files submitted for prosecution;


  • Providing legal advice to the Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS) and all other law enforcement agencies;


  • Review draft legislation and liaise with Parliamentary Counsel in relation to all criminal and quasi-criminal matters i.e.       immigration, health and safety and consumer protection;


  • Conduct conferences with witnesses in preparation for trial before courts and tribunals;


  • Prepare and draft all indictments for the High Court;


  • Provide training in various aspects of the law, court procedure and advocacy to counsel within the Office of the DPP;


  • Provide training, guidance and support in relation to criminal and quasi-criminal matters to officers of the RMPS and other government departments;


  • Represent the Office of the DPP and the GOM on issues relating to criminal and quasi-criminal matters both at the national and international level;


  • Prepare the list for the hearing of all criminal matters before the High Court and a report at the conclusion of each Criminal Session;


  • Attend training conferences, workshops and Seminars on behalf of the GOM;


  • Conduct public consultation in accordance with other stakeholders in relation to impending legislation or any other matters in which affects the administration of Justice and in particular, the office of the DPP.;


In consultation with the Attorney General:


  • Assume responsibility for and execute all matters arising under anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism legislation;


  • Process all Mutual Legal Assistance Requests to or on behalf of the Government of Montserrat.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must:


  • Have a Bachelor of Law Degree and have been admitted or called to the Bar as a Barrister, Solicitor or Attorney-at-Law;


  • Be eligible to practice in a Commonwealth Jurisdiction;


  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ post-qualification experience practising as a Barrister, Solicitor or Attorney-at-Law;


  • Have extensive experience in criminal prosecutions and knowledge of legal principles, practices, proceedings and a good working knowledge of criminal legislation and government procedure;


  • Be able to interpret legislation, rules, regulations, agreements; draft legal documents including indictments and pleadings; analyse issues, make interpretations and sound recommendations;


  • Have sound judgment and excellent advocacy skills;


  • Have strong leadership and management competencies;


  • Have excellent excellent communication (oral and written), presentation and interpersonal skills;



Terms of Appointment


Appointment will be made either on a permanent basis or on a contractual basis for three years.


Remuneration Package

The total remuneration package is EC$165,240 per annum detailed as follows:

Basic Salary –         EC$80,640 (Taxable)


  • Legal Services –         EC$66,000 (Taxable)
  • Travel –         EC$9,600
  • Telephone –         EC$1,440  (Taxable)
  • Entertainment           –         EC$3,600

Note: US$1 = EC$2.67

A market premium (as a negotiated percentage of the basic salary) may be considered based on the qualifications and experience of the preferred candidate.

In addition, a performance-based gratuity of 12.5% of the basic salary will be payable at the end of the contractual period.


Application forms can be obtained from our website at or by contacting the Human Resource Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail at, by telephone at (+664) 491 2365/2444 or by fax (+664) 491 6234.

To apply send your completed application form, supported by a Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter and the names of at least two referees to the Human Resource Management Unit at or to by Friday, December 19, 2014.








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