Vacancy – Climate Innovation Center

Vacancy - Climate Innovation Center

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC)

The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC) is a regional World Bank infoDev project being managed jointly by the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) in Trinidad and Tobago and the Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jamaica. The Center, among other things, seeks to accelerate the development and deployment of relevant and appropriate climate technologies in Caribbean countries.

 

The Management Committee of the CCIC seeks to recruit a Chief Executive Officer who will be responsible for management of the Center.  The post will be based in either Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.

 

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

  • Support businesses being incubated and ensure all the services required are provided.
  • Lead the effort in business development for increased activity and sustainability of the CCIC.
  • Manage staff on a day to day basis ensuring performance against agreed objectives with regular reviews and development.
  • Brand and promote the CCIC to ensure high visibility and a positive image of the Center, the World Bank (infoDev) and its sponsors.
  • Maintain effective relations with Caribbean Governments, Hub Coordinators, donors, industry associations and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain strong industry and competitive knowledge in Clean Technologies especially those relevant to the incubated companies. Prepare timely reports to the Management Committee.

 

Essential Prerequisites

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Strong time management and leadership skills.
  • A self-starter and team player.

 

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with a strong business bias. An MBA from a reputable institution would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years’ practical  experience working with SMES/start-ups.
  • Proven track record in entrepreneurship and innovation and for mentoring young businesses and ventures.
  • Experience and extensive networking in the mitigation and adaptation technology sectors.
  • A good working knowledge of finance with strong experience in raising capital as well as investment management in the small business sector.

 

For further details visit www.src.gov.jm or www.cariri.com .

 

The successful candidate will be engaged on a one-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

 

Applicants should submit their applications, CVs and names of three (3) references to the following addresses:

 

Corpoff@cariri.com (Fax +1 868 662 7177)

prinfo@src-jamaica.org  /  Head@src-jamaica.org   (Fax +1 876 977 1841)

 

The captioned subject on Email should state “Application for Post of Chief Executive Officer CCIC”Please note that the deadline for submission of applications has been extended to: Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

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Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC)

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The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC) is a regional World Bank infoDev project being managed jointly by the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) in Trinidad and Tobago and the Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jamaica. The Center, among other things, seeks to accelerate the development and deployment of relevant and appropriate climate technologies in Caribbean countries.

 

The Management Committee of the CCIC seeks to recruit a Chief Executive Officer who will be responsible for management of the Center.  The post will be based in either Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.

 

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

 

Essential Prerequisites

 

Key Qualifications and Experience

 

For further details visit www.src.gov.jm or www.cariri.com .

 

The successful candidate will be engaged on a one-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

 

Applicants should submit their applications, CVs and names of three (3) references to the following addresses:

 

Corpoff@cariri.com (Fax +1 868 662 7177)

prinfo@src-jamaica.org  /  Head@src-jamaica.org   (Fax +1 876 977 1841)

 

The captioned subject on Email should state “Application for Post of Chief Executive Officer CCIC”Please note that the deadline for submission of applications has been extended to: Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

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