Sister Islands Programme Coordinator

Company: Office of the Deputy Governor | Last Updated: April 15, 2018

Office of the Deputy Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will to serve as itinerant Administrator for the Sister Islands and to monitor, promote and facilitate the execution of projects designed to bring about sustained improvement in the quantity, quality and delivery of Government services.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Serve as itinerant Administrator for the Sister Islands and as a Liaison Officer between the Office of the Deputy Governor and the District Officers to ensure efficient and effective communication and coordination of activities.
  2. Serve as Commissioner of Oaths for the Sister Islands to ensure the duties of this role are carried out in a timely and professional manner.
  3. Supervise the work of, as well as provide leadership and information to District Officers assigned to Sister Islands, in order to monitor compliance with ordinances, policies, rules and regulations. Evaluate their work and counsel on ways to improve service delivery and performance to ensure work is of an acceptable standard and resources are used efficiently.
  4. Make recommendations for programs and projects to improve the delivery of services to Sister Islands to ensure an acceptable standard of living.
  5. Coordinate activities with Ministries and outside agencies to ensure effective communication.
  6. Prepare the following reports and written communication for management information purposes:

a. Quarterly progress reports and status reports for the Sister Islands Coordinating Committee and Cabinet

b. Prepare Cabinet papers (undertake necessary follow-up action)

c. Periodic administrative reports

  1. Provide information for the weekly update of the operational grid for the DGO to ensure an accurate overview and efficient planning of the use of resources.
  2. Serve as Project Coordinator for Capital Projects for the Governor’s Group to ensure departmental objectives are achieved in a timely and professional manner.
  3. 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 Business, Public Administration, Management or a related field
  • Five (5) years’ working experience
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the cultural and structural aspects of remote islands
  • Extensive knowledge of the geographical area of the island and community leaders
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound report writing skills
  • Excellent supervisory and management skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent leadership and management skill
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