The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Court Manager, Magistracy.
Main responsibilities include:
v Serves as the Accounting Officer for Magistrate´s Court.
v Manages the budget of the Magistrate´s Court.
v Manages day-to-day operations of the court office.
v Supervises the administrative function to support the activities of the court, and ensures that operations run smoothly, efficiently and in an organised fashion.
v Performs a wide range of administrative task including in-court duties, client-contact enquiries, and office administrative responsibilities.
v Liaises wit the judiciary, magistracy, external organisations, groups and individuals that interface with the Court.
v Supervises and manages the staff of the Magistrate´s Court.
v Provides direction to staff by issuing written and oral instructions.
v Motivates and evaluates staff, prepares employee performance reports, reviews progress and directs change as needed.
v Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the public.
v Manages and conducts regular team meetings and general staff meetings.
v Maintains positive customer relations, and assists in resolving customer complaints and issues.
v Prepares written statistical reports on the operations of the Magistrate´s Court.
v Responsible for the development, evaluation and implementation of new policies and procedures.
v Administers cases to include setting dates for hearings, issuing notices, corresponding with Attorneys and litigants and ensuring case files are properly maintained.
v Ensures that productivity is aligned with departmental objectives.
v Provides technical advice/support and resource information to Senior Magistrate and Permanent Secretary/DGO.
v Manages special projects from time to time.
v Represents the Court at meetings, seminars and any other capacity.
v Prepares information for all work plans and annual reports.
v Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and/or Management
v Three (3) years working experience in administrative field
v Strong administrative and organisational skills with emphasis on time management and the ability to multi-task, plan, organise and implement various activities within a time pressured environment;
v Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate problems and provide practical solutions.
v Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner.
v Ability to respond to staff and public inquiries and complaints in a tactful and effective manner, and to exercise sound judgement within establish guidelines.
v Sound knowledge of the practices, procedures and legislation applicable to the Magistrate´s Court.
v Sound knowledge of human resources management and financial management.
v Sound analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to grasp and assess complex issues and respond decisively and appropriately.
v Computer Literacy with a knowledge of Judicial Enforcement Management Software (JEMS)
v Excellent oral and written communication skills
v Sound leadership, organisational, human relation and interpersonal skills
v Entry level $ 51,069 – $57,401 annually, Grade 15 commensurate with qualifications and experience
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