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Sexual Violence Prevention, Project Manager, Dominica

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To coordinate a Child-Centered Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response Project for an initial period of 3 years in order to support ChildFund in its work towards securing the rights of girls and young women to live free from sexual violence through building knowledge, skills and values of staff and communities to engage in the complex task of preventing it.

Principal Responsibilities will include Lead Assessment/ Mapping, Participatory project design, implementation and evaluation, Strengthen Competencies of ChildFund Staff, Networking and Partnership Building, Strengthen Competencies of Partners, Advocacy, and Program Strengthening.

The Project Manager’s Required Skills, Experience and Qualities should include at least 5 years of experience managing or providing technical support to child protection or gender-based violence programs, Excellent networking, coordination and facilitation skills, Knowledge and experience in participatory community education and mobilization methodologies, Post-secondary degree in relevant field of study, Project management skills including participatory assessment, planning, design and evaluation and budget management and must be able to work independently with limited supervision.

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Solicitor General, Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs, Dominica

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for a contractual appointment in the post of Solicitor General, in the Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs.

Duties
Under the supervision of the Attorney General, Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs, the Solicitor General shall be responsible for:
• Giving legal advice and prepares legal documents;
• Advising on Law Reform and Law Revision matters;
• Representing Government in civil proceedings;
• Training junior lawyers;
• Attempting harmonization of legislation in the OECS/CARICOM region by carrying out comparative studies.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
• A Masters Degree in Law or Legal Education from a recognized university and Certificate in Legal Education
• Two (5) years or more experience in the legal field
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Ability to Interpret and apply laws
• Computer literacy


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Procurement Specialist, Caribbean

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FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

Responsible for providing support to the Programme Manager, Procurement Unit, in the discharge of the procurement function in relation to the Ninth European Development Fund (9th EDF) Project activities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should possess at least a Degree in Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Law or in other related social sciences fields plus 5 years progressive experience (2 of which must be post-qualification) in Procurement or Project Management, ideally with an IDB, World Bank or EU funded project. Computer proficiency is essential.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Programme Manager, Procurement Unit, the Procurement Specialist will be required to:

(a) INTERACT with stakeholders and provide support in the preparation of Annual Procurement Plans for the 9th EDF and other assigned projects;

(b) COORDINATE AND SUPPORT the execution of the procurement plans for the 9th EDF and other assigned projects funded by the EC, in accordance with the Secretariat’s and the EC approved procurement guidelines and procedures;

(c) PROVIDE assistance to staff in matters regarding procurement generally in the application of the relevant procurement guidelines and procedures;

(d) ENSURE timely publication of procurement notices when required;

(e) INTERACT with Technical Officers and other staff members to assist in the preparation of Terms of References and Technical Specifications;

(f) INITIATE AND COORDINATE the procurement process for any procurement method, and provide support in the development of shortlists of consultants, suppliers and contractors where necessary;

(g) COORDINATE tender opening and tender evaluation processes;

(h) DISPATCH “No Objection” requests to the EC;

(i) MONITOR and ENSURE timely responses to procurement questions and clarifications raised by donors;

(j) CONDUCT pre-tender meetings and site visits when required;

(k) ARRANGE the negotiation process for consultants, where necessary;

(l) PROVIDE support in the preparation of the final contracts, and ensure timely distribution of all relevant procurement and contract documents to all stakeholders;

(m) SUPERVISE assigned procurement staff;

(n) ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN Vendors and Consultants Database;

(o) MONITOR electronic procurement log;

(p) ENSURE proper record keeping and filing of all procurement records;

(q) PERFORM any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Programme Manager.

EMOLUMENTS AND BENEFITS

An attractive remuneration package will be offered.

SETTLEMENT GRANT

On assumption of duty in Guyana the officer shall be paid a settlement grant in respect of self, spouse and each eligible child or dependant (up to two), provided that the total number of children and other dependants does not exceed five in all.

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Reform Management Unit, Dominica

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Duties

§ Reviewing consultant’s reports on various reform initiatives undertaken as part of the Growth and Social Protection Strategy
§ Produce draft legislation facilitating the reform process as instructed
§ Advise the Chief Personnel Officer or her designated representative, where in the opinion of the drafter, new bills or amendments may conflict with existing legislation
§ Review and draft Contracts and other legal documents
§ Make presentations to Cabinet and Committee of Permanent Secretaries and other stakeholders on legislative issues when necessary

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:

§ A law degree from a recognized university preference will be given to an individual enrolled as an advocate by a Supreme Court or called to the bar by a legal professional association
§ Ten (10) years working experience of legal drafting preferably in Commonwealth countries using the Westminster model parliamentary democracy
§ Experience in legislative drafting in the Caribbean Region
§ The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a successful track record in drafting legislation
§ Computer literacy is essential

Terms

Successful candidates will be contracted for a period of one (1) year in the first instance with the possibility of renewal upon satisfactory performance. Salaries will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

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Network Systems Administrator, Caribbean

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Responsible for developing and managing websites and other forms of electronic communication to ensure the incorporation of full and current information on national and regional HIV and AIDS projects and programmes and all forms of written communication including press releases, reports, publications and research findings.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should possess:

(i) A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Journalism, Communication or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution, plus two (2) years professional experience working in an electronic information and communication environment including website design and management;

(ii) Good general knowledge of current thinking and the priority of regional issues in the field of HIV and AIDS; and

(iii) Strong human relations skills.

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Information and Communication Officer, Caribbean

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Responsible for researching, identifying and reporting on strategic issues; preparing information and databases for internal and external distribution and using, planning and executing information, education and communication programmes to enhance the effective implementation of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS (CRSF), and liaising actively with PANCAP members and other stakeholders concerning use of information.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should possess:

(i) A Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Communication or other related discipline plus at least five (5) years experience in an information and communication environment;

(ii) Good general knowledge in HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean;

(iii) Superior oral and written communication skills; and

(iv) Proven competence in research and analysis and report preparation and presentation.

Computer proficiency is required.

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Strategy and Resourcing Officer-CTS, CARICOM

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Responsible for information-gathering, dissemination, analysis and evaluation of regional HIV and AIDS programmes; reviewing National Strategic Plans in order to establish and maintain alignment with the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework (CRSF) on HIV and AIDS; providing technical support in the operationalisation of the CRSF and the development of regional strategies and programmes on HIV and AIDS with the full integration of regional priorities; identifying funding sources, training and development needs of PANCAP partners with special reference to Care, Treatment and Support.

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