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Ministry of Finance & the Public Service
Category: General
The Government of Jamaica has received funding from the World Bank towards the Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to fund project staff to support the Government of Jamaica Transformation Programme.

The Government is committed to enhancing the efficiency, quality and cost effectiveness of public services. It is expected that the programme of public sector transformation will include: the merger, closure, divestment, and outsourcing of government functions which are better performed by the private sector; the introduction of shared corporate services for communications, human resource management and asset management, and the centralization of legal services; the reduction of the number of public bodies and the strengthening of the financial reporting requirements on those entities that remain; and ensuring, where required, that a well-structured transition plan [for private sector employment] is in place to support those public employees who may be affected by such activities.

In order to achieve these objectives a Project Implementation Unit is to be established at the Office of the Solicitor General to execute the implementation of the Centralization of Legal Services in
the Government of Jamaica. To this end, the Ministry is seeking to secure the services of the following full time project staff.

Job Purpose


The purpose of the assignment is to support the AG’s Chambers and the Solicitor General (SG), in particular, in the strategic and daily operational management of the project. The AG’s Chambers is looking for an experienced human resource professional to support this transition and integration of the provision of legal services. The Project Manager (PM) HR will ensure the proper functioning of HR components of the project, including planning of the transition, reporting and obtaining the requisite approval(s) prior to implementation, executing the implementation, adjusting activities based on
on-going review and the final evaluation of project activities.

The Ministry of Finance & Public Service (MOFPS) now invites eligible and qualified individuals to submit full Curriculum Vitae for the mentioned positions. Project Staff in the Implementation Unit will be engaged for two (2) years in first instance after which the contractual terms will be reviewed and an extension of the period may be considered.

We thank all interested persons for applying, however please note that only short listed will be contacted. The Ministry of Finance and Public Service reserves the right to withdraw this invitation without providing reasons(s) at any time before the indicated deadline for submission of a curriculum vitas.

• University degree (preferably a post-graduate degree) in Human Resource
Management, Management Studies or equivalent
• At least 5 years of extensive experience in human resource management in
government or not-for-profit organizations;
• At least 5 years’ experience in planning and delivering operational human resource services, providing advice and guidance on HR related situations, and interpreting HR policy;
• A minimum of five years (5) experience working in the area of Project
Management with at least two major projects of similar scope successfully
completed within the last three years;
• Project Management training;
• Experience developing practical and creative solutions that respond to
organizational needs.
Deadline: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Contact Information
Name: The Procurement Specialist Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project
Address: Ministry of Finance & Public Service
30 National Heroes Circle
Kingston 4
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-03-06



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