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Ministry of Finance & the Public Service
Category: Management
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.

The purpose of the assignment is to support the AG’s overall implementation project plan by managing the development and implementation of new protocols, workflows and performance standards for the legal work of the AG’s Chambers.The Project Manager-Legal will ensure the effective project management of the legal practice components of the project, including planning and reporting, implementation of project activities, review, and evaluation. Additionally, the Project Manager-Legal is responsible for
ensuring project records pertaining to the legal components of the project and all supporting documents are properly kept.

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 applicants 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.
• Bachelor of Laws Degree;
• Legal Education Certificate;
• At least five years’ experience working in a legal setting, providing legal advice to government and or conducting civil litigation;
• Training in project management
• 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;
Deadline: Wednesday March 14, 2018

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

Ad Post Date: 2018-03-06



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