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Ministry of Finance & the Public Service
Category: Management
The Government of Jamaica has received funding from theWorld 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 Chambers and the Solicitor General (SG), in particular, in the strategic and daily operational management of the project. The Project Manager, ICT will work in collaboration with the Manager, Information Services in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to ensure the effective project management of the software
and hardware components of the project, including planning and reporting, implementation of project activities, review, and evaluation.

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’s Degree in Computer Science/ICT, or equivalent
• Experience in multiple ICT disciplines, such as software development, networking, technical support, systems architecture etc.
• Proven senior management experience for a minimum of five (5) years
• Advanced knowledge of Information Management and Technology software and hardware systems
• Certification such as Microsoft Systems, Cisco, CCNA or CISA would be an asset Experience leading IM/IT projects; and experience developing and delivering training would also be an asset
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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