Careers

The Manager, Risks Responses and Special Projects

Assessing and identifying potential risks that may hinder the reputation, safety, security and financial probity of the Ministry, its Agencies and Departments.
Assessing, escalating, investigating and making recommendations to address requests/issues identified by any Committee of the Houses of Parliament and otherwise, in respect of the Ministry, its Agencies and Departments.
Implementing special programmes and projects as directed by the Permanent Secretary

Director 3, Public Procurement (Procurement Specialist)

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director, Corporate Services, the Director 3, Public Procurement (Procurement Specialist)
has the responsibility to ensure that goods and services required by the MDA are procured and delivered as requested in accordance with Government of Jamaica Public Procurement ACT 2015 and Regulations.

Applications should be submitted to the address below no later than January 15, 2020 to the:

Director, Human Resource Management and Development
Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology
PCJ Building, 1st Floor
36 Trafalgar Road
Kingston 10

Applications should include the names and positions of two (2) senior persons who can provide a character and work related reference.

Applications may also be forwarded to email address:
careers@mset.gov.jm

Administrative Officer (Projects)

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Administrative officer
working coordinates a range of support functions in furtherance of project management
administration. The incumbent will maintain records, prepares documents for submission to the
accounts office, and generally liaise with officers to advance the various projects under the
supervision of the unit.

Community Liaison Officer

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Community Liaison Officer engages community members who are to receive or will be impacted by planned energy solution projects by providing relevant information, advice and responding to queries. The Officer will plan, organization and delivery various strategies and acts as a link between the ministry and relevant stakeholders by organizing sensitization sessions/meetings and disseminates information and agreements/contract documents to members of communities who are to be added to the formal electrical infrastructure or whose property will be impacted.

Driver

Under the direction and supervision of the Office Services Administrator, the Diver contributes
to the day to day operations of the ministry/division by driving the assigned vehicles to collect
and transport goods and correspondence, and assists in maintaining the operational efficiency of
the assigned vehicle. The driver also assists with disaster preparedness and mitigation activities.

Handy Man/Grounds Man

Under the direction of the Manager Office services, the Handyman/Grounds man assists with
maintain the building and grounds occupied by ministry personnel.

Material Inventory Clerk

Under the direction and supervision of the Material Inventory Supervisor, the Material Inventory
Clerk provides assistance in the efficient administration of the day to day operations of the
store/warehouse by ensuring that stock levels and the established systems and procures of the
warehouse/store are maintained by receiving, issuing and maintaining records.

Material Inventory Supervisor

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Material Inventory
Supervisor optimizes procedures to control inventories. The incumbent is therefore responsible
for inventory management and control mechanisms including the safety and storage of all
materials that have been received and kept in stock

Office Attendant

Under the direction and supervision of the Office Services Administrator, the Office Attendant
is responsible for maintaining a hygienic and hospitable working environment by keeping the
offices clean and tidy and serving refreshments. The Office Attendant also assists with collection
and delivery of correspondence on and office premises.

Office Services Administrator

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Office Services
Administrator coordinates a range of services relating to office administration and procedures to
ensure the efficient day to day operations of the division. The Administrator also plans, organizes
and directs the flow of work for support/ancillary services

Programme Manager

Under the direction and leadership of the Permanent Secretary, the Programme Manager takes lead in energy project design specifications, administration and implementation. The Programme Manager is therefore responsible for coordinating and managing projects to achieve intended objectives/ outcomes and deliver efficient services in areas of...

Project Accountant

Under the direction and guidance of the Director Finance and Accounts, the Project Accountant
coordinates the project accounting and related financial and administration activities . The
Project Accountant is therefore responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective management
of the day to day accounting matters, ensuring expenses are kept within budget, that payments
are effected in accordance with contracts/agreements and stipulated guidelines and that periodic
reports/statements are generated.

Technical Project Officer Construction Engineer

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Technical Project Officer Construction Engineer is responsible for the monitoring of projects ensuring that projects are completed on time, within time and within the agreed budget. The Project Officer therefore provide objective oversight of project implementation activities, advises the ministry where there may need to be changes to design/scope of work and vets and recommends progress payment requests. Additionally, as part of the technical team, the Project Officer participates in the provision of technical expertise for tender specification and evaluation of proposals/bids for project implementation

Technical Project Officer Design Engineer

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Technical Project Officer Design Engineer ensures that energy solution project designs and supporting documentation are prepared, assessed/checked to ensure that compliance with agreed design specifications. The incumbent is also instrumental in providing technical advice and support to all renewable projects by providing technical expertise in preparation of TORs, requests for proposals, tender specifications and assessment of tender documents to ensure compliance with technical specifications.

Applications should be submitted to the address below no later than January 22, 2020 to the:

Director, Human Resource Management and Development
Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology
PCJ Building, 1st Floor
36 Trafalgar Road
Kingston 10

Applications should include the names and positions of two (2) senior persons who can provide a character and work related reference.

Applications may also be forwarded to email address:
careers@mset.gov.jm

Administrative Assistant

This Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Principal
Director, Policy, Planning, Development and Evaluation Division (PPDED), and the wider
PPDED in order to ensure that the Division’s functions are effectively and efficiently executed.

Director, Human Resource Management and Development

The Director, Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD) is responsible for creating, implementing, leading, managing and evaluating Human Resource Management and Development practices and programmes that are geared toward having a HRMD Branch that provides high quality service to its internal and external customers and is driven to achieve the strategic objectives of the Ministry.

Executive Secretary

The Executive Secretary will assist the Principal Director and other members of the team with administrative duties by providing a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative and secretarial support; and communicating information on behalf of the Principal Director to members of the public, stakeholders in the Science, Technology and Innovation Sectors, Chief Executive Officers, Heads of Agencies and other senior executives of private businesses and industries, regional and international agencies to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the office.

Human Resource Officer - ODPM

The Human Resource Officer, Organizational Development and Performance Management is responsible for executing functions relating to:
Coordinating activities for the development, implementation and integration of strategies for the Ministry’s development at the organizational.
Coordinating activities for the Performance Management Appraisal Process/Performance Management and Appraisal System (PMAS) of the Ministry.
Participate in the development and ensuring the execution of a framework for modernisation/organizational review initiatives within the Ministry and its agencies.

Human Resource Officer (Loans, Allowances etc.)

Under the direction of the Senior Human Resource Officer Employee Relations, Health and Safety, the incumbent provides administrative support to the Senior HR Officer, by processing all types of benefits – health insurance, loans, allowances and grants and maintains records in relation to same.

Human Resource Officer (Staffing)

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support with particular emphasis on
maintaining job bank database, employee recruitment records, and participates in the recruitment
and selection of staff.

Human Resources Lead

The Human Resources Lead will be expected to be in consultation with the Legal Advisor, undertake the required actions for the staffing and operationalization of the ICT Authority. In collaboration with the other programme leads, interface closely with the relevant Management Teams in the new ICT Authority and key stakeholders to ensure the smooth transition of existing processes and the development of new ones as related to Human Resource Management and Development.

Qualification:
 Master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations, Public Sector Administration or relevant discipline for the position.
 A minimum of ten (10) years progressive experience in Human Resource Management/Development, managing complex and challenging HR projects, leading project teams and/or sub-teams related to the delivery of large HR project solutions, managing resources to meet the needs of the business, understanding business strategy, and creating plans for implementation the strategy.

Payroll Officer

The Payroll Officer is directly responsible for the control and payment of fortnightly paid salaries and wages for 36 staff members within the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, Government Electrical Inspectorate Division and the National Commission on Science & Technology.

Technical Coordinator

The Technical Coordinator is responsible for co-ordinating and monitoring the development and
implementation of technical related policies, plans and programmes of the MSET, to ensure that
the related responsibilities of the Permanent Secretary are executed efficiently and effectively.

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