Modernisation Programme Integrator (GMG/SEG 4)

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Modernisation Programme Integrator (GMG/SEG 4)

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Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Department and Chief Executive Officers are asked to invite applications from suitably qualified officers in their Ministries/Departments/Agencies to fill the vacant post of Modernisation Programme Integrator (GMG/SEG 4) in the Public Sector Modernisation Division, Office of the Cabinet, salary range $2,777,255 - $3,301,284 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.



Job Purpose


Under  the  general  direction  of  the  Chief  Technical  Director,  Public  Sector  Modernisation Division (PSMD), the Modernisation Programme Integrator is responsible for publicizing the implementation  of  priority  Public  Sector  Modernisation  initiatives,  facilitating  high  level interaction, interface and dissemination of knowledge across the Cabinet Office, among Public Sector Managers, as well as the national and international funding community and other Stakeholders.



Key Responsibilities


The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

     Promotes the Modernisation initiative throughout the Public Sector; ensures the dissemination of information to key Stakeholders on principles and planned actions of

Public Sector Modernisation Vision and Strategy; collects and disseminates to Public

Sector entities articles and publications relating to key Public Sector Modernisation issues;

     Develops and implements the strategy for identifying, recording, monitoring and reporting on the spectrum of modernisation related projects and activities in the Public

Sector; promotes the development of outcome based implementation plans in Public

Sector Modernisation activities; ensures co-ordination of policy alignment of Ministries’ goals and programmes with priority reform initiatives; produces and publishes timely Quarterly and Annual Progress Reports on sector-wide PSMD implementation;

     Promotes a unified approach among Public Entities and Stakeholders for the implementation of reform initiatives; develops a framework for knowledge sharing

between Public and Private Sector groups;

         Prepares Status Reports on the Modernisation programme;

     Stimulates continuous improvement across the Public Sector by documenting best practices in Public Sector Modernisation; identifying the variables contributing to successes; articulating and disseminating best practices;

     Performs duties as the spokes-person for the Modernisation programme including appearing for media interviews and corresponding with individuals and groups on behalf

of the PSMD.  Controls the flow of information to the media and Stakeholder groups and

to frame that information in the best possible light in order to garner widespread support for the Modernisation programme initiatives and programmes;

         Operates as the consultation Liaison Officer for the PSMD by:

 Co-ordinating and monitoring consultation processes by being a required point of contact for all Officers conducting consultation exercises

 Providing guidance to Officers conducting consultations

 Carrying out sensitization and training sessions as necessary on the subject of consultation

 Collating and disseminating information regarding consultations conducted on

behalf of the PSMD;

         Ensures island-wide, regional and international accessibility of information on the Public

Sector  Modernisation  Programme,  making  use  of  all  communication,  including  the maintenance of an on-line persona and presence;

         Develops and maintains effective working relationships with the international community

Bi-Lateral and Multi-Lateral Agencies/International development partners to support the placement of the Unit in the best possible position to negotiate effectively and gain support for Modernisation programmes;




     Participates in Audit evaluations to promote co-ordinated and effective implementation of Modernisation objectives, disseminates impacts and outcomes in collaboration with the PSMD team and Stakeholders.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


         Excellent Planning, Organising and Analytical skills

         Excellent Presentation skills

         Excellent Oral and Written Communication skills

         Excellent Judgment, Decision Making and Problem Solving skills

     Effective interactions with Public and Private Sector Stakeholders, superiors, peers and subordinates to advance the work of the Public Service

         Excellent Interpersonal and Relationship Building skills

         Knowledge of Behaviour Change Communications

         Experience in Stakeholder engagement and relations management

     Five (5) years’ experience as a Manager, with several years in a progressively senior management capacity

         Application of new media technologies to Stakeholder engagement

         Excellent Project Planning and Management skills

         Working knowledge of relevant computer applications and systems

         Ability to effectively work in a team



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         Masters Degree in Social Sciences, Communication or Management;

         Additional   training    in    Corporat Management,    International    Business,    Policy




Applications  accompanied  by  résumés  should  be  submitted   no  later  than  Wednesday,

23rd January, 2019 to:


Senior Director

Human Resource Development and Management (HRDM) Division

Office of the Prime Minister

1 Devon Road

Kingston 10





Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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