Monitoring Officer (GMG/SEG 1)Admin & Office

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

Monitoring Officer (GMG/SEG 1) – (Not Vacant) in the Water Policy and Monitoring Branch, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, salary range

$1,502,063 – $1,785,481 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.



Job Purpose


Under the general direction of the Director, Water Monitoring, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with the monitoring and assessment of project development and implementation, as well as site visits to ensure proper standards and adherence to Government of Jamaica’s (GoJ’s) regulations and established guidelines.



Key Responsibilities


Management/Administrative:

•         Contributes to the preparation of the Strategic and Operational Plans and the Budget;

•         Prepares annual, quarterly and monthly reports and analysis of findings, as required;

•         Attends meetings, seminars and workshops on behalf of the Branch;

•         Prepares and delivers presentations in relation to portfolio area.


Technical/Professional:

•         Assesses levels of impact implementation of strategies/action plans have on the public;

Develops,  administers  and  analyzes  questionnaires  and  surveys  to  stakeholders  in relation to projects being implemented;

•         Monitors the implementation of projects/programmes being undertaken by the GoJ’s

water related entities;

•         Liaises with clients to receive input about the nature of the research to be carried out;

Defines and  refines research  objectives  based on  liaisons  and  level  of  information required;

•         Prepares draft Cabinet Submissions and Notes;

•         Prepares project  proposal and implements  projects  being  undertaken by the Water

Policy and Monitoring Branch;

Designs   research   instruments   and   administers   to   relevant   groups   in   project communities;

Uses appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage a research project - may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods and may include both pilot

and development work;

Applies  a  variety  of  research  techniques  to  gather  relevant  information,  including document analysis, surveys and case studies;

•         Conducts information and data retrieval searches and input using electronic databases;

Analyzes and evaluates research and interprets data, ensuring that key  issues are identified;

•         Gathers information by carrying out fieldwork;

•         Offers research-based briefings and advice in writing and prepares action plans.


Human Resource:

Contributes to a system that fosters a culture of teamwork, employee empowerment and commitment to the Branch’s and organization’s goals;

•         Prepares and conducts presentations on role of Branch at seminars and briefings.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


•         Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation techniques

•         Knowledge of relevant computer applications 

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•         Knowledge of GoJ’s Procurement procedures

•         Knowledge of project management

•         Good oral and written communication skills

•         Confidential

•         Ability to work in a team

•         Good research and analytical skills

•         Excellent presentation skills



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


•         First Degree in Natural Sciences/Water Management/Hydrology or related field;

•         Training in research methods and techniques;

•         Three (3) years related experience.



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

26th August, 2019 to:


Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Development Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation The Towers, 7th Floor

25 Dominica Drive

Kingston 5


Email:  human.resources@megjc.gov.jm



Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.





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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Admin & Office

  • Posted On: Aug 14, 2019

  • Deadline: Aug 26, 2019

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Salary Grade: GMG/SEG 1

Starting Salary (Gross/yr) $1,502,063.36 JMD

Max Salary (Gross/yr) $1,785,480.64 JMD

Primary Industry:Admin & Office

Secondary Industry: Admin & Office