Urban Development Corporation




Job Summary:

The incumbent has the responsibility for designing processes and projects to generate additional revenue from commercialization of the UDC and its subsidiaries.  This will include identifying and assessing the viability of business development opportunities with specific focus on urban services inclusive of Green Spaces, Parking and Utilities for immediate implementation.

The ideal candidate should have:

Specific Knowledge, Qualification and Experience

  • Master of Business Administration or Master of Science Degree in Business Finance, Economics, Sociology or any other Social Science majoring in Business Administration or similar qualifications from an accredited tertiary institution
  • At least eight (8) years experience in financial, economic and/or commercial development crafting and appraising investment projects and development financing at a senior level in a medium or large organization or development company
  • At least five (5) years experience in development preferably in a land-use environment
  • Expert knowledge in economic and financial evaluation of project proposals as well as community development methodologies, demographics and trends
  • Expert knowledge of research methodology
  • Sound knowledge of relevant computer applications such as Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Project Management and Project Management software

Required Skills and Specialized Techniques

  • Excellent Administrative and Interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats and to formulate insights and opinions around complex business problems.
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Confidentiality, tact and discretion in daily interactions with people
  • Effective negotiating skills, especially with partners that may simultaneously be clients as well as competitors
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time while looking out for new opportunities that will add strategic value

Applications with Curriculum Vitae should be emailed no later than October 22, 2019 to:

The Director – Human Resource
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard

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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Admin & Office

  • Posted On: Oct 8, 2019

  • Deadline: Oct 24, 2019

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