CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality has the following opportunities. Interested persons are advised to download the full job descriptions and apply accordingly.
The deadline for applications is 18th December 2013.
The Technical Officer Communication and Information (TOCI) will have overall responsibility for all Communication and Information Technology matters at CROSQ.
Under the Communication portfolio, the TOCI will be responsible for setting annual communication targets, contributing to and monitoring their implementation. Specifically, the TOCI will produce and disseminate materials for communicating information about CROSQ and its services; coordinate the content of CROSQ and National Standards Bodies (NSBs) websites and production of a quarterly newsletter; disseminate CROSQ reports, press releases, and publications; and maintain an updated database of contacts and an effective communication system within the CROSQ Secretariat.
Under the Information Technology (IT) portfolio, the TOCI will be responsible for the development and maintenance of information management systems for CROSQ. Specifically, the TOCI will maintain current and accessible information in areas of interest to the organisation through research and preparation of documents for consideration by the Chief Executive Officer and the CROSQ Council. The TOCI will be responsible for the overall management and maintenance of the IT infrastructure of the organisation, including databases, website, intranet, software, network, document management system and related IT equipment.
The Project Coordinator will primarily be responsible, in the first instance, for coordinating the project activities for the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) funded Preparation of Caribbean Building Standards and the German Government funded Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) implemented Development of a Demand-Oriented and Regionally Harmonized Quality Infrastructure (QI) in the Caribbean (RQI 4) Projects.
The objectives of the Preparation of Caribbean Building Standards Project are to produce updated and comprehensive Caribbean Building Standards (CBS) and to expand the use of those building standards, thereby facilitating the safer and more efficient design and construction of buildings in the Caribbean.
The main objective of the Development of the Demand-Oriented and Regionally Harmonized Quality Infrastructure (QI) in the Caribbean (RQI 4) Project is to improve the range of regionally available services Quality Infrastructure (QI) institutions in the Caribbean.