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Published 6 November 2019

Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis Source




SALARY:  $6,310.00 monthly.

Other Conditions of Service are commensurate with Civil Service provisions.


CORE FUNCTION: The Director is the Chief Analyst of the Department of Strategic Research and Development (DSRD) in the Ministry of National Security (MNS).  He/She will be responsible for the programming and management of the Research Agenda for all matters pertaining to the nation’s security and keeping the relevant authorities abreast of all outcomes.


  • A First Degree, at minimum, in the Social Sciences preferably.
  • Experience in Security Management or General Management, Research, Strategy, Policy, Regional and International Affairs, are assets.
  • Must have an aptitude for solving problems.
  • Must be capable of working long hours.
  • An integrity beyond reproach.
  • Displays good sense of discipline, dedication, loyalty and dependability.
  • Good communication skills.


  • Responsible for the direct management of Staff Members of the DSRD, to include their training and development.
  • Provides direction and guidance for research being conducted.
  • Ensures the presentation of research outcomes in a timely manner.
  • Conducts liaisons with national, regional, international organizations on research programmes.
  • Conducts Briefings / Updates on the progress of work being done.
  • Evaluates programme outcomes and makes recommendations.
  • Monitors and advises the appropriate authorities in the Ministry of National Security on the direction, effectiveness and progress of plans, programmes and policies, generally, through annual reviews / audits and evaluations.

Application letters, with Curriculum Vitae, the names and addresses of two References, should be sent to:

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Security

Top Floor, Karibhana’s Building, Liverpool Row

Basseterre, ST. KITTS, WEST INDIES                            


To reach no later than 30 November 2019

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