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Published 6 November 2019

Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis Source

VACANT POSITION: DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (DSRD),

MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY

 

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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                            

(Email: mohsskn@gmail.com)

To reach no later than 30 November 2019

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