Job Advertisement: Senior Assistant Secretary

Published 2 March 2024

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Job Advertisement: Senior Assistant Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources is seeking a highly organized and experienced individual to fill the position of Senior Assistant Secretary. This role is pivotal in supporting the efficient functioning of our ministry, which plays a crucial role in the development and sustainability of agriculture, fisheries, and marine resources in our nation.

Position Title: Senior Assistant Secretary

Location: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources, Building #16, Port Zante, Basseterre, St. Kitts.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Provide high-level administrative support to the ministry.
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of ministry programs, projects, and initiatives.
  • Support the Permanent Secretary in the execution of administrative functions and decision-making processes.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and other documents as required by senior management.
  • Liaise with other government departments, external stakeholders, and the public on behalf of the ministry.
  • Handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.


  • Master’s degree in business administration/management or related field.

Minimum of five years of experience in a management role, preferably in a government or public sector environment.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software applications.
  • Knowledge or experience in the field of agriculture is highly desirable.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application, including a cover letter, detailed resume, and any supporting documents, to [email protected] or [email protected]. Alternatively, applications can be dropped off at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Miguel Flemming.

Deadline for Applications: March 29, 2024.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

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