Job Information Corporate Planner (GMG/SEG 2)
Job Type Full-time
Category Management
Job Status
Start Publishing 31-03-2021
Stop Publishing 13-04-2021
Description


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to be assigned to the post of Corporate Planner (GMG/SEG 2) – (Not Vacant) in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), salary range $2,023,418 - $2,405,208 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Senior Director, Policy, Planning, Projects and Research, the Corporate Planner (GMG/SEG 2) is responsible to co-ordinate the Corporate Planning process of the Ministry and Agencies consistent with the Ministry’s Strategic Objectives and to monitor implementation of the Corporate and Operational Plans.

Key Responsibilities
Management/Administrative:

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, conferences and other fora on strategic planning and performance management issues as required;
  • Participates in the Ministry’s Strategic Planning Meetings;
  • Represents the Ministry at meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.

Technical/Professional:

  • Facilitates, in collaboration with the senior officials of the Ministry, its Departments and Agencies, the preparation of integrated Corporate
  • Plans and Programmes in accordance with Government’s directives, priorities and the Ministry’s Mission;
  • Facilitates stakeholder participation in the preparation of the Ministry’s Corporate Plan and also the Corporate Plans for the Ministry’s Portfolio Agencies;
  • Liaises with the Cabinet Office to ensure that the Corporate Plan is driven by desired national policy objective;
  • Co-ordinates and prepares the Ministry’s Strategic/Medium Term Plan;
  • Co-ordinates and prepares the Ministry’s Annual Operational Plan
  • Collaborates with the Policy Team and all other Divisions to develop the Ministry’s Plans;
  • Provides technical support and guidance to the Divisions, Departments and Agencies in the preparation of their Corporate and Operational Plans;
  • Co-ordinates Performance Review Meetings of Ministry and Agencies in collaboration with the Hon. Minister and the Permanent Secretary;
  • Provides information to relevant stakeholders for Speeches, Reports and Briefs;
  • Collaborates and assists in the preparation of the Ministry’s Technical, Annual and Bi-annual Reports;
  • Liaises with the Corporate Planning Unit, Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service in respect of the Ministry’s Corporate Plan;
  • Establishes effective working relationships with the Heads of Portfolio Agencies and staff to ensure that plans and operations relate to overall
  • Ministry and National Policies and to obtain information and support;
  • Provides assistance and support in the preparation of Ad Hoc Reports;
  • Provides comments and contributes to requests from other Ministries and Stakeholders;
  • Provides assessment of plans from Departments and Agencies for conformity with established policies, directives and overall Strategic Objectives;
  • Verifies and conducts background checks to ensure credibility and reliability of reports, etc.;
  • Assists in the monitoring and evaluation of projects undertaken by the Ministry and ensures reporting requirements are met;
  • Keeps abreast of trends and changes in planning and policy development and makes recommendations for their adoption, where necessary, to enhance the Ministry’s Planning and Policy Development functions;
  • Prepares Capital Budget Submission as needed;
  • Prepares Monthly Ministerial Reports;
  • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Core:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise initiative
  • Ability to work in a team

Functional:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good oral and written communication
  • God facilitation skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good organizing skills
  • Computer literate - competency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in Management, Public Administration or Economics (Postgraduate Degree in relevant field would be an asset);
    Three (3) years’ experience in Corporate and Operational Planning and Programme Monitoring and Evaluation.

Applications accompanied by Résumés should be submitted no later than Tuesday, 13th April, 2021 to:
Senior Director
Human Resource Management and Development Division
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Hope Gardens
Kingston 6
E-mail: hrm@moa.gov.jm
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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