Senior Policy Analyst

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Location
Montserrat (MS)
Salary
Salary Scale: R17-13 EC$57,312 - EC$63,648 per annum.
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Senior Policy Analyst within the Development Planning and Policy Division of the Office of the Premier.

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Supporting the promotion of and ensure an integrated policy formulation approach within and across sectors.
  • Supporting the provision of strategic guidance through the development of key strategic documents and appropriate planning and policy processes.  This includes the appraisal of policies, programmes, projects and reports.
  • Assist in ensuring Government of Montserrat's compliance with particular regional and international socioeconomic development conventions, commitments and implementation of initiatives.
  • Conducting research and analysis on policy issues in order to guide policy development, with particular emphasis on development policy and planning principles.
  • Supporting capacity development across Government in the areas of policy analysis, strategic planning and the use of participatory approaches in policy, programme and project design.
  • Preparing relevant reports to support national policy formulation and planning processes.
  • Any other reasonable tasks that may be assigned by the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Premier or the Director, Policy and Planning.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS

Applicants must have:

  •  a first degree in Public Policy, Economics, Sociology, Development Studies or related subject area;
  • three(3) to five(5)years’ experience in the area of socio-economic policy development and analysis with managerial experience;
  • proven, key skills set covering the following areas:
  • quantitative and qualitative research tools and techniques;
  • spreadsheet, word processing and presentation tools;
  • Economic and Social Policy research and analysis;
  • report writing and oral presentation.

In addition to the above, a Post Graduate or professional qualification in Social Policy/Social Research or a closely related field would be an asset.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE

Salary Scale: R17-13 EC$57,312 - EC$63,648 per annum. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Travel Allowance: EC$9,600.00 per annum

HOW TO APPLY

Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at www.jobs.gov.ms or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to jobs.hrmu@gov.ms or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.

To apply send your completed application form along with copies of your qualification, a recent police certificate/record and a cover letter with the names of at least two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by December 15th, 2017