VACANCY NOTICE

 

 

 

SAINT LUCIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for recruitment to the position of:

DIRECTOR

Qualifications:

1. A degree in a field of science plus a post-graduate degree in management or related discipline or a post-graduate degree in a scientific field with specialized training in management; A degree in management or related discipline with post graduate science training will be considered;

2. A minimum of five years experience at the senior management level

3. Successful track record in management and programme development and/or project management

4. Knowledge of local, regional and international trade related matters associated with services and products

5. Proven analytical, organizational and leadership skills

6. Excellent interpersonal skills for effective communications and interface with internal and external stakeholders.

7. An understanding of standardization will be considered an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

1. To direct, control, plan and organize the affairs of the Bureau, with a view to advancing the mission of the SLBS including effective implementation of its work programmes at the national level.

2. To develop strategies and programmes that would allow the Bureau to fulfill its mandate under the Standards Act, Chapter 13.25 and the Metrology Act, Chapter 23.18 of the revised laws of St. Lucia, for the purpose of the development of the economy and the protection of the health and safety of consumers and the environment.

3. To co-ordinate the development of an appropriate strategy for the establishment of an

effective National Quality Infrastructure.

4. To develop and implement strategies to increase Saint Lucia’s participation in regional

and international standards development.

5. To be responsible for sourcing the necessary funding for the implementation of the work

programmes of the institution.

6. To develop strategies and programmes for increasing the awareness of the importance of

standardization at both the levels of policy makers and the general public.

7. To review the programmes of the Bureau and its performance against set targets, and to

recommend to Council strategies and adjustments for enhancing the effectiveness of the

Bureau.

Reports to

The Chairman – Standards Council.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Method of Application

Application letters along with full curriculum vitae, plus two (2) references are to be submitted to

the attention of:

The Chairman

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards

Bisee Industrial Estate

Box CP 5412

CASTRIES

REF: EXE 2017

Deadline for Submission of Applications

October 13th, 2017

Please note that only applications under consideration will be acknowledged.

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