Project Officer, Providenciales

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Job Category:  Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Programme Roles)

Job Subcategory:  CSSF (Conflict, Stability and Security Fund)

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities):  This new project officer position will play a crucial role in the delivery of capacity building projects in TCI funded by the UK Government’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF).

The main purpose of the role is to work with Programme Managers in the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) to implement the successful delivery of four cross-Government programmes which seek to help to strengthen the justice sector, improve governance practices, enhance border security management and improve the protection of the natural environment in TCI.  This will include facilitating liaison between delivery partners and beneficiaries in the territory, monitoring the  progress of projects, liaising with suppliers and processing payments and contributing  to the promotion of the projects to the wider public as appropriate.

Additionally, the project officer will also assist our Regional Law Enforcement officer based in Miami by supporting him in the planning and organisation of law enforcement capacity-building projects in your territory, which, for example, contribute to raising standards of investigation, police operational performance and conduct, and digital forensics. Separately, there may be a need to support the CSSF team in London with the facilitation of UK-funded support on Covid-19.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

  • Coordinating with Programme Managers in the UK and the government of TCI to ensure timely delivery of impactful results; help drive progress and secure outcomes;
  • Acting as the point of contact for project implementers, for enquiries relating to CSSF interventions in the Territory;
  • Acting as the point of contact in the Governor’s Office on the CSSF, providing advice and support relating to project development and implementation, for example helping to organise workshops, meetings, providing advice on specific projects in line with the requirements of the FCDO Programme Operating Framework;
  • Working closely with the Governor and Head of Governor’s Office (HoGO), to understand priorities and to identify where the CSSF can be of value;
  • Overseeing project spending, and working with project implementers and the UK teams to ensure that contracts and payment processes are in place and managed appropriately and within agreed timescales;
  • Assisting with the practical delivery of law enforcement related projects within TCI liaising with the Police Commissioner’s office as necessary;
  • Managing payments and checking invoices;
  • Carrying out logisitical arrangements for law enforcement projects, including by processing corporate credit card payments, and organising small contractor activities;
  • Ensuring projects are compliant with the International Development Gender Equality Act (2014) by demonstrating consideration for gender equality in the delivery of CSSF programmes in [TCI/BVI/Montserrat], and supporting CSSF ambitions to achieve the UK’s Women, Peace and Security objectives.”

Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Effective time management and organisational skills. 
  • Experience of managing budgets or working in a finance role.
  • Must have the legal status to live and work in Turks and Caicos Islands

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Programme or project management experience. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Ability to analyse and apply programme and management guidelines. 

 

Application deadline:  24 July 2022

Grade: Executive Officer (EO)

Type of Position:  Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal

Working hours per week:  35

 

 

Region:  Americas, Caribbean & Overseas Territories

Country/Territory:  Turks and Caicos Islands

Location (City): Providenciales

Type of Post:  British Government Office

Number of vacancies:  1

Salary Currency:  USD

Salary:  $45,396.70

Start Date:  5 September 2022

Other benefits and conditions of employment:

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary, eg some non-local national staff and some spouses or partners of UK diplomatic staff, will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

  • CSSF Programme and Project Management training course
  • eLearning on project delivery

Additional information  

The British Embassy Network offers a strong benefits package. This package includes generous vacation and leave time, flexible working patterns, and an enriching learning and development opportunities.

The role does allow for a degree of flexibility, noting that contact with colleagues based in the UK will need to be largely in the morning.

The Job Holder should expect to have to undertake occasional travel in the region and/or to the UK.  But this will be planned in advance and is unlikely to be at the last minute or unexpected.

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