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Planning & Research Officer (SOG/ST 6)

Date Posted
8th January 2017
Consulting & Project Management, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Jamaica Library Service invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacancy of Planning & Research Officer (SOG/ST 6).

Job Description

The Planning & Research Officer is responsible to apply a variety of research techniques to uncover trends and make forecasts; also to coordinate the preparation of the strategic and operational plans to support the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Economics, Statistics or related Subject
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a Research Officer at a supervisory level
  • Training in strategic planning and research methods

Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong knowledge of research tools and methods
  • Excellent analytical and interpretive skills
  • Knowledge of strategic and development planning
  • Very good time management skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • A high level of proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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