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Vacancy: Information Officer

by: - May 1, 2018
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Information Officer at the Dominica Export Import Agency on a contractual basis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY
To strengthen the capacity of the Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA) in disseminating timely information to the public through the maintenance of databases, information catalogues and trade statistics.
To manage the production of printed, multimedia and/or web-based publications, namely case studies, research projects, project updates, newsletters and to provide quality control in line with the Agency’s Quality Management Systems.

SCOPE OF WORK:
(a) Responsible for preparation of the Agency’s Annual Report
(b) Responsible for production of the weekly “Market Link” Radio programme.
(c) Work in collaboration with key stakeholders to research, classify, collate, maintenance of databases, information catalogues, trade statistics and web resources and disseminate comprehensive trade data
(d) Responsible for the monthly compilation of export data for a selected range of agricultural and value-added products.
(e) Assist with improving communication and information sharing between different stakeholders through the development and use of an Agency communication strategy that will also promote trade and improve the Agency’s image
(f) Conducting quarterly trend analysis for commodities sold by the Agency
(g) Production / management of information and communication tools to include Databases, Information Booklets, Social media pages, reports, website.
(h) Identifying and managing the collection and dissemination of both hard and electronic resources.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / CREDENTIALS:

Candidates should possess the following:

(a) A First Degree in Management, Information Technology, Project Management and/or equivalent discipline related to Scope of Work.
(b) At least three (3) years’ work experience in a similar type position. Experience in the field of public relations, communication would be an added advantage.
(c) A sound knowledge of data management systems, statistics, computer applications and operations.
(d) A good knowledge of local and regional development agencies will be considered an asset.
(e) Fluency in English and knowledge of a second language (French or Spanish)
(f) Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher)

REQUIRED Core Competences:
a) Excellent oral communication and strong report writing skills
b) Excellent time management skills
c) Demonstrated strong interpersonal and customer service skills
d) Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with both technical and non-technical staff.
e) Experience with data collection, analysis and report writing
f) Knowledge of common statistical software packages, relational database systems and web
technologies.

Interested persons should submit application along with Curriculum Vitae including the names of two (2) references under ‘Confidential’ cover’ to:

The General Manager
Dominica export Import Agency
Bay front
P O Box 173
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS: 4:00PM, Friday, May 30th, 2018