LOCATION: Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation, Kingston
DESCRIPTION: Accountable officer at each centre who executes managerial/administrative functions; Ensures that the Program activities are planned, organized, sufficiently coordinated and executed at the supervised sites; Responsible for giving clear directions to both staff and students; To form and maintain strategic linkages with corporate society; Supervises all program activities of his/her respective Centre including the Outreach Stations; Mentors applicants to the Centre, giving final approval for inclusion of individual participants; Organizes and implements economic project(s) and fund raising activities at his/her Centre; Coordinates data collection and the compilation of reports on the progress of the Centre for presentation to the Director, Field Operations; Identifies gaps in core activities and recommends strategies to address these gaps; Provides leadership and guidance to staff through effective objective setting, delegation and communication; Manages the performance of direct reports consistently and conducts appraisals.
QUALIFICATIONS: First Degree in Management or related discipline from a recognized tertiary institution; Professional qualifications in Education and or Social Work; At least five (5) years related experience at managerial level, with at least two (2) years experience in Social Work and or Education; Sound knowledge of the relevant computer applications; Excellent oral and written communication skills; A high degree of confidentiality; Ability to work as part of a team; Sound knowledge and understanding of government regulation, practices and functions; Good management and leadership skills; Sound knowledge of the Child Care and Protection Act; Ability to maintain composure and respond professionally under stressful circumstances; Good use of initiative, problem solving and conflict management skills; Ability to exercise sound judgment in unfavorable or unpopular situations
CONTACT INFORMATION: Director, Corporate Services, Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation, 42 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10; Email: [email protected]
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 14, 2013