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MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE (TOBAGO DIVISION)
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
INTERVIEWER I

3 POSITIONS AVAILABLE.
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Interviewer I performs routine field interviews for the collection of data to be used for compilation of statistical records and in statistical analyses. Work involves the collection of data in several fields using standard questionnaire forms and interviewing techniques and may include drawing rough sketch maps of survey areas covered. The employee performs duties within the limits of established procedures and rules and receives instructions and assistance in the main aspects of the work from a senior officer. Work is reviewed by the senior officer for accuracy of data collected.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
●    Interviews members of the public and collects information on such topics as consumer buying habits, level of wages, employment, production, prices, composition of households, births, deaths and marriages and other aspects of economic and social life;
●    Takes note of characteristics of interview areas covered, for example, number of households, and number of occupants and income per household;
●    Records answers given during interviews following a specified outline on standard questionnaire forms;
●    Assists in cartographic surveys and prepares simple sketch maps of survey areas for easy identification and tabulation purposes;
●    Prepares written reports based on investigations.
 
 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
●     Some knowledge of the various interviewing methods and techniques.
●     Some knowledge of the road system of the country.
●     Ability to interpret standard questionnaire forms and to understand the correlation between items.
●     Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
●     Ability to make simple sketches of survey areas.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and the public.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Five (5) GCE/CXC Ordinary Level passes including English Language.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FRIDAY MAY 25, 2018 BY 4 PM.

All applications must be submitted to:
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Planning and Development
Human Resources Division
Level 4, Capital Plaza
Port of Spain

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Please see below two (2) Expressions of Interest for the provision of services for the following:
1.  Expression of Interest: SECTOR BRANDING
2.  Expression of Interest: INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY

Please scroll down for full details and PDFs for download.

CENTRAL TENDERS BOARD
 
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOTICE
 
Consulting Services for Sector Branding and Advertising for the Information Technology Enabled Services Sector in Trinidad and Tobago, Ministry of Planning and Development, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loan No. 3112/OC-TT
 
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
GLOBAL SERVICES PROMOTION PROGRAMME
MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
IDB LOAN NO. 3112/OC-TT
 
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the project, Global Services Promotion Programme, and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the Sector Branding and Advertising for the Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS) Sector in Trinidad and Tobago.
 
Presently, there are quite a number of firms in the IT-enabled sector in Trinidad and Tobago operating at varying levels of capacity, competency and efficiency. The Programme is seeking to develop and promote this sector under a single over-arching brand that will represent Trinidad and Tobago’s capacity in the provision of IT, ICT and ITeS effectively in the local, regional or global landscape. The objective of this consultancy is to design and develop a brand strategy to undertake international advertising, media and public relations strategies, a robust social media outreach plan, promotional campaigns (local and international).
 
In this regard, the Central Tenders Board (CTB) on behalf of the Executing Agency, the Ministry of Planning and Development, invites eligible Consulting Firms to indicate their interest in providing Consulting Services including but not limited to the following:
 

  • Create a long-lasting and globally recognized country image for Trinidad and Tobago in the ITeS Sector.

 

  • Design and develop a brand strategy for the overall IT enabled Services Sector of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

  • Implement the Brand, through the scheduled roll out of materials, engagement opportunities and stakeholder engagement.

 

  • Increase the local, regional and international exposure, impact and overall awareness of the Programme.

 

  • Provide tangible support in preparing materials that will market and promote the country to secure foreign direct investment in the ICT sector.

 
As part of the strategy the selected firm must conceptualize and deliver a Brand that connects the various elements of the IT enabled Services Sector. This Brand must attract global, regional and local attention and therefore increase the country’s potential to attract participation and investment (local and international). 
 
Interested firm(s) must provide information, not exceeding seventy five (75) pages to substantiate their qualifications and experience in providing these Consulting Services. Submissions must include:
 

  • a signed transmittal letter clearly indicating the nationality of the firm;
  • a profile of the firm providing general background information on the firm inclusive of years in operation, structure of the organization;
  • a description of experience in similar projects, assignments and conditions; and
  • availability of appropriate skills amongst staff in the form of a skills matrix illustrating the profile of key experts.

 
Any clarification/queries should be directed to the Officer at Address two (2) below from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am to 4:00 p.m. (local time).
The duration of the assignment is six (6) months. 
This Expressions of Interest is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the policies which can be accessed at website: http://www.iadb.org/procurement. Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Inter-American Development Bank: Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (GN 2350-9).
An original and five (5) copies of the data should be placed in sealed envelopes and clearly marked:
 
“Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for Sector Branding and Advertising for the Information Technology Enabled Services Sector in Trinidad and Tobago, Ministry of Planning and Development, Government of the Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT), IDB Loan No. 3112/OC-TT
 
 
Envelopes must be addressed to the Chairman, Central Tenders Board, at Address One (1) below and be deposited in the BROWN Tenders Box located in the lobby of the Board’s Office not later than 1:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday June 14, 2018.
 
Submissions will be opened publicly at 1:05 p.m. (local time). An authorised representative of the firm may attend the opening at Address One (1) below.
 
 
Address (1)                                                                Address (2)
 
Central Tenders Board                                           Mr. Tracy Hackshaw
116, Frederick Street                                               Programme Manager
Port of Spain                                                             Global Services Promotion Programme,
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago                         Ministry of Planning and Development
Telephone No. 1 (868) 625 4330                          Level 1, Flagship Complex, 9-15 e TecK Blvd,
Email: mofctb@gov.tt                                         Tamana In Tech Park, Wallerfield
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
                                                                                    Email: tenders@planning.gov.tt
 
 
Consultants should note that the dimensions of the slot in the Tenders Box are 37.5 cm x 5.5 cm and as such, documents should be packaged accordingly.
 
The Central Tenders Board does not bind itself to accept any submission.
The Central Tenders Board reserves the right to cancel this Request for Expressions of Interest Notice in its entirety or even partially, without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in the preparation and submission of such Expression of Interest.
Late submissions will not be considered under any circumstances.
Interested Firms are advised that the Expressions of Interest Notice will be advertised on the United Nations Development Business (UNDB) website, the IDB’s website and the Ministry of Finance website http://www.finance.gov.tt.
 
                                                                                                           
Koriesha Emamali
Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
 
CTB: 16/4/146
May 09, 2018
 
 

 

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CENTRAL TENDERS BOARD
 
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOTICE
 
Consulting Services for the Development and Implementation of an Investor Engagement Strategy for the Information Technology Enabled Services Sector in Trinidad and Tobago, Ministry of Planning and Development, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loan No. 3112/OC-TT

DEADLINE DATE: 1:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday June 14, 2018
 
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
GLOBAL SERVICES PROMOTION PROGRAMME
MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
IDB LOAN NO. 3112/OC-TT
 
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the project, Global Services Promotion Programme, and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the Development and Implementation of an Investor Engagement Strategy for the Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS) Sector in Trinidad and Tobago.
 
The objective of this consultancy is to formulate a strategy to engage foreign direct investment in the IT enabled Services Sector of Trinidad and Tobago. The selected firm must conceptualize and deliver an Investor Engagement Strategy that specifically targets regional and international investors who are looking for locations and a workforce that can fulfill their IT enabled service needs.  The Investor Engagement Strategy must attract global, regional and local attention and therefore increase the country’s potential to attract participation and investment. 
 
In this regard, the Central Tenders Board (CTB) on behalf of the Executing Agency, the Ministry of Planning and Development, invites eligible Consulting Firms to indicate their interest in providing Consulting Services including but not limited to the following:
 

  • Identification of specific companies for the recruitment of investors.

 

  • Targeted marketing to secure investor leads and secure business development opportunities for companies, industry clusters and partnerships.

 

  • To attract direct, operational investment to Trinidad and Tobago, thereby generating foreign currency, employment and investment.

 

  • Identify and secure leads from the Diaspora - persons of Trinidad and Tobago heritage who have been living and working abroad who would invest in Trinidad and Tobago’s ITeS Sector.

 
Interested firm(s) must provide information, not exceeding seventy five (75) pages to substantiate their qualifications and experience in providing these Consulting Services. Submissions must include:
 

  • a signed transmittal letter clearly indicating the nationality of the firm;
  • a profile of the firm providing general background information on the firm inclusive of years in operation, structure of the organization;
  • a description of experience in similar projects, assignments and conditions; and
  • availability of appropriate skills amongst staff in the form of a skills matrix illustrating the profile of key experts.

 
Any clarification/queries should be directed to the Officer at Address two (2) below from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am to 4:00 p.m. (local time).
 
The duration of the assignment is five (5) months. 
 
This Expressions of Interest is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the policies which can be accessed at website: http://www.iadb.org/procurement. Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Inter-American Development Bank: Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (GN 2350-9).
 
An original and five (5) copies of the data should be placed in sealed envelopes and clearly marked:
 
“Expressions of Interest for Consulting Services for the Development and Implementation of an Investor Engagement Strategy for the Information
Technology Enabled Services Sector in Trinidad and Tobago, Ministry of
 Planning and Development, Government of the Republic of Trinidad
and Tobago (GORTT) Inter-American Development Bank
(IDB) Loan No. 3112/OC-TT
 
Envelopes must be addressed to the Chairman, Central Tenders Board, at Address One (1) below and be deposited in the BROWN Tenders Box located in the lobby of the Board’s Office not later than 1:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday June 14, 2018.
 
Submissions will be opened publicly at 1:05 p.m. (local time). An authorised representative of the firm may attend the opening at Address One (1) below.
 
Address (1)                                                                Address (2)
 
Central Tenders Board                                           Mr. Tracy Hackshaw
116, Frederick Street                                               Programme Manager
Port of Spain                                                             Global Services Promotion Programme,
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago                         Ministry of Planning and Development
Telephone No. 1 (868) 625 4330                          Level 1, Flagship Complex, 9-15 e TecK Blvd,
Email: mofctb@gov.tt                                      Tamana In Tech Park, Wallerfield
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
                                                                                    Email: tenders@planning.gov.tt
Consultants should note that the dimensions of the slot in the Tenders Box are 37.5 cm x 5.5 cm and as such, documents should be packaged accordingly.
 
The Central Tenders Board does not bind itself to accept any submission.
 
The Central Tenders Board reserves the right to cancel this Request for Expressions of Interest Notice in its entirety or even partially, without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in the preparation and submission of such Expression of Interest.
 
Late submissions will not be considered under any circumstances.
 
Interested Firms are advised that the Expressions of Interest Notice will be advertised on the United Nations Development Business (UNDB) website, the IDB’s website and the Ministry of Finance website http://www.finance.gov.tt.
 
Koriesha Emamali
Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
 
 
CTB: 16/4/146 Sub. I
May 09, 2018

 
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MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
 
URBAN AND REGIONAL (TOWN AND COUNTRY) PLANNING DIVISION
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
 CONTRACTUAL POSITION
 
JOB TITLE: JUNIOR PLANNING ASSISTANT
 
JOB SUMMARY:
 
The incumbent is required to assist in the undertaking of land-use and socio-economic surveys, interviews, site visits and computer related activities in the management of development, the preparation of land-use plans and policies and the storage, retrieval, manipulation and management of attribute data within the Town and Country Planning Division.
 
REPORTS TO: Planning Assistant or designated Officer
 
SUPERVISION GIVEN TO: N/A
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Assists in conducting land-use and socio-economic surveys and interviews in the collection of data on land-use, building use, physical and social infrastructure, traffic and parking and other issues related to town and country planning on a monthly basis;

 

  • Collates field information, codes and tabulates the information and prepares relevant reports, maps, computerized databases and other appropriate media;

 

  • Assists with the plotting of records development applications on the appropriate map and district registers;

 

  • Assists in the preparation, updating and maintenance of regional and local

area planning records using manual and computer based formats;
 

  • Creates and maintains computerized databases;

 

  • Examines applications for planning permission, assists in researching the history of the applications and prepares report for the Development Control Inspector;

 

  • Performs related work as may be required.

 
 
 
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 

  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of socio-economic and physical planning investigation;
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated competency in computer skills with specific knowledge of Microsoft Suite of products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) as demonstrated by a certificate from an accredited agency or relevant job experience; 
  • Some knowledge of the Geographic Positioning System, Geographic Information Systems and Sequel Server; 
  • A working knowledge of the road system of Trinidad and Tobago;
  • Ability to read maps and locate sites;
  • Ability to organize and conduct field surveys and related duties;
  • Familiarity with the operations of the Town and Country Planning Division

 
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
 

  • Minimum of five (5) CXC/GCE O Level passes (grades 1 and 2 - CXC) including English Language, Mathematics and Geography. 

 

  • Other education, relevant work experience and demonstrated ability of the individual may be considered.

 
 
The deadline date for the submission of applications is Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
 
Kindly note that a hard copy of the application accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates will be acknowledged.  These should be submitted by the deadline date addressed to:
 
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Planning and Development
Attention: Director Human Resources
4th Floor, Capital Plaza
11-13 Frederick Street
Port of Spain

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Government of Trinidad and Tobago
JOB DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTUAL POSITION FOR THREE (3) YEARS.
JOB TITLE: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) SECURITY SPECIALIST
JOB SUMMARY:
The incumbent is required to provide specialized technical services in the administration and maintenance of the security of all ICT infrastructure of the Ministry/Department. Duties include::providing  specialist ICT security advice to the Ministry/Department; developing ICT policy and procedures; monitoring and enabling secure operations for all technology infrastructure of the Ministry/Department; assisting with security implementations; performing IT security audits and reviews; and supervising other ICT technical and support staff.      
 
  • Kindly note that only hard copies of applications, accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates, will be acknowledged.  These should be submitted by Thursday March 8th, 2018 by 4 PM and addressed to:

 
      The Permanent Secretary
      Ministry of Planning and Development
      Attention: Director, Human Recources
      4TH Floor, Capital Plaza, 11-13 Frederick Street,
      Port of Spain.

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JOB TITLE: MANAGER, SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION
THREE (3) YEAR CONTRACT
JOB SUMMARY:
The incumbent is required to manage the identification, specification, programming, development, testing, documentation, and implementation of the application and business software solutions required by a large Ministry/Department, under the direction of the ICT Director. Duties include: managing the needs identification and requirements development processes; managing the software development and implementation processes for application and business software; designing and implementing change management processes; developing programmes to encourage the optimal utilisation of all software solutions; maintaining stakeholder engagement; commissioning of maintainable, secure and efficient software solutions; and supervision of professional, technical and support employees.
  • Kindly note that only hard copies of applications, accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates, will be acknowledged.  These should be submitted by Thursday March 8th, 2018 by 4 PM and addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Planning and Development
Attention: Director, Human Recources

4TH Floor, Capital Plaza, 11-13 Frederick Street,
Port of Spain

 

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Government of Trinidad and Tobago
JOB DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTUAL POSITION
JOB TITLE: MANAGER, NETWORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
THREE (3) YEAR CONTRACT
JOB SUMMARY:
The incumbent is required to manage the operations, maintenance and development of the technology infrastructure and communications networks of a large Ministry/Department, under the direction of the ICT Director. Duties include: delivering  secure IT operations; developing  high availability technology infrastructure; providing  network operations and network management; managing messaging services; managing and maintaining the data centre infrastructure; delivering  ICT infrastructure projects; meeting and exceeding targeted service and availability levels; and supervising professional, technical and support employees.
 
Kindly note that only hard copies of applications, accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates, will be acknowledged.  These should be submitted by Thursday March 8th, 2018 by 4 PM and addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Planning and Development
Attention: Director, Human Resources
4th Floor, Capital Plaza,
11-13 Frederick Street,

port of spain.

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