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Information Technology Manager 1st Interviews completed  
Registrar 2nd Interviews completed  
Director, Marketing & Recruitment Management 2nd Interviews being conducted  
Works Chemist 2nd Interviews completed  

The JobBank

Our client,†a reputable company in the financial services industry, requires the services of a team player with a high level of initiative and varied technical expertise for the post of

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Information Technology Manager

The IT Manager will be required to define and manage all aspects of the IT environment by identifying technology goals and designing effective IT strategies. S/He will implement, direct and coordinate related activities to achieve the goals. The IT Manager will create an IT Department by recruiting, hiring, training personnel and managing employees. S/He will be responsible for maintaining a central information processing system to support efficient data management and communications and monitor the adequacy and allocation of IT resources in terms of funding, vendor selection, out sourcing and service level agreements.

The IT Manager will:

Network

  • Configure, install and support the organization's local area network, internet, security and communication systems.
  • Monitor network to ensure availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance
  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software and all configurations
  • Troubleshoot daily hardware, software and network issues with staff
  • Implementing and monitor disaster recovery and back-up procedures, information security and control structures.
  • Install, upgrade and manage staff workstations, department and company-wide servers, routers, switches, wireless, etc.
  • Maintain a secure networked environment by applying security best practices related to application, workstation and server usage; ensure security patches are applied in an appropriate manner; instruct staff on best practices.

Database

  • Verify application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
  • Manage and verify local system backups including development and maintenance of custom scripts used to facilitate backups.
  • Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases that support the system
  • Ensure that the appropriate hardware resources are allocated for the optimum performance of the database
  • Proactively monitors the database systems to ensure reliable services with minimal downtime
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades.
  • Responds to user requests for a variety of report options (e.g. assessment information, performance, statistical etc.) for the purpose of disseminating information to appropriate parties.
  • Perform Help Desk functions and other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the department.
  • Maintain and monitor the companyís website

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • BSc in Computer Science OR MSc Degree in Information Technology or related discipline from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar capacity
  • Strong leadership skills and high ethical standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

No later than

Friday, February 28, 2014

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Information Technology Manager
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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The JobBank

Our client,†a reputable Tertiary institution, requires the services of a team player with a high level of initiative, accountability and integrity for the post of


Registrar

†The incumbent will assure the sustainability, operability, and veracity of the systems and processes required to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of registration services. The†Registrar will direct activities to facilitate a central and consistent registration operation, ensuring integrity of the institutionís academic and student record keeping, conformity of records release procedures with registration policies and legal requirements governing the confidentiality of student records.


S/He will supervise the coordination, evaluation and certification of all applications to graduate. S/He will ensure that all information required assuring the integrity of the Commencement process is appropriately maintained and accurate.


This position reports to: The Deputy President

The Registrar has the responsibility to provide leadership, to plan, organize and manage all activities related to the institutional records, including serving as the institutionís Archivist, the official authorized keeper of critical governance and student records. The Registrar is to assure the sustainability, operability, and veracity of the systems and processes required to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of the Office.

The Registrar will:

  • Develop systems that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of registration services; interpret registration management practices to students, faculty, and other constituencies.
  • Develop policies and practices for registration management; monitor developments in technology and maintain technological systems to support registration and record keeping functions; assume leadership in the development, implementation and supervision of student information systems institution-wide.
  • Lead the planning and implementation activities for institutional ceremonies, such as the annual Commencement, and formal installation processes.
  • Direct daily operations of the office to include maintenance of student enrollment records and transcripts, organization of registration procedures, evaluating transfer credits, and administering the award of advanced placement credits.
  • Work closely with the Assistant Registrar in collection and dissemination of data, providing academic and student data for institutional research, preparing and publishing official enrollment statistics, and other related activities.
  • Direct various personnel functions including, but not limited to, participation in hiring activities, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

o†† Organize and administer the records and all matters pertaining to graduation:

o†† Ensure that all information required to assure the integrity of the Commencement process is appropriately maintained and accurate

o†† Supervise the coordination, evaluation and certification of all applications to graduate

o†† Assure the accuracy of institutional academic awards

o†† Prepare Certificates for graduating students

  • Participate and serve as part of the Academic and Student Affairs teams, leading initiatives as determined by the Deputy President.
  • Ensure the conformity of records release procedures with registration policies and legal requirements governing the confidentiality of student records.
  • Coordinate the compilation of information for reports and surveys; which involves the preparation of reports and surveys reflective of student enrollment and Registrarís office activities for utilization by administrations outside the institution (e.g. UCJ, PIOJ or STATIN).
  • Formulate and propose policies related to assigned (and institutional) responsibilities, and once affirmed to implement and ensure conformance; ensuring compliance with established practices and keep support staff informed of current changes and standards.†††
  • Interpret registration policies for students, faculty and staff.
  • Manage and ensure the maintenance of appropriate, current and relevant student information systems (electronic and redundant) for the institutionís records.


The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • 3 Years senior managerial experience in Records Management Maintenance or related activities at a managerial level
  • A track record of successful leadership and management in a people-oriented environment
  • A Masterís Degree in Educational leadership and Administration, services Management, Business Administration or any related field.
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonalskills
  • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in interpreting policies and procedures, delegating responsibilities and evaluating administrative activities and the performance of subordinates
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Apply initiative and judgment to solve customer service and operational challenges with sensitivity, balance, flexibility and timeliness
  • Effective change management competence


Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

No later than

Friday, February 21, 2014

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Registrar
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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The JobBank

Our client,†a reputable Tertiary institution, requires the services of a team player with a high level of initiative, accountability and integrity for the post of

Director, Marketing & Recruitment Management

The incumbent will be responsible for directing the institutionís overall marketing and strategic planning programmes, and corporate communications to position the institution as the tertiary institution of choice. S/He will facilitate client development through marketing and client services programmes and coordinate annual surveys on prospects, admits and enrollees.

The Director will design, implement and facilitate the annual marketing and sales plan and strategies in order to attain stated objectives, maintain useful links with local, regional organizations and international academic communities.†† S/He will plan and administer the Marketing Operations budget and support the development of regional marketing budgets.

This position reports to: The University President

The Director, Marketing & Recruitment Management will:

Support and facilitate development and implementation of section business/marketing plans in positioning the institution as the tertiary institution of choice.

Organize and implement client relations including:

  • client satisfaction surveys
  • client development activities
  • client skills training
  • special events

Oversee business development activities including:

  • Contests etc.
  • Offer coaching for prospective client meetings, presentations
  • Work with regional offices on designing and implementing prospecting and client contact systems.

Oversee corporate communications activities through:

  • external communications and systems
  • internal communications and systems
  • public relations efforts
  • external vendors and consultants

Develop and administer marketing database which includes client and prospect information, mailing list application etc.

Assist with and support the institutionís involvement in various networking, including coordinating business development and marketing activities via these relationships.

Oversee the institutionís electronic marketing efforts including supervision of Web site design and maintenance.

Supervise Recruitment and Enrollment Manager, Recruitment and Enrollment Advisors, Marketing Officer, Web Master/ Graphic Designer and other personnel that may fall within that department.

Manage the budget for the office of Recruitment and Enrollment Management and oversees utilization of all budgets in the division, directing changes as needed to maximize effectiveness.

Review and assess processes established for attracting and retaining a culturally diverse student body comprised of residential and commuter undergraduate students, non-traditional students and graduate students.

Work with the university to provide academic support programmes that enhance the probability of studentsí academic success and a seamless successful programme of student retention that complements and improves retention and enrollment.

Assist with the planning and attainment of regional campus recruitment, enrollment and retention goals.In collaboration with the Regional Director, implement and evaluate the marketing and outreach efforts relative to the immediate and long term goals for admission and enrollment.

Updates and coordinates yearly surveys concerning recruiting which includes demographic and statistical information about prospects, admits and enrollees.

Coordinate the development and execution of all recruiting publications, videos, PowerPoint presentations, print and e-communication strategies designed to interest students in the universityís programme and recruitment of student to undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Graduate degree in Marketing, Business Administration or Business Management
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar capacity with extensive Marketing management and strategic planning experience
  • Strong Leadership and consensus building skills
  • Ability to benchmark and set the institution within the context of the competitive environment
  • Extremely good public relations and communication skills
  • A high level of initiative, accountability and integrity

The Incumbent must be:†††††

  • Highly organized
  • Able to work well with clients at all levels in and out of the institution.
  • Able to work within extremely tight timeframes
  • Team oriented
  • A proactive thinker

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

No later than

Friday, February 21, 2014

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Director, Marketing & Recruitment Management
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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The JobBank

Our client,†a manufacturing company, requires the services of an innovative, flexible and creative team player with exceptional communication abilities and a keen eye for detail for the post of

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Works Chemist

Responsible for quality control and quality assurance for all aspects of company operations including the research, formulation and development and costing of new products and reformulated products, and the registration of these products in local and international markets. S/He will be responsible for the maintenance of good manufacturing practices, develop new and improved laboratory procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness while ensuring compliance with all quality statutory requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Standard & Statutory Procedures

  • Maintain housekeeping and cleaning schedules for raw materials stores, processing area, filling lines and finished goods warehouse
  • Ensure that the company operates within the framework of the law and in accordance with fundamental ethical principles in the distribution and marketing of products
  • Ensure that all personnel have valid Food Handling permits
  • Calibration of equipment within acceptable schedules and in accordance with statutory requirements

Production Operations

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses on all incoming raw and packaging materials
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on all Production Batches in accordance with the standard specifications
  • Perform microbiological, chemical and other tests on the water supply, tanks, processing equipment and relevant equipment
  • Ensure that all manufacturing materials of the quantity and identity specified on the requisition and manufacturing instructions are used in the manufactured process
  • Ensure that all batches of manufactured products are examined by Quality Assurance and that no products are released for packaging until approved and so labeled by Quality Assurance
  • Monitor packaging lines and do the prescribed line checks to ensure conformance of finished goods
  • Ensure that samples of each production batch are collected, properly stored and are examined on a regular basis to determine product integrity
  • Be accountable for any deviation from standard of registered formulation
  • Ensure timely record keeping and supervise tagging of materials

Laboratory

  • Ensure that the necessary chemicals and accessories are available for efficient operation
  • Examine and dispose of bad stock
  • Retest retention samples
  • Investigate customer complaints and take appropriate action

Personnel

  • Assist in maintaining good team spirit

Product Development & Improvement

  • Play a major role in the identification and development of new products
  • Actively participate in consumer insight through in-house and other market surveys
  • Do costing for new products developed and reformulated products and assess feasibility
  • Assist in the identification, selection, formulation, preservation, and standardization of materials and process manufacturing instructions to be used in new products
  • Conduct product knowledge training for customers and sales team
  • Prepare laboratory samples for consumer and statutory purposes.
  • Do stability and other tests to ensure product and process integrity
  • Reformulate existing products based on stability test results, obsolescence of raw material and/ or market changes

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Part of the Production Department, the Works Chemist has two direct reports. She/He will report to the Production Manager

The Works Chemist will interface with:

INTERNALLY

Managers Ė Purchasing, Production, Commercial and Marketing
Inventory clerks - Materials and Finished Goods

Production staff

EXTERNALLY

Jamaica Bureau of Standards
Ministry of Health

Government Chemist

External Laboratories

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or related areas
  • At least 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably pharmaceuticals or food processing. Experience working to HACCP and ISO 9002 standards are a distinct advantage.
  • A solid reputation for taking initiative and being results oriented
  • A record of good Ethical conduct
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision and the ability to supervise the work of others
  • Experience maintaining the housekeeping and cleaning schedules for raw materials stores, processing areas, filling lines and finished goods warehouses
  • Knowledge of calibration of equipment, registration and approval procedures for products and the acquisition of Food Handling permits for relevant personnel

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Noisy with exposure to dust and fumes from raw materials

HOURS OF WORK: Mondays to Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. are the usual hours. However, the incumbent may be required to work outside regular hours on occasions.

Ideal Start Date:†As soon as possible

Qualified professionals with the ability to add value to the existing team are invited to submit applications to:

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

no later than

Friday, February 7, 2014

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Works Chemist
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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Job Status Legend
new – means this is a new available post
Accepting Applications – We will accept all applications for as long as this notice remains in place
1st Interviews being scheduled – All applications have been reviewed and a short-list is created. Persons on the short-list are being contacted to set up appointments for interview with The JobBank. No new applications will be reviewed.
1st Interviews being conducted – Persons on the initial short-list are being interviewed during this period. No new applications will be reviewed.
2nd Interviews being scheduled – All 1st Interviews have been completed and a further short-list has been done. Usually there are five (5) candidates that are still being considered at this point in the process and interviews are being scheduled with the hiring company. No new applications will be reviewed.
2nd Interviews being conducted – Interviews are now taking place between the final candidates and the hiring company. No new applications will be reviewed.

Post Filled – The hiring company has selected a candidate and an offer has been made and accepted.

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