Vacancy - CDEMA - Administrative Officer - Deadline January 31st, 2019

The CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) is inviting applications for the position of Administrative Officer who will be responsible providing assistance with the administration and implementation of the programme, ensuring the smooth, timely and reliable flow of information between the Planning and Business Development Department and the broader Coordinating Unit (CU) functional units and stakeholders. Deadline for applications is close of business on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. For full Job Description please click here.


Competition Reference No.  CDEMA-CU/INTRA ACP/08  
Application Deadline Date    January 31, 2019
Location  Bridgetown, Barbados
Organization Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency  
Contract Period  6 months


Open To: 

Applications for this post are open to employees of the CDEMA CU and all citizens and permanent residents of Barbados


The compensation will be based on the individual’s qualifications and experience.  

Merit Criteria:


1.1 Passes in at least five (5) CXC or GCE O’Level subjects, including English Language
1.2 A diploma or certificate in secretarial studies from a recognized institution
1.3 Minimum of five (5) years secretarial and/or administrative experience


2.1 Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
2.2 Knowledge of office management principles and procedures
2.3 Knowledge of project management principles 
2.4 Ability to create PowerPoint presentations 
2.5 Effective oral and written communication 
2.6 Program and administrative management 
2.7 The application of the overall mission of the department to the performance of executive support activities. 
2.8 Work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders in a diverse community. 
2.9 Plan, develop, and coordinate multiple assignments. 
2.10 Investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions
2.11 Make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues. 
2.12 Foster a cooperative work environment. 
2.13 Analyze and solve problems.
2.14 Appreciation of workplace diversity

Information Notes:

1. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in writing that they have met all the criteria.  Failure to do so may result in your application not receiving further consideration.
2. Send applications, including Resume, three (3) testimonials and copies of certificates via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quote selection process number: CDEMA-CU/INTRA ACP/08.
3. Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent.  CDEMA would like to thank all candidates who apply, as only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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