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JOB ADVT: Personal Assistant September 29, 2017

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An Insurance Brokerage located in the New Kingston area wishes to recruit the ideal candidate for the position of Personal Assistant to the CEO and the Financial Controller.

Core Functions:

  • Assist in the coordination and administration of the Administrative aspect of Human Resources for New Employee Orientation
  • Detailed and accurate filing and record keeping – Oversees documentation and Records Keeping e.g. Filing and the updating of employee personal files
  • Training Administration e.g. (but not limited to) printing and ordering of stationary
  • Assist with the preparation and dissemination of the CEO various reports
  • Support the Executive Managers in administrative matters
  • Work with other departments (internal and external) to ensure the coordination of the CEO’s office

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JOB ADVT: Executive Assistant, HR, UTech, Jamaica September 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

Division of Human Resources and Administration

VACANCY

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Human Resources Department for the following post:

 

Executive Assistant – Level 8 (Permanent)

 

Responsibilities:-

 

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing technical support to the Chief Human Resource Officer by performing administrative, research and human resource analytic functions. The incumbent will engage in building and maintaining internal and external relationships, promoting effective communication, preparing high level reports and papers, conducting research, coordinating and monitoring budgets and managing projects to enhance the Division operations. In addition, the incumbent will be required to propose improvements to the Division’s processes and administrative systems. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Various Admin & Clerical Posts, School of Business Admin, UTech, Ja September 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

The following positions have become available in the School of Business Administration of the College of Business & Management:

 

Administrative Support 2

The Administrative Support 2 will provide confidential administrative support services in the School of Business Administration.  He/she will be responsible for coordinating administrative activities as required by the Head of School and/or the Associate Head of School to ensure the provision of excellent and effective customer service to the School’s clients.

Requirements:

 

Preferred applicants will possess a Diploma in Business Management or equivalent, at least two (2) years experience in a secretarial/administrative post, good knowledge of standard office procedures and practices, records and file management systems, excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Clerk, UTech, Jamaica September 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

VACANCY

Division of Student Services and Registry

Accommodation Unit

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Accommodation Unit for the following post:

Clerk – Level 3B

Responsibilities:

He/She will provide clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of the Unit.  This includes handling customers’ requests for external and internal accommodation and arranging for the timely checking out of year-long and summer students.

Requirements: 

The preferred applicant will possess: at least 5 CXC/G.C.E ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics; the ability to demonstrate good working knowledge of clerical practices and procedures; knowledge of students accommodation; excellent customer service skills; good oral and written communication skills. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Head of School, School of Business Administration, UTech, Jamaica September 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

VACANCY

The following position becomes available on March 1, 2018

 

The University is pleased to invite applications from among its academic staff for the following post:

 

Head of School, School of Business Administration

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT 

The College of Business & Management is seeking to identify a suitable candidate who can excel in the post of Head, School of Business Administration.   Reporting to the Dean of the College, the successful candidate will provide high academic leadership and strategic direction  to the School in research, teaching, consulting services, and community engagement consistent with the University’s and College’s vision and mission.  In addition s/he will:

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JOB ADVT: Admin Support II, UTech, Jamaica September 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

VACANCY

 

College of Oral Health Sciences

(Arthur Wint Drive)

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the following post in the College of Oral Health Sciences:

Administrative Support 2

(Permanent)

The Administrative Support 2 will provide confidential secretarial and administrative support services to the College. This involves carrying out effective and efficient communication and liaison, establishing and maintaining administrative systems, preparing and maintaining various types and forms of documents and records, and extracting and organizing data/information in the required format. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Vice Dean, College of Health Sciences, UTech, Jamaica September 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

VACANCY

 

The University is pleased to invite applications from among its academic staff for the following post:

 

 

Vice Dean, College of Health Sciences

 

This position became vacant as at April 19, 2017

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

The Vice Dean is the senior academic officer within the College assisting the Dean with the administration of the College.  He/she is also responsible for the organization, development and maintenance of the College’s academic quality management and standards and for the facilitation and strengthening of research including technology transfer activities and projects.

The Vice Dean serves as the principal point of contact between College and students and works closely with Heads of School/Department and other senior staff to identify, access and address the full range of academic and administrative concerns within the College. (more…)

JOB ADVT: IT Analyst, JPSCo September 12, 2017

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The IT Infrastructure department of the Jamaica Public Service Company is seeking an individual to join our team as an Analyst. (more…)

UTech, Ja Mentor Recruitment 2017/18 – Sign Up Today! August 30, 2017

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DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Professionals with at least 5 years working experience, with an interest in people development and  investing in the next generation of professionals and leaders of Jamaica and the Caribbean Region are invited to express interest in becoming a Mentor to final years students at UTech, Jamaica.  Alumni of UTech, Jamaica as well as graduates of other institutions are welcome as Mentors.  (more…)

Professional Development: Career Management & Job Hunting Support for UTech, Ja Alumni August 29, 2017

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Dear UTech Jamaica Alumni

  • Would it help to boost your confidence, if you were sure you had a well crafted, value adding resume and/or LinkedIn Profile, which clearly and impressively answers the No. 1 question in a recruiter’s mind “What value will this candidate add to my organization?”
  • Would you feel more hopeful if you had someone to help you develop a job search or career management strategy so you could get on with your life…with better fit between who you are and what you do, plus better compensation-focus-joy-peace?
  • Would it mean a lot to you to be able to handle this…wait…period [wait to find a job, or wait to find a better job] without feeling fearful, angry, anxious and uncertain?

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JOB ADVT: Marketing Sales Rep August 25, 2017

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MARKETING SALES REP

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring retail outlets to ensure company standards and customer services, operational effectiveness and safety are consistently maintain
  • Implement the Group commercial policy in keeping with defined specifications
  • Prepare and analyze the forecasted and actual monthly profit and loss account; calculate and manage the finances where necessary
  • Monitors competitive and economic activities with retail area and make recommendation in alignment with the business plan
  • Implement and monitors training programs to increase sales and improve customer service standards / satisfaction
  • Ensures compliance with Health, Safety and Security standards

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JOB ADVT: Buyers, Procurement Dept, UTech, Ja August 25, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

VACANCIES

 

Procurement & Office Services Department

 

The following vacancies have arisen within the Procurement & Office Services Department for the following posts:

 

Buyer – Level 5B   (Permanent) – 1 Post

 

The Buyer is responsible for the procurement of specified goods, services and works in accordance with prescribed Government of Jamaica (GOJ) Regulations and University of Technology, Jamaica Policies in a timely manner to facilitate the efficient operations of the University.

 

Requirements: 

 

The preferred applicant will possess the following:

  • A First Degree in Business, Management Studies or Accounting
  • Level 4 INPRI/Jamaica Certificate in Public Sector Procurement
  • Working knowledge of SYSPRO Accounting Software
  • Sound knowledge of the GOJ Procurement Regulations
  • Knowledge of Jamaica Customs Agency procedures and shipping documentation
  • Ability to effectively manage  multiple tasks in a stressful environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizing and time management skills
  • Good judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent negotiating and  numeracy skills
  • At least one (2) years work experience in a similar position.

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Buyer – Level 5B   (Temporary) – 2 Posts

The Buyer is responsible for the procurement of specified goods and services in accordance with prescribed Government of Jamaica (GOJ) Regulations and University of Technology, Jamaica Policies in a timely and efficient manner for the USAID funded Fi- Wi Jamaica Project.

Requirements: 

The preferred applicant will possess the following:

  • First Degree in Business, Management Studies or Accounting
  • Level 4 INPRI/Jamaica Certified in Public Sector Certified
  • Working knowledge of SYSPRO Accounting Software
  • Sound knowledge of the GOJ Procurement Regulations
  • Knowledge of Jamaica Customs Agency procedures and shipping documentation
  • Ability to effectively manage  multiple tasks in a stressful environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizing and time management skills
  • Good judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent negotiating and  numeracy skills
  • At least one (2) years’ work experience in a similar position.

 

Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by Friday, September 8, 2017 or to:

 

Chief Human Resource Officer – Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

Jamaica. W.I.

Tel: (876) 927-1680-8, ext 2815

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB ADVT: Recruiters for IT Industry, SpectraForce Technologies August 22, 2017

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Spectraforce

Spectraforce Technologies is hiring “Recruiters”

  • Job Location – Ruthven Rd, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Education Criteria: Graduate/Post Graduate (Any discipline)

Job responsibilities:

Note: Calling is one of the most important aspects of this job but definitely not a call center. And its performance based industry.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: (more…)

UTech, Ja Alumni in Business: Introducing Shuancie’s Tutoring & Business Accounting Services August 21, 2017

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ABOUT SHUANCIE BARRETT
Shuancie Barrett is a graduate of The University of Technology, Jamaica, with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration majoring in Accounting and a minor in Finance. She graduated in November 2015 with an upper second class degree and was the recipient of UTech Jamaica’s Internal Audit award in April 2016.
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JOB ADVT: Culinary Lab Asst (Temp), UTech, Ja July 27, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

The School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

 

 

Culinary Laboratory Assistant – Temporary Position – (4 months)

 

 

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers full-time and part-time programmes in a variety of hospitality and tourism related disciplines. Currently, the School offers the following University Council of Jamaica accredited Degree programmes: The Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Service Management. The school also offers certificates in Baking Technology, and short courses in General Catering, Exotic Sugar Flower, Wedding Cake and Designs, and Event Planning and Management. 

The Laboratory Assistant will be responsible for the set-up and breakdown of equipment/utensils and food items for laboratory sessions/demonstrations and provide assistance to students and lecturers as required. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Service Station Manager July 25, 2017

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Service Station Manager Job

 


NOTE: The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja) shares career and other opportunities on this blog, sourced from non-UTech, Ja entities and organizations, based locally and overseas. This is done as an information service to its alumni community and other users. UTech, Ja is not liable for any loss or damage, personal or otherwise from the use of said information.  UTech, Ja does not guarantee that your participation in any of the activities referenced will be a good and safe decision for you.  It is understood that users of the blog will do their own research and proper due diligence, to determine what is a profitable and safe opportunity, before committing to any action.

 

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JOB ADVT: Sales & Admin Assistant July 21, 2017

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PleasureInTheJOb

 

Keep Driving Repairs and Services Ltd (KDRS) is a growing Full Service Auto Centre, providing general servicing, all motor vehicle repair, spraying and collision services, as well as auto accessories to clients in the Kingston Metropolitan Area. The Management of KDRS is looking for the right candidate to join the KDRS Team as

JOB TITLE:  Sales & Administrative Assistant

The successful candidate will provide support to the Director in the overall management of the office and sales, through the duties outlined below.  Prior experience providing administrative support and/or sales is desirable.  However, training will be provided and the most desired characteristics are that the candidate has a good attitude and a strong desire to learn. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Admin Support I, COHS, UTech, Jamaica July 21, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

VACANCY

 

College of Health Sciences

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the College of Health Sciences for the following post:

 

Administrative Support 1

Office of the Dean

The Administrative Support 1 will provide administrative support to the Dean in the College of Health Sciences.  This involves carrying out effective and efficient communication, establishing and maintaining administrative systems, extracting and organizing data/information in the required format.  (more…)

JOB ADVT: Records Assistant, UTech, Jamaica July 13, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

VACANCY 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of:

Records Assistant – Student Records Office (Level 5B) 

The Records Assistant, in collaboration with the Student Records Officer, is responsible for the efficient management of all student academic records and the distribution of academic records from the office.  He/she also performs a variety of clerical tasks including updating student records, preparing academic records, upon requests, retrieving files, providing customer service and ensuring the accuracy of records provided.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent qualifications.
  • Sound knowledge of the University’s academic policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the University’s grading scheme and all related processes.
  • Knowledge of the calculation of Grade Point Averages and Class of Awards for all students.
  • Knowledge of computerized and manual records keeping systems.

 

At least one (1) year experience in a related field.

Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by, Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 or to:

Senior Director (Acting)

Human Resource & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6

Tel: (876)927-1680-8; Ext. 3030 Fax: (876) 970-1057

E-mail:hrm@utech.edu.jm

JOB ADVT: Lecturer in Gross Anatomy, UTech Jamaica July 10, 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

COLLEGE OF ORAL HEALTH SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

 

Vacancies – Lecturers in Gross Anatomy (Full-Time)

 

The College of Oral Health Sciences offers a wide range of courses of study in Oral Health at the Diploma, Undergraduate Degree and Postgraduate Degree levels. The College is the only National College for the training of all categories of Oral Health Professionals (Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Dental Laboratory Technologists and Dentists).

The School of Dentistry, which offers the Doctor of Medical Dentistry course of study to local and international students, is seeking to identify suitable candidates to fill the positions of Lecturer, Gross Anatomy. 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS                     

The successful candidates will make a significant contribution to the University’s teaching and research profile by undertaking teaching across several undergraduate and graduate courses of study, conducting research leading to grants and publications, engaging in consultancy and professional projects, and contributing to the further development of the University.

The successful candidates must possess:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), with speciality training in General Surgery OR Doctor of Medicine (MD) and must be registered with the Medical Council of Jamaica
  • PhD in Anatomy

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