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What our Tourism Minister – Government Expects of UTech, Jamaica April 21, 2019

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Despite the Government of Jamaica’s continued silence on the resolution necessary to provide an adequate subvention to our national University, UTech, Jamaica,  it continues to outline its expectations of the contribution UTech, Jamaica should make to national development. See below for article published in the Jamaica Gleaner, Sunday, April 21, 2019.

 

Bartlett Calls On UTech To Develop Technology-Focused Tourism Curriculum

Given emerging trends in other parts of the world, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is calling on the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, to lead the charge in integrating technology into the local tourism sector. (more…)

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JOB ADVT: Lecturer in Public Health Biostatistics August 24, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

 

VACANCY

 

College of Oral Health Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Technology

 

 

Lecturer in Public Health Biostatistics

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica School of Public Health and Health Technology seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the full-time position of Lecturer in Public Health Biostatistics.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Public Health Biostatistics combines mathematics, statistics, sciences in general and clinical medicine in particular to provide solutions to public health problems in all their dimensions and manifestations. A combined background in the applied sciences and clinical medicine would produce the best practice applicant for the post of Biostatistician in Public Health.

 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates should be a Medical Doctor with Clinical experience.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRMENTS:

  • Medical Professional Skills
  • Strong Mathematical Skills
  • Statistical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Adaptability
  • Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Strong team work skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Management (Meta-analysis and Meta-Synthesis)
  • Skills and competences in computing, information and communication technologies
  • Written and oral communication skills

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JOB ADVT: Applied Statistics Lecturer, UTech, Jamaica June 18, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

 

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

REVISED

 

LECTURER

SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND SPORT- APPLIED STATISTICS

 

 The University of Technology, Jamaica, School of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the position as a full-time Applied Statistics Lecturer. 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS: 

The successful candidates should possess at least a MSc/MPhil Degree but preferably a PhD in Statistics and/or Actuarial Science. A Teacher Training Certification is also required. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Insurance Sales Personnel, Guardian Life Ltd November 23, 2016

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Choose a Career in Insurance Advising in Guardian Life Limited

  • It provides an opportunity for an energetic, hardworking outgoing individual with entrepreneurial skills to use them effectively and build a new career with Guardian Life, while advising clients.
  • You are able to build your clientele and maintain them based on servicing.


Key Job Functions

  •  Prospect for new clients, build markets.
  • Analyze clients’ insurance and financial needs and recommend insurance products that provide the appropriate protection for their lives, income and beneficiaries.
  •  Recommend to prospects and clients who are business owners to plan for business insurance such as funding Keyman Insurance and benefiting from the statutory tax arrangement for making premiums affordable.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION


CONTACT

Patricia Holness, PhD
patricia.holness@myguardiangroup.com
ppholness@yahoo.com
876-319-0120


 

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 responsible or liable for any loss or damage, personal or otherwise from the use of said information or any inappropriate use thereof. 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 expected and  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. The use of the information is at your own risk.

Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

UTech, Ja: Montego Bay Town Hall Forum – “Our Dreams for Jamaica” November 23, 2016

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Members of the public are invited to attend and participate in the “Dreaming of a Better Jamaica” Week of Activities in Montego Bay being executed through the Division of Community Service & Development, UTech Jamaica, by the Fi Wi Jamaica project during the period Nov 15 to Nov 23, 2016. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Sales Personnel November 22, 2016

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Job Opportunity – Sales Personnel

A company wishes to attract sales personnel who meet the following requirements:

Job Requirements

  • Build relationships and service accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers.
  • Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Sales Representative Skills and Qualifications:

  • Customer Service
  • Meeting Sales Goals
  • Closing Skills
  • Territory Management
  • Prospecting Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Self-Confidence
  • Product Knowledge
  • Presentation Skills
  • Client Relationships
  • Motivation for Sales.

CONTACT
Interested persons may submit their application to
Mr. S. Lyn
Email:  sean.lyn@gmail.com


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 responsible or liable for any loss or damage, personal or otherwise from the use of said information or any inappropriate use thereof. 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 expected and  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. The use of the information is at your own risk.

Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

UTech, Ja & IEEE Public Forum: Jamaica Electric Utility Grid Codes November 15, 2016

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University of Technology, Jamaica
in collaboration with
Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Jamaica Section invites you to their Public Forum
Jamaica Electric Utility Grid Codes

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Faculty of Engineering and Computing (FENC) Conference Room

PRESENTER: Mr. Hopeton Heron (Deputy Director General Office of Utilities and Regulations OUR)

For further information please contact

Engr. Christopher Udegha (IEEE Vice Chair).
Email: ccudegha@utech.edu.jm
Tel: (876) 970-5173


Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

UTech, Ja Workshop: Interpersonal Skills and Navigating a Successful Research Career November 15, 2016

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND SPORTS (FOSS)

PROBLEM SOLVING…KEEPING THE VIBES

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THE CENTER FOR SCIENCE-BASED RESEARCH

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & CONTINUING STUDIES (CSRECS)

Presents

“INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND PERSONAL BRANDING IN NAVIGATING a SUCCESSFUL RESEARCH CAREER”.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Theatre 4 (LT-4), Faculty of the Built Environment, University of Technology, Jamaica, Papine Campus.

Please confirm your attendance by email to: karlene.martin@utech.edu.jm


Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

Congratulations UTech Knights Basketball Team! November 10, 2016

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Congratulations to the UTech Knights Basketball team who won after defeating the Caribbean Maritime Institute 75/36 on Saturday, October 29, 2016. See above for upcoming match schedule.


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University of Technology, Jamaica
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JOB ADVT: Administrative Support 2 Division of Student Services & Registry – Western Campus November 10, 2016

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA
“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

The opportunity has arisen within the Division of Student Services & Registry
(Western Campus) for the following post:

Administrative Support 2 – Level 5B (Permanent)

Responsibilities:
The Administrative Support 2 will provide confidential secretarial and administrative  support services to the Assistant Registrar, Western Campus.  He/she will be responsible for fulfilling the administrative duties in support of the functions of the Office of the Assistant Registrar.

Requirements:
The preferred applicant will possess at minimum a Diploma in Administrative Management or a related discipline, at least two (2) years experience in a secretarial post, sound knowledge of standard office procedures and practices, records and file management systems; good communication, interpersonal and computer skills.

Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by 18th November, 2016 or to the:

 

Senior Director (Acting) – Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6

Jamaica, W.I.

Tel. (876)927-1680-8, ext. 2815/2070

 


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University of Technology, Jamaica
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JBDC Presents: PITCH PERFECT November 8, 2016

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Date: Wednesday November 16,2016.

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm .

Venue: Courtleigh Hotel Kingston .

Cost: $3,000.00

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THE SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT CONGRATULATES CHEF SIMONE WALKER-BARRETT ON HER RECIPE PUBLICATIONS . November 2, 2016

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i). JamaicanEats Magazine, Special Edition : 10th Anniversary Issue

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The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management would like to congratulate Chef Simone Walker Barret on her two (2) recipe publications.

These recipes are outcomes of her research interest in traditional culinary arts in Jamaica.


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UTech, Ja Public Forum: BREXIT-Old Relations New Perspectives, Wed Aug 17, 2016 August 17, 2016

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BREXIT

 


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JOB ADVT: Hotel Brand Ambassador April 1, 2016

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TRADE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD

                                                                                                                                  

JOB VACANCY

 

 

Job Title:          Promotions Representative – Hotel Industry

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

 

Core Functions:

The Promotion Representative will visit hotels based on a pre-determined scheduled to promote the products of a liquor company.

 

Requirements:

Specific Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of the hotel/ hospitality business and an excellent command of the English Language
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications to include Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Project Management, Database & Presentation

Qualifications and Experience:

First degree in Management Studies or its equivalent,

Required Skills and Specialized Techniques:

  • Good Selling and Presentation skills
  • Organization & Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills (both orally and written)
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Ability to prepare and present reports for presentations

Special Conditions Related with the Job

  • Extensive travel along the north coast
  • Ability to work on a flexi-time schedule
  • Must possess a reliable motor car

Desired Attitudes/Personal Traits

  • Courteous, pleasant mannerism
  • Well-groomed appearance
  • Self-confidence
  • Willingness to accept responsibility
  • Ability to express clearly and effectively in speech and writing
  • Tactfulness
  • Maturity & Integrity

 

Submit Applications To
The Human Resources Manager
Trade Management Services Ltd
tmshr@cwjamaica.com

IGNITE! Funding Opportunity for Start ups in Jamaica November 7, 2015

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YOU ARE INVITED TO EXPRESS INTEREST!

Opportunity for start-up businesses to access up to J$4 Million in Grant Funding through the Innovation Grant from New Ideas to Entrepreneurship Project (IGNITE)

How IGNITE Works:

  • This is an offer for innovative start-up companies to access cash for commercially viable inventions or innovations
    • Start-ups or newly incorporated businesses registered for 2 years or less
  • Up to $4 Million is available to 30 businesses with the most innovative ideas or ventures
  • The grants are channeled through the Jamaica Business Development Corporation
  • The product or service must be new or significantly improved
  • Proposer must be able to present a business model and product representation to a selection committee

The Grant Covers:

  • Administrative expenses
  • Training
  • Equipment and machinery
  • Prototypes / pilots
  • Research and development
  • Patents
  • Technology acquisition

Send initial Expression of Interest to the email addresses below and contact JBDC at 928-5161-5 for questions:

See attachment for further details!

Lisa Taylor-Stone
Manager – Project Management & Research
Project Management & Research Department

Jamaica Business Development Corporation
14 Camp Road, Kingston 4 I 
Email: ltaylor-stone@jbdc.net
Tele: 876 928 5161 – 5 I Cell: 579-6972
Skype:  lisa.stone77

CLICK ON LINK TO DOWNLOAD IGNITE ELIGIBILITY CHECKLIST!
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UTech, Ja Graduation 2015 Registration Now Open! October 1, 2015

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University of Technology, Jamaica

Online Registration for Graduation 2015 Now Open

 

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) is pleased to announce that a fully online Graduation Registration System is now open.  The Online Registration period runs from September 29 to October 10, 2015.  Members of the 2015 Graduating Class are invited to register and pay for graduation online through the UTech, Jamaica website using the link http://www.utechjamaica.edu.jm/graduation/.

Applications for graduation will be processed within a minimum of two working days.

All graduands are required to complete the outlined registration steps in order to register for presentation at the Graduation Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the National Arena. 

 

University Registrar

September 29, 2015

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Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica876-970-5468

 

Congratulations to UTech, Ja / MVP Athletes – World Champs 2015 September 14, 2015

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REPLACEMENT world championships 2015

OUR ATHLETES

Fraser- Pryce, Shelley-Ann
Richards, Odayne
McPherson, Stephanie-Ann
Day, Christine
Spencer, Kalise
Jackson, Shericka
Tracey, Tyquendo
Forte, Julian
Russell, Janieve
McDonald Rusheen
Thompson, Elaine
Carter Nesta
Campbell Simoya
Morrison Natasha
McDonald Jonia

TRIBUTES!

It is not too late for you to post tributes to our athletes on their fine performance on behalf of Jamaica, MVP and our University — UTech, Ja! Please share your tributes using the comment option on this post.


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UTech Gets QuantaCann2 to Support Ganja Testing Services June 22, 2015

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QuantaCann2 Boosts UTech’s Ganja Testing Services

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Dean of the College of Health Sciences and focal point for the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica’s Cannabis enterprise, Ellen Campbell Grizzle, is pleased with the new QuantaCann 2 machine acquired from Steep Hill, USA. “This upgraded addition to our testing facility is invaluable. We are now able to offer a basic line of testing services to our allied partners and growers at an excellent price. We are the first in Jamaica and the Caribbean to offer such basic testing services with this machine.”

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