Deputy Director of Development & Commercial Services

Location
Falkland Islands (FK)
Salary
££ Competitive (starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience).
Posted
27 Jul 2018
Closes
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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The Package

Salary: ££ Competitive (starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience).

Other Benefits include: a 25% end of contract gratuity, a favourable tax regime, a relocation and flight package and 41 days annual leave  per annum, (inclusive of public holidays)

Contract Type: 2 year fixed term appointment initially with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement.

The Position

The Falkland Islands Government has secured significant funding  of some £110m to deliver an ambitious capital programme over the next five years.  Development & Commercial services is a key enabler to delivering major projects and key functions include Programme Management, Planning & Building Services, Procurement and the management of critical services such as Telecommunications, TV & Radio broadcast media, Government IT, Falkland Islands Government Air Services, Ferry & Coastal Shipping Services, Professional Services Framework Contract etc.

Reporting to the Director of Development and Commercial Services, your role will varied and must be able to support the Director in successfully delivering of all of the Directorates activities, budgets and public services. You will also be responsible for making sure that the department operates within the Government’s policies and strategies to achieve the objectives and performance standards set for it within the resources allocated. In addition you will take the lead on defined elements of the Government’s Corporate Development Programme and ensure the effective deployment of resources to assigned capital projects.

The Person

We are looking for a highly motivated professional with a Civil Engineering, Surveying , General or Construction Management background who can demonstrate a strong track record of managing and delivering large-scale, high-profile, capital development projects to high standard within budget and agreed timescales using recognised project management approaches (eg PRINCE2). Experience of leading a Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) would be advantageous.

In return for your passion, creativity and hard work, we offer an unparalleled opportunity to make a significant contribution to the economic development of the Falkland Islands.

If you recognise yourself in this description, have a sense of adventure and a true desire to make a difference, this is the job for you!  To discuss the post in more detail you can contact the Director of Development and Commercial Services, Iain Robertson, by emailing ddcs@sec.gov.fk or calling +500 28426 .

For more information and to apply online, please visit our new recruitment website: www.jobs.gov.fk.

Applications close at 20.00 UK time, 19 August 2018.

If you have any questions about working for the Falkland Islands Government or would like further information about applying, you can contact our recruitment team at: recruitment@sec.gov.fk or call (+500) 27421.

Applicants seeking secondment or interchange opportunities are welcome to apply.