Human Resources Officer, Marketing Officer – UWI Five Islands

Human Resources Officer

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a dynamic, international institution serving the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its faculties and institutes offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes in Humanities and Education, Science and Technology, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences, Sport and the Social Sciences.

The institution represents the oldest of its kind within the region and has been responsible for producing outstanding leaders who have made remarkable contributions to regional development.

In 2019, the UWI placed 32nd among the 150 best ranked universities across Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Latin America University Rankings. After 71 years The UWI remains the number 1 ranked university, out of more than 200 registered universities in the Caribbean. The UWI is currently within the top 3% of universities in Latin America and the Caribbean from a complement of over 2,000 registered universities.

The Five Islands Campus is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Human Resources Officer

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Provide Human Resource administration for staff at all staffing categories to include Senior Academic and Professional  and Administrative Technical and Support staff levels at the Five Islands Campus
  • Support the management of the Human Resource Cluster of the Five Islands Campus.
  • Manage the recruitment, hiring and onboarding processes for the Campus.
  • Servicing of selected Committees/Boards relating to HR matters on behalf of the Director of Administration.

QUALIFICATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management/ Development, Management Studies or Business Administration or a related discipline. Master’s degree would be an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing, supporting and delivering exemplary human resource services in a medium or large organization.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise HRM design, structure and implementation.
  • Knowledge of procedures contained in collective agreement bargaining.
  • Have a record of successful administrative innovation, change management and motivational leadership towards the transformation of Institutional culture.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills coupled with an ability to carry a heavy work load, perform under pressure, handle multiple priorities and contribute to the innovative transformation of job processes.
  • Excellent organizational, writing, editing, content creation, and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge of the structure of The University of the West Indies, its rules and regulations, its systems including their enterprise software will be a distinct asset.

Applicants are required to submit a completed employment application form, Curriculum Vitae giving particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of at least three (3) references (one of whom should be from your current organization) and copies of academic qualifications. These are to be sent by electronic mail to [email protected] addressed to the Director of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Five Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, West Indies. Application forms, which must be completed can be requested by emailing [email protected]. The completed application must accompany your CV  and cover letter to complete the application package. The final date for receipt of applications is December 12, 2020. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under confidential cover to the above address without waiting to be contacted.

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES

FIVE ISLANDS CAMPUS, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, WEST INDIES

 

Marketing Officer

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a dynamic, international institution serving the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its faculties and institutes offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes in Humanities and Education, Science and Technology, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences, Sport and the Social Sciences.

The institution represents the oldest of its kind within the region and has been responsible for producing outstanding leaders who have made remarkable contributions to regional development. In 2019, the UWI placed 32nd among the 150 best ranked universities across Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Latin America University Rankings. After 71 years The UWI remains the number 1 ranked university, out of more than 200 registered universities in the Caribbean.

The UWI is currently within the top 3% of universities in Latin America and the Caribbean from a complement of over 2,000 registered universities.

The Five Islands Campus is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Marketing Officer.

 

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Develop and implement communication and marketing strategies aimed at raising the brand profile of the UWI Five Islands Campus across a wide range of stakeholder groups.
  • Support the building and maintenance of a strong identity, public image and brand, ensuring One UWI consistency in all aspects of brand communications particularly in the local and OECS space.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance implementation and dissemination of communication messages specific to the UWI Five Islands.
  • Prepare materials for internal and external communiqués including the web and digital assets/social media.

QUALIFICATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in; communications, marketing, or journalism. Masters degree is an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing, supporting and delivering exemplary marketing, communications or media services in a medium or large organization.
  • Knowledge of project management, brand reputation management, marketing strategy, development and implementation
  • The ideal candidate should also have a record of successful administrative innovation, change management and motivational leadership towards the transformation of Institutional culture.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills coupled with an ability to carry a heavy work load, perform under pressure, and contribute to the innovative transformation of job processes.
  • Excellent organizational, writing, editing, content creation, and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge of the structure of The University of the West Indies, its rules and regulations, its systems including their enterprise software will be a distinct asset.

Applicants are required to submit a completed employment application form, Curriculum Vitae giving particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of at least three (3) references (one of whom should be from your current organization) and copies of academic qualifications. These are to be sent by electronic mail to [email protected] addressed to the Director of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Five Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, West Indies.

Application forms, which must be completed can be requested by emailing [email protected]. The completed application must accompany your CV  and cover letter to complete the application package. The final date for receipt of applications is December 12, 2020. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under confidential cover to the above address without waiting to be contacted.

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