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Job Details : Labour Market Specialist
  Company : Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development
  Deadline : Fri, 23th Jun 2017  
  Specialisation : Statistical, mathematical and related associate professionals Vacancies : 2
  Job Role : Conduct statistical and econometric analyses on a
  Job Type : Temporary/Contract/Project
  Job Status : Full Time/
  Career Level : Supervisory Level Salary : N/A
  Street : Duke Street
  City/District : PORT OF SPAIN
  Country : Trinidad & Tobago
Job Requirements
  Experience : 5 to 7 years
  Education : Master''s Degree (MA, MSc, LLM etc)
  Discipline : Statistics
  Skills Required : Critical Competencies
Have an appreciation of the structure of the Trinidad and Tobago economy, the budgetary procedures of the public service and the strategic objectives of the LMIU and the Ministry as a whole.
Possess in-depth understanding of econometric modeling, survey methods and statistical practices and procedures.
Possess a broad understanding of the work of the department, the statistical infrastructure of the unit and survey processes that are used to generate statistics produced by the LMIU.
Have an interest in gaining further knowledge and understanding of the conceptual basis, international conventions and practices for social statistics, labour market and household statistics.
Possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing according to the MOLSMED standards.
Possess the ability to supervise staff.
Possess the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and external stakeholders.

Minimum requirements
A Masters degree in Economics, Statistics or equivalent qualification or experience in social science and/or statistics.
Additional certificates in project management and/or project evaluation will be an asset.
At least five (5) years progressive work experience, with at least three (3) years being in a research environment.
Conceptual knowledge of survey processes.
Working Knowledge of Micro Soft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Project.
Working Knowledge of IBM, SPSS, STATA, EVIEWS, etc.
Job Details
  Contribute to the capacity of the LMIU to analyze and assess the impact of labour market policies on employment and social outcomes. Notably how the design of these labour market and social policies contribute to improving labour market outcomes, conditions of work and the well being of the population

Carry out econometric and statistical analysis related to the assessment of
labour market and social policies and their impact on labour market outcomes
and dynamics.

Monitor policy developments and the dynamics of labour market policies and analyse their impacts on labour market outcomes

Collect, validate, develop, transform and upload a range of labour and economic indicators into the Labour Administration Information System of
Trinidad and Tobago (LAMISTT).

Build and expand support for the LAMISTT both within the MOLSMED and
with external stakeholders.

Manage the input of data into the LAMISTT both internal and external

Advise on methods to enhance the LAMISTT.

Assist in preparation of periodic and specialized reports on a wide range of issues pertinent to the labour market of Trinidad and Tobago including, labour
productivity, migration, youth unemployment, skills development and training,

Support the production of accurate, relevant and timely communication tools
such as periodic reports, positions papers, speeches and media releases.

Assist in the design, development, implementation, storage and analysis of
surveys commissioned by the LMIU.

Assist in the update and recalibration of the Projections Model for the Labour
Market of Trinidad and Tobago and develop reports based on its statistical

Maintain effective relationships with key LMIU stakeholders including but not
limited to the CSO, NTA, NIB, ILO and the UNDP.

Respond to internal and external enquires and data requests under the
supervision of the Head, Labour Market Information Unit.

Contribute ideas and proposals for new projects consistent with the strategic
objectives of the LMIU.

Assist in the planning of focus groups and training sessions, workshops,
consultations and conferences in furtherance of the strategic objectives of the

Contribute to the development of work and training plans consistent with the
strategic objectives of the LMIU.

Provide leadership guidance and oversight to subordinate staff members.
Contribute to and participate in team building initiatives.

Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement

Provide technical support to the SNLMC and all other committees under the
supervision of the LMIU.

Special Instruction
  Applications including Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references should be submitted via hand or mail

No later than Friday 23rd June, 2017.


The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development

Attention: Director, Human Resource Services

Tower C, Level 5, International Waterfront Centre,

1A Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, TRINIDAD



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