Government / Jamcl

Description:The Planning Institute of Jamaica is seeking to identify a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Demographer in its Social Policy, Planning and Research Division.

Main Responsibilities 

• Prepare analytical/ position papers on demographic issues for planning, programme monitoring and decision-making.
• Provide technical advice on the national demographic situation re population growth, size and distribution and related aspects.
• Utilize state of the art models and techniques for preparing demographic estimates and projections.
• Provide demographic and population policy advise for project and programme development, policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation.
• Prepare the population chapter for the Economic and Social Survey Jamaica (ESSJ) and articles for other PIOJ’s publicationsAttributes/Skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills with specific emphasis in technical writing
• Ability to work effectively with a team
• Strong Interpersonal skills


Qualifications:• Master’s degree in Demography or Social Sciences with specialization in Demography, with a minimum of 3 year’s experience in development/monitoring /evaluation of public policy and/or conducting policy relevant research.
Deadline:March 24, 2017
Contact Information
Address:16 Oxford Road, Kingston 5
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