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Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture
CHIEF PLANT BREEDING OFFICER
Category: General
Description: CHIEF PLANT BREEDING OFFICER (SOG/ST7) 

Job Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Research Director (SOG/ST8) the Chief Plant Breeding Officer (SOG/ST7) is responsible for all aspects of the Ministry's Crop Research programmes. The incumbent's responsibilities including planning, organizing and execution of programmes relating to plant breeding, thus verifying and/or adaption of results obtained from investigations conducted.

Key Outputs    
  • Research projects prepared
  • Research project implemented
  • Reports coordinated and produced 
  • Research plan produced 
  • Work plans produced
  • Training and field days conducted
  • Technical information and technologies developed and transferred
  • Data collected
  • Operational plans developed
  • Staff performance evaluated 
  • Staff needs identified and addressed  
Salary $1,734,656 - $2,061,961 per annum 

Details of this post can be obtained from the website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (moa.gov.jm) or from the Human Resource Management Unit in the Ministry.
Qualifications:
  • Postgraduate Degree in specialized areas of Plant (Breeding), Biotechnology, Genetics or Botany

    OR

  • Five to ten years' experience in Crop Research Management.
Deadline: January 20, 2018

Contact Information
Name: Senior Director, Human Resource Management & Development
Address: Hope Gardens
Kingston 6.
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-01-10

 

 

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