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GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY
Career Opportunity (contract)
The Ministry of National Security invites applications from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago
to fill the following contract position in the Counter-Trafficking Unit (CTU), Ministry of National Security:
Role: Reporting to the Permanent Secretary, the Director in the Counter-Trafficking Unit will be responsible for
ensuring that all functions of the Counter-Trafficking Unit are fulfilled and for managing the day-today
operations of the Government's counter-trafficking response.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Directs the CTU's daily operations, including administrative matters, case management and external/public
Supervises all staff assigned to the CTU
Leads the establishment of internal and external standard operating procedures/protocols for the CTU to
perform its functions, particularly as it pertains to cases.
Oversees the screening, interviewing, identification of, and assistance to trafficked persons, as well as the
conducting of criminal investigations.
Develops and strengthens collaborative relationships with counterparts nationally and internationally.
Monitors the CTU's receipt, collation and analysis of information from governmental, non-governmental,
and other sources in relation to trafficking activities within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago or involving
nationals of Trinidad and Tobago, wherever situated.
Serves on the Task Force (TF) Secretariat by attending meetings, informing and advising TF members, and
completes other tasks as may be delegated by the TF.
Represents the Government in the public domain by participating in national and international forums,
Manages the preparation and submission of monthly reports to the Minister.
Performs other such duties as may be assigned.
BSc in Social Sciences with a minor in International Relations or related discipline is required.
Master of Science in International Relations, Law or other closely related field is required.
Three to five years working experience with an international or regional organizations is preferred.
Minimum of five years experience at senior management in national security is required.
Considerable experience with preparation of outreach programmes and raising awareness in the public
domain and working with governmental and non-governmental institutions is required.
Knowledge and understanding of trafficking in persons, victim rights and assistance, and investigative and
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficiency in a foreign language (Spanish or French) would be an asset.
Excellent communication, analytical, critical thinking and writing skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of professional and other support staff.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, colleagues and
members of the Public.
Salary and other terms and conditions of employment are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer.
Applications, including Curriculum Vitae, names and addresses of two referees, and a contact number, should
be sent to the:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of National Security
Temple Court I
31-33 Abercromby Street
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
Closing date for applications is January 12th, 2015
We thank all interested applicants, but advise that only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.1227026
The Turkish man who shot and injured former
Pope John Paul II in 1981, has laid flowers on the
late pontiff s tomb in the Vatican.
Mehmet Ali Agca told police he felt he needed to
make the gesture, Italian media reported.
It comes 31 years to the day that the Pope visited
Agca in prison and forgave him for the attempt on
Agca served 19 years in an Italian jail for shooting
the Pope twice at close range. His motive remains
He spent another ten years in prison in Turkey on
charges related to the earlier murder of a newspaper
Agca, 56, laid white roses at the tomb of the late
Pope yesterday, in his first visit to the Vatican since
his attack on John Paul II on May 13, 1981.
The Pope was left seriously injured, with one bullet
passing through his abdomen and another narrowly
missing his heart.
Vatican officials have for a second time denied
Agca s request for a face-to-face meeting with Pope
"He has put flowers on the tomb of John Paul II.
I think that is enough," Vatican spokesman Federico
Lombardi told La Repubblica newspaper. (BBC)
Gunman visits Pope
John Paul II's grave
Mehmet Ali Agca takes a bouquet of white roses to
place on the tomb of former Pope John Paul II at the
Vatican yesterday. AFP PHOTO
In this December 27, 1983 file photo provided by
Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope
John Paul II, left, meets Mehmet Ali Agca, in Agca's
prison cell in Rome. AP PHOTO
A boy in Isis, a suicide vest and a hope to live ---Page A39
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