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The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited
The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC), a leading Company in the development of the
country's natural gas industry, invites applications from suitably qualified nationals to join our dynamic team of
professionals to work in a challenging results-oriented environment in the following positions:
The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates.
Commercial Manager, Methanol and DME
Job ID #2542
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all
commercial aspects of NGC's interests in the Methanol/DME
project and is expected to have a First Degree, preferably in
Business Management, Economics, Accounting or Law. The
candidate should also have a minimum of ten (10) years
experience in a related field (e.g. Project Management, Joint
Venture Management, etc.) with at least eight (8) years at a
senior supervisory or middle management level in a medium to
Orinoco Drive, Point Lisas Industrial Estate, Couva
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 28th June, 2015.
Commercial Manager, Strategy and Planning
Job ID #2543
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing,
executing and managing the annual and strategic planning
process along with the appropriate work streams to deliver on
the long term plan of the Company. The candidate is expected to
have a First Degree preferably in Business Management,
Economics, Engineering or Management Accounting, a
minimum of fifteen (15) years experience in a related field (e.g.
Strategy Development, M&A, etc.) and at least eight (8) years at
a senior supervisory or middle management level in the energy
Interested candidates are required to apply online via the Careers tab at www.ngc.co.tt where further job
details are posted. New candidates will be required to create a Candidate Profile Account by clicking the
'View Jobs' button.
The Economic Commission for
Latin America and the Caribbean
(Eclac) Subregional Headquarters
for the Caribbean will convene a
Symposium on Sustainable Devel-
opment Goals (SDGs) for the
Caribbean within the post-2015
Development Agenda in Port-of-
Spain on Wednesday and Thursday.
This meeting, supported by the
Caribbean Development Bank, brings
together ministers and senior policy
makers in the fields of planning and
development, the environment, and
social affairs, to consider among the
SDGs those goals that are central to
the sustainable development needs
of the Caribbean.
Specifically, the meeting will high-
light and raise awareness of the chal-
lenges faced by Caribbean countries
in pursuing sustainable development,
and provide a rationale for the selec-
tion of these priority goals.
Panel discussions will provide a
forum for policy makers and experts
to deliberate on the region s devel-
opment strategy as it transitions from
the millennium development goals
(MDGs) to the SDGs. Discussions
will take into consideration the
immediate and medium term con-
straints facing the region and the
resource gaps that need to be filled
from both domestic and international
Strategies and opportunities for
Caribbean Small Island Developing
States (SIDS) to implement the SDGs
including financing for development,
as well as data and institutional
capacity needs will also be taken into
Officials of the United Nations
system, representatives of regional
civil society organisations, academia,
regional development institutions
and international development part-
ners will also be invited to participate
and contribute to the discussions.
GraceKennedy Group CEO
Don Wehby has announced
that it has entered into a
conditional agreement for
sale of the group s 58.1 per
cent shareholdings in
Hardware & Lumber Lim-
ited (H&L) with Greystone
Equity Partners Inc who
have named Argyle Indus-
tries (Jamaica) Limited as
The transaction terms include a maximum price
of J$18.50 per ordinary share with the agreement
subject to conditions and with completion anticipated
by the end of July.
"GraceKennedy is looking forward to the con-
clusion of the transaction in a timely manner and
will communicate further as soon as it is finalised,"
He reiterated that GraceKennedy s decision to sell
its shares in H&L was a strategic one, having regard
to its core strategy of expansion in the foods and
financial services sectors.
He added: "We feel very positive about the con-
tinued growth of H&L under the prospective new
owners who have signaled that they are excited
about the possibilities for the future."
H&L currently comprises two separate divisions---
Rapid True Value, supplier of hardware and home
improvement products and the Agro Grace business,
wholesaler and retailer of agricultural products.
There are currently ten Rapid True Value outlets
across Jamaica, along with six Agro Grace Retail
Centres. The company is headquartered at 697
Spanish Town Road in Kingston.
Greystone Equity Partners Inc is a Caribbean
based and Caribbean focused private equity firm
with a stated strong commitment to the region.
T&T hosts symposium on
sustainable development goals
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