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The Corporate Secretary serves as Lead of the Corporate Secretariat and a focal point for com-
munication with the Board of Directors and the Executive Management.
o Ensures that the Board has the proper advice and resources for discharging its fiduciary duty.
o Issues notices and requisite documents for all Board and Sub-Committee Meetings.
o Attends Board and Sub-Committee Meetings.
o Ensures accurate recording, safekeeping and maintenance of Minutes of Meetings of the Board
o Advises the Board and Officers on Corporate Governance and applicable legal issues.
o Reviews Board Notes and other documents and advises the Board regarding same.
o Performs any other duties as directed by the Board of Directors.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
o A Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) and a Legal Education Certificate (LEC) and at least five
(5) years relevant experience; Or
o A member in good standing of the Association of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of
Trinidad and Tobago or equivalent body and at least three (3) years relevant experience; Or
o At least five (5) years' experience in similar capacity.
A COMPETITIVE REMUNERATION PACKAGE IS AVAILABLE COMMENSURATE WITH
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE.
Applications should be submitted as follows:
Application for Employment for
CHAIRMAN, Board of Directors
Environmental Management Authority,
#8 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair, Port-of-Spain,
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Applications should be submitted no later than 15th May 2013.
The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) is a Statutory
Organisation established in 1995 under the Environmental
Management Act chapter 35:05. The EMA is responsible for, among
other things, developing and implementing policies, laws and pro-
grammes for the effective management of the environment.
The Authority is interested in recruiting individuals who are deeply
committed to working towards the protection, conservation and
enhancement of the environment, within the context of sustainable
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Risk Identification: Identify the risks within the project,
and that you ll either need to manage or accept.
Risk Prevention: Describe what you are going to do to
mitigate or manage risks.
Risk Management: Where you can t prevent risks, what
are your contingency plans for dealing with them? What
actions will you take should the risk materialise?
Risk Monitoring: What processes do you have in place
to routinely assess the risks associated with your project?
Section 3: Who?
Describe how the project will be organised and managed.
Identify reporting lines, and outline specific roles that will
be filled. You need to be clear about staff roles so that you
don t duplicate responsibilities, and so that everyone is
clear about what s expected of them. If this is a long-term
project, you may even consider developing job descriptions
for team members.
Roles and Responsibilities
Project Organisation Chart/Structure: Create a diagram
that shows the lines of authority and reporting for each
project team member.
Project Sponsor: Who has the ultimate authority and
control over the project and its implementation?
Project Manager: Who is the Project Manager, and what
are his or her responsibilities?
Project Team: Who are the key members of the project
team? What are their roles and job descriptions? What
are their phone numbers and email addresses? What is
their original department or organization? And to whom
do they report to on a daily basis?
Section 4: How and When?
Provide broad information about how the project will
be implemented. Outline how the project will roll out by
defining timelines, resources, and management stages.
This is a high-level overview that will, as the project
proceeds, be supported by more detailed project planning
Initial Project Plan
Assignments: What major tasks (with milestones) will
be completed during the project?
Schedule: Provide a report of the estimated time involved
for the project. You ve probably already prepared a high
level Gantt chart or similar schedule, so the PID simply
summarises the anticipated schedule.
Human Resources: How many days activity will be
needed to complete the project? How many support staff
will be needed? Will you need to bring more people onto
the project team?
Project Control: How will progress be monitored and
Quality Control: How will the quality of deliverables be
evaluated and monitored?
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