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VACANCY IN THE JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SERVICE
OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Vacant Office of Master of the High Court,
(Group J1), Judiciary (Supreme Court)
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) and a Legal Education Certificate (LEC)
Admission to practise Law in Trinidad and Tobago
Minimum Experience: Seven years as an Attorney-at-Law in the following areas: Advocacy, Advisory,
Contracts, Commercial Matters, Constitutional Law, Civil Law & Public Law
Extensive knowledge of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago
Extensive knowledge of the Workmen's Compensation Act
Extensive knowledge of the rules of Practice & Procedures of the Supreme Court
Extensive knowledge of Government procedures and practices
Experience in civil and public law
Superior written and oral communication skills
Superior negotiation and mediation skills
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Legal Research (75%)
1. Writes judgments
2. Researches and reviews laws, evidence and judgments
3. Reviews files and submissions
Interlocutory Applications (25%)
1. Exercises all the powers of the Court/Judge of the High Court sitting in Chambers to make an order.
2. Hears interlocutory applicants for example, discovery of documents, security for costs, injunctions (by
consent), extensions of time, setting aside judgments, leave to issue writs of execution etc.
3. Deals with assessments of damages and interpleader proceedings
4. Adjudicates as a Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation on claims under the Workmen's
Compensation Act and in that capacity has "all the powers of the High Court"
1. Sits as a member of the Rules Committee
Performs related duties as required
*These functions collectively account for 25% of the officer's time
Salary: Group J1: $26,300 per month
Applications should be sent with COPIES of relevant documents no later than 20th May, 2013 to:
The Director of Personnel Administration
Service Commissions Department
#52 -- 58 Woodford Street
Port of Spain.
Professional Application Forms are obtainable from any District Revenue Office, the Chief Administrator,
Tobago House of Assembly or the Service Commissions Department or from its website www.scd.org.tt .
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Status -- Track the progress of the resolution with
a clear label identifying the issue s overall status.
Here s an example:
Open -- The issue has been identified, but no action
has yet been taken.
Investigating -- The issue, and possible solutions,
are being investigated.
Implementing -- The issue resolution is in process.
Escalated -- The issue has been raised to manage-
ment or the project sponsor/steering committee, and
directions or approval of a solution is pending.
Resolved -- The resolution has been implemented,
and the issue is closed.
Use traffic lights when reporting issues. This pro-
vides an easy-to-see indication of whether issues are
under control. Traffic lights could be used as follows:
Red - Cannot proceed before issue is resolved.
Yellow - Resolution in process, and you ll be able
to proceed soon.
Green - Resolution implemented, and issue no
Issues Management Framework
Supplement your issues log with a framework, or
process, for dealing with those issues. This framework
helps the project team understand what to do with
issues once they ve been identified and logged. Devel-
oping the framework answers questions like these:
How will you assign responsibility for resolving the
issue? For example, is there one person who handles
all technical issues? Who would handle a vendor
How will you know when to escalate an issue to
management or the steering committee? You may
want to create a matrix of potential business impact
versus issue complexity to help you decide which
issues should be taken to higher levels of manage-
Which criteria will determine an issue s priority
Who will set the target resolution date?
How will issues be communicated within the team?
Will you use regular meetings, log checks, status
update emails, and so on?
How will you identify different issues if several
occur during one project? It is helpful to number
them so that you can identify issues easily when dis-
cussing them in progress meetings.
If change orders are needed, how will those be
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