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for Galeota-Based Equipment Rental Company
Marketing of equipment for rent throughout Trinidad and
Oversight of all company operations -- procurement, ticketing,
invoicing, monthly reporting, equipment maintenance, transport,
work on job sites
Oversight of all personnel involved in operations -- recruitment,
daily assignments and general HR issues
Experience in a similar capacity at a supervisory or
Personable, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, particularly Word
A competitive compensation package inclusive of vehicle is
Please send all applications by July 10, 2013 to:
PO Box 42 San Fernando
and/or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are to be labelled
Application - "Galeota Operations Manager"
The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (the Authority) is an
independent body established to regulate the telecommunications and
broadcasting sectors. Our Corporate Culture incorporates teamwork, a strong
work ethic and individual professionalism. Applications are being invited from
dynamic, forward-thinking individuals for the following position:
To provide the confidential and administrative support necessary for the efficient
and effective operation of the Authority's Tobago office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate special projects by organizing and coordinating information and
requirements; planning and arranging meeting schedules and monitoring
• Manage the receipt and distribution process for license and concession
• Process payments from consumers in accordance with established procedures.
• Maintain confidentiality of clients' and the Authority's classified, restricted
and/or proprietary information.
• Respond to incoming requests for information and queries and provide
information on the Authority's regulations and policies ensuring accurate
documentation of feedback.
• Perform basic office support functions - maintaining records of incoming /
outgoing correspondence including faxes; data entry; word processing; and
filing in accordance with established procedures.
• Coordinate work programs and liaise with external suppliers, contractors and
service providers for general maintenance services for the Authority's Tobago
• Identify and pursue opportunities to optimize office effectiveness and
• Perform other related duties as required by job function.
Qualifications and Experience
• Training as evidenced by the possession of an Associate Degree in Business
Administration or Facilities Management, Social Sciences or equivalent
• A minimum of five (5) CXC General passes including English and
• At least five (5) years administrative experience including supervision,
organization, coordination and performance of duties at a supervisory level.
• Training and experience in Event Management will be an asset
• Proficient in MS Office Suite inclusive of MS Project.
Applications should be submitted no later than Monday 8th July, 2013 to:
Manager, Human Resources
Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago
#5, Eighth Avenue Extension, off Twelfth Street, Barataria,
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
or email: email@example.com
Late applications will not be accepted and unsuitable
applications will not be acknowledged
We have all experienced that
appalling sense of having far too much
work to do and too little time to do it
in. We can choose to ignore this, and
work unreasonably long hours to stay
on top of our workload. The alternative
is to work more intelligently, by focusing
on the things that are important for
job success and reducing the time we
spend on low priority tasks.
Job Analysis is the first step in doing
this, and it s a key technique for man-
aging job overload---an important source
To do an excellent job, you need to
understand fully what is expected of
you. While this may seem obvious, in
the hurly-burly of a new, fast-moving,
high-pressure role, it is oftentimes
something that is easy to overlook.
By understanding the priorities in
your job, and what constitutes success
within it, you can focus on these activ-
ities and minimise work on other tasks
as much as possible. This helps you
get the greatest return from the work
you do, and keep your workload under
Job analysis is a useful technique for
getting a firm grip on what really is
important in your job so that you are
able to perform excellently. It helps you
to cut through clutter and distraction
to get to the heart of what you need
Note that this tool takes two forms:
the short-form we discuss here assumes
that your organiSation is already well
organised and that its job descriptions,
review criteria and incentives are well-
aligned and correct. The long-form,
helps you to deal with jobs where this
is not the case; here, inconsistent job
design can cause enormous stress.
Using the Tool
To conduct a job analysis, go through
the following steps:
1. Review Formal Job Documentation
Look at your job description. Identify
the key objectives and priorities within
it. Look at the forms for the periodic
performance reviews. These show pre-
cisely the behaviors that will be reward-
ed and, by implication, show those that
will be punished.
Find out what training is available
for the role. Ensure that you attend
appropriate training so that you know
as much as possible about what you
need to know.
Look at incentive schemes to under-
stand the behaviours that these reward.
2. Understand the Organisation s
Strategy and Culture
Your job exists for a reason -- this
will ultimately be determined by the
strategy of the organisational unit you
work for. This strategy is often expressed
in a mission statement. In some way,
what you do should help the organi-
sation achieve its mission (if it does
not, you have to ask yourself how secure
the job is!).
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