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REGULATED INDUSTRIES COMMISSION
The Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) is a regulatory body, established by Act No.
26 of 1998, to regulate the Water and Electricity Sectors. The Commission is currently
seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of:
Chief Financial Officer
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Financial Officer is generally accountable
for performing the regulatory finance functions of the Commission, including the provi-
sion of advice and analysis on accounting and financial matters of service providers for
the purposes of rating, standard setting and compliance, and managing the finances of
the organization, including administration of the Commission's business contracts and
Nature & Scope
The Chief Financial Officer is primarily responsible for performing audits, examinations
and analyses of regulated utilities involving regulatory issues, the application of regula-
tory theory in setting up accounting guidelines for monitoring utilities' performance, and
for contributing in the rate making process of the Commission. The position is also
responsible for directing the financial operations of the Commission in accordance with
generally accepted accounting principles.
Applicants are invited to view full details of the position on the RIC's website:
Applications together with documentary evidence of Academic Qualifications, Training
and Experience and the names and contact numbers of two (2) referees should reach:
The Manager, Human Resources and Administration
Regulated Industries Commission
c/o Furness House, 3rdFloor
Cor. Wrightson Road and Independence Square
PORT OF SPAIN
Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
Closing date: March 04, 2014
We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the RIC but advise that only candi-
dates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Leader of the Congress of the People
(COP) Prakash Ramadhar says the
party s campaign for the 2015 general
election has begun.
He was speaking at a news confer-
ence at the party s Charlieville office
"The campaign for 2015 has started
in this party and the COP intends to
reclaim its place and space that we
were popular for before the 2010 (gen-
eral) election," he added.
The COP is one of the coalition
member units of the People s Partner-
The next general election is due by
May next year.
Ramadhar said since the COP joined
the Government, "There seemed to
have been a dormancy within the party
for persons to take action, and we
require and demand it now."
He said a lot of the policies of the
Government were based on proposals
and measures initiated by the COP.
It was now important for the party
to "stand outside of the government
and speak to the issues we had gone
into government and delivered on," he
said, adding, "It is really about re-iden-
tifying our value, purpose and achieve-
The COP leader said a lot of the
achievements of the Government had
been lost because of inadequate com-
munication systems and while the COP
worked within the Government, "The
arms of the party must speak loudly
on the work of the Government and
the arms of the party."
Ramadhar, who is also Legal Affairs
Minister, said the COP was advocating
a green policy, which relates to the
preservation of the natural environ-
Ramadhar also said the COP s inter-
nal elections were due by the first week
of July, but hinted that it might be called
earlier. He said he had not yet decided
if he would seek re-election as leader.
Johnny Soong, right, son of the late Maurice Soong, with other close relatives of the Soong family, during
the funeral service yesterday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, San Fernando. The
San Fernando businessman died last Wednesday at the age of 78, after a long battle with cancer. He was
the owner of the popular Great Wall Restaurant on Circular Road. PHOTO: TONY HOWELL
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