Computer Systems Officer Statistical Management

Posted by Ministry of Finance & Economic Management

Job Title: Computer Systems Officer Statistical Management

Location: Brades, Montserrat
Salary: EC$50,976.00 - $60,480.00 / Year + Allowances Transport - $9,600.00
Expiry Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Posted by Ministry of Finance & Economic Management

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Computer Systems Officer, within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.


To provide professional technical leadership in establishing the direction and effectiveness of the Information Systems within the Statistics Department.


  • Manage the Information Technology and Computer Systems to include but not limited to: Developing, implementing, operating and administering Computer Software and Information Systems as required; Develop and implement policies and procedures for Electronic data processing, computer systems operations and website development as required; Schedule and coordinate IT Security Audits periodically or as needed; Plan, organize and evaluate the operations of Information Systems within the department; Conduct pre-testing of systems assigned and make proper modifications.

  • Ensure the technology is accessible and equipped with modern software to include but not limited to: Troubleshooting hardware, software and network operating systems in the Department; Investigate, identify and prepare proposals to resolve specific operational issues within any affected area; Design and develop the use of new applications, systems software and upgrades to existing applications; ensure that development projects match needs and requirements; Maintain current and accurate inventory of software and hardware resources; Gather, organize, and interpret data from the database to provide reports and to answer questions from end-users.

  • Monitor and maintain the technology to ensure maximum access to include but not limited to: Planning and overseeing the installation of new systems and equipment; Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources; Work closely with management, staff and clients to identify and design efficient workflow processes to meet current and future needs; Delegate work to the Data Entry Operators in keeping with the Department’s Work Plan. 

  • Consistently review and improve the Information Technology Business Continuity Plan for the department, including testing and upgrading. 

  • Oversee the collection, cleaning, transferring and loading of data. 

  • Maintain current and accurate knowledge of data storage and management best practices and maintaining metadata.

  • Provide technical support to the Geographic Information Services Center during Census and Surveys.

  • Develop and facilitate training and orientation sessions for internal Statistics Department stakeholders, ensuring that new staff members can utilize the IT systems and that all staff are comfortable using new systems.


The applicant should:-

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or a related field.
  • Have two (2) to five (5) years experience managing and querying complex databases on a variety of platforms including MS Windows, Oracle, Sequel and MySQL.
  • Be proficient in MS Office applications, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and creating macros for MS Office Applications.  
  • Be knowledgeable in computer hardware, software systems and troubleshooting, statistical software including SPSS, R Studio, Jupyter Notebook.
  • Understand object-oriented programming and SQL Database Servers.
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Be able to demonstrate good supervisory and management skills.


June 17, 2022

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Required Submissions

Please see below required submission(s):

  1. Covering Letter
  2. Completed Application Form
  3. Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae with full particulars of Experience
  4. Certified Copies of Qualifications
  5. Clear statement detailing why you are well qualified for the position
  6. Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees