Director, Organisational Development and Performance Management (GMG/SEG 3)

Director, Organisational Development and Performance Management (GMG/SEG 3) (NOT VACANT) 

Human Resource Management and Development Division 

Salary Range: $2,453,125 – $2,915,995 per annum and any allowances attached to the post



Under the direction of the Director, Human Resource Management and Development, the Director Organisational Development and Performance Management provides management advisory and support services to the Ministry and facilitates the change management initiatives, ensuring that business processes and structures are in accordance with the Ministry’s strategic objectives.  



Management/Administrative Responsibilities

  • Participates in the preparation and monitoring of the Division’s Operational Plan and Budget;
  • Participates in the development and implementation of Human Resource policies and plan;
  • Assists with the human resource management functions (recruitment, selection, appointment, acting/promotion, performance management, discipline and separation) within the Ministry;


Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Documents areas in need of strengthening in terms of structure, systems and human resource development;
  • Conducts preliminary surveys to determine and define the objectives and scope of study and determine appropriate methods and techniques to be employed and the requisite Terms of Reference;
  • Develops detailed plan of action, in collaboration with the relevant parties including targets and deadlines;
  • Collects job related data through interviews, questionnaires, observations and examines records to validate findings;
  • Examines the delegation and exercise of authority, grouping of functions and inter-relationship of organisational entities to determine significant bearing on departmental activities;
  • Develops specific recommendations/solutions to problems identified including changes in organisation and dimension of work boundaries and relationship regarding authority and accountability, functional and communication, existing legislation, manpower utilisation, forms and office layout;
  • Develops new and revised job descriptions;
  • Prepares charts of existing and proposed organisational structures;
  • Prepares and submits proposal to the Corporate Management Establishment Branch, Ministry of Finance and Public Service;
  • Examines the operations and workflow of selected divisions/units to determine systemic weakness e.g. duplications/overlaps, waste as well as activities that do not add value to the process and prepare/revise work process flow charts;
  • Updates/prepares operational manual/s to reflect changes in policy/operations;
  • Manages the implementation of the Performance Management System;
  • Monitors the Performance Management System within the Ministry to ensure equity and fairness.
  • Develops and reviews Competency Framework within the Ministry;
  • Develops and reviews Performance Management System Manuals and guidelines;
  • Reviews work plans and performance reports for staff in the Ministry and ensures that work plans are properly prepared and reflect measurable performance indicators;
  • Manages the annual performance evaluation/appraisal review system.



Technical/Core Competencies

  • Sound knowledge of the general operations of the machinery of government, especially the Public Sector Human Resource Management and Development framework
  • Sound knowledge of the Public Sector Human Resource policies and procedures (Public Service Regulations, Staff Orders, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Project Management
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant computer applications and systems
  • Excellent customer service skills and quality focus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent negotiating and persuading skills
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Good ethical principles and sound integrity
  • Good interpersonal and analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and cooperative
  • Ability to effectively manage external relationships



  • First Degree in Human Resource Management/Development, Public Administration or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution;
  • Specialised training in Management Analysis;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in human resource management preferably within the public sector.


Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Friday, February 12, 2021 to:


Director, Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport

4-6 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5


We thank all applicants for their expressions of interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


Minister's charge

I remain hopeful because of the giftedness of the Jamaican people; their warmth and creativity; their dynamism and indomitable spirit that have resulted in excellence in all sectors.

It is by tapping into the gifts and awakening the spirit of the Jamaican people that we will, by God’s grace, re-group, re-engineer and re-open to a brighter future with Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport.

Olivia Grange


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  4-6 Trafalgar Road

Kingston 5

Jamaica, W.I.

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