JOB PURPOSE: The incumbent contributes to the achievement of the Companys Mandate and Strategic Objectives by administering programmes related to the design, planning and implementation of projects to secure the physical, social and economic regeneration of East Port of Spain. MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Oversee preparation of a comprehensive integrated development plan and regeneration strategy for East Port-of-Spain. 2. Review development plans and projects for compliance with planning and environmental regulations and building codes. 3. Formulate for Statutory approval, conceptual plans, redevelopment plans and designs to create sustainable communities and economically viable urban business districts. 4. Conduct or commission research to develop and maintain a database of planning-related and socioeconomic information, including demographic information, community economic data and assets, and geo-technical information. 5. Liaise with central and local government agencies responsible for physical, social, economic and environmental planning and implementation. 6. Establish, implement and maintain procedures and guidelines to ensure a fully participatory approach to planning and development. 7. Identify projects and prepare project/design briefs to achieve the objective of the plan and regeneration strategy. 8. Oversee implementation of development projects in accordance with approved development plans. 9. Mange the performance of the team members to ensure staff development, productivity, accountability, quality service and appropriate levels and development of resources. 10. Preform related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS " Graduate Degree in Urban Planning, Project Management, Engineering or other relevant discipline; " Ten (10) years post qualification experience with a minimum of five (5) years in a similar position; " Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated skills in land-use planning and/or project planning and implementation; " Ability to coordinate comprehensive land-use planning programmes and effectively administer development related codes and standards; " Supervisory skills; " Problem solving skills; " Project Management; " Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
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