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Chief Technical Director (GMG/CTD 1)

Under the direct supervision of the Permanent Secretary, the Chief Technical Director (GMG/CTD 1) provides strategic and technical support to the office of the Permanent Secretary by leading and managing the technical arms/operations (Industry, Commerce and Trade) of the Ministry towards the development and attainment of the goals of the priority areas and imperatives approved in accordance with the mandate of the Ministry. The position forms a critical part of the technical capability of the senior management tier in the Ministry as it seeks to lend support towards research, project monitoring and evaluation and definition of the scope, reach and impact of the effectiveness of the Ministry’s portfolio.


Position Requirements: 


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Public Administration or equivalent related discipline
  •  At least five (5) years’ experience in a senior technical position in Government or a relatively large private company
  • Sound knowledge of the Jamaican Industrial sector and general wider business sector including the micro, small and medium size-enterprises

The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.


4 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904

Opening hours: 
Mondays - Thursdays:  8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fridays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.