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Director - Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman

Job Details

  • Agency: National Workforce Development Agency
  • Reference: R03552019
  • Posted: 17-Dec-2019
  • Closing Date: 31-Jan-2020
  • Salary: CI$115,440 - CI$137,208
  • Job Description



Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) (“the Department”) is critical to the employment of Caymanians and the economic success of the Cayman Islands. The department is charged with assessing the labour needs in the market, developing and training Caymanians for these needs, providing Caymanians with work opportunities, supplying the market with the labour resources required and ensuring fair employment practices are in place for Caymanians.

The Director is responsible for overall strategic and operational management and leadership of WORC utilising the highest standards of customer service, effective communication and innovative information technology. Additionally, the Director will provide effective policy advice and managing operations relating to work permits, Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency matters.

Knowledge / Experience

Essential: Masters Degree in Law, Public Administration, Business or any related field plus 10 years relevant experience with at least 8 years in a senior management position Or a First Degree in Business, Law, Public Administration or a related field plus fifteen (15) years’ experience in a management position with at least five (5) years at leadership level.


Strong command and good leadership and motivational skills and ability to manage multiple stakeholders demands.

A proven background in strategic thinking and an ability to communicate and work effectively with people at all levels.

A working knowledge of computers, specifically MS Office programs and database applications.

Must have sound analytical judgment and the ability to make “on the spot decisions”, understand people and their motives, priorities and ensure accuracy and conformity of procedures.

Must be flexible and creative in adapting his/her knowledge and skills to unique situations.

Must have ability to deal sensitively with a diversity of languages and cultures, and to manage effectively high levels of stress and shifting priorities.

Please submit completed Government Application Form and, resume to:

Chief Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 111
5th Floor, Government Administration Building
Grand Cayman KY1-9000, CAYMAN ISLANDS

DEADLINE: 31 January, 2020

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.