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Career Opportunity: Assistant Advisor to the Deputy Governor

The Central Bank of Barbados is seeking to a fill a post of Assistant Advisor to the Deputy Governor.

Job Summary

To provide executive support on matters pertaining to the Governor ‘s Office

Key Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Maintain responsibility as the Deputy Governor’s contact between Governmental, local, regional and international stakeholders on business, banking, financial, economic, legislative, risk management, strategic, and other issues
  • Keep abreast of issues taking place in the business, banking, financial, economic, risk management, strategic, and legislative landscape and apprise the Deputy Governor, as required
  • Research and prepare reports and briefs on business, banking, financial, economic, legislative, and other issues and provide guidance and advice on resolution, where required
  • Facilitate critical aspects of the Deputy Governor’s deliverables by prioritising and proactively managing special projects and work assigned, some of which may have organisational impact, and seeing them through to successful completion
  • Maintain technical and professional competence by participating and making presentations in domestic, regional and international economic and business conferences and fora with the Deputy Governor or on the Deputy Governor’s behalf
  • Provide leadership to build relationships both internally and externally that are crucial to the success of the work of the Bank and follow up with contacts to maintain on-going business relationships
  • Assist in coordinating the Deputy Governor’s outreach programmes and responding to queries and requests on the Deputy Governor’s behalf 
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing any related tasks assigned


Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with all members of staff, representatives of national, regional and international agencies, and the general public.


  • A Master’s Degree in Economics, Banking, Finance, Law, Project Management, Risk Management, or in a related discipline with at least three (3) years’ practical experience in the aforementioned disciplines   
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), database, spreadsheet and word processing applications and social media web platforms would be an asset


The successful candidate must have:

  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion in relation to all matters
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills with the ability to perform and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals, work under pressure and meet timelines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Highly resourceful skills with the ability to work effectively in teams or independently, when required 
  • Ability to adapt to various competing demands and to demonstrate the highest level of service and response 
  • A results-oriented, forward-looking thinking ability with problem-solving and decision-making skills and the ability to identify issues and propose solutions 
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated learning agility to remain current with subject matter expertise

Timeline for Submission of Applications

Interested persons should submit their job application and curriculum vitae to the Director, Human Resources Department, at email address hrapplications@centralbank.org.bb  no later than January 26, 2024.