BUSINESS UNIT:
LOCATION: WESTMOORINGS
JOB TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT- GROUP CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
REPORTS TO: MANAGER- GROUP CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
OFFICE OF GROUP CEO


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Administrative Assistant- Group Corporate Communications performs administrative duties to support the Manager- Group Corporate Communications.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide phone and visitor reception support, by screening calls as needed, responding to routine inquiries and forwarding calls to the appropriate party. Responsible for collection and distribution of mail. Schedule/ co-ordinate department meetings, appointments, workshops when necessary. Responsible for arranging meetings when necessary. Develop and maintain an appropriate filing system and department databases on Shared folders. Responsible for the co-ordination of payments of all expenses related to the GSSL Marketing Communications budgets. Responsible for all Oracle entries regarding payments of the GSSL Marketing Communications budgets. Responsible for the tracking of expenses on the relevant department databases. Prepare responses via letter regarding donation requests. Support department Corporate Communications QUALIFICATIONS:
5 CXC/ CSEC (At least Grade II) passes including Mathematics and English Language 3 A Level/ CAPE (At least Grade B) passes

EXPERIENCE:
2 years experience in an Administrative capacity or similar position.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Job Knowledge / Skills Initiative Planning / Organizing / Flexibility Interpersonal/ Communication Skills Team Orientation Emotional Intelligence
PERSONALITY:
The Administrative Assistant must be highly confident and trustworthy. He/ She must be organized and be able to use his/her initiative. He/ She must be able to provide support to the department and be a good team player. The incumbent must possess a high level of social, interactive and customer service skills


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT:
LOCATION: WESTMOOORINGS
JOB TITLE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE ASSISTANT
REPORTS TO: MANAGER- I.T. GOVERNANCE AND CONTROLS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The IT Governance Assistant is the executor of the Governance of the IT function across the group. This position administers the IT Governance controls to ensure that decision making, management and execution are done in line with Governance Policies and Guidelines.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Verify that Business Unit and IT heads understand and comply with IT Governance requirements. Verify that IT decisions are aligned with Business Objectives and performance. Evaluate and report on the IT Governance Controls in place. Assist with the definition of KPIs Assist with the benchmarking of IT processes Quality & Compliance reviews: Management of the IT Governance Communication plan Financial and Vendor Administration QUALIFICATIONS:
5 CXC/ CSEC (At least Grade II) passes including Mathematics and English Language 3 A Level/ CAPE (At least Grade B) passes Diploma in Business Management from a recognized tertiary level educational institution.

EXPERIENCE:
2 - 3 years experience in an IT environment or in a similar role Knowledge of Accounting, Budgeting and Procurement principles.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Job Knowledge / Skills Initiative Problem Solving / Analytical Planning / Organizing / Flexibility Interpersonal/ Communication Skills Team Orientation
PERSONALITY:
The IT Governance Assistant must be logical, meticulous and extremely detail oriented. He/ she must also be able to exercise independent judgment and take action on it. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal/ communication skills and be able to interact with persons at all levels throughout the organization. Time management skills are critical as the incumbent will be required to manage multiple tasks that may carry competing deadlines.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT:
LOCATION: WESTMOORINGS/CHAGUANAS
JOB TITLE: DATA ENGINEER
REPORTS TO: MANAGER- BUSINESS SOLUTIONS AND SERVICE SUPPORT
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Data Engineer drives the development and maintenance of a Data Architecture that will be leveraged to consolidate data across systems and produce Data Analytics. He/ she also directs the changes, interfaces, user access controls, and operations for systems that house and impact Data Integrity.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintenance of the Group Data Architecture and corresponding data standards Conduct Data integrity reviews on systems Provide solutions for Analytics, reports, and Data sharing for projects and changes Maintenance of a Common Data Dictionary for the various Group Systems Operate and maintain systems used to integrate and federate data Set up and Govern trusted unified Data repositories and sources To perform any other job-related duties as assigned by the Manager QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree (At least 2nd Class Honors) in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field from a recognized tertiary educational institution. COBIT/ ITIL Certifications.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 3 years experience with Database Systems. Core member of at least two IT analytics projects. Authored at least 10 major IT security Policies / Standards. Must have built and / or maintained at least two major CRM, Data integration systems. Sound knowledge of application and information integration. Knowledge Web services, JAVA, .NET, and Legacy systems and their data exchange protocols Knowledge of Data Architecture, Data Science and Data Analytics

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Problem Solving/ Analytical Skills Planning/ Organization/ Flexibility Interpersonal/ Communication Skills Initiative Emotional Intelligence Job Knowledge/ Skills
PERSONALITY:
The Data Engineer must be a logical, methodical and highly self- motivated individual. He/ she must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and colleagues. Emotional intelligence and Critical Thinking skills must be inherent. The incumbent must be able to plan effectively and remain calm in situations of uncertainty


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT
LOCATION: WESTMOORINGS
JOB TITLE: INVESTMENT ANALYST
REPORTS TO: VP- INVESTMENTS
GAM INVESTMENTS


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Investment Analyst is expected to review, evaluate and recommend investment opportunities for investment by the various portfolios under management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review, evaluate and recommend fixed income and/or equity securities for investment. Assist with the preparation of all regulatory and management reports. Conduct economic and financial research on various financial markets and economies. Participate in conference calls/analyst meeting for current or prospective holdings. Assist with the Budgeting and Forecasting exercise for the Group. Participate in the preparation of yield curves and valuations. Participate as a member/invitee of the Executive Investment Committees governing the respective portfolios Draft articles, research papers, newsletters and commentary on the global and domestic economy, investments, trends and outlook for client circulation and publication. Review and approve daily NAV calculations. QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree (At least 2nd class honors) from a recognized tertiary educational institution in Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field from a recognized university or institution.

EXPERIENCE:
At least 2 years experience in the investment management industry in a research or analytical position

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Planning/Organizing/Flexibility Initiative Problem Solving/Analytical Skills Job Knowledge/Skills Continuous Improvement Interpersonal/Communication Skills
PERSONALITY:
The Investment Analyst must have the ability to build a strong network of internal and external relationships. He/ She must be able to communicate effectively with professionals across the Group. Analytical skills and knowledge of the global macroeconomic environment is essential.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN GENERAL INSURANCE LIMITED
LOCATION: MARAVAL ROAD
JOB TITLE: BUSINESS SUPPORT ANALYST
REPORTS TO: AVP- TRINIDAD OPERATIONS


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Business Support Analyst supports the Assistant Vice President by monitoring and reporting on the performance of the organization. Additionally, the Analyst performs the role of Project Coordinator for all Business Unit Projects.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with the development of the Business Unit Scorecard; monitor and capture goal milestones in the quarterly executive reports. Compile and prepare Executive Reports and all other standard reports and ad-hoc reports requested by the line (e.g. Statistical data, Portfolio analysis, Budget drivers) Review and analyze reporting needs, construct report format and liaise with the relevant resources where necessary Prepare and monitor the Business Unit’s expense and revenue budgets Work closely with the business users to understand the business requirements Assist the line in conducting portfolio analysis and make recommendations that can positively influence Source Market data and complete statistical analysis Assist line management with required data analysis, interpretation, modification and documentation, as required QUALIFICATIONS:
First degree in Business, Management or a related field from a recognized Tertiary level educational institution ( at least upper second class honors) 5 CXC/ CSEC passes (At least Grade 2) including Mathematics and English Language. 2 A Level/ CAPE passes. (At least Grade B)

EXPERIENCE:
2 - 3 years experience in a similar role or within the Insurance Industry.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Problem Solving / Analytical Skills Interpersonal/ Communication Skills Planning/ Organization/ Flexibility Job Knowledge/ Skills Initiative Team Orientation
PERSONALITY:
The Business Support Analyst must be able to work with minimum supervision and should possess the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively while meeting deadlines. He/ She must be highly motivated with strong work ethics and an excellent team spirit. He/ She must be have the ability to demonstrate the use of Emotional Intelligence when communicating with all stakeholders


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN LIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN LIMITED
LOCATION: MARAVAL
JOB TITLE: ANALYST/PROGRAMMER II
REPORTS TO: MANAGER-INFORMATION SYSTEMS


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Analyst/Programmer II provides technical support to the Team Leader and the team of Systems Analysts/Programmers while playing a key role in developing systems that will ensure that GLOC retains its strategic position.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, develop and enhance application software. Interact with Business Analysts and users in determining solutions. Provide technical/application support to end users via frontline (Helpdesk). Provide a measure of support and expertise to other programmers including coding and design reviews Keep abreast of current developments and trends in the world of Information Technology especially as it relates to application/software development with a view to making, along with the Team Leader, recommendations to management. To function as either a project member or project manager as assigned and in accordance with the project charter and the respective roles and responsibilities. To perform any other job-related duties as assigned by the Manager or Team Leader. QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree in Computer Science with emphasis on logic and algorithms. Preference will be given to Upper Second Degree or higher. At least 5 CXC/CSEC Passes including Mathematics and English At least 3 A Level passes or CAPE equivalent

EXPERIENCE:
3 - 5 years experience in business application programming or in a similar role. A minimum of three (3) years experience in Web based programming, .net and Object oriented programming. Sound knowledge of Project Management techniques

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Problem Solving / Analytical Skills Interpersonal/ Communication Skills Planning/ Organization/ Flexibility Job Knowledge / Skills Initiative Team Orientation
PERSONALITY:
The Analyst/Programmer II must be friendly, confident and have the ability to interact with all levels of staff. He/she must be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while being thorough, persistent, focused and analytical, always demonstrating a professional work ethic. The incumbent must be articulate and possess the ability to clearly communicate ideas/ solutions for optimal results.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN LIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN LIMITED
LOCATION: MARAVAL
JOB TITLE: SYSTEMS BUSINESS ANALYST
REPORTS TO: MANAGER-INFORMATION SYTEMS


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Systems Business Analyst manages a range of activities including providing training on auditing and facilitating the authorization and implementation of changes for which the business requires new or amended system support.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identify and document system gaps for new product specifications. Liaise with the various business units to analyze functional requirements and produce specifications for changes and additions to systems. Facilitate and administer the change request process Manage all testing activities to ensure solutions are qualified, including identification of the test team, schedules, plan documentation, preparation and review of test scripts and prep of the test environment. Identify, analyze and implement data quality controls. Act as the liaison between the Business Units and IT development teams Follow-up and support the post deployment of system changes Document and present on the impact of new products on the various information systems Develop a training plan to support learning Work with Business Analysts to develop prodecures QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree in Computer Science or Information Science with emphasis on logic and algorithms. Preference will be given to Upper Second Degree or higher. At least 5 CXC/CSEC Passes including Mathematics and English At least 3 A Level passes or CAPE equivalent

EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of 3 - 5 years experience in the Insurance Industry or in a similar role. Sound knowledge of Project Management and Process design techniques. Sound understanding of Data Management

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Problem Solving / Analytical Skills Interpersonal/ Communication Skills Planning/ Organization/ Flexibility Job Knowledge/ Skills Initiative Team Orientation
PERSONALITY:
The Systems Business Analyst must possess superior problem solving and analytical skills. He/ She must be able to work under minimum supervision and should possess the ability to manage tasks effectively while meeting deadlines. He/ She must be highly motivated with strong work ethics and an excellent team spirit. Excellent interpersonal and communication should be inherent as the incumbent will be expected to interact with staff at all levels


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN LIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN LIMITED
LOCATION: WESTMOORINGS
JOB TITLE: SENIOR UNDERWRITER
REPORTS TO: MANAGER- CLIENT ACQUISITION
CLIENT ACQUISITION


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Senior Underwriter reviews and assesses applications for life insurance, based on agreed upon limits in accordance with set company guidelines, as well as providing support to the Client Acquisition Manager supervising other Underwriters and support staff and ensuring the Department functions in an efficient manner meeting its productivity targets.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Underwrite applications for individual life insurance within specified time period, discussing problem cases with Chief Underwriter / Reinsurers. Review underwriting decisions on cases above underwriters limits and ensure that all guidelines have been adhered to. Ensure that underwriting error rate within specified limits is maintained. Ensure that the department achieves customer satisfaction level within specified limits. Respond to queries within specified time period. Provide feedback to parties when it is impossible to meet this standard Manage complaints from agents with respect to underwriting performance. Provide reports in order to support business intelligence needs Maintain and update codes in systems relative to underwriting functions Work with Business Analyst to establish procedures Lead, mentor, train and motivate QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree from a recognized tertiary level educational institution. ACS designation. FLMI Designation, FALU certification, UND 386

EXPERIENCE:
7 years Underwriting experience with at least three (3) years in a Supervisory capacity. Sound knowledge of all Company products.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Motivation/Empowerment Planning/Organizing/Flexibility Leadership/ Vision Job Knowledge/ Skills Decision Making/ Risk Taking Interpersonal Communication Skills Problem Solving / Analytical Skills Initiative
PERSONALITY:
The Senior Underwriter must be self-motivated and vibrant. He/ She must be able to demonstrate the ability to use initiative and should possess the ability to work under stress. The Senior Underwriter must be able to effectively delegate tasks, motivate and empower staff to perform under stressful conditions. The Senior Underwriter must possess very good communication and interpersonal skills.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT:
LOCATION: LONG CIRCULAR ROAD
JOB TITLE: JUNIOR BUSINESS ANALYST
REPORTS TO: MANAGER- FINANCIAL SYSTEMS SUPPORT
FINANCE


JOB OBJECTIVE:
This Junior Business Analyst acts as a bridge between Finance, IT and the Business Units. He/she has responsibility for gathering of the requirements, completing functional designs of solutions to financial systems, testing solutions developed and implementing same for financial systems (Oracle and Check Plus Production environment).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide support and assist in the elicitation and documentation of business and system requirements using various and appropriate established methodologies. Provide support for the development and documentation of functional designs for changes in systems or processes. Attend meetings with the Business Analyst, Finance Management and IT Project Leads to assist them in interpreting functional design in the development of technical specifications for issues related to Oracle EBS and/or CheckPlus. Work with Test Lead and Testers to provide support in translating requirements and functional design into test scripts. Perform Unit and/or Functional testing for Oracle EBS and CheckPlus projects and training users on any new systems and processes developed. Build Oracle EBS reports based on functional specifications provided. QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree in Computing, Information Systems or a related field from a recognized tertiary level educational institution. 5 CXC/ CSEC passes including Mathematics and English Language 2 A Level/ CAPE passes

EXPERIENCE:
2 - 3 years experience in Business Process Re-Engineering. At least 1 year experience using Process Mapping, UML, ERD diagrams in documenting business requirements. 2 - 3 years experience with the use of SQL or other database languages.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Planning/Organizing/Flexibility Interpersonal/Communication Skills Job Knowledge/Skills Team Orientation Continuous Improvement Problem Solving/Analytical Skills
PERSONALITY:
The Junior Business Analyst must be meticulous, systematic and logical. He/she must be able to manage time and resources efficiently. He/she must possess the ability to perform large amounts of numerical work with speed and accuracy. He/she must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and must be able to provide clear, concise and timely reports/responses to both technical and functional staff.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN GENERAL INSURANCE LIMITED
LOCATION: MARAVAL ROAD
JOB TITLE: SYSTEMS ANALYST/PROGRAMMER I & II
REPORTS TO: TEAM LEADER- INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Systems Analyst/ Programmer is required to develop and maintain software solutions that support the companys business requirements while at the same time responding to the needs of the End User

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, develop and enhance application software. Interact with Business Analysts and users in determining solutions. Provide technical/application support to end users via frontline (Helpdesk). Keep abreast of current developments and trends in the world of information technology especially as it relates to application/software development. To perform any other job-related duties assigned by the Manager or Team Leader QUALIFICATIONS:
5 CXC/ CSEC passes including Mathematics and English Language 2 A Level/ CAPE passes. First Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a relevant field from a recognized tertiary level educational institution.

EXPERIENCE:
2- 4 years experience in an Information Technology role with at least 2 years experience with business application programming Knowledge of business application programming. Knowledge and at least one (1) year experience in web based programming. Knowledge of Solutions designs.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Growth Serving People Problem Solving/Analytical Initiative Planning Organizing/Flexibility Interpersonal Communication Skills Team Orientation Job Knowledge/Skills
PERSONALITY:
The Systems Analyst/Programmer must be friendly, confident and have the ability to interact with all levels of staff. He/she must be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while being thorough, persistent, focused and analytical, always demonstrating a professional work ethic.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN LIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN LIMITED
LOCATION: WESTMOORINGS
JOB TITLE: SENIOR MANAGER- MARKETING, SALES AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
REPORTS TO: PRESIDENT- GUARDIAN LIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN LIMITED


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Senior Manager is required to maximize profits through Sales and Marketing Strategies that match customer requirements, promoting company products and services, building key customer relationships and identifying business opportunities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Formulate and execute approved marketing strategies. Identify business opportunities and client prospects for targeted market segments, evaluating their position in the industry and obtaining approvals to pursue acquisition. Identify product improvements/enhancements and new products by remaining current on industry trends Collaborate with the line Managers in preparing budgets and formulate methods for monitoring performance against established targets. Direct market research on market segments and perform analysis for strategic action and execution of plans. Direct the workflow of advertising and Communications campaigns, Manage strategic relationships and support, cultivate and grow new relationships with our customers Network and establish links, keeping abreast of prospects for business, seizing sales opportunities energetically and solicit business to build the portfolio in keeping with the company's objectives and capacity QUALIFICATIONS:
First Degree in Marketing and Communication, Business Administration or any related discipline from a recognized tertiary level educational institution. Postgraduate qualification in a related field. IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) Certified.

EXPERIENCE:
5-7 years proven experience in a similar role At least 5 years experience managing people Sound understanding of Market research techniques, data and statistical analysis. Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities. Working Knowledge of Life and Health Insurance and its products would be an asset

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Work Ethic Quality Customer Service Orientation Developing Others Achievement Orientation Leadership & Communication Strategic Orientation Change Leadership Implementation Decision Making/Risk Taking Emotional Intelligence
PERSONALITY:
The Senior Manager must be a strategic thinker and possess strong business acumen. He/ She must be articulate, methodical, and be willing to take calculated risk. He/ She must have the ability to encourage and empower others to embrace change. The incumbent must be customer focused and display high levels of emotional intelligence. The position requires an individual who is confident, self- driven and has a passion for innovation.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen

BUSINESS UNIT: GUARDIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT
LOCATION: WESTMOORINGS
JOB TITLE: INVESTMENT ADVISOR
REPORTS TO: MANAGER- SALES


JOB OBJECTIVE:
The Investment Advisor acquires, develops and maintains an affluent client base for the company, utilizing its suite of Mutual Funds as well as upselling its Private Wealth offering where possible. He/She offers basic financial and investment advice, demonstrated by a thorough understanding of the companys products and services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Generate business through acquisition of new clients Increase assets under management of existing clients through sale of additional products Daily Sales activities - prospecting, client meetings etc., update Pipeline Keep abreast of competitor and market information Keep clients abreast of GAMISLs new product offerings Assist clients with selection of investment options. Keep clients abreast of their investment performance Facilitate yearly portfolio allocation sessions with clients Conduct client education seminars Assist the Manager - Sales with defining, segmenting and targeting of GAMISLs Market Generate referrals, develop Centers of Influence (COIs) Ensuring that clients information is regularly updated to meet Compliance guidelines QUALIFICATIONS:
A First Degree from a recognized tertiary educational institution preferably in Finance or finance related

EXPERIENCE:
At least two (2) years working experience in the financial services environment. At least two (2) years sales experience in a similar capacity with a proven track record of developing financial customers.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Integrity Growth Quality Serving People Planning/Organizing/Flexibility Interpersonal and Communication Skills Problem Solving/Analytical Skills Decision Making/Risk Taking Initiative Job Knowledge/Skills
PERSONALITY:
The Investment Advisor (IA) will be extremely professional, articulate, knowledgeable, self-motivated, confident and driven to succeed in a competitive environment. He/She must demonstrate integrity and trustworthiness, have superior listening skills, have a forward thinking approach and be able to function independently. The IA must also be comfortable working as part of a team when required to do so.


CONTACT via Email: Christa Gayadeen