MAURITIUS PUBLIC SERVICE
Vacancy for Post of Agricultural Planning Officer
Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security
Applications are invited from qualified candidates who wish to be considered
for appointment as Agricultural Planning Officer in the Ministry of Agro
Industry and Food Security.
II. AGE LIMIT
Candidates, unless already in the service, should not have reached their 40th
birthday by the closing date for the submission of applications.
1. Candidates should possess:
a Cambridge Higher School Certificate or passes in at least two
subjects obtained on one certificate at the General Certificate of
Education “Advanced Level”; and
a degree in Agricultural Economics or Economics from a
Equivalent qualifications to A and B above acceptable to the Public
Candidates should also:-
be computer literate;
be able to express themselves clearly and forcefully on economic
have a knowledge of statistical methods and experience in the
interpretation of statistical materials.
Experience in economic analysis and economic policy formulation and planning
in the agricultural sector is desirable.
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Qualification at 1. A above should have been obtained prior to qualification at
1. B above. However, candidates who, as at 30 June 2003, did not possess the
qualification at 1. A above will also be considered provided they hold -
(a) a Cambridge School Certificate or Passes obtained on one certificate at
the General Certificate of Education “Ordinary Level” either (i) in five
subjects including English Language with at least Grade C in any two
subjects or (ii) in six subjects including English Language with at least
Grade C in any one subject.
(b) a Master’s Degree or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised
institution in one of the fields at 1.B