The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service Beltraide invites application forms from a suitably qualified Information Technology Officer.

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service is a statutory body of the Government of Belize mandated to perform functions and duties related to:

1)     Trade Development and Promotion

2)     Investment Generation and Promotion

3)     Enterprise Development and Facilitation

BELTRAIDE operates within the portfolio of the Ministry of Trade, Investment Promotion, Private Sector Development, and Consumer Protection.

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced person for the post of Information Technology Officer.


  1. Inline with the organization’s IT Strategy,the IT Officer main responsibility is to:
  •         Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP);
  •         Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing, computer systems operations and         development, and for overall organisation ICT development;
  •         Meet with directors to discuss unit system requirements and specifications, including timeline for technology acquisition;
  •         Submit a status report (inclusive of recommendations) on BELTRAIDE’s IT infrastructure quarterly;
  •         Manage Linux Server (in command line);
  •         Monitor security of all technology; including the issuance of building ID/Security passes;
  •         Troubleshoot hardware, software, and network operating systems;
  •         Provide recommendations about accessing information and support;
  •         Make recommendations about purchase of technological resources.


The successful applicant must possess:

a)     Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology Systems or equivalent

b)     Minimum of (2) two years in network administration or information technology system management

c)      Second language is a requirement preferably Spanish


An attractive, commensurate with qualification and experience, is being offered.


Letters of Application are to be addressed to:

Ms. Lejia Melanie Gideon

Acting Executive Director

Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE)

#14 Orchid Garden

City of Belmopan

Cayo District




a)     Proof of educational qualification (copy of certificate of highest educational qualification to be attached to letter of application)

b)     Proof of work experience along with two letters of reference, one of which should be from a most recent employer (to be attached to the Letter of Application)

d) Copy of a valid Belizean driver’s license



The closing date and time for the receipt of applications is
5:00 p.m. on Friday 18th July, 2014.