Planning Institute of Jamaica



  • Organization TypeGovernment, Institute
  • HeadquartersJamaica
The Planning Institute of Jamaica is committed to leading the process of policy formulation on economic and social issues and external co-operation management to achieve sustainable development for the people of JAMAICA As the foremost planning agency of the government, the PIOJ’s functions include: - Initiating and coordinating the development of policies, plan and programmes for the economic, financial, social, cultural and physical development of Jamaica; - Advising the Government on major issues relating to economic, environmental and social policy; - Undertaking research on national development issues; - Providing technical and research support to the Cabinet; - Collecting, compiling, analysing, publishing and monitoring social status and economic performance data; - Managing external cooperation agreements and programmes; and, - Collaborating with external funding agencies in the identification and implementation of development projects.   The Institute also has responsibility to: - Interpret decisions on economic and social policy and integrate them into the national development programme; - Prepare economic models for the guidance of policymakers, investors and other planners; - Assess existing and projected social, economic and human resources and formulate plans for the most effective use of such resources; - Coordinate national, regional and sectoral development planning to facilitate the consistent and efficient implementation of projects and programmes; - Determine the economic, financial and technical feasibility of new development projects, and coordinate the implementation of ongoing projects; - Be instrumental in conceptualizing investment projects for national development - Maintain a national socio-economic library; - Prepare and disseminate socio-economic data and analysis through its publications - Prepare population projections; and, - Undertake consultant activities for local and foreign Government entities


Staff at Planning Institute of Jamaica have experience in


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • performance measurement


  • ec


  • jamaica
  • united states
  • dominica
  • japan
  • antigua and barbuda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • Jamaica (headquarters)
  • Kingston
  • 16 Oxford Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies


Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Public Administration
Research & Development
Economic Policy
Performance Measurement
Climate Change
Architecture / Design
Project Support
Events / Training
Procurement Process