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Research, clerical and administrative work

Uptown, PortSpain, Trinidad and Tobago
December 26, 2021

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Address: Lp ** Noriega Lane, Febeau Village, Laventille Rd, San Juan Home: 625-5076 Cell: 475-4333 Email:


To be a valuable asset by utilizing my educational qualification and work experience to contribute to organization achieving its goals and objectives SKILLS & ABILITIES

Data Collection

Research and Data Analysis and Management

Project Proposal Development

Research and Project Writing

Outreach and Project Management

Computer Literacy


July 4th, 2016 to January 5th 2021, Office of the Parliament: Level 5, Parliamentary Complex, Cabildo Building, St. Vincent Street, Port-of Spain. Graduate Research Assistant- Joint Select Committees: Public Administration and Appropriation Committee (PAAC) and the JSC on the Constitution (Amendment)

(Tobago Self-Government) Bill, 2018. Formerly on JSC Social Development and Public Administration and Local Authorities Service Commissions and Statutory Authorities ( Including the THA)

Supports the Committee in the execution of its mandate;

Performed in-depth investigation and extensive research on matters engaging the Committee;

Kept abreast of research locally, regionally and internationally;

Prepared inquiry proposals for consideration of committees in preparation of work programmes;

Assisted with developing and implementing the Committee’s research agenda;

Participated in the preparation of working papers, Minutes, invitation and other correspondence;

Prepared issue papers that included questions to be reviewed and utilized by Committee members during meetings;

Attended Committee meetings;

Assisted in the preparations and drafting of minutes of Committee meetings; 2

Organized, compiled, collated, reviewed, analysed and presented data from written and oral evidence submitted by ministries, state agencies or departments;

Prepared Committee reports that included findings and recommendations;

Maintained accurate records of meetings, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary;

Managed and respond to Committee related email;

Performed miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned;

Conducted ad hoc research and draft research papers;

Assisted in preparation for conferences, workshops when required;

Worked with staff from other institutions, ministries or agencies in defining and developing data needs and facilities data exchange with such other agencies;

Assisted in preparing Standing Finance Committee documents; and

Assisted in organizing technocrats attendance to Standing Finance Committee hearings;

June 2nd, 2014 to May 31st, 2016 United Nations Development Programme, 3A Chancery Lane, Port of Spain

Research Assistant- Portfolio: Poverty and Social Policy.

Conducted research on areas including but not limited to: new areas of programming related to poverty reduction; the socio-economic landscape of Trinidad and Tobago; the initiatives of NGOs and private sector organizations in the areas of poverty and social policy;

Assisted in strategizing new entry points into Government Ministries, NGOs and the private sector thereby facilitating greater collaboration on project implementation between UNDP and these organizations;

Provided project support by drafting correspondence, concept notes, project documents and any other related comments;

Also provided support by drafting Terms of Reference (TOR) and Description of Assignment Documents (DOA);

Followed up on meeting requests; requests for information and on pipeline projects; and

Attended meetings and took minutes, also represented my supervisor in meetings as well

September 2013 to December 2013 Anthony P. Scott Limited Avon-"The Atrium", Don Miguel Extension Road, San Juan Trinidad Counter

Attendant and TTPOST Courier Service Coordinator

Attending to Avon Representatives and customers;

Supervised sale room;

Coordinated Avon TTPOST Courier Service; and


Answered the telephone and dealt with enquiries. June 2013 to July 2013 Ministry of National Security, Police Administration- Police Administration Building Corner Edward and Sackville Street Port of Spain Clerical Officer

Dealt with enquiries;

Distributed incoming and outgoing post and information to relevant parties;

Recorded office expenditure including officer commitments; and

Maintainedfiling systems.

July 2010 to September 2010, Ministry of Legal Affairs- 72-74 South Quay, Port of Spain Temporary Clerical Officer

Conducted data entry activities, ensuring that all births, death, marriage and divorce certificates are properly entered into the data system;

Distributed incoming and outgoing post and information to relevant parties; and

Maintained filing systems.

July 2009 to September 2009, Ministry of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development- River Side Plaza, Port of Spain

Undergraduate Trainee and Research Officer

Conducted research analysis and contributing to writing up briefs, memos and reports; and

Administrative assistance; engage in departmental discussions and research groups activities


September 2017 to Present, University of the West Indies, St Augustine. Masters (MSc) - Sociology

2008- 2012, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Bachelor of Science- Major- Political Science (Hons) with Minors in Sociology and Criminology

2006- 2008, Polytechnic Institute, Sixth Form Government School

Obtained passes in 8 CAPE Units (Sociology Unit 1 & 2, Management of Business Unit 1 & 2, Literature in English Unit 1 & 2, Caribbean Studies and Communication Studies)

2005- 2006, San Juan Senior Comprehensive School and St Dominic’s Convent

Obtained passes in 7 CXC Subjects (English A, English B, Human and Social Biology, Mathematics, Social Studies, Prinicples of Business and Visual Art) TRAINING


2020 - UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC & PAHO Joint Online Training

Certificate of Participation in UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC & PAHO Joint Online Training - Making Cities Resilient: Developing and implementing local disaster risk reduction strategy to respond to COVID-19 and to better prepare for the future; 2020 - Coursera

Course Certificate in Grammar and Punctuation from the University of California, Irvine

2020 - Fellows Training Ltd

Certificate in Writing Reports and Proposal

2018 - Office of the Parliament

Certificate of Participation in Research Methods and Report Writing; 2017 - Office of the Parliament

Certificate in Business Writing Skills;


• Member of the University of the West Indies Alumni;

• Member of Polytechnic Institute Choir Alumni; and

• Secretary and Board Member of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, Trinidad and Tobago.


Terriann Baker

Graduate Research Assistant

Office of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago

Contact: 327-9604

Delrene Liverpool Young

Attorney at Law

Liverpool Young & Associates

Home Address: No. 80 Santa Rosa Springs, Arima

Contact: 353-6325

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