An agency of the Ministry of Industry, Investment & Commerce, the JBDC is Jamaica’s premier business development organisation working collaboratively with government, private sector, as well as, academic, research and international communities.



Mobile (Digicel)


14 Camp Road, Kingston

Who is a Consultant?

A consultancy may be defined as the transfer or application of knowledge to address a client’s stated need. A consultant is therefore a service provider whose work is primarily intellectual in nature that is aimed at fulfilling the agreed need of a client. Consultants may fall within the general ambit of:

Generalist – an expert in many fields, who primarily offers their services to entities to assist in making overall improvements.

Specialist – Possesses knowledge, qualifications and or certifications, for a specific industry, or segment of an entity.

Types of Consultants

The JBDC utilises numerous Consultants within both categories, which include:
  • Strategy
  • Financial/Investment
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • Product Development
A consultant may be engaged on behalf of the JBDC to fulfil any of the areas stated below:
  • Advisory
  • Assessment
  • Training
  • Research
  • Handholding
  • Strategic Planning
  • Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Writing

Types of Engagement

Eligibility Criteria

Consultants will be eligible for selection based on five core principles:

Legality, Formalisation, Qualifications, Experience, and Ratings from the JBDC Consultancy Rating System.

Consultants Compensation

Consultants will primarily be compensated based on the nature of the activity that they will be hired to undertake and their respective tier level. Their assigned tier level will ensure that due consideration is given to the work that they are expected to produce.

The nature of the activity will be divided into two main areas:

  • Training
  • Consultations

Ready to become a Consultant?

Thank you for your interest in becoming a consultant in JBDC Consultancy Registry. In order to be successfully onboarded you are required to submit the following documents:

  • Completed Application Form (Click Here)
  • Resume/Portfolio
  •  Copies of qualifications (Degree and any certificates related to your field)
  •  2 named references and their contact information - Past clients (this can be filled in on the application form or their contact info can be sent directly to us)
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • TRN
  •  TCC/TCL (If you don’t have either of these, you can still apply)

Send queries to . We look forward to working with you.