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UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANA JOBS


PART-TIME TEACHING ASSISTANTS, DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICHAL ENGINEERING (4 positions)
Faculty / Department : Mechanical Engineering
Job Detail:
VACANCY NO. FET/ME 1/2017: PART-TIME TEACHING ASSISTANTS, DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICHAL ENGINEERING (4 positions)
The University of Botswana, Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking a Part-time Teaching Assistant for the 2017/2018 academic year.
Duties: The successful applicant will be expected to: (i) assist lecturers in class preparations, teaching and administrative work, (ii) assist with laboratory practicals and mark laboratory reports; (iii) perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Requirements: at least a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field from a recognized university or equivalent institution with a pass equivalent of 2.2 or better. Preference will be given to those enrolled in the department’s graduate programmes. Teaching experience will be an added advantage.
Remuneration: The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit our website; www.ub.bw
How To Apply: Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position. You should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current C.Vs (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers and e-mail), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and three references. Send your application to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 0061, Gaborone, Botswana. Telephone: 267-3554214; E-mail lebogang@mopipi.ub.bw. Please note that applicants with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged. Hand delivered applications should be submitted to office 255 at Block 248, University of Botswana
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Closing date: 27th July 2017

EMPLOYMENT AT MORUPULE COAL MINE


MORUPULE COAL MINE IS A COAL MINING COMPANY IN BOTSWANA SITUATED 14 KILOMETRES WEST OF PALAPYE ALONG SEROWE/PALAPYE ROAD AND PRIMARILY FOR GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY IN BOTSWANA.THE COMPANY SEEKS TO INVITE SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED CITIZEN FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION;

SAFETY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT(SHE)OFFICER (FIXED TERM CONTRACT)

Job Purpose and Responsibilities
To implement and,cordinate,monitor and maintain the safety programme on the mine and ensure compliance to mine procedures,standards and legal requirements.

Key Activities
-Uses supplies and equipment in a cost effective manner.
-Controls expenditure in line with budget.
-Develops,implements and monitors the Safety&Risk programme in line with legislation to ensure a safe working environment
-Facilitates the development and monitors the implementation of emergency preparedness plan.
-Conducts inspection of fire fighting equipment,fire breaks and systems in line with legal requirements and ensures that equipment is installed according to specification and mine standards.
-Identifies Safety training needs in order to develop and conduct appropriate interventions to close identified gaps.
-Inducts employees,visitors and contractors to ensure compliance to the safety management system
-Compiles and analyzes safety statistics highlighting problem areas and makes recommendations to improve situation
-Provide technical advice in incident investigations to ensure adherence to reporting standards and legal requirements
-Facilitates the development of corrective and presentative action plans to ensure a safe working environment.
-Ensures that all documentation regarding accidents and incidents are correctly recorded and processed on completion.
-Monitors compliance to safety to safe working practices and takes appropriate action requirements
-Ensures that employees are selected,deployed,trained,evaluated,trained evaluated and rewarded in compliance with existing employee management systems.
-Conducts and coordinate inspections and audits to ensure compliance to legal coaches,counsels,mentors and discpline subordinate employees.
-Adheres to and promotes safety,health and environment policies and procedures.
Technical Knowledge
Understanding of Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment and Control

Understanding,implementation and auditing of OHSAS18001:2007
Team work and collaboration
Time Management
Work planning and scheduling 
Good interpersonal skills
Decision Making
Good verbal and written communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
Minimum Education,Training and Experience Requirements
Diploma in Safety Management or equivalent from a recognized institution coupled with 3 years relevant experince preferably in a mine environment
Valid Class B Drivers license
In depth knowledge of SHE management system(ISO 14001 &OHSAS 18001)
A competitive salary package,including subsidized accomodation is offered.Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an underground coal mining environment.

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need to apply with copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:

Human Resources Advisor- Services
Morupule Coal Mine
Private Bag 35
Palapye
Email:Recruitment@mcm.co.bw
CLOSING DATE 28 JULY 2017

PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND THROUGH FAX AND NOTE THAT RESPONSES WILL ONLY BE MADE TO APPLICANTS CONSIDERED FOR THE INTERVIEW
SUNDAY STANDARD JULY 16-22 2017

JOBS AT UNITED NATIONS BOTSWANA


Calling all women with experience in Information Systems and Communication Technology!
The Office of Information and Communication Technology in New York is looking for an Associate Information Systems Officer (P2)!
A first-level university degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related field is required. Fluency in English is also required.
Deadline: 20 July 2017
Link: http://bit.ly/2ui10qs
The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in Entebbe is seeking candidates for a Chief of Service, Audit position (D1)!
This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in Auditing, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other related field. Fluency in English is also required.
Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
http://bit.ly/2t6LGID
Want to know what it’s like in the UN?
The Department of Management in New York is looking for a Public Information Intern!
Applicants for this position must be literate in standard computer software applications, have excellent communication skills, and have fluency in English.
For more information click here! http://bit.ly/2ve2eQh
The Office of Human Resources in Nairobi is looking for a Legal Officer (P3)!
This position requires an advanced university degree in Law and fluency in English.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Click here for more information: http://bit.ly/2sIs0eP
The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is looking for a Human Resources Officer (P4)!
MINUSMA is dedicated to ensuring security, supporting national political dialogue, and promoting the protection of human rights.
Duty Station: Bamako, Mali
Deadline: 21 July 2017
Are you interested in working in a high-performance team environment?
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal is looking for an HR Specialist for Staff Development and Workforce Planning (P3)!
An advanced university degree in human resources management, law, public administration, or other related area is required. Fluency in English is also required.
Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Link: http://bit.ly/2tVpBRj


JOBS AT SADC SECRETARIET , JULY 2017


BACKGROUND
General Objective
The general objective of the SADC programme under the APSA is to complement the SADC effort in implementing its peace and security agenda and ensuring political stability through preventive, management and resolution of potential and prevailing crises and/or disputes.
Specific Objectives
The specific objectives are aligned to the budget component and SADC Corporate Plan. Accordingly, the specific objectives for the Financing Contribution Agreement are:to ensure continuous operations of the SADC Liaison Office to the African Union;
    1.    policy development and validation aimed at ensuring collaboration and coordination with the continental early warning systems as well as undertaking regional assessments.
    2.    Reinforce proper management of financial resources availed through the APSA III Support Programme and facilitate the work of the Directorate of the Organ and Planning Element of the SADC Standby Force;
    3.    Complement SADC resources earmarked for training of specialized personnel in planning and conduct of peace support operations;
    4.    Complement SADC capacity in coordinating regional and continental peace and security challenges in pursuance of the Africa’s ultimate goal of creating a development conducive environment;
    5.    Whereas SADC has provided the Directorate of the Organ and SADC Standby Force Planning Elements with basic operations equipment more is needed to ensure full operations and prosecution of SADC’s peace and security agenda. The APSA Support Programme will support the acquisition of equipment and some consumables while on missions related to preventive diplomacy and conflict/crises prevention.
It is following this background that SADC Secretariat wishes to invite suitably qualified, experienced citizens of SADC to apply for the following positions, tenable at its Headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana: 
(I)         PROJECT MANAGER

Purpose

The Project Manager is expected to perform inter alia, the following tasks:
  1. manage and coordinate all APSA III project activities and administrative matters relating to the implementation of the APSA III Programme;
  2. establish related operating and project management procedures; 
  3. prepare tender and other procurement documentation;
  4. establish robust programme monitoring and evaluation systems;
  5. drafting and preparation of formal reports and ad hoc reports as required by the Director of Organ and ICP partners;
  6. responsible for the planning of project technical activities and ensuring that all the planned technical activities are executed efficiently through timely mobilisation and utilisation of resources within the framework of the APSA support programme;
  7. will be required to work closely with other experts in the Directorate and the SADC Liaison Office to the African Union in anticipating/identifying potential problems / obstacles that may arise; and
  8. take appropriate actions to resolve these so that the programme runs as smoothly as possible and priority objectives are achieved.
(II)        FINANCE OFFICER
The specific objectives are aligned to the budget component and SADC Corporate Plan. Accordingly, the specific objectives for the Financing Contribution Agreement are:
  1. to issue annual budget guidelines, supports and coordinate the budgeting process and consolidates the annual budget with the objective of controlling the budgeting process;
  2. to issue medium term expenditure guidelines, supports and coordinates the medium term expenditure planning process and consolidates the medium term expenditure statement with the objective of controlling the process;          
  3. to produce programme annual financial statements meeting statutory reporting objectives and standards and approve audited financial statements;
  4. to review and propose changes to financial regulations and procedures, budgeting systems, process manuals with the objective of enhancing corporate governance, accountability and transparency;
  5. to review extra-budgetary submissions with the objective of enhancing budgetary control;
  6. to review general ledger accounts and subsidiary ledgers to supporting schedules, enforce compliance with monthly accounting timetable and reviews monthly trial balance and produce management accounts;
  7. to coordinate the audit of the APSA III Programme with the objective of ensuring efficient and effective audit process and oversee implementation of improvements on accounting and budgeting as stipulated in management reports;
  8. to coordinate budgetary control and ensure that adequate budgetary processes are adhered to;
  9. to manage the payroll process in accordance with contractual obligations and APSA III Programme Administration rules and procedures;
  10. to undertake corporate creditors management activities with the objective of minimizing risk of exposure.
  11. to prepare project audited financial statements prior to their submission to donors
Submission of applications
Applications must be submitted to:
The Executive Secretary
SADC Secretariat
P/Bag 0095
Gaborone
Botswana
ATTENTION: Director of Human Resources and Administration or apply to recruitment@sadc.int
Your application should accompany the following:
a)     A short covering letter stating the position that you want to be considered for and describe how your qualifications, experience and competencies are relevant to the position;
b)     A detailed and updated curriculum vitae;
c)     Certified copies of your degree(s), Diploma(s) and Certificate(s);
d)     Duly completed SADC Application Form.
Should you be shortlisted, you will be required to produce evidence of any educational and professional qualifications supporting your applications on the day of your interview.
Gender Mainstreaming
SADC is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourage applications from female candidates.
Closing Date: 31 July 2017:
If you are result oriented, you have passion for the transformation and development of Southern Africa, and possess the competencies to meet the new challenges, submit your application now!!!
Only applicants who meet the requirements and have been shortlisted for the interview will be contacted. Should you not hear from the SADC Secretariat within four weeks after closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful
For further details on the position that you want to apply for, job profiles and SADC Application Form, refer to the SADC Website: www.sadc.int.
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