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Jobs at Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine



Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.
FIRE & EMERGENCY MARSHALL
Reference JWNG000148
Job Summary
To maintain fire and emergency equipment and respond to emergency callouts

Requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • O’levels plus Fire Fighter Certificate
  • 1 year in fire- fighting environment
  • Basic SHE training courses
  • Basic First Aid training with valid certificate
  • Driving License
Key Effectiveness Areas
  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets
  • Responds to fire incidents and other emergency calls and provides fire-fighting support services at the scene incidents
  • Conducts inspection of workplace areas and fire-fighting equipment to ensure readiness and maintainability of equipment in area of responsibility
  • Inspects all fire breaks around the mine perimeter fence and other mine properties/structures
  • Conducts evacuation drills and emergency simulations for designated areas
  • Conducts tests and inspections on emergency equipment
  • Compiles information on fire-fighting equipment around the Mine
Competencies
  • SHE Focus
  • Drive & Energy
  • Innovative & Resourcefulness
  • Resilience
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-starter
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
Please reference JWNG000148 in the subject line on both the email and application letter.
SENIOR TEACHER
REF: JWNG000147
Job Summary
To contribute to the education of the whole child, attending to the intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of the child.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • O’ levels plus Diploma in Education
  • 3 years post qualification experience in teaching
  • 2 years experience in an English medium environment will be an added advantage
  • Experience in a supervisory role will be an added advantage
Key Effectiveness Areas
  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets and controls expenditure within approved parameters.
  • Draws up yearly, termly and weekly plans of subject matter.
  • Prepares lesson plans to achieve the desired objectives taking cognizance of available resources and equipment.
  • Provides an effective and stimulating environment for education.
  • Manages all activities in library/teaching area
  • Teaches subjects across the curriculum based on topics dealt within the mainstreamas integration to enhance specific learning areas
  • Devises appropriate teaching methods/approaches to develop skills such as research and study
  • Promotes reading, care and appreciation for books through activities such as book displays and demonstrations
  • Contributes to the fuller development of the child’s potential through the medium of extra-mural activities
  • Manages subordinates’ key effectiveness areas
  • Maintains sound relationship with parents by means of formal occasions.
  • Performs an array of administrative duties.
  • Implements safety, health and environment programmes in the area of responsibility taking cognizance of all legal requirements.
Generic Competencies
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Observerance
  • Attention to detail
  • Time Management
  • Conceptual skills
  • Tenacity
  • Initiative
  • Empathy (hospitality & Tolerance)
  • Decisiveness
Please reference JWNG0000147 in the subject line on both the email and application letter.

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates: Email: recruitmentJWN@debswana.bw
Closing Date: 07 November 2015 • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

JOBS AT OLD MUTUAL BOTSWANA

Old Mutual Botswana is looking for a Office and Business Project Administrator to fill the vacant post in their Botswana Office.

Requirements

Qualification Information: GCSE, Project administration qualification/ certificate is advantageous.
Key Focus & Role Description:
This role assists various project teams with the administration of projects defined by project methodology requirements within the agreed scope and quality.
  • Embed and comply with OM Programme and Project Governance practices
  • Update and monitor project performance against plan
  • Maintain project risk profile
  • Prepare reports to for various meetings
  • Adhoc market research and analysis on specific project tasks
  • Assists in arranging workshops and captures all documents on the appropriate templates.
  • Sets up the meeting rooms/project office. Sets up and maintains Project and sub-project files in an orderly manner.
  • Communicates meetings and workshops to all defined parties.
  • Books venues as and when required for meetings, workshops, planning and other sessions.
  • Attends project meetings in order to take minutes and ensure completion of the project attendance register.
  • Compiles minutes, gets Project Managers approval and distributes to all project parties as defined by the Project Manager.
  • Updates all project plans.
  • Compiles and updates the Issue Log as and when required.
  • Performs any other administrative tasks required by client and project manager.
  • Maintains all project financial information.
  • Adheres to standards and code of conduct.
  • Compiles and updates the Risk Matrix as and when required.
Competency Requirements:
  • Team orientation
  • Information Monitoring
  • Technical knowledge
  • Planning & Organising
  • Initiating Action

Closing date and application instructions

Application Process:
This vacancy will be open until 30 October 2015. Anyone wishing to apply should forward an updated CV to the HR Business Partner:Contactus@Oldmutual.co.bw
All applicants who have not received feedback by 4th November please consider your application not successful.

Jobs at The Southern African Customs Union

The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) has adopted a Vision and Mission statement and a new Work Programme for promoting sustainable development and deeper integration within the SACU region. The SACU Secretariat hereby invites suitably qualifi ed and experienced citizens of the SACU Member States to submit their applications for the following position.
Director: Trade Facilitation and Revenue Management (Ref: D-TFRM)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To implement the SACU Agreement objectives regarding trade facilitation, trade liberalisation, revenue sharing, economic integration, enhanced economic development, diversification, industrialization and competitiveness; and promotion of the integration of Member States into the global economy through enhanced trade and investment.

Requirements

Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Develops policy proposals on trade liberalisation, trade facilitation, management of the Common Revenue Pool and harmonization of customs and excise legislation.
  • Develops technical and administrative procedures in the key trade facilitation and revenue management areas, for review and decision making by the SACU Institutions.
  • Coordinates the preparation of economic policy briefs as well as reports on the performance of the SACU economies.
  • Implements the SACU Revenue Sharing Formula in line with the objectives of the SACU Agreement.
  • Manages trade data and maintains records of payments into and out of the Common Revenue Pool.
  • Develops policy proposals to address unfair trading practices and enhance competition in SACU member states.
  • Coordinates implementation of the trade facilitation programme including the transport sector programme.
  • Develops co-operation mechanisms with relevant government structures and the private sector to support and promote the economic development of the SACU region.
  • Supports and monitors the implementation of the SACU Tariff Policy.
  • Supports and monitors the implementation of the agreements regarding Freedom of Transit of Goods within SACU member states in line with the objectives of the SACU Agreement.
  • Researches, develops and facilitates the implementation of policies that will promote the integration of Member States into the global economy through enhanced trade and investment.
  • Plans, prepares, submits and controls approved budget for the Directorate: Trade Facilitation and Revenue Management in accordance with SACU policies, standards and procedures on financial management and corporate governance.
Educational Qualifications Required:
  • Master’s degree in Economics, International Trade, Finance or equivalent post graduate qualification.
The Position: Tariff Board Co-ordinator (Ref: TBC)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To coordinate the establishment of the SACU Tariff Board and National Bodies in the Member States, develop policies and procedures for the functioning of the Tariff Board and National Bodies as well as to engage Member States to facilitate the establishment and operationalization of the National Bodies.

Requirements

Key Areas of Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates the establishment of the Tariff Board.
  • Implements a project plan for the establishment of the Tariff Board.
  • Monitors activities in the Member States related to the establishment of National Bodies.
  • Provides technical support to the BLNS countries in order to facilitate the establishment of National Bodies.
  • Monitor and circulates to Member States customs tariff adjustment and investigation notices sent to the Secretariat by SARS and ITAC.
  • Develops regulations for the implementation of Annexes B and C to the SACU Agreement, 2002, on the Tariff Board and National Bodies respectively.
  • Develops policies and procedures that will ensure the effi cient functioning of the Tariff Board and National Bodies.
  • Ensures accurate and timely preparation of status reports for Meetings of the SACU institutions and structures.
  • Ensures the implementation of the SACU Council decisions relating to the establishment of the Tariff Board.
  • Undertake research and analysis when required.
Educational Qualifications Required:
  • Master’s degree in Economics, International Trade, Law, Business Administration or equivalent.
Relevant Work Experience and Competencies Required:
  • At least 10 years’ relevant working experience, with some experience in international or governmental institutions.
  • Five years’ experience in a managerial role.
  • Knowledge of regional policy and trade related issues.
  • Knowledge of international trade law and international agreements.
  • Good working knowledge of the economic, political and legal aspects of regional integration.
  • Good understanding of rules governing trade remedies and safeguard measures
  • Good multistakeholders relationships management skills
  • Understanding of Tariff policy in general and SACU Tariff policies
  • Understating of national, regional and multilateral trading systems and rules
  • Good interpersonal skills

Closing date and application instructions

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed CV, e-mail and telephone contact details, certified copies of ID, educational qualifications and at least 3 contactable references. Quote the reference number and job title. Applications must be submitted to Human Resources Manager, SACU Secretariat, Private Bag 13285, Windhoek Namibia. Fax: +264 61 245 611 or +264 61 279 864 / email: applications@sacu.int
The closing date for applications is 12th November 2015.
For further information, please visit our website at www.sacu.int.
Should you have received no response within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful in this instance, as correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

SENIOR SAFETY OFFICER - GEAR MINING CONSTRUCTION


Gear Mining Construction is looking for a SENIOR SAFETY OFFICER to fill the vacant position tenable at our various operations within Botswana Mines.

Requirements

SENIOR SAFETY OFFICER:
  • Have a Minimum of a Diploma in Safety Management, plus certificate in gas safety, and a valid Advanced First Aid Certificate
  • Previous Mining Construction experience on large scale projects; at least 2 of which must be at mines in Botswana
  • Minimum 6 years experience in Mechanical Construction works as a Safety Officer, involving working at heights in excess of 20m
  • Ability to develop Method Statements, Baseline Risk Assessments and associated procedures
  • Technical competencies must include:
  • Excellent HSE Knowledge
  • Thorough understanding of the MQWM Act, Botswana
  • Ability to develop Emergency Action Plans and associated Disaster Recovery Plans
NB: Candidates must also demonstrate:
  • Excellent Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Knowledge
  • Ability to develop a basic risk assessment and associated risk mitigation strategy
  • Good understanding of the MQWM Act, Botswana

Closing date and application instructions

Apply to Gear Mining Construction, P O Box 1763 Orapa, or e-mail: flippie@gearmc.com / donlebotse@gmail.com /gmojaphoko@btcmail.co.bw
Closing Date: 30th OCTOBER 2015

BOILERMAKERS - GEAR MINING CONSTRUCTION


Gear Mining Construction is looking for a BOILERMAKERS to fill the vacant position tenable at our various operations within Botswana Mines.

Requirements

BOILERMAKERS (x3):
  • Must have National Craft Certificate in Boiler-making /MQA Red Seal Certificate
  • Minimum 2 years in a heavy steel fabrication workshop environment and 2 years as a construction site boilermaker
  • Experience in heavy steel fabrication and installation of mining type equipment such as chutes, silos, Ultra-seps, bins, Pachukas, screens, crushers etc
  • Previous experience as a boilermaker in a mining environment will be an added advantage
NB: Candidates must also demonstrate:
  • Excellent Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Knowledge
  • Ability to develop a basic risk assessment and associated risk mitigation strategy
  • Good understanding of the MQWM Act, Botswana

Closing date and application instructions

Apply to Gear Mining Construction, P O Box 1763 Orapa, or e-mail: flippie@gearmc.com / donlebotse@gmail.com /gmojaphoko@btcmail.co.bw
Closing Date: 30th OCTOBER 2015

100 TON CRANE OPERATOR/EXTRA HEAVY DUTY DRIVER - GEAR MINING CONSTRUCTION


Gear Mining Construction is looking for a 100 TON CRANE OPERATOR/EXTRA HEAVY DUTY DRIVER to fill the vacant position tenable at our various operations within Botswana Mines.

Requirements

100 TON CRANE OPERATOR/EXTRA HEAVY DUTY DRIVER (x2)
  • Must have completed ‘O’ levels or better
  • Ability to operate Tadano, Terex and Grove mobile cranes of up to 100 ton or better
  • Must have at least 10 years experience in a mining construction industry
  • Must have extra heavy duty (Code 14) drivers’ licence plus defensive driving certificate
NB: Candidates must also demonstrate:
  • Excellent Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Knowledge
  • Ability to develop a basic risk assessment and associated risk mitigation strategy
  • Good understanding of the MQWM Act, Botswana

Closing date and application instructions

Apply to Gear Mining Construction, P O Box 1763 Orapa, or e-mail: flippie@gearmc.com / donlebotse@gmail.com /gmojaphoko@btcmail.co.bw
Closing Date: 30th OCTOBER 2015

SENIOR TEACHER - DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY


Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.
SENIOR TEACHER
REF: JWNG000147
Job Summary
To contribute to the education of the whole child, attending to the intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of the child.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • O’ levels plus Diploma in Education
  • 3 years post qualification experience in teaching
  • 2 years experience in an English medium environment will be an added advantage
  • Experience in a supervisory role will be an added advantage
Key Effectiveness Areas
  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets and controls expenditure within approved parameters.
  • Draws up yearly, termly and weekly plans of subject matter.
  • Prepares lesson plans to achieve the desired objectives taking cognizance of available resources and equipment.
  • Provides an effective and stimulating environment for education.
  • Manages all activities in library/teaching area
  • Teaches subjects across the curriculum based on topics dealt within the mainstreamas integration to enhance specific learning areas
  • Devises appropriate teaching methods/approaches to develop skills such as research and study
  • Promotes reading, care and appreciation for books through activities such as book displays and demonstrations
  • Contributes to the fuller development of the child’s potential through the medium of extra-mural activities
  • Manages subordinates’ key effectiveness areas
  • Maintains sound relationship with parents by means of formal occasions.
  • Performs an array of administrative duties.
  • Implements safety, health and environment programmes in the area of responsibility taking cognizance of all legal requirements.
Generic Competencies
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Observerance
  • Attention to detail
  • Time Management
  • Conceptual skills
  • Tenacity
  • Initiative
  • Empathy (hospitality & Tolerance)
  • Decisiveness
Please reference JWNG0000147 in the subject line on both the email and application letter.

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates: Email: recruitmentJWN@debswana.bw
Closing Date: 07 November 2015 • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

FIRE & EMERGENCY MARSHALL - DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY


Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.
FIRE & EMERGENCY MARSHALL
Reference JWNG000148
Job Summary
To maintain fire and emergency equipment and respond to emergency callouts

Requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • O’levels plus Fire Fighter Certificate
  • 1 year in fire- fighting environment
  • Basic SHE training courses
  • Basic First Aid training with valid certificate
  • Driving License
Key Effectiveness Areas
  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets
  • Responds to fire incidents and other emergency calls and provides fire-fighting support services at the scene incidents
  • Conducts inspection of workplace areas and fire-fighting equipment to ensure readiness and maintainability of equipment in area of responsibility
  • Inspects all fire breaks around the mine perimeter fence and other mine properties/structures
  • Conducts evacuation drills and emergency simulations for designated areas
  • Conducts tests and inspections on emergency equipment
  • Compiles information on fire-fighting equipment around the Mine
Competencies
  • SHE Focus
  • Drive & Energy
  • Innovative & Resourcefulness
  • Resilience
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-starter
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
Please reference JWNG000148 in the subject line on both the email and application letter.

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates: Email: recruitmentJWN@debswana.bw
Closing Date: 07 November 2015 • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

RETAIL SALES SUPERVISOR - MASCOM



Mascom is looking for a RETAIL SALES SUPERVISOR - FRANCISTOWN to fill the vacant post in their Botswana Office.
RETAIL SALES SUPERVISOR - FRANCISTOWN ( 2 POSITIONS )
To supervise the operations of the service center by following laid down procedures in order to ensure that the center is customer focused.

Requirements

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
  • Retail Center Management
  • Team Management
  • Product & Service Knowledge
  • Security & Cash Control
  • Stock Control
  • Safety, Health and Environment
  • Quality Management
KEY COMPETENCIES
  • Diagnostic Ability
  • Technical Expertise – Level 1
  • Supervisory Team Leadership & Motivation
  • Communications - Customer Focus
  • Decisiveness and Assertiveness
  • Innovation & Initiative
  • Product Knowledge
  • Results focused and commitment
  • Consultation & Interpersonal Relations
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Business Degree or Equivalent
  • At least 2 years supervisory experience in a Sales and Customer Service environment

Closing date and application instructions

Closing date: 1st November 2015
If you meet the above requirements please send your C.V, cover letter and certified copies of academic certificates to Human Resources Service Manager, P/Bag B0298, Bontleng, Gaborone or e-mail to recruitment@mascom.bw
Kindly note that we will only get in contact with shortlisted candidates.

OFFICE AND BUSINESS PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR - OLD MUTUAL BOTSWANA


Old Mutual Botswana is looking for a Office and Business Project Administrator to fill the vacant post in their Botswana Office.

Requirements

Qualification Information: GCSE, Project administration qualification/ certificate is advantageous.
Key Focus & Role Description:
This role assists various project teams with the administration of projects defined by project methodology requirements within the agreed scope and quality.
  • Embed and comply with OM Programme and Project Governance practices
  • Update and monitor project performance against plan
  • Maintain project risk profile
  • Prepare reports to for various meetings
  • Adhoc market research and analysis on specific project tasks
  • Assists in arranging workshops and captures all documents on the appropriate templates.
  • Sets up the meeting rooms/project office. Sets up and maintains Project and sub-project files in an orderly manner.
  • Communicates meetings and workshops to all defined parties.
  • Books venues as and when required for meetings, workshops, planning and other sessions.
  • Attends project meetings in order to take minutes and ensure completion of the project attendance register.
  • Compiles minutes, gets Project Managers approval and distributes to all project parties as defined by the Project Manager.
  • Updates all project plans.
  • Compiles and updates the Issue Log as and when required.
  • Performs any other administrative tasks required by client and project manager.
  • Maintains all project financial information.
  • Adheres to standards and code of conduct.
  • Compiles and updates the Risk Matrix as and when required.
Competency Requirements:
  • Team orientation
  • Information Monitoring
  • Technical knowledge
  • Planning & Organising
  • Initiating Action

Closing date and application instructions

Application Process:
This vacancy will be open until 30 October 2015. Anyone wishing to apply should forward an updated CV to the HR Business Partner:Contactus@Oldmutual.co.bw
All applicants who have not received feedback by 4th November please consider your application not successful.

Location

Gaborone

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (NARDI)


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer of National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI) based in Botswana.

Requirements

Job Purpose: The Chief Executive Officer will lead the establishment of NARDI and will plan, coordinate and monitor initiatives, programs and services aimed at achieving NARDI’s strategy.
Core Functions of the CEO: Reporting to the Board of Directors of NARDI, the CEO will be required to provide strategic guidance and manage the daily operations of the Institute, and direct the work of senior team members. Additionally, s/he will be required to ensure good governance and management practices, submit the annual budget, work program, and annual report of NARDI to the Board, Council and Minister.
Key Results Areas: Technical Expertise (Managing Agricultural Research and Development); Human Capital Development and Management; Resource Management; Board Support; Partnerships and Stakeholder Management, and Strategic Communications.
Essential Qualifications: A doctorate in Agriculture Science or related Sciences from a recognized university or equivalent.
Essential Experience: Twenty (20) years post-graduate research experience, which includes at least five (5) years of leadership experience. A good grounding in and understanding of Botswana Agriculture sector will be an added advantage. In addition, the applicant should be a member of a relevant scientific association.
Key skills and competencies: Leading and Visioning; Analysis and Decision Making; Technical Skills; Working with People; Drive for Results; Networking and Partnerships; and Effective Communication.
Required documents: An Expression of Interest for the CEO position should include (1) Detailed CV, (2) Names of 3 contactable referees one of whom was or is your direct supervisor and one from a person you directly supervised, (3) Notice period in current position or Available start date) and Citizenship/ Residence Status, (4) Desired pay range / Salary requirements in US$, (5) A personal profile statement (up to 1000 words). As part of your personal statement describe your strengths in terms of specific achievements and areas of expertise which emphasize those areas of your key skills and experience relevant to this job. You should also give an overview of your vision and research excellence focus for the organisation.
All shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in an interview conducted by the Board of Directors and a comprehensive assessment centre. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Company profile

The National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI) is a company limited by guarantee established in terms of the Companies Act 2003. It was formed from merging the Department of Agricultural Research, National Veterinary Laboratory and National Food Technology Research Centre.
NARDI was established in 2015, to be a high performing research organisation, with the aim to contribute to agricultural development by conducting research and promoting commercialising, transfer and application of appropriate technologies that bring economic returns to the sector and the Botswana economy as a whole.

Benefits

Remuneration: The position attracts a market competitive package.

Closing date and application instructions

Apply to: Expressions of interest should be sent directly to Executive Director, REDMA (Pty) Ltd, P.O. Box 1809, Gaborone, or hand-delivered to REDMA (Pty) Ltd, Plot 103, Ipelo House Unit 2, Commerce Park or emailed to: infojobs@redmaconsulting.com
Closing Time & Date for Expressions of Interest: To be considered or processed, expression of interest should reach REDMA by1630hrs on Wednesday 4th November 2015.

DIRECTOR: TRADE FACILITATION AND REVENUE MANAGEMENT - SOUTHERN AFRICAN CUSTOMS UNION (SACU)


The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) has adopted a Vision and Mission statement and a new Work Programme for promoting sustainable development and deeper integration within the SACU region. The SACU Secretariat hereby invites suitably qualified and experienced citizens of the SACU Member States to submit their applications for the following position.
The Position: Director: Trade Facilitation and Revenue Management (Ref: D-TFRM)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To implement the SACU Agreement objectives regarding trade facilitation, trade liberalisation, revenue sharing, economic integration, enhanced economic development, diversification, industrialization and competitiveness; and promotion of the integration of Member States into the global economy through enhanced trade and investment.

Requirements

Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Develops policy proposals on trade liberalisation, trade facilitation, management of the Common Revenue Pool and harmonization of customs and excise legislation.
  • Develops technical and administrative procedures in the key trade facilitation and revenue management areas, for review and decision making by the SACU Institutions.
  • Coordinates the preparation of economic policy briefs as well as reports on the performance of the SACU economies.
  • Implements the SACU Revenue Sharing Formula in line with the objectives of the SACU Agreement.
  • Manages trade data and maintains records of payments into and out of the Common Revenue Pool.
  • Develops policy proposals to address unfair trading practices and enhance competition in SACU member states.
  • Coordinates implementation of the trade facilitation programme including the transport sector programme.
  • Develops co-operation mechanisms with relevant government structures and the private sector to support and promote the economic development of the SACU region.
  • Supports and monitors the implementation of the SACU Tariff Policy.
  • Supports and monitors the implementation of the agreements regarding Freedom of Transit of Goods within SACU member states in line with the objectives of the SACU Agreement.
  • Researches, develops and facilitates the implementation of policies that will promote the integration of Member States into the global economy through enhanced trade and investment.
  • Plans, prepares, submits and controls approved budget for the Directorate: Trade Facilitation and Revenue Management in accordance with SACU policies, standards and procedures on financial management and corporate governance.
Educational Qualifications Required:
  • Master’s degree in Economics, International Trade, Finance or equivalent post graduate qualification.
Relevant Work Experience and Competencies Required:
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience with at least 5 years at senior management level.
  • Strong quantitative/statistical, analytical and data management skills.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • Knowledge of regional and multilateral trading systems and rules.
  • Understanding of the SACU trade policy environment including the economies of the individual Member States. Proven track record in working on trade facilitation, transport and macroeconomic policy issues will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in engaging with regional and international organizations with a view to further technical cooperation.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Must have strategic awareness
  • Must have diplomatic skills and appreciation of protocol and etiquette
  • Excellent conceptual, research and communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Performance driven

Closing date and application instructions

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed CV, e-mail and telephone contact details, certified copies of ID, educational qualifications and at least 3 contactable references. Quote the reference number and job title. Applications must be submitted to Human Resources Manager, SACU Secretariat, Private Bag 13285, Windhoek Namibia. Fax: +264 61 245 611 or +264 61 279 864 / email: applications@sacu.int
The closing date for applications is 12th November 2015.
For further information, please visit our website at www.sacu.int.
Should you have received no response within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful in this instance, as correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

Location

Windhoek

Company

The Sunday Standard

Publication date

27.10.2015

Publication end date

19.11.2015

GENERAL MANAGER


The primary role of the GM of Can Manufacturing is that of most CEOs of commercial organizations. It is to provide a return to the shareholders through profitable management and development of the business. The GM is thus accountable to the Board and the shareholders for maximizing return n investment and adding shareholder value. 

In addition to ensuring the immediate business objectives and shareholder expectations are achieved, however, the GM plays a key role in the development of strategic corporate business options to drive the future of the company and ensue its long term financial and operational viability. The position of the GM must combine the need to ensure that short-term returns are achieved, with longer term business development. Therefore, balancing short term gains with long term development and growth is particularly critical. 

The General Manager is also the chief operating officer of the company and is expected to provide managerial leadership to divisional managers (i.e. other line managers) in establishing parameters for maximizing revenue, market share and overall profitability of the company. This includes, but not limited to, the development of business forecasts and budgets and the allocation of resources to optimize utilization and maximize profitability and margins through rigorous cost control measures and operational efficiencies.
Responsibilities
In order to successfully meet the challenges of this position, and achieve the business objectives and returns to the shareholders, the GM must have a strong background in Business Management, preferably out of the manufacturing sector. A business orientation, and strategic business thinking, therefore, is essential core competencies for this position. The ability to initiate, recognize and exploit business opportunities are the keys to success for this position. 
(Qualifications & Experience to be specified)
The GM in addition to having the ability to develop business strategies and analyze financial and economic data to initiate business plans and marketing strategies , must also have very strong communications and related skills in order to lead, motivate and manage a team of line managers, and to promote the company with its customers and potential customers.
This position therefore combines leadership and management skills, with a sound financial and analytical background and an able communicator. It goes without saying that the GM must be able to operate in a technological and information driven environment.
Organisational relationships
The GM is accountable to the Board of Directors. Reporting to the GM are:
  • Production Manager who is responsible for running the plant in the most efficient and cost effective way to meet customer demands for products manufacturing by the company
  • Finance & Administration Manager who manages the finances of the company and ensures that the assets of the company are effectively utilized and that the accounts reflect an accurate picture of the company’s financial performance
  • Quality Assurance Manager who ensures the implementation of effective quality control tests and procedures to ensure that products comply with specifications at each stage of the production process
  • Engineer whose role is to optimize the availability of plant & equipment

Requirements

  • Masters in Business Administration qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years managmenent experience
To apply for this position please go to www.staffwise.co.bw

Location

Lobatse

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER - SIGNET DIRECT DIAMOND SOURCING


Signet Direct Diamond Sourcing is a world class diamond polishing factory that was set up in Gaborone to support Botswana’s efforts to become a global diamond hub. SDDS invites suitably qualified citizens of Botswana to apply for the vacant Human Resources Officer position.
At SDDS Botswana we assure best practices are followed and that team members are rewarded for exceptional performance.
The primary responsibility of the role is to Assist the HR Manager in HR related matters. In addition, a strong a background in Payroll, Payroll taxes, Leaves Management and Year-end payroll related reconciliations and filings. The candidate should be very knowledgeable of the Botswana Employment Act.

Requirements

Qualifications
Bcom in Business administration/Human Resources Management
Experience
At least 3 years of practical HR & Payroll experience
Competencies
  • VIP Payroll system
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer & service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality & exercise extreme discretion
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to identify and deal with problems
  • Communication skills
  • Numeracy skills

Closing date and application instructions

If you possess the above please submit your application, a detailed CV, a copy of your certified Omang, and your certified educational certificates to the Human Resources Manager - SDDS Botswana, P O Box 81925, Molapo Crossing, Gaborone OR email your application to recruitment@sddsbotswana.com
Closing date: 12 November 2015

TARIFF BOARD CO-ORDINATOR - SOUTHERN AFRICAN CUSTOMS UNION (SACU)


The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) has adopted a Vision and Mission statement and a new Work Programme for promoting sustainable development and deeper integration within the SACU region. The SACU Secretariat hereby invites suitably qualifi ed and experienced citizens of the SACU Member States to submit their applications for the following position.
The Position: Tariff Board Co-ordinator (Ref: TBC)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To coordinate the establishment of the SACU Tariff Board and National Bodies in the Member States, develop policies and procedures for the functioning of the Tariff Board and National Bodies as well as to engage Member States to facilitate the establishment and operationalization of the National Bodies.

Requirements

Key Areas of Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates the establishment of the Tariff Board.
  • Implements a project plan for the establishment of the Tariff Board.
  • Monitors activities in the Member States related to the establishment of National Bodies.
  • Provides technical support to the BLNS countries in order to facilitate the establishment of National Bodies.
  • Monitor and circulates to Member States customs tariff adjustment and investigation notices sent to the Secretariat by SARS and ITAC.
  • Develops regulations for the implementation of Annexes B and C to the SACU Agreement, 2002, on the Tariff Board and National Bodies respectively.
  • Develops policies and procedures that will ensure the effi cient functioning of the Tariff Board and National Bodies.
  • Ensures accurate and timely preparation of status reports for Meetings of the SACU institutions and structures.
  • Ensures the implementation of the SACU Council decisions relating to the establishment of the Tariff Board.
  • Undertake research and analysis when required.
Educational Qualifications Required:
  • Master’s degree in Economics, International Trade, Law, Business Administration or equivalent.
Relevant Work Experience and Competencies Required:
  • At least 10 years’ relevant working experience, with some experience in international or governmental institutions.
  • Five years’ experience in a managerial role.
  • Knowledge of regional policy and trade related issues.
  • Knowledge of international trade law and international agreements.
  • Good working knowledge of the economic, political and legal aspects of regional integration.
  • Good understanding of rules governing trade remedies and safeguard measures
  • Good multistakeholders relationships management skills
  • Understanding of Tariff policy in general and SACU Tariff policies
  • Understating of national, regional and multilateral trading systems and rules
  • Good interpersonal skills

Closing date and application instructions

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed CV, e-mail and telephone contact details, certified copies of ID, educational qualifications and at least 3 contactable references. Quote the reference number and job title. Applications must be submitted to Human Resources Manager, SACU Secretariat, Private Bag 13285, Windhoek Namibia. Fax: +264 61 245 611 or +264 61 279 864 / email: applications@sacu.int
The closing date for applications is 12th November 2015.
For further information, please visit our website at www.sacu.int.
Should you have received no response within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful in this instance, as correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

Collateral Monitoring Unit Manager Jobs in Gaborone at Stanbic Bank


Ensure that the Bank’s need to provide adequate controls over the risks encountered in the pre and
post credit granting stage of the credit process are satisfied by verifying key documents and
maintaining tight control over physical stock counts, warehousing inspection and monitoring key
distributors in line with approved parameters.

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is as follows;


. Annual assessment and review of Risk Appetite for trade products aligned with Market
demand.
. Deal structuring through engineering the end to end process flow of the trade finance custom
designed solutions from a credit enhancement stand point.
. Status reporting to provide assurance to management on the potential structural gaps in
clients Structured Trade Finance business models.
. Offering Business Advisory when negotiating Collateral Management and Stock Monitoring
contractual agreements. Liaising with external agents’ e.g. warehousing/collateral agents etc;
on behalf of the Bank and act as a checker on their activities in line with executed service
agreements. Reports will be duly provided for such activities.
. Capturing business rival intelligence and regulatory dynamics to reinforce our competitive
edge by having insight into local and international trends. Giving informed advise on price
trends based on well researched data, market insights and network sources.
. Provide leadership in the commercialization and utilization efforts.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

The responsibilities of this role are as follows;

. Undertaking periodic and ad hoc visits / spot checks to review clients operations and provide a
comprehensive status report as stated in approved sanctions, which must include
identification of potential structural weakness in clients operations.
. Assisting vet and giving input on transactional contracts and also giving guidance/input when
negotiating CMA/SMA agreements to best protect the bank and from a best practice
standpoint.
. Tracking daily/monthly collections from key distributors under the various approved schemes
to forestall any possible diversion of sales proceeds.
. Daily / monthly review of account performance viz-a-viz terms and conditions of approval and ensure strict adherence.
. Verification of documents and information in day to day work as delegated by account
management or credit evaluation in line with approved turnaround time.
. Diarising and following up on conditions of sanction /covenants as it relates to the CMU
function.
. Refer / Escalate / flag up problematic or irregular accounts (inappropriate payment patterns,
failure to meet turnover covenants e.t.c) to account management for inclusion in monthly
watch list.
. Maintaining a proper monitoring system and ensure that the data set is complete and
accurate.
. Designing reports that addresses the tracking and measurement of agreed account
performance criteria.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

The preferred qualification and experience of this role are as follows;

University Degree in a Business field or equivalent. Additional qualifications will be an added
advantage.

 Experience

Minimum of 5 years experience in a banking environment preferably with a risk management
background.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

The required knowledge/expertise of this role are as follows;

. Sound knowledge and understanding of credit criteria, credit policies, risk and financial
analysis, credit control and the application thereof
. Thorough working knowledge of the operating system and its related procedures, for
analyzing the account behaviour of clients.
. Thorough understanding of all the bank’s product and facilities that give rise to counterparty
credit risk.
. Understanding terms of the facilities and any conditions and covenants that will need to be
complied with over the duration of the facility’s life.
. Have/or able to build good knowledge base on target Markets/Sectors/Commodities, their
workings and dynamics, who the market makers are.
. Good understanding of trade finance, related regulations and policy standards and best
practice e.g. UCP600, URC 522 etc, capable of handling transactional trade documents.
Collateral Monitoring Unit Manager

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