Jobs at Standard Chartered Bank Botswana January 2016

Standard Chartered Bank Botswana first opened for business in 1897, making it the country's oldest bank. In 1956, the office was given a full branch status and this was followed by the opening of branches in Lobatse (1958), Mahalapye (1963) and Gaborone (1964).

The Bank was locally incorporated in 1975 with a full board. 25% of its shares are listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange.

Today, the Bank operates a network of 17 branches and agencies supported by a Loan Centre and Customer Call Centre. With a wide branch network and large force of Direct Sales Representatives (DSRs), the Bank is able to provide excellent service to its retail, corporate & institutional customers across the country.

The Bank's retail banking business offers a wide range of products and services and regarded as a market leader in this segment comprising of 3 businesses, Wealth Management, SME Banking and Lending, these portfolios are supported by our distribution network (Branches & ATMs) as well as robust credit risk management, sales and marketing teams.

The corporate & institutional bank, also offers a wide range of products and services for local corporates as well as for multi-national corporations (MNCs). Product portfolios comprise cash management, trade services, syndications and lending as well as treasury services Foreign Exchange, Currency Options, Government Bonds, High Yield Deposits as well as other liquidity management products. It also offers a wide range of corporate finance advisory, hedging and transactional services. Supported by the Bank's global network, it is able to provide financial expertise in cross-border structured transactions, fixed income, currency market and research.

Standard Chartered Bank Botswana is highly respected in the country for its adherence to corporate governance standards, enthusiasm for excellent service and dedication to talent development, as well for diversity and inclusion. It has a highly active community program and is committed towards building a sustainable business in Botswana in support of the country's Vision 2016 aspiration.


2016 NEPAD Young Professionals Programme - Botswana

NEPAD Young Professionals Programme (YPP): Intern to support Policy Analysis and Data Management, NEPAD Science and Technology Innovation Hub (NSTIH) 
Duty Station: NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Supervisor:   Advisor, NEPAD Science and Technology Innovation Hub
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency is seeking the placement of an Intern, who is a citizen of the African Union (AU) Member States, to support Policy Analysis and Data Management, under the NEPAD Young Professionals Programme (YPP).
Under the supervision of the Advisor, NEPAD Science and Technology Innovation Hub, (NSTIH) or his/her designate, the Intern will support the integration of STI, health and education indicators into the APRM socioeconomic development section. The intern will also support strengthening the NSTIH internal data process for the human development thematic area. 
Application for PlacementTo apply, please submit the following:
  1. A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking YPP position with the NEPAD Agency  
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV) not exceeding three (3) pages and indicating your nationality, age and gender.
  3. One (1) referee with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
  4. Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Applications must be received not later than Monday, 08 February 2016, and should be addressed to:
YPP Committee
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 1234
Halfway House
Midrand, 1685                                                             
Email: and   
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Energy Systems Group is looking for a HVAC Technician to do HVAC installations, maintenance of HVAC systems, and to supervise junior technicians and assistants.
Performs installations safely and accurately to the desired standard within specified time limits
Performs service and maintenance of equipment o the desired standard within specified time limits
Ensures that work area is cleaned and left in a habitable state at completion of job
Reports immediately all anomalies and deviations from standard
Optimizes use of material and minimizes wastage
Is responsible for own OHSE as well as that of fellow staff members and general public
Is responsible for completing job cards for work performed and handing immediately to project engineer
Supervises assistants to ensure productivity and timely completion of tasks
Takes care of company property and equipment including but not limited to tools and cars
Communicates immediately all site issues to the project engineer
Performs any other legal task/instruction issued by seniors
The candidates must possess a Certificate in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration or equivalent
Artisans with more than five (5) years in HVAC engineering field should also apply
Skills and Knowledge Preferences:
VRV’s/Multi V’s
Maintenance Environment
Split Systems
Packaged Units
Hideaways etc.
Please forward your application to:
The Human Resources Department
Energy Systems Group
P.O. Box 20076
Closing Date: 07 February 2016
Only candidates who meet the above requirements will be responded to:


General Summary: achieves maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned business territory by effectively selling the company products and services.
•Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship based approach
•Demonstrates products and services to existing and potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs
•Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory to generate new business for the organizations products and services
•Makes telephone calls and in person visits and conducts presentations to existing and prospective customers
•Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential
•Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for prospective and current customers
•Expedites the resolutions of customer problems an complaints
•Analyses the territory/market potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customer value to the organization
•Creates and manages a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities
•Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products and services
•Plans and organizes personal sales strategy by maximizing the return on Time Investment for the market segment
•Supplies management with oral with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interest, competitive activities and potential for new products and services
•Reports directly to the Sales Manager
The candidate must have at least a Diploma in Sales and Marketing and two (2) years experience in the sales and marketing environment.
•Must be result orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
•Ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
•Demonstrated aptitude for problem solving
•The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite applications.
•Knowledge of Pastel software would be an added advantage
•Must have own car and drivers license
Those who are interested should forward their Curriculum Vitae to not later than 5th February 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Administration Assistant

There is an open vacancy at University of Botswana(Gaborone) for Administration Assistant(IRC641).
A minimum of COSC/BGCSE/GCE or equivalent qualification with up to 6 months training in basic clerical administration.Technology,Records Management and knowledge of student systems or comparable student information management systems will be an added advantage
Salary:The University offers a competitive salary and benefits,which is commensurate with with qualifications,skills and experience.
The successful candidate will be expected to to carry out a broad range of clerical administrative activities in one of :-
* Student registration and advising
* Knowledge of student registration systems
* Examination services
* Student registration
* Graduation services
* Committee services
* Accurately process documentation
* Record and retrieve data manually and in computerized databases
* File documentation
* Perform compiling committee meetings documents and registration material
*Other clerical administrative support functions to provide fast accurate and cost-effective services to all relevant users
Closing date: 2016-02-03
Contact:Applicant are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the university to determine their suitability for the position. The should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for,provide current CV(including telephones,telefax and email),certified true copies of educational certificates and transcripts,names and addresses of 3 referees,and send complete documentation to:
The Manager
Appointments and Administration(Support)
University of Botswana
Private Bag UB 0022
Hand delivered applications should be submitted to
Administration Block
108/6/GF or 108/7/GF


Geoflux(Gaborone) for Receptionist.
The applicant must have 3 years post qualification experience
Details:* Demonstrable and traceable evidence of qualification and practical experience in training in matters of office environment.
* Multi tasking capability without compromising quality.
* Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications i.e MS Word and MS Excel are required
* A driving license will be an added advantage
Closing date: 2016-02-08

The Human Resources Manager
P O Box 2403 AAD Poso House
or email to
Tel: 3975-105


Bamalete Lutheran Hospital(Ramotswa)
Bachelor of Science Degree(Human Resource Nutrition & Dietetics)
2 years experience
C2(BWP105,300 - BWP125,880) per annum
The officer should be able to work independently and his/her responsibilities will include among others:
* Nutritional management of inpatients and outpatients
* Health education
* Co-operation with catering department
Closing date: 2016-02-09
Contact:Principal Personnel Officer
Bamalete Lutheran Hospital
P O Box V6

Senior Registered Nurse

Senior Registered Nurse.
Qualifications:Diploma in General Nursing
Experience:2 years experience
Salary:C2(BWP105,300 - BWP125,880) per annum
* All duties related to a busy district hospital
* Bedside nursing
* Critical assessment of patients and their families,and address their needs
* Ensure and maintain accurate nursing records
* Ensure a safe caring environment for patients,families and staff
Contract:1 Year
Closing date: 2016-02-09
Principal Personnel Officer
Bamalete Lutheran Hospital
P O Box V6

Director, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes (D-2)

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva is seeking highly qualified and experienced candidates for the position of
Director, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes (D-2)

The Director of Division is responsible of promoting development of national policies and international support measures to build productive capacities for economic development and poverty reduction in Africa, least developed countries and other groups of countries in special situations, and to progressively and beneficially integrate them into the global economy.
The Director will possess:
  • in-depth knowledge of the economic challenges and opportunities facing ALDCs, and the role of trade and development; 
  • expert knowledge and demonstrated ability in analyzing, interpreting, formulating and communicating complex policies and strategies;
  • be accountable for his/her decisions and actions and promotes ownership and responsibility at all levels. 
  • have high integrity, loyalty and maturity;
  • communicate effectively;
  • cultivate productive working relationships and shows leadership across the Organization and stakeholders;
  • represent the Organization at the highest level.

Applications from women are strongly encouraged.  
For more information go to:


Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellows

The Middle East Research Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organization with a focus on the processes of democratization and nation-building in the Middle East in general, and Kurdistan and Iraq in particular, through evidence-based research and engagement in policy debates. MERI is based in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
MERI seeks to appoint experienced Research Fellows (RF) and/or Senior Research Fellows (SRF) in any one of these five research Programme Directorates:
  • International Politics and National Security  [Code: RF-J1032; SRF-J1010]
  • Democracy and Governance                [Code: RF-J1033; SRF-J1014]
  • Economics, Energy and Environment       [Code: RF-J1019; SRF-J1018]
  • Science, Health, Education and Public Services [Code: RF-J1023; SRF-J1022]
  • Community, Civil Society and Cultural Development [Code: RF-J1027; SRF-J1026]
Applicants must have a strong academic background and proven experience in their field of study. Both RF and SRF positions will have the opportunity to engage with key stakeholders and policy-makers in Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the wider Middle East while promoting and conducting policy focused research on-the-ground, in the region.
Job description
The job holder is responsible for:
  • Identifying and establishing policy research projects, while taking the responsibility to lead and manage such projects.
  • Producing high quality reports, academic papers and journal articles based on the analysis of data and literature with a clear and engaging writing style.
  • Working independently and autonomously on a number of research and policy projects simultaneously, as required.
  • Managing external relationships with funders and other stakeholders that lead to the submission of funding for proposals.
  • Presenting papers based on policy and research work to policy-makers, academics and other audiences including the media.
  • Seniority (RF vs SRF) will be determined by level of experience in policy research, project management, fund raising and publications.
  • All contracts will be on a fixed two-year term contract
Personal requirements
Candidates are expected to have:
  • A postgraduate degree in a relevant topic.
  • Fluency in English with excellent writing and communication skills.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience (in research, academia, government, journalism or similar.)
  • Experience in project leadership and management, developing project proposals and raising funds.
  • Ability to work independently while offering support to other members of the team.
  • Proven experience conducting primary research, interacting with government and non-government actors.
  • A track record in producing written material for different audiences (academic and policy environment and the general public), including policy reports, research papers and briefs.
Advantageous points
  • Holding PhD or MPhil in a subject related to the institutes work.
  • Work experience within international think tanks or research organisations.
  • Experience living and working in the Middle East.
  • Experience dealing with a broad network of, donors and funding bodies.
  • Command of additional languages (especially fluency in Arabic and Kurdish).
Seniority (RF or SRF) will be determined by the candidate’s level of experience in policy research, project management, fund raising and high impact publications.
More information available on; or from
Applicants must submit:
  1. The Institute’s online application form (on or
  2. An up-to-date CV and
  3. A covering letter.
Contracts are for 2 years, renewable.
Salary: $36,000 - $72,000   (tax free)
Post holders will be based in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Closing date: 30 January, 2016  

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