Barclays Bank in Botswana JOB Programme

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Finance & Administrative Assistant - African Development Bank Group

  • Position title: Finance & Administrative Assistant - TGFO
  • Grade: GS8
  • Position N°: 50078910
  • Reference: ADB/16/063
  • Publication date: 15/04/2016
  • Closing date: 05/05/2016
  • Country: Togo


The African Development Bank Field Office in Togo  (TGFO) has been established to strengthen dialogue between the Bank and Government, development partners, the private sector, and the civil society, in the design of its development policy and programs, as well as on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy. The office also seeks to assist the operational functions of the Bank Group in launching and follow up of projects and programs in Togo. The major functions of the office fall under the major areas of: country programming, project administration, promoting participation, regional integration, and aid co-ordination, in line with the partnership principles and with a view to increasing development effectiveness and impact. TGFO invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position of Finance & Administrative Assistant. This is a local position, and posting will be in the Togo Field Office (Lomé) of the African Development Bank Group.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the overall administrative authority of the Resident Representative, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will undertake to implement the TGFO’s administrative services including accounting and budgeting, human resources activities and supervision of use of office facilities and resources. He/she will carry out effective recording, control and management of Bank resources, the Office’s operational activities in keeping with the Bank’s policies and guidelines. Other specific duties and responsibilities include the following: 
1. Budget preparation and implementation:
  • Participate in drawing up the administrative budget of the Bank’s Office following the schedule set by the Budget Department while taking into account the particular investment needs of the Office;
  • Ensure recording, up-dating and monitoring expenditure in accordance with the Bank’s internal control rules and procedures.
  • Report periodically on the status of budget implementation and propose possible revisions.
  • Establishing procedures and controls to improve efficiency of service and identify cost savings and promote efficient use of Bank resources.
  • Advise the management on methods to improve control environment in the Field Office.
2. Finance and Accounting
  • Ensure timely payments of all bills for TGFO in line with established financial procedures and regulations.
  • Ensuring proper documentation of payment vouchers and all other supporting documents.
  • Process for payment and maintain individual staff mission expenditure; advances and balances.
  • Keep and maintain daily updates of all the required Field Office books of accounts, records, inventory and files in order, and all financial transactions captured and entered in SAP.
  • Produce for review and final approval of the Resident Representative, all the Office monthly financial and budget execution reports.
  • Undertake timely preparation and verification of reports, statements and schedules for auditing of the Country Office activities. 
3. Human Resources Management
  • Keep all staff records/files up-dated.
  • Up-date and submit monthly reports on personnel management.
  • Manage office staff benefits in accordance with the Human Resources policy and instructions in force.
4. General Administration: institutional procurement of goods and services and
 Management of property and equipment
  • Undertake procurement of goods and services in keeping with the Bank’ rules and procedures.
  • Manage the preparation and monitoring of service providers’ contracts.
  • Keep stock of office supplies and inventory of Bank property and equipment.
  • Management of office vehicles in accordance with the bank’s transport policy and instructions in force.
  • Ensure the quality of Bank facilities in Togo, including workspaces, property and equipment as well as service provision relating to the upkeep, maintenance and security of facilities according to Bank standards.
  • Organize, supervise and monitor the activities of administrative staff and ensure appropriate training for the latter in order to obtain quality services.
  • Ensure all administrative documents necessary for the proper functioning of the office and staff are obtained from the relevant authorities.
  • Proper management and control of office stores and petty cash.
  • Ensure administrative support to all the Field Office staff and bank’s visiting mission as required.
  • Ensure that proper filing is undertaken in the Field Office;
  • Ensure that proper control mechanism and segregation of duties are in place, and that Bank procedures are fully implemented.

Selection Criteria

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, and/or Finance;
  • Membership to an internationally recognized professional accounting body (e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA) will be considered as an added advantage.
  • At least Six (6) years of relevant work experience. Experience in a similar post in a multilateral organization will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in administrative; financial accounting and full range of office support work, with a high level of sustained performance.
  • Thorough knowledge and use of all relevant computer software and the ability to help organize data and information retrieval systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, multicultural environment and to function effectively as a member of various groups
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (SAP, Word, Excel, Access, MS Projects and PowerPoint).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in French. Knowledge of English will be considered as an advantage.
Information on the position: This position does not attract international terms and conditions. The post holder will be considered as a local staff and will therefore not have international terms and conditions of employment.
Only applicants who already have the right to live and work in Togo will be considered for this position. The bank does not support applications for work permits and relocation.

Apply online

To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.

Principal Pension Officer - African Development Bank Group

  • Position title: Principal Pension Officer - SRPU
  • Grade: PL-4
  • Position N°: 50000519
  • Reference: ADB/16/050
  • Publication date: 18/04/2016
  • Closing date: 09/05/2016
  • Country: Côte d’Ivoire


The Staff Retirement Plan Unit (SRPU or the Plan) is a special and autonomous entity established by the Board of Governors Resolution of 05/89, and is tasked with the following principal objectives:
1.  To provide beneficiaries of the Plan with secure and stable pension upon retirement, and administer benefits, i.e. normal or early retirement, withdrawal benefit, death benefit, disability and other benefits under the Plan;
2.  To manage the Staff Retirement Plan (SRP) of the Bank under the guidance of the Steering Committee and the Board and ensure its financial soundness through appropriate pension and investment policies.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Plan Administrator & Head of the SRPU, the Principal Pension Officer will have the following responsibilities:
1. Lead the interaction with Plan’s actuarial service providers to deliver accurate and timely reports and statistics as required to enable actuarial valuations, asset liability management, mortality studies and other related projects.
2. Provide accurate and timely management reports and statistics as required, for actuarial valuation purposes as well as other studies and projects and cooperating closely with the scheme's professional and technical advisers.
3. Communicate with members on the benefits of the Plan and enhance the general level of understanding of the Plan provisions and benefits to members.
4. Ensure the systems in use to keep record and perform calculations are up-to-date and suitable for the needs of the Plan and in line with best practices.
5. Recommend strategies and methodologies for the improvement of financial management, accounting and information systems of the SRP and help implementing solutions.
6. Ensure that accurate and complete records of the members of the Plan are maintained in order to have reliable actuarial valuation, and make correct benefits’ payments in compliance with Plan rules and regulations.
7. Ensure that schemes operate effectively and meet performance, quality and customer care targets, as well as complying with best practice where possible.
8. Registration of new members of the Plan, reconcile members’ register with periodic contributions, as well as updating of personal records while maintaining confidential communications with Plan members.
9. Develop annual and other financial reports for presentation to the Steering and Investment Committees as well as communication to members.
10. Ensure the transparency, integrity and consistency of the financial processes, use of funds and financial information in compliance with best practices and that systems are up to date and suitable for the needs of the Plan.
11. Resolve complex or controversial issues that may arise with individual pension claims, in liaison with the Legal Department.
12. Develop information resources, including the provision of seminars, training sessions and writing scheme literature such as leaflets and update websites, for scheme members and potential members.
13. Undertake any other duties as directed by the Head of SRPU.

    Selection Criteria

    1. At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field.
    2. A minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience in pension benefit management, investment of assets of pension schemes in the capital market or actuarial services. 
    3. Familiarity with actuarial issues, finance and accounting activities and the functioning of the pension unit.
    4. Experience of pension management with international organizations and/or actuarial practice would be an advantage.
    5. Confirmed analytical skills, good organizational skills, ability to multitask; work with attention to details.
    6. Fully conversant with Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); ERP proficiency as well as familiarity with pension software would be an advantage.
    7. Excellent writing and oral skills in English and/or French with a good working knowledge of the other.

    Apply online

    To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.


    REF: MYSC 4/4/32 I (27) DATE: 14th April 2016
    Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens for the below mentioned 12 months contract positions which exist at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 Local Organising Committee Secretariat under the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, Gaborone. Talented, proactive, self-driven and visionary candidates are therefore sought to fill the two (2) positions.
    Salary Scale: D1 (P266, 460 – P294, 180) per annum.
    Leave: 30 working days per annum.
    a) Severance pay upon the expiry of contract.
    b) Payment of accrued leave days upon the expiry of contract.
    Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Human Resource Management, Sport Development or Physical Science or any related field. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
    Experience: A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant post qualification experience two (2) of which should have been served at the level of D2 in the Public Service or equivalent level in a Parastatal or Private sector organisation.
    • Technical Knowledge of Netball
    • Communication Skills
    • Strategic Thinking and Innovation
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Team Leadership
    • Interpersonal Relations
    • Assertiveness and Decisiveness
    • Critical Thinking and Innovation
    • Quality Decision Making
    Purpose of the Job:
    The incumbent will be accountable to the General Manager, Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) and responsible for the equitable implementation of the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 Secretariat’s terms and conditions of employment, policies and practices, industrial relations and staff welfare, and the provision of efficient value for money administration and procurement services. The incumbent will further be required to organize, manage and control the Preparation of accounts and financial statements, in accordance with deadlines and in compliance with international accounting standards which represents an accurate and true reflection of the Secretariat’s accounts.
    Key performance areas:
    • Existence of effective Human Resource and Administration policies, practices and procedures in line with Botswana Labour Laws.
    • Minimize employee grievance and complaints by speedy resolution of disputes
    • Promotion of constructive management employee relations
    • Efficiency of administrative services
    • Effective and efficient management of staff relations (organizational climate)
    • Accuracy of Accounts and compliance with deadlines
    • Compliance with accounting systems and procedures
    • Security and integrity of data
    • Minimize audit queries
    Core Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
    1. Provides strategic HR direction by managing the overall human resources functions and the development of best practice methods thus ensuring implementation of appropriate initiatives to meet the Secretariat’s manpower requirements and strategies.
    2. Ensures uniform and consistent application of the Secretariat’s policies, evaluates and reviews existing policies governing conditions of service, HR practices taking cognizance of statutory requirements and regulations governing labour force in Botswana.
    3. Fosters a working environment which is conducive to the development of motivated integrated team and positive working relationships through optimizing consultative and communication process and equitable implementation of disciplinary and grievance procedures.
    4. Develops and implements the Secretariat’s accounting policy, systems, and procedures and advises the General Manager on all financial matters.
    5. Coordinates the Secretariat’s budget planning process and assists relevant officers in budget preparation, consolidates overall organizational budget.
    6. Monitors the Secretariat’s expenditure against budget and provides timely advice on the financial situation.
    7. Manages the maintenance of accurate records of the Secretariat grants allocation.
    8. Manages signing of Service Level Agreements with Service Providers and Sponsors.
    9. Presides over the internal tender process to ensure compliance with procedures in place and acquisition of capital assets and services.
    Salary Scale: D3 (P201, 516 – P222, 468) per annum.
    Leave: 30 working days per annum.
    a) Severance pay upon the expiry of contract.
    b) Payment of accrued leave days upon the expiry of contract.
    Qualifications: Bachelor of Accounting/Commerce/Finance or any related field.
    Experience: A minimum of eight (8) years relevant post qualification experience two (2) of which should have been served at the level of D4 in the Public Service or equivalent level in a Parastatal or Private sector organisation.
    • Good Interpersonal Skills
    • Good Communication Skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
    • Computer User Application Skills
    • Financial Management
    Purpose of the Job:
    The incumbent will be reporting to Corporate Services Manager and responsible for provision of general financial and administrative support including budgeting, maintenance of up-to-date records and reports on financial transactions, banking, credit control and general records management.
    Key Performance Areas:
    • Accounting Support
    • Banking
    • Budgeting
    • Credit Payment
    • Procurement
    • Records and Information Management
    • General office administration (records management, management of office supplies, management of petty cash)
    Core Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
    1. Ensures that the laid down financial procedures are followed at all times.
    2. Assists in the Secretariat’s budgeting process.
    3. Updates the Secretariat’s 2017 grant allocation and monitors the grant allocation balance.
    4. Maintains proper filing system of all transactions within assigned responsibilities for audit and accounting purposes.
    5. Checking supplier invoices for pricing, coding, limits, authority and validity and taking up queries with suppliers.
    6. Receives invoices from creditors and inputs invoices into the computerized accounting system and raises cheques for authorized payments.
    7. Inputs supplier invoices and expense claims into Finance System and makes reconciliations.
    8. Timely payment of all accounts including supplier invoices, bank transfers and payroll liabilities.
    9. Administers payroll for authorization and transmission.
    10. Mainatains petty cash.
    11. Raises debtor invoices as and when required.
    12. Types letters, memoranda, reports and minutes for staff other than those with Secretaries (items maybe highly confidential) on request using an appropriate word processing package.
    13. Adheres to high standards of confidentiality and professionalism.
    Applicants should quote the number of the vacancy circular and give the following details:
    ● Full names and contact details.
    ● Brief summary of career with duties (Curriculum Vitae and current basic salary)
    ● Certified copies of certificates and National Identity card.
    •At least two (2) recent references (not more than 2 years).
    In case of serving officers, the following should be provided:
    ● Date of first appointment
    ● Present post, salary scale and date of appointment thereto.
    All applications from serving public officers should be routed through their Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries. Applications not so routed will not be considered.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
    Applications should be addressed to:
    The Permanent Secretary
    Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture
    Private Bag 00514
    OR Hand Deliver at MYSC, Central Business District, behind High Court of Botswana, sixth (6) floor, Records Management Unit.
    In addition, applicants are required to submit an electronic summary of their CV. Please e-mail and to request for the required CV format.
    Closing Date: 23rd May 2016
    For further information required contact the Human Resources Office on: Phone: 3682600


    TEMPORARY CLERK ASSISTANT (4 positions) Vacancy circular No :4
    Temporary Clerk Assistant (4 positions) - 2 Tenable in Gaborone,1 in Francistown,1 in Maun
    Salary Scale : B5/3 (P25 308 - P43 176 per Annum)
    COSC/BGCSE Certificate with credit in English and Setswana..
    1. Problem Solving
    2. Time Management..
    3. Drive for Results
    4. Communicating effectively
    5. Intergrity and trust
    6. Ethics and values
    To provide clerical services in the Court Registry.
    1. Registers cases and maintains case registers.
    2. Dispatches Writs and summons to relevant persons/organisations
    3. Files case records and documents
    4. Assists the public on simple routine procedure of case registration
    Quote the number of this vacancy circular and give the following details.
    a) Full names, address, date and place of birth
    b) CV
    c) Certified copies of certificates,and ID
    d) Atleast 2 recent work related references
    e) In case of serving Public Offices.
    1)Date of first appointment
    2)Present post, scale and date of appointment thereto.
    All applications from serving Public Officers must be routed through their heads of departments and permanent secretaries. Applications not so routed will not be considered.
    Applications should be addressed to:
    The Registrar
    Private Bag BR 267
    or be hand delivered at
    Records Management Unit,
    Gaborone Office,
    on or before 20th May 2016.
    Source :Daily News, Tuesday April 19, 2016


    Botswana Christian AIDS Intervention Programme seeks to recruit suitably and highly motivated individuals with strong commitment to improving people’s life through implementation of HIV prevention and TB treatment programs.
    As a Christian based organisation we seek to work with people with a Christian background.
    Job Purpose: To coordinate the implementation of the TB/HIV activities in the assigned districts through supervision of TB/HIV Treatment Supporters and coordinating with local health facilities and stakeholders.
    * Minimum Diploma in Social Sciences or related field
    * Two(2) years’ experience in HIV/TB program implementation
    * A valid driver’s license is a MUST.
    * Ability to collect, collate & review programmatic data
    * Good Report writing skills
    * Familiarity with public health system & local NGO’s & CBO’s is desirable
    * Ability to work under pressure and meet strict reporting deadlines.
    * Computer literate (Microsoft office)
    * Good communication skills
    * Supervise TB/HIV Treatment Supporters in the district
    * Responsible for ensuring program targets are met and produce monthly data & qualitative reports.
    * Plan and organise project activities at district level
    * Liaise with District Health Management Team to deliver on district TB/HIV initiatives.
    * Represent BOCAIP in all district forums
    Please note:
    * The districts are; Kgalagadi South, Kgalagadi North,Bobirwa, , Okavango, Tutume, Kweneng West,Mahalapye,Serowe,Palapye and Gaborone
    * Applicants must indicate the location (district) they wish to be posted to.
    * BOCAIP will only respond to shortlisted candidates
    Closing date for submission:
    9th May 2016 at 1630hrs
    All applications should be submitted to:
    Plot 3284, Ext. 12
    P O Box 601963
    Tel: (267) 3916 454
    FAX (267) 3971 820

    Sales assistant

    VACAVNCY: Sales assistant
    A reputed business group urgently requires a ''MALE'' Sales assistant;
    the right candidate should have:
    * knowledge of computer applications e.g Microsoft word and Excel 
    * Knowledge of customer service principles hardworking and very confident
    * presentable and willing to go an extra mile
    * Strong communication skills in English and setswana
    * willing to work on full time basis
    Please email ur cv's to Kesego.Ditlhage@
    Closing date 30th April 2016

    ‪#‎VACANCIES‬: StayWell Hotels

    ‪#‎VACANCIES‬: StayWell Hotels
    A newly revamped and upgraded Boutique Hotel, StayWell Hotels
    (formerly StayWell Executive Suites) is about to open for business.
    Unique opportunities exist for motivated, self-driven and experienced professionals with the right attitude to operate and manage its new 30 roomed fully serviced boutique hotel.
    •General Manager,
    •Food and Beverage Executive,
    •Finance and Administration Executive
    For the above, an Advanced Hotel Diploma is essential and a minimum experience of five years in the hospitality industry is required. An Advanced Diploma/ AAT/ Degree in a finance/Accounting field is required for the Finance post.
    A minimum of two years experience in a hospitality environment is
    required for the following posts:
    • IT/Marketing Officer
    • Chef
    • Waitress
    • Bar Man
    • Rooms/Laundry Attendant (Housekeeper)
    • Cleaners( General/Public Areas)
    • Reservations Clerk / Receptionists
    • Porter
    • Maintenance Officer
    Applicants must be specific to what job they are applying for.
    Applications which include a covering letter, resume, ID and certified copies of relevant qualifications should be sent to:
    The Human Resources and Administration Manager
    P.O. Box 1127,
    Or hand delivered at: StayWell Hotel, Plot 5414, Mogoditshane Road, Mogoditshane
    Or Email:
    For enquiries please contact Ms. Sekgoma on (+267) 395 2868
    Closing Date: 20th May 2016.
    Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

    Careers at The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund

    The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund invites young ambitious Botswana Citizens to apply for the position below. A valid Botswana driver’s license is required.
    The purpose of this position is to manage the regional functions and ensure accurate analysis, administration and communication of pension related benefits; to monitor claims and ensure proper assessment protocols are observed in order to remit accurate benefits to eligible beneficiaries.


    You are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or equivalent plus at least 5 years’ experience in Fund Administration environment.
    The purpose of this position is to receive and reconcile contributions, administer pension and trust benefits in accordance with relevant legislations and ensure accurate and timely payment of benefits.


    The position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counselling plus 3 years post qualification experience.
    The purpose of this position is to provide Internal Information Technology Audit services.


    The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Computing and Information Systems or related plus at least 5 years ‘experience working with IT systems including appreciation of enterprise networks and security products such as CCNA, MCSE.
    Internal Audit experience will be an added advantage.

    Company profile

    The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund is a Defined Contribution Fund for Public Officers. It has more than 150 000 members, 7 000 pensioners and has operations in Gaborone, Francistown, Kang and Maun.


    The remuneration for the above position will be commensurate with the education and experience.

    Closing date and application instructions

    Only applicants who meet the above requirements need apply giving detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae only.
    Please note that only candidates shortlisted will be entered into correspondence with.
    Please respond in writing to:
    The Chief Executive Officer/Principal Officer

    Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund Secretariat
    Private Bag 00195
    OR hand deliver at
    Letsema Office Park
    Plot 61920
    (No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted)
    CLOSING DATE for all applications is 6th May 2016.


    THE MR PRICE GROUP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity. They are looking for a store manager and manager to join their shop in Pilane. The successful candidate should have the following:

    Minimum Requirements:
    Grade 12 qualification essential-Previous management experience in a retail store is essential(ideally in a store Manager/Assistant Manager Role)-Merchandising and selling skills Essential-Financial And Meticulous Admin Skills

    To apply please fax CV, Matric Certificate And I’d Copy to (00267) 393 0532 or email to,

    *please only express interest if you are a BOTS CITIZEN or have permanent residency
    Please quote the following as your reference:
    Store Manager Application:SM-Pilane Crossing
    Assistant Store Manager :ASM-Pilane Crossing

    Closing Date: 7 May 2016

    Government of Botswana Jobs at Records Management Unit,Gaborone

    Vacancy circular No : 4 Temporary Clerk Assistants wanted at the following areas, 2 Tenable in Gaborone, 1 in Francistown and 1 in Maun. Salary Scale : B5/3 (P25 308 – P43 176 per Annum) -

    COSC/BGCSE Certificate with credit in English and Setswana.

    1.Problem Solving
    2.Time Management..
    3.Drive for Results
    4.Communicating effectively
    5. Intergrity and trust
    6.Ethics and values

    Main Purpose Of The Job.
    To provide clerical services in the Court Registry.

    1.Registers cases and maintains case registers.
    2.Dispatches Writs and summons to relevant persons/organisations
    3.Files case records and documents
    4.Assists the public on simple routine procedure of case registration

    Quote the number of this vacancy circular and give the following details.
    a)Full names,address,date and place of birth
    c)Certified copies of certificates,and ID
    d) Atleast 2 recent work related references
    e)In case of serving Public Offices.
    1)Date of first appointment
    2)Present post,scale and date of appointment thereto.

    All applications from serving Public Officers must be routed through their heads of departments and permanent secretaries.Applications not so routed will not be considered.

    Applications should be addressed to :The Registrar,Private Bag BR 267, Broadhurst,Gaborone or be hand delivered at Records Management Unit,Gaborone Office,on or before 20th May 2016,

    Source :Daily News,Tuesday April 19,2016

    Job Positions in Gaborone

    Boux Communications understand that their success depends on the caliber and skills of their people. They strive to attract and retain employees with the right skills and attributes to help grow their business and its people.  They have an environment in which employees feel valued and also support their values, strategies and priorities. Boux Communications offers equal opportunities and is inviting applications for the following positions in Gaborone: -

    1. Communications officer
    2. Marketing Assistants x2
    3. Multi Media (Graphics, film, Photography) x2
    4. Brand Strategist

    All applicants who meet the above requirements should send their applications, CV’s and Certified copies of relevant certificates to:


    Closing date: 5 May 2016


    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) currently has fifteen Member States[1] with a population of approximately 250 million people and a combined GDP of USD 467.3 billion (2006).  The overall objective of SADC is to achieve development and economic growth, which is to be attained through increased regional integration, built on democratic principles and equitable and sustainable development. 
    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: 
    PositionJob Grade
    1.             Director Policy Planning and Resource Mobilization                              2
    2.             Director Human Resources and Administration                                    2
    3.             Director Budget and Finance                                                               2
    4.             Secretary to the SADC Administrative Tribunal (SADCAT)                    2
    5.             Senior Officer Public Relations                                                            4
    6.             Senior Officer Conference Services                                                     4
    7.             Senior Finance Officer – Management Accounting                               4
    8.             Executive Assistant to the Executive Secretary (EA-ES)                       4
    9.             Head of SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre (SPGRC)                    4
    10.           Risk Management Coordinator                                                           5
    11.           Senior Procurement Officer                                                                4
    12.           Communications and Relations Officer (External)                                 7
    13.           Development and Performance Management Officer                           7
    14.           Human Resources Officer                                                                   7
    15.           Administration and Logistics Officer                                                     7
    16.           Officer Documentation  x 2                                                                  7
    The SADC Secretariat offers a competitive package for all the positions listed below.
    Job Grade              Average Package per Annum:
    Job Grade 2            US$ 90, 828
    Job Grade 4            US$ 81, 650  
    Job Grade 5            US$ 77, 090
    Job Grade 6            US$ 72, 527
    Job Grade 7            US$ 68, 726
    Submission of Applications
    Closing Date: Applications must be submitted to the SADC National Contact Points in the following respective Member States not later than or on 13th May 2016:
    Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
    Please be informed that due to the SADC recruitment policy, some Member States may not be eligible to apply for some positions at the moment due to rules on respresentation at management level and availability of quota point. Please take note of the table below:
    CountryPositions at Director Level (Grade 2)Positions Below Director Level
    AngolaNot eligible - Already representedEligible
    DRCNot eligible - Already representedEligible
    LesothoNot eligible - Insufficient quota pointsEligible
    MauritiusNot eligible - Insufficient quota pointsNot eligible - Insufficient quota points
    South AfricaNot eligible - Already representedEligible
    SwazilandNot eligible - Insufficient quota pointsNot eligible - Insufficient quota points
    TanzaniaNot eligible - Insufficient quota pointsNot eligible - Insufficient quota points
    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 3 pages updated curriculum vitae;
    c)                 certified copies of your degree(s), Diploma(s) and Certificate(s); and
    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 application, on the day of your interview.
    Gender Mainstreaming
    SADC is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from female candidates.
    Closing Date: 13 May 2016
    If you are results orientated, you have a passion for the transformation and development of Southern Africa, and possess the required competencies, please submit your application.
    Only applicants, who meet the requirements of the SADC Secretariat and being considered for interview, will be contacted. Should you not hear from the SADC Secretariat within four weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.
    Details can also be obtained from the National Contact Point in your respective country.

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