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VACANCIES AT BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE


“BE THE SHIELD OF THE NATION”
INVITATION TO JOIN THE BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE
LIMITED VACANCIES FOR RECRUIT PRIVATES
QUALIFICATION
-Potential Candidates should possess BGCSE or Equivalent with a minimum of 24 Points
-Any other qualification will be added advantage
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
a. Botswana Citizens both male and female (with no dual citizenship)
b. Should be in possession of a valid National ID card (Omang).
c. Aged between 18-24 years.
d. Be physically and mentally fit.
e. No adverse criminal records
f. Minimum height of 165 cm for males and 160 cm for females
g. Minimum body weight of 55 Kg for males and 45 Kg for females.
h. All candidates shall undergo the selection process which includes both physical fitness assessment and comprehensive medical examination.
j. Female candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment.
KEY SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
A skilled and adaptable team player, who is resilient, composed, trustworthy with integrity and selfless commitment to work.
REMUNERATION, BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES
BDF offers competitive remuneration and benefit packages commensurate with qualification over and above the following;
a. Free accommodation and subsidised utilities
b. Professional and academic growth
c. Local and international exposure
d. 20% BDF allowance
e. Free advanced medical care
MANDATORY TRAINING: Successful candidates will have to undergo a 6 months Basic Military Training. On completion of training Privates must be ready to serve in various geographic locations and environmental conditions.
NB: As part of National HIV Prevention Campaign, the BDF encourage recruits candidates to undergo Voluntary Safe Male Circumcision prior to recruitment. (However, Non circumcision is not a disqualifying criterion).
Certified copies of relevant educational certificates/documents, transcripts, CV, references and a valid National identity card (Omang) must be enclosed in the application and forwarded by Post to:
The Commander
Botswana Defence Force
Reference: PVT-Recruit Vacancy 1/16
Private Bag X06
Gaborone
Closing date: 30 September 2016
Hand deliveries will not be allowed.
Only successful candidates will be shortlisted for selection.
For Enquiries call 3662135/71373483

Jobs Opportunities tenable in Selibe Phikwe, Francistown and Gaborone


Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership seeks an assertive, flexible, hand on, results driven individuals, with good communication skills and keen interest in research to join our team in the following position.
Research Assistants (3)
(tenable in Selibe Phikwe, Francistown and Gaborone)
The incumbent will report to the Study Coordinator and will assist in identifying and carrying out screening of potential study participants.

Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities
  • She/he should be part of the development and implementation of a community education plan to inform relevant stake holders about the study.
  • Working in the hospital and Clinics in the study catchment area to identify potential participants to be screened for study protocols.
  • Collecting blood specimen as per the relevant guidelines.
  • Completing paperwork related to specimen transport, and transporting study- related specimens to the laboratory as per the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Keeping a log/ inventory of all potential study participants who need to be followed at a later date.
  • Working with the entire clinical and recruitment team on site to ensure that retention targets are met.
  • Contact participants prior to their scheduled appointments to ensure adherence to the visit schedules and where necessary making physical visits to participants.
  • Assisting in any other duties as may be assigned by the Study Physician, Head Research Nurse, PI or Study Coordinator.
  • Maintains participant’s confi dentiality at all times.
Qualification & Experience
  • O’level plus two years’ experience in clinical research support.
  • The incumbent must also have professional experience in counselling.
  • Computer literacy is required.

Company profile

Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership is a collaborative research and training initiative between government of Botswana and the Harvard School of Public Health. BHP is dedicated to fight HIV/AIDS and related public health challenges through collaborative research, education and capacity building.

Closing date and application instructions

Qualifying and competent individuals are requested to forward their detailed applications to:
Programme Administrator
Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership
Private Bag BO320
Gaborone
Closing date: 5th August 2016
Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidate.

Location

Selibe Phikwe, Francistown and Gaborone

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT BOTETI MINING


The Boteti Mining is embarking on exploration with a view to developing more mining projects. Karowe invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following position:
Human Resources Practitioner – Tenable in Letlhakane (REF: KDM 022)
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Practitioner will be responsible for providing a one stop HR Service to the mine departments.

Requirements

Effectiveness Areas:
  • HR plans and standards
  • Recruitment, selection and placement
  • Performance management
  • Job analysis and evaluation
  • Work and residence permits
  • HR administration service
  • Housing administration
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Cost control
  • Safety, health and environmental compliance
Personal Attributes:
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Teamwork
  • Innovation
  • Customer care
  • Attention to detail
  • Change management
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Diploma or Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent Social Science Diploma / Degree.
  • Five (5) years post qualification experience in recruitment and salaries administration of which two (2) years should have been at a similar position.
  • Industrial relations, training and PMS will be an advantage.

Company profile

Boteti Mining (Pty.) Ltd. operates the Karowe Diamond Mine at Letlhakane in the Boteti sub district. The plant was commissioned in April 2012 and has gone on to achieve exceptional performance. It is the source of some truly special diamonds. The plant completed major upgrades that include introduction of X-Ray Transmission (XRT) technology in diamond recovery. This is adding to the already existing innovative application of autogenous milling in diamond processing.

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply enclosing detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates, clearly indicating the position applied for as well as the reference number on the email subject line torecruitment@botetimining.co.bw
Closing date for applications is August 5, 2016. Only short listed candidates will be responded to

Jobs at Rio 2016 - Batswana


To apply for a position, click here and submit your CV for the relevant vacancy. If your profile does not fit any current available position, sign up to our database. All opportunities are published only on this website www.talentosmanpowergroup.com.br and candidates must go through a selection process conducted by Rio 2016, without any type of fee for candidates.

PROGRAMMES MANAGER - Botswana Council of Churches (BCC)


PROGRAMMES MANAGER
Botswana Council of Churches (BCC) is a national network of Christian Churches and Institutions, started in 1965 and was formally established on the 21st May 1966. The Council exists to serve the churches, to create an enabling environment for them to serve God and all His people, especially those in need. The Council further serves to bring the churches together to actively engage development processes in Botswana.
BCC wishes to employ an individual for the position of Programs Manager
Main purpose of the job.
The Officer is expected to manage, develop and implement, monitor and evaluate BCC Programs and Projects.
Job Primary Responsibilities
a) Provide Technical Management in Designing, Coordinating, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting on the Programs of the Council.
b) Supervise Programs implementation for maximum impact and sustainability.
c) Prepare and Submit to the General Secretary/Board and Relevant Committees on Monthly/Quarterly and Annual Basis, Reports on the Operations of BCC Programs.
Programs Coordination Key Responsibilities are to:
1. Provide direction and technical support of BCC Programs.
2. Facilitate Networking BCC Programs and those of Member Churches and Institutions.
3. Maintain Networking with BCC Partners, Sister Organizations, Government and others.
4. Prepare and Present Periodic, Medium Term and Annual Reports.
5. Mobilize Resources for BCC Programs and to Support Members.
6. Develop and/or approve Work Plans for Programs.
7. Develop and maintain a monitoring and evaluation systems.
Qualifications
A degree or its equivalent in a relevant field such as Project Management/Social Sciences, Public Administration, Development Studies, Business Management, etc. Experience in Program Management at National or Regional Level with the Church or Non-Governmental Organizations will be an additional advantage.
The person must be fluent in Setswana and English. She/she must have 5 years experience in an FBO or NGO environment in a senior position and must have dealt with donor funded projects, preferably in FBO or NGO setting.
Requisite Knowledge and Skills
1. Lobbying and Advocacy Skills
2. Resource Mobilization Skills
3. Negotiations and Problem Solving Skills
4. Monitoring & Evaluation Skills
5. Excellent Communications and Interpersonal Skills.
6. Excellent Teamwork and People Management Skills
7. A Valid Driver’s License. Deadline: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Applications: Interested candidates should send an application with a full CV, 2 references plus a
Church support letter to:
General Secretary
Botswana Council of Churches
P.O Box 355 Gaborone
Tel/Fax: 3951981 Email: msimane@bcc.co.bw

FLEET OFFICER


To be responsible for the accurate processing of all operational requirements whilst providing excellent customer service of the highest standard, ensuring total customer satisfaction.

Key Duties

  • To effectively control losses through the process of identifying damages to our vehicles upon termination.
  • Ensure that any non-rentable vehicle is reported
  • Ensure that the compulsory vehicle checks are carried out each day prior to them being rented to customers.
  • Ensure that the required standard of customer service is maintained.
  • Report all customer queries or disputes
  • Ensure that company assets and resources are safeguarded at all times and take precaution to minimize any security risks.
  • Ensure that the car park and washing area are clean at all times and promote the image of the Company
  • Inspect vehicle with customers and staff to ensure any damages on the vehicle matches the quality card.

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Customer orientated
  • Must be able to adapt to working conditions quick
  • Good team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Positive image: must have a professional image

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in logistics
  • Valid class B license
  • At least 3 years’ experience
  • Experience in a Car rental business would be an added advantage

Closing date and application instructions

Please submit your applications (cv) to: mpho.lsc@globalh.bw
Closing date: 29th July 2016

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS - BOTSWANA HARVARD AIDS INSTITUTE PARTNERSHIP


Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership seeks an assertive, flexible, hand on, results driven individuals, with good communication skills and keen interest in research to join our team in the following position.
Research Assistants (3)
(tenable in Selibe Phikwe, Francistown and Gaborone)
The incumbent will report to the Study Coordinator and will assist in identifying and carrying out screening of potential study participants.

Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities
  • She/he should be part of the development and implementation of a community education plan to inform relevant stake holders about the study.
  • Working in the hospital and Clinics in the study catchment area to identify potential participants to be screened for study protocols.
  • Collecting blood specimen as per the relevant guidelines.
  • Completing paperwork related to specimen transport, and transporting study- related specimens to the laboratory as per the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Keeping a log/ inventory of all potential study participants who need to be followed at a later date.
  • Working with the entire clinical and recruitment team on site to ensure that retention targets are met.
  • Contact participants prior to their scheduled appointments to ensure adherence to the visit schedules and where necessary making physical visits to participants.
  • Assisting in any other duties as may be assigned by the Study Physician, Head Research Nurse, PI or Study Coordinator.
  • Maintains participant’s confi dentiality at all times.
Qualification & Experience
  • O’level plus two years’ experience in clinical research support.
  • The incumbent must also have professional experience in counselling.
  • Computer literacy is required.

Company profile

Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership is a collaborative research and training initiative between government of Botswana and the Harvard School of Public Health. BHP is dedicated to fight HIV/AIDS and related public health challenges through collaborative research, education and capacity building.

Closing date and application instructions

Qualifying and competent individuals are requested to forward their detailed applications to:
Programme Administrator
Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership
Private Bag BO320
Gaborone
Closing date: 5th August 2016
Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidate.

Location

Selibe Phikwe, Francistown and Gaborone

DRIVER/ MESSENGER - BOTSWANA HARVARD AIDS INSTITUTE PARTNERSHIP


Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership seeks an assertive, flexible, hand on, results driven individuals, with good communication skills and keen interest in research to join our team in the following position.
Driver/ Messenger (1)
Tenable in Gaborone

Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities
  • The right candidate will be expected to carry out day to day driver activities and run errands within the site, these may include picking specimens from the sites to the laboratory, transporting staff as well as carrying out any other assigned administrative duties.
Qualifications & Experience
  • The successful candidate must possess a minimum of O’Level plus a valid Botswana driver’s license with at least 2-3 years’ experience as a driver.

Company profile

Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership is a collaborative research and training initiative between government of Botswana and the Harvard School of Public Health. BHP is dedicated to fight HIV/AIDS and related public health challenges through collaborative research, education and capacity building.

Closing date and application instructions

Qualifying and competent individuals are requested to forward their detailed applications to:
Programme Administrator
Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership
Private Bag BO320
Gaborone
Closing date: 5th August 2016
Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidate.

PROCUREMENT OFFICER - FAIRGROUND HOLDINGS


Fairground Holdings is looking for self-motivated professionals committed to providing high level integrity and consistent accountability within a high pressure exciting environment. We invite suitably qualifi ed candidates to the following positions.
Procurement Officer
Main purpose of the job
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for implementation of the procurement procedures and processes of the company’s requirements in line with its Procurement Policy, Tender Regulations and annual budgets.

Requirements

Key Performance Areas
  • Prepares procurement specifications, terms of reference adverts/requests for quotations or invitation to tenders for the supply of the required goods and services.
  • Checks correctness and completeness of draft tender documents prepared by line managers, ensuring compliance with procurement policy and tender regulations in all respects.
  • Lead and provide instant guidance in the evaluation, selection, awarding and administration of tenders.
  • Provides guidance and support in defi ning the contractual requirements when entering service or supply contracts.
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure optimisation of service level agreement compliance, and minimise risk and unnecessary costs to the company.
Competencies
  • Problem Solving
  • Negotiation skills
  • Results focus
Qualifications and Experience
A Degree or Diploma in Purchasing and Supply/ Supply Chain Management or equivalent, and 5 years’ relevant post qualification experience.

Company profile

Fairground Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a leading and largest business in the provision of a one stop venue for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions in Botswana.

Closing date and application instructions

Candidates who meet the above requirements may apply enclosing current curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates and at least three (3) traceable references.
Address:
Human Resource Manager
P/ Bag B03
Gaborone
E-mail: recruitment@fgh.co.bw
Closing Date: 2nd of August 2016.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

TECHNICAL SUPPORT ENGINEER


Key Requirements

  • A formal qualification in IT
  • Knowledge and experience with the following: Bankworld CR2, Tieto, ATM, Wincor

Key Performance Area

  • Manage the ATM and credit card systems

Closing date and application instructions

Please send your MS WORD CV to carol@hutech.co.za or sonia@hutech.co.za
Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
Closing date: 13th August 2016

OPERATIONS INTERNAL AUDITOR - FAIRGROUND HOLDINGS


Fairground Holdings is looking for self-motivated professionals committed to providing high level integrity and consistent accountability within a high pressure exciting environment. We invite suitably qualified candidates to the following positions.
Operations Internal Auditor
Main purpose of the job
Reporting to the Accountant, the position exists to carry out daily operational sales audits by ensuring correct posting, allocation and balancing of all the company’s revenue centres. The position requires one to work during the night from time to time.

Requirements

Key Performance Areas
  • Checks all quotations, bookings and confirmations made on the day to ensure correct pricing, records discrepancies, compliance to reservations and allocation policies.
  • Daily Sales reconciliations of all revenue centres.
  • Oversees late night sales and secures stock returns and equipment.
  • Collates all statistics per revenue outlet and updates cumulative totals for the month against budget, and calculates variances.
  • Compiles Daily Sales report covering sales and statistics for distribution to Executive Management daily.
Competencies
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical skills
  • Eff ective Communication Skills
  • Attention to Detail
Qualifications and Experience
Diploma in Accounting, Finance, part ACCA or equivalent and 3 years’ relevant post qualification experience. Experience in the hospitality industry will be an added advantage.

Company profile

Fairground Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a leading and largest business in the provision of a one stop venue for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions in Botswana.

Closing date and application instructions

Candidates who meet the above requirements may apply enclosing current curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates and at least three (3) traceable references.
Address:
Human Resource Manager
P/ Bag B03
Gaborone
E-mail: recruitment@fgh.co.bw
Closing Date: 2nd of August 2016.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

COUNTRY MANAGER – BOTSWANA - GLAXOSMITHKLINE (GSK)


GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) Botswana business requires a Country Manager to Lead the GSK business in Botswana.
Job purpose
  • To lead the GSK business in Botswana ensuring the achievement of set business objectives with major focus on sales tactics and strategies.
  • To effectively manage a team with a first line sales manager and medical representatives.
  • To work with Government departments, distributors and other key stakeholders.

Requirements

Qualifications
  • University degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Pharma, Consumer, FMCG or similar
  • Experience in leading and managing a team
  • Ideally a good understanding of the healthcare environment in Botswana

Company profile

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world’s leading research-based Pharmaceutical and Consumer Healthcare companies.

Closing date and application instructions

CV's to be submitted to lebo.m.mahlatji@gsk.com or go to http://www.gsk.com/en-gb/home/

INVESTIGATOR – BALLY SPECIALIST - GRANDPALM HOTEL CASINO AND CONVENTION RESORT


Peermont prides itself on offering our guests exceptional customer service and value for money. We always strive to employ
and develop individuals that share our values of Respect and Humility, Integrity, Collaboration and Accountability.
As part of this we endeavour to provide opportunities to our employees to develop their careers within the Peermont Group
and are therefore proud to offer another career development opportunity for the position mentioned above.

Requirements

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
The main responsibilities and duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • To keep Management updated with all Bally investigations.
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly Analyses of Complex Revenues for identification of red flag aspects for investigation.
  • To ensure all administrative duties relating to Bally system investigations are maintained.
  • To maintain an effective working relationship with other members of staff.
  • Assessing, developing and analysing procedures and systems to minimise potential losses.
  • Assist the Surveillance and Security Managers where required.
  • To collate all relevant evidence for disciplinary and criminal cases, and establish and maintain records thereof.
  • Be up to date with company procedures and Botswana Gaming Board Legislation.
  • Daily Analyses of Gaming Operations.
  • Daily Investigations of Gaming Exceptions.
  • To assist with other Complex investigations.
  • To handle and assist with public liability claims.
  • Liaison with all gaming departments in areas of concern.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • BGCSE/Matric/Grade 12 or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Investigations, Surveillance, Gaming Security of Police is essential
  • High Level of Computer literacy with the following programmes:
  • Office Applications
  • CCTV Applications
  • Cheeteye Security Software
  • Must be computer literate – Windows (Microsoft Word / Excel)
  • Must be assertive, analytical and methodical
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Good inter-personal skills are required
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised.
  • IR training and experience in charging cases required
  • Knowledge of Non-Gaming systems would be an added advantage
  • Good interview skills required
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Specific job requirements for the position include:
  • Required to work in a smoking environment
  • Shift work is an operational requirement
  • Will be required to obtain a Gaming Licence

Closing date and application instructions

Should you meet the minimum and operational requirements set out above, and feel that this position would be a suitable career opportunity for you, you are invited to make an application for the position by sending your application to:
The Human Resources Manager
Grandpalm Hotel Casino and Convention Resort
Private Bag BR 105
Gaborone
OR
E-mail to: recruitment@grandpalm.bw
Closing date: 7th August 2016
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.

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Jobs at Botswana International University of Science & Technology


Job Description:
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

1.    Professor, Mechanical Energy and Industrial Engineering (1 Position)
2.    Professor of Mining or Geological Engineering (1 Position).

Main Purpose of the Job
To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in an academic discipline and to build the knowledge base of the discipline through research and publication. 
To administer teaching and research activities within the discipline. To be active in some form of professional service
To give leadership in the University, the College and the Department, and developing the next generation of academics; to play a leading role in improving the teaching and research infrastructure of the Department, College and University.
Preferred Skills:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PER POSITION
Minimum requirements:
Education:Doctorate Degree in the ABOVE STATED AREA
Professional/Technical:Registration with the appropriate professional body where applicable
Experience: Ten years post-doctoral experience in either teaching/lecturing/research or industry experience in the relevant field or discipline, at least five of which must be in teaching at tertiary level and graduate supervision or developing and mentoring junior research staff 
1.A track record of successful research supervision at all levels including doctorate
2.A national and international record of excellence in research and publication  
3.A record of recent and continuing publications (minimum of about 25 peer-reviewed publications in total)
4.Experience of obtaining substantial research funding
5.Experience of conducting administrative duties efficiently and effectively
6.Experience in the development/revision of teaching curricula, programmes and qualifications
The positions requires the following Competencies/Skills:
1.In-depth understanding of own specialisation to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding within the field 
2.Ability to prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes.
3.Computer proficiency and Effective communication skills 
4.Understanding of academic management structures and their functioning
5.Excellent  knowledge of the international academic discipline environment  
6.Involvement in professional activities where applicable
7.Ability to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding
8.Ability to be routinely involved in complex and important negotiations both within the College and with external bodies
9.Ability to supervise projects and graduate students.
10.Ability to synthesise information to design learning experiences.
Remuneration
The University offers an attractive package, commensurate with qualification and experience.
If you meet the requirements of the above stated position, please send your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) recent professional referees to;
Director, Human Resources at the email address below.
recruitment.engineering@biust.ac.bw
For any further enquiries, you may call Ms.Mogwera or Ms.Kgosiemang @ 4900117
Positions are open until filled

MANAGER, MEDIA RELATIONS & PUBLICATIONS - Botswana International University of Science & Technology


Education and Experience
BA or MA Communications and/ or related field with eight (8) years post qualification experience in corporate communications, journalism or public relations, e.t.c. Three (3) years of which should have been served at management level.

Key performance areas
•    Development & implementation of media relations plan and strategy
•    Drafting & issuing of press statements; speeches, 
•    Provision of media monitoring & analysis.
•    managing communication between the organization and various media outlets & oversee high-level communication between the organization and its media resources
•    Development of corporate message, pitch and announcements.
•    Provision of     editorial services for the  University collaterals.
•    Graphics design supervision.
•    Content management of the website , intranet and social media.
•    Planning and production of the University collaterals. 
The position requires the following Competencies/Skills:
•    Excellent written and public speaking  skills 
•    Problem solving and decision making skills
•    Brand awareness
•    Multi-media applications
•    Customer focused
•    Project management

Remuneration

The University offers an attractive package, commensurate with qualification and experience.

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position, please send your application letter, certified copies of educational certificates and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) recent professional referees to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.
recruitment.adminstaff@biust.ac.bw

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Mogwera and Ms. Ulaula @ 
492 1000/493 1308/493 1311.

CLOSING DATE: August 5, 2016

MANAGER, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS - Botswana International University of Science & Technology


Job requirements

Education: A Degree in Marketing, Communication or related field.
                                     
Experience:    
•    At least eight (8) years of work experience as a communications or public relations practitioner or journalist. Experience in working in an educational institution would be an added advantage.

•    Must possess international experience in promotional, marketing and road show activities.

•    Knowledge of international relations is required.

•    Experience in using the balanced scorecard as a business tool is an advantage.

The position requires the following Competencies/Skills:

•    Technological Awareness: Solid knowledge and understanding of information and communications technologies and ability to use such technology efficiently.
   
•    Business Acumen: A strong background in business development and management.  

•    Corporate Communications: Solid background in the development and implementation of communications and marketing strategies to support implementation of the organisation strategy.

•    Planning & Organisation: Proven ability to effectively allocate resources and plan for the implementation of programme activities across the designate region thorough demonstrable planning and organisational capabilities.

•    Strategy: Proven ability to plan and organise work, requiring in-depth understanding of strategic planning and direction and an ability to integrate the work of the programme in the region. 

•    Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

•    Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to communicate with people from diverse cultural, educational and professional backgrounds. An ability to prepare communication documentation that supports business development and information dissemination.

•    Analytical Skills: Proven conceptual evaluative and analytical skills ability to identify issues, formulate options and make conclusive recommendations.
•    Commercial Focus: Identifies opportunities to develop and market new products and services. Understands the various aspects of the business and demonstrates an awareness of business functions and how business decisions can affect financial and non-financial outcomes.
•    Negotiation & Advocacy: Persuades others and facilitates win-win situations.
Remuneration

The University offers an attractive package, commensurate with qualification and experience.

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position, please send your application letter quoting the reference number above and a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified true copies of your certificates, practicing certificates, professional registration certificate and  two (2) current professional references to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.
recruitment.cpa@biust.ac.bw 

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Chakandinakira or Ms. Mogwera @ 4900117


CLOSING DATE: August 5, 2016

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