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DEPUTY DIRECTOR – E2 X 1 POSITION TENABLE AT DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES


VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 32 OF 2016
Applicants are invited from suitably qualified Botswana Citizens for the below mentioned position in the Ministry of Lands and Housing
DEPUTY DIRECTOR – E2 X 1 POSITION TENABLE AT DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES
SALARY: E2 (P334, 944.00 – P348, 468.00 per annum)
LEAVE: 30 working days per annum.
OTHER BENEFITS
• Optional contributory Medical aid scheme (Government pays 50 % and employee pays 50%)
• 24 months contract
• Gratuity at the rate of 25% of contract earnings
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Engineering in Roads/Civil/Water or related fields. MSc or post graduate specialist or administration qualification in the above would be an added advantage.
EXPERIENCE: At least 14 years relevant work experience, 2 years of which must have been at D1 salary scale or equivalent.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To plan and coordinate all engineering activities (in terms of project planning, execution and monitoring) and the general departmental management.
DUTIES:
• Initiate long term strategic planning for the department, determines priorities and directs resources accordingly.
• Develop responses to Parliamentary questions.
• Liaise with functional heads over administrative and functional issues of the Department.
• Prepare annual staff performance appraisal/ reports and submit to the Director for appropriate action.
• Carry out general supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and laws such as appraising performance, disciplining employees, training employees, interviewing, addressing complaints and solving problems.
• Translate strategies into action plans, efficient procedures and sound policies that support the needs of the department.
• Prepare cabinet papers and policy papers on different subjects, as necessary.
• Coordinate and monitor budget requirement by consolidating and verifying information obtained from the department and facilitate budget utilization.
• Provide mechanisms for decision making and problem solving based on careful financial and strategic analysis.
• Undertake any other related duties as assigned by management.
COMPETENCIES
 Building and Managing Relationships
 Planning & Execution
 Analytical Thinking & Visioning
 Managing Performance
 Deciding and Initiating Action
 Creativity and Innovation
 Technical Competency
 Effective Communication
IMPORTANT
All applications must be routed through the Head of Departments. Applications not so routed will not be considered.
Response will be accorded to shortlisted candidates only.
Kindly be informed that the place at which the advertised post is tenable is subject to change.
Applications should be addressed to:
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Lands and Housing
Private Bag 00434
Gaborone
OR
Hand deliver to:
Ministry of Lands and Housing
Open Records Management Unit
Second Floor, left wing, office 240
AKD House Main mall
Gaborone
Closing date: 29th September, 2016
For further information contact: 3615328 or 3615344

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