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SADC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


ORANGE-SENQU RIVER COMMISSION (ORASECOM) PROJECT MANAGER

Responsibility:

  • Ensure a timely, e ective and e cient implementation of the project through provision of project management services; overseeing the implementation of all aspects of the project, and being fully responsible for the day-to-day management of the project.

Requirements:

  • Master of Science (MSc) degree in water resources development or a related field;
  • Degree/Diploma/Certi ficate in project management and experience in procurement will be an added advantage;
  • 10 years of work experience related to transboundary river basin planning and infrastructure development including multipurpose water resources project preparation;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in leadership and management of multi-disciplinary teams and projects;
  • Strong facilitation skills and a proven track-record in stakeholder coordination;
  • E ffective communication in the English language, and networking abilities;
  • Ability to mobilise funding for projects or initiatives;
  • Experience in technical and funding proposal/programme development;
  • Experience working with projects funded by development agencies; and
  • Familiarity with water, climate change resilience and modelling in the Orange-Senqu River Basin and the SADC Region.

Term:

  • One year contract, renewable based on performance, all along the project lifespan (tentatively estimated to cover the period January 2017 to September 2019)
Interested candidates should submit their applications and comprehensive CVs to secretariat@orasecom.orgnot later than 11th November 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be noti fied.

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RECRUITMENT AT ORANGE BOTSWANA - DEADLINE 11th of November 2016.


B2B MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Role overview
Orange invites candidates who wish to be part of a dynamic workforce to apply for this position:

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the incumbent will be tasked with developing and implementing strategic and marketing value proposition to better address corporate customers.

The main duties include but are not limited to
Define the corporate market segmentation.
Define segmented customer journey and coordinate implementation.
Manage customer surveys and market sizing research for Corporate.
Define the best-of-the-breed offers for Corporate customers according to the market segmentation.
Provide analysis and benchmark of competitors’ activities and market analysis.
Analyse the market for potential of a new corporate offer or service.
Ensure the delivery of validated marketing specifications to support corporate and internet offers to be launched.
Identify and drive initiatives to support delivery of post-paid, ISP and corporate budget targets (customer base, churn, ARPU, AUPU).
Monitor the key performance indicators of corporate offers launched and alert management when offers begin to lose popularity.
Work closely with Finance to ensure pricing of all offers and products is in line with profit margins.
Communicate (to different departments) the launch dates and roadmap of the corporate offers to be launched.
Define communication guidelines (ATL and BTL) together with communication team.
Coordinate with consumers roadmaps.
Qualifications and experience
Marketing/Business Degree or equivalent
1-2 years in the marketing field, if possible on B2B
Skills
Strong and relevant experience in B2B either in Sales or Marketing.
Computer literate (MS Office).
Leadership.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Creative.
Proactive.
Project management and organizational skills.
Enterprise market knowledge.
Closing date and application instructions
Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements can submit their updated CV and certified copies of their academic certificates to, jobsbw.OBW@orange.com before the 11th of November 2016.

The subject window on email should only contain the title of the position being applied for.
Kindly note, that Orange Botswana shall only correspond to short - listed candidates.

NEW EMPLOYMENT AT BARCLAYS BANK BOTSWANA


LEAD GENERATOR WANTED AT BARCLAYS BANK BOTSWANA

A lead generator is any marketing-related activity intended to publicize the availability of a vendor’s product or service. Barclays Bank Botswana is looking for Lead generators to join their exciting work force.

Description
Provide the Bank with sales leads for its products by soliciting business from prospective customers (including individuals, corporates and loan facility schemes).
Essential/Basic Qualifications

Education and Experience Required
BGCSE with Pass in Mathematics and English
Selling experience required

Posting Range
25 Oct 2016 – 3 Nov 2016

Apply Here—–>https://barclays.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl

Career Opportunities at United Nations Botswana - October 2016


Join the Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain Network (LOGNET)!
Jobs in LOGNET focus on managing facilities, infrastructure, operations, and logistical support.
The UN Secretariat is seeking to achieve gender parity at all levels. Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.
Apply for jobs at different locations: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=JN

Director (D2), Economic Affairs, Geneva (UNCTAD)
The UN seeks to achieve gender balance at all levels. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply to this position.
Over fifteen years of progressively responsible experience dealing with development-related work, particularly the development challenges facing African countries and least developed economies in other regions.
Deadline: 11 December 2016
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=68021
 Senior Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Officer (Temporary) in Goma, DRC.
United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO).
Deadline: 31 October 2016
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=68566

Information Systems Officer in Bangkok.
Deadline: 18 November 2016
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!
Only ONLINE applications are accepted!
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=66643

 Chief Security Officer in Sana’a!
Deadline: 04 November 2016
Apply here: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=68232

 Chief of Service, Judicial Affairs, Kinshasa, DRC, MONUSCO
Fluency in English and French (oral and written) is required.

Deadline: 01 November 2016
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=66589

DEBT COLLECTOR WANTED IN GABORONE


Credit Factors is looking for an experienced Debt Collector. As a professional debt collector you will be charged with skip tracing, negotiating and hitting recovery goals while working with delinquent customers of their clients.

Job Qualifications:
1. Must have collection experience = 2 year+.
2. Problem Solving Skills.
3. Demonstrable Communication Skills.
4. Self Motivated.
5. Background Check Required.

Email your CV to gift.phuluweni@creditfactors.co.bw and include references

Trainees Wanted At Mr Veg Botswana


Mr Veg group of companies deals in wholesale and distribution of fruit and vegetables to supermarkets, chain stores, hotels, catering companies, government and parastatals. They are looking for young dynamic and self motivating individuals for the post of Management Trainees in Purchase/Sales, Marketing and Administration Divisions.

Applicant.
The applicant shall be a graduate in any discipline and additional qualifications or experience shall be an added value.

The personnel shall undergo training for a minimum period of 1 year. Attractive remuneration is offered.

Interested candidates may please forward their application, complete with detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates to:

MR Veg Pty LTD
Private Bag 235
Gaborone
Tel: +2673182219

Email: mrveg@mega.bw

Applications shall be submitted no later than 30 October 2016

NEW JOBS AT SADC


REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES)

ORANGE-SENQU RIVER COMMISSION (ORASECOM)

Preparation of Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment
Strategy and Multipurpose Project

Sectors: Water & Climate Change
Project ID No.: P-Z1-EAZ-046
1. The Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) has applied for financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) towards the cost of the Preparation of a Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy & Plan and Multipurpose Project for the Orange-Senqu River Basin, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this Grant to payments under the contract for the preparation and/or undertaking of:- a Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy & Plan, Roadmap for the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Plan, a Resources Mobilisation Framework and a Feasibility Study for a Prioritised Multipurpose Trans-boundary Project.
2. The services under this Assignment include:- (i) undertaking water resources development planning and development of investment strategy & plan, considering water resources availability and use for economic, social and environmental purposes; climate variability & change impacts and institutional mechanisms; (ii) an analysis of strategic & specific actions identified in the IWRM Plan & preparation of a road map for operationalization of an IWRM Plan & cost estimate for further implementation and (iii) feasibility study & analysis of the top priority project from the basin wide investment strategy and plan.
3. ORASECOM now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.
4. Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the AfDB's Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations dated October 2015 which is available on the Bank's website at http://www.afdb.org.
5. The estimated duration of the services is 24 months and the estimated starting date is 2nd May 2017.
6. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours: 09:00 to 17:00 hours, Pretoria Local Time.
7. Expressions of interest must be received by email at the address below not later than Friday, 11th November, 2016 at 17:00 hours, Pretoria local time and specifically mentioning "ORASECOM Climate Resilient Water Investment Strategy & Plan and Multipurpose Project".
For the attention of: The Executive Secretary
ORASECOM Secretariat
269 Von Willigh LN, South-East Cnr Von Willigh LN & Lenchen Avenue,
Entrance VonWillgh LN, Ground Floor, Block A, Corporate 66, Office Park,
Centurion, South Africa.
Telephone: +27126636826
Email: Lenka.thamae@gmail.com or Secretariat@orasecom.org

VACANCY AT BOTSWANA FIBRE NETWORKS (BOFINET)


VACANCY AT BOTSWANA FIBRE NETWORKS (BOFINET)
This fast growing Company would like to invite suitably qualified, commercially oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the following entry level position:
1. LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER x 1 (2 Year contract)
Main Purpose of the Job:
Reporting to the Legal and Compliance Manager, the incumbent will render legal, regulatory and compliance advice in line with statutory requirements and BoFiNet license, policies, procedures and regulations.
Job Responsibilities
1. Provide sound advice on legal, regulatory and compliance matters
2. Review, draft and negotiate contracts entered into between BoFiNet and other parties
3. Ensure compliance with BoFiNet licence as per the licence terms and conditions
4. Review and evaluate compliance issues and conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance with policies and procedures
5. Research regulated markets and monitor product processes development to ensure processes meet regulatory requirements
6. Create and maintain contracts data base
7. Ensure that BoFiNet’s products and services are available on an equal, open and non - discriminatory basis.
Skills
• Effective communication (written and verbal)
• Drafting of contracts
• Negotiation skills
• Analytical skills
• Attention to detail
• Interpersonal skills
Academic Qualifications and Experience
The candidate should have attained the following:
• Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
• Member of the Botswana Law Society
• At least one (1) year relevant work experience in ICT environment
APPLICATIONS:
Only interested candidates who meet the above requirements should apply by providing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) giving full details of their academic/professional qualifications, experience and at least three (3) referees to:
The HR Manager
BoFiNet
Private Bag 00236
Gaborone
Botswana
Hand deliver to: Unit 3, Plot 74769, Mowana Mews, Gaborone CBD, Botswana OR Email: recruitment@bofinet.co.bw
Please contact us on: 3995500
CLOSING DATE: 07th November 2016
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO.
Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) is a telecommunications company that is wholly owned by the Government of Botswana. BoFiNet has been charged with the responsibility of running an important national strategic asset in the high capacity fibre network within Botswana as well as the international terrestrial links from Botswana to the rest of the world.
BoFiNet manages these fibre networks in order to create an open access wholesale capability, serving the telecommunications industry in Botswana and abroad. The intent is to drive the vision of Botswana by promoting an Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) enabled environment.

DATA OPERATOR wanted at Botswana Qualifications Authority


DATA OPERATOR
The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) is a parastatal organisation under the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. It started operating in November 2013 and draws its mandate from the BQA Act No.24 of 2013.
Its main objectives are to provide for and maintain a National Credit and Qualifications Framework (NCQF) and to coordinate the Education, Training and Skills Development Quality Assurance System.
The Authority invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the above position
JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for batching, manual verification, coding and capture of data forms on the systems.
MAIN DUTIES:
a) Log into the system and access work queues as per instruction.
b) Use appropriate hardware and equipment to transcribe information onto system.
c) Prepare and arrange data forms into batches.
d) Edit complete questionnaires to detect and/or correct errors and omissions.
e) Categorise, classify and code edited data on data forms.
f) Prepare code lists and submit to supervisor for consolidation.
g) Data entry and capture as per instructions.
h) Report any problems with the system and/or terminal to supervisor as and when they arise.
i) Use judgement to assess validity of information being keyed in, detect potential errors and seek clarification from supervisor.
j) Verify, if required, that keyed information is correct at all times.
k) Arrange the data forms in batches once the entry is completed.
l) Meet daily workload of data forms to be captured on system.
m) Maintain and respect confidentiality of information.
n) Continuously upgrade knowledge required to effectively undertake the duties of the post.
o) Assist in data processing and analysis.
p) Performs any other assigned tasks by the Supervisor.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
• Accuracy of data entry
• Number of completed forms captured within a specific amount of time
• Size of backlogs
Position Requirements:
Education:
At least a Diploma in any business related field from a recognised institution or any other equivalent qualification acceptable to BQA.
Experience:
At least 3 years of work experience in data capturing.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
• Ability to understand information being recorded
• Computer literacy
• Experience with systems and applications relevant to the specific work area
• Fast typing skills and minimal error rate
• Communication and interpersonal skills
• Flexibility, dependability and dedication
• Compliance with procedures instructions, rules and regulations
• Service oriented and client focused
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO THESE POSITION:
Remuneration
BQA offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities and challenges of the job.
Terms of employment
Fixed term contract of 1-5 years for Managerial Positions and above and Permanent and Pensionable terms for officer positions and below.
Application procedure
Applications with curriculum vitae, list of referees and certified copies of certificates and Omang should be forwarded on or before Friday 4th November 2016 to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Botswana Qualifications Authority
Private Bag BO 340
Gaborone
Physical Address:
BQA Offices
Office No. S33 (2nd Floor)
Plot 66450, Block 7, Gaborone
Tel: 365 7200
N.B. Preference for interviews will be given to applicants who address the main duties/key performance indicators as part of their application.
Applicants should specify what experiences have equipped them to effectively perform in the role. We regret that due to an anticipated overwhelming response, BQA shall only enter into correspondence with shortlisted candidates. BQA shall not return any applications and associated documentation submitted by applicants.

Vacancies at Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA)


INTERNAL AUDITOR - RE-ADVERTISEMENT
The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) is a parastatal organisation under the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. It started operating in November 2013 and draws its mandate from the BQA Act No.24 of 2013.
Its main objectives are to provide for and maintain a National Credit and Qualifications Framework (NCQF) and to coordinate the Education, Training and Skills Development Quality Assurance System.
The Authority invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the above position
JOB SUMMARY:
To execute the audit programme to (a) assess operational efficiency, risks, soundness of business practices, reliability of financial reporting and effectiveness of financial controls and procedures, and (b) evaluate compliance with set procedures and applicable laws.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. Reduction in non-compliance.
2. Effective and efficient internal controls.
3. Enhanced efficiency as a result of implementation of internal audit recommendations.
4. Detection of frauds and irregularities.
5. Reduction in external audit queries.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
a) At least a Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognised institution or any other relevant qualification acceptable to BQA.
b) Must be part qualified in any professional accounting or auditing qualifications e.g. ACCA, CIMA, CIA.
Experience:
a) At least 5 years of audit experience post qualification with proven knowledge in the development of a strong control environment and/or a risk assessment background.
b) Experience in conducting all types of audits (operational, financial and IT).
c) Exposure to similar functions in an Education and Training and/or a related regulatory environment would be an advantage.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
• Knowledge of Education and Training sector (policy, strategy, legislation, regulations).
• Knowledge of private and public sector accounting, and financial management systems and conventions.
• Knowledge of auditing principles, practices, methodologies, as well as risk management and systems.
• Knowledge of structures, internal controls and processes, information systems, and ability to develop recommendations for improvements to these.
• Demonstrated compliance to the Professional Code of Ethics and the Standards for internal auditing.
• Computer literate and experience with systems and applications in the specific work area.
OTHER COMPETENCIES
• Creativity, innovation, flexibility and analytical thinking.
• Results oriented and performance driven.
• Decisiveness and assertiveness.
• Communication, influence, impact.
• Service oriented and client focus.
• Team work and interpersonal skills.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO THESE POSITION:
Remuneration
BQA offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities and challenges of the job.
Terms of employment
Fixed term contract of 1-5 years for Managerial Positions and above and Permanent and Pensionable terms for officer positions and below.
Application procedure
Applications with curriculum vitae, list of referees and certified copies of certificates and Omang should be forwarded on or before Friday 4th November 2016 to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Botswana Qualifications Authority
Private Bag BO 340
Gaborone
Physical Address:
BQA Offices
Office No. S33 (2nd Floor)
Plot 66450, Block 7, Gaborone
Tel: 365 7200
N.B. Preference for interviews will be given to applicants who address the main duties/key performance indicators as part of their application.
Applicants should specify what experiences have equipped them to effectively perform in the role. We regret that due to an anticipated overwhelming response, BQA shall only enter into correspondence with shortlisted candidates. BQA shall not return any applications and associated documentation submitted by applicants.

Management Trainees Wanted in GABORONE


POSITION: Management Trainees
Company:Our group of companies deals in wholesale and distribution of fruits and vegetables to supermarkets,chain stores,hotels,catering companies,government and parastatals.We do business all over Botswana.
REQUIRED: The company is looking for youngndynamic and self motivating individuals for the post of Management Trainees in Purchase/Sales,Marketing and Administration Division.
APPLICANT:The applicant shall be a graduate in any discipline and additional qualifications or experience shall be an added value.
The person shall undergo training for a minimum period of 1 year.Attractive remuneration is offered.
Interested candidates may please forward their application,complete with detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates to:
MR VEG PTY LTD
PRIVATE BACK BR 235
GABORONE
TEL: +267 3182219
E-mail: mrveg@mega.bw
Applications shall be submitted no later than 30 October 2016.
Source: Botswana DailyNews,October 24,2016

CAREERS AT US EMBASSY IN BOTSWANA - CLOSING DATE: November 4, 2016


Real Estate Assistant

Introduction
The U.S. Mission in Botswana is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Real Estate Assistant. OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources CLOSING DATE: November 4, 2016
Description
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Serves as the administrative assistant for all residential and non-residential properties, responsible for all property correspondence and maintenance of lease files.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

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Advance Maintenance Radio Technician

Introduction
The International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) in Selibe-Phikwe is seeking an individual for the position of Advance Maintenance Radio Technician. OPEN TO: Current Employees of the Mission - All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs), Eligible Family Members (EFMs), or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) - All Agencies CLOSING DATE: November 4, 2016
Description
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent is charged with the operation, maintenance and repair of four high-powered Continental 100KW HF transmitters; one 500KW medium wave radio broadcast transmitter and one 50KW medium wave transmitter
with self-contained power generators and phased array antenna systems at the IBB Moepeng Hill facilities; supervise a shift and coordinate  Radio Technicians in operation, maintain and repair; responsible for the safety, security and overall operation of the entire transmitting facility during shift.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

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BRANCH MANAGER WANTED AT BOTSWANA SAVINGS BANK


General overview of the Job

The incumbent will report directly to the Head, Client Services. The Branch Manager will be responsible for planning and managing the provision of services in the Branch in order to achieve operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Requirements

  • Responsible for the administration and efficient daily operation of a full services branch office, including operations, lending, product sales, customer service, security and safety in accordance with the Banks’s objectives.
  • Responsible for the preparation and management of Branch budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring effective adherence to established Bank policies and procedures and industry regulations and best practices by the Branch personnel.
  • Oversee the provision of a superior level of customer relations and promotes the sales and services culture through coaching, guidance and staff motivation.
  • Achieves individual and branch new deposit and loan business sales targets through new business generation, referrals and retention of account relationships.
  • Manage a portfolio of high net worth clients including negotiating deposit and lending interest rates with high net worth individual and institutional clients to ensure customer satisfaction.

Position Requirements:

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Banking/Accounting/Finance or related field. Associated membership of the Botswana Institute of Bankers is an added advantage.
Experience: Five (5) years’ experience in a client service environment in a financial institution of which three (3) years should been in a bank branch.
Knowledge: Experiential knowledge in client relationship management, channel management, customer service standards.
Compensation: BSB offers attractive remuneration package to the most suitable candidate.

Closing date and application instructions

Interested applicants should forward their applications, CVs (providing at least three referees) and certified copies of educational certificates to the following postal address on or before the 9th November 2016:
Head, Human Capital
Botswana Savings Bank
Tshomarelo House (6th Floor)
Kagiso Mall
P O Box 1150
Gaborone
e-mail to: recruitment@bsb.bw

FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ANALYST Wanted at Bokomo Botswana (Pty) Ltd


Bokomo Botswana (Pty) Ltd is a leading producer of wheat, maize and sugar products. The locally manufactured products and an extensive basket of FMCG products are distributed throughout Botswana from its premises in Gaborone.

Main Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officers, the incumbent will be working closely with all stakeholders to manage the financial support function of the company in alignment with the company’s Core Purpose, Values and Goals to present complete, accurate and on time financial reports. The incumbent will in addition be responsible for the internal audit function, training of SAP users and assist the Financial Manager with the preparation of annual financial results.

Key Performance Areas

  • Maintain financial master data
  • Maintain site standard operating procedures
  • Champion company risk management
  • Establish and maintain internal audit procedures
  • Project cost accounting as required
  • Site SAP champion and training
  • Treasury function
  • Corporate Governance

Competencies

  • Good planning and organising ability
  • Analytical and accurate
  • Deadline driven
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Team player
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication
  • Computer literate
Qualifications and Experience
The candidate must be in possession of an appropriate accounting degree with a proven track record in a similar position for at least 10 years. Expert knowledge of FMCG manufacturing and sales will be an added advantage.

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need to apply by giving a full detailed CV with at least three references to:
Email: info@bokomobotswana.co.za
Closing date: 4 November 2016 (Will only respond to short-listed candidates)

JOBS AT SAfAIDS - Batswana - October 2016


SAfAIDS is a regional NGO working in southern Africa. It is a centre of excellence that promotes effective and ethical development responses to sexual reproductive health and rights, HIV and gender through advocacy, communication and social mobilisation.
SAfAIDS is looking for the following highly skilled and experienced professionals to join its dynamic team in South Africa.

1.         Program Officer x 2 (Limpopo and North West Provinces)
Summary of Position
The Program Officers report to the Country Representative and are responsible for leading the Provincial team consisting of 2 District Outreach Officers, a Data Capturer and a Community Mobilizer as well as planning, coordination and monitoring of all program activities in the province. The Program Officer works closely with other SAfAIDS partners in the province.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social work, Health sciences, Health Education or other relevant field
  • At least 6 years’ experience in implementing OVC, HIV and livelihoods programs, with an above average knowledge and experience in managing Sexual Reproductive Health programs
  • Thorough knowledge of HIV policy, gender, SRHR and OVC issues in South Africa coupled with knowledge of local structures at provincial level
  • Proven expertise facilitating collaborative work with program partners at community level and focusing on families
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building, report writing and documentation
  • Proven independent research monitoring and evaluation experience
  • Experience with program activity budgeting and financial program management
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, able to supervise junior program staff
  • Solid background in information and knowledge management with excellent oral and written communication skills.
2. Finance Officer
Summary of Position
The Finance Officer works under the guidance of the Finance and Operations Director to manage grants to SAfAIDS and ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations and other applicable guidelines. The Finance Officer ensures that expenditure is done in line with approved budgets and is responsible for all financial management and reporting.

Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a Bachelor of Accounting Degree or similar qualification and a professional qualification such as CIS, CIMA or ACCA
  • Minimum of 6 years hands-on experience in a similar position.
  • Experience developing standard financial reports (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow)
  • Grants management experience is a must
  • Experience and knowledge of USAID regulations is preferred
  • Knowledge of Pastel or QuickBooks is essential
  • Experience in proposal budgeting and grants management is a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

3.         Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Summary of Position
The Research, M & E Officer reports to the Country Representative and works with 2 provincial Data Capturers. The R, M & E Officer is primarily responsible for ensuring generation and reporting of high quality programs data through provision of M&E capacity building to SAfAIDS programs and implementing partners’ staff, overseeing that data collection and reporting tools and other M&E tools are being appropriately utilised by the M & E Team and implementing partners’ staff, effective and efficient electronic data management and compilation of monthly M&E reports to show progress against set targets. 

Qualifications and Experience
  • A first degree in statistics, demography, epidemiology, public health or related field
  • Minimum of 6 years hands on experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong research experience with demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Field experience conducting evaluation activities (e.g., planning, joint design with stakeholders, data collection, enumerator training)
  • Advanced computer skills in spreadsheets and graphics presentations, including knowledge of software packages such as SPSS/STATA/SAS. Excel, Access
  • Conversant with web-based database development and data management
  • Experience in use of mobile phones in monitoring is a distinct advantage
  • Significant experience in capacity building of staff/partners in M & E and m-health methodologies.

4.         District Outreach Officers x 4 (Capricorn, Mopani, Dr Kenneth Kaunda and Ngaka Modiri Molema Districts)

Summary of Position
The District Outreach Officer reports to the Program Officer and is responsible for coordinating and managing the planning, implementation and monitoring of various programs activities in assigned district. The District Outreach Officers works closely with the R, M & E Officer to ensure that program targets are met.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Social Sciences Health Education or other relevant field
  • Minimum of 4 years SRH and HIV programming experience in a development organisation
  • An in-depth knowledge of health issues for OVC and adolescent Young girls and Women in South Africa is essential as is integrated program delivery at community level
  • Knowledge of livelihoods programs would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong program management and community mobilization skills 
  • Must have basic M & E knowledge and some research knowledge
  • Advocacy skills would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. The incumbent must be able to write program briefs, program reports, articles and conference presentations
  • Demonstrated experience in training and facilitation is essential.
5.         Data Capturers x 2
Summary of Position
In close liaison with the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the Data Capturers work to collect program data at district level and to ensure that data is accurate and is correctly and timely captured into the M & E database.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum Grade 12 certificate (Matric)
  • Minimum one year experience in data capturing particularly in SRH Programs
  • Advanced computer skills. Knowledge of  software packages would be a distinct advantage
  • Hands on experience in monitoring and evaluation would  also be a distinct advantage
  • Some field research experience with demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Conversant with web-based database development and data management
  • Experience in use of mobile phones in monitoring is a distinct advantage
  • The ability to speak local languages
  • Ability to file patients’ records systematically
  • Good numeracy and communication skills
7. Community Mobilizer x 2 (Limpopo and North West Province)
Summary of Position
The Community Mobiliser is responsible for organising and mobilizing communities for various program activities in assigned province. The Community Mobiliser is responsible for planning program activities to be implemented in the community including sourcing venues, getting quotations for logistical components, inviting partners and beneficiaries to events, facilitating and rappoteuring at the events.
They work closely and liaise with implementing partners, program beneficiaries and other stakeholders and ensure that accurate M & E data is collected on a regular basis. They are also responsible to drafting activity reports after community events. 

Requirements
  • Diploma in Public Health, Social Sciences, Health Education or other relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • A good understanding of SRH and HIV issues and integrated program delivery at community level
  • Strong community mobilization skills and ability to organise community events 
  • Advocacy skills would be a distinct advantage
  • Must have basic M & E knowledge
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. The incumbent must be able to write program reports
  • Experience in training and facilitation is essential
  • Knowledge of local languages is a must
SAfAIDS is an equal opportunity employer. We offer the right candidates a competitive salary and benefits package and an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to South African communities through effective HIV and OVC programs. Interested applicants should e-mail an application, CV, information on current salary, benefits and contact details of three referees to recruitments@safaids.net by 4 November 2016. The position applied for and preferred district should be clearly stated on the e-mail heading.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NEW JOBS AT METROPOLITAN BOTSWANA - DEADLINE 11 November 2016


Insurance Agency selling Metropolitan Botswana Products is seeking qualified professionals to join their winning team for the roles of Sales Agent (20 Posts). They seek energetic professionals interested in helping their business grow through value-based conversations and remarkable customer experience. If you are a motivated self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment, then this is your opportunity for a rewarding career with excellent income and growth potential.

Requirements.
• BGSCE (30 points)
• Certificate of Proficiency added advantage.
• Sales experience (outside sales or inside sales representative, retail sales associate,) preferred
• Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and listening
• Self-motivated
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to effectively relate to a customer

Remuneration
P 500.00 per month Basic salary plus 65% commission

A detailed CV, names of three referees and certified copies of certificates should accompany applications which should be clearly marked on the envelope the position applied for. Applicants are also advised to indicate their current salary packages.

Applications should be received on or before 11 November 2016 and should be addressed to:
The Managing Director
Insurance Masterminds
P O BOX 163 Gaborone

Plot 54374 Grand Union Building, CBD, Gaborone,
2ND Floor A5 Office 10
Or E-mail to: insurancemasterminds@gmail.com
Cell Phone : 72263012 / 74707913 / 74096451

LAY COUNSELOR AT OTSE COMMUNITY HOME BASED CARE TRUST


A lay counselor wanted at Otse Community Home Based Care Trust. The successful incumbent will be required to provide counselling and testing services to clients under the guidance and supervision of the Centre Coordinator.

Principal Duties
Core services
• Provision of direct client counselling and testing services
• To support outreach activities as may be required
Counselling and testing responsibilities
• Provision of pre-test counselling
• Provision of HIV testing
• Provision of post-test counselling as may be appropriate
• Provision of appropriate referrals as may be required by the client
• In all counselling and testing activities to abide by any standards, procedures and algorithms as may be defined and dictated by the Organisation.
• To keep and protect records as may be required
• To capture client data diligently and accurately at all times (data integrity)
Support responsibilities
• Promotion of support facilities for clients, including post-test clubs.
Logistics and supply responsibilities
• To demonstrate economical use of the centre resources including, but not limited to, test equipment, transport and marketing materials.
• To comply with Centre-level mechanisms relating to effective expenditure control.
• To account for test kits and other supplies used.

General Responsibilities
• To exercise at all times suitable levels of confidentiality as defined and dedicated by the Organisation.

Education/Qualification
• At least a diploma in Social Work or any health related courses
• Certificate in HCT couple testing and rapid testing

Skills, Knowledge & Experience
• Knowledge and understanding of the key issues relating to voluntary counselling & Testing
• Experience of HIV/AIDS related counselling
• Up-to-date knowledge of the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS in Botswana & internationally.
• Delegation
• Negotiation/advocacy
• Assertiveness
• Empathy /listening skills
• Relationship management
• Numeracy
• Literacy
• Time management

Desirable – Skill/Experience
• Fluency in other languages, particularly those spoken locally to the Centre.
• Possession of a valid driver’s licence is a must.
Interested individual should send application with certified relevant copies to:

The Coordinator
Otse Community Home Based care Trust
P/Bag 007
Otse
Tel: 5337512

And or hand deliver the application before 1200 hrs on the 28th October 2016.

Opportunities at Botswana Power Corporation, closes: 28/10/2016


Consultancy to conduct security vulnerability study at Botswana Power Corporation. 

Issue date:        07/10/2016
Tender closes:    28/10/2016

IEC 61850 and communications networks training

 Issue date:         07/10/2016
 Tender closes:    28/10/2016

​Supply and delivery of various circuit breakers to Gaboroe and Francistown warehouses.

 Issue date:        07/10/2016
Tender closes:    28/10/2016

Supply and delivery of pole mounted MCB Box and bracket ‘B’ for mounting box to Gaborone and Francistown warehouses.

Issue date:           07/10/2016
Tender closes:       28/10/2016

Supply and delivery of various reclosers to Gaborone and Francistown warehouses.

Issue date:             07/10/2016
 Tender closes:       28/10/2016

Provision of external audit services for the three years of 2017, 2018 and 2019 financial statements.

Issue date:            07/10/2016
Tender closes:       28/10/2016


Tender documents may be collected from the office of:
 
Supply Chain Manager                                                                             
Plot 1222                                                                 
Nkrumah Road
Light Industrial Site
Gaborone
                                                                                  
Upon payment of a non-refundable document fee of P250.00  per copy inclusive of VAT for the above tenders.
 
Sealed responses are to be submitted at or before 10:00 am  and should be placed in the TENDER BOX situated in the Botswana Power Corporation, Supply Chain Office at the above address.
 
Enquiries: mphothwek@bpc.bw
Telephone: +267 3603239/446

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