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EMPLOYMENT AT DE BEERS BOTSWANA




De Beers is on the threshold of a new era. We are organizing and designing the business to be able to respond to the dynamic nature of world markets and changing needs of our customers. To achieve this we require dynamic and passionate talent that can ensure that the business achieves it’s short and long term strategic objectives.
Customer Service & Business Support Manager
De Beers Global Sightholder Sales continues to evolve its customer centric approach, enhance its sales and relationship management capabilities. This role is centred on delivering key elements of the business process, including (but not limited to) producing Management Information and Project Management with respect to the delivery of strategic Customer Services.
Customer Service & Business Support Manager therefore supports De Beers’ position as the preferred business partner for Customers by developing and coordinating the delivery of tailored customer services providing end to end business support to a number of areas including Sales, Product Planning, Information Management and Financial Planning.
Do you have what it takes?
Strong analytical skills including IT, researching, visualization, solving complex problems and articulating solutions.
Expertise in Customer Relationship Management systems.
Are you articulate and can pay attention to detail?
Do you have the ability to work across boundaries and cross-functionally?
Do you have experience in vendor management, governance rules and competition law?
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Bachelors /Honors Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline, e.g. Research, Economics, or proven
track record of practical experience in a similar role.

Company profile
The De Beers Group of Companies is the world’s leading diamond company. Since our founding 125 years ago, our employees have built a legacy of unparalleled leadership in the exploration, mining and marketing of diamonds. The partnership between Botswana and De Beers is in its fifth decade. With the relocation of De Beers’ international diamond sales to Gaborone, one of the world’s most recognized public-private partnerships has been affirmed for the next generation.
Closing date and application instructions
If the above describes you, please share a video on drop box to DBGSSRecruitment@debeersgroup.com.
Stating: what you could bring to a Customer Centric Organization.
Why you feel you are the best candidate for the role?
Closing Date: 5th March 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and shall be subjected to further assessment.
Location
Gaborone

Jobs in Francistown at Leboam Holdings




Leboam Holdings is looking for suitably qualified citizen candidates to apply for the following position;
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND HYGIENE
Reporting to the SHEA Manager. The position is responsible for:
Occupational health programme and systems
Occupational health risk assessment
Occupational health surveillance initiatives
Occupational health training and awareness campaigns.
Occupational health records and information management
HIV/AIDS programme management
SHEA MANAGER
Reporting to the Mine Manager, the incumbent will play a key role in developing and managing safety, health, environment and archaeological programs or systems in line with company’s standards and legal requirements.
SENIOR RESOURCE GEOLOGIST
Reporting to Mining Manager, the position is responsible for:
Managing diamond drilling and channel sampling
Dynamic ore resource modeling and database management
Coordinating and implementing grade control, ore loading control and stockpile management strategies
Managing ore inventory
Close liaison with Planning Engineer, and mining contractors’ production staff to ensure development, waste and ore targets are met.

ENVIRONMENT AND ARCHEOLOGICAL OFFICER
Reporting to the SHEA Manager, the position will be responsible for:
Developing and implementation of the environmental and archaeological management programs.
Ensuring adherence to environmental and archaeological standards by all employees and contractors.
Implementing and maintaining monitoring systems to ensure reliable and accurate data for performance reporting is documented.
Providing environmental and archaeological input into planning, development, and rehabilitation activities to minimize and inspections within areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with standard operation requirements and recommend appropriate interventions where necessary.
Raising awareness and conduct training on environment and archaeological incidents and work with site personnel to investigate and close off.
Contributing to the mine closure plan.
Requirements
Company profile
Leboam Holdings is a Botswana copper development and mining company, whose focus is to grow a base metal business and transition from operations start up to a sustainable copper producer in Botswana. Leboam Holdings has acquired Mowana and Thakadu Mines situated in the northern part of Botswana near Mosetse and Dukwi.
Closing date and application instructions
To apply please e-mail your application letter, detailed CV and certified copies of certificates to recruitment@leboam.com or mail to The Human Resources Officer, Leboam Holdings (Pty) Ltd Private Bag F111, Francistown,
Please note that emails sent without reference to the job applied for in the subject line will automatically be deleted.
Closing date for applications is the 26 February 2017.
Location
Francistown

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN- AUTOMATION & INFORMATION AT DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY



Debswana Diamond Company – Jwaneng Mine would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.
Maintenance Technician- Automation & Information
Ref no: JWNG000256
Job Summary
To execute the installation, maintenance, and modifi cations of instrumentation, communication and control systems
Key Effectiveness Areas
Provides technical information to assist in the compilation of budgets
Participates in the control of sectional costs by optimizing resource utilization in the area of Work
Maintains equipment using appropriate maintenance technologies to ensure optimum equipment availability and reliability
Effects the implementation of new systems & equipment taking cognizance of specifications
Optimizes equipment life cycle by monitoring equipment performance and making corrective recommendations.
Performs repairs, installations and any work required to set up, align or otherwise prepare for operation, all electronic and instrumentation equipment/systems in area of responsibility.
Performs operational checks, monitors performance and related maintenance to identify and diagnose instrumentation and electronic performance problems
Obtain all relevant permits and carry out risk assessments before commencing work
Identify and prioritize work that needs to be done and highlight it to the supervisor.
Provide information for the development of work schedules
Attends to all administrative functions of the position, taking cognizance of the need to create an audit trail
Identifies plans and executes projects in line with accepted project management principles to enhance, improve and optimize operations.
Adheres to safety, health and environmental policies, procedures in area of responsibility
Requirements
Minimum requirements
Diploma in Electronics/Control & Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent.
2 years post qualification experience or successful completion of the Technician Development program (TDP)
Driver’s License
Competencies
Drive & Energy
Innovative & Resourcefulness
Problem solving
Team Work
Self-Starter
Communications Skills
Closing date and application instructions
Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates:
Email: recruitmentJWN@debswana.bw. Please indicate reference code in the subject line on both the email and application letter.
Closing date: 04th March 2017. NB: Only short listed candidates will be responded to.
Location
Jwaneng

JOBS AT MORUPULE COAL MINE , DEADLINE : 3 March 2017


Company profile
MORUPULE COAL MINE IS A COAL MINING COMPANY IN BOTSWANA SITUATED 14 KILOMETRES WEST OF PALAPYE ALONG SEROWE/PALAPYE ROAD AND MINES COAL PRIMARILY FOR GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY IN BOTSWANA.
ARTISANS: ALL TRADES
Job Summary
To carry out preventative and breakdown maintenance to ensure optimal plant/equipment availability.
SHIFT OVERSEER (COAL CONVEYANCE)
Job Summary
To oversee shift operations on underground mine conveyors and ensure that production targets are met in a safe and cost effective manner.
SECTION MANAGER-PLANNING
Job Summary
To manage the mining operations and maintenance functions, and ensure implementation of objectives within the framework of the department’s strategic plan, legal requirements and best mining engineering principles.
PROCESS MANAGER
Job Summary
The Process Manager reports directly to the General Manager. This position is responsible for the overall development, design, implementation, and execution of the Mine metallurgical and chemical processing operations.

Benefits
We offer a competitive salary package.
Closing date and application instructions
Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an Underground Coal Mining Environment and meet demanding schedules.
Candidates who meet the above requirements need apply with copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:
Human Resources Advisor - Services
Morupule Coal Mine, Private Bag 35 PALAPYE
Email: Recruitment@mcm.co.bw Closing date: 3 March 2017
PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND THROUGH FAX AND NOTE THAT RESPONSES WILL ONLY BE MADE TO APPLICANTS CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW.

SENIOR RESOURCE GEOLOGIST WANTED AT LEBOAM HOLDINGS



Leboam Holdings is looking for suitably qualified citizen candidates to apply for the following position;
SENIOR RESOURCE GEOLOGIST
Reporting to Mining Manager, the position is responsible for:
Managing diamond drilling and channel sampling
Dynamic ore resource modeling and database management
Coordinating and implementing grade control, ore loading control and stockpile management strategies
Managing ore inventory
Close liaison with Planning Engineer, and mining contractors’ production staff to ensure development, waste and ore targets are met.
Requirements
Job Requirements:
BSc Geology Degree with minimum of 6 years’ experience in both open pit and Underground mining environments,
Ability to maintain and update geological database for grade control, reconciliation and updating of geological and grade control plans,
Experience in Mineral Resource Evaluation using Datamine,
Experience in Database Management (GDMS)
Company profile
Leboam Holdings is a Botswana copper development and mining company, whose focus is to grow a base metal business and transition from operations start up to a sustainable copper producer in Botswana. Leboam Holdings has acquired Mowana and Thakadu Mines situated in the northern part of Botswana near Mosetse and Dukwi.
Closing date and application instructions
To apply please e-mail your application letter, detailed CV and certified copies of certificates to recruitment@leboam.com or mail to The Human Resources Officer, Leboam Holdings (Pty) Ltd Private Bag F111, Francistown,
Please note that emails sent without reference to the job applied for in the subject line will automatically be deleted.
Closing date for applications is the 26 February 2017.
Location
Francistown

Recruitment at Bank of Botswana - Deadline March 3 , 2017


Bank of Botswana invites applications from suitably qualified citizens of Botswana to fill the following position:
SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (1 POST).
Main Purpose of the Job:
Directly supervises Maintenance Assistants and Contractors in the Bank and residential works.
Requirements
Job Requirements:
Higher National Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) and general air-conditioning plus two years post qualification work experience in an appropriate or similar position (Clerk of Works or Foreman). Telecommunication Engineering would be an added advantage.
Required Skills and Competencies:
Drive for results;
Customer focus;
Team work oriented;
Flexibility;
Innovation and creativity;
Problem solving; and
Computer literacy.
Benefits
REMUNERATION PACKAGE AND BENEFITS
Attractive Salary;
Contributory Pension Scheme;
Various Staff Advance Schemes (e.g. Motor Vehicle and Housing Loans);
Group Life Assurance, Group Accident, Disability and Dread Disease Covers;
Relocation Expenses, where applicable; and
Medical Aid Scheme.
Closing date and application instructions
Applications, including Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of certificates, transcripts and at least two most recent references should be sent by March 3, 2017 to:
Director
Human Resources Department
Bank of Botswana
Private Bag 154
Gaborone
BOTSWANA
N.B.: Only Shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
Location
Gaborone

JOBS AT DEBSWANA



Debswana is the largest private sector employer in Botswana, with over 5000 employees. These are mainly found on mining sites, along with just over 5000 fixed-term contractors and a small staff compliment at the Debswana Corporate Centre in Gaborone, Botswana’s capital.

These four mines have contri​buted significantly to the economic growth of Botswana, as well as producing revenues responsible for lifting the country from one of Africa’s least developed to an international development success story. Botswana is now a middle-income country independent in means as well as name. Diamond mining operations are located at Orapa, Letlhakane, Damtshaa (OLDM) and Jwaneng. Debswana also own​s and operates the Morupule Coal mine.

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Jobs at Debswana Pension Fund - Deadline: Sunday 5th March 2017



LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Accountable for the coordination of organisational legal, risk and compliance matters and directly responsible for the day-to-day management and ongoing development of the risk and compliance function
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Legal and Compliance
Review contracts between DPF and external providers
Prepare compliance documents for the Legal and Compliance Manager’s approval
Ensure DPF departments comply with risk and compliance policies and procedures
Maintain all relevant regulatory compliance documents (e.g. internal policies)
Maintain the policies and contracts register for all DPF departments
Board secretarial services
Prepare board packs
Distribute meeting agendas, board packs and minutes
Arrange for travel and accommodation for Trustees
Minute taking at Board Committees
Risk
Oversee formal risk analysis and self-assessment for DPF departments
Update overall DPF risk log and maintain copies of departmental risk logs
Coordinates risk training when needed
KEY ATTRIBUTES
Ability to manage stakeholder relationships (trustees, management, regulator, participating employers, members etc.)
Strong administrating and organising skills with the ability to deal with pressure situations, identify bottle necks and resolve these speedily and cost effectively
Ability to work calmly under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and to work within a small dynamic team
Methodological, analytical and organised approach to planning, implementation and record keeping for all activities with a high level of attention to detail
JOB REQUIREMENTS
LLB, an additional qualification of CIS or Risk Management would be an added advantage.
Minimum of five years’ experience in Legal / Corporate Risk / Compliance
Closing date and application instructions
If you meet the above requirements please submit your application letter enclosing a curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates to:
HR Coordinator
Debswana Pension Fund
Private Bag 00512
GABORONE
recruitment@dpf.co.bw
Only emailed applications will be considered. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates
Closing Date: Sunday 5th March 2017
Location
Gaborone
Company
Debswana Pension Fund (DPF)
Publication date
21.02.2017
Publication end date
05.03.2017
OTHER DETAILS
Location
Gaborone
Education level
Bachelors Degree
Industry
Insurance
Law
Juridical
JOBS
EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF
Gaborone
HR Officer-Performance Management & Staff Development
Gaborone
Marketing Management (1 post)
Gaborone
Safety Management (2 posts)
Gaborone
Real Estate Management (8 posts)
Gaborone
Banking and Finance (2 posts)
Gaborone
Accounting and Finance (12 posts)
Gaborone
Risk Management and Insurance (6 posts)
Gaborone
Quantity Surveying (5 posts)
Gaborone
Manager-Centre for Entrepreneurship and Professional Development
Gaborone
Clearance Broker
Gaborone
Financial Manager
Gaborone
SALES AGENT
Gaborone, Francistown, Maun
Chief Operations Officer
Gaborone
Engineering Intern
Gaborone

OPPORTUNITIES AT Botswana Qualifications Authority - MARCH 2017



INVITATION TO TENDER
TENDER NO BQA PR 37/17: PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY
Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) invites interested 100% citizen owned companies to:

“TENDER FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY”

REQUIRED PPADB CODE: 

o Code 120: ICT Systems and Management Services
o Sub codes
 01: Systems Development Services and maintenance services
 06: ICT Security Management and maintenance Services
 08: ICT Risk Management Services
Tender documents can be obtained from Botswana Qualifications Authority Building,
Plot 66450, Block 7, for a non-refundable fee of BWP 500.00 with effect from 24th February 2017
Tender responses are to be delivered to the Chief Executive Officer, Botswana Qualifications Authority, Plot 66450, Block 7,Second Floor, Board room Private Bag BO340, Gaborone, not later than 10am on 7th April 2017, in a sealed envelope marked;


“TENDER NO BQA PR 37/17: PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY”
OPENING


The opening of the proposals will be on the 7th April 2017 at 1010hrs in the BQA Boardroom on second floor. The tenderers may attend the opening session.


Any questions or clarifications can be referred to:
Department of Deputy Chief Executive Office,
Information Technology Division
Telephone: +267 3657275 / 3657246 / 3657253
Fax: +267 3952301


Or Email: atshweta@bqa.org.bw or bnthawe@bqa.org.bw or ghandly@bqa.org.bw

GOVERNMENT JOBS , MINISTRY OF BASIC EDUCATION- NORTH EAST REGION


MINISTRY Of BASIC EDUCATION- NORTH EAST REGION
ADVERTISEMENT-
DATE: 20 February 2017
1. VACANCY CIRCULAR No: 2 Of 2017:
TEMPORARY RECEPTION CLASS- TEACHER AIDES
SALARY: B2/1 Tenable in various schools in the region
Applicants are invited from suitably qualified Batswana for the following positions of, Teacher Aides- B2/1 in the Ministry Of Basic Education- North East Region.
LEAVE: 20 working days per Annum
BENEFITS: Severance benefits at the end of the appointment and Leave Days balances
QUALIFICATION: A Certificate in Early Childhood
MAIN PURPOSE Of THE JOB: To support the Reception class teacher in providing, a variety of learning opportunities that would prepare young children for formal learning and successive life development stages
DUTIES
1.To support curriculum delivery
2.Provide assistance to learners with diverse needs
3.Report any peculiarities of children to the class teacher for appropriate intervention
4.Ensure learners safety and protection
5.Undertake any other related duties as may be assigned by management
REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Time Management
Team Player
Patience
Listening
SUBMISSION Of APPLICATIONS: Applications should be addressed to:
Regional Director
Ministry Of Basic Education (North East Region)
Private Bag F251
Francistown
OR Hand Delivered to:
Ministry Of Basic Education ( North East Region)
Records Management Unit
Floor 2, Office 3.123 (Registry)
Closing Date: 3 March 2017 @ 1630Hrs
For further information contact The Human Resource Office on 2417728/2413181
Source: Daily News dated 23rd February 2017

PROCESS MANAGER - MORUPULE COAL MINE



MORUPULE COAL MINE SEEKS TO INVITE SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED CITIZEN CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:-
PROCESS MANAGER
Job Summary
The Process Manager reports directly to the General Manager. This position is responsible for the overall development, design, implementation, and execution of the Mine metallurgical and chemical processing operations.
Key Activities
Initiates and directs the implementation of medium to long term operational and maintenance plans by:
Developing coal treatment and plant maintenance requirements
Setting performance standards and requirements based on the coal processing plan.
Contributes to the development of the medium to long term departmental strategic plans pertaining to area of responsibility.
Interprets and develops treatment plant production and efficiency objectives to support the overall departmental objectives.
Improve plant operating performance; reduce waste and delays; promote cost reductions; and achieve a high level of operating efficiency.
Develop and manage process operations and work practices that maximize operational efficiencies.
Initiates and coordinates implementation of policies, procedures and practices to enable sustainability and achievement of organisational business objectives.
Reviews and monitors plant perfomance and provides guidance to ensure sustainability.
Assesses opportunities to improve operational processes and systems (e.g. diamond control, diamond value management, asset management) in line with defined standards and guidelines.
Scans the environment for industry best practice, analyses trends and recommends changes within the metallurgical process for business improvement.
Coordinates the implementation of and compliance to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements.
Work within cross-functional teams and coach, mentor supervise and lead direct reports.
Maintain a safe and efficient work environment.
Adheres to and promotes safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.
Requirements
Minimum Education, Training & Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent;
Minimum ten years of metallurgical or mineral processing experience plus engineering process design and feasibility studies.
Registration with professional Engineering body a prerequisite.
Knowledge of SHE management systems (ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001).
Knowledge of Asset Management System – ISO 5501.
Behavioural Competencies:
Demonstrated commitment to safe working practices;
Ability to effectively delegate while maintaining forward motion on key deliverables;
Proven team player skills with ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships;
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
Strong mentoring, training and coaching to junior colleagues.
Company profile
MORUPULE COAL MINE IS A COAL MINING COMPANY IN BOTSWANA SITUATED 14 KILOMETRES WEST OF PALAPYE ALONG SEROWE/PALAPYE ROAD AND MINES COAL PRIMARILY FOR GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY IN BOTSWANA.
Benefits
We offer a competitive salary package.
Closing date and application instructions
Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an Underground Coal Mining Environment and meet demanding schedules.
Candidates who meet the above requirements need apply with copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:
Human Resources Advisor - Services
Morupule Coal Mine, Private Bag 35 PALAPYE
Email: Recruitment@mcm.co.bw Closing date: 3 March 2017
PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND THROUGH FAX AND NOTE THAT RESPONSES WILL ONLY BE MADE TO APPLICANTS CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW.
Location
Palapye

HEALTH MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE



University of Maryland Baltimore in Botswana is advertising for the following position to support its work in the country and invites all qualified staff to apply:
Position: Health Management Specialist (1 Position)
Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor – Supply Chain & Program Management
Location: Molepolole (Subject to change)
Job Summary
The position holder will provide direct support to the District Health Management Team (DHMT) to improve the DHMT’s oversight and management role for HIV/AIDS services delivery in the district. The position holder will ensure that clinical and management information generated within the district is used to inform key decisions affecting resource prioritization and general district health system performance.
Essential Job Functions:
Ensure that site level service performance information is communicated to the DHMT
Promote Data Demand and Information Use culture within the DHMT
Support plans for development of healthcare network in the district connecting all levels of the health care system to ensure effective collaborative care.
Drive the Performance Dashboard Review forums within the district
Support integration of the program’s activities within the DHMT’s plans
Support development and implementation of sustainability agenda within the district for long-term implementation of activities supported by the program
Determine needs of the DHMT that can be supported by the program
Act as the main liaison between the program and the DHMT
Using information generated by the program through site assessment and performance review to develop recommendations to the DHMT for resource re-allocation and/or prioritization
Support DHMT’s continuous quality improvement agenda in collaboration with program CQI and national level CQI teams
Support the DHMT to adapt national level HIV/AIDS policies and plans
Support the DHMT to develop and implement innovative HIV/AIDS service delivery models that aim to improve efficiency in the process of care delivery
Any other duty that may be assigned to him/her by the supervisor.
Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum Bachelors Degree in Health Related Field
Proven competence in health planning
Experience in public health programming
Familiarity with quality improvement activities in health care
At least 3 years of experience in management consulting or coaching for process improvement
Advanced Computer skills (At least intermediate proficiency in the use of the MS Office Suite especially Excel and Word)
Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills
Flexibility & Adaptability to multi task in an ever changing environment
Excellent organization and coordination skills.
Company profile
The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) works around the world to enhance capacity of governments and its partner institutions to improve quality of health services through targeted human capital development, systems development, and institutionalization of quality improvement initiatives.
Building on experience in more than 15 countries, UMB in Botswana through the Botswana University of Maryland School of Medicine Health Initiative (BUMMHI) has received funding from the United States Government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to support the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its institutions at all levels of the healthcare system to improve quality of services focusing on HIV/ AIDS care and treatment including training and Prevention-of-Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Option B+ program implementation.
Closing date and application instructions
Instructions for Submitting Applications:
All applications should be submitted electronically to: umbjobsbotswana@gmail.com
Applications should include 3 references that are familiar with applicant’s work experience preferably in the last 5 years. References should include contact information including daytime phone and email address.
All applications should include a cover letter that details one’s suitability for the job highlighting key functional areas, expected qualifications, and experiences.
Candidates should attach a 3-page CV/Resume that highlights one’s key achievements in areas relevant to the job
Job related stated qualifications and experience are the basic minimum requirements that each applicant must meet to be considered for interviewing.
All applicants should include daytime phone contact information.
Deadline for application is March 03, 2017, 5.00 PM Botswana Time. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMB) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of gender, ethnicity or any other status variable.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Location
Molepolole

HUMAN RESOURCES/ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST - UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE



University of Maryland Baltimore in Botswana is advertising for the following position to support its work in the country and invites all qualified staff to apply:
Position: Human Resources/Administration Specialist
Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration
Location: This position is based in Gaborone, Botswana.
Job Summary
The Human Resources/Administration Specialist will be responsible for all HR matters on the project, including Recruitment & Selection, on-boarding, Performance Management, benefits, Compliance, Employee relations, off-boarding etc. The position will also render support in administration/operations by supervising staff; planning, organizing, and implementing administrative/operational systems.
1. HR Functions
Oversee the day-to-day management of all project personnel matters, ensuring that the offices function according to BUMMHI’s HR policies and procedures, CDC regulations and Botswana laws, regulations and practices. S/he will work with external and internal auditors in conducting HR file audits and practices of all project offices and inform the DFA of any problems or issues arising in this regard;
Oversee and participate in, as appropriate, the employee lifecycle, including recruitment (advertisements and interviews), new hire orientation, performance evaluation, and departures;
Coordinate the hiring process including the development of position descriptions, advertisements, review of CVs, short listing candidates, scheduling interviews, evaluation of candidates, tendering employment offers, negotiation of salaries, and executing employment agreements both for long term and short term employees;
Administer employee benefits, including enrolment, participant maintenance, and invoicing/billing. Handle all employee queries;
Orient and on-board employees so they can quickly focus on project objectives;
Provide orientation sessions to staff regarding their employment benefits, corporate policies, and workplace practices;
Development and maintenance of a clear filing, archiving and retrieval system for all HR and administration documents, in electronic and hard copy formats, in accordance with BUMMHI filing protocols. This will include ensuring all employee files are fully up-to-date at all times;
Oversee staff trainings and skills development to ensure optimum productivity and efficiency in performance of their duties;
Be the first point of contact for all matters relating to travel permits and visa requirements for field team and visitors, technical agreements and any other HR administration and liaison matters that are required of an international NGO operating in Botswana;
Provide overview of BUMMHI’s business conduct and performance expectations, and explain how they are applied, impact, and protect each employee;
Implement local policy manual, and ensure that each employee is briefed on and understands the project policies;
Review with senior project staff employment practice fundamentals and provide them with information, tools, and resources for handling employment issues;
Coordinate annual employee performance evaluations;
Coordinate and oversee the off-boarding processes for exiting staff members.
Ensure that all aspects of Human Resources management conform to BUMMHI’s policies and best practices, CDC rules and regulations, and the laws of Botswana;
Perform other tasks assigned by the supervisor that are consistent with the HR Specialist’s skills and experience and this Scope of Work.
2. Administration Functions - to be carried in liaison with DFA and Program Management/ Logistics & Procurement Officer includes;
Inventory Management: Oversee management of all project assets, including: Developing and maintaining a detailed inventory record of all project resources, including tracking any new additions, write-offs/disposals, movement across offices (and officers), tagging and periodic physical verifications.
Managing office consumables. S/he will monitor the usage of supplies and consumables (toners/ stationery, etc.) ensuring these are expended judiciously and avoiding any stock-outs.
Liaising with IT Consultant provider in coordinating the general maintenance of office equipment (printers, copiers, servers, etc.).
Keep accurate Employee Equipment acknowledge forms and ensure that forms are correctly filed as part of the inventory list.
Assist in the procurement and logistical functions of BUMMHI office in liaison with the Program Management/Logistics & Procurement Officer.
Filing: Oversee the management, development and maintenance of a filing system in electronic and hard copy format for technical, financial and administrative documents.
Physical Facilities: Assist in the management of the leasing and maintenance of Project offices.
Any other duty that may be assigned to him/her by the supervisor.
Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, preferably with HR related accreditation and/or Business Administration.
At least 5 years· experience in HRM and Administration functions in a reputable organization, preferably an NGO
Excellent customer service skills
Deep understanding of the Botswana employment and labor law practice environment
Knowledge of USG Rules and Regulations will be a plus
Basic understanding of accounting requirements is required
Advanced Computer skills (At least intermediate proficiency in the use of the MS Office Suite especially Excel and Word)
Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills
Flexibility & Adaptability to multi task in an ever changing environment
Excellent organization and coordination skills.
Company profile
The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) works around the world to enhance capacity of governments and its partner institutions to improve quality of health services through targeted human capital development, systems development, and institutionalization of quality improvement initiatives.
Building on experience in more than 15 countries, UMB in Botswana through the Botswana University of Maryland School of Medicine Health Initiative (BUMMHI) has received funding from the United States Government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to support the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its institutions at all levels of the healthcare system to improve quality of services focusing on HIV/AIDS care and treatment including training and Prevention-of-Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Option B+ program implementation.
Closing date and application instructions
Instructions for Submitting Applications:
All applications should be submitted electronically to: umbjobsbotswana@gmail.com
Applications should include 3 references that are familiar with applicant’s work experience preferably in the last 5 years. References should include contact information including daytime phone and email address.
All applications should include a cover letter that details one’s suitability for the job highlighting key functional areas, expected qualifications, and experiences.
Candidates should attach a 3-page CV/Resume that highlights one’s key achievements in areas relevant to the job
Job related stated qualifications and experience are the basic minimum requirements that each applicant must meet to be considered for interviewing.
All applicants should include daytime phone contact information.
Deadline for application is March 03, 2017, 5.00 PM Botswana Time. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMB) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of gender, ethnicity or any other status variable.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Location
Gaborone

SHIFT OVERSEER (COAL CONVEYANCE) - MORUPULE COAL MINE



SHIFT OVERSEER (COAL CONVEYANCE) - MORUPULE COAL MINE
Job description
MORUPULE COAL MINE SEEKS TO INVITE SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED CITIZEN CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:-
SHIFT OVERSEER (COAL CONVEYANCE)
Job Summary
To oversee shift operations on underground mine conveyors and ensure that production targets are met in a safe and cost effective manner.
Key Activities
Manages risks in order to ensure a safe working environment.
Manages shift production activities in the district to ensure the achievement of set objectives and compliance with regulations.
Ensures that Mining activities are done according to plan.
Budgets for the section’s needs and ensures compliance to the budget.
Monitors and manages the overall belt effectiveness.
Ensures that employees are selected, deployed, trained, evaluated and rewarded in compliance with existing employee management systems.
Adheres to and promotes safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.
Requirements
Minimum Education, Training & Experience Requirements
O’ levels plus Diploma in Mining or an Engineering qualification
Relevant Blasting Licence.
At least 5years experience in a mining field, at least 2 years should be on Belts
Valid light duty Drivers licence.
Knowledge of SHE management systems (ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001).
Experience in an underground mine will be an added advantage.
Company profile
MORUPULE COAL MINE IS A COAL MINING COMPANY IN BOTSWANA SITUATED 14 KILOMETRES WEST OF PALAPYE ALONG SEROWE/PALAPYE ROAD AND MINES COAL PRIMARILY FOR GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY IN BOTSWANA.
Benefits
We offer a competitive salary package.
Closing date and application instructions
Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an Underground Coal Mining Environment and meet demanding schedules.
Candidates who meet the above requirements need apply with copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:
Human Resources Advisor - Services
Morupule Coal Mine, Private Bag 35 PALAPYE
Email: Recruitment@mcm.co.bw Closing date: 3 March 2017
PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND THROUGH FAX AND NOTE THAT RESPONSES WILL ONLY BE MADE TO APPLICANTS CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW.
Location
Palapye

OPERATIONS MANAGER - Kansai Plascon Botswana



RE - ADVERTISEMENT: OPERATIONS MANAGER
Position
The position of Operations Manager has arisen in Kansai Plascon Botswana, based in Gaborone, Botswana. The position reports to the General Manager.
Main Purpose of the Job
Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Operations department to enable an aligned focus to meet business requirements while maintaining legal compliance and a safe working environment.
Key Responsibilities
Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Production, Logistics, Process Engineering and Quality Control, including maintenance to ensure customer requirements are efficiently achieved
Responsible for the maintenance and measurement of the Kansai Plascon Botswana SHERQ Management system and sustainability and the maintenance of BOBS certification while continually improving the system
Develop and implement strategic plan initiatives for Operations
Determine capital expenditure requirements in operations
Set aligned operational goals and targets and optimise resources and processes within operations to achieve and improve targets and goals
Maintain the overall site appearance and security to improve its safety and visual while adhering to the relevant OHS and environmental legislation
Skill, Knowledge and Experience Requirements
University degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering and at least Modules 1 to 6 of the SAPMA Paint Technology Course or equivalent.
SAP knowledge is a pre-requisite
ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance training.
MBA in general management will be an added advantage
8 years post qualification experience with more than 2 years’ experience as Deputy Production Manager
Experience in the procurement of raw materials and packaging as well as experience in the implementation and/ or maintenance of ISO9001:2008 and OSH Act management systems.
Competencies Required
Coaching & Developing others
Customer insight and focus
Communication and influence
Exceptional team work
Decisiveness
Strategic Planning
Solution Generation and Problem solving
Relationship building and networking
Closing date and application instructions
If you meet these requirements and are interested, send your application with certified certificates and curriculum vitae to HR Department or e-mail to OduetseK@kansaiplascon.co.bw by no later than the close of business on 25th February 2017.
Kansai Plascon Botswana shall only correspond to short listed candidates only.
Location
Gaborone

SECTION MANAGER-PLANNING - MORUPULE COAL MINE



MORUPULE COAL MINE SEEKS TO INVITE SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED CITIZEN CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:-
SECTION MANAGER-PLANNING
Job Summary
To manage the mining operations and maintenance functions, and ensure implementation of objectives within the framework of the department’s strategic plan, legal requirements and best mining engineering principles.
Key Activities
Develops and implements the Mining strategy to meet MCM medium and long-term goals.
Directs and coordinates the development of the mine’s operational plans to meet key objectives.
Interprets operational requirements and integrates with discipline base financial needs to ensure availability of financial resources to meet business objectives.
Responsible for, approves and monitors the utilisation of allocated funds to enable the attainment of functional objectives.
Sets and monitors mining production targets and standards for the mining operation’s team and monitors compliance.
Manages and directs the deployment of resources to optimise the efficiency of the operation.
Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
Develops and implement systems, policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department to continuously improve efficiency and technical excellence and ensure corporate governance.
Ensures that employees are selected, deployed, trained, evaluated and rewarded in compliance with existing employee management systems.
Coaches, counsels, disciplines and develops subordinate employees.
Identifies and manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/ requirements.
Coordinates & manages the Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility as well as compliance to the statutory requirements such as stipulated in the Mines, Works, Quarries and Machinery Act (MWQM).
Identifies and liaises with key stakeholders to ensure achievement of business objectives.
Requirements
Minimum Education/Certification (Legal Requirement) & Experience:
Mining Engineering Degree or equivalent.
Blasting Licence.
Registration with professional Engineering body a prerequisite.
Valid light duty drivers licence.
Knowledge of SHE management systems (ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001).
Knowledge of Asset Management System – ISO 5501.
6 years post qualification mining experience of which 3 should have been at Mining Engineer level.
Behavioural Competencies:
Achievement Orientation, Judgment and Decision Making, Managing Performance and Holding People Accountable, Planning, Coordination and Execution, Change Leadership, Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment.
Company profile
MORUPULE COAL MINE IS A COAL MINING COMPANY IN BOTSWANA SITUATED 14 KILOMETRES WEST OF PALAPYE ALONG SEROWE/PALAPYE ROAD AND MINES COAL PRIMARILY FOR GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY IN BOTSWANA.
Benefits
We offer a competitive salary package.
Closing date and application instructions
Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an Underground Coal Mining Environment and meet demanding schedules.
Candidates who meet the above requirements need apply with copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:
Human Resources Advisor - Services
Morupule Coal Mine, Private Bag 35 PALAPYE
Email: Recruitment@mcm.co.bw Closing date: 3 March 2017
PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND THROUGH FAX AND NOTE THAT RESPONSES WILL ONLY BE MADE TO APPLICANTS CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW.
Location
Palapye

ARTISAN RIGGER - LUCIENT ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION



ARTISAN RIGGER - LUCIENT ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION
Job description
Lucient Engineering and Construction (Pty) Ltd
Applicants are invited to apply for the following vacancy:
Artisan Rigger
Requirements
Qualifications and experience needed
A recognised apprenticeship and National Craft Certificate (or a Botswana Qualifications Authority certified equivalent) in rigging
2 years post qualification work experience
Specific experience in the mining industry
All qualifications from outside Botswana must be certified in writing by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA)
Closing date and application instructions
All applicants must send CV with proof of qualification to:
Lucient Engineering and Construction (Pty) Ltd
P O Box 1452, Jwaneng
OR email to: mbird@lucientengineering.com
Closing Date: 07th March 2017
Location
Jwaneng

ARTISANS: ALL TRADES - MORUPULE COAL MINE



ARTISANS: ALL TRADES - MORUPULE COAL MINE
Job description
MORUPULE COAL MINE SEEKS TO INVITE SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED CITIZEN CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:-
ARTISANS: ALL TRADES
Job Summary
To carry out preventative and breakdown maintenance to ensure optimal plant/equipment availability.
Key Activities
Prioritises and plans jobs in order to increase service efficiency
Use spares and equipment in a cost effective manner
Maintains equipment/plant in accordance with maintenance standards/procedures to ensure optimum availability.
Monitors spares availability and appraises the Foreman.
Attends to defects in order to reduce equipment / plant downtime.
Inspects equipment/plant to identify deviations and takes appropriate action.
Carries out over inspections as required to ensure proper completion of tasks.
Provides feedback to the Foreman to consolidate tasks performed, build history of the equipment/plant and make future plans.
Troubleshoots / diagnoses faults to identify and implement appropriate solutions.
Installs and tests equipment to ensure it complies with components functionality.
Carries out projects in the area of operation to improve the work efficiencies and equipment / plant availability within set targets.
Updates the foreman on work progress to track deviations, correct them and allocate necessary resources.
Introduces innovative ideas to improve equipment maintenance and safety standards.
Prepares reports for completed tasks and submits to the Foreman for consolidation.
Requirements
Minimum Education, Training & Experience Requirements
BGCSE plus recognised National Craft Certificate in related Trade or equivalent.
Two years’ experience post qualification.
Valid light duty drivers licence.
Knowledge of SHE management systems (ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001).
Company profile
MORUPULE COAL MINE IS A COAL MINING COMPANY IN BOTSWANA SITUATED 14 KILOMETRES WEST OF PALAPYE ALONG SEROWE/PALAPYE ROAD AND MINES COAL PRIMARILY FOR GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY IN BOTSWANA.
Benefits
We offer a competitive salary package.
Closing date and application instructions
Prospective candidates must be medically and physically fit and willing to work in an Underground Coal Mining Environment and meet demanding schedules.
Candidates who meet the above requirements need apply with copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:
Human Resources Advisor - Services
Morupule Coal Mine, Private Bag 35 PALAPYE
Email: Recruitment@mcm.co.bw Closing date: 3 March 2017
PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND THROUGH FAX AND NOTE THAT RESPONSES WILL ONLY BE MADE TO APPLICANTS CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW.
Location
Palapye

MAINTENANCE MANAGER - MAJWE MINING JOINT VENTURE



Majwe Mining requires the services of knowledgeable, highly skilled and self-driven individuals’ for the following position:
MAINTENANCE MANAGER
Job Summary
Reporting to the Project Director, the successful incumbent will provide heavy mobile equipment maintenance for the project to ensure sufficient heavy mobile equipment resources are available to meet production requirements at budgeted costs. The successful candidate will direct and control the maintenance operation of the Cut 8 Project in accordance with Majwe Mine Contract, required legislative framework and appropriate industry best practices.
Key Responsibilities
Ensure that the entire maintenance activities are conducted safely in order to comply with Botswana Legislation, Debswana and Majwe safety requirements.
Achieve and maintain high Safety, Health and Environment standards
Actively manage maintenance operations relationships with OEMs and Sub-Contractors to optimize performance, reliability and cost.
Responsible for his/her team’s effectiveness and responsible for all performance management requirements for his/ her subordinates and ensure that an appropriate structure is in place.
Timely reporting on maintenance activities and fleet performance on agreed KPI’s with appropriate commentary on variations.
Ensure adherence to policies, standards and procedures in all areas of operations.
Ensure a quality maintenance planning scheduling and history recording system is in place and being utilized.
Recommend relevant benchmarks and identify the best practice leading to these and the improvement activities required to achieve and exceed them.
Requirements
Job Requirements
Diploma/ Degree Qualifications in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
A minimum of 15 years’ experience in the mining industry, 7 of which should have been served at managerial level.
Experience in maintenance of Heavy mobile equipment is mandatory for the position.
Key effectiveness areas
Strong hands on experience in a fast paced contract-mining environment.
Experienced in developing, leading and mentoring teams.
Good track record in managing teams and client relationships.
An effective leader with good interpersonal skills at all levels, and an ability to resolve conflict.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
A results-oriented individual who is committed to achieving targets.
Ability to work effectively under pressure.
Company profile
Majwe Mining Joint Venture (Pty) Ltd. has been engaged as a Contractor for the Cut 8 Contract Mining by Debswana at the Jwaneng Mine. The project is to move waste material to expand the current mine and it is an important contribution to the economy of Botswana.
Closing date and application instructions
Please respond by sending your applications (Clearly indicating the position applied for on email subject area or envelope), certified certificates and CV’s to:
Human Resources Manager
Majwe Mining Joint Venture
Private Bag 0012
Jwaneng
E-mail: recruitment@majwemining.com
Closing Date: 3rd March 2017
NB* Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only
Location
Jwaneng

Botswana Police Service Recruitment - Gerald Police Station



Gerald Police Station in Francistown is looking for 12 special constable officers to join their police station. The successful applicants will be responsible for the following;

Job Description
To protect life and property
To preserve scene of crime
Conduct beat controls and prevent crime
Carry out effective arrests
Conduct searches and seize property in accordance with the law
Implement community policing strategies
Maintain police registers

Requirements
Botswana citizen with valid Omang
Having 30 points of COSC or BGCSE with at least a C in English
Aged between 18 and 24 years
Having no criminal record
Certified copies of educational certificate

Applicants will be required to undergo medical examination and shuttle run test. Written applications should be handed over to Gerald Police station or posted to;

Records Management Unit

Gerald Police Station

P.O. Box 91

Francistown

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