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BOTSWANA GOVERNMENT JOBS - Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation


The Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation seeks the services of talented, proactive, self-driven and experienced individuals to fill the below listed vacancies. Priority will be given to citizens of Botswana.
VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 6 OF 2017
VACANCY: SECRETARY/MINISTERIAL TENDER COMMITTEE (MTC)
(1 POST)
VACANCY REF NO: 150100074.1.1
Salary Scale: D3 (P207 564 – P229 152) per annum
Leave: 30 working days per annum
Benefits:
i. Optional Contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government contributes 50% and employee contributes 50%).
ii. Contributory Pension Scheme (Government contributes 15% and employee contributes 5%).
iii. Housing and Upkeep Allowance.
Qualified Applicant Profile
To be considered for appointment to this position, candidates must have a Degree in Business Administration / Economics / Procurement, Purchasing, Supply and Materials Management or a related field.
Experience
A minimum of eight (8) years post qualification experience in Purchasing, Supply and or Materials Management of which two (2) years should have been served at D4 level for Public Service Officers or equivalent position in Parastatal or Private Organisation.
Main Purpose of the Job
To provide technical advice to the Ministerial Tender Committee (MTC) in decision making on submitted tenders in line with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board Act (PPADB) and the Finance and Audit Act.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
• Plans and manages activities of the Ministerial Tender Committee (MTC).
• Facilitates decision making by providing advice to the MTC on tender submissions in line with Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board 9PPADB) and the Finance and Audit Acts.
• Recommends the review of the tendering policy to PPADB.
• Monitors adherence to contractual agreements by Ministry/Department.
• Recommends amendments or extensions of contracts.
• Approves tender notices and Invitation To Tender (ITT) vetting.
• Monitors market price fluctuations and recommends appropriate measures.
• Advises departments in drawing-up specifications of items to enhance the concept of quality assurance through satisfactory service to the customer.
• Monitors maintenance of tender numbering system for the Ministry.
• Publishes the Ministerial Tender Committee decisions.
VACANCY: DEPUTY MANAGER (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT)
(1 POST)
VACANCY REF NO: 150100045.1.1
Salary Scale: D1(P274 464 – P303 012) per annum
Leave: 30 working days per annum
Benefits:
i. Optional Contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government contributes 50% and employee contributes 50%).
ii. Contributory Pension Scheme (Government contributes 15% and employee contributes 5%).
iii. Housing and Upkeep Allowance.
Qualified Applicant Profile
To be considered for appointment to this position, candidates should have a Degree in Human Resource Management or Public Administration, Industrial Relations or Strategic Management or Business Administration.
Experience
The applicant must also have a minimum of twelve (12) years post qualification experience in the Human Resource field of which two (2) years should have been as Assistant Manager (D2) for Public Service Officers or an equivalent position in a Parastatal or Private Organisation.
Main Purpose of the Job
To provide leadership in the human resource functions of; recruitment and selection, training and development, employee relations and other Human Resource Management issues.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
• Coordinates the human resource management processes of recruitment, training and development, and compensation and benefits.
• Initiates, develops and implements long, medium and short term plans and programmes on training and development, personnel administration and health and safety.
• Supervises and manages staff performance.
• Attends to employee relations matters.
• Coordinates preparation of manpower estimates/requirements.
• Monitors payments of employee benefits.
• Authorizes payment vouchers.
• Reviews human resource annual plan.
• Provides on-the job training for supervisees.
• Identifies skills gaps of supervisees and recommends.
• Provides induction to newly recruited staff.
Required Competencies
• Integrity and Trust
• Problem Solving
• Command Skills
• Communicating Effectively
• Customer Focus

Applicants: Quote the vacancy reference number and provide the following details:
a) Full name, address, and date of birth.
b) Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae with duties.
c) Certified copies of academic certificates and Omang.
d) At least three (3) recent work related references confirming the required experience.
e) Date of first appointment, present post, date of appointment to the post and salary scale.
f) Applicants from Parastatals and Private Organisation should provide a copy of salary advice slip.

Important:
Applications from serving Public Officers should be routed through their Heads of Departments and Permanent Secretaries. Applications not so routed will not be considered. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements stipulated above will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Applications should be addressed to:
 Permanent Secretary, Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation, Private Bag 00368, Gaborone OR hand delivered to the Ministry, Records Management Unit – BLOCK B.
Closing Date: Friday, 2 June 2017
For further information please contact Human Resource Management Unit @ 3600819.

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