Employment at Independent Electoral Commission


VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 4 OF 2016
REF NO: IEC 4/34/1 1 (66)
VACANCY – PRINCIPAL ELECTIONS OFFICER I – D2 (1 POST)-TENABLE AT IEC GUMARE OFFICE
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) exist to provide credible and transparent electoral services to its stakeholders for enhanced participation in the electoral processes.
Suitable candidates are invited to submit their applications for the above mentioned position tenable at IEC Gumare Office.
Key Competencies and Skills
Integrity and trust
Organising
Drive for Results
Resource Management
Functional/Technical Skills
Presentation skills
Customer focus
MAIN PURPOSE FOR THE JOB:
To coordinate the implementation of electoral processes throughout the Electoral Cycle in accordance with the Electoral Act.
Summary of duties
1. Interpret the Electoral Act to the public;
2. Interpret and manages Outreach Programmes;
3. Supervises the planning and implementation of voter registration exercise;
4. Supervise planning and implementation of activities of voting process;
5. Produce regular reports
6. Deputies the Chief Elections Officer in executing administrative and technical responsible of the Elections Unit;
7. Manages the outstation’s Recurrent Budget and Procurement Processes; and
8. Manage the outstation’s Resources.
9. Undertake any other related duties as assigned by the Secretary and the Commission
QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in Political Science/ Public Administration/ International Relations/ Human Resource Management/ Social Work/ Business Administration/ Communication and Public Relations..
EXPERIENCE:
At least 10 years Post Qualification Experience of which 2 years should have been served at D3 salary scale. Managerial experience will be an added advantage.
SALARY SCALE: D2 (P231, 708 – P255, 828 per annum)
LEAVE RATE: 30 working days per annum
BENEFITS: Optional contributory Medical Aid Scheme with 50%
From Government and 50% from Employee. Compulsory contributory pension Scheme (Government pays 15% and Employee pays 5%)
APPLICATIONS:
Please quote the number of the vacancy circular and give the following details:
Full names, postal address, date and place of birth.
Brief summary of career with duties (Curriculum vitae) and competencies.
Certified copies of certificates and Omang.
At least three (3) certified copies of recent work related references.
IMPORTANT:
All applications from serving public officers should be routed through their Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries (Accounting Officers). Applications not so routed will not be considered.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be responded to. No emailed, faxed and scanned applications / documents will be considered.
Applicants should be addressed to:
Secretary
Independent Electoral Commission
Private Bag 00284
Gaborone
Physical Address
Plot 63726, Acumen Park, Fairgrounds
Between Grant Thornton and Twin Towers offices
For further information please contact the Human Resource office at telephone 3612400.
NOTE: The public is further informed that Independent Electoral Commission will only enter into correspondence with shortlisted candidates.
Closing Date: 12th August, 2016

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