MANAGER- DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE AT THE Ministry of Basic Education


VACANCY: MANAGER- DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE – E2 X 1 POST
Applicants are invited from highly motivated and well experienced self-driven citizens of Botswana for the position of Manager – Development & Finance in the Ministry of Basic Education on a contract of 24 months.
SALARY SCALE: E2 (P334, 944 – P348, 468 per annum)
VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 2 OF 2016
Ref: 060105324.1.1
LEAVE: 30 Working days per Annum
BENEFITS:
i. Employment is on contract terms. Upon satisfactory completion of the contract, you will be paid gratuity at the rate of 25% of the total amount of the salary earned for the duration of the contract.
ii. Optional Medical Aid Scheme with the Botswana Public Officers Medical Aid Scheme (BPOMAS – Government pays 50% and employee pays 50%)
QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in Financial Management, Accounting or equivalent. Masters Degree in Financial Management, Accounting or equivalent will be an added advantage.
EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience, two (2) of
which should have been served at D1 salary scale in Botswana
Government, or equivalent position and duties in the Private
Sector and Parastatal Organisations.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide leadership in the implementation, management and
coordination of Development and Finance functions across the
Ministry.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
• Initiate and develop long, medium and short-term plans and programmes in Development and Finance.
• Translate long, medium and short-term plans and programmes in Development and Finance into work activities.
• Review Annual Plans and Programmes for the implementation of Development and Finance strategies.
• Coordinate the implementation of Development and Finance programmes.
• Contribute in developing sound operational guidelines for the Division and ensures their implementation.
• Manage and review performance of Development and Finance Division.
• Promote communication and sharing of information.
• Consolidate the Division’s budget for incorporation into the Ministry budget.
• Monitor the budget expenditure to ensure appropriate utilisation.
• Assess personal knowledge and skills against job specific competencies to identify development needs and priorities.
• Seek constructive feedback from others and uses feedback to develop self.
• Identify areas of strength and develops them further.
• Model professionalism and exemplary behaviours amongst staff.
• Share information, knowledge, experiences and learning with others.
• Identify staff skills gap and determine relevant development programme(s).
REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
• Analytical and Strategic Thinking
• Deciding and Initiating Action
• Teamwork and Partnering
• Communicating Effectively
• Planning and Execution
• Supervision and Accountability
• Innovating and Driving Change
• Delivering Quality Service
APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should quote the reference and vacancy circular number and provide the following:
• Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae.
• Certified copy of the National Identity Card.
• Certified true copies of Certificates (academic and professional).
• Two (2) recent work related references (not more than 6 months old).
• Date of first appointment, current position, date into current position and salary scale (all applicants).
• Actual salary (either per month or per annum) for all applicants from Parastatals and the Private Sector.
IMPORTANT:
All 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 minimum requirements stipulated above will not be responded to.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
Applications should be addressed to:
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Basic Education
Private Bag 005
Gaborone
CLOSING DATE: 15 November 2016
For further information contact The Human Resource Office on
3674557/3674572/3656114

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