Job description

Cresta Marakanelo Limited, a BSE-listed hotel company operating eleven hotels in Botswana and Zambia, hereby invites suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for the following position in the company:


Scope of the job:

Lead the implementation and management of the company’s procurement strategy.

Duties include

  • Identify potential suppliers, screen them and negotiate favourable rates and payment terms with them.
  • To be the main point of contact between the company and its various suppliers
  • Coordinate the continuous evaluation of suppliers’ performance.
  • Continuous review and management of approved supplier database.


The Candidate must have

  • A degree in a commerce-related field from a reputable institution.
  • A professional qualification such as CIPS will be added advantage.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Broad knowledge of the goods and service-supply industry.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Experience of at least of 10 years in a senior procurement role.

Closing date and application instructions

Applications, indicating the current salary, must be addressed to and submitted at:

The Recruitment Committee
Cresta Marakanelo Limited
2 nd Floor, Marula House, Prime Plaza
Plot 74538, New CBD, Gaborone
Email: recruitment@cresta.c­

Only short listed applicants will be responded to.

The deadline for submission of applications is 17 February 2017.

Location: Gaborone