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Assistant Manager : Human Resources – Safari Destinations

SAFARI DESTINATIONS, based in Maun, is looking for an ASSISTANT MANAGER : HR to join our already two person HR team.

We are looking for a dynamic, proactive team-player who has a passion for HR and understands the key strategic role that HR plays in successful organisations today.

We need someone with a strong sense of fairness and fair play, able to find the right balance between staff and company interests, accustomed to exploring creative and viable solutions that are mutually beneficial. As role models, HR (and this new staff member) are expected to actively demonstrate the values of our company namely a commitment to showing initiative, to your own and other’s development and growth, as well as to transparency and honesty.

The successful job incumbent needs to be a people’s person with a strong administrative orientation: well organised, a good planner with good implementation and follow through skills, comfortable using technology to work efficiently and effectively.

The person needs to be highly numerate and have strong conceptual skills, able to analyse numerical and qualitative information.

The company has a strong performance culture and the person needs to be able to take pride in their work, work under pressure, cope with volumes of work and meet deadlines, work independently but have the courage to ask for assistance.


The person’s integrity and trustworthy must be beyond reproach.

The person will be responsible for certain key areas in HR e.g. leave management, recruitment and selection of certain staff, logistics related to training, preparation and submission of work permits, first level disciplinary issues (growing this portfolio over time), being available to advise staff, performance review management, other HR administrative work as well as the management of the community engagement portfolio and the day to day supervision of the HR Officer.

The person will also support the HR Senior Manager on certain strategic tasks e.g. policy and procedure development, evaluation of current work, growing this area of their work over time.

The post of Assistant Manager is well suited to a strong, experienced HR professional or a HR manager or Assistant Manager in a smaller organisation who wants to get involved in all aspects of strategic HR, growing and developing under the support and guidance of the current HR Senior Manager.


If you think you want to join our vibrant but little team and become a key player in driving HR at Safari Destinations and positioning the company as an employer of choice, then you are encouraged to apply.

Please send your CV and a detailed letter of motivation as to why you meet the above requirements to Email:


Please note that the letter of motivation is a key element of the selection process and is not your standard covering letter. It is a letter motivating your suitability for the Assistant Manager: HR post, why based on your experience and the kind of person you are and why you would fit into our HR and SD team. The closing date is 9:00hrs Monday, 23rd of April 2018.

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