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VACANCY:     Deputy Director


Applications are invited from highly motivated and well experienced, self-driven and suitably qualified citizens of Botswana for the position of Deputy Director at the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security tenable at Diamond Hub.  


Salary:                 E2 (P373, 152.00 – P388, 236.00 per annum)


Leave:                  30 working days per annum.


Benefits:              Optional contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government

Contributes 50% and employee 50%


Duration              24 – 36 months contract.


Qualifications:     Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields (from a recognized and accredited institution) is required. A master's degree in any of the above or related disciplines will be an added advantage.


Certified Anti-money Laundering/Combating Terrorist Financing and Combating Financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (AML/CFT) Compliance Practitioners will also have an added advantage.


Experience:          A minimum of fourteen (14) years post qualification work experience in the business, minerals industry, or a related field, two years of which must have been served at D1 salary scale or equivalent. For private sector applicants, experience must involve handling multi-disciplinary services in large and complex business projects. Accreditation in AML/CFT/CFP compliance is desirable.



Main Purpose of the Job: To oversee the AML/CFT/CFP compliance within the diamond industry and business development facilitation. Assists in providing effective leadership and guidance in administrative and technical matters pertaining to business development, diamond beneficiation and AML/CFT/CFP.



Key Performance Areas:


  1. Advices stakeholders on all aspects of diamond business development and diamond beneficiation, and AML/CFT/CFP.
  2. Manages diamond business development and beneficiation programmes and AML/CFT/CFP.
  3. Manages relationships with stakeholders and customers.
  4. Manages performance of the key areas of responsibility and prepares monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  5. Provides general quality assurance in the delivery of Divisional projects relating to business development, diamond beneficiation, and AML/CTF/CFP.
  6. Initiates the development and review of policies, strategies, procedures, and legislation designed to regulate/ enhance diamond business development, diamond beneficiation, and combat money laundering and financing of terrorism.
  7. Establishes and maintains a ‘lessons-learned’ database from Divisional projects, to serve as a guide to future projects.
  8. Manages maintenance of statistics concerning diamond market, business performance, as well as compliance measures adopted or implemented by the specified party and sanctions imposed on such specified party, under the Financial Intelligence Act.
  9. Ensures adherence to agreed standards, methodologies, principles and processes.
  10. Monitors budget and expenditure for Divisional projects and activities.



Key competencies


·       Analytical and Strategic thinking

·       Deciding and Initiating action

·       Teamwork and Partnering

·       Communicating Effectively

·       Supervision and Accountability

·       Planning and Execution

·       Innovating and Driving Change

·       Delivering Quality Service





Applicants should quote the Vacancy Circular No. and provide the following details:


a)     Full names, address and place of birth.

b)     Certified copy of National Identity Card.

c)     Brief summary of career with duties (Curriculum Vitae).

d)    Certified copies of certificates together with their transcripts (both academic and professional).

e)     Two (2) recent reference letters (not more than six (6) months old).

f)      Names and contact details of two (2) current referees.


In case of serving public officers the following should be provided:


·       Date of first appointment

·       Present post and date of appointment thereto.

·       Candidates from Parastatals and Private Sector Organisations should provide a statement of salary or pay.





Applications from serving Public Officers should be routed through their Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries. Applications not so routed will not be considered.


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.


Applications should be addressed to:


The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security

Private Bag 0018



OR hand delivered to:

Records Management Unit

Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security

Fairgrounds Office Park

Block C, First Floor


CLOSING DATE: 14th August 2020

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