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Ministry of Trade & Industry Botswana
Ref: TI 4/7/1 III (127)

The ministry of trade and industry seeks the services of highly motivated, experienced and self driven citizens of Botswana to fill the following vacant positions

• Vacancy circular No.5 of 2014
Vacancy: Typist I, department
For co-operative development

Main purpose of the job:
To provide secretarial services to other officers in the organization

National certificate in secretarial studies from a recognized institution

A minimum of two (2) years work experience or satisfactory performance as records assistant (B4/2) or equivalent level in a parastatal or private sector organization

Key performance areas:
• Types letters, minutes, reports, notes from manuscripts or other forms of copies and files copies;
• Produces copies and files copies;
• Check his/her work for correctness and proper layout;
• Keeps up to date with public service procedures and practices regarding the use of abbreviation, correction of first draft, and in addressing of official correspondence;
• Provides on the job training to typist II;
• Provides typing duties to a group of middle management officers.

Required skills and competencies:
• Interpersonal savvy
• Learning on the fly
• Functional/technical skills
• Customer focus
• Action oriented
• Time management

Salary scale: B2/1 (P41 688 – P59 892 Per annum)
Leave: 20 working days Per annum

Benefits for all positions:
• Optional contributory medical aid scheme
(Government pays 50% and employee pays 50%)
• Compulsory contribution pension fund
(Government pays 15% and employee pays 5% for permanent and pensionable appointment)
• For new entrants at E1 salary scale, a contact of 24-36 months, with gratuity payable at the rate of 25% upon the expiration of the said contact.

Applicants should quote the vacancy circular number and provide the following details:

i) Full names, address, date and place of birth
ii) Detailed curriculum vitae
iii) Certified copies of certificates and national identify card
iv) References from three referees
v) Serving candidates should include the following information;
• Date of first appointment
• Date of present position, salary scale and date of appointment thereto.

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 the minimum requirements will not be responded to.

Applications should be addressed to:-
Permanent secretary
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Private Bag 004

For more information contact:

Mr. K.P. Ralefala/ Ms. T.C. Motlogelwa
Tel: +267 3601200

Closing date: 7th March., 2014

Source: Mmegi, 28th February
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