Director of Human Resources
University of Botswana Department of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources - Department of Human Resources 



The University of Botswana seeks to recruit a Director in the Department of Human Resources to plan, organize, manage and coordinate the provision of Human Resource Management.


The successful candidate will be expected to play a key role in the Management and Development of Human Resources in the University. This includes inter alia;

i) The formulation and implementation of Human Resources Strategies and Policies, management of Industrial Relations, Training and Development and performance management & reward strategies;

ii) Provision of services and professional advice that will ensure that the University can attract, motivate and retain appropriately qualified, experienced and productive staff needed to enable the institution fulfil its Vision and Mission;

iii) Management and coordination of manpower and training, and development budgets within delegated limits;

iv) Overall management of the Department of Human Resources.                                       


Applicants should have:  (i) A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or related areas; (ii) Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related areas will be an added advantage; (iii) membership of, or eligible to register with an appropriate professional HR institute; (iv) at least seven (7) years work experience in Human Resource Management at a senior level in a large preferably knowledge-based organization; (v) detailed knowledge and experience in Botswana’s Labour Law and practice; (vi) strong interpersonal, communications and leadership skills; (vii) an innovative management style.

Remuneration: The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, visit

How to apply:  Letters of application are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine the applicants’ suitability for the position.  Applicants should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for; provide current CVs (including telephone numbers and email), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and names and addresses of three referees.  Applicants should also inform their referees to (i) Quote the Vacancy Number(s) and Position applied for and (ii) Submit their references directly to the address below before the stipulated closing date. Send your applications to: Chief Operations Officer, University of Botswana, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone, Botswana. Telephone: (+267) 3552120/4742. Email:

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No. 313/304 at Block 108 (Third floor, Administration Building).

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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