Job Summary

This role is responsible to provide assistant governance and secretarial services to the Company Secretary of Absa Bank Botswana Limited (“the Bank”) and its subsidiaries and maintain requisite corporate governance standards in relation to the Bank and its subsidiaries. Additionally, the role holder will support the Company Secretary with the management of all communication between the Bank and its investors by supporting the process with the development, collating, drafting and releasing information, handling enquiries and meetings, providing feedback to management and crisis management on aspects of investor relations. Furthermore, the incumbent will assist the Company Secretary to reinforce the Bank and Group’s Governance value proposition in the “ESG” agenda with external stakeholders.


Job Description

  • Assist the Company Secretary with discharging all secretarial governance requirements for the  Bank and its Subsidiaries
  • Assist the Company Secretary in ensuring Corporate Governance standards are maintained/improved in the Bank and the Board
  • Monitoring compliance with Group policies for the Bank  and its subsidiaries
  • Assisting with annual audit (governance/legal or otherwise) of the Bank, its companies and directors
  • Assisting the Company Secretary with the organisation and coordination of Board and Board Committee meetings
  • Timely preparation of Board Minutes, Resolutions, Powers of Attorney etc.
  • Maintenance of statutory records for the Bank and its subsidiaries
  • Organisation and coordination of General Meetings and special general meetings
  • Filing of Statutory Returns and Procurement of required Licences for the Bank and its Subsidiaries
  • Assisting the Company Secretary with all Board Management including induction, evaluation,  training and development of Directors
  • Researching the development of new applicable governance guidelines and providing timely advice to the Company Secretary and other senior management within the Bank and its subsidiaries and affiliates, including listing obligations (debt and equity), Annual General Meeting, Annual Report and Accounts etc.
  • Assisting the Company Secretary with processing of notifications to the regulatory authorities.
  • Management of database of information on companies and directors.
  • Monitoring and implementing appropriate Corporate Governance regulatory and statutory developments and ensuring compliance.
  • Ensure the operationalising of the relevant Group and Bank investor relations policies
  • Assist the Company Secretary and Chief of Staff, Strategy and Sustainability Officer, and other respective management with the collation, development and production of internal investor relations reporting used for executive committees and the Board
  • Review all investor relations communications, obtaining all relevant approvals prior to dissemination on the Botswana stock Exchange X News and other public media



Higher Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)


Closing date: April 14, 2024