Title:  Project Engineer – Civil – 5 Year Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date:  5 June 2024

Gaborone, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

Provide Civil and Structural Engineering input to the project(s), monitor and control Civil and Structural Engineeing work streams during Study and Implementation phases.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates safety leadership, sustainable development
  • Facilitates the development of project civil and structural specifications and design criteria
  • Documents client requirements specific to Civil and Structural Infrastructure
  • Provides Civil and Structural technical advice and oversight as required in the Project(s)
  • Develops scope of works for Civil and Structural Workstreams and participates in technical adjudications for the selection of Consultants, Contractors and Vendors.
  • Manages Civil and Structural Consultants, Contractors and Vendors on Project designs, fabrications and installations
  • Participates in Design Reviews, Constructability Reviews, Maintainability Reviews, Value Engineering Reviews related to Civil and Structural work streams and makes recommendations for optimization
  • Manages Stakeholders to provide technical support and input for projects
  • Participates in peer review audits and pre-project benchmarking at various operations to ensure compliance with standards and specifications.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Acquire knowledge on the implementation of safety, health and environmental programmes


  • Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering


Minimum 7 years post qualification experience, 3 of which should have been spent as a Civil Engineer/Structural Engineer. Proof of registration with ERB

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • ERB Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Technical Proficiency: Demonstrates consistent expertise / mastery in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Technical Planning: Sees the bigger strategic picture and has the ability to assess impact of technical decisions over the broader context of the mine’s long term sustainability and lifecycle
  • Technical Learning: Adaptable fast learner able to keep abreast of the developments in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering

Behavioral Competencies

  • Achievement Orientation
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Managing Performance and Holding People Accountable
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Problem Solving
  • Change Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork & Collaboration

Closing date: 5 July 2024

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

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