Botswana Vaccine Institute (BVI) is pursuing its Transformational Agenda through its “Lepelong ya Moleepi” 5 Year Strategy. Consequently, the Institute has developed a new organisational structure aligned to its strategy. The organization wishes to recruit consummate professionals, with solid experience, who are driven by a passion for excellence into the following positions in the new organisational structure:



Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit & Risk, the position will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services in corporate governance and risk management to the BVI. Additionally, this role provides business assurance, guiding and motivating colleagues throughout BVI, so that compliance with statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.


The Job

The incumbent will be responsible for, among others, the following;

  • Assisting the HIA in developing and embedding a robust governance and risk management framework in the internal audit plan and audit process, as well as, the overall BVI governance and risk management frameworks.
  • Providing advice, oversight and support the monitoring of key governance and risk exposures.
  • Ensuring that the governance structure and decision-making frameworks reflect best practice and enable effective direction, management and control of the BVI.
  • Periodically providing an independent and objective review of the Board Charter, Governance policies and procedures including the employee handbook to ensure compliance with relevant governance codes, regulatory requirements and best practice.
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining the risk framework, ensuring that robust policies, procedures and processes are in place, which identify and respond to risks and opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

The Person

The right candidate will possess the following minimum requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Bachelor’s Degree Commerce (B Com), Finance and Accounting or any relevant discipline.
  • A Post graduate certificate/diploma in governance and risk management.
  • Knowledge and application of current risk management best practice principles and standards (ISO 31000:2018) ISO 9001.
  • An understanding of legislative requirements, professional standards and the relevant corporate governance codes (King IV Botswana Institute of Directors Code) and codes of conduct.
  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Audit Techniques (Caats) in the audit process.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Enterprise-wide Risk Management (ERM) Framework.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience.


Medical Aid

Closing date:

October 25, 2023

Applicants should please ensure that they submit a detailed curriculum vitae and provide names and contacts of at least three traceable referees.
For enquiries: contact Tsholofelo/ Bame on 3915503/3975917