Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) is mandated under Section 5 of the Botswana Examinations Council Act CAP 58:03 (as Amended by BEC Amendment Act No. 19 of 2020) to manage and conduct examinations and assessment in general education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). BEC has developed a new strategy and consequently, a new structure that is aligned to the strategy.

The organisation wishes to attract into the following positions, results oriented professionals, with solid leadership experience, who are driven by a passion for excellence.

    – Strategy Planning and Evaluation Executive

Main Purpose of the Job
Facilitate strategic, corporate and departmental planning through technical support and assistance. Provide business intelligence data in order to support strategic planning, decision-making and continual improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of BEC Monitor and evaluate the corporate performance of BEC and development of a dashboard for Management.

Key Performance Areas
• Participate in strategic planning workshops, and assist the Head in facilitating the development and review of the strategic plan • Research, develop and write strategic plan documents
• Interrogate and use the research results, data and statistics gathered by the Corporate Performance Analyst to inform the planning exercise
• Accompany and guide Departments (through workshops) to align their departmental plans with the strategic plan and the corporate plan
• Participate and provide all necessary technical support to the Head in meetings with Finance where the aim is to integrate the annual planning and budgeting process; and prepare guidelines/templates to assist the Departments
• Compile and consolidate departmental plans and submit for review to the Head
• Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the strategic plan, the corporate plan and the annual departmental plans by undertaking the following:
• Keep track on whether Departments are implementing their plan and measure performance as agreed
• Engage with Departments to identify challenges and propose remedial actions that are within own competency areas
• Analyse reports/scorecards of Departments
• Draft periodic reports on targets versus achievements for review by the Head
• Collect, analyse and provide any data support for policy and strategy formulation, planning decisions and for improving internal efficiency and effectiveness of BEC
• Work with the Head to define business SMART KPI’s and KPIs for tracking progress of implementation of Corporate plans and Departmental plans
• Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems, mechanisms, tools and templates in place
• Provide on-going assistance and support to Departments for population of templates and submission of performance data/reports
• Prepare periodic monitoring and evaluation reports for review by the Head and submission to EMT and SMT
• Generate dashboards of performance against targets (corporate and departmental) with analyses as per Management’s needs
• Monitor and proactively analyse internal and external trends and developments that affect BEC, and that may affect its future strategies
• Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report and any BEC performance report meant for its Shareholders

Qualification & Experience
At least a Degree in business or public administration, management science, operations research, organisational behaviour, statistics or a relevant field, from a recognised institution. A Masters will be an added advantage. At least six (6) years relevant experience of which three (3) years should have been at professional level or its equivalent.

Key Competencies
• Communication
• Interpersonal
• Negotiation, networking & relationship building
• Organisational (planning, budgeting, time management, work prioritisation)
• Research, critical thinking, analytical & problem-solving

 

If you meet the above requirements pleases submit you application letters including updated curriculum vitae with three (3) traceable referees, certified Omang and certificates to:
The Director Human Capital
Botswana Examinations Council
Private Bag 0070
Gaborone

And e-mail applications to: recruitment@bec.co.bw

Kindly indicate the position you are applying for in the subject of the email.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications with incomplete documentation or received after the closing date will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is the 12 July 2024.