Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Germany

 

RESPONSE TO ALLEGED INDISCRIMINATE POACHING IN BOTSWANA

Von |September 6th, 2018|

The Government of Botswana has noted with concern unsubstantiated and sensational media reports on elephant poaching statistics in Botswana carried by some local and international media attributed to Elephants Without Borders (EWB), a non-governmental organisation contracted by the Botswana Government to carry out the dry season aerial survey of elephants and wildlife in northern Botswana covering Chobe, Okavango, Ngamiland and North Central District. The stories allege that about 90 elephants have been indiscriminately killed recently.

NOTICE OF GENERAL VOTER REGISTRATION

Von |August 24th, 2018|

NOTICE OF GENERAL VOTER REGISTRATION PERIOD
FOR THE 2019 BOTSWANA GENERAL ELECTIONS:
3RD SEPTEMBER 2018 TO 11TH NOVEMBER 2018

The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana to the Federal Republic of Germany in Berlin wishes to inform all citizens of Botswana (Batswana) resident in the Federal Republic of Germany that the Independent Electoral Commission of Botswana has designated the period from 3rd September, 2018 to 11th November 2018 (both dates inclusive) as General Registration Period for the 2019 General Elections.

The General Voter Registration will be conducted at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Berlin on weekdays (Monday to Friday) during normal business hours, from 9:00 hours to 17:00 hours, inclusive of the lunch break:

The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana to the Federal Republic of Germany in Berlin is located at Lennestrasse 5, 10785 Berlin.

Only citizens of Botswana who have attained the age of eighteen (18) years and above and are in possession of a valid National Identity Card (Omang) may apply in person for registration as voters during the designated registration period (3rd September, 2018 to 11th November, 2018).

For further details, please contact:

Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, Berlin, and telephone +49 30 887 195 010, fax +49 30 887 195 012 or e-mail: info@embassyofbotswana.de or vphometsi@embassyofbotswana.de

VACANCY NOTICE ACCOUNTS EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Von |August 17th, 2018|

The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Berlin invites applications from qualifying candidates for the position of an Accounts Executive Officer at the Chancery.

JOB PURPOSE:
The main purpose of the job is to perform accounting and clerical functions of the Embassy as well as supplies duties.

MAIN DUTIES:
• Prepares payment vouchers for the Mission invoices,
• Prepares bank deposits, general ledger postings and related reports,
• Reconcile the accounts in a timely manner
• Processes Imprest payments, retirements and maintains an Imprest register.
• Acts as liaison between the Mission and companies that the Mission conducts business with.
• Liaises with property agents in consultation with the First Secretary Administration or landlords to attend to maintenance issues at the Embassy and Staff Residences.
• Purchases stores/office supplies as directed by Management.
• Ensures that bills are paid within 5 days of receipt.
• Undertakes any other function related to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts Receivable or Accounts Payable or related fields.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access).
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
• Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
• A valid residence and work permit in Germany.
• Fluent in written and spoken German and English.

SKILLS:
• Professional attitude
• Aptitude for numbers
• Reliable, responsible and focused on details
• Time Management
• Cultural Intelligence
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Integrity
• Teamwork
• Good Interpersonal and Communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and multitask

BENEFITS:
• Basic Salary: Ranges from €31.380 – €37.505 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
• Employer Social Security Contribution
• 24 leave days per annum

Applications and Resumes with certified copies of certificates and references must be submitted in English by the 31st August 2018 to;

Embassy of the Republic of Botswana
Lennestraβe 5
10785 Berlin, Germany