Chief Executive Officer

New vacancy - open to all applications

Overview of role

The main purpose of the Chief Executive Officer’s job is to lead and direct the Botswana Digital and Innovation Hub’s (BDIH) vision, mission, strategy and operations to achieve the transformational strategic objectives as mandated by the Board.

Job description

  • Strategy
  • Financial & Economic Strategy
  • BDIH Brand Strategy
  • Strategic Relationship Management
  • BDIH Property and Facilities Management Strategy and Operations
  • Lead the Digital, Information, Communication & Technology Strategy (ICT)
  • Corporate Governance and Risk Management
  • Strategic People Leadership
  • BDIH Culture
  • Executive Team Leadership

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Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Degree in one of the focal areas of the Hub i.e., Digital, Information and Communications Technologies, Energy and Environment, Mining or Biotechnology or Business related.
  • Post graduate qualification in business management.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in senior management position, 5 years at an executive level and experience in Business Development, Research and Development, Digitization and General Management.

Please Note: The closing date for applications has been extended to 28 January 2022.

Company profile

The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH), recently repositioned as the Botswana Digital and Innovation Hub (BDIH), has been established to promote Botswana as an attractive location for technology-driven and knowledge intensive businesses to develop and to compete in the global market. The focal point of the Hub will be to provide state-of-the art facilities to attract domestic, regional and global companies to locate Research and Development activities within the Hub and promote digital, technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship. It is anticipated that such development and innovation will lead to down- stream job creation in manufacturing and industrial enterprises, and revenue streams, which emerge through digital, technological innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Publication date


Gaborone, Gaborone
Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Post Graduate
  • Masters Level
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