General Manager

New vacancy - open to all applications

Overview of role

The General Manager is responsible for the general success of the institute (BVI) and delivering shareholder value.

Job description

Reporting to the board of directors you will develop the strategic direction of the business and drive the implementation thereof.
Key deliverables include: increasing the company’s market share; prudent financial and investment management; change and performance management; projects management and quality assurance; marketing, corporate communications and social responsibility initiatives; ensure regulatory compliance and governance structures and strive to improve efficiencies, innovation, service delivery and high performance culture.

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Post graduate degree from a recognised university in business management or administration/ veterinary medicine/ commerce/ finance or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years post graduate experience in management of a medium to large scale business of which 5 years must have been gained in an executive management role
  • A doctoral degree in animal health sciences/ veterinary medicines will be an added advantage

Closing Date for applications: Friday, 11 December 2020

Company profile

Botswana Vaccine Institute Limited (BVI), is a company registered in 1979 and wholly owned by the government of Botswana. The company is in technical partnership with an internationally acclaimed organisation for the manufacturing and production of animal vaccines and is well known both locally and internationally for producing high-quality livestock vaccines for local and export market.


The key to BVI’s success is underpinned by strict adherence to international vaccines standards which requires profound scientific and technical knowledge and extensive experience in quality assurance and good manufacturing practices. Transformation is key on the agenda for this organisation where innovation and continuous improvement is at its core. The company is on a drive to grow in the regional and international market through aggressive market penetration, diversification of its product offerings and seeks to recruit a well-seasoned, agile, a can-do, positive attitude General Manager. Maximising the performance of the BVI team through morale building strategies and sound leadership will be critical to achieve the organisation’s strategic, financial and operational results.


Botswana Vaccine Institute Limited (BVI), is a company registered in 1979 and wholly owned by the government of Botswana. The company is in technical partnership with an internationally acclaimed organisation for the manufacturing and production of animal vaccines and is well known both locally and internationally for producing high-quality livestock vaccines for local and export market. The key to BVI’s success is underpinned by strict adherence to international vaccines standards which requires profound scientific and technical knowledge and extensive experience in quality assurance and good manufacturing practices.

Location

Gaborone

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