Career Opportunities at Southern African Development Community (SADC) 2019

By | January 20, 2020

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) currently has fifteen Member States with a population of approximately 250 million people and a combined GDP of USD 467.3 billion (2006).  The overall objective of SADC is to achieve development and economic growth, which is to be attained through increased regional integration, built on democratic principles and equitable and sustainable development.

It is following this background that SADC Secretariat wishes to invite suitably qualified, experienced citizens of SADC to apply for the following positions tenable at its Headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana:

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is made up of Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

# Positions Job Grade
1 Director Industrial Development and Trade 2
2 Director Infrastructure and Services 2
3 Director –  Internal Audit & Risk Management 2
4 Director – Finance, Investment & Custom 2
5 Director – Gender, Social & Human Development 2
6 Director Food Agriculture and Natural Resources 2
7 Financial Controller – Grants/Contracts and Projects (SO) 4
8 Senior Officer Project Management Support 4
9 Senior Officer Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting 4
10 Senior Programme Officer – Customs 4
11 Senior Programme Officer – Meteorology 4
12 Senior Programme Officer Environment and Climate Change 4
13 Senior Programme Officer – Value Chains 4
14 Senior Officer Planning and Programming 4
15 Senior Officer Policy and Strategy Development 4
16 Senior Officer – Public Security 4
17 Senior Programme Officer Employment, Labour and Youth 4
18 Senior Programme Officer – Industrialization and Competitiveness 4
19 Re – Advertisement – Senior Procurement Officer 4
20 Programme Officer Gender Based Violence 6
21 Programme Officer – Clusters 6
22 Finance Officer – Grants/Contracts & Projects 6
23 Information Systems Officer x2 6
24 Officer Contracts, Asset Management, Property & Buildings 7
25 Programme Officer – Value Chains 6
26 Programme Officer – Monetary 6
27 Programme Officer – Customs Procedures 6
28 Programme Officer Climate 6
29 Programme Officer Wildlife 6
30 Finance Officer – Treasury and Budget 6
31 Finance Officer – General Ledger 6
32 Webmaster 6
33 Legal Counsel 6
34 Programme Officer – Energy 6
35 Procurement Officer x2 7
36 Internal Auditor 6
37 Macroeconomic Surveillance Officer            6
38 Procurement Officer – Ex-Ante 7
39 Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer 6
40 Programme Officer – Water 6
41 Planning and Budget Support Officer x2 7
42 Finance and Administration Officer – RPTC 6
43 Systems Super User 6
44 Secretary to the SADC Administrative Tribunal 2

The SADC Secretariat offers a competitive package for all the positions listed below.
Job Grade                Average Package per Annum
Job Grade 2              US$ 90, 828
Job Grade 4              US$ 81, 650
Job Grade 6              US$ 72, 527
Job Grade 7              US$ 68, 726
Tenure of appointment
The appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract for a period of four (4) years, renewable once for an equal period subject to satisfactory performance.
Submission of Applications
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted to the SADC National Contact Point in the following respective Member States not later than or on 16 June 2017:
If you are results orientated, you have a passion for the transformation and development of Southern Africa, and possess the required competencies, please submit your application.
Only applicants, who meet the requirements of the SADC Secretariat and being considered for interview, will be contacted. Should you not hear from the SADC Secretariat within four weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.
For further details on the position that you want to apply for, job profiles and application form, refer to the SADC Website:

More details can also be obtained from the National Contact Point SADC NATIONAL CONTACT POINTS Updated as on 23rd May 2017 in your respective country.