Human Resources Director

Overview of role

To program executive decisions into departmental goals by ensuring sound human resources strategies, systems, frameworks and policies to enable the Airline to achieve its business plan.

Job description


  • Translates Divisional operational and financial performance measurements for all strategic projects and activities to Departmental level and monitors them to ensure that the Divisional strategic objectives are met
  • Monitors expenditure against budget, makes necessary adjustments to achieve set objectives and reports on performance against budget to EXCO
  • Determines resource requirements for the implementation of approved plans, develops detailed budgets with input from Sectional Managers, and seeks budget approval from EXCO
  • Identifies and implements cost containment measures and projects for the Department to improve Profit & Loss


  • Recommends / approves disposal of obsolete or unserviceable assets within delegated limits of authority
  • Recommends / approves procurement of fixed assets within delegated limits of authority


  • Enhances customer experience and promotes the reputation of the corporation by ensuring that the department meets their performance standards and targets in order to meet the airline’s customers’ expectations
  • Maintains effective working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and service providers by ensuring adherence to service level agreements and contractual requirements
  • Supports line manages to shape and implement human resources policies and procedures to promote employee engagement
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with Government, other stakeholders and the general public to ensure their support for the overall good and benefit of the Airline


  • Plans performance and jointly signs output agreements with staff, monitors and reviews staff performance, recommends performance based rewards
  • Disciplines staff in accordance with the Airline's policy and procedures
  • Recommends recruitment, training and promotion of employees within delegated limits of authority

Operational Excellence

  • Leads in the establishment, prioritisation of management projects/initiatives within a specified budget and timeframe to ensure that the airline meets its operational and financial targets
  • Develops and implements Airline’s strategic people agenda, which is aligned to the overall business plan, to drive performance through organizational design and a continued focus on engagement

Continuously reviews the Human Resources operating model for alignment with the Airline’s business plan to assess efficiency and effectiveness


Education: Degree in Human Resources Management /Social Sciences or equivalent. A Master's degree or an Executive Development Programme would be an added advantage

Experience: Twelve (12) years experience in all aspects of human resources management or human resources development, of which seven (7) years should have been in middle to senior management. Airline/Aviation experience is an added advantage

Closing date and application instructions

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Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters
  • Human Resources
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