4 NEWS Monday, October 30 2017 | NEW ERA commissioned Walvis Bay Vacancy General Manager: Marketing & Stakeholders Engagement Department: Marketing & Stakeholders Engagement Job Grade: E2 (5-Year Contract) Duty Station: Windhoek The Purpose of the Job: To strategically lead the Marketing and Stakeholders Engagement Department. Key Performance Areas • Strategic leadership and empowerment. • Develop and implement marketing strategies and policies. • Coordinate the preparation of the department’s business plan and annual report. • Direct and control all relevant and appropriate corporate identity and stakeholder strategies to optimise the strategic relations and brand recognition and identifi cation. • Manage the communication processes aimed at maintaining awareness amongst staff and the public concerning GIPF and its operations. • Build and manage a marketing and retention capacity enabling market monitoring, product/services development and marketing service provisions. • Coordinate the commercial and business planning processes in line with customer/ market needs. • Develop a formal corporate identity. • Manage corporate perceptions. • Manage external stakeholder engagement services and perception. • Provide marketing information such as publications and reports to stakeholders. • Manage corporate communication and marketing service level and, • Improve communication, PR and marketing effi ciencies. The Commander-in-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, President Hage Geingob, last Friday commissioned two new navy patrol vessels at the Namibian Navy headquarters at Walvis Bay at a ceremony characterised by military pomp and fanfare. The two vessels, Daures and Job-related Qualifications and Experience • Minimum of 10 years’ working experience, of which fi ve years should be in Communication/Public Relations and/or Marketing. • Master’s degree in Business Management/ Communication/Marketing or in any other relevant fi eld of study (NQF level 9). • Experience in the pension fund industry at a managerial level will be an advantage. • Preferably a registered member of PRISA or any other relevant professional body. The incumbent should have the following knowledge, skills and attributes: • A superior interpersonal ability and orientation skills; • Independent thinker and a team player; • Emotional and inter-cultural intelligence; • A superior ability to conceptualise, analyse and argue at a more theoretical level; • Knowledge of marketing and communication theory; • An understanding of the Pension Fund Act; • Knowledge of corporate branding strategies; • Design of promotional campaigns, sales and marketing psychology; • A superior ability to facilitate problem resolution; • Networking and stakeholder engagement; • Knowledge of strategic and business models; • Self-assuredness tempered by humility and authenticity. GIPF is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the Affirmative Action Legislation. Persons from previously disadvantaged groups meeting the above mentioned requirements are encouraged to apply. GIPF offers a competitive, Total Remuneration Package with a standard range of benefits in line with responsibilities, qualifications and experience. Interested applicants meeting the requirements are encouraged to submit their written applications, detailed CVs, and certified copies of their educational qualifications to: By hand: Post: Physical Address: GM: HR & Administration P.O Box 23500 GIPF House, Cnr. Human Resources Department GIPF Dr. Kenneth David 3rd Floor Windhoek Kaunda and Goethe Street. Closing Date: 31 October 2017 Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and NO documents will be returned. Visit www.gipf.com.na New… GIPF is a fund that provides pension benefits for civil servants and employees of member institutions. Our vision is to be the leading pension fund and a model corporate citizen in Namibia. The mission is to safeguard and grow the Fund for the benefit of its stakeholders and Namibia. Brukkaros, arrived in July this year from that will be used to protect Namibia’s natural resources and carry out patrols along the vast Namibian coastline. Daures is named after Daures Constituency in Erongo Region while Brukkaros is named after the volcanic mountain in //Kharas Region. The new acquisitions bring the navy’s patrol vessels to six. Geingob stressed the importance of Namibia’s military forces and the need to continuously upgrade their capabilities. He added that Namibia has always espoused peace and diplomacy, both at regional and international level. “We are a child of international solidarity, enemy to none and friend to all, unless our sovereignty is placed under threat. Although we are a peaceful na- modern day geopolitics we must always remain vigilant in terms of our national security. It is for this reason that we must Former Defence PS dies WINDHOEK Former permanent secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Petrus Shivute, died on Sunday morning. Head of the Public Relations Division in the Ministry of Defence, constantly upgrade our military hardware and train our military personnel to enable us to repel any threat to our sovereignty, whether aerial, terrestrial or marine,” said the president. Geingob added that although the country is currently seized with mitigating the negative effects of the economic headwinds, the government still remains committed to ensure modern, capable and adequate equipment for the military. “Therefore as commander-in-chief, I would like to challenge our defence minister, chief of defence and our service commanders to develop innovative proposals for the funding of our military,” said Geingob. Also speaking at the event, the navy commander Rear Admiral Sinsy Ndeshi Nghipandua said the navy, which coincidently celebrated its 13th anniversary, has grown tremendously. “We, however, still have a long way to go with the acquisition of required capabilities and operationalisation of Hage Geingob greeting the top brass in the Namibian commissioned - - Photos: Eveline de Klerk the death to Nampa, saying it is very sad the nation has to lose him. According to Shilumbu, Shivute died in the Roman Catholic Hospital in Windhoek. Shivute joined the MoD in 1990 where he rose through the ranks to the position of deputy permanent secretary in 2000. In 2004 he was appointed permanent secretary, a position he held until his retirement on July 31 this year. Shivute was succeeded by former navy commander in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), Rear Admiral Peter Hafeni Vilho, as PS. – Nampa Back then… German Acting Ambassador to Namibia, Matthias Hansen (L) over the integrated (ILS) based on the software product to the then Minis- - ters.
Monday, October 30 2017 | NEW ERA NEWS 5 Fisheries issues anthrax warning John Muyamba Rundu Residents along a radius of 139 km from Bwabwata National Park where 109 hippos died from anthrax are cautioned to minimise the use of the river and to avoid Bwabwata is in Mukwe Constituency but anthrax was also ency where two buffalos died of the deadly disease earlier this “Please be informed that the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources hereby invites the public not to catch, handle, move or to the outbreak of anthrax, in this case from the Botswana border up to the Quito River conjunction at Katere, a 139 km stretch of the Kavango River in the Kavango istry said in a statement earlier The ministry said the movement of nets and boats (discharge of ballast and live well water) from the “It’s just a notice, because of the anthrax outbreak, it’s not really a tice to minimise the movement of boats, nets and people from the infected area to the rest of Namibia, because we don’t know how far the was in the Mahango core area but some hippos went as far as up to Andara side from the park,” said “People must take notice because we don’t know if the anthrax can contract the anthrax, that is why we are notifying people living along this affected area, but you put your hands in the water but you have a sore, you can easily got 80 percent chance of dying when you contract anthrax, that is why we want people to be “Boats can also spread anthrax people to be careful because the bacteria is still in the water, but I think in a week or two it should along this river, who make use drinking water, should be careful because we not aware of where this outbreak came from and how far it has spread along this river, as the bacteria is transported by Anthrax is an infection caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis and is spread by contact with contact with contaminated water Kamutjonga Inland Fisheries Institute in Mukwe Constituency is the information and emergency Guard appears in court for theft of N5,000 WINDHOEK A security guard arrested at Otjiwarongo in August this year with over N455,000 in cash belonging to different business outlets in the capital, made his second appearance in the magis- Jonas Simon Mbangu, 41, re-appeared before Windhoek magistrate Jo-Rina Jaggere, who remanded the case to December 7 because police investigations into the matter Mbangu remains in police custody at the Windhoek Otjozondjupa regional crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas, told Nampa on enquiry on August 15 that the money was collected by the accused guard in the morning of August 14 from several Windhoek It is alleged that Mbangu, from the Southern Cross Security Company, however abandoned the company vehicle in the northern part of the capital Andreas said the owner of the company became suspicious when it took long for the guard to return with Windhoek, and reported The firearm issued to the guard was returned to the office in a yet A police roadblock was then set up on the A1 road outside Otjiwarongo in Police arrested Mbangu with the money at about was found stashed in three plastic bags in the boot of Mbangu used N0 from - Nampa Theme: