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Your opportunity to work for the world’s leading diamond company

Careers in Botswana

We offer a variety of opportunities for a rewarding and exciting career at Debswana, Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) and Global Sightholder Sales.

In Botswana, we are involved in mining, sales of rough diamonds, cutting, polishing and manufacturing diamonds, and selling them to customers.

Our success is based on our employees’ creativity, inspiration and expertise – and their passion to succeed.

De Beers is an ever-changing organisation with a culture that inspires the creation of real value for all our stakeholders. It is a culture of quality leadership, accountability, collaboration and passion, uniting us in a common cause.

If you see yourself working in a company with a rich history, a sparkling future and a unique product, read on.

Career opportunities

The opportunities for career development are as diverse as the people who work here. Here are some of the disciplines open to you in Debswana, DTCB and Global Sightholder Sales:

  • Mining: processing, engineering, mineral resource management, asset management, metallurgy, ore processing, chemistry and mineralogy.
  • Midstream: diamond sorting and evaluation, aggregation, rough diamond sales, quality assurance and pricing.
  • Auction sales: purchasing, product development, pricing, demand analysis and rough diamond sales.
  • Professional: human resources, corporate affairs, finance, information management, legal, strategy and business development, project management, business services, safety and sustainable development.

We have a reward philosophy that recognises both individual achievement and business performance. Our people are well rewarded within a remuneration approach based on performance. Individual excellence is encouraged, though it is our performance across the full diamond pipeline that sets us apart.

Culture and values

Underpinning everything we do is our pursuit of brilliance. We operate in a way that reflects the eternal qualities of the product we mine and sell. We call this ‘living up to diamonds’.

Our ‘personality’ is precise, compelling and progressive. That is what we want our people to be and what we want everyone to say about us.

We invest in our people’s development and in providing a safe and secure working environment. If you work for us, you will be encouraged to acquire the skills you need to advance our business and make a positive difference to your life and your community. Our approach is flexible, combining challenging role rotations and assignments with formal training, on-the-job learning, mentoring, coaching and leadership development programmes.

A diverse workforce

Diversity is important to us. We feel it provides us with a competitive advantage through new ways of thinking, connecting us to a wider range of customers and helping to grow our business.

There is no discrimination in employment on the basis of race, colour, sex, religion, political opinion, gender orientation, national extraction or social origin. We seek to exceed legal requirements on the recruitment and promotion of people who are, or might previously have been, disadvantaged.