VACANCIES: Independent Non-Executive Directors
CSA (Cricket South Africa) is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, and where appropriate on the continent of Africa.
CSA subscribes to the principles of King IV that the Board of Directors (Board) should comprise the appropriate balance of knowledge, skills, experience, diversity and independence for it to discharge its governance duties and responsibilities objectively and effectively.
CSA calls for applicants to serve as Independent Non-Executive Directors on its Board, who are to be appointed at its 2018 Annual General Meeting. The initial tenure will be a 3 year term, with an opportunity to serve a 2nd term. The successful candidates will be responsible for bringing in fresh, unbiased guidance in line with the various statutory governing standards to the organisation.
Diversity will be a strong consideration when making appointments. In the final selection, consideration will be given to the employment equity and transformation objectives of CSA.
The candidate must possess or display the criteria set out below, although not exhaustive, would serve as a guideline in assessing prospective candidates:
The following skills, experience, knowledge and essential requirements:
a) Professional Board Member experience / preferably have filled non-executive board position in the past;
b) Extensive senior / top management experience in the legal field (currently a key requirement however, the below listed competencies will be equally considered);
c) Extensive senior / top management experience in finance and accounting / OR;
d) Extensive senior / top management experience in the commercial and marketing field / OR;
e) Extensive senior / top management experience in risk management / OR;
f) Strategic thinking and execution;
g) Hold leadership position(s) in his / her profession / business;
h) Have a recognised and stable record of successful accomplishments in the business environment in which the individual is operating / has operated in;
i) Have an appreciation and / or an understanding of the business of CSA; and
j) Willingness to commit time and energy and take part in 4-5 board meetings and 3-4 Board Committee meetings per annum.
In addition, the following competencies and attributes would be important:
a) Understand and implement the transformation goals of CSA;
b) Disciplined and value driven;
c) Strong leadership, people and diversity management skills;
d) Conflict management and resolution skills,
e) Strong decision-making ability;
f) Good attitude and excellent interpersonal skills;
g) Reliable, high level of integrity and respects confidentiality; and
h) Results focused.
Qualifying candidates can apply to email@example.com with a comprehensive CV; cover letter; copy of ID; and at least two contactable references. Applicants should note that interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place across two consecutive weekends - 2 June 2018 and 9 June 2018.
All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Shortlisted candidates will undergo interviews.
The closing date for all applications is 20 April 2018, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Should you not receive a response to your application within 30 days after the closing date, please consider it as being unsuccessful.