Governance Specialist
4d ago
source : Job Placements



To ensure the effective, proper, and efficient functioning of the Board and all its sub-committees and the implementation of the resolutions thereof.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Law or LLB (minimum).
  • Possession of a CIS or Company Secretarial qualification (an added advantage).
  • 5 years Company / Board secretarial experience.
  • Corporate Governance (Protocol on Corporate Governance in the Public Sector, King IV, governance best practice, corporate law).
  • General knowledge of broader political, economic, and social environment.
  • Company / Board Secretary experience advantageous.
  • Advanced MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet search, Email, Contacts Databases); CRM software experience and SharePoint document management advantageous.
  • Organizing / Logistics (of meetings etc.)
  • Corporate Governance.
  • Ability to use judgement / discernment.
  • Key Performance Areas :

  • Providing Secretariat to the Board Committees (Exco, Audit HR / Rem, Provincial and Marketing Committees).
  • Assisting the Director : Governance, Legal and Board Secretariat in :
  • Carrying out appointments, retirements, resignations, and removal of Board Members.
  • Registering Trustee Changes with the Master of the High Court.
  • Assisting the Director : Governance, Legal and Board Secretariat and the Assistant Board Secretary in preparing for and organizing meetings.
  • Drafting and finalizing the agenda and packs, organizing the logistics, minute taking, response, feedback to specific agenda items / matters arising.
  • Undertaking any follow-up and maintaining professional relationships.
  • Raise matters that warrant the Board’s attention.
  • Informing, advising, and supporting the Board in terms of Governance and Compliance.
  • Maintenance of Board, Committees, and other stakeholder Database and mailing lists
  • Establishment and maintenance of a filing and document management system for the Secretariat.
  • Making recommendations to the CEO regarding amendments needed to the Trust Deed and / or Shareholder Compact based on information received while performing secretariat function.
  • Policy drafting, review, and maintenance.
  • Stand in for the Director : Governance, Legal and Board Secretariat.
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