This person will manage the Financial reporting for Group (including Group entities), provide technical accounting opinions, and to the project manager the statutory audit.
NB: Will only consider candidates that meet the above requirements.
Qualifications and Experience Required Qualification:
8+ years’ experience in ICT solution development and implementation of the provision of ICT services/solutions, with 4 years as a Senior Manager with strategic leadership in a management position in a similar environment.
Experience should include:
NB: Thank you for the applications, kindly note due to the high volumes of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. Should you not get a response in 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Identify and implement initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of IT Processes:
Experience in insurance is a MUST HAVE, especially non-life insurance and exposure to a policy admin systems like IDIT / Policy400 /Genesys / E-bao Tech / FirstGen / Permia / INGENIUM / ALIS / LIFE ASIA – will be preferred
Key performance area:
Manage and implement the Fund’s actuarial strategy:
Manage outsourced actuarial services
Manage actuarial projects:
Conduct research and quantitative analysis
Monitor and evaluate Service Level Agreement compliance (GPAA)
Manage resources and staff
Qualification and experience:
Skills and behavior:
5-year Fixed Term Contract
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree with Honours (NQF level 8 qualification) in Commerce/ Engineering/ IT or related fields.
5 years’ experience at the Senior Management level within the Supply Chain Management and/ or Procurement environment, with exposure to the following:
Commodity and Strategic Sourcing Tender administration and management; Ability to work with key vendor partners on shaping the product direction in support of both business and technology needs while ensuring a robust and cost-effective computing environment.
NB: Only candidates that meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. Should you not get a response in 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful
Contract: 1 year
Relevant Testing Certifications:
Following a Plus:
Contract: 1 year
Following a plus
Contract: 1 year
Relevant Testing Certifications
Following a Plus
Key Performance Areas:
Leads and manages the Secretariat in line with the approved policies, applicable laws and the delegated authority to facilitate resource availability for operational effectiveness.
Develops and implements the Company Secretariat and Corporate Governance Framework which guides the preparation for managing and recording of meetings and ensures compliance with the King Codes and other corporate governance practices.
Identifies the strategic Board governance risks and principal risks of the secretariat and implements appropriate systems to manage these risks.
Develops and implements a Board maturity and sustainability Framework
Develops and reviews Board and Sub-Committee Charters and monitors and updates the Board and other internal stakeholders on new amendments to the relevant legislation impacting on the functions of the Board and SubCommittees.
Ensures compliance with (all relevant regulatory requirements applicable to the Company, including but not limited to the PFMA, PPPFA, Treasury Regulations, Trust Property Control Act etc)
Manages the effectiveness of and compliance with the Trust Deed and or founding statute
Advises and supports Board of Trustees in their responsibilities and liabilities under the applicable legislation and corporate governance requirements.
Provides guidance to the Company Board, Sub-Committees and Executive Management on the delegation of authority to ensure compliance and proper governance.
Establishes and maintains strategic partnerships and relations with key role players/partners and sets up operational stakeholder forums, where necessary.
Develops and implements the Annual Board Plan and Calendar in consultation with the Chairperson and the Chief Executive Officer.
Proactively manages Board succession planning including facilitating the Board appointment process in accordance with the applicable legislation, Board Charter and other applicable procedures.
Leads the induction of new Board Members and provides continued capacity building to address the specific training needs of individual Board Members.
Undertakes annual Board and Committee effectiveness surveys and implements a continuous improvement program based on the findings
Oversees the collation, preparation and distribution of Board and Sub-Committee packs to ensure adherence with set standards, and ensures that the CEO, as accounting officer, approves the packs prior to distribution to Board Members.
Ensures that the electronic Board documents system is maintained and updated with Board documentation and that minutes of all statutory meetings including shareholders’ meetings, Board meetings and the meetings of any subcommittees are properly convened and recorded.
Develops, executes, reviews and reports on the Secretariat’s operational plan and budget aligned to the Company Corporate Strategy, financial policies and risk management framework
Supports the organisation with the secretariat services for all EXCO and Board meetings including, Strategic sessions, and any other meetings, as and when required.
Qualification & Experience:
LLB Degree and / or equivalent relevant qualification. Postgraduate degree in Law and or Business Administration and or Corporate Governance will be an added advantage
Must be an Admitted attorney or advocate in the RSA and Registered with (Chartered Governance Institute of Southern Africa)
At least 5-7 years experience as a Senior Manager in a corporate secretariat and/or legal environment as a Company Secretary is essential.
A valid code EB driver’s license
Detailed knowledge and experience in corporate governance, board secretariat services, legal frameworks and processes, political and business protocol.
Good working knowledge of PFMA, PPPFA, Commercial Law, other relevant regulations/laws and Corporate governance frameworks including the King Code.
Demonstrated knowledge of strategy and operational planning, budgeting and financial management and of risk management within the Board Secretariat and Governance environment.
Excellent lobbying skills and the ability to communicate across the various levels of government.
Ethical thought leadership with the ability to establish and maintain sustainable relationships.
If you have not been contacted for an interview within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.
NB: Looking for someone that has worked within the bank or Financial institution, with a Post-graduate in Commerce (MCom or BCom Honours).
Key Performance Areas:
Qualifications and experience required (Must):
Personal attributes/Competencies (skills, knowledge, and characteristics):
DEVELOP AND MANAGE PROCUREMENT STRATEGY
Develop and drive the implementation of the Procurement Strategy.
Provide specialist advice, and guidance on procurement
Procedures and policies.
Monitor the implementation of the Procurement Strategy to ensure optimal adherence and compliance.
Provide strategic direction to Senior Management Team in the implementation of divisional strategy and goals.
Develop and review Procurement Operating Model in line with broader organisational business objectives.
Provide feedback and monitor successful cascading of strategy, Exco and Board directives within the business units
BUSINESS OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY
Monitor the management of suppliers for efficiency to sustain value for the duration of their contracts
Negotiates contracts, pricing discounts, and agreements with vendors with an emphasis on maximizing value for organisational funds.
Analyses complex requests for proposals and prepares recommendations that are legal, ethical and demonstrates value for the organisation.
Manages complex bid processes including vendors to be solicited, requests for proposals, evaluation of returned proposals, selection of vendors, and award of contracts.
Develop processes and systems for effective and efficient management of procurement services across the organisation.
Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
Manage broader transformation of the procurement value chain.
Oversee divisional operational expenditure against approved budget and introduce corrective measures to ensure financial discipline and accountability.
Set guidelines on optimal fund distribution/ allocation in accordance with the organisational budget constraints and strategic/ operational requirements.
Provides guidance on financial efficiencies such as cost/price, cost/volume profit concepts
Ensure all goods and services purchased comply with the company's policies and frameworks.
GOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE
Develop and review internal control measures to ensure good governance.
Oversee the management of procurement risks to protect organisational integrity, create value, prevent financial loss and ensure compliance with applicable policies and legislations.
Monitor compliance in line with OHS Act
Review and implement Risk Management Plan in line with organizational Risk Framework Convene and chair Risk Management Committee meetings to ensure compliance in line with the framework.
Monitor execution of internal risk audits per checklist to identify and address gaps.
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Monitor the effective implementation of Performance Management System in accordance with organizational strategy
Personal Development Plans (PDP) for all staff members.
Evaluate Resource- and Workforce plans to ensure that departments are well equipped to meet customer and business needs
Ensure that there is a culture of learning and development in the Division to have skilled workforce.
Communicate with all members of staff and Instil culture of communication within the division.
Build and maintain relationship with relevant External stakeholders and service providers
Build and ensure effective communication with all stakeholders across the organisation
Intervene and resolve disputes with regard to quality, quantity, delivery date on high level as and when required
Relevant Business qualification / Post Graduate qualification recommended
8 years procurement experience of which 4 years should be on General Manager Level.
Financial management and reporting
Business planning and acumen
PFMA and relevant national treasury regulations
Management information systems
Understanding of applicable legislative frameworks and regulations
BBEE and PPPFA
Principles and practice of effective procurement and financial awareness
Tender process administration and guidelines
Developing tender/contracts and request for proposal documents
Ability to produce solutions using:
3 years or more as a Technical lead.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
SYSTEM / PROGRAMMES used: