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Reporting to the Chairperson of the Accounting Authority (Board), the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible and accountable for all aspects of the Services SETA’s corporate management, core business delivery, financial management and reporting obligations.


All applications must be e-mailed to


R 0.00


Office of the CEO


Qualifications: A Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in Corporate Management, Humanities, Law or Finance. Experience: At least 15 years’ experience, 10 of which should have been at management level. Knowledge and skills: • SETA-related and/or skills development experience • Above-average understanding of the core business of a SETA • Knowledge and understanding of the following laws: Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act, Public Finance Management Act • Knowledge of corporate management and governance • Thorough understanding of the South African skills development environment • Excellent analytical skills • Highly developed communication skills • Attention to detail • Good interpersonal skills • Strategic leadership.


Duties and responsibilities: In terms of duties and responsibilities, the CEO must: • Ensure the organisation’s compliance with relevant legislation and monitor legislative and regulatory developments pertaining to it • Ensure the development of and adherence to the Services SETA’s corporate management, core business delivery, financial management and reporting policies, processes, systems and procedures • Ensure the development of the organisation’s overall strategic plan and budgets as prescribed by the Department of Higher Education and Training and National Treasury • Oversee the development of business plans and budgets of the Corporate Management, Core Business and Financial Management divisions • Ensure sound corporate management in the organisation with respect to the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, Planning, Operations, Corporate Services and Finance divisions • Ensure that the organisation’s core business is implemented in line with applicable protocols and policies as prescribed by SAQA and/or the QCTO, and relevant legislation and regulations • Oversee the development of relevant controls to effectively manage the Services SETA’s financial resources and assets with integrity and in line with the PFMA • Ensure that the Services SETA is adequately shielded from or effectively manages risk • Oversee the development and implementation of a Supply Chain Management system consistent with legislative and other good governance arrangements • Ensure the Services SETA’s fulfilment of grant disbursement obligations in terms of applicable laws and regulations • Ensure that Services SETA-funded projects are implemented efficiently and effectively • Ensure sound relations with the Services SETA’s stakeholders, particularly with respect to the organisation’s operations • Oversee performance management and the continuous development of all Services SETA staff; and • Ensure that the Services SETA complies with all policy, legislative, regulatory and reporting obligations.


The appointment will be made on a contract basis up to 31 March 2016, renewable at the Services SETA’s discretion


Enquiries may be directed to Mr Themba Mhambi at 079 944 6801, Monday to Friday, between 08:00 and 16:30












Created at 5/7/2015 9:14 AM by Roberto Petersen
Last modified at 6/28/2015 10:23 PM by Andrew Matake