Purpose of the position: The successful candidate will manage the provision of secretariat services to the Board
and sub-committees, ensuring compliance with all applicable legislation, corporate governance regulations and
guidelines. To act as the main liaison between the Board and the Executive Management.

Key Responsibilities: Reporting to the Board of Directors and to the CEO administratively, the incumbent will be
responsible to develop an annual working plan for the business unit in line with the overarching Business Strategy.
Develop Charters for Board and sub-committees. Develop the Governance Framework to plan, direct and coordinate
JDA’s governance activities to ensure that governance practices are consistent and aligned to applicable legislation
and regulations. Provide guidance and support to the JDA Board, its committee(s) and the Executive Management
on corporate governance. Establish terms of reference for the Board inclusive of function requirements and levels of
authority. Develop an annual schedule of Board and respective sub-committee meetings and circulate to members.

Monitor the implementation of Board resolutions and legal compliance requirements to always ensure compliance
and keep the Board informed on the status and progress. Act as liaison between management and the Board and
the Shareholder. Continuously facilitate the training of Board members and actively raising awareness around
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Ethics Code.

Requirements: A minimum of a Law degree or equivalent qualification and an admitted Attorney/Advocate
designation. A minimum of 10 years’ Company Secretarial experience, 3 years Executive management. Extensive
knowledge of Corporate Governance, Company Law, King IV, MFMA, Risk Management Framework, King IV and
King Code, MFMA, Treasury Regulations. Certified Chartered Secretary (CIS) qualification would be advantageous.
Understanding of government environment both at national, provincial and local sphere. Sound proven leadership

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to:
Closing date: 04 December 2022


Correspondence will be with short-listed candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 30 days
of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and position will be filled in line
with its EE targets.