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CSA: Independent Non-Executive Directors (Deadline – July 4)

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Posted: 5 June 2024
Link to Apply: https://cricket.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Advertisement-for-CSA-ID-2024-FINAL.pdf

Cricket South Africa (CSA) is inviting applications for positions as Independent Non Executive Directors on its Board. As a key decision-making body within the organization, the Board plays a crucial role in shaping the future of cricket in South Africa. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the game, and committed to the growth and development of cricket in our country.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the sport and its impact on society, as well as a proven track record of leadership and strategic thinking. CSA is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket. CSA subscribes to the principles of King IV, inter-alia, that the Board of Directors (Board) should comprise the appropriate balance of knowledge, skills, experience, diversity and independence for it to discharge its duties and responsibilities effectively.

The successful candidates will bring the necessary skills and experience to effectively steer the company into the future in line with its legal and statutory governing standards.

Diversity will be a strong consideration when making appointments. The candidate must possess the criteria set out below. Although not exhaustive, these criteria will serve as a guide in assessing prospective candidates.

The following skills, experience, knowledge are essential requirements:

a) Experience as a professional independent Board director;
b) Knowledge and experience in Human Resource, Legal, IT and Finance (currently key requirements however, the below listed competencies will be equallyconsidered);
c) Knowledge and experience in the commercial and marketing fields;
d) Knowledge and experience in Enterprise Risk Management;
e) Knowledge and experience in public relations and media management;
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 professional environment in which the individual is operating / has operated in;
i) Have an appreciation and/or an understanding of the business of CSA; including its core cricket, social and transformation goals;and
j) Willingness to commit time and energy and attend at least 4-5 board meetings per annum and 3-4 Board Sub-Committee meetings per annum.

In addition, the following competencies and attributes:

a) Disciplined and value driven;
b) Strong leadership, people and diversity management skills;
c) Conflict management and resolution skills;
d) Strong decision-making ability;
e) Good attitude and excellent interpersonal skills;
f) Reliable, high level of integrity and respects confidentiality; and
g) Results focused.

Qualifying candidates can apply to directorapp@cricket.co.za with a comprehensive CV; cover letter; copy of ID; and at least two contactable references.

The closing date for all applications is 04 July 2024 at 17h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response to your application within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and all shortlisted candidates will undergo interview and vetting processes.

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