Provide strategic leadership in the development of the Company strategic plan, Medium Term Expenditure Framework and annual budgets in relation to the delivery of legal aid services by the organisation
Accountable for the development and strategic positioning.
Participates in the Board and Board committees of the company in Executive Director capacity
Supports the Board to fulfil its governance obligations and is accountable for good corporate governance
Leads the Management Committee and the Management Executive Committee to ensure the execution of the organisation’s long and short term plans in accordance with its strategy
Develops and ensures the execution of an enterprise risk management strategy, including antifraud
and anti-corruption management strategy
Develops and ensures the execution of a sustainability strategy so as to enable the company to fulfil its mandate in the short, medium and long term
Assumes all the responsibilities of an Accounting Officer, accountable for directing the fiscal activities of the organisation including long term and short term budgeting, reporting and auditing in compliance and other relevant accounting and auditing standards
Leads the culture of the organisation ensuring high performance value based employee engagement and capable authentic leadership at all levels of management
Defines and positions the company brand and ensures the facilitation of communication between the company and all its clients and stakeholders.
COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED:
A recognised university undergraduate degree (Postgraduate qualification will be an added benefit)
More than 10 years’ general management experience with 5 years at an executive management level • Experience in strategic planning, business planning and the development of operation plans with a strong focus on monitoring and reporting
Working experience in the legal sector will be an advantage
In depth knowledge of leadership and management and how to implement and leverage these within a complex business environment preferably within a national footprint
Working knowledge of the Constitution, PFMA, National Treasury Regulations, and other relevant Statutes and King IV Code of Corporate Governance
Able to create “strategic integration” between the Board, Executive and organisation as a whole in order to fully garner the required execution premium
Able to lead Executive Management to deliver the achievement of strategic objectives.