Invitation To Serve On The Board Of Amatola Water

THE MINISTER OF WATER AND SANITATION, MR GUGILE
NKWINTI, INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR THE APPOINTMENT
OF MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF AMATOLA
WATER. THIS ADVERT IS FOR TWO VACANCIES.
Amatola Water is an essential services water utility whose mandate is to provide primary bulk water and secondary
services within designated areas of the Eastern Cape.
Established in 1997, in terms of the Water Services Act (WSA) No. 108 of 1997, Amatola Water is wholly owned by
the Department of Water and Sanitation and operates as a Schedule 3B national government business enterprise as
recognised under the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) No. 1 of 1999.
As the Executive Authority and Shareholder of Amatola Water, the Minister of Water and Sanitation is responsible for
the appointment of Members to the Board of Amatola Water.
Individuals and organisations are invited to submit nominations of suitability qualified and experienced persons to
be considered for appointment as Members of the Board of Amatola Water. Amatola Water Board has two vacancies
on the Board.
Potential Nominees to the Board must possess qualifications and experience in the following areas:
• Qualifications and experience in the following areas of specialisation: Human Resources and Finance
• Experience in the Water Sector will be an added advantage.
• Must have personal attributes of objectivity, integrity, good reputation, commitment, and should be a South
African citizen.
• Appropriate knowledge and understanding of and experience in exercising fiduciary duties in accordance with
the provisions of the PFMA and WSA, King Code of Good Corporate Governance (King IV)
GROUNDS FOR DISQUALIFICATION:
A potential nominee will not be considered to hold office as a member of the Board if he/ she is an un-rehabilitated
insolvent; has been convicted of any offence involving dishonesty, fraud and / or has been sentenced to
imprisonment without an option of a fine.
REQUIREMENTS:
Upon appointment, the Minister reserves the right to conduct probity checks (criminal and civil records; reference
checks; verification of qualifications and experience; credit record and integrity test). Every nomination of a person
for appointment to the Board must be signed by a proposer and seconder; none of whom may be the nominee and
must contain the nominee’s signed acceptance. No person may nominate or second more than one candidate.
STIPEND:
The appointed Board Members will receive a stipend as determined and approved by the Minister of Water and
Sanitation. The stipend is paid in respect of expenses incurred in and during attendance of official Board duties.
APPLICATIONS:
Please submit your CV, covering letter, nomination form, certified copies of qualifications and Identification
Document to: gsingh@amatolawater.co.za, and/or deliver to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, c/o Amatola
Water, Attention: Gulshan Singh, The Company Secretary, 6 Lancaster Road, Vincent, 5247.
For further information on nomination forms, kindly visit the Amatola Water website at www.amatolawater.co.za.
Closing date: 29 June 2018
INVITATION: NOMINATION OF
MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF
AMATOLA WATER

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