CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OF LIMPOPO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (LEDA) AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES

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Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism

The MEC for the Limpopo Department of Economic
Development, Environment and Tourism, Honourable
Thabo Mokone, hereby, in terms of Section 7.1 of the
LEDA Act No. 5 of 2016, invites persons who meet
the following criteria, to apply to fill vacancies on the
Board of LEDA and its subsidiaries:
a) Persons who are qualified as Chartered Accountants in
terms of the National Qualifications Framework and have
a cumulative period of at least five (5) years after having so
qualified and practiced as a Chartered Accountant (CA).
b) A person who is qualified and admitted to practice as a
legal practitioner in the Republic and has, for a cumulative
period of at least five (5) years after having so qualified,
practised as a legal practitioner or performed services
related to the application or administration of the law.
c) A person who has at least ten (10) years experience, at
Board or executive level in public transportation.
d) Other persons who have the requisite knowledge, skills or
experience in economic development projects.

Applications should include a comprehensive
curriculum vitae and experience and the following:


a) Certified copies of all qualifications
b) Supporting documents that reflect the applicant’s
knowledge and experience that will contribute to achieving
the objectives of the agency.

Applicants may be subjected to a vetting
investigation by the State Security Agency in terms of
the Intelligence Act of 2002.

A member of the Board is appointed for a period not
exceeding five (5) years. The remuneration and allowances
payable to a member of the Board shall be in line with the
National Treasury Guidelines determined for Board members.

THE FOLLOWING PERSONS MAY NOT BE
APPONTED AS MEMBERS OF THE BOARD:

A person who,
a) Has or acquires a direct or indirect interest in any
enterprise or business, which may result in a conflict of
interest with that member’s professional conduct as a
member of the Board.
b) Has a family member, partner or associate with a direct or
indirect interest in any enterprise or business, which may
result in a conflict of interest with that member`s
professional conduct as a member of the Board.
c) Is an un -rehabilitated insolvent.
d) Is or becomes a Member of the National Assembly or
National Council of Provinces, any provincial legislature,
House of Traditional Leaders or local government or who
is in the full time employ of the state.
e) Has been removed from an office of trust on account of
misconduct.
f) Has been declared by a competent court to be mentally
unfit.
g) Has at any time, been convicted of an offence involving
dishonesty.
h) Has at any stage, a direct or indirect interest in a matter
before this Board, which may preclude that person from
performing his or her functions as a member in a fair,
unbiased and proper manner, or
I) Is in terms of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008, ineligible
or disqualified from being a Director of a company.
The objectives of the Agency are to:
a) Accelerate economic development and diversification in
the provincial industrial base and to increase the
competitiveness of the provincial economy in the fields of
agriculture, commerce, housing, industry, mining, training,
tourism, public transport and other business.
b) Identify short, medium and long term interventions in
order to accelerate economic and industrial development
and job creation.
c) Implement key priority catalytic projects in a coherent and
integrated manner in partnership with priority
stakeholders.
d) Support the development of strategic sectors of the
economy in line with the established economic and
industrial policies of the province.
e) Provide leadership by preventing sporadic, uncoordinated,
incoherent economic development projects which are not
in line with provincial policy.
f) Increase regional economic collaboration with functional
economies outside the province.
g) Shape the geography of industrial production and align
under-developed regions into the economic frontiers.
h) Improve the province`s export performance and attract a
greater share of domestic and foreign investment, and
I) Increase the number of economic sectors capable of
producing high value added products and services.

Applications must be submitted to:
The Head of Department
(Attention:
Mr A Matsimela)
Limpopo Economic Development, Environment
and Tourism
Private Bag X 9484, Polokwane, 0700
Or hand delivered to: Evridiki Towers, 20 Hans Van Rensburg
rd Street, Polokwane (3 Floor)
NOTE THAT NO FAXED OR EMAILED
APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

CLOSING DATE: 30 OCTOBER 2020

20 Hans Van Rensburg Street / 19 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700, Private Bag X 9484, Polokwane, 0700
(Switchboard) Tel: +2715 293 8300 Website: www.ledet.gov.za

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