Independent NED & Member of the Audit Committee
JSE and Offshore Listed International Industrial Group

Company Background:

The Group, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, is an innovative and competitive global company. It comprises a family of diverse businesses with almost 50 entities in the Americas, Australasia, Europe and Africa and subscribes to a code of shared values that mould the Group into one powerful global brand. The Group is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange and an offshore stock exchange.

Position Summary:

The Non-Executive Director should bring an experienced and objective view to Board issues and deliberations. He/she would be expected to have an impact on the Board, providing a dynamic and creative contribution to the strategic direction of the Group as well as on a wide range of business issues. As a member of the Audit Committee he/she must ensure that the company adheres to the Audit Committee guidelines of the "King II Recommendations on Corporate Governance" and relevant compliance, listing and reporting requirements and meets the scrutiny of the financial community

Key Attributes Required:

  • Likely to be at least in the 40's in terms of preferred experience but no older than 65 years and must be a Chartered Accountant
  • Must have served on the board of a listed company with a turnover of at least R1 billion and performed the role of Member of the Audit Committee or been the Financial Director of a listed company with a turnover of at least R1 billion
  • A commitment to and competent understanding of high standards of corporate governance and of director’s responsibilities including his/her fiduciary duties
  • Several years' experience serving as an Executive or Non-Executive Director in a large, highly regarded listed organisation, preferably in the mining, petrochemical or industrial sectors
  • Understanding of business generally and an appreciation of broad economic, commercial and financial trends
  • Awareness of the criteria used by banks, institutions and/or analysts in establishing financial credibility for a Group
  • An international exposure and global perspective would be advantageous and should ideally live in the Gauteng area