Posted on :
6 Oct, 2020
6 Oct, 2020
The South African Men’s Action Group (SAMAG) is seeking a dynamic new Chairperson in 2020 as the organisation successfully continues to deliver its bold plans to grow the profile of the marginalised and previously disadvantaged communities.
We are seeking a Chairperson with a genuine commitment to community development, a clear understanding of the issues of the marginalised and previously disadvantage, interest in innovative and new ways of working, and the skills and experience to move the organisation forward.
Job Title: Chairperson of the Board
Location: South Africa
The SAMAG, having just celebrated its centenary year on 12 February 2020, is now at an essential point in delivering its stratagem. Having laid the SAMAG of this strategy, we have clear plans for growing the sector, expanding our relevance and national reach, increasing our impact and influence, and strengthening our voice and policy role.
We seek someone with passion for our mission, professional expertise and networks to support the Board, Executive Director, members and staff to advocate SAMAG’s vision.
Potential candidates are requested to express an interest in the role by submitting your CV and short letter of application through email to [email protected].
Changing Ideas into Reality
We have a long-term mission for ourselves as a national organisation. How we behave today and things that we do, determines where we will be in the future. In support of our vision, this is our mission:
As a partner to the Executive Director and other Board Members, the Board Chairperson will provide leadership to SAMAG as it transitions from a sizable organization into a sustainable national entity. The Board Chairperson will support and sustain the work of SAMAG, and provide governance leadership and strategic fundraising support. Specific responsibilities include:
LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, AND OVERSIGHT
SAMAG’s Board Chairperson (and board members) will serve the remainder of a five-year term ending in 2022 and will be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term at the SAMAG National Elective Congress in 2022. Board meetings will be held quarterly.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the success of SAMAG’s beneficiaries and who has a track record of board leadership. The selected Board Chairperson will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the non-profit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing board members.
IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
Service on SAMAG’s board of directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to board members’ duties.
To apply, submit the following to [email protected]:
Application Deadline: Friday, 16 October, 2020
If you have not heard from us by 23 October 2020, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted.
N.B: Please be informed that this is not an employment opportunity but a leadership position!!!