Dear Member,

With only less than 10 days left before the closing date for nominations. We wish to encourage all our members to use this opportunity to nominate credible and visionary leadership that will help IBASA to grow and remain competitive. The detailed list of Members in Good Standing is available per www.ibasa.org.za, should your name and information not appear on the list please send us an email to md@ibasa.org.za or to companysecretary@ibasa.org.za

Board Positions:
Due to the annual board transition schedule, there currently exist 10 (ten) vacancies on the Board for eligible members. Please see the attached list of Board vacancies available

The required competency are as follows:
• Independent and sensible decision-maker
• Ethical and sound practical sense
• Full Commitment towards furthering the interest of IBASA
• An understanding of the fiduciary duties to be fulfilled
• Strategic thinking
• Leadership skills
• Communication skills
• Emotional Intelligence
• Interpersonal skills
• Awareness of enterprise and economic development and the SMME support landscape
• Awareness of governance for membership organizations
• Awareness of basic audit/finance and legal knowledge
• Organizational knowledge
• 1 Legal expert representative (with legal knowledge& experience)

Committee Positions:
We hereby call for nominations for the identified vacant IBASA Board and Committees positions for the 2021/2022 financial year. The detailed list of Members in Good Standing is available pre www.ibasa.org.za, should your name and information not appear on the list please send us an email at md@ibasa.org.za or to companysecretary@ibasa.org.za.The Nominations Committee, therefore, calls for nominations with the criteria as below:

Board Positions:
Due to the annual board transition schedule, there currently exist 10 (ten) vacancies on the Board for eligible members. Please see the attached list of Board vacancies available

The required competencies are as follows:
• Independent and sensible decision-maker
• Ethical and sound practical sense
• Full Commitment towards furthering the interest of IBASA
• An understanding of the fiduciary duties to be fulfilled
• Strategic thinking
• Leadership skills
• Communication skills
• Emotional Intelligence
• Interpersonal skills
• Awareness of enterprise and economic developments and the SMME support landscape
• Awareness of governance for membership organizations
• Awareness of basic audit/finance and legal knowledge
• Organizational knowledge
• 1 Legal expert representative (with legal knowledge of both Labour and Commercial law experience)

No Board Committee Number of vacancies Recommended Competencies Required
1 Education Committee 3
  • Education, development, and training expertise
  • Understanding of SETA and SAQA landscape
  • CPD specialist
  • Academic/ Skills development expert
2 Finance Committee 4
  • Financial management & corporate governance expertise
3 HRCOM 3
  • Human Resources & remuneration expertise
  • Legal professional expertise (ideally with labour law experience)
4 Marketing Committee 3
  • Marketing and communication expertise and experience
  • Social Media and online marketing expertise
5 ICT Committee 3
  • Technology & Information expertise and experience
6 Business Rescue Practitioners Committee 3
  • Business Rescue expertise and experience
  • Understanding & knowledge of the Business advisory environment
  • Corporate law background
  • Female representation
7 Audit & Risk Committee 2
  • 2 Non-IBASA members
  • More independence
8 Nomination Committee 2
  • 2 Non- Executive Directors

In terms of clause 7.4 of the MOI, the term of office of Board members shall be three years and no Board member shall serve more than two terms (six years). On completion of the two terms of office, whether consecutive or not, a Board member shall cease to be a member of the Board and may not serve again as such.

The nominees should ideally/preferably subscribe to the following criteria:

  • Be an IBASA member in good standing, except where indicated otherwise.
  • Preferably reside in one of the nine provinces in South Africa.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to participate.

member of the institute as defined in Clause 1.1.11 of the MOI, may nominate and second an IBASA member, and/or be nominated as a board member in terms of Clause 7.4.4 of the MOI.

Kindly forward your nominations for potential candidates who ideally meet the proposed criteria and possess the above-mentioned “background, skills, competencies, and expertise” to the Nominations Committee (NOMCOM) no later than Friday, 23 April 2021. Nomination forms must be accompanied by a CV, and proof of qualifications.

Please complete the applicable enclosed form and forward your nomination to companysecretary@ibasa.org.za. We look forward to receiving your nominations. Nomination Form

Yours Faithfully,
NOMCOM