Company Secretary: CS/01/2023

The Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) is an agency of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development whose mission is to develop, promote, coordinate, and facilitate responsible and sustainable tourism in the Gauteng city region, and to create a world-class destination that attracts business visitors and all other tourists to the province. The GTA seeks to appoint suitable candidates with the relevant qualifications and experience for the following position.

Company Secretary
(Reference Number: CS/01/2023)
Cost to Company Package: R 1 209 353 per annum (all-inclusive), negotiable

Haygroup Salary Scale Level 19

Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) seeks to appoint a Company Secretary who has a sound understanding of the strategic direction, divisional objectives and business planning at the local, provincial and national government levels in order to provide the required support.

The Company Secretary will be responsible for:
Ensuring good Corporate Governance: Provide support to the Board, its committees and organization, to ensure compliance with all legislated and corporate governance requirements. Develop, review, and maintain corporate governance policies and procedures at required standard and within deadlines.

Providing Board and Board Committees administration and Support: Develop, update and conduct board induction for new Board and Committee Members. Annually develop, review and implement an approved Board Committees Administration Framework to facilitate compliant administration practices, including but not limited to: meeting packs; agenda’s; minutes and schedules.

Provide Legal Counsel: Develop and manage standard terms and conditions for the GTA to ensure consistency of commercial, legal and risk management across the GTA. Provide commercial, legal advice and support to the GTA Board, Executives, Senior Management and various Business Units.
Represent the GTA in business and litigation matters.

Ensuring sound Contract Management and Administration: Prepare contract documentation, negotiate, and vet contracts with suppliers, partners and vendors and keep all contracts up to date. Ensuring compliance with PFMA, procurement and financial policies and procedures as well as all other relevant legislation and regulations: Assist the CFO in ensuring that procurement is in line with the supply chain management policy and PFMA. Serve as a permanent Bid Adjudication Committee (BAC) member and render advice and opinions where necessary. Create awareness by disseminating pertinent legal information to support the GTA culture of continuous learning.

Facilitate Stakeholder management with various legal role-players: Research and analyse the implications of case law, legislation and regulatory matters that affect the GTA and provide feedback to Management, the Board and the CEO. Liaison with State Law Advisors and any other stakeholder with regards to legal matters on behalf of the Authority.

The Company Secretary position calls for a highly skilled individual who has a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and/or a related NQF Level 8 qualification. Admission as an Attorney will be an added advantage. In terms of experience, the requirements are, three (3) years’
experience in contract drafting and providing legal counsel, four (4) years’ experience as a Company Secretary. Experience in the public sector, private sector and state-owned entities.

Suitable candidates should forward a detailed, updated CV and a cover letter highlighting relevant experience in relation to this position. Certified copies of all qualifications, dated, and not older than three months, must accompany the detailed CV. The GTA advocates for equal opportunities. Previously disadvantaged individuals and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Kindly note that full background checks will be conducted on successful candidates.

Suitable applicants must email their applications to Mr Baliwinile Kwankwa at not later than 10 April 2023 at 16h00.

NOTE: Candidates not contacted within 30 days after the closing date must consider their applications unsuccessful.

Applicants must forward their detailed, updated CV’s accompanied by a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, and qualifications to an email address allocated to each post.

Applications received after the closing date of the 10 April 2023 at 16h00 shall not be considered.

GTA advocates for equal opportunities. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Kindly note that full background checks will be done on successful candidates. Candidates will also be required to undergo a competency assessment.

For any enquiries, please contact Mr B. Kwankwa at


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