Company Secretary

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North West Cricket

Company Secretary

North West Cricket (NPC) is inviting applications for the position of a Company Secretary.

NWC is a provincial governing body for the sport of cricket in North West and administers all aspects of North West



The Company Secretary should have the appropriate balance of knowledge, skills, experience, diversity and

independence for it to discharge its duties and responsibilities effectively.


The ideal candidate will have and must demonstrate working experience at secretarial duties in sports administration.

Experience in leading and working with Board Chairperson, advising the Board, CEO, and Senior Management. The ideal

candidate will have an understanding and strong interest in cricket. Most importantly, our ideal candidate will have strong

interpersonal skills, including excellent communication and engagement skills, and will be an outstanding administrator.

Diversity will be a strong consideration when making appointments. The candidate must possess the criteria set out

below. Although not exhaustive, these criteria will serve as a guide in assessing prospective candidates.


Description: Governance administration

• Reporting to the Board Chairperson, the Company Secretary will be responsible for advising the Board, CEO, and

Senior Management on compliance and governance-related matters and for ensuring the Board is aware of any

law(s) relevant to or affecting the Board and North West Cricket.

• Furthermore, they will be responsible for the planning, administration, and coordination of all Board and Executive

Committee activities and functions in the governance of North West Cricket.

• The role reports to and works closely with the Chairperson of the Board, and reports to the CEO on day-to-day

administrative issues.

• The role also works with the CEO and Executives to carry out the decisions taken by the Board.

• Set up, attendance, advice, minutes and all post Board meeting procedures including oversight of requirements from

business units.

• Liaison with relevant stakeholders for the accumulation of information and documents for meeting packs in line with


• Meeting agendas in conjunction with relevant management.

• Administration in respect of setting up of meetings, invitations, notices, venue etc.

• Oversight of meeting and procedures. Attending meetings and taking minutes.

• Action lists from meetings and follow up (internally and externally) for action items.

• Annual General meeting processes and procedures from end to end.

• Drafting of relevant Charters and Terms of references.Description: Statutory administration

• Statutory maintenance and submissions of documents to CIPC in respect of annual returns, changes of directors,

Memorandum of Incorporation, Special Resolutions, as required by the Companies Act 2008.

• Ensuring internal records and Company’s registers are updated.

• Signed minutes of meetings properly recorded and filed as appropriate.

• Submission of relevant statutory records to the relevant bodies, where required.

Key performance areas will include, but are not limited to:

• Assisting the Board in carrying out its governance and compliance functions.

• Managing and coordinating the Board's administrative and logistical requirements.

• Managing the overall company secretarial and administrative functions.

• Ensuring effective communication and engagement between the Board and its stakeholders.

• In partnership with the chairperson and individual members, ensure that the Board is properly capacitated and




Qualifying candidates can apply to with a comprehensive CV; cover letter; copy of ID; and at least

two contactable references.

The closing date for all applications is 22 July 2024 at 12:00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you

not receive a response to your application within 7 days after the closing date, please consider your application as being


All applications will be treated in strict confidence and all shortlisted candidates will undergo interview and vetting


Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications and experience:

• Must have experience in a relevant field (Legal and/or Governance of Cricket).

• Experience in a Board/Company secretary role.

• Experience within a public entity will be an added advantage.

• Exceptional company secretarial and administration skills.

• Good knowledge of corporate governance and compliance prescripts and relevant legislation.


Contact Information

Senwes SPORT PARK, Thabo Mbeki Way, Bult, Potchefstroom, South Africa
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