The bi-national Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), of the Kingdom of Lesotho (KOL) and the Republic of South Africa (RSA) is aimed at harnessing the water resources of the highlands of Lesotho for the mutual advantage of Lesotho and the Republic of South Africa.
The LHDA Board is currently looking for suitably qualified individuals to serve in the below mentioned Sub-Committees, for an initial period of three years to assist the LHDA Board in overseeing the governance of the LHDA.
Membership may be extended for a further term.
Vacancy: AUDIT AND RISK MANAGEMENT SUB-COMMITTEE MEMBER (3 YEAR CONTRACT PERIOD)
To assist the LHDA Board of Directors and LHDA in meeting its Treaty obligations relating to the delivery of water, generation of hydro-power and discharge of social and environmental responsibilities in an efficient, sustainable and cost effective manner.
Applicants must be in possession of Master’s Degree in either Information Science, Computer Science, Information Communication Technology or a related field with at least 10 years’ experience in an IT Governance environment.
Essential Requirements for the Post:
Familiarity with IT Governance Framework and relevant ISOs. Strong background in Project Management. Previous Board or ICT Committee membership will be an added advantage. The applicant should be committed to serve for the contract period and have sufficient time available to thoroughly prepare for meetings as well as attend monthly, and will be required to devote at least 4 hours per month for LHDA activities, excluding travel time. Upon engagement, the preferred candidates shall sign a performance agreement for the Sub-Committee to the Board and a code of conduct. Knowledge or possession of skills in finance, risk and audit.
Major Tasks & Performance Requirements:
Reports to the LHDA Board on periodic or agreed frequency basis through the Sub-Committee Chairperson.
Attends periodic Sub-Committee meetings in Maseru during business hours.
Adds value to the Sub-Committee meetings and, ultimately, the Board and the LHDA.
Undertakes Ad hoc assignments as requested by the committee and or the Board.
Attends to any other matter of interest within the context of the Treaty and the Law.
The applicant should be committed to serve for the contract period and have sufficient time available to thoroughly prepare for meetings as well as attend programmed meeting. Upon engagement, the preferred candidates shall sign a performance agreement of the Sub-Committee members and a Code of Conduct.
Remuneration of members of the Sub-Committee will be market related and shall cover preparation and attendance of Sub-Committee meetings, Sub-Committee work and ad hoc work such as special delegated tasks or investigations. Members of the Sub-Committee will be fully reimbursed for authorized expenditure incurred in the performance of their duties. Typical expenses include travel, accommodation, secretarial and courier services.
Closing Date: 20th August 2021
Applications and CVs are to be hand delivered to the Reception, Ground Floor, LHDA Tower, Maseru, Lesotho or posted to the Corporate Secretary, Lesotho Highlands Development Authority, and P. O. Box 7332, Maseru, Lesotho. Applications can also be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Correspondence will only be conducted with short-listed candidates.
Selection interviews for short-listed candidates will be at a date, time and place determined by LHDA.
Short-listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in the CV.LHDA reserves the right to leave an advertised position unfilled if no suitable candidates is identified.
The employment of successful candidates is subject to positive security clearance.