Question NW928 to the Minister of Mineral Resources

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20 April 2017 - NW928

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Mackay, Mr G to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources

(1)Whether there is any position of (a) chief executive officer, (b) chief financial officer and/or (c) chief operating officer that is currently vacant in each entity reporting to him; if so, (i) how long has each specified position been vacant and (ii) what is the reason for each vacancy; (2) have the vacancies been advertised; if so, (a) were interviews done and (b) on what date will the vacancies be filled; (3) (a) what is the total number of persons who are currently employed in the specified positions in an acting capacity, (b) for what period has each person been acting in each position and (c) has any of the specified persons applied for the positions?








(a)CEO post is Vacant

(i)May 2015

(ii)Previous incumbent resigned


(b) but no suitable candidate was identified.

(a)1 person

(b)16 and 4 months respectively

(c)Not applicable



No vacant positions



No vacant positions



(a)CEO post is vacant

(i)1 June 2016

(ii) Contract lapsed

(b) CFO post is vacant

(i)14 May 2016


(a)Firstly advertised on 15/05/2016

Re-advertised: 20/02/2017

Closing date was 03/03/2017

(a)Advert: 14/02/2016

Re-advertised: 15/01/2017

Closing date was 27/01/2017

(a) Two (2) employees are currently employed in an acting capacity, (1) Acting Chief Executive Officer (1) Acting Chief Financial Officer.

(b) Acting Chief Executive Officer: the first one acted from 01/06/2016 – 30/08/2016

The second one acted from 01/09/2016 – 30/11/2016 and was re-appointed again from 01/12/2016 – 31/01/2017.

The third acted from 01/02/2017 to date.

Acting Chief Financial Officer: first one acted from 21/04/2016 - 20 /06/2016 and 31/06/2016 – 31/07/2016

Reappointed on 14 /12/ 2016 to 31/01/2017 and 01/03/2017 to 31 March 2017

Another acting was appointed on

11/10/2016 to 30/11/2016

(c) Acting Chief Executive Officer, yes.

Acting Chief Executive Officer, yes.



No vacant positions


Approved/Not Approved

Mr MJ Zwane, MP

Minister of Mineral Resources

Date Submitted:-……………/………………/2017

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