17 September 2018 - NW2582
Khawula, Mr M to ask the Minister of Women in the Presidency
(1)(a) What is the total number of (i) deputy directors-general and (ii) chief directors that are employed in (aa) an acting and (bb) a permanent capacity in her Office and (b) what is the total number of women in each case; (2) (a) what is the total number of (i) chief executive officers and (ii) directors of each entity reporting to her and (b) what is the total number of women in each case?
1. (a)(i) There are two Deputy Directors – General (DDGs) in the Department.
(ii)There are six Chief Directors in the Department and two Chief Directors in the Ministry whose employment contracts are linked to the term of office of the Minister.
(aa) The two DDGs and six Chief Directors are all employed on permanent basis. One of the DDG is currently the Acting Director General.
(b) Two DDGs are women and six Chief Directors are women. Out of eight Chief Directors; two are currently on suspension. There is one Acting Chief Director in the position of the suspended Chief Director: Cooperate Management; and no one acting in the position of Chief Director: Stakeholder Coordination and Outreach. Subsequently; there no capacity in the Stakeholder Coordination and Outreach Unit particularly the coordination of dialogues which are facilitated by the office of the Minister.
2. There are no entities reporting to the Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women. The level of human resources head is Deputy Director and if there is a need he reports to the Minister.
Approved by the Minister on