Nominations: Commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality

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Submissions are now closed (since 07 February 2024)

The Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities invites members of the public and organisations to nominate suitable candidates for appointment to serve in the Commission for Gender Equality as Commissioners mandated by the Commission for Gender Equality Act, 2013. All applicants will be required to complete a google form on the Parliamentary website or via WhatsApp on 083 709 8472. All applicants and nominees are required to submit the certified copies not older than 6 months of their Identity Document and academic qualifications.

A list of shortlisted candidates and their resumes will be published on the Parliamentary website to allow members of the public to comment on the suitability of candidates. Disclosure of personal information of candidates is subject to lawfully processing and secure storage. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to pre-employment screeningby State Security Agency and verification of qualifications by Parliamentary Human Resources. All applications will be in line with Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013, and Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998.

The President will, on recommendation of Parliament, appoint a member to the Commission for a term of office not exceeding five years. The members of the Commission may be appointed as full-time or part-time. Any person, whose term of office as a member of the Commission has expired, may be reappointed for one additional term.

The candidates must be South African citizens who are fit and proper persons for appointment to the Commission and are broadly representative of South African community, have a record of commitment to the promotion of gender equality and have applicable knowledge of and experience in matters connected with the objects of the Commission.

Nominations must contain the full name, address/email address and contact details of the person or organisation making nomination, a signed acceptance of the nomination by nominee including the nominator.

The application form with relevant documents can also be sent to the attention of the Chairperson and to the following address:

Ms CN Ndaba, MP
Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
c/o: Ms N Nobatana,
Committee Secretary: PC on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
90 Plein Street, 3rd Floor, Parliament, 8001

Closing date for applications is midnight on 7 February 2024.

Enquiries: Miss Neliswa Nobatana (Committee Secretary), cell: 083 709 8472, email: [email protected] (for nominations only)

Issued by Ms CN Ndaba, MP, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities