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Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)


Constitution of the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)

16. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


16.1 Appointment


16.1.1 The Chief Executive Officer shall have a critical and strategic role to play in the operational success of TETA’s business, and shall manage the business on a day-to-day basis.


16.1.2 The Chief Executive Officer shall be appointed by the Board, and shall be a full time salaried employee of TETA.


16.1.3 The Board shall enter into a performance agreement with the Chief Executive Officer, which shall form the basis against which the performance of the Chief Executive Officer will be measured on at least a bi-annual basis.


16.2 The Duties and Functions of the Chief Executive Officer


16.2.1 As the Executive Director of the Board the Chief Executive Officer shall be the chief spokesperson of TETA and not the Board.


16.2.2 Develop and recommend to the Board a long-term strategy and vision for TETA that will generate acceptable levels of service delivery value and positive, reciprocal relations with relevant stakeholders.


16.2.3 Develop and recommend to the Board annual business plans and budgets that support TETA’s business strategy.


16.2.4 Foster an environment within which ethical business practice is promoted, developed and maintained.


16.2.5 Be held accountable for employee's ethical conduct.


16.2.6 Exercise due care in delegating discretionary authority.


16.2.7 Strive consistently to achieve TETAs strategic, financial and operational goals and objectives, and ensure that the day-to-day business affairs of TETA are appropriately monitored and managed.


16.2.8 Ensure adequate performance in the quality and value of the services provided by TETA, and that TETA achieves and maintains a satisfactory liquid position to deliver on its legal mandate.


16.2.9 Ensure that TETA has an effective management team and to actively participate in the development of management and succession.


16.2.10 Develop and implement an integrated risk management system into TETA that addresses the wide variety of risk exposure inherent to the business of SETA'S.


16.2.11 Ensure that effective and efficient systems of internal control are in place.


16.2.12 Formulate and oversee the implementation and maintenance of all TETA’s policies.


16.2.13 Duty to manage the day-to-day activities of TETA.