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


Constitution of the Information Systems (IT), Electronics and Telecommunications Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (ISETT SETA)

Chapter Twenty

20. The Chief Executive Officer


20.1 The Authority must appoint a person with experience and expertise as Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, for the effective performance of the functions of the Authority;


20.2 The Chief Executive Officer must perform such functions as may be assigned to the Chief Executive Officer by the Act or by the Authority;


20.3 The Chief Executive Officer must attend all meetings of the Authority;


20.4 If the Chief Executive Ofticer is absent or for any reason is unable to perform the functions entrusted to him or her, or there is a vacancy in office of the Chief Executive Officer, the chairperson of the Authority may designate an employee of the Authority to act as Chief Executive Officer until the Chief Executive Officer is able to resume his or her, functions or until an Chief Executive Officer is appointed in terms of paragraph 20.1.


20.5 The Chief Executive Officer may, subject to the provisions of this Constitution:
20.5.1 Appoint persons as employees of the Authority to assist in the performance of his or her functions;
20.5.2 Which terms and conditions of service of persons appointed under this clause will be determined by the Authority.


20.6 In particular, but without limiting the generality of this, the Chief Executive Officer shall have the following specific functions:
20.6.1 To manage the preparation and the presentation of the annual business plan, the annual budgets, sector skills plan and the quality management plan for the approval of the Authority.
20.6.2 To manage, co-ordinate and monitor the activities of the standing committees and the functional committees.
20.6.3 To determine which standing committee or functional committee should deal with emergent issues or business developments.
20.6.4 To seek and consider the advice of the functional and standing committees in conducting and directing the business of the Authority.


20.7 The Chief Executive Officer is responsible as accounting officer for financial and budget management:
20.7.1 To recommend the appointment of an independent internal auditor and to receive and consider the auditor's report in collaboration with the Authority's Audit Committee;
20.7.2 To develop and implement sound financial operations with internal financial controls and budget performance of the Authority;
20.7.3 To manage the Authority's insurance portfolio;
20.7.4 To facilitate the calling and letting of tenders for items of major expenditure in line with the delegations of Authority;
20.7.5 To develop and implement the financial reports of the Authority.


20.8 The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for resources regarding:
20.8.1 Delivery of capital resources to facilitate achievement of the Authority's objectives.


20.9 The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for human resources regarding:
20.9.1 The implementation of policies, for the effective management of human resources.