The Minister of Sport & Recreation SA calls for nominations for 10 independent, suitably qualified persons with knowledge of anti-doping in sport for appointment on the board of the South African Institute for Drug-free Sport (SAIDS), in terms of the SAIDS Act 14 of 1997.
Terms of Office and Remuneration:
The term of office for the Board is five years, and commences on 1 December 2017 and expires on 30 November 2022. The remuneration will be made in accordance with Treasury guidelines for public entities.
Nominees should be in possession of a relevant degree or equivalent qualifications and more than 15 years of professional experience in any of the following fields: Law, Sports Medicine, Sport Management, Sport Science or Law enforcement.
The SAIDS board members should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Corporate Governance and familiarity with the King III and the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)
  • Understand policy implementation
  • Familiarity with anti-doping issues and trends
  • Strong ethical values and principles
  • Professional respect and recognition by peers in their occupational field.
Please forward your nomination, accompanied by a motivation letter as well as the CV of the nominee, quoting the relevant reference number, to Prof. Paul Singh, Chief Director: Sport Support, Sport and Recreation South Africa, Private Bag X896, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver at 66 Regent Place, cnr Queen and Madiba Streets, Pretoria within 30 calendar days from the date of publication.
Further information
can be obtained from Mr. Khalid Galant, Chief Executive Officer SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport   on +27(0)21 686 1634    or    email:
Closing date:
at 16h00, 13 October 2017. No late or faxed nominations will be accepted. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.