Stop Hunger Now: Non-Executive Director

Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa
Opportunity type: 
Employment

INVITATION TO JOIN THE BOARD OF
STOP HUNGER NOW SOUTHERN AFRICA AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 
Stop Hunger Now SA (SHN SA) is a nonprofit organisation with branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town and a soon to be opened branch in Durban. Our vision is a Southern Africa without hunger and the organisation has as its mission, transformation through education. Educating our donors, beneficiaries, volunteers and suppliers about the role they play in eradicating child hunger. Donated meals packaged by SHN SA Volunteers and distributed primarily to Early Childhood Development centres are used to stimulate and encourage measurable results at these centres.

The organisation’s strategic objectives are to achieve continual growth in the number of meals provided per day for national distribution through inclusive strategic partnerships between government, corporations, foundations, civic and ecumenical communities, nonprofit organisations and private individuals.

Further information regarding SHN SA can be found on our website www.stophungernowsa.org.

SHN SA is seeking to fill two vacancies on its Board and one additional position by appointing three (3) Non-Executive Directors, to assist with driving the organisation forward during the next phases of its growth and towards accomplishing its mission.
 
The persons SHN SA is seeking to appoint will be accomplished professionals specialising in one of the following disciplines:

  • Financial Management
  • Law
  • Marketing/Branding

It is further anticipated that applicants will be passionate about breaking the cycle of hunger and poverty in Southern Africa.
 
Roles and Responsiblities of the Non-Executive Directors

Financial

The Director in the financial portfolio will have a primary role to play in guiding the Board members in terms of their individual and collective responsibilities regarding their fiduciary duties
The Director will also chair the organisation’s Audit Committee

Law

In this instance, the Director will be expected to be au fait with the legal aspects pertaining to an operation of this nature.
Familiarity with South African Labour law would also be advantageous and as such would be a member of the Remuneration and Human Capital Committee

Marketing/Branding

The Director, as a member of the Marketing Committee will play a key role in guiding the organisation with regard to its marketing and branding strategies
It is envisaged that the incumbent will have a thorough knowledge of marketing strategy involving digital marketing, direct marketing and advertising (social media, TV, radio and print media)

Professionals who have a passion for ending child hunger in South Africa and who are willing to assist SHN SA in achieving its vision are cordially invited to contact the Chair of the Board of Directors:  Neville Martin.
 
It is anticipated inviting applicants to discuss these appointments in mid- January 2016 (SHN SA operations close from the 15th December 2015 through to the 11th January 2016) with a view to the new Directors taking up their appointments effective from the beginning of February 2016.
 
Neville can be contacted at:
Cell 082 449 8631 or Email neville.martin@absamail.co.za

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