Call for nominations of GWPSA Regional Chair

The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA) is reaching out to all its Partners to search for a new Regional Chairperson. The new GWPSA Chair will serve for a four-year term from November 2019- November 2023.

GWPSA seeks a dynamic and professional leader with demonstrated experience of dealing with governments, key sectors stakeholders and Partners at a high political level, who will serve as an ambassador for the GWPSA Regional Partnership. The Partnerships seeks a transformational leader as Chair - to lead GWPSA into the next phase of implementing its new strategy. Professionals and leaders willing to be part of this dynamic growing organization and network are encouraged to apply via a nomination procedure.

All applicants must be nominated by a GWPSA registered Partner.

Applications are invited from interested professionals with experience in Board leadership, diplomacy and strategic management.

At GWPSA’s next Consulting Partners (CP) Meeting that will be held in Pretoria, South Africa, on 4-5 November 2019, GWPSA Partners will be required to elect a new Regional Chair.

Nomination Process for the GWPSA Regional Chair

GWPSA registered Partners need to actively identify, nominate and then vote for the next GWPSA Chair from the three short-listed candidates that the GWPSA Search Committee presents to the Partners at CP2019.

 As per the GWPSA Constitution, the GWPSA Board (Regional Steering Committee) has established a Search Committee comprising of the outgoing Chair (Dr. Kuiri F. Tjipngandjara) the Regional Executive Secretary (Mr. Alex Simalabwi) and up to three individuals selected by the Board. These are Dr. Patrice Kabeya (SADC), Ms. Emelda Magagula (Eswatini) and Prof. Imasiku Nyambe (Zambia).

The Search Committee will support and oversee the nomination, short-listing and selection process. The Search Committee will submit three high calibre candidates to the GWPSA Board for presentation to GWPSA Partners during the CP 2019. GWPSA registered partners (through their CWPs) will then vote for one Chair from the three candidates presented to CP.

Please attach a Curriculum Vitae (max 5 pages). Nominations without CVs will not be considered. E-mail to the GWPSA Regional Executive Secretary copied to Michelle Saffy by Friday 18 October 2019

For more information refer to the attached Call for nominations