Registrar and Chief Executive Officer

Our client is a statutory regulatory board seeking a Registrar and Chief Executive Officer to join their team.


  • Perform all functions assigned to the Registrar in terms of the Nursing Act.
  • Provide advice and ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and codes (ie Nursing Act,  National Health Act).
  • Develop, implement and monitor strategies and plans that support the strategic direction set by the Council and correlate with annual operating budgets, to create opportunities for long-term financial sustainability.
  • Develop systems, policies and procedures required for the regulation of nursing education and practice.
  • Prudently manage the organisation’s resources within budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain accurate registers for nurses in line with the requirements of the Nursing Act.
  • Oversee marketing and image building of the Council.
  • Develop and manage human capital in the Council.
  • Act as the Secretary for the Council and maintain records of its meetings.
  • Act with fidelity, honesty, integrity and in best interest of the Council at all times.
  • Develop sustainable relationships with strategic partners, promoting the organisation and its core services and mandate.
  • Represent the Council in legal and professional matters.
  • Coordinate communication from the board to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure sound corporate governance within all facets of the organisation.
  • Perform any other duties delegated by Council.


  • A proven track record of good leadership, strategic capability and general organisational management skills.
  • Financial management.
  • Critical and analytical thinking.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Innovative and creative abilities.
  • People management and empowerment.
  • Team oriented and customer service.
  • Excellent communication, liaison and networking skills at national and international levels.
  • Conflict management.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all applicable legislative prescripts and corporate governance.
  • Experience in academic management and administration within the Higher Education sector at national and  international level would be an added advantage.
  • A high level of integrity.


  • A Master’s degree in Health Science and a qualification in Management.
  • Registration with the SANC as a Nurse, with additional qualification in Nursing Education.
  • Contextual understanding of the health, healthcare and nursing systems.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in senior management in a nursing environment.
  • Experience in Higher Education Sector, regulatory, policy analysis, or legislative implementation environment  will be an added advantage.
  • A valid Code 08 (Code B) driver’s licence.
2019-10-10T07:52:33+00:00 Education, Government, Health|