National Lotteries Board: Nominations for Board Members

National Lotteries Board
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 12 October, 2012
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The National Lotteries Board (NLB) was established in terms of the Lotteries Act (No 57 of 1997) to regulate the National Lottery as well as other lotteries, including society lotteries to raise funds and promotional competitions. The NLB also advises the Minister of Trade and Industry on policy matters relating to the National Lottery and other lotteries. Members of the NLB are appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry and hold office for a period of five years, after which they may be reappointed. NLB members are also trustees of the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF), into which National Lottery proceeds that are intended for allocation to good causes are deposited.

The Minister of Trade and Industry invites nominations for Board members to serve of the NLB.

Nominated candidates should have proven business acumen or applicable knowledge or experience with matters connected with the functions of the NLB and of whom one (1) nominee should be a legal practitioner admitted to practice in the Republic and at least four (4) members of the board shall be persons who are not in the service of any sphere of government as well as competency in one or more of the following disciplines - Business Management, Corporate Governance and/or Financial Management.


  • Not be an office-bearer of any party, movement, organisation or body of a partisan political nature, personally or through a spouse, partner or associate;
  • No interest in a business or enterprise, which may conflict or interfere with the proper performance of the duties of a member of the Board;
  • Not be an unrehabilitated insolvent or becomes insolvent;
  • Never been, or is, removed from an office of trust on account of misconduct in respect of fraud or the misappropriation of money;
  • Not subject to an order of a competent court holding that person to be mentally unfit or disordered;
  • Within the previous 10 years has been, or is, convicted in the Republic or elsewhere of theft, fraud, forgery or uttering a forged document, perjury, an offence under the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004 (Act No. 12 of 2W), an offence under the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (Act No. 38 of 2001), or an offence involving dishonesty;
  • Not been convicted of any other offence committed after the Constitution of 35 the Republic of South Africa, 1993 (Act No. 200 of 1993), took effect, and sentenced to imprisonment without the option of a fine.

Remuneration: Successful candidates would be remunerated according to the remuneration rates as determined by the Minister of Finance.

Nomination Procedure:

  • Nominations must be submitted in writing and must at least contain a detailed Curriculum Vitae, motivation for appointment, certifi ed copy of identity document and qualifications;
  • Background verification, including criminal record and citizenship checks, will form part of the selection process;
  • Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representatively;
  • It is the nominee’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications verified by the South African Qualifi cations Authority (SAQA);
  • Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to the necessary security clearance and probity checks;
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed members only;
  • No late nominations or facsimile applications will be accepted;
  • Strict compliance with the nomination requirements and selection procedure will be adhered to.

Additionally, the following forms must be completed and submitted and are obtainable from the dti website:

  • A signed and completed nomination and acceptance form (Form 1 A);
  • A signed and completed form relating to the particulars of the nominee (Form 1 B);
  • A written disclosure of business interests and membership in other boards/committees/councils information sheet;
  • A consent for risk analysis conducted by EMPS form.

To apply or view full details for the above position, please go to and Click on the “Careers” link.

Nominations may also be posted to Ms J Steyn, HR Recruitment, Department of Trade and Industry, Private Bag X84, Pretoria, 0001; hand delivered to the Application Box, Block B, 1st Floor, 77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, 0002; or e-mailed to

Enquiries: Mr Marks Thibela, Tel: 012 394 1102.

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