Careers @ IoDSA

Available Vacancies 

Job Purpose
The job purpose of the Senior Manager: Corporate Governance Research and Advisory Specialist for the IoDSA, is to create and maintain governance thought leadership and research; and provide governance advisory services to IoDSA members and clients.

Key responsibilities and duties

  • Providing a central source of guidance and advice to the IoDSA and members on matters of corporate law and governance
  • Performing/overseeing and growing Corporate Governance Advisory Services
  • Compiling, reviewing and maintaining IoDSA thought leadership and research
  • Writing and publishing regular topical legal/governance articles
  • Performing client presentations and other speaking engagements
  • Representing the IoDSA on selected Forums and Committees and providing relevant technical input
  • Providing internal legal support to the IoDSA where necessary
  • Promoting of IoDSA and services to all potential clients / members
  • Internal reporting on department performance

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Law, preferably post graduate with company law and/or governance related
  • Admitted attorney
  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification relevant experience
  • Management level experience – project management and staff or department oversight
  • Sound knowledge of the Companies Act (2008)
  • Knowledge of the King Reports on Corporate Governance preferable
  • Experience in research and drafting of guidance notes, reports, papers and articles
  • Corporate/commercial law consulting and advisory
  • Member queries or professional body experience will be advantageous
  • Providing commentary on proposed legislation and regulation changes
  • Project Management
  • Contracts Management
  • Business writing and reporting (budgets, forecasts, monthly department reporting to Manco and Exco)

Skills and Attributes

  • High energy level
  • Professional image
  • Attention to detail is paramount
  • Ability to interact at board and executive level
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects – i.e. good project management skills with little to no supervision
  • Ability to multi-task on various projects – i.e. good time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to articulate concepts accurately both in writing and verbally in English
  • Enquiring mind to innovate
  • Solution orientated demeanour i.e. ability to logically apply one’s mind to the issue and find a practical solution or outcome
  • Agile, available and responsive
  • Excellent customer service and work ethic
  • Good Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Presentation skills


  • Salary 600 - 800 CTC based on experience and meeting job requirements
  • AA candidates only
If you are keen to apply for this role please email your CV and application letter to, for more information contact Vikeshni Vandayar  @ 011 035 3000