Office of the CEO

Mr. M Dlamini
Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive Officer
is the singular organizational position that is primarily responsible carry out strategic plans and policies as established by the Board. In this case the Chief Executive Officer reports direct to the board.

General Responsibilities of a Chief Executive


  • He advices the board
  • Advocates / promotes organization and stakeholder change related to the Mission and Vision
  • Supports motivation of employees in organization’s programmes, operations and services


  • Ensures staff and Board have sufficient and up-to-date information
  • Looks to the future for change opportunities
  • Interfaces between board and employees
  • Interfaces between the organization and community

Decision maker

  • Formulates policies and planning recommendations to the board
  • Decides or guides courses of action in operations by staff


  • Oversees operations of Magalies Water
  • Implements plans
  • Manages Human Resources of Magalies Water
  • Manages financial and physical resources/assets

Board Developer

  • Assists in the selection and evaluation of board members
  • Makes recommendations, supports the board during orientation and self evaluation


In addition the CEO amongst others:

Provide leadership in the development of the organization's statement of vision, mission, and goals, and the corresponding strategies, plans, and budgets to achieve them;

Ensure the development of priority plans, performance measurements, management controls, and critical success factors;

Review approved plans and budgets as part of the annual planning and budgeting cycle and present recommendations to the board and/or the appropriate committee;

Develop and provide appropriate policy recommendations for consideration by the board;

Ensure that an annual plan and budget are prepared for and presented to the board of directors;

Propose agendas for the board of directors reflecting issues, opportunities, and priorities;

Present a written report to all board meetings;

Develop and maintain an effective staff organization which provides appropriate policy and program recommendations for consideration by the board and its committees, and which delivers services, programs and information beneficial to the members;

Hire, reward, discipline, terminate, and set the remuneration of, all organization's employees except for him/herself, in accordance with policy and/or approved budgets;

Identify, document, and articulate the needs of members to geographic sub-units, committees, and other forums which exist to serve member needs;

Promote collaboration with and among the organization's geographic sub-units to address the needs of members and the mission and goals of the association;

Maintain the necessary contacts to keep abreast of emerging issues of significance to the organization's management profession;

Act as the spokesperson for the association;

Perform such other duties as are prescribed in writing from time to time by the board of directors