Criteria for Volunteers to be Nominated - Board of Directors

Criteria to be considered for Volunteers to be nominated as DIRECTORS for 2021

  1. All candidates have to have professional status (and PMP desirable) and eligible to be registered as a director in South Africa.
  2. Although membership is not required at nomination stage, membership will have to be acquired for both PMI and PMI Chapter to be instituted as Director of PMI SA Chapter
  3. Must abide by PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  4. Preferably 5+ year experience in project, program, or portfolio management
  5. It is desirable that candidates have knowledge of PMI activities and functioning, and/or executive leadership, and/or strategic planning, and/or board/governance, and/or senior management experience and be financially literate.
  6. It is desirable that candidates have participated in the Chapter’s Director Development Program and even better, already have a Professional Director registration.
  7. In addition to candidates possessing all or most of the above characteristics, the total composition of the Board should strive to be reflective of the diversity existing in the South African marketplace in respect to gender, culture, geographical location and stakeholder groups.
  8. Therefore for the July 2020 ballot we require nominations that will reflect this diversity as far as possible. The mutually exclusive competencies we will be developing in Directors include: Finance and audit; Director’s trainingStrategy and Risk managementPerformance and GovernanceEthicsNPO Legal issuesConflict Management; Social compliance; Intimate knowledge of PMI and the Chapter.
  9. Volunteer leaders will be supported to claim PDU’s for effort invested. Effort required should be preparation and attendance of four to five Board meetings annually, with committee meetings between. This activity should not prevent volunteers to participate in other volunteer and leadership activities.


Board of Directors

In order to maintain a balanced board, there is a requirement for 2 directors. 

Executive Committee (These are vacant functions that are required to run the national chapter)

1.       Vice President Marketing

2.       Vice President Communication and Technology


Senior Chapter Leadership (these cover vacant domain areas and branches)

3.       Vice President Academic Outreach

4.       Branch Lead – Cape Town