The Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board (WCGRB), a cornerstone of regulatory excellence in South Africa’s gaming industry, is inviting applications for the role of Head of Department: Licensing. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the WCGRB is committed to maintaining diversity and equal representation at all levels of its operations.
Established to uphold the integrity and legality of gambling activities within the Western Cape, the WCGRB has been instrumental in crafting a responsible and ethical environment for both operators and patrons. Since its inception, the Board has been at the forefront of introducing innovative regulations that not only safeguard participants but also foster a healthy economic contribution through the industry.
The Board’s meticulous regulatory practices have earned it a stellar reputation in the international iGaming community, serving as a mode l for effective governance. It has played a pivotal role in advancing the legitimacy and transparency of the gambling sector, ensuring that the Western Cape remains a reputable and trusted region for gambling and racing activities.
The prospective Head of Department will continue this legacy of regulatory excellence. The position demands a seasoned professional with a rich background in commerce, law, and management. The ideal candidate will possess the necessary qualifications and experience to lead the Licensing Department, aligning its strategic functions with the Board’s overarching goals.
Essential Experience and Competencies
- In-depth knowledge of the gambling industry’s legislative framework.
- A history of senior management roles within regulatory environments.
- Exceptional analytical skills, particularly regarding financial and legal documentation.
- Streamlining the license application process.
- Spearheading strategic initiatives within the department.
- Ensuring the department’s operations adhere to evolving regulations and standards.
Offer and Application Details
The remuneration package is set at a competitive R1,162,200 per annum, inclusive of a 13th cheque. Candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a comprehensive CV and motivational letter to email@example.com before the deadline on 22 September 2023.