The CEO is the Accounting Officer of the institution. Her role encompasses development of institutional and operational strategies in line with the CGE Act and other relevant legislative frameworks.
Within her fiduciary function she is tasked with the responsibility of actualising principles of good governance, adherence to PFMA and other regulations.
The finance department takes responsibility for organising the financial and accounting affairs of the Commission, including a direct support to the Accounting Officer to discharge the general and specific responsibilities as respectively contained under section 38 and elsewhere within the Public Finance management Act, 29 of 1999 (as amended).
The role relates to the effective financial management of the Commission, including the exercise of sound internal controls, planning, budgetary control practices and timely reporting on financial performance and financial position of the Commission.
The research department undertakes research work and investigations into gender equality related social policy issues and problems.
The department produces analysed research reports findings and policy recommendations.
The Public Education and Information Department ensures fostering public understanding of matters pertaining to the promotion of gender equality, the mandate and the functions of the Commission.
Public education and Information programmes include workshops, dialogues, campaigns, information sessions, seminars, exhibitions and radio talk- shows and in achieving these obligations the Department employs a project-driven approach so as to measure impact of the Commission’s interventions.
Information Technology is responsible for implementing and maintaining the commission`s IT infrastructure and governance framework through policy developments.
IT monitors the commission’s operational requirements and aligns Information technology plan with the commission`s business strategy, researches technology strategies and solutions, in order to build the most cost-effective and efficient systems to achieve the commission`s mandate.
The Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the commission’s operations. The internal Audit help the commission accomplish their objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to identify opportunities for improvement.
As Internal audit department we are a catalyst for improving the commission’s governance, risk management and management controls by providing insight and recommendations based on analyses and assessments of data and business processes.