Staff Members

The management and staff of this organisation shall consist of suitably qualified personnel recruited from SADC Member States in line with the SASO Charter. The Executive Director together with staff form the SASO Secretariat, which shall be responsible for the day to day management and technical coordination of the Organisation.

The SASO Secretariat Management Team (Executive Director, Manager Technical Support and Training, and Technical Coordinators) has the overall responsibility for the management of the Regional Safety Programme (RSP). The Manager, Technical Support and Training plays a central role in the coordination of regional safety initiatives and information dissemination to all relevant stakeholders. Regional Safety Teams are established in terms of the RSP and they are given specific tasks to be accomplished within certain timescales.

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The initial staff complement of the SASO Secretariat shall be as follows: 

  1. Executive Director
  2. Manager of Technical Support and Training
  3. Manager, Corporate Services
  4. Legal Advisor
  5. Technical Coordinator – OPS/PEL
  6. Technical Coordinator – AIR/PEL
  7. Information Technology Specialist
  8. Secretary/Administrative Assistant