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Tuinaceva Resigns As LTA CEO

The Land Transport Authority chief executive officer, Naisa Tuinaceva yesterday announced he will take an early retirement. He said using the three months of his vacation leave he was entitled
24 Sep 2016 12:52
Tuinaceva Resigns As LTA CEO
Naisa Tuinaceva

The Land Transport Authority chief executive officer, Naisa Tuinaceva yesterday announced he will take an early retirement.

He said using the three months of his vacation leave he was entitled to, he would resign from LTA after his contract expires on December 31.

“Having been the CEO, I have witnessed exceptional growth in LTA,” Mr Tuinaceva said.

“I am grateful to our dedicated staff that have made all of this possible and I would like to thank the Board for their continued support.”

The LTA Board chairman, lawyer Vijay Maharaj said the current CEO, Mr Tuinaceva has gone on leave for a period of three months.

“Mr Tuinaceva’s post will be advertised locally and internationally from today, while he is on leave till his contract term expires,” Mr Maharaj said.

“He had a pending of three months leave owing so we have asked him to take his leave till December 31.”

Mr Maharaj said the CEO post is advertised to look out for a new personality to fit the position.

“LTA will be reviewing Mr Tuinaceva’s upcoming future while we look out for new personalities to fit his position,” he said.

“We will also give Mr Tuinaceva a chance to apply for the position and go through the proper procedure of employment as a new entry,” Mr Maharaj said.

He confirmed currently the former General Manager Apinko Vaurasi is the acting CEO for LTA while Mr Tuinaceva is on leave.

Mr Tuinaceva has been the CEO of LTA since 2010 and the board has accepted his decision with gratitude and advertised for his replacement from today.

Edited by Caroline Ratucadra

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Managing the Authority’s financial, strategic and operational performance to ensure that business and operational risks are minimised

Engaging with the Board to drive strategic direction, vision and growth

Positioning the Authority financially and strategically to respond to market and industry requirements

Ensuring a high level of prudential rigour, risk management and compliance with regulatory requirements

Promoting public and community awareness programmes to include safety and environmental issues

Ensuring strong governance standards are maintained and driving continuous improvement initiatives

Leading and developing a team of management staff

Ensuring a high level of prudential rigour,

 

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Strong leadership skills with the ability to drive change and achieve excellent business performance

Excellent communication and internal and external stakeholder management skills

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C/- KPMG, PO Box 32, Suva, Fiji or email recruitment@kpmg.com.fj by no later than 4pm, Monday October 17, 2016.



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