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The Department of Health is registered with the Department of Labour as a
designated Employer and the filling of the following posts will be in line with
the Employment Equity Act (including people with disabilities).
APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health,
Private Bag X399, Pretoria.
Application should be emailed to: quoting
the reference number indicated per advertised post.
NOTE : All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be
subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant
technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be
communicated by the Department. Following the interview and
technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates
to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in
compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of
competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will
be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated
DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applications should be
submitted on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service
Department and should be accompanied by a CV (previous
experience must be comprehensively detailed).Copies of
qualification certificates (need not be certified) should be attached
(including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the
qualification requirement indicated in the advert) including ID and
driver’s licence. All these documents should be scanned and
emailed as a single PDF document. Only emailed applications will
be considered. Applications received after the closing date and
those that do not comply with the requirements will not be
considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated
by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The
Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful
candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other
vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that
correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If
notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months
after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as
unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants
use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.
SALARY: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R1,521.591 per annum
(basic salary consists of 70% of total package). The flexible portion
of the package can be structured according to Senior Management
Service Guidelines.
CENTRE : Branch: Hospitals Tertiary Services and Human Resources
Development. Pretoria.
A post-graduate degree in Health, Social Sciences or Public
Health or equivalent NQF 8 qualifications. SMS pre-entry Certificate
is required for appointment finalisation. At least 10 years relevant
working experience on Senior Management level Knowledge of and
experience in Hospital Management, Tertiary Health Service and
Human Resource Development, policy development,
implementation, evaluation, and monitoring. in-depth knowledge and
understanding of health challenges in South Africa as well as SADC
regions. Good communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and
computer skills. A creative and an innovative thinker. Willingness to
travel frequently and work long irregular hours. Ability to function
under pressure. A valid driver’s license.
DUTIES : Facilitate appropriate governance of hospitals within a National
Health Insurance system. Facilitate the planning and development
policies to ensure the effective Training of Health workers in line with
the Human Resources for Health strategy. Development of
transversal policies for human resources in the health sector.
Development of policies that guide the governance and
management of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the country.
Render effective and efficient Forensic Chemistry Laboratory
services to support the Criminal Justice System and reduce the
burden of diseases and unnatural causes of death. Responsible for
policies that guide the management of and service standards of
Forensic Pathology Services. Responsible for providing leadership
in development and implementation of policies in nursing education
and practice. Responsible for planning, setting norms and
standards, monitoring and coordination of the delivery of health
infrastructure to enable provinces to plan, manage, modernise,
rationalise and transform infrastructure, health technology, hospital
management and improve quality of care. Responsible for the
management of the provincial health facility revitalisation grant and
the infrastructure component of the national health grant.
pretoria, GT, ZA