Assistant Director: Certification and Enforcement 12-month contract (2 posts) (Ref #: OHSC 20/2022)

Salary: R 477 090 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits


A recognised bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in the legal field.

A minimum of three (3) years’ post graduate experience, two (2) of which must be in a legal, compliance or regulatory environment.

A Post-graduate qualification in Compliance, Risk management, Regulatory certification as well as experience in the public sector, health or social services field will all serve as added advantages.

Good communication skills (written and verbal).

Planning and organizational skills.

Presentation skills.

Computer and report writing skills.

Willingness to travel.

A valid driver’s license.


Support the implementation of OHSC Certification and Enforcement framework.

Support the process of collaboration among business units towards the certification of health establishments.

Administer the process of collaboration among OHSC Divisions towards the enforcement of health establishments’ compliance with the prescribed norms and standards.

Review inspection reports for certification or enforcement purposes.

Manage litigation emanating from Certification and Enforcement decisions.

Implement and report on the Divisional targets, work outputs and achievements.

Co-ordinate ad-hoc hearing relating to certification and enforcement decisions.

Contribute to policy development within the division.

Contribute to own and staff performance.

Provide support on compilation of the OHSC Strategy plan, annual performance plan, reports annual budget, and division operation plan.

Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on matters relating to the functions of the Division.

Comply with and utilise the OHSC governance framework and management system.

Closing Date: 31 October 2022 ((NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED))

Enquiries: Ms L Mashiane or Mr M Mavotsho at telephone numbers: (012) 942 7839/7808

((NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED)) PLEASE NOTE: A practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for the above post as well as a competency assessment where applicable. Applications should be submitted for attention of Ms L Mashiane, Office of Health Standards Compliance. Applications must either be hand delivered or posted/couriered. Hand delivered applications may be submitted to reception at the OHSC building, No 79 Steve Biko Road, Prinshof, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001. Posted applications may be submitted to Private Bag X 21, Arcadia, 0007. Applications should be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV in which previous experience is comprehensively detailed. Originally certified copies of qualification certificates (including matric), ID and drivers’ licence (where applicable) must be attached. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by SAQA and to submit proof of such with their applications. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. The OHSC reserves the right not to fill the above posts. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only; if notification of an interview is not received within 3 months after the closing date, applicants may regard their application as unsuccessful. The OHSC will not be liable where candidates use incorrect /no reference number on their applications. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.