Assistant Director: Certification and Enforcement (Ref #: OHSC 1/2020)

Salary: R376 596 per annum (plus applicable benefits)


• A recognised bachelor’s degree in the legal field

• Post-graduate qualification in Compliance, Risk management, Regulatory certification will be an added advantage

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

• Experience in the public sector, health or social services field will be an added advantage

• Good communication skills (written and verbal)

• Planning and organizational skills

• Presentation skills

• Computer and report writing skills

• Willingness to travel when necessary

• A valid driver’s license.


• Support the implementation of the 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

• Support the defence of OHSC enforcement decisions and actions. Implement and report on the Divisional targets, work outputs and achievements

• Co-ordinate ad-hoc hearings relating to certification and enforcement decisions

• Contribute to policy development within the Division

• Contribute to own and staff performance

• Provide support on the compilation of the OHSC Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan, reports annual budget, and divisional Operational 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 systems.

Closing Date: 17 February 2020 at 16:00

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

A practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for the above posts. Applications should be submitted for attention of Ms L Mashiane, Office of Health Standards Compliance, 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 proof of relevant registration 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.