Assistant Director: Certification and Enforcement(6-month fixed-term contract) (Ref #: OHSC 14/2014)

Salary: R 552 081 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 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 serve as added advantages. Good communication skills (written and verbal). Planning and organizational 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 compliance by 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 operating plan. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on matters relating to the Division. Comply with and utilise the OHSC governance framework and management systems.

Closing Date: 10 June 2024 (Only Emailed, Posted and Delivered applications allowed)

Enquiries: Mr M Mavotsho at telephone numbers: (012) 942 7808

PLEASE NOTE: 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 Mr M Mavotsho, Office of Health Standards Compliance. Hand delivered or couriered 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 x21, Arcadia, 0007 or emailed to: (kindly indicate the name of the position and the reference number in the subject line of your email). All applications must be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV in which experience is comprehensively detailed, copies of certified qualification certificates (including matric), ID as well as drivers’ licence and professional registration (where applicable). 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. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. Short-listed candidates should bring hard copies of all application documents if these were emailed on initial application. 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. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.