ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: CERTIFICATION AND ENFORCEMENT (12 month contract) (Ref #: (Ref no: OHSC 16/2018))

Salary: Salary: R356 289 per annum (plus 37 % in lieu of benefits)


  • A recognized bachelor’s degree in the legal field
  •  Post-graduate qualification in Compliance, Risk management or Regulatory certification will be an added advantage
  •  A minimum of three (3) years’ experience 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
  •  Interpretation skills
  •  Analytical thinking and problem-solving
  •  Report writing skill
  •  Computer Literacy
  •  Willingness to travel
  •  A valid driver’s license.



  • Support the management 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 business units towards the enforcement of compliance by Health Establishments through progressive enforcement
  •  Support the defense of OHSC enforcement decisions and action
  •  Implement and report on the Unit’s targets, outputs, and achievements
  • Coordinate ad hoc hearings relating to certification and enforcement decisions
  • Contribute to Policy development within the Unit
  • Comply with and utilise the OHSC’s governance framework and management systems
  • Provide support on the compilation of Annual Performance Plan, reports and annual budget
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on matters relating to the functions of the Unit.

Closing Date: 14 JANUARY 2019

Enquiries: Ms L Mashiane or Mr M Mavotsho at telephone numbers: (012) 339 8699/8692

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 relevant. 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 MRC building, No 1 Soutpansberg Road, Princehoff, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001. Posted applications may be submitted to: Private Bag X21, 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), service certificates, proof of registration with a body/council, ID and driver’s licence 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 numbers on their applications. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.