Assistant Director: Data Analysis and Reporting (12-month contract) (This is a readvertisement. Candidates who previously applied should reapply if they are still interested (Ref #: OHSC 14/2022)

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


A BSc degree in Statistics/Computer Science. A post-graduate qualification in data science/biostatistics would be an advantage. A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience of which 2 years should have been intensive practical experience in Data Analytics or Data Science. Experience in business analytics would be an added advantage. Good communication (written and verbal) and computer literacy skills. Report writing, analytical assessment and evaluation skills. Willingness to work outside normal hours. A valid driver’s license.


Assist with the identification of data analysis needs. Assist with the development of syntaxes used for arrangement and manipulation of large datasets. Assist with the management and mapping of datasets from the OHSC information systems and data warehouse. Assist to produce statistical information and reports to guide the OHSC’s recommendation to the health system. Assist to create dashboards to visualize summaries of OHSC datasets

Closing Date: 11 JULY 2022 AT 16:00 ((NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED))

Enquiries: Ms L Mashiane or Ms A Louw, at tel: (012) 339 8699/8687

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 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 x21, Arcadia, 0007. 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 as well as certified copies of qualification certificates (including matric), ID and drivers’ licence (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. 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 post. 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