Assistant Director: Health Standards Development and Training (Ref #: OHSC 3/2022)

Salary: R 477 090 per annum (plus applicable benefits)


A Bachelor’s degree or three-year National Diploma in a health sciences field.

Current registration with the relevant body/council.

A post graduate qualification in public health, policy, law, health services management, education, training and development or a related field would be an advantage.

A minimum of 5 years experience in health care or health care education, training and development.

Experience working in standards development, managed healthcare, risk management, quality management, tertiary education or research will 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 when required.

A valid driver’s license.


Drafting and implementation of the management framework for the design and development of health standards, guidance and training.

Development of guidance materials for the implementation of norms and standards including training tool-kits.

Drafting, and consultation on health standards and relevant inspection tools.

Provision of guidance and information on the implementation of health standards and the interpretation of inspection tools.

Receiving and collation of queries relating to the health standards, including identification of frequently asked questions, and development of related documents.

Provide support and capacity development in accreditation of OHSC Compliance Inspectors, Complaints Assessors and Investigators.

Provide administrative support to the unit and production of programme performance reports.

Closing Date: 28 March 2022 ((NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED))

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

PLEASE NOTE: a practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for all the above posts 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 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 comprehensive CV with details pertaining to previous experience. Certified copies of qualification certificates (including matric), ID, driver’s licence and proof of registration, where required must accompany your CV. 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 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. Candidates called to an interview will be informed at the time of setting up the interview, if a practical test will form part of the selection process. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.