Assistant Director: Network Administrator (Ref #: (OHSC 21/2023))

Salary: Salary: R 527 298 (plus applicable benefits)


Grade 12 / Matric and a Three-Year Bachelor’s degree / National Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology.

At least 3 years’ experience in Local Area Network (LAN), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), Wide Area Network (WAN) and Firewall administration (Palo Alto).

Certification in Network certification in Cisco, Cybersecurity and Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), would be an advantage.

Sound knowledge and administration of Cisco wired and wireless networks.

Sound knowledge of multi-factor authentication (MFA) implementation and management.

Experience must also include network management and monitoring tools, WAN, PABX, VOIP and Firewall administration, and bandwidth management and telephony management.

Knowledge of troubleshooting for WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, unified communications, and network security.

Problem-solving and conflict handling skills.

A valid driver’s license.


Design, deploy, support and maintain LAN, WLAN, WAN, Network Access Control (NAC), Firewall, and telephony systems.

Implement and manage network security.

Administer and manage shared resources across the network.

Manage the domain controller.

Manage the Network and Radius Server.

Implement maintain and support Multifactor Authentication (MFA), Global Protect VPN and all OHSC applications.

Perform internal and external vulnerability assessments.

Assess, troubleshoot, and write technical reports on security incidents.

Integrate security measures into Microsoft 365 and Azure Active Directory configurations.

Assist in administration of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure AD.

Draft ICT policies, standard operating procedures and manuals for various applications.

Develop technical specifications requirements for LAN, WAN, Firewall and Telephony.

Train users on ICT security awareness.

Manage and maintain ICT infrastructure security.

Manage, maintain and test backups of systems and WAN redundancy.

Monitor and maintain network performance and report on uptimes of systems on monthly basis.

Provide technical support and assistance to users on all technologies and applications

Closing Date: 5 January 2024 (NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED)

Enquiries: Mr M Mavotsho at

(NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED) 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 M Mavotsho, Office of Health Standards Compliance. Hand delivered applications must be submitted to reception at the OHSC building, no 79 Steve Biko Road, Prinshof, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001. Posted applications must be sent 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 comprehensive and detailed CV as well as copies of qualification certificates, including matric, ID, drivers’ licence and registration certificate (where applicable). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by SAQA and submit proof of such with their applications. No faxed, e-mailed or online 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. Candidate(s) will be subjected to various vetting processes.