Deputy Director: Data Analytics (12-month contract post) (Ref #: OHSC 17/2021)

Salary: An all-inclusive salary package of R869 007 per annum (basic salary consists of 70% or 76% of the total package, States contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion). The flexible portion can be structured according to OHSC guidelines.


A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Actuarial Sciences, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or Health Sciences field.

At least five (5) years experience in health care research, three (3) of which must have been at a junior management or equivalent level.

A post-graduate qualification in the above-mentioned field would be an advantage.

Analytical and interpretive skills.

Good judgment, problem solving and conflict handling skills.

Advanced computer skills and experience in using STATA, SAS or SPSS Statistical software.


Contribute to the development and maintenance of the OHSC strategic information management unit.

Support and contribute to data collection, analysis and management of activities of the OHSC.

Support and contribute to the development and implementation of monitoring and reporting plans.

Assist with ministerial and parliamentary communications, correspondence and submissions.

Closing Date: 15 November 2021

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

((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 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, 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 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.