Deputy Director: Data Analytics (6-month fixed-term contract) (Ref #: OHSC 12/2024)

Salary: An all-inclusive salary package of R 1 003 890 per annum.


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 judgement, problem solving and conflict handling skills. Advanced computer skills and experience in using STATA, SAS or SPSS


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: 10 June 2024 (Only Emailed, Posted and Delivered applications allowed)

Enquiries: Mr M Mavotsho at telephone numbers: (012) 942 7808

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 Mr M Mavotsho, Office of Health Standards Compliance. Hand delivered or couriered 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 or emailed to: (kindly indicate the name of the position and the reference number in the subject line of your email). All 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, copies of certified qualification certificates (including matric), ID as well as drivers’ licence and professional registration (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. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. Short-listed candidates should bring hard copies of all application documents if these were emailed on initial application. 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 personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.