Deputy Director: Early Warning System and Facility Returns (Ref #: OHSC 16/2022)

Salary: An all-inclusive salary package of R 882 042 per annum (basic salary consists of 70% or 76% of the total package, OHSC’s 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 degree in Health Sciences.

A post-graduate qualification in Public Health, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or Clinical Risk Management would serve as an advantage.

At least five (5) years’ experience in health care delivery or Management, of which at least three (3) years must have been at junior management or supervisory level.

Experience in monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance and supervision or clinical risk management would serve as an advantage.

Good analytical and conceptual skills.

Good computer skills.

Good conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

Report-writing skills.

A valid driver’s license.


Design, implement and monitor the knowledge management and data analysis systems and framework for annual returns and early warning system.

Implement and review tools and databases to enable ongoing reporting on annual returns and early warning system indicators of risks to healthcare quality and healthcare user safety from health establishments and healthcare users.

Implement and refine systems for annual returns, health establishments national register and reporting on early warning system indicators by health establishments and users.

Monitor and ensure completeness, accuracy and timelines of all health system data submitted including through direct verification and/or follow-up with health establishments or users where indicated.

Collaborate in the analysis of data to design, produce and implement quality risk profiles for health establishments.

Monitor and update all health establishments’ risk profiles on a regular basis.

Produce recommendations for implementation regarding the nature and timing of OHSC actions in response to early warning system reports and health establishments’ risk profiling outcomes.

Closing Date: 5 September 2022 at 16:00 ((NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED))

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

((NO APPLICATIONS ALLOWED)) A practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for the above post. 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 CV in which previous experience is comprehensively detailed. Originally certified copies of qualification certificates (including matric), ID and drivers’ licence (where applicable) must be attached. 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. The OHSC will not be liable where candidates use incorrect /no reference number on their applications. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.