Deputy Director: Legal Services (12-month contract post) (Ref #: OHSC 11/2021)

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 four-year bachelor’s degree in the legal field.

At least 5 years’ experience in a legal environment which must include legislative and contract drafting.

Must be an admitted Attorney or Advocate.

Experience in board support in the public/health or social services/regulatory environment would be an added advantage.

Analytical and innovative thinking skills.

Good judgement, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Planning, organising and networking skills.

Computer skills in MS office.

A valid driver’s licence.


Draft, edit and amend contracts, service level agreements and memoranda of
understanding in line with the OHSC policies and procedures.

Conduct legal analysis and research with regards to legal matters pertaining to the OHSC.

Provide assistance in managing litigation by and against the OHSC.

Assist the Board Secretary with legal advice and board secretarial duties including the drafting of minutes.

Closing Date: 25 October 2021

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

(NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS ALLOWED). PLEASE NOTE: 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 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 copies of qualification certificates (including matric), ID and drivers licence (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.