Director: Certification and Enforcement (Erratum with revised closing date) (Ref #: OHSC 8/2024)

Salary: An all-inclusive salary package of R 1, 162 200 per annum [basic salary consists of 70% of the total package, OHSC’s contribution to the GEPF (13% of basic salary)] and a flexible portion. The flexible portion can be structured according to OHSC guidelines.


A bachelor’s degree (minimum NQF level 7) in Nursing, Medicine or Health Sciences.  A patient care related field background would be an added advantage. A current practicing registration certificate with the relevant body/council. A minimum of 8 years’ experience in health service delivery (preferably in hospitals and clinics in the public and private sector as well as in regulatory or enforcement environment) which must include quality assurance. At least five (5) of the eight (8) years’ experience must have been at a deputy director level or senior management or equivalent level. Knowledge of the regulated Norms and Standards for health establishments. Excellent communication, conflict management, staff management, problem-solving and computer skills. Must have an eye for detail and analytical skills. Excellent skills in report writing. Willingness to travel extensively and work long and irregular hours. A valid driver’s license. A postgraduate certificate in Public Health or Quality Management would be an advantage. An additional qualification in a legal field, or Regulatory Practice will be an added advantage.


Direct and guide the management of the following-: The OHSC Certification and Enforcement risk management framework; Collaboration with other OHSC  business units towards the certification of health establishments; engagement with stakeholders  towards the enforcement of compliance by heath establishments through progressive enforcement; The defence of OHSC compliance enforcement decisions and actions. Work with the compliance inspectorate unit to monitor and verify corrective measures post re-inspection of health establishments. Manage the processes of communicating OHSC enforcement actions to health establishments. Monitor the enforcement of non-compliance sanctions levelled against health Establishments. General management of staff and resources in accordance with policies   and any other relevant responsibilities in the management of the certification and enforcement business unit.

Closing Date: 04 April 2024 (Only Emailed , Hand delivered and Couriered Applications Allowed)

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

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 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.