Director: Governance, Strategy and Board Secretariat (Ref #: OHSC 01/2017)

Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R898 743 - R1 058 691 per annum (basic salary consisting of 70% of the total package with the equivalent of the State’s contribution to the GEPF (13% of basic salary). The flexible portion of the package can be structured according to OHSC guidelines


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law, Governance, Business Management or a related field
  • An additional qualification related to Company Secretariat, Public Administration or Strategy, Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation will be an advantage
  • Registration with the Chartered Secretaries of Southern Africa (CSSA) is preferred
  • At least 8 years experience in governance, strategy and secretariat services of which 5 years must have been at a middle management level
  • Experience must include provision of Board support
  • Experience with providing Board support within a regulatory environment or entity in the health sector will be an added advantage
  • Experience in providing Board support within a regulatory environment or entity in the health sector will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of business administration, compliance management, corporate governance and the King IV Report, drafting of agreements, policy management, public entity administration, risk and audit framework management and strategic planning
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • A valid driver’s licence.


  • Manage and provide secretariat services and administrative support to the OHSC Board and


  • Develop and ensure the application of a framework for legal and regulatory compliance

    across the OHSC

  • Ensure that the legal and reputational risk of the OHSC is mitigated and controlled

  • Manage the development and implementation of the Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan of the


  • Ensure that the OHSC’s strategy and business objectives and activities are aligned, recorded,

    up to date and maintained

  • Manage human resources, financial and procurement plans and processes

    within the unit

  • Manage and develop monitoring and evaluation framework

  • Coordinate the internal and

    external audit activities

  • Manage and facilitate annual report process.

Closing Date: 24 March 2017

Enquiries: Ms L Mashiane or Ms A Louw, at tel: (012) 339 8699/8687

PLEASE NOTE: A practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for the above post as well as a competency assessment where relevant. 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 MRC building, No 1 Soutpansberg Road, Princehoff, 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), service certificates, proof of registration with a body/council, ID and driver’s licence 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 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. The OHSC will not be liable where candidates use incorrect /no reference numbers on their applications. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.