Director: Health Standards System, Data Analysis and Research (Ref #: OHSC 02/2017)

Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R898 743 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 Bachelors degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or Statistics
  • A degree in Biostatics will serve as an added advantage
  • A relevant Masters degree or PhD will also serve as an added advantage
  • A minimum of 8 years experience in data analysis and statistics of which 3 years must have been at a middle management level
  • Experience in managing research, monitoring and evaluation or epidemiology and/or in healthcare risk measurement and profiling would serve as an added advantage
  • A valid driver’s licence.


  • Develop and implement a health information framework for data collection analysis and report on health standards
  • Manage the health establishments register, database and co-ordination of health standards research
  • Manage early warning system, collection, collation, analysis and interpretation of information of health establishment performance and risks
  • Manage the collection, collation, analysis and interpretation of reports on health establishments compliance and complaints
  • Analyse health system information and key challenges
  • Manage health system information, knowledge and business intelligence sharing regarding compliance with the standards and issuing of recommendations
  • General management of staff and resources
  • Manage risk and audit queries in the area of work

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.