PA to the Executive Manager: Health Standards Development, Analysis and Support (Ref #: OHSC8/2017)

Salary: R 334 545 per annum (plus applicable benefits)


  • A Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Business Administration, Secretarial Support, Office Administration/Management or related field
  • Additional qualifications in secretarial support or office administration will be an added advantage
  • At least 6 years’ experience in rendering secretarial/personal assistant duties of which 4 years mus have been as a Personal Assistant to a Senior Manager
  • Experience in the health or social services sector or a regulatory environment will be an advantage
  • Ability to act with tact and discretion
  • Ability to research and analyse documents and situations
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office packages
  • A valid driver’s licence


  • Manage the Executive Managers appointment schedule and meeting arrangements
  • Administer and facilitate the Executive Managers communications and relationships
  • Manage the preparation, production and administration of the Executive Manager’s business documents
  • Coordinate Divisional meetings and provision of administrative support
  • Manage travel arrangements and itinerary for the unit
  • Manage the office as well as the image and resources of the office
  • Administer the Executive Manager and Divisional Director’s expenditure records and reports
  • Support stakeholder and staff relations and communications
  • Support the Executive Manager and Divisional Director’s in the management and reporting of staff performance and work productivity

Closing Date: 16 October 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.