Health Circular 17 of 2021


APPLICATIONS                     :            The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X399,

Pretoria. Emailed to: [email protected] quoting the reference number NDOH 01/2021

FOR ATTENTION                   :            Ms T Morake

CLOSING DATE                     :            07 June 2021, Time: 12H00 Midday

NOTE                                       : All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical

exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applications should be submitted on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualification certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including ID and driver’s licence. Only emailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.


POST 17/21                            :            CHIEF       DIRECTOR:       HEALTH       FACILITIES        INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT REF NO: NDOH 01/2021

This is a re-advertisement of NDOH 7/2019 applicants who are still interested need to re-apply.


SALARY                                  :            R1 251 183 per annum, (An all-inclusive remuneration package) [basic salary

consists of 70% of total package]. The flexible portion of the package can be structured according to Senior Management Service Guidelines.

CENTRE                                  :            National Department of Health. Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  :            SMS pre-entry Certificate. An undergraduate qualification (NQF 7) as

recognised by SAQA in Build environment or Engineering and a postgraduate qualification (NQF 8) in Management/Leadership will be an advantage. At least 5 years’ experience at a Senior Management level in programme and project management. Knowledge of and experience in Health facilities infrastructure and resources management. Understanding and application of government and departmental policies and legislation relevant to the post i.e. Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014, Critical Infrastructure Protection Act 8 of 2019, Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999 and related regulations etc. Good communication skills (written and verbal), change management, stakeholder engagement, analytical skills, integration skills and advanced computer office package skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure. Valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                    :      Provide  infrastructure  strategies,  policies,  systems,  planning,  specific  plans,

functional and technical norms and standards for the rendering of health services. Development of Healthcare technology strategies, policies, systems, specific plans. Functional and technical norms, and standards for rendering health services. Delivery of the infrastructure and healthcare technology programmes and projects. Direct the undertaking of infrastructure analyses Provincial performance and grant management. Direct the implementation of the annual Division of Revenue Act (DoRA) and supportive Instructions or


Circulars. Direct interaction with National Treasury in terms of the infrastructure mandate of the health sector and the implementation of DoRA.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Dr T Pillay on email: [email protected]

MEDIA                                      :            Sunday Times and PSVC


POST 17/22                            : CHIEF DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICES REF NO: NDOH 02/2021

Chief Directorate: Legal Services and Parliamentary Affairs

SALARY                                  : R1 251 183 per annum, (An all-inclusive remuneration package) [basic salary

consists of 70% of total package]. The flexible portion of the package can be structured according to Senior Management Service Guidelines.

CENTRE                                  : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : SMS pre-entry Certificate. A four- year Legal Qualification. An Admission as

an Advocate or Attorney would be an advantage. At least five (5) years’ experience at senior management level (strategic management level) within a legal environment. Experience in providing legal advice, drafting of legal opinions and negotiating, scrutinizing, drafting and editing legal documents and/or contracts. Advance knowledge of South African Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Interpretation of Statues, Planning and Development Law, Civil Litigation and Mediation, Public Service Act and Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, National Treasury Regulations, Promotion of Access to Information Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Intergovernmental relations framework as well as procurement prescripts. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Interpersonal and computer skills (MS Office package). A creative and an innovative thinker. Willingness to travel frequently and work long and irregular hours. Ability to function under pressure. Valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                    : Draft and supervise the drafting of all legislations administered by the

department. Provision of legal support (including the management and coordination of litigation as well as ensuring compliance with the requirements of chapter 9 institution) to the department and ministry. Continued review of the legislation administered by the department. Effective and efficient management of financial, physical, and human resources. Management of risk and audit queries.

ENQUIRIES                            : Ms VM Rennie on email:[email protected]

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