Health Circular 36 of 2021


The Department of Health is registered with the Department of Labour as a designated Employer and the filling of the following posts will be in line with the Employment Equity Act (including people with disabilities).


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

Pretoria. Applications should be emailed to: [email protected] quoting the reference number indicated per advertised post.

FOR ATTENTION                   :            Ms T Morake

CLOSING DATE                     :            01 November 2021, Closing 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).Copies of qualification certificates (need not be certified) should be attached (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert) 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. Media: Sunday times, PSVC, DOH website




POST 36/92                            :            CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER REF NO: NDOH 09/2021

Please note this is a re-advertisement and those who previously applied need to re-apply.


SALARY                                  :            R1 521 591 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                  :            A postgraduate qualification (NQF 8) as recognised by SAQA in Finance.

Management or Leadership qualification will be an advantage. Membership of the Institute of Public Finance (IPFA) will serve as an added advantage. SMS pre-entry Certificate is required for appointment finalisation. At least 8 years’ experience at a Senior Management level in Finance. Experience should comprise, Transactional and Developmental Finance, Asset and Liability management as well as Audit, Risk and Governance Management. A good track record of managing strategic programmes or projects. Application experience or knowledge of government policies and legislation relevant to the post i.e. Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999, Division of Revenue Act,4 of 2020, Public Audit Act, 25 of 2004, Public Service Act, 103 of 1994 as amended and related regulations etc. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) appropriate to operational and executive levels, Strategic leadership, stakeholder engagement and coordination skills, change management and analytical skills. Advanced computer office package skills. Flexibility and ability to work under pressure. Valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                    :            Strategic  Manage  of  financial  services  in  the  Department  i.e.  Revenue,

Expenditure, Assets, Liability, Supply Chain and Internal Control. Oversee the


development of financial models that facilitate the selection of optimised funding options and effective investment of funds for the Health Sector. Manage and coordinate the budget planning processes and maintain performance budge monitoring system. Facilitate the implementation of national norms and standards where applicable. Advice on the strategic financial planning of the Health Sector, through the analysis of the current financial status, estimates of future revenues and expenditure. Advise on the establishment and /or restructuring of the public entities by mergers, acquisitions, or capital restructuring. Grant management. Monitoring and coordination of Provincial Health Budgets. Assess spending by spheres of government and health public entities and advice. Oversee the Supply Chain Management System including assets and contract management, maintenance of supplier database as well as procumbent delegations. Maintain a system of internal control and ensure that policies and processes are developed and managed. Facilitate risk management processes. Implement fraud prevention system and maintain audit processes and systems. Management of Human Resources. Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and good governance.

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




Branch: Hospitals Tertiary Services and Human Resources Development


SALARY                                  : R1 521 591 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                  : A post-graduate degree in Health, Social Sciences or Public Health or

equivalent NQF 8 qualification. SMS pre-entry Certificate is required for appointment finalisation. At least 10 years relevant working experience on Senior Management level Knowledge of and experience in Hospital Management, Tertiary Health Service and Human Resource Development, policy development, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring. In-depth knowledge and understanding of health challenges in South Africa as well as SADC regions. Good communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and computer skills. A creative and an innovative thinker. Willingness to travel frequently and work long irregular hours. Ability to function under pressure. A valid driver’s license.

DUTIES                                    : Facilitate appropriate governance of hospitals within a National Health

Insurance system. Facilitate the planning and development policies to ensure the effective Training of Health workers in line with the Human Resources for Health strategy. Development of transversal policies for human resources in the health sector. Development of policies that guide the governance and management of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the country. Render effective and efficient Forensic Chemistry Laboratory services to support the Criminal Justice System and reduce the burden of diseases and unnatural causes of death. Responsible for policies that guide the management of and service standards of Forensic Pathology Services. Responsible for providing leadership in development and implementation of policies in nursing education and practice. Responsible for planning, setting norms and standards, monitoring and coordination of the delivery of health infrastructure to enable provinces to plan, manage, modernise, rationalise and transform infrastructure, health technology, hospital management and improve quality of care. Responsible for the management of the provincial health facility revitalisation grant and the infrastructure component of the national health grant.

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

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