MPUMALANGA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVINCIAL OFFICE DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

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MPUMALANGA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


“SIYANAKEKELA


PROVINCIAL OFFICE


DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R1

136 910

p.a. [Level 15] all inclusive SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment. The
recommended candidates will be subjected to a compe
tency assessment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
01


Requirements:
A post
-
graduate degree / diploma in health related field or equivalent
qualification. At least five (5) years experience in Senior Management Services
preferably in health related field.
A M
asters degree will be an added advantage.
Knowledge, skills and competencies:
Understanding of the District Health System,
including District hospitals and Community Based Services. Knowledge of financial and
human resource management prescripts applicable

to the Public Service. Proven
experience in the provision and management of health services. Vast knowledge of the
Departmental Comprehensive Service Plan. Must be familiar with the drafting and
implementation of both Annual Performance and District Healt
h Plans. Verbal and
written communication skills.

Will be responsible for the control of the districts.
Possession of a valid Code B driver’s licence.


Duties:
Provide Strategic Support of Primary Health Care
. Manage the provision of
district health

servi
ces. Manage the provision of Primary Health Care (PHC) services

throughout the province
. Render financial management services

for districts
.
Manage
the implementation of the full package of
primary health care services (including District
Health Informatio
n System)
. Manage key partnerships within the district
s
, especially
with the communities, local government, universities and non
-
profit organizations
(NGO’s). Monitor the implementation of National Health Insurance Pilot Project.

NOTE:

Recommended candidates need to undergo a competency assessment
.


CHIEF DIRECTOR: DISTRICT HEALTH

Centre: Ehlanzeni North, Bushbuckridge

Salary: R934 866 p.a. [Level 14] all inclusive SMS package that must be structured
according to the SMS dispensation.

The successful candidate must sign a
performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment. The
recommended candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
02


Requirements:
A post
-
graduate degree / diploma in h
ealth related field or equivalent
qualification.

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At least five (5) years experience in Senior Management Services preferably in heal
th
related field. A M
asters degree will be an added advantage.
Knowledge, skills and
competencies:
Understanding of the Dis
trict Health System, including District hospitals
and Community Based Services. Knowledge of financial and human resource
management prescripts applicable to the Public Service. Proven experience in the
provision and management of health services. Vast kno
wledge of the Departmental
Comprehensive Service Plan. Must be familiar with the drafting and implementation of
both Annual Performance and District Health Plans. Verbal and written communication
skills. Possession of a valid Code B driver’s licence.


Duties:
Provide Strategic Support and Quality Assurance Services. Manage the
provision of hospital services at district level. Manage the provision of Primary Health
Care (PHC) services. Render financial management services. Render corporate support
servic
es.
Manage the implementation of the full package of district health services
(including district hospitals and sub
-
acute services), in line with the Departmental
Comprehensive Service Plan. Manage key partnerships within the district, especially
with the
communities, local government, universities and non
-
profit organizations
(NGO’s). Monitor the implementation of National Health Insurance Pilot Project.

NOTE:

Recommended

candidates need to undergo a competency assessment
.


CHIEF DIRECTOR: INTEGRATED HEALT
H PLANNING

(Re
-
advertisement)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R872 214 p.a. [Level 14]
all inclusive 70/30 split SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreemen
t within three (3) months of appointment. The
recommended candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment

Reference No.: MPDoH/May/13/
03


Requirements
: A Bachelor’s degree
in a Health related field.

A Master’s Degree in
Public Health and a
postgraduate Management qualification will be an added
advantage.

A recognized qualification in Project Management would be a strong
recommendation. At least five (5) years post
-
qualification relevant experience.
Knowledge, skills and competencies:
Knowled
ge of both national and provincial
health policy and legislation. Knowledge of the PFMA, DoRA and IDIP. Excellent
analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication ability. Computer literacy.
Possession of a valid Code B driver’s licence.


Duties
: Co
-
ordination and facilitation of departmental strategic and operational planning
processes and the formulation and analysis of relevant policies. Manage the
implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for performance including the
managem
ent of routine health information.
Ensures that information systems support
current and future needs of the department

Manage, co
-
ordinate and conduct
epidemiological surveillance and research. Facilitate and co
-
ordinate the
implementation of special and
flagship programmes. Ensure compliance with the Public
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Finance Management Act of 1999 and Treasury Regulations, National Health Act and
all relevant prescripts.


DIRECTOR: HOSPITAL SERVICES

Centre: Ehlanzeni North, Bushbuckridge

Salary: R771 306 p.a.
[Level 13] all inclusive SMS package that must be structured
according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must sign a
performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment. The
recommended candidates will be subjected to a competency
assessment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
04


Requirements: A Tertiary qualification, preferably in Health Sciences
and at
least three
(3) years’ relevant experience in the public health service. Sound knowledge of and
experience in health services delivery at hospital levels within the District Health System
in line with relevant legislation and policies at all levels of gove
rnment. A Master’s
Degree in Public Health and a postgraduate Management qualification will be an added
advantage. Competencies: Strategic capabilities and leadership, financial management,
project management, problem
-
solving and analysis skills. Change ma
nagement. Good
negotiating, decision making, interpersonal and time management skills. Computer
literacy. Conflict management, client orientation and customer focus. A proactive thinker
with excellent decision making skills. Ability to communicate and impl
ement strategic
objectives within an overall provincial framework. Driver’s license.


Duties: Ensure optimal provision of integrated and appropriate health services and
programmes for the entire province. Develop maintain and implement the strategies,
pol
icies and programmes in line with the local, provincial and national legislations,
strategies and plans. Provide strategic leadership and human resource management
and development.

Develop and maintain the budget of the Chief Directorate to meet the healt
h and service
needs of the district in accordance with all the prescripts. Represent the Chief
Directorate and the department at relevant fora.


N.B. Recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment.


DIRECTOR: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIO
N TECHNOLOGY

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R771 306 p.a. [Level 13]
all inclusive 70/30 split SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
05


Requirements
: A Bachelor’s
Degree in IT or communications field. Knowledge of
deployment of strategic information technology plan. Experience in communication and /
or ICT environment. Project Management diploma/ certificate. Managerial experience.
Computer Science with 5 years exp
erience in the key role in ICT or National Diploma in
ICT/IT with 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities
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specified.
Knowledge and Skills
: Advanced knowledge of Windows 2003/2008, Active
Directory, MS Exchange Server 2007/201
0 and Microsoft Office 2007/2010. Advanced
knowledge of Backup and Tape Solutions. LAN and WAN networking/troubleshooting.
Extensive knowledge of Cisco router/switch configuration. SAN administration.
Extensive knowledge of Virtualization Solutions. Extens
ive knowledge of Server
Clustering Technology (Microsoft Clustering). Extensive knowledge of Hyper
Technology. Leading edge IT security practices and standards. Extensive Knowledge in
the following: Backup and file duplication Technology, WAN Compression T
echnology.
Good business analysis abilities. Good project management; Good network and
telecommunications security; Sound problem solving abilities; proactive and resourceful
abilities.


Duties
: Strategic management of ICT and corporate communications within the
department. Develop and implement departmental IT Strategy and policies. Managing
the provision of
Information Technology systems th
at are effective in supporting the
Department’s object
ives to improve service delivery. Develop and implement a selective
IT sourcing strategy for the Department. Overseeing the
functioning

of the Departmental
Information Technology Committee. Manage the development and maintenance of the
Departmental website
. Strategically managing the provision of IT support to the
departmental officials. Manage knowledge and information management in the
Department. Manage the resources of the Directorate. Ensure development and
implementation of business continuity and dis
aster recovery plans. Design and
implement all aspects of the departmental network. Ensure effective management and
availability of production, staging and development infrastructure. Serve as liaison
between the IT Infrastructure team and operational depa
rtments across the department.
Manage software licenses on a company
-
wide basis. Ensure staff development and
evaluation of performance.

N.B. Recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment.


DIRECTOR: TB CONTROL

(Readvertised

post
)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R771 306 p.a. [Level 13]
all inclusive 70/30 split SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreement within three (3) months of a
ppointment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
06


Requirements
: Appropriate recognized Degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in
Public Health. At least 3 years’ experience in the HIV and Aids, and TB management.
Must have at least three years’ experience at Management level. Must possess
extensive leadership

skills,
Strategic capability, Financial Management, Programme
and Project Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Communication (written and
verbal) skills, People Management and Empowerment, Problem Solving and Analysis,
Stakeholder Management, Custome
r Service, Knowledge Management and Research.
Knowledge and understanding of Primary health Care and District Health System, Key
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Health Policies and National Health Programmes including HIV and Aids, STI and TB,
and relevant government policies and prescri
pts. Must have code 08 Drivers License


Duties:

Provide strategic leadership to the TB Directorate. Coordinate the
implementation of policies and activities for effective TB control .Formulate policies and
develop norms and standards for the in
-
patient car
e unit of the TB Control Programme.
Collaborate, Monitor and evaluate Laboratory, pharmaceutical and other service
providers for inpatient care and DR
-
TB activities. Develop inpatient care and infection
control strategies and protocols for the hospitals. M
onitor and evaluate all hospital TB
indicators and the EDR web. Ensure that infection control measures and guidelines are
implemented. Render efficient and effective management of ETR.Net and EDR web
systems. Plan and coordinate to ensure effective and eff
icient capacity building on TB
management. Strengthen the implementation of the DOTS strategy including TB/HIV
collaboration. Develop guidelines for the implementation of the DOTS strategy
.Coordinate the implementation of the DOTS strategy in the Provi
nce. Facilitate capacity
building and support to PHC facilities and all Stakeholders in TB Control .Monitoring and
Evaluation of all components of the STOP TB strategy. Collaborate with District
management teams in planning and the implementation of the DO
TS strategy.
Strengthen the integration of TB services into the PHC package services. Ensure
effective integration of TB programme at provincial, district, sub district and facility level.
Financial management for the programme.


NOTE:

Recommended

candidat
es will undergo a competency assessment
.


DIRECTOR
:

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Centre:
Provincial Office,

Nelspruit

Salary: R771 306 p.a. [Level 13]
all inclusive 70/30 split SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
07


Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in health related field with at least 5 years
experience at middle management of health services. At least 3 years experience in
Quality Assurance settings. A qualification in quality management will be an added
advantage. Valid driver’s
license.
CORE Competencies:
Experience within the Public
Health Care System, Client orientation and customer focus. Experience of change
management and service delivery innovation. Financial management experience
combined with good analytical and planning
skills. Project management and report
writing skills. People management and communication skills: Leadership skills

Knowledge and understanding of the National Core Standards for health
establishments. Advanced computer literacy especially experience in
data base
management


Duties:
Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of policy framework,
norms and standards for health services. Develop provincial policies and guidelines for
quality improvement in health facilities. Serve as liaison betwe
en the department and
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the office of standards compliance. Provide technical support and advice to
management and staff on clinical quality issues. Develop systems and coordinate
processes for licensing of health establishments in the province. Plan, coordi
nate and
manage systems and processes for the provincial Quality Assurance programme
implementation terms of: Infection Prevention and Control, Complaints management
and Adverse events, Customer care and client satisfaction, Clinical audit and research


N.
B. Recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment.


DIRECTOR: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R771 306 p.a. [Level 13]
all inclusive 70/30 split SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
08


Requirements:
B

Com

D
egree
/ Diploma
in

Accounting

with at least 5 years e
xperience
at Middle M
anagement
Service in the financial management environment.
Valid driver’s
license.
CORE Competencies:
Financial management experience combined with good
analytical and planning skills. Pro
ject management and report writing skills. People
management and communication skills: Leadership skills
.
Advanced computer literacy
especially experience in
the use of Spreadsheet. Understanding of budget processes
and budget planning processes.

Extensi
ve knowledge of
PFMA, Treasury Regulations
and other prescripts and be able to apply

in the public service
.

Ability to work under
pressure.




Duties:
Manage and facilitate budgeting processes. Manager and render revenue and
bookkeeping services. Manage an
d render expenditure monitoring and reporting
processes. Manage cost centre implementation and maintenance. D
o budgeting,
contribution statements, break
-
even charts, appraisal etc. Leading a team of staff
responsible for the production of management accoun
ts. Producing weekly, monthly
and quarterly management reports to senior management. Analyzing variances and
exploring potential problems with line managers. Making appropriate recommendations
and advising of the impact on the services being rendered. Impr
oving the systems
surrounding all aspects of the charity's budgets, forecasts and business planning.
Establishing and maintaining costing models for the department. Planning projects
exploring potential problems or opportunities, ensuring that resources an
d staff are
available to execute the project. Carrying out any necessary research, analyzing it and
concluding on the available information. Providing financial support for the fundraising
department, funding applications. Setting up and maintaining region
al reporting
systems. Budgeting, planning and forecasting for directorate and implementing
performance measures for the business. Providing financial support for the trading
company of the charity. Staff development.


N.B. Recommended candidates will be s
ubjected to competency assessment.


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DIRECTOR: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Centre: Ehlanzeni District Office,

Salary: R771 306 p.a. [Level 13]
all inclusive 70/30 split SMS package that must be
structured according to the SMS dispensation. The successful candidate must
sign a performance agreement within three (3) months of appointment.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
09


Requirements:
A postgraduate degree / diploma in health related field or equivalent
qualification. At least three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in Management Services
preferably in health related field. An honours or master’s degree will be an added
advantage. Knowl
edge and understanding of the District Health System, including
District hospitals and Community Based Health Services. Experience in accounting to
communities e.g. Health committees and Facility Boards. Knowledge and experience of
financial and human reso
urce management applicable to the Public Service. Proven
experience in the provision and management of health services. Knowledge and
understanding of the Department of Health Mpumalanga Comprehensive Service Plan.
Familiar with the drafting and implementa
tion of both Annual Performance and District
Health Plans. Verbal and written communication skills. Driver’s license.
Skills:
Communication skills. Problem solving skills. Decision making skills. Presentation skills.
Good and human relation and analytic sk
ills. Be able to work under pressure.


Duties:
Manage the implementation of the full package of district health services
(including district hospitals and sub
-
acute services) within the district, in line with the
Departmental Comprehensive Service Plan. M
anage the implementation of health
programmes within the district. Ensure that quality of care is maintained and improved
in the district. Responsible as budget holder and financial manager for the district.
Responsible for human resource management in the

district. Co
-
ordinate the rendering
of professional support services (including information management) within the district.
Manage key partnerships within the district, especially with the communities, local
government, universities and non
-
profit organi
zations (NGO’s). Advise the department
on legislation, regulations and collective agreements and implement a talent
management model that attracts and retains productive teams. Serve as a member of
the Senior Management Team. Actively contribute to the for
mulation and
implementation of the departmental strategic plan. Communicate report and integrate
the outputs of the chief directorate, internally in the department and externally with all
stakeholders.



NOTE:

Short listed candidates will need to undergo a

competency assessment
.


N.B. All enquiries for SMS posts
mentioned
above
should be
directed
to:


Mr. Maxwell Sithole at 013 766 3112 / 3225


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DEPUTY MANAGER
:
NURSING
-

MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Centre:
Provincial Office,

Nelspruit

Salary:
R
570 195


722

304

p.a
.

(all inclusive
OSD
package)



Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
10


Requirements:

A three year Bachelors Degree
.
At least

Five
(5)
years exp
erience in
the coordination of Mental H
ealth.
A post graduate degree in Public Health will be an
advantage.
Advance
d

k
nowledge of the Mental Health Care Act and other relevant
Public Administration policies. Extensive knowledge and understanding of the PFMA.
Knowledge and experience in policy developm
ent, strategic planning, financial
management, contract and project management, program development, monitoring and
evaluation. The individual must be able to work under pressure. A valid driver’s license
required. The potential candidate should be regist
ered with the relevant health
professional body.



Duties:

To develop policies relevant to the Mental Health programme. Provide strategic
leadership in all the components of mental health. Develop a strategy that will ensure
the successful implementation o
f the Mental Health Care Act. Manage the Service Level
Agreements
for

Mental Health

Care Services
. Develop a provincial plan for the
establishment of community based mental health services. Develop a provincial
strategy that is aligned to the national stra
tegy for non communicable diseases to
address substance abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. Monitor and evaluate
policy implementation and report accordingly.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR:
PRINCIPAL DATA TECHNOLOGIST

(Server Management)

Centre: Provincial

Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R4
95 603

p
.
a. [Level 11]
an

all
-
inclusive remuneration package

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
11


Requirements
: Degree in Computer Science with 3

years experience in key role in ICT
or National Diploma in ICT/IT with 3 years
experience directly related to the duties and
responsibilities specified. Knowledge and Skills: Working knowledge of Windows
2003/2008, Active Directory, MS Exchange Server 2007/2010 and Microsoft Office
2007/2010. Working knowledge of Backup and Tape Solu
tions. LAN and WAN
networking/troubleshooting. Working knowledge of C
ISCO

router/switch configuration.
SAN administration. Working knowledge of Virtualization Solutions. (Working knowledge
of Server Clustering Technology (Microsoft Clustering) working know
ledge of Hyper
Technology. Leading edge IT security practices and standards. Knowledge in the
following: Backup and file duplication Technology, WAN Compression Technology.
Good business analysis abilities; Good project management; Good network and
telecom
munications security; Sound problem solving abilities; proactive and resourceful
abilities.


Duties
: Develop and implement the overall strategy for all aspects of our data
centres

and infrastructure. Day
-
today management of departmental infrastructure acro
ss the
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head office and departmental regions. Develop and implement business continuity and
disaster recovery plans. Design and implement all aspects of the departmental network.
Responsible for departmental security design, assessment and remediation. Ensu
re
effective management and availability of production, staging and development
infrastructure. Plan and manage the departmental telecommunications infrastructure.
Serve as liaison between the IT Infrastructure team and operational departments across
the d
epartment. Manage software licenses on a company
-
wide basis.


N.B. Recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ICT
CLIENT SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
MANAGEMENT

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary:
R495 603

p.a.
[Level 11] An all
-
inclusive remuneration package.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
2


Requirements
: Diploma in Information Technology with 3 years’ experience or Matric
Certificate plus 10 years working experience in IT/ICT and equivalent ICT/IT
qualification. Knowledge of IT Client Services. Knowledge and experience on
management level. Extensive prac
tical knowledge of ICT Systems and Support
(Transversal System). ICT Infrastructure (LAN and WAN) Support. Understanding of
strategic role of ICT in organizations. Strong planning knowledge, decision making and
other administrative skills. Ability to inter
pret ICT policies and standards. Application of
the legislative framework governing the public service e.g. Public Service Act, Labour
Relation Act, PFMA. Experience in project leading and management, Business process
analysis and modelling, ICT regulatory

framework and policy regime. Negotiation skills.
Presentation skills. People management skills. Time management. Communication
both formal and informal including professionalism, accuracy, and flexibility, supportive.
Willingness to work under pressure a
nd Client focused.


Duties
: Provide ICT infrastructure and Systems support including maintenance of all
departmental systems. Ensure IT Service Continuity, Implement ICT Infrastructure
Methodologies, policies and procedures, Ensure system support, mainten
ance of
transversal Systems, Management of ICT Infrastructure and Systems Service Level
Agreements (SLA), Promote and oversee relationship between the department and
SITA and other external parties, Ensure proper controls are in place for effective
utiliza
tion of ICT services, Manage ICT infrastructure and systems audits, Develop ICT
Management reports, Implement ICT standards and best practices, ICT equipment and
configuration management including procurement, Manage Human Resources and IT
Budget.


N.B.

Recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment.





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VICE PRINCIPAL: SINGLE NURSING COLLEGE (PN
-
D4)

Centre
: Mpumalanga College of Nursing,

KaB
okweni

Salary: R5
70
1
95
-

R6
41 751

p
.
a
. in terms of OSD

package

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
3


Requirements:

A Basic qualification accredited with the SANC in terms of Government
Notice 425 ( i.e. Diploma/Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows
registration with SANC as Professional Nurse PLUS a Post

Basic qualification in
Nursi
ng Education registered with SANC. Valid driver’s licence. Willingness to travel
extensively and work from different accredited clinical training facilities. A minimum of
10 years appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as
Profes
sional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing, at least 6 years of the period
referred to above must be appropriate /recognizable experience in Nursing Education
after obtaining the 1 year Post
-
Basic qualification in Nursing Education. Excellent verbal
and wri
tten communication skills, organisational and management skills. Ability to think
critically and analytical, computer literacy, MS word, Power Point and Excel. Ability to
function both independently and in a multidisciplinary team. Sound knowledge of
Gover
nment policies and functional responsibilities of the department. Problem solving
skills.


Duties:

Provide academic and clinical services leadership. Monitor nursing schools/
satellite programmes. Conduct research. Manage the development of the curriculum.

Monitor and evaluate the efficacy of the implementation of the curriculum. Co
-
ordinate
the provision of education and training of student nurses. Manage clinical learning
exposure to exposure to students between college and clinical areas.

Develop and en
sure implementation of quality assurance programmes. Collaborate with
other stakeholders and build a sound relationship within the department. Supervise staff
under his/ her span of control. Willing to travel within and outside the province.


DEPUTY DIRECT
OR: LABOUR RELATIONS

Centre: Provincial Office
, Nelspruit

Salary: R5
87

358

p.a
.

[Level 12]

plus
MMS
benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
4


Requirements:
BA. Degree/ Diploma or equivalent qualification in

Labour Law plus
Advanced Diploma in Labour Relations management. Appropriate managerial /
working experience
in the

Labour Relations environment. Ability to proactively and
critically identify likely causes and solutions to employee relations problems. S
trategic,
analytical, negotiation and conflict management skills, knowledge of the disciplinary
procedures and the following codes: PSA, PSR, PFMA, LRA and people management
skills.


Duties:
Manage Labour Relations policies, render Labour Relations.

Rela
tions and
dispute resolution in cases of grievances and disciplines, operational planning and
working organization of the unit budgetary issues, Act as employer representative in the
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PHSDSBC i.e. in the Conciliation, Arbitration proceedings and Provincial

Bargaining
Chamber, as well as training and other relevant Labour Legislations.


N.B. Recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment.


DATA TECHNOLOGIST
-

SENIOR IT TECHNICIAN
(2 Posts)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R
212
106

p
.
a
.

[Level 8] plus benefits.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
5


Requirements
: Qualifications: A recognized IT Diploma or equivalent, with at least 3
years experience in desktop support or, A+, N+, Security+ and MCSE will be an added
advantage.


Duties:

Day to day operation and control of the departmental computer hardware and
software. Install, configure and upgrade operating systems and software, using
standard business and administrative packages. Install, assemble and configure
computers, monitor, ne
twork infrastructure and peripherals, such as cables and printers.
Maintain departmental local area network.

Create web documents as required and
assist the department with web
-
related technology issues and web maintenance.

Perform daily monitoring and control of network managed elements in accordance with
established procedures. Perform testing on network managed elements. Act as a
technical resource in assisting users to resolve problems with equipment and data.
Make hardwa
re and software acquisition recommendations including assessing needs
and providing justification for equipment and services.


Assist in training employees in the use of standard business and administrative
software, including word processing, spreadsheet

51and database management.
Implements solutions from help desk queries or notifies outsourced providers as
required. Perform first level network operations support. Assist with the planning,
design, research and acquisition of new or upgraded hardware and

software systems.
Assist in planning for hardware capacity and physical configuration needs for expansion
and growth. Liaise with technical leaders of the department, commercial and
government customers. Operate network management on hardware and software
,
including virus protection and detection, to ensure compliance with security standards
and SLA’s.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PMDS

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary:
R
495 603

p.a. [Level 11] plus benefits on MMS package

(Successful candidates will be su
bjected to competency assessment)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
6



Requirements:
A recognised three year Degree or National Diploma in Human
Resource Management Public Administration or equivalent qualification with a minimum
of three (3) years relevant experience. A valid driver’s license is required.
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Recommendations:
Strong interper
sonal, problem solving and dispute resolution,
communication, analytical and writing skills is needed.

The ability to manage and
develop staff and to work under pressure with minimum supervision. Computer literacy
is a necessity. Thorough knowledge of Pe
rsal, budget and budgeting skills is a
requirement. Knowledge of the Public Service Regulations 2001, Public Service Act
1994, Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 and other
related prescripts of the Department of Health and S
ocial Services will be needed.


Duties:
The Successful Candidate will be responsible to: Manage and supervise the
unit relating to PMDS. Ensure that PMDS is being managed at respective directorates
and all facilities of the Department of Health and Soc
ial Services. The implementation
of Employment Equity in the Department, managing and monitoring of Community
Service for all Health Professions and the management and monitoring of the
implementation of PILIR (Procedure on Incapacity Leave and Ill
-
Health

Retirement) in
the Department.


HEAD OF DEPARTMENT:
STUDENT AFFAIRS ACADEMIC
(PN
-
D3)

Centre: Mpumalanga College of Nursing, KaBokweni

Salary: R3
88

128



R4
49 940

p.a.

in terms of OSD package

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
7


Requirements:
Basic R425 qualification (i.e. diploma/ degree in nursing) or equivalent
qualification that allows registration with SANC as Professional Nurse; Post
-
Basic
qualification in Nursing Education registered with SANC; Valid driver’s license;
Computer literacy.
SANC as Professional Nurse in Nursing Education.

A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognizable nursing experience after registration as
Professional Nurse with the SANC in General nursing; At least 5 years of the period
referred to above must be appropria
te/recognizable experience in Nursing Education
after obtaining the 1
-
year Post
-
Basic qualification in Nursing Education.


Duties:
Manage student record keeping. Co
-
ordinate student selection process.
Develop and ensure implementation of quality assurance
programmes. Collaborate with
other stake holders and build a sound relationship within the department. Supervise
staff and student support activities. Conduct research in own field. Guide, supervise and
evaluate performance of academic staff working under
him/her and that of students.
Compile, keep records and reports of his/her span of control. Implement national,
provincial and institutional policies relevant to the discipline. Promote team work
amongst team members. Be willing to travel in and out of the

province.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR:
GR1 LABORATORY, BLOOD, TISSUE AND

ORGAN DONOR / TRANSPLANT SERVICES

Salary:
R579 618
-

R
643 290
p.a. [OSD

package
]

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
8


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Requirements:
A qualified Medical
Technologist currently registered with the HPCSA
with at least 8 to 10 years post registration experience. Knowledge of the Health Care
Act, PFMA and its Regulations. Public Service Act, LRA, BBBEE and PPPFA.

Ability to
initiate, co
-
ordinate, manage and su
stain the programme through interactive approach.
Skills in facilitation, presentation and programme management. A valid driver’s licence
is a requirement.


Duties:
Ensure appropriate utilisation of laboratory, Blood products, Tissue and Organs
from donor
s by developing and implementing a continuous learning programme at care
levels. Keep records of and ensure standard adherence as part of SLA management.
Formulate appropriate policies and guidelines on the use of Laboratory, Blood, Tissue,
Organs from do
nors and ensure implementation thereof. Liaise with key partners to
establish quality guidelines. Provide secretarial services to the Provincial Advisory
Committee

NOTE:

Short listed candidates will need to undergo a competency assessment
.


MANAGER
-
NURSING
:
CLINICAL FORENSIC MEDICINE

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R641 751


R722 304 p.a. [OSD package]
(PN
-
A9)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
1
9


Requirements:
A Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification that allows current
registration with SANC as a Prof
essional Nurse. A minimum of

8 years appropriate/
recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the
SANC in General Nursing. A post graduate qualification in Forensic Nursing
Management w
ould confer an advantage.

Knowledge of the relevant legislations including the Children’s Act and Sexual Offenses
Act, PFMA and its Regulations and the Public Service Act. At least 5 years of the
period must be appropriate/ recognizable experience at
management level. Good verbal
and writing communication skills. Good project management, stakeholder management,
conflict management and interpersonal skills. A valid driver’s licence is a requirement


Duties:

To coordinate the programme at Provincial leve
l. To formulates appropriate
policies regarding Clinical Forensic Medicine. Develop progressive strategic plans,
guidelines and protocols for the programme. Conduct periodic monitoring and
evaluation of the programme.


NOTE:

Short listed candidates will ne
ed to undergo a competency assessment


MANAGER: WOMEN’S HEALTH (PN


A9)

Centre: Provincial Office: Nelspruit

Salary: R641 751


722 304

p.a
(All inclusive OSD package)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
20


Requirements:

A basic qualification (diploma/ degree in Nursing) or an equivalent
qualification. To be registered with South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a
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Professional Nurse. To have at least 5 years experience of working in a Primary Health
Care setting as a Su
pervisor or Deputy Manager. To have knowledge of Women’s
Health issues including Acts and Policies. Knowledge of Government Policies and
Legislations. Extensive knowledge and experience in policy development, strategic
planning, financial management and bu
dgeting, monitoring and evaluation. The
individual must be able to work under pressure. Possess a valid driver’s license.
Understanding Women’s health related policies. Strategic leadership qualities and
programme management abilities. Good communication a
nd human relation skills.
Problem solving and decision is making skills.


Duties:
Coordinate Women’s Health programme in the province and liaise with National
Sub
-
Directorate, Districts and other sectors on issues related to Women’s Health.
Develop strate
gic plans, policies and protocols on implementation of Women’s Health
programme. Support districts with the implementation of national and provincial policies.
Render technical support, advices and capacity building of personnel. Manage the
rendering of CT
OP services in the province. Support the implementation of norms and
standard for Women’s health programme. Manage the programme’s finances and
budget, Conduct research on Reproductive Health. Monitor and evaluate the impact of
the programme
.


MANAGER:

MA
TERNAL HEALTH (PN


A9)

Centre: Provincial Office: Nelspruit

Salary: R641 751


722 304

p.a
(All inclusive OSD package)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
21


Requirements:

A basic qualification (Diploma/ Degree in Nursing) or an equivalent
qualification. To be registered with South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a
Professional Nurse. To have at least 5 years experience of working in a primary health
care setting as a su
pervisor or deputy manager. To have knowledge of Maternal Health
issues including Acts and Policies. Knowledge of government policies and legislations
Knowledge and experience in policy development, strategic planning, financial
management and budgeting, m
onitoring and evaluation. The individual must be able to
work under pressure. Possess a valid driver’s license. Understanding Maternal health
related policies. Strategic leadership qualities and programme management abilities.
Good communication and human
relation skills. Problem solving and decision is making
skills.


Duties:
Coordinate Maternal Health programme in the province and liaise with National
Sub
-
Directorate, Districts and other sectors on issues related to Maternal Health.
Develop strategic
plans, policies and protocols on implementation of Maternal Health
programme. Support districts with the implementation of national and provincial policies.
Render technical support, advices and capacity building of personnel. Support the
implementation of

norms and standard for maternal health programme. Manage the
programme’s finances and budget, Conduct research on Maternal Health related
issues. Monitor and evaluate the impact of the programme


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MANAGER: CHILD HEALTH (PN


A9)

Centre: Provincial
Office: Nelspruit

Salary: R641 751


722 304

p.a
(All inclusive OSD package)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
2
2


Requirements:

A basic qualification (Diploma/ Degree in Nursing) or an equivalent
qualification. To be registered with South African Nursing Counci
l (SANC) as a
professional nurse. To have at least 5 years experience of working in a primary health
care setting as a supervisor or deputy manager. To have knowledge of Child Health
issues including Acts and Policies. Knowledge of government policies and

legislations
Knowledge and experience in policy development, strategic planning, financial
management and budgeting, monitoring and evaluation. The individual must be able to
work under pressure. Possess a valid driver’s license. Understanding Child healt
h
related policies. Strategic leadership qualities and programme management abilities.
Good communication and human relation skills. Problem solving and decision is making
skills.


Duties:
Coordinate Child Health programme in the province and liaise with
National
Sub
-
Directorate, Districts and other sectors on issues related to Child Health. Develop
strategic plans, policies and protocols on implementation of Child Health programme.
Support districts with the implementation of national and provincial polic
ies. Render
technical support, advices and capacity building of personnel. Manage the rendering of
School Health services in the province. Support the implementation of norms and
standard for Child health programme. Manage the programme’s finances and budg
et,
Conduct research on Child Health related issues. Monitor and evaluate the impact of
the programme.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR
:
MEDICAL ORTHOTIC AND PROTHESTIC SERVICES
Gr 1
(MOP)

Centre: Provincial Office (Nelspruit)

Salary: R579 618


643 290
p.a. (OSD

package
)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
2
3


Requirements:

A degree/Diploma in Medical Orthotic and Prosthetic, registration with
HPCSA.
Ten (
10
)

years experience with at least 3
years management experience. A
D
egree

/

D
iploma in management will be added advantage. A

valid driver’s license is an
inherent requirement: (code EB)
.
Knowledge of relevant legislation such as National
Health Act, Publi
c Finance Management Act (PFMA).

Public Service Act and related
regulations and policies.
Process Competencies:

Service deli
very innovation,
knowledge management, problem solving and analysis, communication, client
orientation and customer focus.


Duties:
Plan, Direct, Coordinate and manage the efficient and effective delivery of
clinical and administrative MOP services through

working with key stakeholders at
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provincial level within the legal framework. Represent MOP services authoritatively at
provincial and public forums. Policy development competencies: develop policies, policy
guidelines and protocols for the Province in li
ne with national and Provincial Policies.


NOTE:

Short listed candidates will need to undergo a competency assessment


MANAGER: CHRONIC DISEASES & GERIATRICS

Centre: Provincial Office: Nelspruit

Salary: R641 751


722 304

p.a
(All inclusive OSD package)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
2
4


Requirements
: A three year Bachelors Degree and registration with the relevant
profession body as a health professional. Five years experience in working with chronic
diseases & Geriatrics. Extensive knowledge and understa
nding of the PFMA, the
priorities of the Chronic Diseases & Geriatrics and the priorities of the programme. The
ability to integrate with other programmes in rolling out and implement the Integrated
Chronic Care Model (ICDM) in all PHC facilities. Knowledg
e and experience in policy
development, strategic planning, financial management, contract and project
management, program development, monitoring and evaluation. The individual must be
able to work under pressure. A valid driver’s license required. The p
otential candidate
should be registered with the relevant health professional body. Competencies:
Strategic leadership qualities. Ability to work under pressure. Good verbal and written
communication and people skills.



Duties:

To develop policies for Chr
onic diseases & Geriatrics. Develop a provincial
strategy that is in line with the National Strategy. Monitor contracts related to the
programme. Develop a provincial strategy that is aligned to the national strategy for non
communicable diseases to impro
ve the life expectancy.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R495 603 p.a. [Level 11])

Reference No.: MPDoH/May/13/2
5



Requirements
: An appropriate tertiary qualification in one of the built environment
disciplines. A recognized qualification in Project Management would be an added
advantage. At least 3 years’ post
-
qualification experience in the built environment,
preferably in health infrastructure or maintenance environment. Proven experience in
mainte
nance project management. Knowledge of regulations pertaining to building
maintenance. Knowledge of both national and provincial health legislation and policy.
Knowledge of the PFMA, OHSA, GIAMA, IDIP, procurement procedures and tender
regulations. Excelle
nt written and verbal communication ability. A high level of computer
literacy. A valid Code B driver’s licence.


Duties
: Develop policy for the maintenance of physical infrastructure. Develop norms
and standards for the maintenance of physical
infrastructure. Prepare and manage
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maintenance budgets. Identify preventative and routine maintenance requirements for
all infrastructures. Draft briefing documents to Implementing Agents for maintenance
projects. Manage repair maintenance works in line wi
th Government Immovable Assets
Management Act (GIAMA). Liaise with the Implementing Agents on all matters relating
to maintenance project implementation. Monitor and evaluate existing physical
infrastructure to determine a programme for the maintenance of
physical infrastructure.
Manage the contracts for the maintenance of physical infrastructure. Consult with
hospital management and other stakeholders in respect of maintenance project
implementation.



N.B. Top three candidates will be subjected to compete
ncy assessment after interview


DEPUTY DIRECTOR

(Internal Communication and Publications)

Centre: Provincial Office

Salary: R495 603 p.a. [Level 11] plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/May/13/
26


Requirements:
An appropriate degree/diploma or equivalent
qualification in
government communications and marketing/Journalism and at least a minimum of 5
years' experience

in government communication. A diploma/certificate in webpage
design. Experience in developing and implementing government communication
strat
egies. Experience in developing health information products. Experience in
government website development and maintenance. Experience in writing media
articles. Computer literacy (preferably apple computers) with advanced skills in
Microsoft applications,
ADOBE creative suite, CorelDraw and/or QuarkXPress.
Knowledge of public sector communication policies, strategies and methods. An
understanding of the public health environment and policies. Experience and a good
understanding of government communication a
nd marketing. Strong verbal and written
communication abilities. A valid Code 08 driver’s licence and willingness to travel and
work irregular hours even during public holidays. An understanding of the Public
Finance Management Act, the Public Service Act
and related regulations and prescripts.


Duties:
Manage, develop and implement the Department’s internal communication
strategy. Coordinate and manage the development and production of all health
information products/materials for the department. Write,
edit and distribute all
departmental newsletters and other publications according to publication schedules.
Manage and ensure regular updates on the departmental’s intranet and website
information. Develop and execute corporate branding and image managemen
t plans for
the department. Provide photographic and audio visual services in all departmental
events and activities. Management of subordinates and suppliers such as printing
companies. Build a competent internal communication and publication’s team, ment
or
and monitor training and development in accordance to departmental skills development
plans. Establish standards and protocols for professional communication service
delivery. Be the custodian of the brand and Corporate Identity application.


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DEPUTY

DIRECTOR

(Marketing and External Communications)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R495 603 p.a. [Level 11] plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/May/13/
27


Requirements:
Bachelor's degree/diploma in Public Relations, Marketing,
Communications or

Journalism. The successful candidate should have a minimum of
five years' progressively responsible experience in communications and marketing,
preferably in a government setting. Experience and a good understanding of
government communication and marketi
ng environment. Proven experience in
developing and implementing public relations and community outreach programmes,
marketing strategies and events management plans. Computer literate with advanced
skills in Microsoft applications such a Word, Excel and P
owerPoint. Strong verbal and
written communication abilities. Proficiency in English and vernacular languages spoken
in the province would be an added advantage. Good people management skills. Proven
research and project management skills. A valid Code 08
driver’s licence and
willingness to travel and work irregular hours even during public holidays to meet
deadlines. An understanding of the Public Finance Management Act, the Public Service
Act and related regulations and prescripts.

Independent, self
-
motiv
ated, strong, results
and customer orientation but also a team player who has the experience to manage and
work effectively on diverse teams in both direct and matrix reporting environments. The
nature of this function is such that its occupant must be ava
ilable at all times to pick up
on any urgent communication issue that require immediate attention.


Duties:
Serve as chief marketing officer for the department by delivering external public
relations and communications programmes and campaigns to identifie
d stakeholder
groups ensuring sound stakeholder perception of the department. Developing,
implementing, and overseeing marketing and communications plans to support all
activities of the department. Facilitating the dissemination of all health information
products to the public. Advising the district health offices on effective communication
and marketing, stakeholder management and engagement and campaigns
management. Presenting accurate and regular research findings to the head of
communication on stakeho
lder perception of the department. Measuring the
effectiveness of all departmental marketing and communications campaigns against the
strategic goals and objectives of the department. Planning, execute and promote events
such as community
-
government relati
ons and policy advocacy campaigns. Organising
exhibitions and outreach for the department. Creating a positive image of the
department through effective public relation and marketing strategies in line with
strategic goals and objectives of the department.




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DEPUTY DIRECTOR:
GRADE 1
-

TELEMEDICINE

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R579 618


643 290
p.a.
(OSD package)

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
2
8


Requirements:
A Diploma or Degree in Health Sciences and a Diploma, Graduate or
P
ostgraduate
qualification in Telemedicine
.

At least 3 years post
-
registration experience
in the provision of telemedicine. Knowledge of the Health Care Act, PFMA, Public
Service Act and the related Regulations.

Ability to initiate, co
-
ordinate, manage and roll
-
out the

programme through good marketing skills. Skills in facilitation, presentation,
programme management and project management. A valid drivers` licence is a
requirement.


Duties:
Ensure appropriate and efficient utilisation of telemedicine equipment, roll
-
out
telemedicine to other facilities, capacity building to health care professionals and
monitor the relevant Service level Agreements. Formulate appropriate policies and
guidelines on the use of telemedicine. Draw provincial plans and report implementatio
n
as required. Manage change and stakeholder relations to enhance the use of
telemedicine.



NOTE:

Short listed candidates will need to undergo a competency assessment


TRAINING
(CLINICAL)
CO
-
ORDINATOR (3 posts)

PN
-
A6

Centre: Regional Training Centre,
Evander

Salary: R3
44 838


388 128

p.a
. in terms of OSD requirements

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
2
9


Requirements:
BA degree preferably in Nursing or equivalent qualification

registered
with SANC
. Experience in training coordination and facilitation.
Knowledge in primary
health care programmes including HIV/AIDS, STI and TB. Excellent communication
skills. Computer Literacy and Presentation skills. Ability or willingness for frequent travel
in and outside the Province. Compulsory Driver’s license. Re
gistration with SANC.
Registration as an Assessor with HWSETA and Knowledge on SAQA and NQF will be
an advantage.


Duties:
Coordinate


and Conduct trainings for the Province mainly on HIV and AIDS
STI and TB. Liaise with the Regional Training Centre, HRD
and other Stakeholders.
Support the District and Facilities with trainings and Mentorship. Identify training needs.
Work with different partners in provision of training. Monitor and Evaluate training
programmes. Review training manuals and programmes. Sup
ervision of facilitation at all
levels. Compile training reports and submit respectively. Ensure availability of training
equipment and material. Perform any other duties as assigned.


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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:
SENIOR DATA TECHNOLOGIST (2 Posts)

(Server Support)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary:
R252 144 p.a
.

[Level 9] plus benefits.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
30


Requirements
:

National Diploma in ICT or equivalent with 3 to 5 years’ experience
directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Knowledge and Skills:
Working knowledge of Windows 2003/2008, Active Directory, MS Exchange Server
2007/2010 and Microsoft O
ffice 2007/2010. Working knowledge of Backup and Tape
Solutions. LAN and WAN networking/troubleshooting. Working knowledge of Cisco
router/switch configuration.SAN administration. Working knowledge of Virtualization
Solutions (Working knowledge of Server C
lustering Technology (Microsoft Clustering)
working knowledge of Hyper Technology. Leading edge IT security practices and
standards. Knowledge in the following: Backup and file Deduplication Technology, WAN
Compression Technology. Good business analysis ab
ilities; Good project management;
Good network and telecommunications security; Sound problem solving abilities;
proactive and resourceful abilities.


Duties
: Develop and implement the overall strategy for all aspects of our data centres
and infrastructu
re. Day
-
today management of departmental infrastructure across the
head office and departmental regions. Develop and implement business continuity and
disaster recovery plans. Design and implement all aspects of the departmental network.
Responsible for de
partmental security design, assessment and remediation. Ensure
effective management and availability of production, staging and development
infrastructure. Plan and manage the departmental telecommunications infrastructure.
Serve as liaison between the IT
Infrastructure team and operational departments across
the department. Manage software licenses on a company
-
wide basis.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: IT
SPECIALIST: ICT POLICY AND SECURITY

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary:
R252 144 p.a
.

[Level 9] plus
benefits.

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
31


Requirements:

Qualifications: A recognised 3 year National Diploma in ICT or
Bachelor’s degree in ICT (computer science or informatics) with 3
-
5 years experience
directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. IT Security Certificate is an
advantage. Kno
wledge and Skills: Knowledge of data security, Security Regulations and
Standards; Good business analysis abilities; Good project management; Good network
and telecommunications security; Sound problem solving abilities; proactive and
resourceful abilities
.



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Duties:

Provide specialist Information Technology Security services within the
Department of Community Safety. Development of IT and security policies guidelines.
Ensure all business projects/ initiatives developed include adequate information securit
y
controls and develop ICT policies and procedures.

Ensure the policy development process is aligned with the strategic plan for Information
Technology. Ensure that policy development procedures encourage collaboration and
communication throughout the dep
artment and that they provide a basis for sound
planning practices that support strong decision
-
making in :Data security; Digital
forensic; Network and Telecommunications Security; Business Continuity; Incident
Management; IT Security training and Awarenes
s; IT Systems Operations and
Maintenance; Physical and Environmental Security; Regulatory and Standards
Compliance; Security Risk Management; System and Application Security (Subject to
Security screening)


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: IT
SPECIALIST: DATABASE ADMI
NISTRATOR

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R2
52

144

p
.
a
.

[Level 9] plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
32


Requirements
: Qualifications: A recognised 3 year National Diploma in ICT or
Bachelor’s degree in ICT (computer science or
informatics) with 3
-
5 years experience
directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. DB certificate and knowledge
of GIS environment is an advantage. Experience with DBMS systems and tools. Skills
and knowledge: Good Project Management, Kn
owledge of Systems development life
cycle, good database analysis, Knowledge of computer operating systems and system
layered products, Good DBMS administration and management, principles of business
management, CoBIT, ITIL, ISO 17799, Good problem solving

ability.


Duties
: Administration and maintenance of databases, data warehouse development,
administration system development, data modelling data governance, including
developing database and related processes and procedures. Administration and
security f
or all enterprise database SQL Servers which is core to the Integrated
Information Management systems for the Department. Control, maintain and
administrate the database for GDCS which resides at Department of Finance. Maintain
and control the IIMS system
and the underlying database. Maintain and support the
ETL, OLAP and ODS components on the central data repository server. Maintain data
standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act. Write database
documentation, including data standard, proced
ures and definitions for data dictionary
(metadata). Consolidate and maintain the corporate business and data models using
designer tools. Administration and application of commercial off the shelf (COTS)
database packages such as Oracle, PostgreSQL server
, Microsoft Access, Ingres, DB2,
DB4, mSQL, SQL server.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: LABOUR RELATIONS


Centre: Provincial O
ffice, Nelspruit

Salary: R2
52 144

p.a
.

[Level 9]

plus benefits

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Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
33


Requirement:
BA degree / diploma in Labour
Relations with Labour Law
.
Experience or
equivalent / Matric plus extensive relevant and proven experience in a Labour Relations
environment i.e. 2 ye
ars experience in the event of
graduates and 5 years experience
matriculants in the relevant field. Knowl
edge of and skill in Public Service legislation in
the areas of employment relations, PSA, LRA, EEA, BCEA and stakeholder
management.


Duties :
Implement the disciplinary process in the Department which includes initiating
all misconduct cases and presiding
. Implement dispute resolution process of the
Department which includes processing of all disputes and grievances under the
auspices of the PHSDSBC on behalf of the Department. Represent the Department at
Conciliation and Arbitration level. Manage dissem
ination of information in relation
training inductions and advisory role.



SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER:
FIXED ASSET CONTROL

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R
212 106

p.a
.

[Level 8]

plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
3
4


Requirements:

Matric certificate plus project management in built environment with at
least 4 years working experience in public sector. Knowledge of Microsoft and Excel
systems. Exposure to government planning cycle. Good communication skills. An
exposure

to immovable asset management environment. Knowledge of BAS and Logis
system. Valid driver’s licenses and ability to work under pressure.


Duties:

Maintain department immovable asset register. Implement asset management
policies and procedures. Ensure co
mpliance to GIAMA.Transfer completed projects to
DPWR&T.

Update asset register on a monthly basis.


SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER:
PLANNING AND MAINTENANCE

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R
212 106

p.a
.

[Level 8]

plus benefits

Reference No.:
MPDoH/
May
/13/
3
5


Requirements:
Matric certificate plus project management in built environment with at
least 4 years working experience in public sector. Knowledge of BAS and Logis
system, Knowledge of PFMA and treasury regulations. Computer literacy.
Valid driver’s
licenses and ability to work under pressure


Duties:
Ensure proper financial budgeting of the section. Provide expenditure
management services. Assist in monitoring and implementation of financial controls and
policies. Keep records of payme
nts of service providers. Process payments of service
providers and Management of cash flows.


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PRINCIPAL PERSONNEL OFFICER:
RECRUITMENT & SELECTION
(3 posts)

Centre: Provincial Office
, Nelspruit

Salary: R170 799 p.a. [Level 7]

plus benefits

Reference No: MPDoH/
May
/13/
3
6


Requirements:

Senior certificate or Equivalent qualification with at least 5 years’
experience in Human Resource unit. This should include working with appointment,
Service conditions, PMDS and crafting of submissions relating thereto. Extensive
knowledge and experienc
e in PERSAL including interpreting Persal report. Have
certificated in PERSAL. Knowledge of the procedure on Incapacity leave and ill
-
health
retirement (PILLAR) the ability to handle tasks of Multi
-
disciplinary nature. Self
-
motivated and creative and the a
bility to work under pressure. Sound communication
and interpersonal skills. Analytical skills problem solving and decision makes skills.
Computer literacy in particular MS Excel & Word. A valid Code B driver’s license will
serve as an added advantage.


Du
ties:

Implement and maintain human resource administration practices. Render
administrative functions including the following: recruitment and selection of staff. HR
provisioning (recruitment and selection, appointments, transfers, verification of
qualific
ations, secretarial functions for interviews, absorptions, probationary periods,
etc), Performance management, address human resource administration enquiries to
ensure the correct implementation of human resource management practices, inform,
guide, and a
dvice the personnel on human resource administration matters to enhance
the correct implementation of human resource administration practices/policies. Assist
with preparation of reports on human resource administration issues and statistics.
Coordinate th
e implementation of recruitment and selection process. Create and update
leave records.


DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
-

ICT (2 Posts)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R1
70 799

p
.
a
.

[Level 7] plus Benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
3
7


Requirements
:

Qualifications: A recognized 3 year National Diploma in ICT or
Bachelor’s degree in ICT (computer science or informatics) with 3
-
5 years experience
directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. DB certificate and knowledge
of GIS environm
ent is an advantage. Experience with DBMS systems and tools. Skills
and knowledge: Good Project Management, Knowledge of Systems development life
cycle, good database analysis, Knowledge of computer operating systems and system
layered products, Good DBMS
administration and management, principles of business
management, CoBIT, ITIL, ISO 17799, Good problem solving ability.

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Duties
: Maintenance of databases, data warehouse development, administration
system development, data modelling data governance, includi
ng developing database
and related processes and procedures. Administration and security for all enterprise
database SQL Servers which is core to the Integrated Information Management
systems for the Department. Control, maintain and administrate the datab
ase for GDCS
which resides at Department of Finance. Maintain and control the IIMS system and the
underlying database. Maintain and support the ETL, OLAP and ODS components on
the central data repository server. Maintain data standards, including adherence

to the
Data Protection Act. Write database documentation, including data standard,
procedures and definitions for data dictionary (metadata). Consolidate and maintain the
corporate business and data models using designer tools. Administration and
applicat
ion of commercial off the shelf (COTS) database packages such as Oracle,
Postgre SQL server, Microsoft Access, Ingres, DB2, DB4, mSQL, SQL server.


ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: MEDICAL ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC
SERVICES
(MOP)

Centre
: Provincial Office, Nelsprui
t

Salary: R170 799 p.a
.

[Level 7]
plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
3
8


Requirements:

A three year degree/National diploma of equivalent NQF 6 certificate in
office administration or Public Administration or Public Management. Two to three years
experience in office administration. Extensive knowledge in Supply Chain Management
and procure
ment policies. Computer literacy. Ability to work under pressure, willing to
travel and work irregular hours. Good presentation skills. Good interpersonal relations.
Good communication skills (written
and verbal). Valid driver’
s (Code EB) licence


Duties:

Provide administrative services to the program, procure MOP goods and
services. Compile statistics for MOP services. Manage stock and assets for MOP stores
according to the PFMA. Provide record keeping for the programme. Communicate with
service provider
for quotations. Ensure that those service providers are paid.


ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: ICT
ADMINISTRATION AND OFFICE SUPPORT

ICT INVENTORY OFFICER (2 posts)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R170 799 p.a. [Level 7] plus benefits

Reference No.:

MPDoH/
May
/13/
3
9


Requirements
: Minimum educational qualifications: Senior Certificate (or equivalent)
with an appropriate post matric Secretarial or Office Management qualification.
Appropriate experience in rendering support service to senior management. Appropriate
experience in LOG
IS, ICT Client Services Support and ICT Asset/Inventory.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Interest in financial issues. Computer literacy (MS
Word, Excel, e
-
mail). Good communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to maintain
good relationships with

other managers and personal assistants and manage difficult
situations and clients. Ability to priorities tasks/functions objectively and to ensure that
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tasks are complete. Good planning and organisational skills, including office
management. Good mathema
tical/accounting skills. Note: A competency test will form
part of the interview process.


Duties
: Key result areas/outputs: Interpret documents received and advise the manager
as to the required actions and follow up on tasks allocated to sections. Gathe
r
information on identified subjects; compile reports and Spreadsheet analyses and
reports. Provide a receptionist support service to the ICT Management including dealing
with the telephone and minute taking. Deal with ICT Procurement and quotation
request
. Capture on LOGIS (SCM Services for the directorate. Render administrative
support services. Provide support to the ICT Directorate regarding meeting: arrange
meeting, prepare documentation.


ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (
MALARIA CONTROL PROGRAMME
)

Centre: Prov
incial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R170 799 p.a. [Level 7] plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
40


Requirements:
BA Degree / Diploma / Grade 12 plus 3 years experience in
Administration. Understanding of departmental policies. Knowledge of PFMA, PPPFA,

VULINDLELA, BAS, LOGIS and PERSAL. Good verbal and written communication
skills. Ability to work in a team and under pressure. Computer literate. A valid drivers
license will be optional.


Duties:
Provide administrative support within Malaria Control Prog
ramme. Processing
the procurement and payment of goods and services. Assist with travel and
accommodation arrangements. Logistical arrangement of meetings and workshop.
Recording minutes of meetings. Assist in managing Budget and expenditure. Provide
suppo
rt with the management of assets, Provide guidance to subordinates, Capture
data on personnel information system, Revise transaction on PERSAL. Assist in the
implementation of recruitment and selections processes. Provide assistance in
preparing reports.


ADMINISTRATI
VE OFFICER:
HEALTH TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Centre: Provincial Office

Salary: R170 799 p.a. [Level 7] plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
41


Requirements:
A three (3) year Degree, preferably B. Com. A minimum of three (3)
years work
experience in public sector or similar environment. Knowledge and
experience on use of BAS and LOGIS systems. Knowledge of PFMA and National
Treasury Regulations. A Valid Driver’s license. Be computer literate. Good verbal and
written communication skills.


Duties:
Perform a variety of administrative functions in the directorate, including MTEF
and budget inputs. Monitor expenditure of the directorate. Process and coordinate
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procurement of medical equipment, goods and services. Assist with drafting of repor
ts
for the directorate. Make travelling arrangements and planning of meetings/ workshops.



LIBRARIAN

Centre: Mpumalanga College Of Nursing

Salary: R138 345 p.a. [Level 6]

plus benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
4
2


Requirements:
A Bachelors degree in
Library Science; Experience in library. Skills and
Competencies: Computer literacy: Good interpersonal relations: Communication (verbal
and written): Good organizational skills: Attention to detail.

Driver’s license.


Duties:
Maintain adequate library
literature (buying of publications, annotations, etc):
Maintain accession and loan registers: Cataloguing and classification of new books and
publications: Compilation of bibliographies, answering reference questions (personal,
telephonic and e
-
mail) and s
upplying bibliographic verification: Provide assistance to
professional staff (researches) on publications and other literature including Internet and
Cabinet searches: Manage services in library including photocopying services: Update
loose
-
leaf publicati
ons: Assist with interlibrary loans: Library Committee member and
responsible for library committee meetings and give effect to recommendations of the
library committee. Provide statistics.


MICROSCOPIST:
MALARIA

Gr 1 (2 posts)

Centre: Bushbuckridge

Sub
-
district;
Nkomazi
Sub
-
district

Salary: R1
38 345

p.a. [Level 6]

pus
benefits

Reference No.: MPDoH/
May
/13/
4
3


Requirement
s
:
Grade 12 plus
three (3)

years relevant
experience
(
in malaria control
)
.
Good interpersonal relationship, Leadership skill. An
incumbent must be prepared to be
trained on malaria blood smear collection.

Driver’s licence.


Duties:

Identification of malaria parasites from smears collected from the field and
health facilities. Assist with microscopy parasite counts of blood smears co
llected during
scientific studies for evaluating drug efficacy. Perform malaria rapid diagnostic test and
notification of all positive cases.


ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: FLEET MANAGEMENT

Centre: Provincial Office: Subsidized Vehicle Unit

Salary: R170 799 p.a
. [Level 7] plus benefits

Reference No: MPDoH/
May
/13/
4
4


Requirements:
Grade 12 plus three (03) years experience in Subsidized Vehicle or
Fleet Management, Computer literate and valid driver’s licence. Knowledge of the
Departmental policies, prescripts and

practices. Good interpersonal as well as written
and verbal communication skills.

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Duties:

Administer the applications for subsidized vehicles. Manage and control the
logbooks of all subsidized vehicles. Administer the subsidized vehicles allowances

Manag
e and administer all problems and queries related to subsidized vehicles.

Monitor
the utilization of subsidized vehicles. Inspection of all subsidized vehicles in the
Department. Provide day to day management of subsidized vehicles. Ensure the proper
compl
etion and regular scripting of all records and returns related to subsidized motor
transport. To keep an up to date inventory of the subsidized vehicles for the whole
Department .To act as a liaison between his/her office, Department of Public Works
Roads
and Transport, Insurance, Financial and Maintenance service providers.


TRANSPORT OFFICER: FLEET MANAGEMENT Subsidized Vehicle Unit (
22

Posts)

Centre: Gert Sibande District Office, Nkangala District Office, Barberton Hospital,
Matikwana Hospital, Matibidi Hospital, HA Grove Hospital, Waterval Boven
Hospital, Js Moroka Sub District, Thembisile Hani Sub District, Impungwe
Hospital, Witbank TB Hospi
tal, Piet Retief Hospital, Amajuba
Memorial
Hospital,
Elsie Ballot, Embhuleni Hospital, Bethal Hospital, Standerton TB, Ermelo
-
Sub
District
; Mpumalanga College of Nursing
, Bongani TB Hospital; Witbank
Hospital
; Barberton TB

Salary: R170 799 p.a
.

[Level 7]

plus benefits

Reference No: MPDoH/
May
/13
/4
5


Requirements:
An appropriate Degree/ Diploma or equivalent qualification or Grade
12 plus three (3) years experience in Government Vehicle or Fleet Management,
Computer literate and valid driver’s licence. Kno
wledge of the Departmental policies,
prescripts and practices. Good interpersonal as well as written and verbal
communication skills.


Duties:
Co
-
ordinate transport
-

ensures that the best and most economical use of
government motor transport is maintained. To exercise control over the maintenance
and expenditure involved in the use of government motor transport. To arrange for
proper completion a
nd regular scrutiny of all records and returns concerning
government motor transport. Ensure that the vehicles under his/her control are kept in a
good condition and that they are serviced regularly. Ensure the control of logbooks and
the safe keeping of k
eys and petrol cards. Ensure that all instructions relevant to the
use, operation and maintenance of government motor vehicles are complied with the
act as liaison between his/her office, First Auto and Government Garage. Ensure that
maintenance schedules
are kept and that vehicles are properly looked after and
checked on daily basis before and after each trip. Ensure availability of vehicles and co
-
ordinate transport. To plan daily, weekly and monthly vehicle use in line with priorities
and service deliver
y aims.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

(Media Liaison and Monitoring)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R252 144 p.a. [Level 9] plus benefits

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Reference No: MPDoH/May/13/46


Requirements:
Appropriate degree/diploma or equivalent qualification in
Journali
sm/Communications and at least 2 years' relevant experience. Excellent writing,
research and news gathering skills. Sound understanding of Government's policies,
particularly those of the Department of Health. Knowledge of current affairs issues. A
valid C
ode 08 driver’s licence. Excellent understanding of the South African and
International media. Ability to analyse and interpret media coverage. Excellent research
and writing skills. Familiarity with Government communication systems and newsroom
experience

will be added advantages. Computer literate with advanced skills in
Microsoft applications such a Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Advanced Internet search
and computer skills. Willingness to travel and work irregular hours even during public
holidays.


Dutie
s:
Develop and maintain relations with the mass media. Update and manage the
media database for the department. Assist in drafting and implementing media relations
strategies. Organise media briefing, media conferences and media coverage for
departmental
events. Develop and maintain a media library and give general
communication support as and when required by the supervisor. Assist in the public
appearance programme of the MEC, HOD and senior managers of the department.
Assist in drafting and implementing

media relations strategies. Provide photographic
services when required.


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

(Internal Communication and Publications)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R170 799 p.a. [Level 7] plus benefits

Reference No: MPDoH/May/13/47


Requirements:
Appropriate 3
-
year degree/diploma or equivalent qualification in
Journalism/Communication and at least 2 years' experience in government
communication. Excellent writing, research and news gathering skills. Sound
understanding of Government's

policies, particularly those of the Department of Health.
A valid Code 08 driver’s licence and willingness to travel and work irregular hours even
during public holidays. Excellent research and writing skills. Familiarity with government
communication sys
tems and news article writing experience will be an added
advantage. Computer literate with advanced skills in Microsoft applications such a
Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Advanced Internet search and computer skills.


Duties
: Develop content for health info
rmation products. Draft news articles for all
departmental publications. Update and manage information on the departmental
website and intranet. Assist with production of content for all communication and
marketing campaigns. Provide photographic and audio

visual services in all
departmental events and activities



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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

(Internal Communication and Publications)

Centre: Provincial Office, Nelspruit

Salary: R170 799 p.a. [Level 7] plus benefits

Reference No: MPDoH/May/13/48