October 23, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HEALTH SUPPORT

CENTRE : Directorate: Service Priorities Coordination


REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate 3-year Health related National
Diploma/Degree or equivalent, registrable with a relevant South African
Statutory Council. Experience: Appropriate experience in public health
management/programme development and community or primary health care
services and management thereof. Inherent requirement of the job Valid
Driver’s licence. Willingness to travel to the districts and national offices.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Project management skills. Analytical and
problem-solving skills. Knowledge and application of regulations, policies,
procedures and indicators relevant to health programmes. Understanding of
the District Health System. Good written and communication skills in at least
two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Computer literacy.


DUTIES : Manage and coordinate a high burden and high priority health programme.
Examine and appraise health programmes (as required) with respect to
implementation status, quality of service, outcomes of programme and burden
of disease implications. Ensure the implementation of optimal health control
policies and strategies in the province. Develop policies and guidelines in
respect to the planning, implementation and monitoring of a provincial
prevention, treatment and control programme. Produce quarterly reports and annual reviews of health programme. Participate as key member of the Service
Priority Project Team as required to give effect to a health systems response.


ENQUIRIES : Ms H Goeiman Tel No: (021) 815- 8741


APPLICATIONS : Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online
applications)


NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

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