Vacancy: Assistant Director-department of Health

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.

NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.

POST 25/97 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Directorate: Information Management

SALARY : R 334 545 (Level 9) per annum

CENTRE : Head Office, Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate tertiary qualification with subjects relevant to Information Management. Experience: Appropriate experience in information and data management, monitoring and evaluation, and policy application. Inherent requirements of the job: Valid (Code E/EB) driver’s licence. Willingness to work away from home on continuous basis. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to perform confidently in a complex environment. Knowledge of analysis, development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation processes of public policy. Knowledge of operational and strategic planning. Excellent relationship, project, data management and advanced numeracy and report writing skills. Excellent computer skills (MS Office) and knowledge of ICT systems. Knowledge of Western Cape Government (WCG) Health electronic systems will be an advantage. Note: Candidates will have to complete a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs): Develop an operational plan aligned with the strategic plan and ensure implementation of it through project management. System optimisation, develop, standardise and implement information products, processes and procedures aligned with the strategic imperatives or business purposes of the province in consultation with stakeholders. Ensure standardised departmental data meeting data quality criteria. Build and maintain excellent client relations and staff supervision. Provide data, information and reports according to client specifications. Facilitate training within the districts for data management within the Western Cape.

ENQUIRIES : Ms L Shand, tel. no. (021) 483-2639

APPLICATIONS : The Director: Peoples Practices and Administration, Department of Health, PO Box 2060, Cape Town, 8000.

FOR ATTENTION : Ms C Dawood

CLOSING DATE : 7 July 2017