Dec 04, 2018

Women's Health & Genetics Director

  • Department of Health
  • Pretoria
Full time Health Care

Job Description

(REF NO: NDOH 59/2018)
SALARY : An all inclusive remuneration package of  [basic salary consists of 70% of total package, the State’s
contribution to the Government Employee’s Pension Fund (13% of
basic salary) and a flexible portion]. The flexible portion of the package
can be structured according to Senior Management
Service Guidelines.
CENTRE : Chief Directorate: Women’s Maternal and Reproductive
Health. Directorate: Women’s Health, Pretoria.
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification in
Health Sciences, Community or Public Health. Registration with a
Health Professional Council as recognised by SAQA. At least five
(5) years’ experience at a middle/senior management level, with
specific emphasis on women’s health programme. Experience
should also be in National and International liaison as well as policy
drafting and implementation, strategic and operational planning.
Knowledge of family health, with particular emphasis on prevention
of birth defects, family planning and contraception, Termination of
Pregnancy (TOP), sexual assault care, and HIV/AIDS. Knowledge
of international conventions such as CEDAW, IPID, World Summit
Goals, Millennium Development Goals and the CARMMA strategy
for South Africa. Knowledge of PFMA (Public Finance Management
Act), Treasury Regulations and human resource legislative
framework. Good communication (written and verbal), computer
and interpersonal skills. Willingness to travel frequently locally and
internationally as well as working long hours. A valid driver’s
KEY PERFORMANCE : Management of women’s and reproductive health. Improve access
to sexual and reproductive health services through monitoring and
evaluation status. Scale up the contraception and family planning
services. Revitalise the contraception and family planning campaign
to increase the uptake of contraceptive and family planning
methods. Promote the utilisation of the modern contraceptive in
order to increase the couple year protection rate. Management of
women’s, breast and cervical cancers. Monitoring, evaluation and
reporting. Ensure quarterly reporting system compliance on Annual
Performance Plan indicators. Ensure provision of quarterly
feedback to provinces on performance indicators. Ensure efficient
functioning of the directorate’s financial, programme, human
resources and risk management.

The Director-General, National Department of Health,
Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered
applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application
Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as
Andries) and Struben streets.Pretoria


R1 005 063 per annum

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