City of Johannesburg Jobs: Director
Branch: District Health Services
Salary Range: R62 284.19 – R77 850.07 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
Grade 12 plus Basic Nursing Diploma/Nursing Degree (NQF level 6/7);
National Diploma in Environmental/Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) with Health Service Management as one of the major subjects;
Honors Degree/Advanced nursing Diploma (NQF level 8);
Masters Degree in the relevant Nursing or Public Health field (NQF level 9);
Proof of current registration with a Professional Body;
Minimum 10 years’ experience after basic qualification
10 years or more in senior management experience in the Primary Health Care setting;
Extensive knowledge and experience in Research, Monitoring and Evaluation of Health and Pharmaceutical programmes, District Health Information Systems, Training and Development;
Advanced Computer literacy (MS Office); and
Valid driver’s licence.
The District Health Systems Development (DHSD) Director leads, gives strategic direction, control, monitors and evaluates the implementation and development of District Health
Systems using the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach – the development of the comprehensive and integrated primary health care services in all health facilities in the City, including the community based and outreach services. The director ensures that provision of the integrated and comprehensive Primary Health Care services in the City is developed and implemented within and aligned to the national and provincial frameworks including the National Health Insurance.
Key Performance Areas:
The Director will provide strategic direction, decision making, planning and leadership and will ensure that appropriate strategies, business plans, protocols and procedures are
developed, approved, communicated to the relevant stakeholders and implemented so that the strategic imperatives of the Municipalities are met. Leads, directs, and controls the management and implementations of District Health Services. Plan, monitor and control the PHC’s annual operating and capital budget so that spending is in line with the Municipal requirements and or Municipal Financial Management Act. Lead and direct staff within the Department so that they can achieve the objectives set for them. Defining/adjusting the role boundaries, workflow processes and job design against laid down service delivery requirements. Establish, lead and manage the research activities in the field of district health in order to determine trends and best practices within the discipline Nationally and Internationally. Internal Customer Focused Service Delivery. External CustomerFocused Service Delivery.
Strategic Direction and Leadership, People Management, Financial
Management, Change Leadership, Stakeholder Management, Conflict Management, Programmes
and Project Management. Ability to organize multiple high level tasks simultaneously. Facilitate and
direct consultation with external stakeholders to ensure strategic outcomes. Excellent written
communication, Financial and Management skills. Must be able to work under pressure, Work
independently and Make decisions.
Must form part of the multidisciplinary team. Must be resilient and possess ability to cope with charge. Willingness to work extra hours whenever required. Customer and Service Delivery Management (Batho Pele) Ethics, Integrity and Professionalism; Impact and Influence and
Confidentiality. This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African/White Males and African/White Females, including people with disabilities.
Contact Person: Promise Mbedzi
Tel No: (011) 407 7048
Workplace: Health Department
All applications will be through the website using this link:
Or visit www.joburg.org.za and click on Vacancies.