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Deputy Director: Human Resource Management

  • Full Time
  • Retreat

Western Cape Government

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Deputy Director: Human Resource Management
Component Department of Health


Southern/Western Sub-structure Office, Retreat (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

Core Title:

Human Resource And Support Personnel


Minimum educational qualification:

Appropriate three year National Diploma /Degree in a Human Resource related field.


Appropriate operational background and management experience of People Management practices in supporting health services.

An inherent requirement of the job:

Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Knowledge of the Public Service directives and application to the District Health System. Good communication skills within a dynamic inter-disciplinary team context. Ability to analyse and use data for problem-solving and decision-making. Person-centred practitioner capable of working in a fast-paced and diverse network of health facilities and ability to work under pressure. Computer literacy (Excel spreadsheets, report writing and drafting of word documents, MS PowerPoint presentations).

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Provide professional and specialised support to the Sub-structure Director regarding establishment management (extensive knowledge of PERSAL recommended). Provide management support with regard to the compilation and control of the personnel budget of the Sub-structure. Implement human resources and labour relations policies and plans e.g. Human Resource Plan, Performance Management and Improvement Plans, Workplace Skills Plan. Identify, analyse and resolve HR challenges collaboratively. Ensure effective and efficient personnel administration service to the Sub-structure office and Primary Health Care Platform. Manage transversal substructure priorities based on Monitoring and Evaluation of Performance Management Indicators for good corporate governance and continuous quality improvement in People Management.


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


Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated in the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated.


R697 011 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs)
Salary Level Level 11

Applications To:

The attention of Mr F Le Roux to the Director:
Metro Health Services, Southern/Western Sub-structure,
DP Marais Nurses Home,
Corner of White and Main Road


P.O. Box 30360

Closing Date 29 March 2019

Ms MW Smith
Tel: 021 2020 956.