Chief Directorate: Communicable Diseases

R1 269 951 per annum, (an all inclusive remuneration package), (basic salary
consist of 70% of total package, the State’s contribution to the Government
Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion). The
flexible portion of the package can be structured according to the Senior
Management Service guidelines.
CENTRE Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF 7) as recognised by SAQA in
Epidemiology or Communicable Diseases or Public Health or Health Sciences.
At least five (5) years’ experience at a senior management level in
Epidemiology and/or Public Health or Communicable Diseases and control
thereof. Knowledge of Financial, SCM and HR regulatory frameworks, policy
development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring). Good
communication (written and verbal), co-ordination, project management,
planning, organisational and computer (MS Office) skills. Ability to work
independently and well under pressure. Willingness to work irregular hours and
travel frequently. A valid driver’s licence. SMS pre-entry Certificate is required
for appointment finalisation.
DUTIES : Improve the prevention, management and control of emerging and reemerging communicable diseases. Strengthen systems for Epidemic
Preparedness and Response (EPR) to communicable diseases. Improve the
prevention, management and control of malaria. Strengthen, cross border,
regional and international collaboration of communicable diseases. Improve
the notifiable medical conditions surveillance system.\such as legislation,
policy and guideline formulation for communicable diseases. Facilitate the
implementation of the international health regulations. Ensure successful risk
management in the unit. Manage risks related to achieving the objectives of
the Chief Directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Mr RW Morewane at Tel No: 012 395 – 8757

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