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Gauteng Department of Health is hiring Permanent Secretary


Gauteng Department of Health is hiring and invites applications for a Permanent Secretary vacancy.

Closing date: 23 February 2024


Gauteng Department of Health is hiring Permanent Secretary

  • Reference Number : refs/019943
  • Directorate : INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R202 233 per annum plus benefits
  • Enquiries : Prof GR Tintinger: 012 354 2112

Requirements :

Grade 12. Secretarial studies or equivalent qualification. good typing skills a necessity. Must be computer literate (Ms Word. Outlook, PowerPoint etc.). Good communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational, planning, problem solving and time management skills. Be presentable, self-driven with the ability to work independently and under pressure.

Must be able to handle a variety of tasks and meet deadlines. Good telephone etiquette and customer orientation. Must be proficient in English (read, write and speak). Be prepared to go an extra mile. Knowledge and application of Batho Pele principles and public service code of conduct.

Duties :

Provide Secretarial support and general administration support to the department. Type/write routine notes, memos, letters and reports. Take minutes during meetings. Maintain an effective filling and document tracking system (electronic and physical).

Good general administrative duties including photocopying, scanning and faxing, typing; and performing any other duties delegated by the supervisor. comply with the Performance Management and Development system (contracting, quarterly reviews and final assessment).

Notes :

Download New Z83 Form

Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal: No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.

NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and detailed CV will be disqualified. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview).

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. Suitable candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.

Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended candidates. It is Department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. NB: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.