Principal Medical Officer Grade 3 (X2 Posts) 
Ref No: HR 5/1/2/3/93 

SALARY: R 1 106 037 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE: Compensation Fund, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: MBCHB Degree. HPCSA Registration. 10 years’ experience as a Medical practitioner after registration. Experience in Occupational Medicine practice will be advantage. Knowledge: Compensation Fund business, services, strategies and goals. Directorate goals and performance requirements. Constitution Act 108 of 1996. Public Service Regulations. Public Service Act. PFMA and National Treasury Regulations. Promotion of Access to Information Act. Customer Services (Batho Pele Principles). Technical Knowledge. COIDA. Legislative Requirement: COIDA. OHS. National Health Act and related Regulations Public Finance Management Act. National Treasury Regulations. Public Service Regulations. Promotion of Access to Information Act. Skills: Required Technical Proficiency/Medical skills. Business Writing Skills. Required IT skills. Strategic Leadership. Financial Management .Change Management. Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation (SDI) Planning and Organizing. Problem Solving and Analysis. Decision Making. Accountability. People Management and Empowerment (including developing others). Client Orientation and Customer Focus. Communication. Work Ethic and self-management. Risk Management and Corporate Governance. Environmental Awareness

DUTIES: Manage research into occupational disease trends. Manage the development of a research matrix in order to ensure that the Compensation Fund adheres to best practices Ensure the Monitoring and Evaluation of research conducted to evaluate against international trends and norms that are emerging. Utilise research to inform and integrate the compensation process in respect of occupational disease benchmarks. Develop and continuously update guidelines on occupation disease research. Manage stakeholder relations with respect to research on occupation injuries and diseases. Engage with stakeholders (medical providers, hospitals) on occupational injuries and diseases. Guide provincial medical services on occupational disease and injuries trends. Provide input into strategic plans and policy in line with best practise. Advise on the implications of occupational disease trends and changes in terms of legislation changes.  Manage and provide advice on medical aspects of compensation claims. Ensure the provision of advice and consultation on medical opinions. Advise on the content of policies on injury and disease. Provide specialist advice and guidance to medical adjudicators and claims processors in the provinces Management of resources.

ENQUIRIES: Dr LS Motsepe, Tel: (012) 406 5856

Note: Coloureds, Indians Whites and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

APPLICATIONS: Chief Director: Corporate Services: P O Box 955, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at 167 Thabo Sehume & Madiba Street, Delta Heights Building 
FOR ATTENTION: Sub-directorate: Human Resources Planning Practices and Administration, Compensation Fund.

CLOSING DATE: 07 October 2022 at 16:00
NOTE/ Instruction: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the applicant. Failure to fully complete, initial and sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. ONLY a fully completed, initialled and signed new form Z83 (Section A, B, C and D compulsory and (Section E, F and G ignore if CV attached) and recently updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience) is required. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from Human Resources and such qualification(s) and other related document(s) will be in line with the requirements of the advert. Foreign qualification must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) (only when shortlisted). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned instruction/ requirements, as well as applications received late will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via email or fax. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.  A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will be expected to sign an Internship performance agreement. The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s)