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REF NO: NDOH 53/2017 (12 months contract)

The National Department of Health invites graduates who seek practical work experience and unemployed graduates who are interested in a public service career to apply for internship (an occupationally-based work experience opportunity) in the areas mentioned below for a minimum of twelve months. The applicants must not have been exposed to work experience in their area of study or have participated in an internship programme in a government department. The Department aims to enhance the employability of unemployed graduates as potential employees through this internship programme.

SALARY: Stipend: R5 000 per month

CENTRE: National Department of Health. Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/Diploma in Administration, Public Administration, Public Management, Office Administration and Management, Statistics, Financial Management, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Purchasing Management, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, Information Technology, Information Systems, Project Management, Internal Audit, Commerce, Risk Management, Management, International Relations, Human Resources Development, Training Management and Human Resources Management.

DUTIES: Administration. Financial & Supply Chain Management. Employment Relations. Communication. Health Information Research Monitoring & Evaluation. Environmental Health & Port Health Services. Provincial Financial Management Support. Health Regulations: Projects. Health Regulations & Compliance. Internal Audit. District Health Systems. International Relations. National Health Insurance. Nursing Services. TB Control & Management. Human Resource Management & Development. Human Resource Policy, Planning & Management. Information Communication Technology. Clearly mark your application, “Internship Programme 2017/2018”, quote the Ref no: NDOH 53/2017 and the area of placement /study area as your reference number. For more information regarding qualification required and placement/study area please go to

ENQUIRIES: Mr A Masilo Tel no: (012) 395 8669

APPLICATIONS: The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets.Pretoria.


NOTE: All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applications should be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualification certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including ID and driver’s licence. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.