Internal Vacancies Guidelines to Applicants Bulletin Additional

Internal Vacancies
Bulletin Additional
1014/002-01
Guidelines to Applicants
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If you meet the requirements, kindly forward a concise CV to
the relevant Practitioner /Administrator (Human Resources)
either or by fax or email, quoting the reference number and
the job title.
The onus is on you to ensure that your application has been
received. Applications received without the reference
numbers and copies of qualifications as well as those
received after the closing date will not be considered.
Any credentials of the contract of employment shall be
subject to reference and or ITC checks.
Successful candidates may be required to undergo
psychometric assessment.
ALL positions that require an applicant to be registered with
a professional body must attach proof of registration with
their application. Applications sent without the proof of
registration will not be considered.
These positions are open to all employees of the NHLS
including the employees who are on contract in similar or
different positions currently.
Internal application forms should be accompanied by
concise Curriculum Vitae of the applicant.
Please indicate the following on the application form:
a. The Region.
b. The Business Unit.
c. The post applying for (Job Title).
d. The reference number of the post.
Applications received without the required information will
not be processed.
Correspondence will be limited to short -listed candidates
only.
The NHLS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer. The filling of Posts will be guided by the NHLS
Employment Equity Targets.
Successful applicants will be remunerated on the published
scale associated with the grade of the post. This means that
the remuneration of an applicant who is successful for a
position that is lower than his/her current job grade will be
adjusted downward with effect from the date of appointment.
Please note that the NHLS reserves the right to use other
mediums (video conference, Skype, telephone, etc) when
conducting interviews as a cost -saving measure. However,
for all front -line and middle -level appointments other
mediums maybe also be usedexcept telephonic interviews.
THE CLOSIN G DATE F OR THES E POSITIONS IS 07
NOVEMBER 2014
GAUTENG REGION
BUSINESS UNIT: TSHWANE ACADEMIC DIVISION
BUSINESS MANAGER
(PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE)
REF: GAUTAD1014/002-01(45090.001.1704)
Key Job Responsibilities:
■Contributes as a member of the senior management team responsible for strategic planning of the academic complex and
conducts operational planning of the Tertiary laboratory to ensure the most effective utilisation of resources, achievement of all
required performance objectives and alignment of NHLS to the changing needs of customers and stakeholders. ■Monitors and
manages laboratory performance to ensure objectives are achieved in terms of turnaround times, cost containment, minimization
of wastage, quality and customer service. ■Oversees and ensures resources are available for the teaching, training and
research activities of pathology within the academic complex to ensure the obligations and objectives of NHLS and university are
met. ■Develops and manages senior staff to ensure they have the skills required by the organisation and are able to achieve
their performance objectives ■Conducts marketing and client liaison with external bodies e.g. Hospital Administration and local
tertiary education institutions to foster harmonious relations. ■Responsible for the development and management of operational
budgets to ensure the most effective utilisation of financial resources, maintenance of costs within budget and the achievement
of profitability objectives. ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure
compliance. ■Responsible for Human Resources management to ensure optimal staff utilisation and maintenance of sound
labour relation within the business unit. ■Responsible for overseeing and monitoring of the laboratory information system and
other IT systems to ensure smooth operation of the business unit. ■Oversees and monitors the procurement process to ensure
optimal stock levels, cost containment and appropriate selection of equipment and services in compliance with legislation, policy
and approved budgetary framework. ■Manages and monitors the laboratory quality system in accordance with SANAS
accreditation requirements to ensure delivery of quality results. ■Establish and promote Research & Development into potential
new or enhanced technologies in order to improve the scope, quality, cost-effectiveness and turnaround times of diagnostic
pathology service delivery within a setting of limited financial and human resources. ■Oversee general management of contracts
relating to equipment, security, cleaning, utilities, building maintenance etc. of business unit to ensure the delivery of cost
effective services in line with the needs of the business. ■Oversees the implementation of health, safety and environmental
requirements to ensure the implementation of all necessary processes and procedures, compliance with legislation and the
achievement of a healthy, safe and environmentally friendly environment in line with objectives.
Key Competency Requirements:
■Medical Specialist in the field of pathology / Medical Technologist ■HPCSA registration in relevant discipline ■8 years relevant
experience of which 3-5 should be in a management role. ■Specialist pathology knowledge ■Leadership skills ■Communication
skills ■Planning skills ■Analytical skills ■Financial and General management ■Initiative ■Strategic management ■Negotiation
and conflict resolution skills ■Interpersonal skills ■Knowledge of laboratory information and ERP systems ■Computer skills.
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Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service
External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers
Enquiries may be directed to Nicola Mdhluli @ (011) 386 6145
Please indicate the reference number of the post
Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 07 NOVEMBER 2014.
FREE STATE AND NORTH WEST REGION
AREA MANAGER
FREE STATE AND NORTH WEST
BASED AT BLOEMFONTEIN
(PAY ZONE E1)
(SALARY WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS)
REF: CORFS-NW1014/002-01 (30091-001-1717)
An exciting opportunity exists to join the NHLS Senior Management Team as Area Manager. This role responsibility is to
implement and facilitate all operational activities of the business. The Area Manager will be responsible for executing the
operational plans through managing the day to day operations within the respective region. This role is responsible for
implementing the system and products, through effective management of the regional business structures in order to provide
patient centeredness and efficient customer services.
Key Job Responsibilities:
To be responsible for executing the operational plans through managing day to day operations within the respective region.
To roll out organisational objectives within all the relevant business units within the area of responsibility.To work closely
with Business Managers and Lab Managers in order to drive the business towards achieving the NHLS organisational objectives.
To implement various structures required to support the operational objectives and deliverables.To identify and recommend
various policies and procedures required to maximize business delivery.To review the progress of the allocated area and
report the progress against targeted deliverables.To promote the culture that reflects the organisations values encourages
good performance and rewards productivity.To be responsible for recruiting and retaining the best talent for various roles
within the region.To create a patient centered organisation that is focused on superior customer service.To work together
with the business managers and lab managers to ensure that the region's operations are managed effectively.To keep the
COO abreast of business activities and overall business progress timeously.To foster client’s relations ensuring superior
service delivery.To manage and maintain sound clients relationship for better service delivery.To manage the output and
delivery of various Laboratories to ensure alignment with objectives and business plans. To manage the impact of service to
the client / Patient.To create a platform for efficient delivery to enhance health care delivery across the region.Maintains
effective links with ground level operations to ensure that service level objectives are cascaded to all laboratory levels the impact
is measured by patients.To manage an efficient and cost effective operational area without compromising quality service at
affordable rates to patients.To manage, coach and nature the development team within the area for capacity building.To
instil a culture of measuring and managing performance and rewarding contribution.To attract, retain and develop the skills
required to meet the operational priorities.In consultation with the Chief Operations Officer (COO), develops annual budgets
that support operating plans.Prudently manages the organization’s resources within budget guidelines according to current
rules and regulations.To ensure that all company practices are compliant with all relevant legislation to minimize financial risk.
To ensure that all the area of responsibility complies with all relevant legislation and to ensure that they are mindful of risks
created by one area on another and that the decisions taken are integrated with the overall organisational objectives.
Manages and minimises risk of non compliance.Ensure correct record keeping. To ensure business continuity through
the implementation of appropriate business policies and procedures that is well communicated and implemented.To protect
the company against risk through the effective management of people, processes, clients and overall financial management.
Attributes:
The incumbent in this role must possess the following key attributes:
A strong personal commitment to the development of Public Health in South Africa.The ability to successfully implement the
mission of the NHLS to clients, funders, service, research and teaching partners An innovative approach to the growth of the
NHLS and to the fulfillment of its goals Strong Management qualities and excellent team-building, mentoring and interpersonal
skills
Experience:
 8-10 years business management experience in an operational management role with a proven track record in a healthcare
environment Experience in a Management role Experience in laboratory service
Key Skills:
Operational ManagementPeople ManagementBudgeting and Financial ManagementBusiness writing skills
Computer literacy  Project management skills.
Qualifications:
Essential:Minimum of a qualification in a Business or Operations management related disciplineBTech in Biomedical
Technology.
Desirable: MBA MAP (Management Advanced Programme)
Key Competency Requirements:
Business Acumen.People/ Service Orientation.Conflict management.Critical and Analytical Thinking.Impact and
Influence.Integrity.Persuasive.Planning and Organizing.Problem Solving and decision making.
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Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service
External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers
Enquiries may be directed to Tebogo Tena @ (011) 885 5400
Please indicate the reference number of the post
Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 07 NOVEMBER 2014
OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL INTERNAL
EXPERIENTIAL STUDENTS
Invest in your future with NHLS
National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) is the largest diagnostic pathology service in South Africa and offers unrivalled career opportunities for competent, qualified
individuals who are passionate about delivering an unequalled service to the public sector. We offer high-quality training, diverse exposure in our more than 250 laboratories as
well as sought-after research and publishing opportunities.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (INTERN)
(FIXED-TERM CONTRACT – 18 MONTHS)
REF: CORMED1014/002-01
Positions are available for Intern Medical Technologists for the 2015 student intake in various disciplines in various regions.
Intern Medical Technologist: The individuals will undergo training in the performance of laboratory tests and related
procedures according to set a curriculum.
Requirements:
• Intern Medical Technologist: National Diploma Biomedical Technology
• HPCSA Registration
Please note: Should the applicant be successful in completing his/her academic requirements for registration as a Medical Technologist with the HPCSA, the
employee will be expected to work for the NHLS in the relevant profession as follows:
• Medical Technologist - 18 months
Candidates must clearly stipulate their preferred discipline/s and preferred location.
Interested persons who meet the requirements are invited to apply via I-Recruitment: http://intranet.nhls.ac.za
Telephonic enquiries may be directed to Tebogo Tena, tel. (011) 885-5400.
Interested applicants who meet the qualification and experience requirements are invited to submit applications (concise 2-page CV) together with supporting
documents as directed above – Kindly attach copies of your result from the Board Exam (September / October 2014). Due to inherent job and operational
requirements, the applicable pre-employment screening and relevant qualification verifications will be performed on short-listed candidates.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates. If you have not heard from the NHLS within 8 weeks from closing date of application process, please accept
that your application would have been unsuccessful.
The NHLS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The NHLS Employment Equity targets will guide the filling of positions.
For further information about the NHLS, please visit www.nhls.ac.za
Closing date: 14 November 2014.
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