HISP (Health information Systems Program) Recent Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

30 Aug, 2019

Category :

Management Jobs in South Africa

HISP (Health information Systems Program) is a global network of people, entities and organisations that design, implement and sustain Health Information Systems.

As a network, HISP globally follows a participatory approach to support local management of healthcare delivery and information flows, and was established by the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo.


Job Title: Manager for Corporate Services
Location: Pretoria, South Africa

The purpose of the position is to work primarily in a donor funded project environment, complex ICT & health regulated environment, pressurised and deadline driven, matrix reporting, customer centric, and we are currently undergoing transformation with priority to align with B-BBEE.


  • Head the operations and corporate services portfolio of the organization that includes the following functions/units: Organizational Performance, M&E & Risk Management, Human Resources and Facility Management; Legal and Corporate Governance Policies
  • Drive the People Agenda aligned to the HISP strategy with relevant measurements
  • Develop HR Strategy that aligns with overall HISP business goals and objectives premised on a transformation agenda, staff talent development to deliver on business objectives; and provide guiding principles for succession planning
  • Develop and ensure HISP workforce management practices are efficient and state of the art
  • Lead Organizational Development interventions (Transformation strategy, Performance management) to optimize effectiveness
  • Ensure that organisational development processes support benchmarking and improved organisational efficiencies and aligned with King IV corporate governance principles
  • Ensure that reward and recognition practices are appropriate and efficient
  • Continuous improvement of employee wellness practices
  • Develop, consult, maintain- and implement corporate governance related policies and schedule of delegations
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and legal requirements as well as sound business practices
  • Develop an organizational performance monitoring and evaluation and risk management framework in consultation with stakeholders
  • Provide governance and secretariat support to the HISP Board of Directors; and support
  • Reporting and documentation keeping for the board
  • Function as part of the organisation’s Operations Management Team; support the EXCOM with
  • Transformation agenda and B-BBEE strategy, chair the EE Committee and report to EXCOM as


  • Qualifications & Experience:
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Law, Human Resources Management, Labour Law, Advanced
  • Business Management
  • Senior/ Executive Management qualification
  • 10+ years’ experience in HR management- and organisational development where 5 years HR
  • Exec level experience is required (as part of the 10+years in HR Management)
  • Exposure to working with Board of Directors and matters related to Company Secretary
  • functions
  • Knowledge & Skills:
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of overall Corporate Governance and HR strategic
  • principles and practices; affiliation with Institute of Directors (IoD) Southern Africa will be an
  • advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of SA employment- and company laws
  • Broad knowledge of industrial relations, performance management, employee remuneration,
  • skills development, job evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to detail
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Attributes:
  • Integrity
  • Quality orientated
  • Consistent
  • Other:
  • Able to work flexible working hours and willing to travel.

• Membership to a professional HR management organisation like SA Board for People Practices
(SABPP) is an advantage

To apply

Submit your CV with a cover letter and a self-assessment matrix based on the key responsibilities of the position to [email protected].

Application Deadline: Saturday, 7 September, 2019

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