WC DOH Vacancies – Principal Personnel Officer (Transversal Employment Matters and COIDA)

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The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.

Principal Personnel Officer (Transversal Employment Matters and COIDA)

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: HO138/2022

Directorate: People Management Planning and Practices, Head Office

Inherent Requirement Of The Job:
A valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.
Appropriate experience in COIDA and Basic Conditions of Employment Act. Appropriate experience in BAS system transaction processing.
Candidate who are shortlisted for interviews will be expected to complete a practical test.
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Knowledge of the Public Service Act and Collective Agreements. Sound knowledge of Compensation for Occupational and Diseases Act, (COIDA). Sound knowledge of the administration of the COIDA systems. Advanced computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and Outlook) and ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good communication, conflict management, interpersonal leadership and supervisory skills. Ability to deal with high volumes of work and to work under pressure.
Mr TJ Kwatala, Tel no (021) 483-3174
Minimum Educational Qualification:
Senior Certificate (or Equivalent).
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
The successful candidate will undertake supervisory functions as well as the performance management of the section and will be responsible for COIDA administration and transversal matters that will include the following: Administer all aspects of Injury on Duty. Ensure effective application of COIDA cases. Ensure effective application of COIDA cases. Administer capturing of applications on CompEasy and maintain COID in-house programme. Provide COIDA stats to various role-players. Assist with COIDA training and information sessions to various Institutions/Districts. Liaise with various role players (internal and external). Overtime, commuted overtime, resettlement costs, acting and other allowances. Applications for foreign travel and sabbatical leave. Handle telephonic and written enquiries as well as rendering advice and support to line managers.
R 261 372 per annum – R 307 890 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
10/14/2022 12:00:00 AM
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.

  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM