Careers @ HISP

Are you looking for a career with a dedicated family of professionals?  Any positions currently available with HISP will be displayed here – along with details of what the position entails, the requirements that applicants must satisfy to apply, and other pertinent information related to the post.

Before applying, ensure that you meet all of the minimum requirements specified!  To apply for a position, send a copy of your resume/CV to hr@hisp.org and ensure you follow the application instructions for the relevant post.

The following requirements apply to ALL advertised posts:

Communication and report writing skills are critical.  A valid driver’s license is required and the successful candidate should be willing and able to travel extensively. Strong service orientation.  High level of computer literacy including skills in Microsoft Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint®.

Current Vacancies

1. SENIOR INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER (ICT Infrastructure)

Fixed term 2 year contract on post grade C4 with annual base salary between R357,903 and R536,855, depending on compliance to job requirements. Benefits include pension and medical aid contributions, 21 days annual leave, maternity plus study leave and financial assistance for formal studies.

Enquiries:  jason@hisp.org

 Key Responsibilities:

Provide advanced technical services to HISP staff, contractors/agents, employees and customers, with particular emphasis on:

  • Server-based systems and application deployment, configuration, maintenance, administration, support, security and related technical services;
  • Device-based deployment, configuration, maintenance, administration, support, security, and related technical services;
  • Undertake training, induction and/or capacity building in the areas of technical services offered by the Infrastructure team;
  • Administrative support and documentation, project reports;
  • Research, development and testing of new solutions to meet the needs of HISP staff, contractors/agents and customers;

Job Requirements:

Related IT Certification; Degree/Diploma in IT will be an advantage. 2 to 3 years working experience as systems administrator or similar/relevant position in the IT field. Skills: Hardware (Advanced), Ubuntu (Intermediate), Virtualization (Intermediate), Scripting (Intermediate), Networking (Advanced), Web Services (Intermediate), DBME / SQL (Intermediate), Windows Desktop (Advanced), Android (Intermediate), Security (Intermediate). Knowledge or experience with a Data Centre environment will be an advantage, as will knowledge/experience in public health systems, project management and/or working knowledge of the DHIS and/or interoperability. Valid driver’s license needed and willing and able to travel extensively within SA and abroad.

2. JUNIOR INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER (ICT Infrastructure) 

Fixed term 2 year contract on post grade C2 with base salary range between R259,654 and R389,480, depending on compliance to job requirements below. Should the person exceed the minimum post requirements and demonstrate advanced to expert skills, the incumbent may be appointed on a higher level.

Benefits include pension and medical aid subsidies, 21 days annual leave plus maternity, study leave and financial assistance for formal studies.

Enquiries:  jason@hisp.org 

Key Responsibilities:

Assist in the provision of technical services to HISP staff, contractors/agents, employees and customers, with particular emphasis on:

  • Server-based systems and application deployment, configuration, maintenance, administration, support, security and related technical services;
  • Device-based deployment, configuration, maintenance, administration, support, security, and related technical services;
  • Undertake training, induction and/or capacity building in the areas of technical services offered by the Infrastructure team;
  • Administrative support and documentation, project reports;
  • Research, development and testing of new solutions to meet the needs of HISP staff, contractors/agents and customers;

Job Requirements:

Related IT Certification; Degree/Diploma in IT will be an advantage. 2 years working experience as systems administrator or similar/relevant position in the IT field. Skills: Hardware (Intermediate), Ubuntu (Basic), Virtualization (Basic), Scripting (Basic), Networking (Intermediate), Web Services (Basic), DBME / SQL (Basic), Windows Desktop (Intermediate), Android (Intermediate), Security (Basic). Knowledge or experience with a Data Centre environment will be an advantage, as will knowledge/experience in public health systems, project management and/or working knowledge of the DHIS and/or interoperability. Valid driver’s license needed and willing and able to travel extensively within SA and abroad.

Closing Date: 4 September 2017

Submit your CV with a cover letter and a self-assessment matrix based on the key responsibilities of the position to morne@hisp.org

In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, consideration will be given to HISP-SA’s Employment Equity objectives. Should you not receive correspondence from HISP-SA within 30 days of the closing date, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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