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 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

Manager: Corporate Services

Type: Permanent

Location: Home Office

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

People Managing: 5

Start Date: 1 October 2019

Enquiries: Dr Gugu Ngubane at


  • HISP primarily works in a donor funded project environment
  • Complex ICT & health regulated environment
  • Pressurised and deadline driven
  • Matrix reporting
  • Customer centric
  • HISP is currently undergoing transformation with priority to align with B-BBEE

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 PoliciesDrive 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 required.


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


  • Integrity
  • Quality orientated
  • Consistent


  • 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

Closing Date: 7 September 2019

Submit your CV with a cover letter and a self-assessment matrix based on the key responsibilities of the position to Prudence Molefe at

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