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Department of Health North West Provincial Government Republic of South Africa


29 October 2020

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Job Description:
In terms of Section 38 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), the North West Department of Health calls on a qualified and interested person to serve as a Chairperson of the Risk Management Committee.

Candidate Requirements:
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelors Degree or equivalent qualifications with seven to ten years’ experience gained from Audit/Financial/Risk Management environment. Experience in or knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, COSO framework, and Public Sector Risk Management Framework. Knowledge and or experience in Fraud and Corruption will be added as an advantage. In addition to the above, the candidate should demonstrate experience in participating in governance structures, ability to dedicate time to the activities of Departmental Risk Management Committee, have an inquisitive personality within reasonable levels of probing, analytical reasoning abilities and good communication skills, and a fair understanding of the regulatory framework within which provincial departments operates.

The primary objective of the Risk Management Committee is to assist the Accounting Officer to discharge of his/her duties in respect of risk management with an ultimate aim of achieving the Department’s objectives. Review and monitor implementation of risk management framework, policy, charter and strategy within the Department. Review and monitor the implementation of Fraud and Anti-Corruption Strategy and Policy. Ensure integration of risk management into planning, monitoring and reporting processes. Provide advice/guidance on setting risk appetite and review risk appetite and tolerance levels. The Committee is expected its activities in terms of the Public Sector Risk Management Framework, PFMA,Risk Committee Charter and King III report on Corporate Governance. Provide proper and timely reports to the Accounting Officer on the state of Risk Management, together with aspects requiring improvement accompanied by the Committee’s recommendations to address such issues

Term of appointment:
Appointment will be made for a period of 3 years. This is not a full-time appointment. The Risk Management Committee has four statutory meetings per annum and additional meetings may be convened as deemed by the Chairperson or Department of Health.

Submission Of Applications: 
Candidates may apply personally or nominated by others. All applications may be accompanied by certified copies of all relevant qualifications. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in disqualification of applicant or nominee.
Applications to be forwarded to: Department of Health, Private Bag X2068, Mmabatho, 2735, Attention to: Mr. K Motoko

Hand Delivery: New Office Park Building, Corner 1st Street & Sekame Road, Mmabatho

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