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Advert – Internal Auditor - ICT

Gems

The permanent position of Internal Auditor- ICT is vacant. The Internal Auditor – ICT will report directly to the Internal Audit Manager – ICT and forms part of the Internal Audit Division. The position is based at Head Office.

 

The total remuneration package for this position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

 

The ICT Internal Auditor under the leadership of the ICT Audit Manager, will be responsible for executing audits, management of stakeholders and will be responsible for allocated tests and reporting, through the following key performance areas:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the ICT audit universe;
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a risk based internal audit plan for ICT;
  • Identify, assess and document risks and controls;
  • Develop testing strategies for controls adequacy and effectiveness testing;
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls;
  • Provided regular updates to the engagement leader on the progress and findings;
  • Provide support to the operational or business audit team during integrated audits through the identification and testing of ICT manual and automated controls;
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and commitments, keeping stakeholders informed of audit progress and issues timely;
  • Deliver allocated tasks timely, appraising the audit leader on any delivery delays;
  • Complete working papers and write findings where necessary for allocated tests; and
  • Proactively handle additional duties as reasonably requested by internal audit management from time to time.

    Qualification requirements are:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or other equivalent degree;
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
  • CRISC, CISM and / or CGIET will be advantageous;
  • At least 5 years ICT auditing, ICT governance and ICT risk management experience;
  • Excellent ICT general and applications controls review experience;
  • Knowledge of external leading risk and controls frameworks such as COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technology), ISO27000, and IT related internal controls.
  • Experience in project management or project management audits will be advantageous;
  • Proven proficiency in understanding computer networks, computer applications, and how they interact with business processes, and understanding of the COBIT 5 framework;
  • Proven proficiency in understanding and application of standards for the professional practice of internal and information systems auditing;
  • Proficient in MS Office and the internet;
  • Ability to work independently, organize tasks efficiently and perform the audit function accurately;
  • Able to cope under pressure;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;

Desirable:

  • Understanding of medical schemes industry
  • Membership or accreditation with a professional body

All external candidates, please apply via Career Junction using the following link :

https://www.careerjunction.co.za/companies/35144/government-employees-medical-scheme

 

The closing date for applications is 11 February 2022. Should you not hear from us by 30 April 2022 please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

 

***GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Kindly note that the information is required for Employment Equity purposes

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing to jobs@gems.gov.za.

*** GEMS is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with GEMS employment equity plan

 

Internal Advert – Senior Manager: B-BBEE

Gems

The position of Senior Manager: Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is vacant. The Senior Manager: B-BBEE will report directly to the Chief Corporate Services Officer, and forms part of the Corporate Services Division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.

 

The total remuneration package will be will be based on qualifications and experience.

 

The Senior Manager B-BBEE will be responsible to manage the Scheme’s transformation, including the implementation and administration of the Scheme‘s scorecards and legislation through the following KPA’s

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Lead the implementation of the requirements for B-BEE within the Scheme to meet the organisational objectives
  • Manage the B-BBEE scorecard across business activities and optimise opportunities for each pillar
  • Act as subject matter expert in B-BBEE transformation and solutions that unlock the B-BBEE levels and pillars of the B-BBEE framework
  • Monitor and report BEE spending against targets set up for various divisions, strategic interventions and endure the accuracy of such information
  • Communication internally within GEMS staff and stakeholders
  • Drive the Supplier and Development programes
  • Provide reports to Chief Corporate Services Officer
  • Project manage the achievement of the agreed BEE targets
  • Support cross organisational projects
  • Responsible for overseeing the Project Team
  • Identify Scheme opportunity and risk in government legislation, regulatory, policy, and political environmentsin the short, mid and long term
  • Analysepotential impact of governments action, to the business both operationally and strategically facilitate and deliver B-BBEE presentations and workshops to Management/External stakeholders
  • Identify Scheme opportunity and risk in government legislation, regulatory, policy, and political environmentsin the short, mid and long term
  • Analysepotential impact of governments action, to the business both operationally and strategically
  • Develop Personal Development Plans of direct reports
  • Monitor employee development in line with the approved training plan
  • Management of staff and budget

     

    Qualification requirements are:

  • Relevant Business Degree in B Com Accounting/Supply Chain/ Procurement/Purchasing/ BCOM Law/ Business Administration; (BBBEE qualification).A Postgraduate would be beneficial
  • Postgraduate (beneficial)
  • Experience in managing B-BBEE and transformation
  • A minimum of 5 year experience at a managerial and 8 years’ experience within a similar role where BEE, EE were the core function coupled with the appropriate training, transformation strategy and organisational development skills
  • Experience in reviewing an monitoring all B-BBEE policies and practicesfor better alignment with the overall Transformation strategy
  • Experience in managing the BBEE strategy
  • Thorough experience in building and managing relationships with relevant bodies - these include DTI, SETA’s Industry Bodies, Verification Agencies, Black Management Forum, BUSA etc.
  • Full understanding of the B-BBEE and related Acts as well as government strategies
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Be computer literate on an advanced level
  • Have a diligent work ethic with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Have an understanding of medical schemes industry

 

All external candidates, please apply via Career Junction using the following link :

https://www.careerjunction.co.za/companies/35144/government-employees-medical-scheme

 

 

The closing date for applications is 11 February 2022. Should you not hear from us by 30 April 2022 please consider your application unsuccessful.

*** GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

**** Kindly note that information is required for Employment Equity Purposes

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing to jobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Advert – Senior Manager: Health Policy

Gems 

The position of Senior Manager: Health Policy is vacant. The Senior Manager: Health Policy will report directly to the Chief Research Officer and forms part of the Research & Development Division. The position is based at Head Office in Pretoria.

 The total remuneration package for this position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

The Senior Manager: Health Policy will be required to provide support to the Chief Research Officer through the following key performance areas (KPA’s):

Key Performance Areas (KPAs)

  • Drive the schemes research and development agenda including establishment of the health policy and research function.
  • Devise business insights and strategies for the Scheme’s plan based on the research findings
  • Leadership and oversight of the Schemes product development strategy.
  • Oversee the monitoring of the epidemiological and utilisation trends within the scheme
  • Conduct research on best practices and management of key programs and projects as well as publications in peer review journals.

 

Qualification requirements are:

  • MMed/Fellow of College of Medicines (MBCHB + plus additional 4 years for fellow) inPublic health, Pharmacology, Family Medicine or similar ) OR
  • Master’s degree Public Health, Health Economics, Epidemiology, Pharmacology, health policy or any other related field
  • Undergraduate degree in health sciences (MBCHB/ Pharmacy)(Mandatory)
  • 5-8 years of experience within research, health policy, health product development,health technology assessmentand principles of evidence-based medicine environment or similar
  • An influential thinker on business processes, health and socio-economic issues, with a proven track record of overseeing research. Producing publications will be an added advantage.
  • A broad-based understanding of the significant health policies and regulatory framework in South Africa
  • Experience in managing other researchers and research projects, ensuring high standards of delivery
  • Thorough knowledge ofresearch methodologies and skills with the ability to train/coach and transfer skills to others
  • Ability to effectively communicate research findings verbally, visually, and in writing to different audiences
  • Ability to research findings , formulate reports and make recommendations
  • Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment that strives to exceed expectations;
  • Stewardship of GEMS information and data

    Desirable:

  • A PHD would be an added advantage
  • Understanding of medical schemes industry as well as the National Health System

Should you be interested, please apply via Career Junction by following the below link:

 

https://www.careerjunction.co.za/senior-manager-health-policy-at-government-employees-medical-scheme-job-2432735.aspx

 

The closing date for applications is 05 January 2022. Should you not hear from us by 28 February 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

*** GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing to jobs@gems.gov.za

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Advert – Executive Assistant: Research and Development

Gems 

The position of Executive Assistant: Research and Development is vacant. The Executive Assistant: Research and Development will report directly to the Chief Research Officer and forms part of the Research and Development Division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.

 

The total remuneration package will be will be based on qualifications and experience.

 

The Executive Assistant: Research and Development serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on matters pertaining to the Research Division. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Chief Research Officer and in conjunction with the Research and Development Division.

through the following KPA’s:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

 

  • Plan, coordinate and manage CRO’s diary
  • Plan, coordinate and manage meetings in respect of venues, catering and procurement
  • Manage the CRO’s travel arrangements in line with the Scheme’s travel policy at least 7 days before meetings;
  • Prepare minutes, presentations and meeting packs as required;
  • Compose and distribute all relevant correspondence
  • File all documents and correspondence in a well organised filing system;
  • Administer the CRO’s miscellaneous expenses;
  • Maintain divisional contacts;
  • Provide administrative support to the Research and Development Division;
  • Provide telecommunication support and services by attending to incoming and outgoing calls; and
  • Research Support

     

    Qualification requirements are:

     

  • Minimum two(2) yearqualification in Administration or Secretarial Studies, or equivalent NQF Level
  • A diploma/degree in Commerce, Arts, Research/ Legal/Public Administration will be an added advantage;
  • 3-5 years personal assistance at management and executive level;
  • Understanding of stakeholder relationship engagement;
  • Respect the need for confidentiality and sensitive information.
  • Proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat,
  • Experience inusing search engines such as Google Scholar, Pubmed and the ability to use Reference Management applications
  • Be organised and have good time management skills;
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have the ability to work well as part of a team;
  • Be responsible and reliable;
  • Self-Motivated and pro-active.
  • To work under pressure to agreed deadlines and adapt to change;
  • Attention to detail to ensure high quality work;
  • To work in a flexible mannerincluding out of hours as and when required;
  • Excellent written English and the ability to communicate at all levels;

    Desirable

  • Have an understanding of medical schemes industry
  • Experience in the Healthcare Industry would be advantageous
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license and own vehicle and be willing to travel at short notice.
  • An understanding of Medical Schemes Industry would be advantageous.

Should you be interested, please apply for the via Career Junction using the following link :

https://www.careerjunction.co.za/companies/35144/government-employees-medical-scheme

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2021. Should you not hear from us by 28 February 2022 please consider your application unsuccessful

 

*** GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

***Information provided will be used for Employment Equity purposes

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing to jobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Advert – CLO Team Leader Polokwane 

Gems

The position of Team Leader is vacant. The Team Leader will report directly to the Regional Manager and forms part of the Client Liaison Office Division. The position is based in Polokwane.

The total remuneration package will be will be based on qualifications and experience.

The Team Leader will be required to provide support to the Regional  Manager through the implementation of the following Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Monitor and manage Client Liaisons Officer’s (CLO) daily activities
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the quality of work rendered by the CLOs
  • Monitor the telephone accounts of the team to ensure prudent utilisation of telephone resources
  • Develop communication correspondence to stakeholders to improve service delivery
  • Quality and process management to ensure efficiencies in servicing members, responding to their queries
  • Maintain positive Scheme member and stakeholder relations
  • Compilation of reports in line with scheme requirements
  • Set performance targets, plans and goals for the Client Liaison Officers against the operational plan
  • Monitor the quality of servicing, identify training gaps and recommend interventions to the manager

Qualification requirements are:

  • Minimum NQF Level 5-qualification or equivalent;
  • Prior team leader experience would be beneficial;
  • Experience in sales, business development, client service or customer relationship management;
  • Previous experience at Medical Scheme or Healthcare Industry would be an advantage;
  • Be analytical and have the ability to manage priorities;
  • Have the ability to work well as part of a team;
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • High level of customer focus;
  • Have the ability to deliver under pressure.

All external candidates, please apply via Career Junction using the following link :

https://www.careerjunction.co.za/client-liaison-officer-team-leader-at-government-employees-medical-scheme-job-2437407.aspx 

The closing date for applications is 22 November 2021.  Should you not hear from us by 31 January 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful

***GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Information is used for Employment Equity Purpose.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing tojobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Ref: GEMS-COO01

Gems

The position of Chief Operations Officer is soon to be vacant. The Chief Operations Officer will report directly to the Principal Officer and forms part of the Operations and Administration Business Unit of the Scheme. The position is based in Pretoria and is a fixed term contract of employment for a period of five (5) years.

The total remuneration package will be market related and is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience.

The role of the Chief Operations Officer is to oversee the execution of the scheme strategic objectives and to ensure operational efficiency of the scheme’s Operations and Administration Business Unit which is made up of the Administration and Transaction Services Division; Member Service and Experience Division; Healthcare Management Division and the Information and Communication Technology Division.

The Chief Operations Officer will be required to provide support to the Principal Officer (PO)through the implementation of the following Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Provide visionary leadership to the overall Scheme’s Administration ensuring that all the divisions reporting to this role operate efficiently, enabling achievement of the scheme’s strategic objectives.
  • To oversee the Operations and Administration Business Unit of the Scheme in an innovative and cost effective manner.
  • Responsible for providing direct leadership and support to the Principal Officer with particular emphasis on achieving business efficiencies and savings, while improving productivity within all aspects of operations, including financial and healthcare outcomes performance.
  • Identify and manage strategic projects related to the Administration business of the Scheme.
  • Provide input into the Scheme’s overall strategy.
  • Develop and Monitor the execution of the strategy and operational plans for the Business Unit.
  • Manage and oversee the Administration and Operations Business Unit operational budget.
  • Review and ensure that quarterly strategic, operational, governance and risk management reports is managed for the divisions within the Administration and Operations Business Unit.
  • Measure the overall effectiveness and efficiency of processes for the Administration and Operations Business Unit and identify and implement ways to improve processes whilst ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and mitigating risks.
  • Responsible for ensuring collaboration between the Fund and Administration while ensuring that reporting to all Committees of the Board of Trustees is optimal.
  • Must have a strong understanding and be in support of National Health Insurance initiatives.Qualification requirements are:
  • MBChB or similar qualification in the medical field at a Masters Level equivalent to an NQF level 9
  • A doctorate will be an added advantage
  • Fifteen (15) years of functional experience with at least seven (7) years leadership in a highly Strategic and Operational Executive Management role which includes but is not limited to staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility
  • Experience in the Healthcare funding industry is essential
  • Experience with managing diverse and multidisciplinary business units and being responsible / accountable for and driving profitability and efficiencies
  • Proven extensive experience in managing complex strategic projects
  • Extensive executive business management experience with a proven track record of innovation, delivery and performance in the medical aid industry administration and operations is essential

    Behavioural Competencies

  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical problem solving skills
  • Good leadership skills fostering excellence
  • Leverages working relationships with stakeholders and colleagues to build collaboration
  • Ability to think strategically and formulate operational plans
  • Ability to integrate and manage large projects
  • Ability to think conceptually and deal with complex problems
  • Maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Ability to drive team collaboration
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical behaviour at all times
  • Must adhere to all internal compliance policies and procedures
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Results driven
  • Action orientated
  • Resilient
  • Member centric
  • Innovative

Should you be interested, please apply for the position by emailing your CV to info@leboconsulting.co.za  

The closing date for applications is 18 November 2021.  Should you not hear from us by 31 January 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful.

***GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Information is used for Employment Equity Purpose.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing tojobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Advert: Senior Manager Administration and Transaction Services – GEMS-ATS01 

Gems

The position of Senior Manager: Administration and Transaction Services is vacant. The Senior Manager: Administration and Transaction Services will report directly to the Chief Administration Officer and forms part of the Administration and Transaction Services Division. The position is based in Pretoria.

The total remuneration package for this position negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

The  Senior Manager: Administration and Transaction Services will be required to  assist and support the  Chief Administration Officer through the implementation of the following Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Oversee an annual review of SPN contracts
  • Oversee divisional  Contracts, Risk and Compliance Management      
  • Manage the performance of the Scheme’s SPN.
  • Oversee seamless operational integration across the SPN 
  • Coordinate visits with all SPN. 
  • Manage the development, review and maintenance of operational SOP’s and business processes.   
  • Set annual performance targets for SPN members.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of service level performance.
  • Oversee the implementation of service standards against the Scheme’s business requirements.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of service level performance.
  • Oversee the implementation of service standards against the Scheme’s business requirements.
  • Assess contracted provider business processes and operations as per agreements.
  •  Manage the review and recommendation of SPN contract renewals
  • Manage the compliance of regularity requirements by the SPN.
  • Develop and maintain a Disaster Recovery Policy for the SPN.
  • Manage of the SPN related Forum.
  • Identify and recommend SPN non-performance penalties
  • Continuously identify and recommend areas where performance efficiencies can be realised.
  • Plan, prepare and review deliverables in various forms including written reports, presentations and discussions with the client
  • Share technical and other knowledge with your team and the department
  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the Scheme
  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the Scheme
  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures

    Qualification requirements are:

  • A relevant 3 year Degree, Diploma or NQF equivalent and a post graduate qualification;
  • Qualifications and experience in  Risk,  Contract and Compliance  Management;
  • At least 8 years of functional work experience with 5 years Management experience;
  • At least  8 years’ experience within Managed Care environment,
  • SANC Registration advantageous;
  • Experience and understanding of Contract  and Risk management tools
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities;
  • Ability to read and comprehend strategic documents
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment;
  • Ability to give direction and engage with various stakeholders
  • Experience in the healthcare funding/ medical Scheme industry essential;
  • Excellent computer literacy and MS Office skills, including Microsoft Project;
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Experience in System Development Life Cycle is a must;
  • Sound qualitative and quantitative analysis skills;
  •  Excellent communication and writing skills;
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail; and
  •  Must be a self-starter.

Should you be interested, please apply for the position by emailing your CV to info@leboconsulting.co.za

The closing date for applications is 18 November 2021.  Should you not hear from us by 31 January 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful.

***GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Information is used for Employment Equity Purpose.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing tojobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Executive Manager: Office of the Principal Officer

(OPO) Ref: GEMS-OPO01

Gems

The position of Executive Manager: OPO is vacant. The Executive Manager: OPO will report directly to the Principal Officer (PO) and forms part of the Office of the Principal Officer Division of the Scheme based in Pretoria.

The total remuneration package will be market related and is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience.

The role of the Executive Manager: OPO is responsible for oversight, monitoring and delivering of priority projects whilst supporting the PO in ensuring that the organisational strategy is implemented.  The Executive Manager: OPO will drive and assess strategic initiatives and formulate potential responses through a strong understanding of the Healthcare and Medical Scheme Industry trends. 

The Executive Manager: OPO will be required to provide support to the PO through the implementation of the following Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Execute and drive PO initiated projects towards clear conclusion results and recommendations;
  • Oversee the development, management and dissemination of OPO communications on matters relating to the PO’s initiatives;
  • Facilitate the translation of the PO’s leadership policy intent and high-level direction into viable tasks and priorities;
  • Provide leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the Scheme;
  • Manage the execution of the OPO strategic plan;
  • Drive innovation within the GEMS environment;
  • Structure ideas, recommendations and written arguments that facilitate of effective decision making;
  • Serve as implementing liaison between the PO and the Executive Team, clients and stakeholders to ensure consistent communication;
  • Drive high quality of all deliverables across the complete life cycle of all related projects;
  • Monitor, evaluate and recommend  solutions for risk analysis reports and business value determinations of project ideas/plans

    Qualification requirements are:

  • Honours/Postgraduate/Professional qualifications at NQF Level 8 in Business Management or similar; An established leader with 5-8 years managerial experience and 12 years’ experience of involvement in strategic projects, process design and continuous improvement at a senior level;
  • Drives outcome where influence and consensus building is key;
  • Strong Project Management and project methodologies, People Management and Process Management experience

    Behavioural Competencies

  • Conceptual an strategic thinker with strong operational capabilities and business acumen;
  • The ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations with strong written and verbal communications skills;
  • The ability to maintain a realistic balance between multiple priorities;
  • Ability to work independently on PO initiated projects, mandates and directives;
  • Understanding of issues management in a corporate reputation context;
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Ability to coach, train and mentor;
  • Maintains awareness of new trends and developments at Executive level;
  • Highly proactive, responsive and creative;
  • Strong in Stakeholder relationship management;
  • Responsible and reliable;
  • Collaborative;
  • Ethical;
  • Resilient;
  • Innovative; and
  • Member centric.

Should you be interested, please apply by emailing your application to info@leboconsulting.co.za

The closing date for applications is 18 November 2021.   Should you not hear from us by 31 January 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful.

***GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Information is used for Employment Equity Purpose.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing tojobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Advert – Actuarial Analyst

 

WSRD05

Gems

The position of Actuarial Analyst is vacant. The Actuarial Analyst will report directly to the Senior Manager: Actuarial Services and forms part of the Research and Development Division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.

The total remuneration package will be will be based on qualifications and experience.The Actuarial Analyst will monitor the financial performance of the Scheme, provide budgetary guidance, analysis of claims, actuarial analysis reports, update actuarial models and develop new models through the following KPA’s:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Monthly and annual forecasts with appropriate analysis and risk adjustments
  • Analysis industry benchmarks and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Analysis claim handling trends
  • Integrate data to determine trends from fraud waste and abuse
  • Evaluate, process, analyse and interpret statistical data for reporting
  • Plan and organise surveys and other statistical data collection

     

Qualification requirements are:

  • B.Sc. or equivalent degree in Actuarial Science.
  • Minimum of 0-2 years’ experience in a similar role a
  • Good progress with A100, A200) exams, with the number of exemptions obtained at university an added advantage
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Accurate and strong attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Self-starter
  • Team player with ability to work independently
  • Programming skills e.g. knowledge in SAS, R, SQL and a strong interest in programming
  • Computer literate with some experience with MS Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Desirable

  • Have an understanding of medical schemes industry

Should you be interested, please apply for the position by emailing your CV to jobs@gems.gov.za

*** GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Information is used for Employment Equity Purpose.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing to jobs@gems.gov.za.

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

 

Advert – Senior Manager: Actuarial Services

 

WSRD01

 Gems

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

The position of Senior Manager Actuarial Services is vacant. The Senior Manager Actuarial Services will report directly to the Chief Research Officer and forms part of the Research and Development Division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.

The total remuneration package will be will be based on qualifications and experience.

The Senior Manager Actuarial Services will provide actuarial services to GEMS through the following activities: Establish and oversee the activities of the actuarial staff including selection, mentorship and coaching, workload and performance management, Develop mathematical analyses and apply actuarial principles to solve problems for the organisation, Advise the CRO, Principal Officer and Scheme management based on thorough research, insight and predictive analysis through the following KPA’s:

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Establish and oversee the Actuarial capabilities in the organisation
  • Provide accurate monthly and annual forecasts with appropriate well considered analysis and risk adjustments.
  • Identify and communicate cost efficiency opportunities
  • Provide industry benchmarks and recommendations.
  • Identify claim trends and provide solutions
  • Analyst provider profile benchmarks and identify opportunities to improve benefit offerings
  • Analyse various information sources to determine trends that emanate from fraud, waste and abuse.
  • Analyse GEMS processes and information, identify key areas of efficiency, effectively communicate intervention recommendations.
  • Conducting logical analysis of management problems, especially in terms of input-output effectiveness, and formulating mathematical models to problems.
  • Designing and putting into operation systems to enable actuarial analysis.
  • Advising on and applying various data collection methods and statistical methods and techniques, and determining reliability of findings.
  • Planning and organizing surveys and other statistical data collection, and designing questionnaires.
  • Studying, improving and developing actuarial and statistical theories and techniques for application in the organization.

Qualification requirements are:

  • B.Sc. or equivalent degree in Actuarial Science.
  • Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (“FASSA”) and holding a Practicing Certificate in Healthcare issued by ASSA.
  • Minimum 8+years actuarial experience.
  • Minimum 3+ years healthcare experience, including pricing, benefit design, IBNR calculations, experience monitoring of medical schemes.
  • Strong risk management experience.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience.
  • Statistical analysis skills.
  • Experience of Advanced Analytical Modelling tools e.g. SAS, R
  • Actuarial model development, data analysis and manipulation experience
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting and economics – especially health related
  • Report writing and presentation skills and being proficient in MS Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

Should you be interested, please apply for the position by emailing your CV to jobs@gems.gov.za

*** GEMS employs people with the highest level of integrity – submission to the appropriate pre-employment assessment is obligatory to be considered for the position.

*** Kindly note that the information provided on application of the position may be shared with a third party for vetting purposes and will be stored by GEMS for a period of 5 years.

*** Should you wish to have your information removed from the GEMS database, kindly send a request in writing to jobs@gems.gov.za

***Gems is guided by the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to groups who are underrepresented in accordance with Gems employment equity plan.

 

 

Life at GEMS

Life at GEMS 

At GEMS we value our employees and we continuously work towards creating a positive employee experience at all levels. Our values and ethics drive a business culture that encompasses a positive work ethos and environment for our employees to thrive and grow in. We offer our employees exceptional opportunities to develop and grow by participating in our robust learning and development programmes.

Our focused leadership team continuously strives to maintain a culture that fosters a healthy and positive work environment that respects the dignity and diversity of each member of our organisation while providing support in a workplace that is built on the cornerstones of ethics and collaboration.  

We encourage our young workforce to deliver excellence in the work they do while driving innovation to create a valuable experience for our members. 

GEMS continues to focus on transformation within the healthcare industry and emphasises the need to employ people living with a disability. We have an employment equity plan and a disability strategy that is monitored closely to reach our transformation targets.

GEMS has low levels of employee attrition and have strategies in place to retain our key talent. We have a formal Performance Management and Rewards Programme that aligns with our scheme values and we recognize great performance. We also offer rewards and recognition awards to our top performing employees.

GEMS recruitment process 

The GEMS recruitment process is focused on attracting skilled talent that align with our scheme’s values and ethics to ensure that we recruit individuals who fit our results driven culture.

We use various platforms to source candidates and we have a strong focus on employment equity and transformation when we appoint candidates.

At GEMS we pride ourselves on being meticulous in our recruitment and placement process. We ensure that our new hires receive only the best from us during the recruitment and onboarding processes to ensure a seamless integration into the organisation.