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Advert – Data Systems Analyst

 

WSICT05

 Gems

The position of Data Systems Analyst is vacant. The Data Systems Analyst will report directly to the Senior Manager: Data Warehouse Analytics and Business Intelligence and forms part of the Information and Communications Technology Division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.

 

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

 

The Data Systems Analyst will be required to develop data modelling/analysis solution used to mine enterprise systems and applications for knowledge and information that enhance business processes and provide support to the Senior Manager: Data Warehouse Analytics and Business Intelligence through the following KPA’s:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Devise, develop, and deploy required data queries in response to business user needs.
  • Work with application development staff to coordinate the creation and management of data queries.
  • Develop, implement and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to data models.
  • Determine required network components to ensure data access, as well as data consistency and integrity.
  • Strong familiarity with data preparation, processing, classification, and forecasting.
  • Working technical experience with relational database servers.
  • Direct experience with data management techniques.
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.

     

    Qualification requirements are:

  • Minimum of a National Diploma in the field of computer science or Information Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Analytics will be required.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years relevant work experience in data analytics
  • 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
  • Have Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability give advice and engage with various stakeholders
  • Desirable
  • 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 05 August 2021. Should you not hear from us by 31 October 2021, 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 – Senior Manager Administration and Transaction Services

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 at Head Office 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 divisionalContracts, 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 inRisk,Contract and ComplianceManagement;
  • At least 8 years of functional work experience with 5 years Management experience;
  • At least8 years’ experience within Managed Care environment,
  • SANC Registration advantageous;
  • Experience and understanding of Contractand 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 jobs@gems.gov.za

 

Note that only internal candidates should apply using the email address noted above. All external candidates should apply via Career Junction using the following link:

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

 

*** 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 – Procurement Associate

WSCS-01

 Gems

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

The position of Procurement Associate is vacant. The Procurement Associate will report directly to the Senior Manager: Procurement and forms part of the Corporate Services Division. The position is based at Head Office, Pretoria.

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

The Procurement Associate will be required to provide support to the Senior Manager: Procurement through the following KPA’s:

Key Performance Areas (KPAs)

  • Assist and participate in the development of an annual procurement plan
  • Develop and maintain procurement template documentation and process flows
  • Assist in the preparation of the adjudication documentation
  • Coordinate and administration of the registration, vetting and development of suppliers
  • Coordinate the administration of the Bid Committee system
  • Maintain the supplier database
  • Coordinate procedural administrative duties

    Qualification requirements are:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years sound knowledge of and experience in supply chain management process, systems and procedures
  • Proven ability to prioritize work load
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to confidentially interact at all levels within and outside the Scheme
  • Proactive, trustworthy and high output drive individual.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Solid organizationalskills
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Attention to detail

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

The closing date for applications is 22 July 2021 Should you not hear from us by 30 September 2021, 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 is 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 – Senior Manager : Data Warehouse Analytics and Business Intelligence

 

WSICT01

 Gems

The position of Senior Manager: Data Warehouse Analytics and Business Intelligence is vacant. The Senior Manager: Data Warehouse Analytics and Business Intelligence will report directly to the Chief Information Officer and forms part of the Information and Communications Technology 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: Data Warehouse Analytics and Business Intelligence will be required to strategically manage the activities of the team responsible for designing and implementing data warehouse, data marts, and data stores while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual oversees defining data standards and models for warehouse architectures and information that enhance business processes and provide support to the Chief Information Officer: through the following KPA’s:

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

 

  • Assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for data warehousing in conjunction with data users, divisions managers, clients, and other key stakeholders;
  • Pan and implement capacity and resource expansion for data warehouse scalability
  • Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective availability, protection, and integrity of data assets.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and select data warehouse components, including hardware, database management systems, ETL (extract, transform, and load) software, data mining tools, and Meta data management tools.
  • Create models for new data warehouse developmentand/or changes to existing data stores;
  • Diagnose and resolve data warehouse access and performance
  • Manage the installation and configuration and performance of relevant components
  • Identify inefficiencies and gaps in current data warehouses and leverage solutions to ensure data standards
  • Creation and provision of reports:
    • data ware housing documentation,
    • ·network data warehouse performance reports
    • Extract, Transform and Load process (ETL).

       

      Qualification requirements are:

  • Minimum of a Diploma or Degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering
  • Certifications in Data Warehouse solutions, SQL Server Certification, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, Microsoft PowerBI, Azure, is required
  • Certifications in the Python, MongoDB would be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in management of Data Warehouses and 5 years management experience.
  • Migration from SQL to Azure is an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Strong negotiations skills
  • Understanding of the Medical Schemes Industry will be advantageous

 

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

 

The closing date for applications is 23 July 2021. Should you not hear from us by 30 September 2021, 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 – ICT Cloud & Infrastructure Security Specialist

 

WSICT02

 Gems

The position of ICT Cloud & Infrastructure Security Specialist is vacant. The ICT Cloud & Infrastructure Security Specialist will report directly to the Chief Information Officer and forms part of the Information and Communications Technology Division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.

 

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

 

The ICT Cloud & Infrastructure Security Specialist will be required to perform two core functions for the enterprise. The first is the day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions while the second is the identification, investigation, and resolution of security breaches detected by those systems. The Cloud & Infrastructure Security Specialist will be involved in the creation and/or maintenance of policies, standards that enhance business processes and provide support to the Chief Information Officer through the following KPA’s:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

 

  • Plan and design of enterprise security architecture.
  • Perform the deployment, integration, and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically, and the enterprise’s security documents specifically.
  • Evaluate new and possible cloud vendors on security features and advise the Strategic Sourcing Specialist on those that meet organizational security standards and policies.
  • Develop monthly and quarterly reports on Cyber Security status of the Scheme
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices.
  • Provide Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (e.g. security tools) or not (e.g. workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Develop monthly and quarterly reports on Cyber Security status of the Scheme.

     

    Qualification requirements are:

     

  • Minimum 3 year Diploma or Degree in the field of computer science or information technology (NQF 6)
  • Certifications in Microsoft Certified Security Specialist and/or Azure Security Engineer and or equivalent
  • CCNA in any of the following areas; Security, Cloud, Data Centre and Wireless and/or COMPTIA or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-8 years functional relevant work experience in ICT Security and Infrastructure practice.
  • Minimum 3 years Management experience in ICT Security and Infrastructure practice.
  • Extensive experience with Enterprise Cyber Security Solutions and Microsoft Azure Security.
  • Experience with Switches, Routers & other relevant peripherals and security solutions.
  • Working technical knowledge of Trend Micro, CCNA, CompTIA.
  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols.
  • Strong understanding of MS Operating System.
  • Familiarity with security features and access management of utilized commercial applications.
  • Experience with cloud and infrastructure security architectures and solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Self-motivated and directed
  • An understanding of Medical Schemes Industry would be advantageous.

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

 

The closing date for applications is 23 July 2021 Should you not hear from us by 30 September 2021, 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 – Senior Manager: ICT Business Continuity

 

WSICT03

Gems 

The position of Senior Manager: ICT Business Continuity is vacant. The Senior Manager: ICT Business Continuity will report directly to the Chief Information Officer and forms part of the Information and Communications Technology 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: ICT Business Continuity will be required to support the CIO in the operationalization and implementation of the Digital Strategy Programs and Enterprise Architecture across the entire Scheme.

Overall responsible for coordinating and producing reports and ICT regulatory documents required for submission by the CIO to the governance the Board of Trustees and other Operational Areas that enhance business processes and provide support to the Chief Information Officer through the following KPA’s:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

 

  • Organise and coordinate ICT programs and provide strategic guidance
  • Develop and coordinate the ICT Division Budget
  • Develop the ICT Divisional Procurement plan
  • Coordinate procurement services
  • Develop strategic programs to support the CIO
  • Responsible for the preparation of memos, correspondence and presentation
  • Coordinate the management of complex issues with regards to Enterprise Architecture that may arise as programs seek to deliver benefits.
  • Coordinate the program’s people and vendors and the correspondence between them including programme and project documentation.
  • Collaborate with programme and project teams for successful delivery and optimal return on investment of ICT Digital Strategy Programme and Enterprise Architecture.
  • Collaborate with Divisional Management & Risk Management and Compliance to develop the Divisional Risk Plan.

     

    Qualification requirements are:

  • Minimum of a Degree/Diploma in Computer Science or Information Science or Systems & network Administration or Software Engineering or Computer Engineering or Data Metrics.
  • Honours/Post Graduate/Professional Qualifications in Information Technology and Information Systems is desirable
  • ICT Certifications is desirable
  • Project Management/ Business Administration knowledge and skills will be required
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in a ICT role
  • Minimum 5years managerial experience
  • 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
  • Have Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability give advice and engage with various stakeholders
  • An understanding of the Medical Schemes Industry would be advantageous.

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

 

The closing date for applications is 23 July 2021. Should you not hear from us by 30 September 2021 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 – Senior Network Engineer WAN

 

WSICT04

 Gems

The position of Senior Network Engineer WAN is vacant. The Senior Network Engineer WAN will report directly to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure and Operations, and forms part of the Information and Communications Technology 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 Network Engineer WAN will be required to Ensure the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video and wide area network services and provide support to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure and Operations through the following KPA’s:

 

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Assess and advise on near and long term network capacity needs
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for network admin, usage and disaster recovery
  • Design and deploy company LANs, WANs and wireless networks, including servers, routers, hubs, switches , UPPs and other hardware
  • Configure networks
  • Perform installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Manage network to support servers and associated operating systems and software
  • Network assessment management

    Qualification requirements are:

  • University degree/Diploma in network engineering or computer science or Information Technology
  • Certifications in Cisco CCIE, CISCO CCNP, CCNA, CompTIA Networking and/or HP Aruba,
  • Certified Wireless Networking will be advantageous
  • Firewall certifications
  • CCNA Cloud will be advantageous
  • Minimum of 5-8 years relevant work experience in ICT Networking management.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years managerial/ Senior work experience
  • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, and WWAN design and implementation.
  • Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.
  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge of Firewalls, routing and switching networking including Knowledge of Cisco, HP Aruba Airwave Network Management, Aruba ClearPass
  • Excellent knowledge of telephony systems,
  • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Application support experience with Virtual Meeting Solutions, Cisco virtual solution (Jabber and Webex), Zoom and Microsoft teams
  • Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

 

 

 

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

 

The closing date for applications is 23 July 2021 Should you not hear from us by 30 September 2021, 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.

 

 

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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.