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Specialist: PR and Reputation Management

Type: Permanent | Salary: The total remuneration package will be based on qualifications and experience. | Posted: 493 days ago | Closing date: 27 March

The position of Specialist: Programme Support is vacant. The Specialist: Programme Support will report directly to the Lead Portfolio Manager and forms part of the Office of the Chief Operations Officer division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office.

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

The Specialist: Programme Support will be required to provide support to the Lead Portfolio Manager through the implementation of the following Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Develop a programme management approach, processes, tools and artefacts to inform the implementation of Scheme programmes
  • Research and recommend systems, processes and techniques as tools of trade for area of work (in collaboration with ICT and Manager: Project Assurance)
  • Design Programme Business Cases, blueprints, charters, benefits realisation plans and benefit profiles in line with Scheme strategy
  • Integrate programmes in collaboration with project managers in line with the Scheme’s project and programme management methodology
  • Compile programme dossier and collaborate with the Project Portfolio Analyst to ensure alignment at an overall Portfolio level
  • Monitor and report on programme execution and integration including risks and issues
  • Maintain programme timelines, objectives and communications
  • Track, forecast and report on programme progress including metrics and challenges
  • Perform a quality assurance by escalating issues so that delivery timeframes are not compromised
  • Identify risks and issues pertaining to the implementation of the programme requirements, including recommending mitigating factors where required
  • Act as a Change Agent for the OCOO and drive the delivery of a single view of change across GEMS Projects Programmes and Portfolio
  • Create a structured process and tools to inform a change management approach for the GEMS Project Portfolio/Programme in line with approved organisational Change management strategy
  • Drive the application of a change management process and tools by the PMO to support adoption of the changes required by the business in the implementation of the GEMS Project Portfolio/Programme
  • Manage relationships with key business stakeholders, including Corporate Services, and the change management network, to facilitate cross-functional collaboration to ensure an aligned change management approach (PMO and the business)
  • Use advanced analytics to provide comprehensive reports including overall change readiness, adoption and business impact of the GEMS Project Portfolio/Programme
  • Manage assigned projects/ work and ensure strict timelines are met at all times
  • Ensure proactive management of operational risk, to effectively contain the Scheme’s exposure.
  • Manage the development of critical operational project plans and secure the acceptance and approval of deliverables from the Executive and key internal stakeholders.
  • Manage the project team’s performance in the implementation of tasks and the delivery of all projects on schedule and within the approved scope.
  • Manage communication, status reporting and escalation of issues that cannot be resolved by the team.

Qualification requirements are:

  • At least a 3 year Degree, Diploma or NQF 6 equivalent qualification in Project and Programme Management, Business Analysis, Business Administration, Information Systems or similar tertiary qualification
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Project and Programme Management with project in a financial services/and or healthcare environment
  • Relevant professional certification and/or membership of relevant professional body is desirable (e.g. CAPM®, PMI-PBA®)
  • Project and programme management experience highly preferred
  • Basic SQL query skills. (advantageous)
  • Exposure to engaging with senior stakeholders (at an executive level) and using interpersonal skills to persuade, influence and advocate for change
  • Knowledge of the South African medical scheme industry
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license and own vehicle and be willing to travel at short notice

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 27 March 2023. Should you not hear from us by 31 May 2023, 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 and information gathered is strictly used according to the intended purpose of collection, unless there is a legal need or permission is granted from the applicant themselves to make use of it for other purpose

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

*** GEMS adopts a hybrid work model

***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.





The position of ICT Integration Specialist is vacant. The ICT Integration Specialist will report directly to the   Senior Manager: Application Development and forms part of the ICT 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 Integration Specialist will be required to participate in the planning, coordination, and solution development and implementation activities related to the integration of applications and technologies within the organizations application integration environment. Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, proficiency in programming languages and data structures, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role and providing support to the SM: Applications Development through the following KPA’s:

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Develop and maintain services used in application integrations.
  • Design integration solutions and document the design in accordance with best practices.
  • Work with development teams to architect, design, build, and implement application integrations.
  • Develop and maintain data integration components such as SQL queries, stored procedures, data extraction and cleansing, and integration with system front end components.
  • Write PL-SQL code to retrieve appropriate data as derived from requirements.
  • Build reports and/or data extracts to support business analysis.
  • Support development on resolving system defects, acting as liaison in developing solutions.
  • Coordinate directly with business analyst to best understand and analyze application integration business specifications.
  • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors.
  • Assist application software developers and engineers in development of Application Program Interface (APIs) to interact with the application integration environment
  • Design, develop, and deploy solutions within the organization’s architectural principles, policies, and guidelines
  • Continually develop skills in the integration technologies in place in the AI environment, as well as staying informed on new developments in integration technology.
  • Implement audit, logging, and monitoring solutions to provide proactive operational support in the AI environment.

Qualification requirements are:

  • National diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information technology, information systems or relevant degree
  • Application Integration Certification is must.
  • Experience in Application Integration role is a must.
  • Full systems development life cycle experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in Application Architect.
  • Certification in Application Integration is a must.
  • Systems Development Lifecycle Management is essential. Project Management is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of HealthCare Solution is an advantage.
  • Competency with XML constructs and schemas.
  • Technically fluent in programming languages, including .Net environment/ platform
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping and methodology development, and data mapping
  •  Confidence and experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST

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 2 September 2022. Should you not hear from us by 30 November 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 required 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.

 

The position of ICT Integration Specialist is vacant. The ICT Integration Specialist will report directly to the   Senior Manager: Application Development and forms part of the ICT 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 Integration Specialist will be required to participate in the planning, coordination, and solution development and implementation activities related to the integration of applications and technologies within the organizations application integration environment. Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, proficiency in programming languages and data structures, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role and providing support to the SM: Applications Development through the following KPA’s:

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

  • Develop and maintain services used in application integrations.
  • Design integration solutions and document the design in accordance with best practices.
  • Work with development teams to architect, design, build, and implement application integrations.
  • Develop and maintain data integration components such as SQL queries, stored procedures, data extraction and cleansing, and integration with system front end components.
  • Write PL-SQL code to retrieve appropriate data as derived from requirements.
  • Build reports and/or data extracts to support business analysis.
  • Support development on resolving system defects, acting as liaison in developing solutions.
  • Coordinate directly with business analyst to best understand and analyze application integration business specifications.
  • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors.
  • Assist application software developers and engineers in development of Application Program Interface (APIs) to interact with the application integration environment
  • Design, develop, and deploy solutions within the organization’s architectural principles, policies, and guidelines
  • Continually develop skills in the integration technologies in place in the AI environment, as well as staying informed on new developments in integration technology.
  • Implement audit, logging, and monitoring solutions to provide proactive operational support in the AI environment.

Qualification requirements are:

  • National diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information technology, information systems or relevant degree
  • Application Integration Certification is must.
  • Experience in Application Integration role is a must.
  • Full systems development life cycle experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in Application Architect.
  • Certification in Application Integration is a must.
  • Systems Development Lifecycle Management is essential. Project Management is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of HealthCare Solution is an advantage.
  • Competency with XML constructs and schemas.
  • Technically fluent in programming languages, including .Net environment/ platform
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping and methodology development, and data mapping
  •  Confidence and experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST

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 2 September 2022. Should you not hear from us by 30 November 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 required 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.

 

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