REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA in Public Health, Economics or Actuarial Science. A postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) in relevant discipline such as Decision Science, Health Economics, Operations Research, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related Quantitative Social Science field would be an advantage. At least five (5) years experience at a senior management level in the design of health care benefits and provider payment mechanisms and services. Expert knowledge of Excel and VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) experience. Intimate knowledge of health benefit design, Health Needs Assessments, Health Technology Assessment and National Health Insurance Plan. Knowledge of other programs such as Python, R, and SQL will be an added advantage. Good communication (verbal and written), problem solving, organizational, decision making, interpersonal, assertiveness, planning, customer service, team management and computer skills (MS Office packages). Self-motivated and ability to work independently. A valid drivers license. SMS pre-entry Certificate is required for appointment finalisation. DUTIES: Design health care benefits methodology and capacity for primary health care (capitation) and hospital care. Develop methodology and capacity for conducting health needs assessments. Develop methodology and capacity for health technology assessment (HTA). Develop methodology and capacity for coding health care benefits and packages. Develop provider payment mechanisms and rates.