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LOCATION: Centurion
CLOSING DATE & TIME: 2/19/2019 12:00 AM
Purpose of the Job: The Senior Manager: Medical Advisory is accountable for providing leadership to the clinical research team & function and medical advisory services; for the development of evidence based treatment protocol and development of associated policies and procedures in order to meet the objectives of the fund. This role will coordinate across all areas aligned to claims determination, processing, rehabilitation and future care in order to ensure overall service provider engagement and stakeholder satisfaction.

Key Performance Areas

Governance of clinical/treatment protocols (policies, processes and SOPs.
Management of Treatment Protocols
Management of the clinical research function
Manage Stakeholder Relations
General Administration
People Management

Qualifications and Experience

A Medical Degree (MBChB or equivalent).
Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Doctor
Certificate in Evidence Based training (PTCMA) or Health Technology Assessment (HTA) training or in progress of obtaining the qualification.
Business Administration/Management post graduate qualification would be an advantage
Relevant 8 – 10 years’ experience as a medical doctor
Of which 2 years’ experience in a managed care/ insurance /healthcare environment, medical advisory work
With experience in the development of treatment protocols, policies, and working with a team of researchers to develop the treatment protocols (clinical coder, pharmacist, etc.)
Technical and behavioral competencies required

Computer literacy on Microsoft package (Word, Power-point, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer)
Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes of business, their interaction, and the impact of the external /internal influences on clinical decision making, and decline.
Knowledge and understanding of the marketplace and professional trade associations , key people and companies
Strong analytic skills and knowledge of health care industry with ability to provide solutions to meet client needs and maximize value of deliverables
Understanding of Good Clinical Practice and analysis of research papers.
Good understanding of clinical coding crosswalks and norms e.g. ICD10, CPT, Nappi codes, etc.
Understanding of the National Health Policy Framework and new healthcare industry development.


Total cost to company applicable to this position is minimum R1 160 042.00 per annum, negotiable.

NB: “RAF offers Total Employment Cost packages with no contributions from the Employer, successful candidates are required to structure their packages in manner that will suit their needs”.

Closing date: 19 February 2019

Applications can be forwarded to the Recruitment Officer at Eco Glades; email address is OR hand delivered at 420 Witch-Hazel Avenue, Eco Glades 2, Centurion.


The incumbent for this position must be willing to travel.
Indicate the name and the reference number for the position you are applying for on the subject line
Do not submit copies of qualifications and ID as these will be requested from shortlisted candidates on the interview date
Submit a short CV with a maximum of 5 pages
Please indicate your current salary and salary expectations if considered for the position.

The Road Accident Fund subscribes to the principles of employment equity and preference will be given to groups who are under represented in terms of our Employment Equity Plan

Please note that the prospective employees will be subjected to security vetting

NB: Applicants who have not received any correspondence from us within six weeks from the closing date can consider themselves unsuccessful


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