x25 new job vacancies at National Health Laboratory Service

Job Summary

The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) is hiring and invites applications for various open job vacancies x25 posts.

Closing date: 29 February 2024

Location: various, South Africa

Careers at NHLS

The NHLS is a national public entity with the mission being to provide quality, affordable and sustainable health laboratory services, training and research. 

The NHLS has positioned itself as an Employer of Choice in the health professional field.

We are committed to the principles of equity, non-discrimination and diversity enshrined in the Constitution. It aims to employ a diverse staff complement which is of a geographical representation of our society and create equal employment opportunities to all.

The NHLS’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan aims to advance and protect previously disadvantaged individuals by providing opportunities for career advancement, growth, training and development.

Available job vacancies

  • Forensic Analyst x9
  • Cleaner – Housekeeping x2
  • Principal Forensic Analyst
  • Functional Analyst
  • Executive Secretary – Office of the COO
  • Finance Manager – Grants
  • Manager – National NON Technician Skills Training
  • Manager – Procurement (Operations)
  • Manager – Facilities
  • Administrator – Tenders & Contracts
  • Secretary – BAC
  • Administrator Data Analyst
  • Analyst Developer
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Secretary (Business Unit)
  • Pathologist
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How to Apply

Response Email addresses of the relevant HR representative and or Region is supplied at the end of each
regional adverts. The onus is on the applicant to ensure that their application has been received.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Any credentials of the contract of employment will be subject to criminal record checks, citizen verification, financial record checks, qualification/Study verification, previous employment verification, social media accounts behavior/comments verifications, competency/psychometric assessments, signing of performance contract on appointment, signing of an employment contract on appointment, presentation etc.

All health professional roles may be subjected to further assessment in line with the applicable proficiency
matrix to determine the correct level and or grade.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Successful applicants will be remunerated on the published scale associated with the grade of the post.

This means that the remuneration of an applicant who is successful for a position that is lower than his/her current job grade will be adjusted downward with effect from the date of appointment.

External applicants shall be responsible for all expenditure related to attendance of interviews. This is an open advert. External applicants are welcome to apply for this bulletin. Click/tap on the link button below to download, view all vacancies and apply.


TitleDocumentClosing date
NHLS February 2024 External Bulletin – Open AdvertsDownload27 February 2024
NHLS HOD Bulletin February 2024Download29 February 2024
NHLS February 2024 JAS BulletinDownload26 February 2024
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  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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