Graphic Designer (Netcare)

Division Marketing
Location Netcare head office – Sandton
Reporting structure Head: Commercial Marketing
Closing date 13 February 2019

The Graphic Designer is the Netcare Group’s brand custodian and is responsible for ensuring that all creative output is in line with Netcare’s branding requirements.
The incumbent is further responsible for the creative concept, design and the output in response to a client brief right through to the finished products – which includes adverts, brochures, leaflets, posters, digital communications and the like, and all other marketing collateral – as required by the various business units within the Netcare Group.
The Graphic Designer is also responsible for accepting, evaluating, planning and delivering the best designs to meet the internal client’s brief requirements.

 Develop, maintain and update the CI for the group.
 Interpret and design creative solutions (for printed material or digital) as per the client’s brief.
 Adhere to the studio process by managing jobs, following the internal review process, ensuring time and deadline management and effective communication with clients.
 Create visual solutions to meet the corporate communication needs of the Netcare Group by using a mix of concept development, creative skills and commercial awareness.
 Generate creative ideas and concepts and where required, conduct creative research on projects.
 Responsible for the highest quality, including the utilisation of correct grammar and spelling, consistency of fonts and CI principles.
 Management of the Netcare photo library.

 Responsible for all image sourcing.
 Execute as per the requirements for special projects i.e. Nurses Day, HASA, Quality Leadership, year-end functions etc.
 Request supplier quotations and manage the printing process as per approved budget and deadlines.
 Ensure the monthly submission of internal and external invoices and follow up.
 Ensure regular and effective communication with both internal and external stakeholders.
 Promote and maintain good working and interpersonal relationships with management, colleagues and suppliers.
 Manage job schedules and deliver according to the required timeframes, whilst ensuring regular communication with internal and external stakeholders.
 Ensure priority job management at all times.
 Assist with general housekeeping of the office and work environment.
 Maintains a safe working environment in accordance with the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act.
 Reports and acts upon potential/actual risks of equipment.
 Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment.
 Reports equipment needing repair or replacement.
 Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with Netcare policies and procedures.


 Grade 12 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification.
 A qualification in Graphic Design or DTP – Photoshop, Macromedia-Flash, Illustrator, In-Design and Dreamweaver.


 Relevant 4-5 years working experience in a graphic design role is required.
 Must have own transport.
 Multimedia experience and photographic skills is an advantage.


 Capacity to implement and maintain standards of design as required by Netcare.
 Attention to detail is crucial.

 Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
 Sound understanding of technical applications and the ability to trouble-shoot hardware and software issues.


Coaching Others*
The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change*
The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty.
Performance Development*
The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives.
Taking Action
Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results.
Decision Making
Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences.
Managing Self
Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer Focus and Service Delivery
The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external customers.
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship
Adapting and Responding to Change
Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to change.
Continuous Improvement
The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.
Personal Work Ethic
Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building Relationships
Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge
The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.



Netcare Values
At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
 Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and services we offer at every level of the organisation.
 Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
 Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
 Passion – The creative, passionate and innovative drive to do things better than before. To develop and implement successful healthcare solutions for all.
 Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare Way
Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours which you will be accountable to uphold:
 I always greet everyone to show my respect.
 I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
 I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
 I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
 I always seek consent to show my compassion.
 I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
 I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.


The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to
Please note:
 Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Divisional HR Managers. Employees are therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.
 The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function which you have applied for will be based on those that exist in the Division within which you will be employed.
 In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
 By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your information will be processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
 If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of 6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in a secure manner.

Updated: February 5, 2019 — 06:03