Disability Manager

The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
FEM is looking to appoint a Disability Manager to assist the Medical Services department in the execution of the Rehabilitation and Return to Work program strategy which includes safe discharge planning, re-integration, and long-term placement of injured employees. The successful applicant will be responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive, coordinated, integrated and cost-effective disability management program for COID beneficiaries.

Furthermore, the incumbent will also interpret and apply all benefits as prescribed by the COID Act and ensure that execution complies with the statutory requirements and all other relevant legislation. The successful incumbent must have good analytical skills; must think strategically; can establish and execute plans and must be excellent at building relationships and influencing people.

The minimum requirements are a BSc. Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy Honours Degree with a minimum of 5 years post community service experience and at least 3 years vocational rehabilitation experience, ideally in a management or professional capacity in a multi-disciplinary claims environment.

A good understanding of the budget process, own transport with a valid drivers license are further essential requirements for the position. Working knowledge of the COID Act, the ability to speak more than one language as well as good report writing skills are requirements of the position. Excellent customer focus, the ability to work in a highly pressurized environment, quality orientation, reliability and excellent communication complete our requirements.

The role will be in Rosebank. In exchange for the candidates successful services, FEM offers a competitive total cost to company remuneration with good benefits.

Candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV via the employee portal

https://fema-employee.simplify.hr/Team by close of business on 10 February 2021.

Applications may not be considered if the minimum criteria of the position are not met. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. FEM promotes the principles of Employment Equity and the appointment of this candidate is at FEM's sole discretion.