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New Vacancies/Posts

Published: 17 Oct 2014 / Closing Date: 03 Nov 2014

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER: (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING 31 MARCH 2016)
REFERENCE: 14/288/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R819 126 – R964 902 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/Degree in Information Systems/Technology/Computer Science or equivalent qualification at NQF6; Five (5) years relevant IT management experience which includes at least three (3) years SDLC project management experience; Knowledge and experience of PMBOK methodologies and processes. The following will be an added advantage:-Project Management of Organizational Turnaround; Business Analysis experience.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication (written and verbal) skills; Project management and management skills; Good interpersonal relations; Creative and analytical; Ability to work independently and under pressure; Vendor/Supplier Contract and Service Level Management skills; Attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage project systems development as per SDLC including project initiation, business process analysis, solution design, development, testing, piloting, training, deployment and, post implementation support; Manage deliverables from Vendor/Supplier and other organizational delivery entities; Manage all project issues, incidents, risks and changes; Produce regular status reports for management; Manage project documentation and configuration management for audit requirements and compliance; Manage business readiness activities including training, change management, standard operating procedures and communication.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. S. Bezuidenhout  (012) 315 1471

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


STATE LAW ADVISER (2 POSTS) LP7- LP8
REFERENCE: 14/293/SLA
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE CHIEF STATE LAW ADVISER: PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R554 025 – R919 116 per annum (All inclusive). (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification litigation/advisory experience; Admission as an Advocate or Attorney; Experience in Constitutional Law and Administration will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Legal Research and drafting; Advocacy; Problem solving and decision making skills; Litigation skills; Good communication skills (written and verbal); Computer literacy; Planning and organizing skills; Analytical and report writing skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Scrutinize and certify Draft Bills of all national departments with regard to their constitutionality, drafting form and style; Write legal opinions for all departments of state in the national, provincial and local sphere of government and other organs of state; Scrutinize draft international agreements and subordinate legislation; Mediate a dispute by identifying issues, developing options ,considering alternatives and advising on the process of mediation; Draft legal documents and advise on the drafting of legal documents that provide clear motivation/justification.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo  (012) 357–8240

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS: (TPF) (APPOINTMENT CONTRACT ENDING 31 JULY 2015)
REFERENCE: 14/290/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R532 278 – R627 000 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Financial Management/Accounting or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment, of which a minimum of 3 years must be at middle management level; A sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and National Treasury Regulations; A willingness to travel extensively; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP accrual accounting; Knowledge and working experience on a recognized accounting software package will be an advantage; Knowledge of the Justice Deposit Account System (JDAS) and the State Attorney System (SAS) will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

RECOMMENDATIONS: Knowledge of the Department of Justice, Third Party Funds (TPF) functions and services and Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI); Experience in bank and cash book reconciliations; Experience in TPF administration.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Financial management; Supervisory skills; Strategic management abilities; Sound analytical, statistical and problem solving; Computer literacy (MS Word and MS Excel); Communication skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Compile monthly, quarterly, interim and Annual Financial Statements in respect of Third Party Funds; Compile information required for the monthly, quarterly, interim and Annual Financial Statement for the department Vote Account; Assist with the development and maintenance of the new TPF financial administration and accounting system; Compile management comments for audit findings, consider implementation of recommendations and prepare, manage and monitor audit action plans; Management of administrative duties; Management of Assistant Directors; Assist with the development and maintenance of strategies, policies and procedures; Project support and implementation; Establish and maintain effective, efficient and transparent systems of financial, risk management as well as internal control.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. E. Sebelebele (012) 357 8662

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001 OR Physical address: Application Box, 1st Floor, Momentum Building, East Towers, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


PROCESS ANALYST (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING 31/03/2015)
REFERENCE: 14/286/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R532 278 – R627 000 per annum. (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/Degree in Information Systems/Technology/Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent qualification at NQF6; 2 years’ experience in a process analyst or business analyst role; Knowledge / experience in applying formal business process modeling, process re-engineering, business architecture or business analysis methodologies and tools will be an added advantage; Knowledge of process related tools and equipment.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Orientation; Analytical and problem solving abilities; Supervisory skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assess, document and present current business processes, procedures, business rules and recommend optimized and improved business processes; Identify and document business and functional requirement specifications in-line with business goals; Validate the design of the solution against business requirements; Contribute in the designing of formal and structured test cases; Contribute to the development, quality control and delivery of end user training material and Standard Operating Procedures; Participate in piloting and deploying system.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. S. Bezuidenhout  (012) 315 1471

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


IT INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING 31 MARCH 2016)
REFERENCE: 14/291/ISM
NOTE: THE POST IS A RE-ADVERT; CANDIDATES WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R532 278- R627 000 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A relevant Degree/National Diploma in Information Technology; Experience and certification in ITIL, Cobit and ISO standards and a good understanding of implementing ITIL ICT service delivery; Three years experience in IT Environment with focus on ICT service delivery, incident and problem management; Project management experience in IT public sector environment and exposure to IT policies, ITIL, Cobit as well as IT auditing standards
The following serves as recommendation:-Knowledge of security & ISO standards, in ITIL and its implementation, ICT monitoring and reporting.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Facilitation and presentation skills; Interpersonal skills; Problem solving and decision making; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Computer literacy; Attention to details.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Direct and manage strategic and tactical and design problems management processes from an ITIL IT services management; Review the Infrastructures calls logged and manage the implementation of the solutions; Use the ICT tools in the Department for monitoring the IT Infrastructure usage and incidents; Produce ICT infrastructure reports and recommend corrective actions; Develop policies, procedures and standards for problem management department, ensure compliance, Review and update problem management; Ensure involvement in the design and ongoing improvement of technology required; Provide technical advisory service pertaining to IT infrastructure; Initialize the ITIL best practice; Ensure effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei (012) 315 1436
APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: INFORMATION AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING 31 MARCH 2016)
REFERENCE: 14/292/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R532 278 – R627 000 per annum (All Inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/Degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or an equivalent related qualification at NQF6; 3 year’s experience in working in an ICT Service Desk or Help desk; Knowledge and experience of ICT problems and incidents management processes including related ITIL processes; A relevant ITIL V3 foundation qualification; Knowledge and experience of ICT service level agreements formulation and management will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (written and verbal); Project management skills; Data interpretation and excellent report writing skills; Collaborative and people skills; Creative and analytical; Committed, flexible and reliable; Problem solving.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage, verify and validate all IMACD quotations by engaging all IT Coordinators and Head of offices; Ensure monthly reconciliation of IMACD’s with Service Providers and accurate record keeping of all free and billable IMACD’s; Escalate IMACD bottlenecks to the service delivery manager where necessary and provide weekly and monthly reports; Perform SLA management of all incidents and escalate where necessary and assist with service performance related issues where required; Participate in the development and upkeep of the ICT Services Catalogue; Monitor service provision to improve performance, enhance service delivery and service levels from outsourced vendors; Ensure service providers adherence to service management principles, ITIL led, service desk, incident management, problem, change and configuration management, etc.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Bezuidenhout  (012) 315 1471

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


OPERATION EXCELLENCE FACILITATOR (3 YEARS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT) (3POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/295/JC
CENTRE: JUSTICE COLLEGE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R270 804+37% = R371 001 in lieu of benefits per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year Degree / National Diploma in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics, A minimum of 3 year experience in Lean Management/ Process management/ continuous improvement or Business Process Re-engineering, A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Applying Technology; People management and Development skills; Continuous Improvement; Planning and Organizing; Team Leadership; Researcher and analytical skills; Presentation and facilitation skills; Client orientation and Customer focus skills; Project management skills; Advanced Excel and Statistical software skills; Report writing skills; Problem solving and Analysis skills; Communication skills (verbal and written); Change management skills.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Provide training to users in OpEX programme; Deploy Lean Management Principles at Facilities; Implement compliance to the provisions and provide professional guidance and assistance to subordinates; Maintain and improve targets and achievements at deployed facilities; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo (012) 357 8240

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
Postal address: The Director-General: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING 31 JULY 2015), (02 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/289/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R270 804 +37% = R371 001.45 per annum in lieu of benefits. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Degree in Financial Management/Accounting or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment of which one year should be at junior/middle management level; A sound knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, the Justice Deposit Account System (JDAS), the Justice Management Information System (JMIS), advanced spreadsheet skills (will be tested) and a working knowledge of financial statements; Willingness to travel extensively; Working knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, accrual; Knowledge of the DOJ&CD, Third Party Funds functions and services would be an advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Apply strategic thinking; Supervisory skills; Applied Technology skills; Computer literacy (MS office); Budget and financial management skills; Communication and information management skills; Diversity management skills; Conflict resolution and decision making skills; Willing to travel extensively.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Compile monthly, quarterly, interim and Annual Financial Statement in respect of Third Party Funds; Compile information required for the monthly, quarterly, interim and Annual Financial Statements for the department Vote Account; Assist with the development and maintenance of the new TPF financial administration and accounting system; Compile management comments for audit findings, consider implementation of recommendations and prepare, manage and monitor audit action plans; Manage of administrative duties; Management of Assistant Directors; Assist with the development and maintenance of strategies, policies and procedures; Project support and implementation; Establish and maintain effective, efficient and transparent systems of financial risk management as well as internal control.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. E. Sebelebele ( (012) 357 8662

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, Pretoria, 0001


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: STUDY ASSISTANCE (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 14/264/HR
NOTE: THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT POST, CANDIDATES WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement).

REQUIREMENTS: B Degree/ equivalent in Human Resource or related qualification; 3 years working experience in a Human Resource environment.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (Verbal and Written); Financial management; Planning and organization; Research and analytical; Team work.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Develop and review Study Assistance policies, strategies and procedural manuals; Monitor and check bursary recipient learning institution registrations; Prepare and distribute bursary contracts to successful candidates; Coordinate the bursary award committee session and take minutes; Prepare and report on committee outcomes and recommendations; Screen applications and compile profiles; Facilitate the communication of the approved bursary awards; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei  (012) 315 1346

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 03 November 2014

Published: 10 Oct 2014 / Closing Date: 27 Oct 2014

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AUXILARY SERVICES
REFERENCE: 201/14EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: EAST LONDON

PACKAGE: R532 278 – R627 000 per annum (All exclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree/National Diploma in Administration or a relevant equivalent qualification; A minimum of three (3) year’s relevant experience at a junior /middle management level; A valid drivers’ license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organizing; Problem solving skills; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Computer literacy (MS Office): Communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Prepare and manage the Regions Property and Maintenance Plans; Monitor the implementation of Capital Works, planned maintenance and acquisition of lease accommodation; Manage and process minor capital works services to RCC and the allocation of state houses: Provide assistance to the Area, Court and Office managers on facilities management matters; Managed registry, fleet management provision of communication services; Monitor the budget of allocation in respect of the Capital Works Budget; Report on facilities management and auxiliary services; Perform other ad-hoc function as required: Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Pretorius ( (043) 702 7000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200.


SENIOR VETTING INVESTIGATOR
REFERENCE: 14/278/COO
DIVISION: INTERGRITY MANAGEMENT
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement).

REQUIREMENTS: B Degree or equivalent qualifications in Social Science or related areas; 3 years investigation experience; 3 years vetting investigation experience; Completed SSA, SAPS, DI Vetting investigators course; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Interpersonal relation skills; Ability to work under pressure; Attention to details; Analytical skills; Meticulous planning and organizational skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct vetting fieldwork investigations; Provide inputs for the development and implementation of policies, guidelines, norms, and standards in vetting investigations; Ensure effective communication between the Department, the State Security Agency (SSA) and other related agencies; Manage finalized files and reports; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Motsieloa  (012) 315 1351

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.


CLUSTER MANAGER
REFERENCE: 14/123/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, WELKOM

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: NQF Level 4/ Grade 12 and relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent qualification; Six (6) years experience in interpreting of which three (3) years at supervisory level; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages and English, which are predominant languages in the Magisterial District; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communications skills (verbal and written); Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time Management; Computer literacy (MS Office); Analytical thinking. Problem solving; Planning and Organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure; Art of interpreting.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the Cluster legal interpreting and language services. Manage the legal interpreting and language services Stakeholder relation in the cluster. Manage training and developing court interpreting. Manage operational efficiency of language services and compliance of the code of conduct in the cluster: Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. N. Dywili at  (051) 407 1800.

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, Bloemfontein, 9300, or hand deliver at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: PROVISIONING ADMINISTRATION
REFERENCE: 200/14EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree/National Diploma in Administration or a relevant equivalent qualifications; A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience at a supervisory level; Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury regulation; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organizing; Problem solving skills: Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines: Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and report on all facility management major projects undertaken in the region; Monitor proper implementation of the Departmental Maintenance Plan as well as day to day maintenance of facilities; Prepare and submit budget inputs to the Director: Facilities Management; Provide facilities management services including the procurement of leased accommodation, planned and unplanned maintenance and capital works project. Manage auxiliary services for the Regional Office, Magistrate Courts, High Courts and other Justice centers; Manage audit queries and provide inputs to the management comments: Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. Pretorius  043 702 7000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: (INTERNAL CONTROL)
REFERENCE: 198/14EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: EASTERN CAPE – EAST LONDON

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An Appropriate Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Cost Management / Accounting / Auditing / Internal Auditing; Three years’ financial experience: A valid drivers’ license; The following can serve as an added advantage: Knowledge and experience in Vote Account, BAS and JYP; Experience in Third Party Funds

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office with focus on Excel and PowerPoint); Communication skills (written and verbal); Ability to work under pressure; Knowledge of PFMA, TR and DFI is essential: Accuracy and attention to detail. Good interpersonal relations.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Facilitate and manage Audit process, Assess Audit readiness of offices to be audited prior the audit and implement Action plans on Audit findings; Promote compliance of internal controls and procedures in offices ; Co-ordinate, consolidate and verify inputs for preparation of Monthly Financial Statements; Perform any other duties that may arise

ENQUIRIES: Ms Pretorius ( (043) 702 7000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
REFERENCE: 199/14EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: EASTERN CAPE
SERVICE POINT – PORT ELIZABETH CLUSTER

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Financial or Commercial field or equivalent qualification; Three (3) years’ experience in Expenditure and Budget Management; A valid drivers’ license. The following will serve as an added advantage: Knowledge and experience of the financial systems of the DOJ&CD including the JYP system;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office with focus on Excel and PowerPoint); Good communication skills (written and verbal); General office and project management; Sound financial management; Exceptional report writing; Good interpersonal relations; Strong analytical skills and assertiveness; Ability to work under pressure and be self motivated; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide financial administrative services, maintenance and compliance within (courts) the cluster; Identify financial problems and risks; Analyze procurement and asset management within the cluster; Provide financial capacity building within own designated area; Compile TPMU reports on office visits; Review monthly performance with the Regional Financial Manager.

ENQUIRIES: Ms L Pretorius ( (043) 702 7000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 14/279/DG; DIVISION: GENDER AND THE LAW
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB Degree, B.Proc or equivalent legal qualifications; A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Gender research and related matters; Knowledge of legislations and policies that promote gender equality.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Power Point, Outlook, MS Excel); Research and report writing skills; Training and workshop skills; Communication skills (verbal and writing); Analytical skills; Policy and legislation development.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate and facilitate Access to Justice Week Programme, training workshop, seminars and conferences for women empowerment projects; Facilitate and conduct community outreach programme; Facilitate working relationship between department and Civil Society in the Gender Law and Justice; Conduct research to make input on legislation and policy development related to gender equality; Review, improve, monitor and evaluate policy and legislation which affects women and children.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr. C. Sibiya Tel: (012) 357 4561

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 14/285/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: GRAHAMSTOWN

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: 3 years Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification in finance; 3 years relevant experience in Finance environment; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Service Act and other legislation prescripts; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Supervisory skills; Planning and organizing (including time management); Leadership qualities, problem solving and decision making skills; Ability to interpret and apply policy; Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication skills (verbal and written); Team work orientated; Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized environment; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee verification of applications received and ensure daily payments, cheque details and numbers; Administer and manage guardians fund and compile reconciliation statement; Ensure approved/ disapproved payments on a daily, weekly and monthly; Prepare report on fraud cases and interest losses; Represent Masters office relations with the stakeholders; Check and verify guardian funds, banking and financial registers and reports; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr S Maeko Tel: (012) 315 1996

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.


ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (03 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/272/MAS: CAPE TOWN
REFERENCE: 14/275/MAS: NELSPRUIT
REFERENCE: 14/281/MAS: PIETERMARITZBURG
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: NELSPRUIT (1); CAPE TOWN (1) AND PIETERMARITZBURG (1)

SALARY: R183 126 – R662 397 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB Degree or four year recognized legal qualification; 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the Administration of Estates Act, Compliance Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency Act, Companies Act, Close Corporations Act, Trust Property Control Act and other relevant legislation; Experience in the functional field and services provided by Master’s of the High Court.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Estate duties; Case flow management; Trust; Administration of estate; Legal research and drafting; Planning and organizing; Dispute Resolution; Time management; Communication skills; Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized environment.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the administration of Deceased Estates, Insolvent Estates, Trust, Curatorship and the operations regarding the Guardian’s Fund; Provide strategic direction to the office; Ensure that departmental policy, procedures and legislation are implemented; Manage the operations regarding the Guardian’s Funds and resources in the office; Ensure continuous quality improvement of processes and policies.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference number

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko  (012) 315-1996 and Mr C. Msiza  (012) 315-4754

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: MR3- MR5 (2 POSTS): RESEARCH
REFERENCE: 14/282/CLO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R183 126 – R662 379 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Sound knowledge of the South African Legal System (including constitutional law) as well as the application of International Law; Knowledge of Multi Departmental Research; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Research skills; Legal interpretation; Legal drafting skills; Investigation; People management; Project Management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct research, analyze, advise and make recommendations; Develop legal theories around the identified focal points; Draft legal reports and present them to the relevant stake holders; Manage, maintain documents and conduct legal research; Assist the Chief Director: Research with coordination within the Branch at a lower level.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms Khanyisa Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Director-General: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

NOTE: Kindly note that due to the National Strike that has affected the country, all advertised posts placed with closing dates starting from the 18 August 2014 are extended to 27 October 2014. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their applications reach the relevant Office as indicated in the advertisement on or before the extended closing date. It should be noted that while the Department is trying to accommodate potential applicants, service delivery should not be compromised due to the strike action which there is no indication when it will end.

For posts that will be placed with the closing dates after the 27 October 2014, this extension will not apply and applicants are advised to adhere to the closing dates as per the advertisement.

Enquiries: Mr GS Ntobeng - 012 315 1736/Ms S Maribeng - 012 315 1103

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 27 OCTOBER 2014


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document.  A drivers license must be attached if indicated as a requirement.  A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process.  Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

 

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