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Posted: 16 Oct 2018 / Published: 14 Oct 2018 / Closing Date: 29 Oct 2018

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: HR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
REFERENCE: 18/140/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R697 011 – R821 052 per annum (All Inclusive Remuneration Package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Human Resource or equivalent qualification; 6 years’ experience in Human Resource of which 3 years must be at supervisory/managerial level; Knowledge and application of legislative requirements; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Office); Customer services orientation; Planning and organizing; Creative thinking; Problem analysis and creative thinking; Project management and decision; Financial management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage Departmental Skills Audits; Manage the compilation of Work Skill Plan (WSP) and Annual Training programmes; Facilitate Departmental Training and Skills Programmes; Develop and maintain organizational Education Training and Development (ETD) policies; Develop and review Skills Development Programmes policies and strategies.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. N Joseph  (012) 357 8646

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: QUALITY OF WORK LIFE
REFERENCE: 18/141/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R697 011 – R821 052 per annum (All Inclusive Remuneration Package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/ Social Work; At least 5 years experience in Employee Health and Wellness of which 3 years must be at managerial level; Knowledge and understanding of Employee Health and Wellness and all related prescripts in the Public Service; Knowledge of Financial Management in relation to PFMA and Basic project management; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Motivational and negotiation skills; Planning and organizing skills; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving and decision making; Team leadership; Change management; Presentation and facilitation; Technical proficiency in PILIR, Disability and Sport and Recreation; Computer literacy; Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines; Stress tolerance.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop, implement and Review of Legislative, Policies and Strategic Framework within the Public Service with regard to Management of Disability; Coordinate the processes of Mainstreaming Disability in the workplace; Promote a healthy life style programme; Facilitate and manage Policy and Procedure on Incapacity Leave and ill Health (PILIR) processes.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. N Joseph  (012) 357 8646

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.

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (LP5-LP6)
REFERENCE: 18/127/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: MTHATHA

SALARY: R482 907 - R1 133 979 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 4 years appropriate post qualification legal/litigation experience and Conveyancing experience; A thorough knowledge of legal practice, office management, accounting systems and trust accounts; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Knowledge of the government prescripts and transformation objective as well as the Constitution of South Africa; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Communication skills written and verbal); Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Courts, Labour Courts, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax and Tax tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of various clients; Attend to liquidation and insolvency, queries, conveyancing and notarial services; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Kooko  (012) 315 1164

NOTE: People with disabilities are encourage to apply

NOTE: A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.

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 Building, Pretoria, 0001.

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP5-LP6) (02 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 18/123/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: PRETORIA

SALARY: R482 907 – R1 133 979 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 4 years appropriate post qualification legal/litigation experience; and conveyancing experience; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Knowledge of the government prescripts and transformation objective as well as the Constitution of South Africa; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Communication skills (written and verbal); Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Furnish legal advice and opinions; Manage the conveyancing and notarial section as well as financial aspects; Render office administrative and maintain work performance records; Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Courts, Labour Courts, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax and Tax tribunals; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of various clients; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.

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 Building, Pretoria, 0001.

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (03 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 18/148/MAS KIMBERLEY (1)
REFERENCE: 18/150/MAS CAPE TOWN (2)
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: KIMBERLEY (1) AND CAPE TOWN (2)

SALARY: R242 064 – R867 399 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 years recognized legal qualification; At least 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 estates; 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 and Curatorship; Provide strategic direction to the office; Ensure that departmental policy, procedures and legislations are implemented; Manage the operations regarding the Guardian’s Funds and resources in the office.

NOTE: (1) People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
(2) Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

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 Street, Pretoria.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND NEGOTIATIONS
REFERENCE: 18/145/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R 356 289 – R419 679 per annum. The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: B Degree/ equivalent in Human Resource or related qualification; 6 years in a Human Resource environment of which 3 years’ experience should be as a Human Resources Practitioner.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills(verbal and written); Team building skills; Interpersonal skills; Leadership and management skills; Conflict and knowledge management skills; Analytical thinking skills; Statistical Analysis and Reporting; Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Render assistance in the development and maintenance of collective bargaining policies and strategies; Develop, Implement and Review Employee Relation strategies and policies; Participate in the departmental chamber and central bargaining chamber; Handle Employee Relations statistics and controlling strike actions; Perform administrative and supervisory functions.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei  (012) 315 1456

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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DISABILITY PROGRAMME (FOCAL POINT)
REFERENCE: 18/142/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R356 289 – R419 679 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/ Social Work or equivalent qualification; At least 6 years working experience in the field of Management of Disability in the workplace; Registered with professional bodies: South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) or Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

.SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organising skills; Customer services orientation; Project management; Creative and analytical skills; Problem solving skills; Counselling skills; Team membership and self management; Diversity citizenship.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate the development and implementation of disability policies and strategies; Facilitate processes of mainstreaming disability in the workplace; Facilitate advocacy programme on disability issues; Facilitate the achievement of the numeric disability target of 2% as approved by Cabinet; Conduct need assessment of employees with disabilities.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Joseph  (012) 357 8646

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.

SENIOR AUDITOR: INTERNAL AUDITOR (03 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 18/139/IA NATIONAL OFFICE: CLUSTER 2 (1),
REFERENCE: 18/181/IA NORTH WEST (1),
REFERENCE: 18/182/IA BLOEMFONTEIN (1),
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: CLUSTER 2 (1), NORTH WEST (1) AND BLOEMFONTEIN (1)

SALARY: R356 289 – R419 679 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 3 year Degree or National Diploma with majors in Auditing/Internal Auditing and Accounting; Must be able to do business research for audit purposes, conduct project risk assessment and perform all audit engagements; At least 3 years’ experience in Internal Auditing of which one should be as a team leader or potential to lead a team; Must be conversant with Auditing and Accounting standards; Studying toward a relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Analytical skills; Project management skills; Interpersonal relations; Planning and organizing; Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide inputs on the development of annual and three year rolling audit plans; Conduct a full internal Audit engagement;; Formulate an audit program based on the outcome of the preliminary survey; Supervise, coach, guide, lead, and review audit projects on an ongoing basis; Evaluate and monitor progress on audit projects; Liaise with the clients and keep them informed on an ongoing basis; Draft reports on the internal audit work; Monitor implementation and adherence to audit recommendations; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr O Melato (012) 315 1351

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

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.

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR1 – MR5) (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 18/116/CD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R186 828 – R867 399 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Knowledge of Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, South African Human Rights Acts, the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act and the Equality Act, 2000; Knowledge and experience in office administration; Experience in providing legal support and to raise awareness on the promotion of equality and the usage of Equality Courts; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Computer literacy; Planning and interpersonal relation; Communication (report writing and verbal); Innovative and analytical thinking.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Support the management of secretarial, legal and administrative duties for the Equality Review Committee (ERC); Analyse statistics received on equality courts cases from the Department’s National Operations Centre (NOC system); Manage and deal with complaints from members of the public and media on the effectiveness and efficiency of the equality Courts; Advise the Minister, Deputy Minister, Director-General and other role players on measures taken to promote the Equality Act and the Equality Courts;

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. M Kganyago  (012) 315 1844

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

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: MR1 – MR5
REFERENCE: 18/49/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R 186 828 – R867 399 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD Determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Knowledge of criminal procedure and practice, court rules, (Constitutional, Supreme Court of Appeal, High, Labour, Equality and Magistrate); Sound knowledge of South African legal system, legal practice and related spheres with specific reference to family law and related litigation; Knowledge of the PFMA and Sexual Offences and Related Matters Act; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Legal Research; Planning and decision making skills; Strategic capability and leadership skills; Good interpersonal skills; Dispute resolution; Time management and ability to prioritize; Report writing and problem resolving; Project management; Communication skills (Verbal and written); Willing to work overtime when required.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Draft legal documents and give legal advice to the Department and other organs of the State; Provide support services to the courts regarding quasi-judicial functions; Respond to petitions, representations and complaints from civil society and other government departments; Liaise with other departments, DPP, and communities on programmes around crime prevention; Prepare memoranda for the appointment of Commissioners of Oath and Appraisers; Recover loss and (of) damage to State property; Determine Legal Liability and oversee the smooth functioning of dedicated courts in the region; Facilitate implementation of relevant legislation including the Victims Charter and the Restorative Justice National policy Framework; Initiate, plan, implement and conduct community awareness campaigns on legislations administered by the Department.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Postal address: 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. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (10 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 18/149/MAS: (CAPE TOWN)
REFERENCE: 18/151/MAS: (DURBAN)
REFERENCE: 18/152/MAS: (POLOKWANE)
REFERENCE: 18/156/MAS: (MAHIKENG)
REFERENCE: 18/165/MAS: (GRAHAMSTOWN)
REFERENCE: 18/167/MAS: (PIETERMARITZBURG)
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: CAPE TOWN (03), DURBAN (02), POLOKWANE (01), MAHIKENG (01), GRAHAMSTOWN (01) AND PIETERMARITZBURG (02)

SALARY: R186 828 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB degree or recognized four years legal qualification.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Case flow management; Estate duties; Trust; Dispute resolution; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving; Customer focus; Attention to detail; Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Administer deceased and Insolvent Estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Determine and asses estate duties in terms of the Estate Duties Act; Conduct research and draft legal documents; Render administrative function of the office

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko  (012) 315 1996 & Mr. M Lehong  (012) 315 1264

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.

CLOSING DATE: 29 October 2018


NOTE: Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions. 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 original certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s licence 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. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV.

The DOJ&CD 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. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where drivers licence is a requirement. 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. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.