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New Vacancies/Posts

Date Published: 27 Feb 2015 / Closing Date: 23 Mar 2015

COURT MANAGER (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 2015/49/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE BENONI
REFERENCE: 15/14/FS; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, BOTSHABELO
REFERENCE: 64/15EC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: LUSIKISIKI – (RE-ADVERTISMENT)
REFERENCE: 65/15EC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: PORT ELIZABETH

SALARY: R337 998.00 – R398 139 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate and manage the financial and human resources of the office; Co-ordinate, manage risk and security in the court; Manage strategic, business planning processes, facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; compile and analyse court statistics to show performance trends; Support Case Flow Management at the court; Develop and implement customer service improvement strategies; Manage the projects intended to improve court management; Manage service level agreements and relations with the internal and external stakeholders.

NOTE: Separate applications must be made for each centre

ENQUIRIES: GAUTENG: Mr. A Nhlapo  (011) 332 9000
ENQUIRIES: FREE STATE: Ms M Dywili at  (051) 407 1800.
ENQUIRIES: EASTERN CAPE: Mrs Pretorius at  (043) 702 7000.

APPLICATIONS: GAUTENG: Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 • 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG

APPLICATIONS: FREE STATE: Please direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, Bloemfontein, 9300.OR Physical Address: 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300.

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


OFFICE MANAGER
REFERENCE: 15/89/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: POLOKWANE

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma in Office Administration or equivalent qualification; 3 years experience in administration of which 1 year should be at supervisory level; Knowledge of all legislation and policies that inform the Department’s administrative support activities; Knowledge of the core functions of the Masters Office; A valid code EB driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Office); Financial management; Leadership and management skills; Analytical and presentation skills; Negotiation and numerical skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Prepare all financial reports prescribed and required by management in accordance with general accepted administration practice; Provide required office administrative expertise to resolve any support problems experienced in the office of the master; Direct and manage projects, implement amended computer or other systems and processes aimed at improving the masters office; Ensure service level agreements are adhered to; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr C. Msiza Tel: (012) 315 4754


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: OFFICE MANAGER IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL HEAD
REFERENCE: 63/15EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: EASTERN CAPE

SALARY: R 270 804.00 – R318 984. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three years relevant Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma; Minimum of 3 years’ experience in management; Knowledge of Departmental strategic goals; Knowledge of the Public Service and the working of Government;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic thinking and leadership skills; Project Management; Research and negotiation skills; Creative and analytical; Problem solving and decision making; Conflict management; Accuracy and attention to detail; Understanding confidentiality in Government; Report writing; Communication (oral and written) skills; Computer literacy (MS Office, intranet and Internet); Presentation skills; Customer service orientation; Ability to work independently, yet as part of a team when required and work under pressure and meet deadlines; Professionalism; Policy analysis and implementation; Financial management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide support to the Regional Head in decision making and planning; Attend to correspondences in the Regional Head’s office; Monitor and track business objectives; Oversee the office’s activities and resources of the Regional Head; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. Pretorius  043 702 7000

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


CHIEF WORK STUDY OFFICER
REFERENCE: 15/84/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/equivalent in Industrial Psychology/Management Service/Production Management or related qualification; Three years working experience in Industrial Psychology/Management Service/ Production Management environment of which 3 years should be on level of Senior Work study Officer; Evidential proof of experience in the organisational design, re-engineering and mapping of business processes will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Continuous improvement; Customer focus and responsiveness; Problem solving skills; Team participation; Project management skills; Planning and organising skills; Computer literacy (Word, Power point, Excel, Visio); Strategic capability and leadership.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Determine, design, improve and reengineer proper business processes; Ensure mapping of departmental business processes; Facilitate, develop, implement and maintain norms and standards; Develop, manage and maintain sound and effective organizational structures in alignment with the strategic objectives of the Department; Develop and maintain job descriptions in line with the Departmental structure; Analyze and grade jobs according to the job evaluation system; Ensure compliance to business processes and management services policies, prescripts and instructions.

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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
REFERENCE: 15/87/COO
DIVISION: DATABASE ADMINISTRATION
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS A Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems or equivalent qualification; 3 years experience in Geographic Information System and experience in GIS packages such as ArcGIS and MapInfo; A valid driver’s licence

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer skills (MS Office); Organizational skills; Good interpersonal relations and human relations skills; Analytical and numerical (financial planning) skills; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Plan data collection for electronic mapping of information on Geographic Information System, service point and demographic profiling; Convert statistical data to map information format; Profile demographics, populate and convert data; Develop Spatial Models.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Raymond Van der Westhuizen (012) 315 1673

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: VETTING ADMINISTRATION
REFERENCE: 15/92/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 Public administration or equivalent qualification; 3 years vetting administration experience; Additional relevant short courses will be added advantage; 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: Manage the execution of administration for vetting fieldwork within the Department; Provide inputs for the development and implementation of policies, guidelines, norms, and standards in vetting administration; Ensure processing of confidential clearance for officials of the department; Responsible for PERSAL report used at vetting administration; 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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FRAUD AND CORRUPTION PREVENTION
REFERENCE: 15/94/COO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/Administration Management or equivalent qualification; 3 years’ experience in fraud and corruption prevention, including investigations and public service anti-fraud and anti-corruption policies and strategies; Knowledge of Departmental policies and legal framework.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Organizing and planning; Motivational skills; Communication skills (written and verbal); Interpersonal skills; Problem solving; Presentation/facilitation skills; Computer literacy; Ability to work under pressure; Basic financial management skills; Project management skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Facilitate the development and implementation of Fraud and Corruption Prevention Strategy/Plan in the Department; Review and evaluate anti-corruption capacity measures within the Department; Administer financial disclosures and provide advisory services on ethical issues; Monitor and evaluate integrity systems and processes; Manage resources (human, financial and assets) in compliance with PFMA and relevant regulatory framework.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. M. Modibane ( (012) 315 1668

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

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 23 MARCH 2015

Date Published: 20 Feb 2015 / Closing Date: 16 Mar 2015

CHIEF DIRECTOR: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 15/77/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R988 152 – R1 181 469 (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma in Built environment or Higher related Qualifications; 6 years at Senior Management level; 6 years experience in built environment; Knowledge in facilities management and building industry such as engineering, architecture, surveying, etc.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capability; Performance Management; Analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making; Project management, Research and Development; Knowledge Management; Change management; Financial management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage compliance the prescripts of Government Immovable Asset Management Act and other regulatory framework; Oversee the management of capital works-related projects; Ensure provisioning of access facilities for person(s) with disabilities in all DOJ & CD portfolio; Manage privately leased property portfolio including state owned buildings; Manage the repair, maintenance facilities, cleaning and gardening services; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: Women and 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: 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.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
REFERENCE: 14/15/LMP.
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, POLOKWANE

PACKAGE: R 532 278 – R 627 000 per annum. (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Tertiary qualification on NQF level 6. Minimum 6 years’ experience in Human Resource environment with 3 years’ experience at management level; Valid Driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good Customer relations; Co-ordination and Planning skills; Performance Consulting; Relationship Management; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Design plans and strategies to implement Batho Pele Principles and programmes; Monitor and enhance compliance to Batho Pele Principles, values and ethics of the department and to provide status reports; Ensure implementation and compliance to departmental service standards charter; Facilitate service delivery improvement plans; Liaise with relevant stakeholders on all service delivery matters and outreach programmes; Implement the departmental sports and recreation codes; Co-ordinate and implement EAP policies and activities; Co-ordinate PWD’s programmes, needs and forum in line with Batho Pele Principles.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Kotze E (015) 287 2016

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, Private Bag x9526, Polokwane 0700 OR Physical address: Reception area, Limpopo Regional Office, 92 Bok Street, Polokwane, 0700.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 15/82/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 relevant legislation; Knowledge/ experience in government or recognized Accounting software will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook); Communication skills (verbal and written); Interpersonal relations; Ability to work independently and in a high pressure; Supervisory skills; Report writing skills; Ability to interpret and apply policies; Analytical skills; Planning and organization.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Administer, manage the Guardian’s Fund (Books and Registers) and compile reconciliation statements; Draw and update the EFT register cashbook and main ledger; Compile statistics by recording work done on a daily, weekly as well as monthly basis; Prepare reports on fraud cases and interest losses; Handle internal and external enquiries as well as public enquiries; Oversee verification of applications received and ensure daily payments and monitor the Guardian’s Funds cash inflow and outflow; Represent Masters Office in relations with the stakeholders and stale checks; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. C. Msiza Tel: (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 Building, Pretoria, 0001.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: RESEARCH
REFERENCE: 15/76/COO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/National Diploma or equivalent qualification in Social sciences/Research methodology; Knowledge of all aspects of research processes and techniques; Minimum 2 years experience in the field of research and/or statistics; A valid driver’s licence; The following will be an added advantage:-Sampling expertise will be an added advantage; Expertise in monitoring and evaluation will be added advantage;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Interpretation and data analysis skills; Ability to apply sampling techniques; Project management; Data management skills; Communication skills (Proficiency in both verbal & written communication); Ability to work independently without direct supervision; Advance computer skills; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assist with the management, coordination, planning and application of research to enhance effective of DOJ & CD performance improvement initiative; Develop the research agenda of the department and implementation thereof; Provide assistance in managing coordination, identification, acquisition of research findings/reports and provision of support to JCPS cluster responsibility; Provide research advice and support services to DOJ & CD and clients; Analyse and interpret research results, prepare research reports for sharing with relevant stakeholders and develop performance improvement intervention strategies; Provide assistance in general managerial tasks to ensure optimal resource management in the Research Unit;

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Raymond van der Westhuizen  (012) 315 1673

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
REFERENCE: 15/86/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 work experience in Gender issues 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 facilitation skills; Communication skills (verbal and writing); Analytical skills; Policy and legislation development.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Facilitate, coordinate and conduct Community Outreach Programmes; Conduct research for inputs to legislation and policy development related to gender; Perform secretariat functions such as organize training workshops, seminars and conferences for women empowerment projects; Write reports on a monthly basis; Contribute to the achievement of strategic objectives of the department.

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.


SOCIAL WORKER / FAMILY COUNSELOR: GRADE 1 - 4
REFERENCE: 15/13/FS
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: BLOEMFONTEIN (INCUMBENT WILL STATION AT BETHLEHEM)

SALARY: R183 495 – R417 918 per annum. Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; Registration with SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP); Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy (MS Office). Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Investigate and Report writing skills with attention to detail; Diversity and Conflict Management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct mediation and/or investigations as part of a multi-disciplinary team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related Family Law disputes. Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations regarding the best interest of children in Family Law disputes Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct investigations and interview parties / source references in Family Law disputes. Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court. Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate. Report on Performance to the Head of Office.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sithole  (051) 407 1800

NOTE: Applicants are required to attached service certificates to determine salary in accordance to experience

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your applications to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 20578, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9301


ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/81/MAS: MTHATHA
REFERENCE: 15/83/MAS GRAHAMSTOWN (RE-ADVERT)
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: MTHATHA (2) & GRAHAMSTOWN (1) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PREVIOUS APPLICANT ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY)

SALARY: R141 339 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; Render professional service to clients in line with the service level agreements; Identify and report opportunities or problems that may impact on service level agreements or effectiveness of operations to the Assistant Master; Provide effective people management; Prepare all monthly management and court reports in the prescribed formats;

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. C. Msiza Tel: (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.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 16 MARCH 2015

Date Published: 13 Feb 2015 / Closing Date: 09 Mar 2015

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY
REFERENCE: 15/26/CD
REFERENCE: CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE; PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification, Public Administration Degree will be an advantage; 3 years’ experience in Management and demonstrated strategic leadership; Knowledge of legislation prescripts and Frameworks on the Department; Knowledge of Government policies, good understanding of parliamentary rules and administrative procedures; Knowledge of constitution, broad Human Rights issues in the country, internationally and Social Justice issues within the country; Understanding of pillars of executive judicially.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication skills (verbal and written); Planning and organizing; Problem solving; Research and analytical; Presentation and facilitation skills; Negotiation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Liaise with civil organizations, municipalities, provincial offices and National Departments to mainstream programmes of Participatory Democracy; Build stakeholders relations and develop community empowerment programmes; Promote social cohesion, active citizenship and participatory democracy including issues of Justice, Constitutional democracy and Human rights; Provide technical and strategic support in designing, implementing and assessing the directorate programmes; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr. MG Kooko  (012) 315 - 1164

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: Human Resource: Department 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.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: MONITORING AND EVALUATION
REFERENCE: 15/39/COO
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: 3 years Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Social Science/Public Management/ Administration or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 3 years Management/Supervisory experience; Minimum of 3 years in corporate reporting, monitoring and evaluation of Departmental plans; Knowledge and understanding of government policies on monitoring and evaluation; Experience in performance information audit process; Experience in Project Management.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic thinker with ability to function in complex and diverse environments; Computer literacy; Communication skills (written and verbal); Coordination and report writing; Excellent numeric skills; Innovative and creative; Presentation and facilitation skills; Ability to interact effectively with people and senior management level.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure that the department has proper policies for reporting; Develop unit procedures for corporate performance monitoring and evaluation and ensure compliance; Ensure that performance information challenges are identified early and addressed to avoid a qualified opinion on performance; Oversee implemented (automated and manual) systems are in line with prescripts are technically sound and are auditable; Prepare statutory monthly, quarterly and annual corporate performance reports; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. D Modibane  (012) 315 1668

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: DECISION SUPPORT
REFERENCE: 15/69/COO
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 Bachelors Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualifications; Minimum of 3 years experience in secretariat support; Knowledge and understanding of South African Justice System; Extensive experience in office administration; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Advanced problem solving; Financial management skills; Above average communication skills with ability to motivate and direct people; Accuracy and attention to detail; Research skills coupled with excellent writing and editorial skills; Ability to liaise at higher level; Computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint spreadsheets, and MS Project (knowledge of editing software will be an advantage); Willingness to work beyond normal office hours.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure EXCO’s decision making are in line with quarterly reports; Manage senior management calendar and liaise with stakeholders on meetings and development thereof; Preside as secretary of meetings, ensure timely preparation, consolidation, distribution of minutes and any other relevant documents; Develop innovative support programmes to monitor implementation of decisions in order to assist senior management; Manage secretariat budget properly, prepare monitor quarterly and annual reports; Ensure vetoing of senior management actions that are not in line with EXCO’s decision.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr C Sibiya  (012) 315 4561

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.


CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REF NO: 2015/26/GP
CENTRE: RANDBURG CLUSTER

SALARY: R 270 804 – R318 984.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/Grade 12 and relevant tertiary education at NQF 6 or equivalent qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages and English; 6 years’ experience in interpreting of which 3 years at supervisory level; Driver’s license will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communications skills, Listening skills; Interpersonal skills, Time management; Computer literacy; Analytical thinking; Problem solving; Planning and Organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure;

KEY PERFORMANCES AREAS: Manage the legal interpreting and language services stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the Cluster; Manage both human and nonhuman resources of legal interpreting and language services in the Cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Co-ordinate the interpreting and language services activities in the Cluster; Manage training and developing of the court Interpreters; Manage operational efficiency of language services in the Cluster; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Nkasa  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 • 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG


COURT MANAGER (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 2015/25/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE PRETORIA - NORTH
REFERENCE: 2015/24/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE ALEXANDRA
REFERENCE: NR: 006/15/NC; CENTRE: BARKLY WEST MAGISTRATE OFFICE

SALARY: R337 998 – R398 139 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three years Bachelor’s Degree in Administration / National Diploma Service Management (NQF LEVEL 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or relevant and equivalent tertiary qualification; At least three years’ managerial or supervisory experience; A valid drivers’ licence; The following will serve as a strong recommendation: Knowledge and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of the financial management and PFMA; Experience in managing Trust (Third Party Funds) and Vote Account; Experience in the Court environment will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Ability to supervise staff; Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate and manage the financial (Vote and Trust Account), facility and physical resources, human resources, information, communication related to courts and security; Manage the strategic and business planning processes;; Implement the departmental policies at the courts; Compile and analyze court statistics to show performance and trends; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop and implement customer service improvements strategies;

ENQUIRIES: GAUTENG: Mr. A Nhlapo  (011) 332 9000
ENQUIRIES: KIMBERLEY: Mr. J. Tope  (053) 802 1300

NOTE: Short listed candidates may be subjected to competency assessment test.

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

APPLICATIONS: GAUTENG Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 • 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG

APPLICATIONS: KIMBERLEY: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X6106, Kimberley, 8300. OR hand delivers at the New Public Buildings, (Magistrates Court) of Knight and Stead Streets, 7th floor, Kimberley, 8301. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COURT OPERATIONS (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 2015/26/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, MPUMALANGA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Degree or three year National Diploma in Public Management; Three years supervisory/ Management experience; Knowledge and understanding of the functions of courts; Valid driver’s license; The following will serve as an advantage: Good command of English is required; Willingness to work outside official hours and to travel from time to time; Ability to arrange and systemize information.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Project etc.), internet and e-mail; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving and decision making skills; Analytical, accuracy and attention to details; Confidentiality and accountability; Assertiveness and confidence to interact at all levels; Ability to cope under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform administrative functions in terms of expert witness fees, wages forfeited and other requested by the manager; Ensure implementation and operations of ICMS and DCRS projects; CO-ordinate compilation of monthly/ quarterly/ annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant user including national office; Monitor and report to ICMS and DCRS on implementation and functioning in the region; Render secretarial services; Obtain the statistics from and follow up on outstanding submissions from various sub-missions.

ENQUIRIES: Mr SE Mashele (013) 753 9300/208

NOTE: Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Ned bank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit.


SENIOR AUDITOR: GENERAL ASSURANCE
REFERENCE: 15/70/IA
CENTRE: BLOEMFONTEIN REGIONAL OFFICE

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 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 Audit Business research and Risk Assessment; At least 3 years experience in Internal Auditing of which one year should be as a team leader or potential to lead a team; Must be conversant with Auditing and Accounting standards; Successful candidates will be required to complete a security clearance; Studying toward a relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s licence.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide input to the enhancement of audit methodologies and technologies; Conduct research for the Internal Audit unit services; Monitor and update the Internal Audit training and development plan; Evaluate, monitor and report on progress on audit projects; Maintain a register of audit projects and findings and monitor implementations and adherence to audit recommendations; Coach, Lead, train and develop new team members; Review performance and provide coaching and guidance to staff; Maintain management information for the Internal Audit unit; Build relationships with clients, external auditors, other assurance providers and keep them informed on an ongoing basis.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Modibane (012) 315 1668

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resources: The 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.


SOCIAL WORKER\FAMILY COUNSELLOR GRADE 1-4 (04 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/VA17/NW
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: NORTH WEST

SALARY: R183 495 – R417 918 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; Registration with SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP); Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multi- disciplinary team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related family law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes; Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate; Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in family law disputes; Report on the performance to the Head of Office.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. IZ Baloyi at  (018) 397 7061.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand deliver it at 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.


MAINTENANCE OFFICER: MR-1 – MR-5 (CONTRACT POST ENDING 31 MARCH 2016)
REFERENCE NR: 007/15/NC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE SPRINGBOK

SALARY: R 141 339.00 – R 662 397.00 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or four year recognized legal qualification; Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency in at least two official languages; Understanding of all services and procedures in the area of maintenance and other areas of family law; A valid code EB driver’s licence;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal); Numeric skills; Facilitation skills; Ability to: Work with public in a professional and empathetic manner; Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language; Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills; Think innovatively and work in pressurized environment;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement bench orders.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. J. Tope  (053) 802 1300

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X6106, Kimberley, 8300. OR hand delivers at the New Public Buildings, (Magistrates Court) of Knight and Stead Streets, 7th floor, Kimberley, 8301. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 09 MARCH 2015


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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