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Please note that applications must not be sent via e-mail. Hardcopies must be posted to our HR division as indicated on each advertisement. E-mailed applications are not considered as valid. Your application should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, a driver's license and a CV (where applicable).

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New Vacancies/Posts

Date Published: 25 May 2016/ Closing Date: 03 Jun 2016

Magistrate Commission vacancies

The Magistrates Commission invites applications to fill various Judicial Vacancies. Follow this link to view the various posts.

Applications must be submitted on the forms prescribed by regulation 4 of the Regulations for Judicial Officers in the Lower Courts, 1994 (Regulation Gazette No. 5264 of 11 March 1994). For this purpose a specific set of application documents has been compiled which MUST be obtained from the office of the Secretariat of the Magistrates Commission either telephonically or electronically at any of the following email addresses: MiNieuwoudt@justice.gov.za; NeWilliams@justice.gov.za; NVanZyl@justice.gov.za; KhMabunda@justice.gov.za; VManell@justice.gov.za.

CLOSING DATE IS 03 JUNE 2016

Date Published: 22 May 2016/ Closing Date: 13 Jun 2016

CHIEF DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING SEPTEMBER 2018) (RE-ADVERTISMENT)
REFERENCE: 16/130/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R1 042 500 – R1 246 449 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Information Systems/Technology/Computer Science as recognized by SAQA; 5 years management experience in the senior managerial level role in ICT Infrastructure; 5 years experience in the ICT Data Centers, Networks, End User Computing & Security (Architecture, Operations & Projects) will be an added advantage; A relevant enterprise architecture certificate and experience will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (verbal and written) skills; Ability to formulate and express ideas clearly, effectively and efficiently; Problem solving skills; Collaborative and excellent people skills; Creative and analytical; Ability to work independently and under pressure; Attention to detail and accuracy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide overall strategic leadership to the ICT infrastructure Management component; Develop, manage and implement ICT Infrastructure policies, standards, procedures and strategy; Lead and manage ICT Infrastructure teams responsible for Data centers, Networks, End User Computing and Security (Architecture, Operations & Projects); Manage key stakeholders relevant to ICT Infrastructure; Provide effective people and financial management.

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

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.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES
REFERENCE: 48/16/LMP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: LIMPOPO
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PACKAGE: R612 822 - R721 878 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three years Bachelor’s Degree in Administration or equivalent qualification (NQF level 6); Three years’ relevant experience in Human Resource at Management level; A valid driver’s licence; Knowledge/skills in: Recruitment practices; Labour relations; Compensation of Performance incentives; Sound knowledge of Public Service Act, Persal and relevant prescripts.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Ability to formulate sound policies through analytical and innovative thinking; Good written and verbal communication; Good presentation and facilitation skill; Computer literacy; Ability to work independently and under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide advice and guidance on Human Resource Policies, procedures and practices; Develop HR business and action (implementation) plans for the Region; Manage and monitor staff establishments and utilization of personnel in the Region; Prepare and monitor Human Resource budget and expenditure; Implement the Departmental Performance Management System and provide training to all employees in the Region; Manage service benefits of all employees in the Region; Develop and implement employment equity plan.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Langa OM.  015 287 2006

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.

COURT MANAGER (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 110/16/WC CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICES; GEORGE
REFERENCE: 111/16/WC CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICES WORCESTER

SALARY: R361 659 - R426 009 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year qualification in Administration (NQF level 6) and/or a National Diploma in Service Management (NQF level 5) plus the module in Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; At least 3 years’ managerial or supervisory experience; 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; A valid driver’s licence;

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) resources of the office; Coordinate and manage the human resources of the office; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Management of Security; Implement the department 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; Lead and manage the transformation of the office.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Cerfonteyn at (044) 802 5800 (George)
Mr R Myburg Tel: (023) 342 2325 (Worcester)

NOTE: Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference number
APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag X9171, Cape Town, 8000 OR Physical Address: Mezzanine Floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street, Cape Town

FOR ATTENTION: Mr N Luddy

EDITOR
REFERENCE: 16/131/LD
CENTRE: SOUTH AFRICAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION: CENTURION

SALARY: R311 784 – R367 254 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate Degree in English/ Publishing/ Journalism/ Communication; At least 5 years editorial experience; Experience in the legal field or an academic field will be an advantage; Knowledge of the Public Service environment;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Language skills and Editorial skills; Meticulous approach; Communication skills and interpersonal skills; Evaluation, problem identification, judgment; Self-discipline, organizational and time management skills; Stress tolerance; Information technology; Professional appearance and conduct.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct quality review of SALRC documents; Check content of documents for accuracy and correctness; Edit documents for consistency; Liaise with authors and external parties; Prepare documents for distribution or publication; Review and update SALRC style manual; Edit, publish and distribute quarterly SALRC newsletter.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms P. Leshilo: Tel (012) 357- 8240

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 Area, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria, 0001

CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REFERENCE: 2016/103/GP
CENTRE: PRETORIA CLUSTER

SALARY: R 311 784 – R367 254 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/ Grade 12 plus National Diploma in Legal Interpreting or any other relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 5. Six (6) years practical experience in Court Interpreting of which three (3) should be at supervisory level; Proficiency in English; Proficiency in two or more indigenous languages; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills, Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time management; Computer literacy; Analytical thinking; Problem; solving; Planning and organising; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure and Art of interpreting. Language requirements: Proficiency in two (2) or more indigenous languages and English. Bethlehem: English, Afrikaans, Sesotho; IsiZulu; Welkom and Kroonstad: English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana and IsiXhosa.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the Cluster Legal Interpreting, Language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop the legal interpreting and language services operational plan for the Cluster and the Provincce; Manage both human and non human resources of legal interpreting and language service in the Cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Manage evaluation and quality assurance. Manage operational efficiency of language service in the province; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Mr T Modise  (011) 332 9000

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (FINANCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER)
REFERENCE: 2016/44/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, NELSPRUIT

SALARY: R311 784 – R376 626 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three year financial management Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification and applicable experience in the finance field;; At least three years’ experience in the financial field; Knowledge of the BAS accounting software, JDAS, PERSAL, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Budgets and Procurement; A thorough understanding and knowledge of the Department’s various branches will be an advantage; A valid drivers’ licence

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; communication skills verbal and written as well as ability to maintain good interpersonal relations;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and ensure application of the prescribed financial procedures and methods; Supervise the activities of subordinates entrusted with inter alia, the care of accounts vouchers, documents, financial planning and budgeting, report on budget deviations, cost control and cost analysis programmes, internal control and financial administration; Define and introduce financial control, procedures and methods according to the programme; Ensure inspection procedures and methods are being followed; Control the level of training of personnel concerned with financial administration on the basis of findings and recommend remedial training where necessary; Perform other duties as required by the Regional Financial Director.

ENQUIRIES: Ms CNT Shakwane (013) 753 9300

NOTE: People with disabilities are highly 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, Nedbank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit 1200.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER: MR1- MR5
REFERENCE: 16/69/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, ODENDAALRSUS

SALARY: R162 726 – R762 630 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 4 year recognized legal qualification (Proc or LLB); 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 driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (Ms Office), Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written); Interpersonal relations and ability to liaise with senior officials; Problem solving skills; Ability to analyze statistics; Report writing skills; Time management skills; Accuracy and attention to details.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: 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; Assist the court in the conducting of maintenance enquiries

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili  (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Private Bag X 20578; Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand delivered at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein 9300

CLOSING DATE IS 13 JUNE 2016

Date Published: 15 May 2016/ Closing Date: 06 Jun 2016

FAMILY ADVOCATE LP7-LP8 (2 POSTS) (This post is a re- advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
REFERENCE: 083/15/NC CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: KIMBERLEY
REFERENCE: 023/16/NC CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: KIMBERLEY

PACKAGE: R637 860 – R1 058 196 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 4 year legal qualification; Admitted as an Advocate or qualifies to be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification, litigation experience; A valid driver’s licence; seTswana will be an added advantage

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Family Advocate in accordance with relevant legislation; Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereon; Institute enquires to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of ADR procedures and evaluation; Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so; Attend to relevant circuit courts within the provinces.

ENQUIRIES: Adv. P. Molokwane  (053) 833 1019

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.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE) (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING 30 SEPTEMBER 2018)
REFERENCE: 16/119/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R612 822 – R721 878 per annum. 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 NQF 6; Three years experience within the information Systems, LAN and WAN environment, with specific focus on: Server Virtualization Storage Infrastructure IT networking, Database and user support; At least two years’ experience as a Technical/Technology/Solutions architect; Knowledge of TOGAF framework (Certification will be an added advantage); Experience working with Microsoft platforms and technologies (Certification as Microsoft professional ie. MCSE, MCITP, etc will be added advantage); Knowledge of EA practices, modeling EA Frameworks and Architecture disciplines; Knowledge of international standards; Knowledge of IT system design, software and product hardware evaluation; Experience of hardware and LAN/WAN environment.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Customer service orientated; Organizational skills; Interpersonal and leadership skills; Project & Program Management skills; Good communication (written and verbal) skills; Computer literacy; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Develop and maintain a comprehensive current state architecture of the department; Lead the definition and maintenance of target state architecture of the organization in relation to the Technology, Data and Security domains; Develop and evaluate technical and network architecture and standards; Lead the development of multi-year technology roadmaps to achieve target state architectures; Validate technology requirements and recommend operational and policy improvements; Define and document all technical aspects associated with new solutions including solution architecture, implementation procedures and configurations; Provide inputs in development strategies; Conduct research on market trends and potential impact of technical architecture on the Department; Responsible for recommending operational, procedural and policy improvements and provide inputs in development of strategies; Manage workflow, quality of outputs, hardware and software product evaluation; Assist with drafting of responses on audit findings and formulation of relevant departmental policies.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Bezuidenhout (012) 315 1090

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: LABOUR RELATIONS
NOTE: (THIS POST IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT; CANDIDATES WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY.)
REFERENCE: 16/65/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R311 784 – R367 254. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year Degree/ National Diploma in Labour Law / Labour Relations or equivalent relevant qualification; At least 3 years relevant experience in a supervisory / junior management position in the Labour Relations environment; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Ability to convert policy into action; Departmental Policies and Procedures; Batho Pele Principles; Administration and Financial Management; Communication; Interpersonal relationship; Ability to build high performance teams; Computer Literacy. Project Management; Strategic Management; Analytical thinking; Problem solving; Conflict management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the grievance procedure/ disciplinary processes. Undertake labour relations research; Compile monthly, quarterly and yearly reports; Provide expect advice to management in all Labour related matters; Promote sound employment relations and prevent conflict through the coordination and monitoring of discipline, grievance and dispute processed; Represent the Department in Conciliation and Arbitration hearing as well as in disciplinary matters. Facilitate the resolution of employee complaints and grievances; Consult with State Attorneys on more complex matters. Play an active role in the management of strike; Compile circulars on the management of Strike Action. Manage and develop resources; Gather and analyse information for compilation of Labour Relations and Management Report; Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the approved Policy. Administer the appointment of Presiding Officers and Investigation Officers; Monitor the investigations.

ENQUIRIES: Ms NN Sithole  (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.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER MR1 - MR5 (4 POSTS) CONTRACT PERIOD: UNTIL 31 MARCH 2017

NOTE: These posts are a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply.

REFERENCE: 16/66/FS; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’SOFFICE, WELKOM (2), BETHLEHEM (1) AND LADYBRAND (1)

SALARY: R162 726 + 37% in lieu of benefits per annum (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 4 year recognized legal qualification (Proc or LLB); Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency at least two official languages; Understanding of all services and procedures in the area of maintenance and other areas of family law; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (Ms Office), Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written); Inter-personal relations and ability to liaise with senior officials; Problem solving skills; Ability to analyze statistics; Report writing skills; Time management skills; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Ensure screening of Maintenance files and assist clients (and Attorneys) in reaching an agreement; Render administrative support of the office; Administer the preparation and issuing section 26 and emoluments attached orders as well as court interdicts. Conduct interviews with stakeholders; Obtain financial information for the purpose of maintenance enquiries; Manage departmental assets, dealing with performance of their function; Refer cases that require investigation to the Maintenance Investigators and ensuring regular follow up on progress made; Appearance in Maintenance court proceedings under the Maintenance Act 99 of 1998 (DNA test appointment) involved and ensuring that payment is for made by the state expense; Facilitate any maintenance enquiries.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili  (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Private Bag X 20578; Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand delivered at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein 9300

CLOSING DATE IS 06 JUNE 2016


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.