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New Vacancies/Posts

Date Published: 17 Apr 2015 / Closing Date: 04 May 2015

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1
REFERENCE: 15/146/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PIETERMARITZBURG

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.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko, (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.

CLOSING DATE IS 04 MAY 2015

Date Published: 17 Apr 2015 / Closing Date: 28 Apr 2015

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PARLIAMENTARY MATTERS; (4 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REFERENCE: 15/155/DG
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year’s Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent, preferably in Political Science; Three (3) year’s management experience in business or public administration, in a Government Department, medium or large public or private organization; Knowledge and/ or experience of Parliamentary processes of the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, would be an added advantage; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and other public Services Prescripts; Proficiency in English and at least three (3) indigenous South African languages.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic capability and leadership; Communication skills (written and verbal); Strong analytical skills; Research skills; Exceptional writing skills; Service delivery innovation; Project management skills; People Management and Empowerment; Change Management; Financial Management; Presentation and facilitation skills;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate Parliamentary activities and collate reports to and from Parliament; Disseminate Parliamentary questions received from Parliament and co-ordinate timeous responses and answer; Advise the Director: Administration and departmental officials on the Parliamentary activities, Committees and questions and co-ordinate responses thereto; Co-ordinate responses to request for presentations by Portfolio Committees on various issues; Manage relevant administrative duties which support the above and manage any personnel which may be allocated to incumbent.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Kekana, (012) 357 8023

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

CLOSING DATE IS 28 APRIL 2015

Date Published: 12 Apr 2015 / Closing Date: 28 Apr 2015

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: BIDS AND NEGOTIATIONS
REFERENCE: 15/139/CFO
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 in Finance; 3 years relevant experience in supply chain management; Knowledge of PFMA, PPPFA, BBBEE, Treasury Regulations and other relevant prescripts; Knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Organizational skills; Motivating skills; Strategic planning skills; Decision making skills; Good interpersonal relations; Ability to work under pressure and be self motivated.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the bidding process in a fair, equitable, transparent competitive and cost effective manner; Prepare bidding documents and advertise tenders; Arrange tender briefing session and bid evaluation meetings; Manage the process of validating received bid proposals; Manage and monitor Bid Evaluations and adjudication processes and publication of awards; Update bid register; Provide professional secretariat services to the Departmental Bid adjudication Committee; Manage the validation of submissions and issuing of agendas for Bid adjudication Committee; Manage completion of Attendance Registers and capturing of minutes of Bid adjudication Committee meetings; Monitor the process reporting to Auditor General and National Treasury; Provide technical and advisory services on SCM related issues; Manage staff and resources in the unit.

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: 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.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 28 APRIL 2015

Date Published: 05 Apr 2015 / Closing Date: 28 Apr 2015

STATE LAW ADVISER LP7- LP8
REFERENCE: 15/141/LD
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENT: CAPE TOWN

PACKAGE: R554 025 – R919 116 per annum. (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 Administrative will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s lisence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal Research and drafting skills; Advance research skills; Problem solving and decision making skills; Good communication skills (written and verbal); Computer literacy; Policy formulation skills; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Investigate, evaluate and draft new and amending primary and subordinate legislation which has a bearing on the line functions of the Department; Assist and advise Parliamentary Committees in the promotion of legislation; Conduct legal research, draft memoranda, reports and government notice; Consult and engage with research institutions, government and external bodies; Comment of draft legislation prepared by other Departments; Represents the Department at meetings, workshops and interdepartmental task teams; Perform other administrative duties.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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.


STATE LAW ADVISER LP7- LP8 (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 15/117/SLA
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE CHIEF STATE LAW ADVISER: CAPE TOWN

PACKAGE: R554 025 – R919 116. (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 Administrative 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; Appear before committees on both houses of parliament; 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: CHANGE MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 15/131/HR
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: National Diploma/ Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or equivalent qualification; 5 years experience in Change Management and Organizational Development environment of which 3 years is at supervisory level; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Intervention design and evaluation skills; Facilitation and presentation skills; Project management skills; Communication (verbal & written) skills; Research and report writing skills; Team-building skills; Conflict Management and Resolution; Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and Power Point).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and control organizational development and change management policy, strategy and standards; Design and develop targeted organizational development and change management approaches and interventions for implementation; Manage and oversee organizational culture audits and climate surveys; Design and manage organization-wide change management programmes; Develop and facilitate appropriate organizational development and change management programmes.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei at  (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 MASTER: MR-6
REFERENCE: 15/136/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: JOHANNESBURG

SALARY: R340 716 – R828 138 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 a four year legal qualification; 8 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the Administration of Estates Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency Act, Companies Act, Close Corporations Act, Trust Property Control Act and other relevant legislations; Experience in the functional fields of the services provided by the Masters of the High Court and Masters environment including Guardian’s Fund; Relevant post qualification’s legal service certificates will be an advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Estate duties; Trusts; Administration of Estates; Legal research and drafting; Dispute Resolution; Planning, organizing and analytical skills; People development and empowerment; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Problem solving and decision making skills; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and advice on conduction determinations and assessment of Estate duties in terms of the Act by virtue of the delegation of South African Receiver of Revenue; Monitor and review where necessary all legal and administrative operations at the Office of the Master of the High Court; Ensure that all functions within the office contribute towards the Strategic direction of the Masters Branch and ultimately the Departmental strategic objectives; Ensure effective and efficient delivery of service, financial and human resource management within the Office of the Master; Provide leadership, coaching and mentoring to the team; Draft legal documents that provide clear justification; Advice, mediate and conciliate disputes by advising on the outcome of its resolution.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: 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.


OPERATION EXCELLENCE FACILITATOR (3 YEARS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT) (3 POSTS) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 15/108/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 licence.

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; 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, manage the workflow and quality outputs; Maintain and improve targets and achievements at deployed facilities; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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.


OFFICE MANAGER
REFERENCE: 15/129/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: BLOEMFONTEIN


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; Direct and manage projects, implement control over computers 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

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: CHILD MAINTENANCE
REFERENCE: 15/132/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA


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

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or four years recognized legal qualification; At least 4 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of Maintenance Act 99 of 1998 and its implementation; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Planning and Organizing; Financial management; Problem Solving and Analysis; Research and analytical skills; Negotiation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Draft legal documents memoranda reports and government; Ensure the awareness surrounding the child maintenance and oversee implementation; Liaise with stakeholders, NGO, Public and government organisations; Manage track expenses and commitments on the project specific budget; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. T. Rangwato Tel: (012) 315 1456

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.


COURT MANAGER (5 POSTS)
REFFERENCE: 42/14/WC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, VREDENBURG (1)
REFERENCE: 020/15/NC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE SPRINGBOK (1)
REFERENCE: 2015/45/MP; CENTRE: BALFOUR, GRASKOP AND WITBANK (3 POSTS)

SALARY: R337 998 – R398139 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year qualification in Administration and/or a National Diploma in Services Management ( NQF level 5) plus the module in Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; 3-years’ managerial or supervisory experience; A valid code EB driver’s licence;
The following will serve as strong recommendations: Knowledge of and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of financial management and the PFMA;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities; Good communication (written and verbal); Computer Literacy:

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.

ENQUIRIES: WESTERN CAPE: Mr G Maggott Tel: (021) 462 5471
ENQUIRIES: KIMBERLEY: Mr L. Swartz  (053) 8021300
ENQUIRIES: NELSPRUIT: Mr SE Mashele  013 753 9300/08

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

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.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS: NELSPRUIT: 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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT,
REFERENCE NR: 021/15/NC; (CONTRACT POST ENDING 31 MARCH 2016)
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE KIMBERLEY

SALARY: R 270 804.00 per annum + 37% in lieu of service benefits. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree / Three (3) year National Diploma in financial management/ supply chain management or relevant equivalent qualification; Three (3) years working experience in the Supply Chain Management environment, At least one (1) supervisory experience; Knowledge and understanding of Procurement Policy Framework Act, BBBEE and PFMA will be an added advantage; Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Framework; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: People management skills; Research and analytical skills; Policy development and analysis skills; Project management skills; Financial management skills; Client orientation and customer focus skill; Presentation and facilitation skills; Communication (written and verbal) skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct variance, market and industry analysis to inform the demand management plan; Conduct research and liaise with users to determine current and future needs; Conduct supplier verification against Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC) database, Persal, National Treasury list of defaulters and list of restricted entities; Facilitate and advice on the development of terms of reference and Specifications, prior to the sourcing of quotations; Assist end users with the development of procurement plans; Ensure proper administration of sourcing and evaluation of quotations; Provide advice to the ad-hoc specification and evaluation committee; Consolidate departmental procurement plans and facilitate procurement of goods / services as per the Procurement Plan; Submit monthly, quarterly and annual SCM related reporting and Regional procurement statistics; Signing of Regional purchase orders, prior to issuance to the suppliers and end users; Validation of suppliers onto the Regional Supplier Database.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Van Schalkwyk  (053-8021300

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.


REGISTRAR (MR-1 – MR-5)
REFERENCE NR: 017/15/NC
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL COURT PRESIDENT, Kimberley

SALARY: R141 339.00 – R 828 138.00 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 recognised legal qualification;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Case flow management; Dispute Resolution; Legal drafting; Legal research; Office management, planning and organization skills; Good communication (written and verbal); Good interpersonal relations; Computer literacy (MS Office); Ability to interpret acts and regulations; Negotiation, motivation, customer relations, self-management and stress management skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate Case Flow Management support services at the High Court; Issue all processes that initiate court proceedings. Issue, keep, check and analyze court statistics and orders; Process and grant judgments by default as required by the Magistrates Court Act, 1944 at the court where stationed; Manage the Civil Section, including divorce cases; Assist the public with court procedures; Process reviews and appeals; Implement rules, procedures and practices and costs periodically in co-operation with the Court Manager and Judiciary; Manage court information relating to civil and divorce cases, including the keeping of statistics and the submission of returns to the Head of Court and the Department; Exercise control over case records as well as the record room and deal with the files in terms of the Archives Code/Act; Give attention to and execute request from the judiciary in connection with cases and on other case related matters; Tax legal bills of costs and attend to the review which may follow from such taxation; Ensure annotation of relevant publications, codes, acts and rules; Provide practical training and assistance to the clerks of court.

ENQUIRIES: Ms C. Cader  (053) 8021300
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 28 APRIL 2015

Date Published: 20 Mar 2015 / Closing Date: 13 Apr 2015 amended to 28 Apr

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE
REFERENCE: 15/34/KZN
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, DURBAN

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in Human Resources Management or relevant qualification; three years’ experience at middle management level; A fundamental experience in a Generalist HR environment; Sound knowledge of public service policies, prescripts, procedures and all other relevant legislation; Valid driver’s license; .

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office- with focus on Excel) ;Good communication skills (written and verbal) ;Good people skills/ interpersonal relations; Ability to work long hours and under pressure; Be self-motivated and; Attention to detail.

Key Performance Areas: The incumbent will render Generalist HR consulting services to the Director Human Resources and staff members; Manage and provide HR interventions in the following fields: Appointments, Transfers, Recruitment and Selection, HR Administration, Performance Management, Probations, Employment Relations, and any other skills of HR service interest; Contribute to the development and accomplishment of departmental business plan and objectives; Continually assess the effectiveness of HR in the office

ENQUIRIES: Mrs M.W. Lubengwana  (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 54372, DURBAN, 4000 or Physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban


DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES
REFERENCE: 15/20/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, FREE STATE

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

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) years Bachelor’s Degree or applicable equivalent qualification in HR; A minimum of Six (6) years’ experience in human resources and six (6) years’ on managerial level; A valid driver’s license (except for people with disabilities).

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES: Strategic capabilities and leadership; Project management; Planning and organising; Financial management; Change management; Research and Knowledge management; Service delivery innovation; Problem solving and analysis; People management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus; Communication; Honesty and integrity; Computer skills (MS Office); Presentation and facilitation.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the implementation of human resources related functions in the Region; Manage the Development and implementation of strategic human resources processes and HR policies in the Region; manage and facilitate the efficient labour relation services in the Region; Administer organisation development, Facilitate Health and Wellness Programme; Manage performance and skills development programmes; Manage effective utilisation of resources in the Directorate.

NOTE: Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be subjected to a competency based assessment.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Luthuli (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


SENIOR FAMILY ADVOCATE; LP9 (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/119/CS WORCESTER
REFERENCE: 15/120/CS NEWCASTLE
REFERENCE: 15/121/CS GEORGE
REFERENCE: 15/122/CS BLOEMFONTEIN
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: WORCESTER (1), NEWCASTLE (1), GEORGE (1) AND BLOEMFONTEIN (1)

PACKAGE: R713 583 – R1 115 409 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; At least eight (8) years appropriate post qualification litigation experience; Admitted as an Advocate or Attorney of the High Court; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Proven track record of previous managerial experience will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication (both verbal and writing); Operations Management; Research, investigation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing skills with attention to details; Analytical thinking; Dispute and Conflict Resolution Skills; Information Management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Senior Family Advocate (Head of Office) in accordance with relevant legislation and departmental delegations; Ensure effective and Efficient institutional performance of the relevant Office of the Family Advocate; Manage and ensure effective and efficient service delivery at the various service points within the respective jurisdiction (Head of Office),Performance Management, conduct advanced enquiries, training, mentoring and coaching of all occupational classes in the office; Identification and implementation of Risk Management Plan; Reporting to the Principal Family Advocate.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

NOTE: Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Makgamatho (012) 315 8021

APPLICATIONS: WESTERN CAPE: 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

APPLICATIONS: KWAZULU - NATAL: The Regional Head, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 OR Physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor,2 Devonshire Place, Durban

APPLICATIONS: FREE STATE: The Regional Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag 20578, Bloemfontein, 9300 OR Physical Address: Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke, Bloemfontein, 9300


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: QUALITY ASSURANCE
REFERENCE: 33/15/WC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, CAPE TOWN

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor Degree or three (3) year National Diploma in Public Administration or Equivalent qualification; Three (3) years management experience or supervisory experience; Three (3) years’ experience in office and district administration; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Job knowledge; Planning and execution; Reliability; taking Initiative; interpersonal relationships.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Promote efficient work performance, service delivery, batho pele principles and the basic values and principles governing public administration in the Department; Regular and co – ordinated administrative assessment of all court houses and when requested (?); after an agreement, at sub offices of other business units e.g. Masters, State Attorneys, Family Perform regular and coordinated quality assurance assessments at the sub – offices to determine whether the work is being done according to legislation and the prescripts of the Departmental codes, Circulars, General minutes. Implement Ad hoc services, training, mentoring and coaching assessment of physical resources, misconduct and maladministration investigations.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. G Maggott Tel. (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application to: The Regional Head: Private Bag x 9171 Cape Town 8000 or physical address: Mezzanine floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street Cape Town


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: COORDINATOR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 15/104/CS
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: National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in built environment; Financial management experience; 5 year’s relevant experience in the field with 3 years at supervisory level; Knowledge of legislation, prescripts and frameworks on corporate performance; Technical knowledge in the built environment; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Highly numeric and analytical skills; Report writing skills; Computer skills (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint); Communication (verbal and written skills); Project management skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate the submission of reports for the Chief Directorate to all stakeholders; Consolidate statutory quarterly, monthly and annual corporate performance reports; Oversee the compilation of the User Asset Management Plan (UAMP); Manage the Chief Directorate budget and performance reporting; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. T. Rangwato  (012) 315 1456

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.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 15/102/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma in Built environment; 5 years relevant experience of which 3 years at supervisory level; Knowledge of National Building Regulations, prescripts and frameworks on corporate performance and technical knowledge in spectrum of discipline within the Built Environment; In-depth Property Management experience,

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer skills (MS Excel and Ms PowerPoint); Project management; Numeric and Analytical; Knowledge management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure that the department compiles User Asset Management Plans in line with Government immovable Asset Management Act and other regulatory framework; Manage privately leased property portfolio including state owned building; Manage contract of privately leased portfolio; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr T Rangwato  (012) 315 1456

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: INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/100/CS
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: National Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in built environment; Minimum of five (5) year’s relevant experience of which three (3) years at Supervisory level; Knowledge of National Building Regulation, Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA), Occupational Health and Safety Act, PFMA and Treasury Regulations, Municipal Act, OHS Act, etc.); Technical knowledge in the spectrum of discipline within the Built Environment; In depth Infrastructure and Property Management experience.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Project management skills; Computer literacy; Communication skills (verbal and written); Numeric and Analytical.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure that all Capital Projects are implemented on time, within the budget and conforming to the required needs and specifications; Initiate modification in all DOJ&CD property portfolios to cater for persons with disabilities; Manage land acquisition for purpose of developing functional buildings such as courts; Manage cleaning and gardening services; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr T. Rangwato (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.


PROVINCIAL MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING: (Re-advertisement)
REFERENCE: 15/30/KZN
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, DURBAN
(Successful candidate will be stationed at Durban Magistrate Court)

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

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/Grade 12 and a relevant tertiary education at NQF level 6 or equivalent qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages ( including IsiZulu) and English; Six years’ experience in court interpreting of which three years at supervisory level; Driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Listening skills; Interpersonal skills: Time management; Computer Literacy (MS Office); Analytical thinking; Problem solving; Planning and organizing; Ability to work under pressure

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage legal interpreting and language services of the province; Develop and manage operational plan to ensure effective implementation; Provide effective people management and deal with other resources; Manage related special projects of office; Co-ordinate the interpreting and language services activities in the province; Manage evaluation and quality assurance;

ENQUIRIES: Mr J.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3100

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, DURBAN, 4000


COURT MANAGER (11 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/32/KZN; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: UBOMBO
REFERENCE: 15/31/KZN; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: PINETOWN
REFERENCE: 2015/57/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE WESTONARIA
REFERENCE: 2015/58/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE DAVEYTON
REFERENCE: 21/15/LMP; CENTRE: PHALABORWA, TIYANI, DZANANI, NEBO, PRAKTISEER, MOKERONG AND THABAZIMBI

SALARY: R337 998 – R398139 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

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

The following will serve as strong recommendations: Knowledge of and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of financial management and the PFMA;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities; Good communication (written and verbal); Computer Literacy:

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: DURBAN: Mr J.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3000
ENQUIRIES: GAUTENG: Mr. A Nhlapo  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: DURBAN: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 54372, DURBAN, 4000 or Physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

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


CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REFERENCE: 22/15/LMP.
CENTRE: MODIMOLLE CLUSTER

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

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 5/ Grade 12; Proficiency in 2 or more indigenous languages and English; A valid driver’s license

EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years’ experience in interpreting of which 5 years should be at supervisory level.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills; Listening skills; interpersonal skills; Time management; Computer literacy; Analytic thinking; Problem solving; Planning and organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the legal interpreting, language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the cluster; Manage both human and non-human resources of legal interpreting and language services in the cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Coordinates the interpreting and language services activities in the cluster; Manage training and development of court interpreters Manage operational efficiency of language services in the cluster; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Makhobotloane PNP.  (015) 287 2081.
Mr Masemola TD.  (015) 287 2025.

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: SCM (DEMAND AND ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT)
REFERENCE: 15/33/KZN
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, DURBAN

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three-year commercial/administrative degree/national diploma; Five (5) years working experience in the Supply Chain Management environment with at least three (3) years’ experience on a supervisory level; A valid driver’s license.

The following will serve as recommendations. Knowledge of the SCM Framework; Knowledge of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, (PPPFA), BBBEE and Treasury Regulations.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office and Excel); Good communication skills (verbal and written); Planning and organizing skills; Accuracy and attention to detail; Problem solving skills; Exceptional report writing; Ability to work under pressure and be self-motivated; Good interpersonal relations

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Ensure compliance to the PPPFA; Ensure compliance with the Departmental Financial Instructions and PFMA; Attend and provide feedback from the Regional Bid Evaluation Committee, procurement administration office and Regional Control Committee; Provide capacity building on the departmental procurement system; Provide support to District offices; Manage and control evaluation of quotations; Control over library books in the region; Management of creditors for the region; Assist end users with the development and consolidation of procurement plans; Conduct supplier verification on the CIPC database, Persal, National Treasury list of defaulters and list of restricted entities; Control of lease register for the province; Provide effective people management

ENQUIRIES: Mr J.N. Mdaka

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development; Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: INTERNAL COMMUNICATION
REFERENCE: 15/96/PEC
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/ National Diploma in journalism/communication or equivalent qualification; Three years experience in consistent article writing or/ and in a journalism field (print); A working knowledge of layout and design will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Excellent writing and verbal communication skills; Good listening skills; project management; Advanced computer skills; Interpersonal skills; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Write comprehensive, objective, simplified and well researched articles and identify fresh story ideas; Manage the entire production process of the internal newsletter and distribution process; Assist in copy writing for promotional material i.e. pamphlets and booklets; Proofread and sub-edit the newsletter and intranet content; Provide effective people management.

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.


ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REFERENCE: 15/111/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: POLOKWANE

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 years 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 legislations 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.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko  (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.


SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR
REFERENCE: 15/35/KZN
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: NTUZUMA

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; Language proficiency in IsiZulu can be an added advantage.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multi-disciplinary team in , care, contact, 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.

NOTE: Candidates whose name appears on Part B of the Child Protection Register as mandated by the Section 123(5) of the Children’s Act, 2005 need not apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs Mosery  (031) 3106500

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, DURBAN, 4000.


MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR1 – MR4)
REFERENCE: 24/15/LMP
CENTRES: MAGISTRATE SEKHUKHUNE

SALARY: R141 339.00 – R252 969.00 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB Degree four recognize legal qualification; Knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency in at least two official languages.

Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Numeracy skills; Ability to: Work with the public in a professional and empathetic manner; Develop a thorough understanding of all services and procedures in the area of Maintenance and other areas of Family Law, Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language, Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills, Think and write clearly, Think innovatively and work in pressured environment, Facilitate communication between people with Maintenance disputes.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform the powers, duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain Financial information for the purposes of Maintenance enquires; 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 Maluleke JH.  (015) 287 2147 or Ms Marosa PM.  (015) 287 2034

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.


LEGAL ADMIN OFFICER (MR3 – MR5) (6 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/103/CD
DIVISION: MULTILATERAL AND BILATERAL
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R131 601 – R336 708 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 four years recognized legal qualification; Sound knowledge of the South African Legal system, International Law, Treaties and Protocols, Regulations and Proclamations; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal Research and drafting skills; Interpersonal relations; Dispute Resolution; Report writing; Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle matters (criminal and civil matters) at bilateral and multilateral levels; Negotiate, conclude and handle requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance as well as criminal and civil matters; Handle human rights matters and ensure ability to negotiate declarations, resolutions, treaties and writing of country reports; Liaise with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and other government departments as well as South African Foreign Missions on International legal matters; Coordinate technical assistance to foreign states and regional organizations; Prepare cabinet memoranda, explanatory memoranda of parliament and presidents minutes for signing in relation to international legal matters.

ENQUIRIES: Mr T Rangwato (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

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 13 28 APRIL 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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