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Posted: 08 Feb 2019/ Published: 08 Feb 2019 / Closing Date: 25 Feb 2019

CHIEF MASTER
REFERENCE: 19/10/MAS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 446 378 – R1 629 348 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate LLB Degree or recognized 4 year legal qualification (NQF level 8); 8 years of experience at a senior management level of which 5 years should be in the Master’s environment; Knowledge of all spheres of law including interpretation of statutes, administrative law, law of contracts and asset forfeiture;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic capacity and leadership; Programme and project management; Financial management; Change management; Knowledge management; Service delivery innovation (SDI); Problem solving and analysis; People management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus; Communication skills; Honesty and integrity.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide strategic leadership to the Office of the Master of the High Court; Formulate policy, strategy and facilitate operational risk management across the Master of the High Court; Manage and provide corporate governance to the Master of the High Court’s operations in terms of the enabling legislations; Facilitate and manage the stakeholder relations for the Masters Branch; Manage the finance of the Branch as delegated; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: 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: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT: (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 19/01/KZN
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, DURBAN

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree or 3 years National Diploma in Public Management / Administration or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 3 years’ experience in either Building Management / Maintenance or Project Management; Three (3) years practical experience in Facilities Planning and Management including space audit; Practical experience in managing external service providers; Knowledge and understanding of Fixed Asset Management, PFMA and GIAMA; Knowledge and understanding of Government procurement process relating to procurement of assets; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Project Management; Financial management skills; Managerial skills; Communication skills (including writing) with the ability to motivate and direct people; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Team orientated and results driven; Interpersonal relations and customer orientation; Creative and analytical skills; problem solving and conflict management skills; Continual learning and information search; Computer literate

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage overall space of the Region; Monitor and report on all major projects undertaken in, planned and unplanned maintenance and capital works projects identification and support; Provide office the region; Monitor proper implementation of Departmental Maintenance Plan as well as day to day Maintenance; Form part of the planning processes and Liaise with DPW for acquisition of land for the construction of new facilities; Prepare and manage Provincial maintenance, Property plans and budget; Assist in identifying and compiling submissions for inclusion of offices in RAMP projects; Provide facilities management services including procurement of leased accommodation support services (including information, document management, technology and transport management)

ENQUIRIES: Mr J.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your Application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or Physical address: Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

COURT MANAGER (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 19/02/KZN
CENTRE MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, MAPHUMULO
REFERENCE: 2019/09/GP NOTE: The post is a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE VANDERBIJLPARK (1) & MAGISTRATE DAVEYTON (1)

SALARY: R444 693 – R523 818 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) year qualification in Administration (NQF level 6) and / or National Diploma in Services Management (NQF level 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; At least 3 year’s managerial or supervisory experience; Knowledge of an experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act (PFMA); Experience in managing Trust (Third Party Funds) and Vote Account; A valid driver’s licence; Experience in the Court environment will be an added advantage;

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage courts and places of sitting within the Sub-District of Maphumulo Local Municipality; Co-ordinate and manage the financial, human resources, risk and security in the court; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; strategies; Lead and manage the transformation of the office; Manage the projects intended to improve court Compile and analyze court statistics to show performance and trends; Support case flow management at the court; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop and implement customer service improvement management; Manage service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES: KWAZULU- NATAL: Mr J.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3000
ENQUIRIES: GAUTENG: Ms RR Moabelo  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: KWAZULU-NATAL: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your Application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or Physical address: Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCE
REFERENCE: 2019/11/GP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE GAUTENG

SALARY: R356 289 – R430 389 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Degree or 3 year Diploma in Financial Management or equivalent qualification; Three years relevant financial experience; At least three years supervisory experience; Knowledge and understanding of the PFMA, Treasury Regulations and relevant Government regulations and policies; Knowledge and practical experience of the Basic Accounting System, Budgeting process in Government and Persal; Ability to work extended hours, when required; A valid driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and Organisation; Ability to work under pressure; Good communication and interpersonal relations; Financial and Supply Chain Management skills; Sound analytical, statistical and problem solving skills; Computer literacy; Creative, innovative, flexible and highly motivated; Ability to work independently as well as with internal and external Clients; Strong leadership and management capabilities; Presentation and facilitation skills

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Execute all budget control management duties and responsibilities as specified in the PFMA, Treasury Regulations and DFI( Departmental Financial Instructions): Prepare and submit consolidated monthly and quarterly expenditure management reports against the approved budget for the province; Allocate, update and maintain the budget on BAS; Monitor expenditure allocations and amend erroneous allocations(Journals): Responsible for the annual submission of the Adjustment Estimates and Medium Term Expenditure Framework(MTEF); Provide Support and training to financial stakeholders; Establish and maintain appropriate systems and policies to ensure effective and efficient risk management, internal control and resource management; Responsible to monitor, check and support the Systems and Account Section(payment of S&T claims) as well as cashier’s office); Perform other duties as required by the Regional Finance& SCM Director

ENQUIRIES: Mr SF Ledwaba  (011) 332 9077

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: REGIONAL OFFICE, GAUTENG Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 •94 Pritchard Street; 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 19/03/KZN
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, DURBAN

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

REQUIREMENTS: B Degree/National Diploma in Public Administration or NQF Level 6 Equivalent; Three years supervisory and Administration experience; Knowledge and application of the Public Finance Management Act, National Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions as well as Supply Chain Management; Knowledge and understanding of Public service Regulatory Framework as well as the Constitution of South Africa; Proven Track record of Program/ Project Coordination; Basic knowledge of the core functions of the office of the Family Advocate; A valid driver’s license.

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: Manage and supervise administrative staff in the office of the Family Advocate within the specified region; Manage financial, assets, procurement and budget functions; Prepare accurately, complete and timely, monthly statistical and financial reports; Ensure effective internal controls regarding financial and administrative risk; Furnish monthly, quarterly and annual expenditure analysis, G-Fleet and compliance reports; Oversee Employee Relations and Human Resource Development of Administrative staff in the region.

ENQUIRIES: Mr J.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: REGIONAL OFFICE, GAUTENG Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 •94 Pritchard Street; 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG.

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER-(MR 5)
REFERENCE: 2019/12/GP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE GAUTENG

SALARY: R353 253 – R867 399 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree; At least 8 years’ appropriate post qualification legal experience; Sound Knowledge of the South African Legal System; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Excellent Communication (Verbal and Written); Good interpersonal and intercultural relations; Problem solving and analytical; Accuracy and attention to detail; Good filling skills; Report writing skills; Research ability; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Recover and or dispose of losses of/damage to state money and property in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 11 and 12 of the Treasury Regulations and Departmental Financial Instructions; Liaise with internal and external stakeholders(such as Auditors, Office of the DPP ,State Attorney ,SAPS and other Government Departments; etc) in respect of such loss control; Liaise with State Attorney on loss cases; Prepare monthly reports, quarterly and annual reports on the status of losses in the province; Draft Legal documents for and give legal advice to Regional Head and Senior Management on variety of issues; Deal with civil proceedings instituted by and against the Department; Respond to petitions; representations and complaints from civil society and other government Department; Perform Legal research; Supervise staff in the unit; Conduct awareness and training on loss control to courts and all relevant units within the Regional Office.

ENQUIRIES: Mr SF Ledwaba  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR1- MR5)
REFERENCE: 19/12/KZN
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: PINETOWN

SALARY: R186 828 – R475 773 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. Skills and Competencies: Basic knowledge and understanding of legal research principles; Basic understanding of drafting legal documents that provides Clear motivation; Knowledge of legal proceedings relevant to mediation, arbitration and conciliation; Languages skills ( oral & written); Motivational skills; Loyalty, honesty, Ability to work under pressure etc; Driving skills; Communication skills; Planning and organizing; Good interpersonal relations; Attention to detail; Customer care; Computer literacy.

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.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your Application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or Physical address: Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

CLOSING DATE: 25 February 2019

Posted: 25 Jan 2019/ Published: 11 Jan 2019 / Closing Date: 11 Feb 2019

DIRECTOR: LEGAL LEARNING
REFERENCE: 19/1/JC
CENTRE: JUSTICE COLLEGE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R 1 005 063 – R1 183 932 (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or BA Degree and equivalent legal qualification (NQF level 7) as recognize by SAQA; Minimum of 6 years’ experience in related field of which 5 years’ experience should be at middle/senior management level: Experience in legal practice including court appearance, civil and criminal law; Experience in PAJA, PAAI, and academic environment; Knowledge of and experience in applying formal training methodologies, standard frameworks and tools; A valid driver’s license. The following will serve as an added advantage: LLM Degree •Assessor and Moderator certificate

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer skills (MS Excel and Ms PowerPoint); Project management skills; Communication (verbal and non-verbal) skills; Strategic leadership capacity; Strategic financial management; Analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making; Interpersonal skills; Facilitation skills; Stress tolerance; Performance management; Strategic change management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop, coordinate and maintain legal & quasi-legal education training and development strategy; Manage and facilitate identification of statement aims and intended learning outcomes of the Curriculum; Manage and develop statement of content, assessment, learning interactions (platforms to achieve the leaning outcomes; Manage and facilitate training programs and implementation plan; Manage effective people management;

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo  (012) 357 8240

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
REFERENCE: 19/2/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/ Degree in built environment or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 5 years’ experience of which 3 years should be at management/ supervisory level; Knowledge of National Building Regulations, Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA), Occupational Health and Safety Act, Infrastructure Delivery Management System (IDMS), 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: Numeric and analytical skills; Computer literacy skills; Communication skills (written and verbal); Personal attributes skills; Problem solving skills; People management skills; Project management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS Ensure that all Capital projects are implemented on time within the budget and conforming to the required needs and specifications; Provide access facilities for persons with disabilities in all DOJ property portfolio; Deal with land acquisition for purpose of developing functional buildings such as courts; Monitor the implementation of programmes and projects by implementing agent and the adherence to the service delivery agreement; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Kganyago  (012) 315 1844

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: 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 Skills and Competencies: Numeric and analytical skills; Computer literacy skills; Communication skills (written and verbal); Personal attributes skills; Problem solving skills; People management skills; Project management.

LECTURE: LAW
REFERENCE: 19/3/JC
CENTRE: PRETORIA: JUSTICE COLLEGE

SALARY: R444 693 – R523 818 (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification; At least 3 years’ experience in legal practice; Knowledge of Legal, Constitutional, Linguistic, Mediation etc; Knowledge of and experience in applying formal training methodologies, standards frameworks and tools; Experience in curriculum development and published articles in accredited peer reviewed journals will be added advantage; Assessor and moderator certificate recommended; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (written and verbal skills); Facilitation skills; Creative and analytical; Project management; Interpersonal skills; Research skills; Change management; Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines; Computer literacy skills (Windows, Office, Excel, MS projects access presentation and Visio).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide inputs and update curricula and program material; provide training to learners/trainees as per training programe; Undertake relevant research in specialist subject areas; Conduct assessment and or Evaluation; Perform administration duty as required; Provide administration duty as required.

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

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: AUDIT FACILITATION
REFERENCE: 19/4/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R356 289 – R430 389 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/or appropriate Tertiary qualification in Financial or Business Management/ Public Administration; 3 years working experience in analysing financial information; 3 years’ experience at supervisory level; Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act, (PFMA), Treasury Regulations; Supply Chain Management (SCM); relevant Government Policies and Regulations; Practical experience of BAS, Persal, Logis.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication (verbal & written) skills; Computer literacy (Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Technical and project management skills; Functional ability and working as a team; Good interpersonal relations; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Attention to detail and numeric skills; Good leadership, organizational and problem solving abilities.

PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate, facilitate the efforts of the audit and compliance and governance bodies by facilitation of all the audit phases, Identify audit risks and set preventative measures; Provide audit information reports; Analyze financial information for preparation of the Departmental Interim/Annual Financial Statements; Provide effective people management.
NOTE: People with disability are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Joseph  (012) 357 8646

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

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 19/5/CLO
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: PRETORIA

SALARY: R283 854 – R805 179. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Conveyancing will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the High Courts, Magistrate’s Court, High Labour, CCMA, Supreme Court of Appeal, Constitutional Courts, Land Claims, Tax and Tax Tribunals; Draft legal documents and conduct legal research; Draft and/or settle all types of contracts on behalf of the various client departments; Preside over all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Guide and train support staff; Draft, prepare and register conveyancing documents.

NOTE: 1. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
2. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.

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

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.

CLOSING DATE: 11 February 2019


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.