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New Vacancies/Posts

Published: 21 Nov 2014 / Closing Date: 08 Dec 2014

FAMILY ADVOCATE; LP7 – LP8
REFERENCE: 14/93/KZN
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: PIETERMARITZBURG

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: An LLB Degree or recognized 4 year legal qualification; Admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification, litigation experience; Fluency in isiZulu will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Trial Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Mediation; Report writing; Case flow management; Computer literacy

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; Peruse and endorse court documents; Institute inquires 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;

ENQUIRIES: Adv R. Govender  033- 3420616

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, DURBAN, 4000. or Physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AREA COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 2014/106/MP
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, EERSTEHOEK

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

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) year Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Administration and/ or a National Diploma in Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification. Six (6) years’ experience of which three (3) years’ experience in management. Knowledge and experience in office and district administration and project management. A thorough understanding and knowledge of the department’s various branches and court administration will be an added advantage. Knowledge of the Public Financial Management (PFMA) and Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI); A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES: Communication skills (written and verbal). Computer literacy (MS Office); Strong leadership skill; Strategic capabilities; Ability to work under pressure and travel extensively; Data analyses and report writing skill; Budgeting and financial management; Conflict management and dispute resolution; Human resource management; Diversity management; Good interpersonal relations; Legal interpretation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and ensure compliance to Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Financial Management (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations at courts within the Area; - Co-ordinate and manage the financial and human resource of the offices in accordance with applicable prescripts. Ensure strategic and business planning processes as well as the facility, security, physical resources, information and communication related to courts within the Area; Compile, analyse and present court performance statistics and trends as required by stakeholders; Manage and monitor Third Party Funds Account (TPF) in courts within the Area; Monitor compliance with Supply Chain Management (SCM) procedures for all offices in the Area. Play a leadership role in implementing departmental policies at court level within the Area. Provide case flow support services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop, implement and facilitate customer service improvement strategies and projects intended to improve court management;

ENQUIRIES: Mr SE Mashele  (013) 753 9300/08

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


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT (RE-ADVERT)
REFERENCE: 2014/113/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: MPUMALANGA

PACKAGE: R532 278.00 - R627 000.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A degree or 3 year 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; Good 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; Computer literacy.

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

ENQUIRIES: Ms DCM Haasbroek  013 753 9300/19

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR Physical address: Application Box, Fourth Floor Reception, 24 Brown Street, Ned bank Centre, Nelspruit.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 271/14EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

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

REQUIREMENTS: 3 year National Diploma/Degree in Human Resources or equivalent qualification; 3 years experience in Human Resources of which at least two years must be in Performance Management; Knowledge of PERSAL system.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Basic project management skills; Computer literacy (MS Office, Intranet and Internet); Basic training skills; Communication skills;(verbal and written); Numerical skills; Interpersonal relations; Problem analysis and solving; Planning and organizing.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Facilitate performance management in the Regional Office; Develop, implement and maintain the performance management system in the Regional Office; Collect performance management statistics and maintain the database.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. Pretorius  043 702 7000

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


COURT MANAGER (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 230/14EC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: STERKSPRUIT
REFERENCE: 232/14EC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: QUEENSTOWN
REFERENCE: 231/14EC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: LUSIKISIKI

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

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

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate and manage the financial (Vote and Trust Account) resources and human resources of the office; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, security, physical resources, information and communication related to 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;

NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting relevant reference number

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. Pretorius  043 702 7000

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


LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR1 – MR4) (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 224/14EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

SALARY: R141 339 – R252 969 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with experience as per OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or recognized 4 year legal qualification; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal Research and drafting; Dispute Resolution; Project Management; Strategic Capability and leadership skills; Conflict and knowledge management; Report writing; Reliability; Excellent Communication (written and verbal); Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Draft legal documents and give legal advice to the Department (Region) and other organs of the State; Facilitate legal research and interventions to improve performance; Respond to petitions, representations and complaints from Civil Society and other Government departments; Prepare memoranda for the appointments of Commissioners of Oaths; Justice of the Peace; Determine Legal Liability and Recover Departmental Losses in the Region; Oversee the smooth functioning of specialised courts in the province, i.e Sexual Offences, Family, Equality and the Children’s Courts; Train and conduct awareness campaigns to the community on the Victims Charter and other legislations administered by the department; Coordinate programmes related to children in custody, awaiting trial prisoners, small claims courts, the lay assessors system and maintenance; Support the Courts regarding quasi-judicial functions; Facilitate the implementation of the relevant legislation including the Victims; Charter and the Restorative Justice National Policy Framework;

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. Pretorius  043 702 7000

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


CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REFERENCE: 233/14EC
CENTRE: MTHATHA CLUSTER

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

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/Grade 12 and relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent qualifications; Proficiency in English and three indigenous languages; Six years’ experience in interpreting of which 3 years to be at supervisory level, Driver’s license.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage legal interpreting and language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop and manage the business plan for the cluster; Develop and manage the business plan for the cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Co-ordinate the interpreting and language service activities in the cluster, Manage the training and development of Interpreters in the cluster;

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. Pretorius ( (043) 702 7000

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


SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR
REFERENCE: 270/14EC
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: MTHATHA

SALARY: R183 495 – R339 804 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; Appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; Registration with SA Council for Social Service Professional (SACSSP); Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid drivers’ licence

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 custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related family law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes; Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate; Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in family law disputes;

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. Pretorius  043 702 7000

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

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 08 DECEMBER 2014

Published: 14 Nov 2014 / Closing Date: 01 Dec 2014

FAMILY COUNSELLOR MANAGER
REFERENCE: 14/130/FS
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: BLOEMFONTEIN

PACKAGE: R577 017 –R649 446 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement.

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience after registration with the in SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP). Experience in management in the field of Child Care and Protection or related environment will be added advantage; Proof of current registration with SACSSP; Knowledge and understanding of legislation and treaties relevant to domestic and international Child protection, the PFMA and Treasury Regulations; Experience in statutory social work and expert witness in court; Knowledge of integrated approach in provision of services to families and children in civil legal disputes in accordance with domestic law and international treaties as well as expert knowledge of Child Care and Protection services;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication; (written and verbal) skills; Project management; Mediation skills; Planning and organizational skills; Expert report writing; Knowledge on the assessment of children Leadership.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Implement and monitor family counselor service -– and other relevant policies and procedures; Implementation and monitoring of family counselor profession related programmes, including norms and national uniform standards; Manage, monitor and quality assure the institutional performance of family counselor profession including Family Counsellor Supervision Services; Manage and monitor Family Counsellor output and capture monthly, quarterly and annual performance information accurately in respect of the work of Family Counsellors in the Province Co-ordinate Reg 6 requests to and from Provinces.

Provide expert guidance to Family Counsellors and Supervisors on the implementation of Child Protection, domestic and international legislation policies; Strengthen partnerships with relevant government Departments, NGOs and the SACSSP; Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and management fields and advice the Principal Family Advocate and the Department on all relevant matters within the Social Work Field.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. M Luthuli at  (051) 407 1800.

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private BagX20578, Bloemfontein, 9300, or hands deliver at 53 colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AREA COURT MANAGER (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/133 /FS
CENTRE: CLUSTER: KROONSTAD (1), BETHLEHEM (1) AND BLOEMFONTEIN (1)

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

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) year Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Administration and or a National Diploma in Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification. Six (6) years experience of which three (3) years experience in management. Knowledge and experience in office and district administration and project management. A thorough understanding and knowledge of the department’s various branches and court administration will be an added advantage. Knowledge of the Public Financial Management (PFMA) and Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI); A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Computer literacy (MS Office); Strong leadership skill; Strategic capabilities; Ability to work under pressure and travel extensively; Data analyses and report writing skill; Budgeting and financial management; Conflict management and dispute resolution; Human resource management; Diversity management; Good interpersonal relations; Legal interpretation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and ensure compliance to Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Financial Management (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations at courts within the Area; Co-ordinate and manage the financial and human resource of the offices. Strategic and business planning processes as well as the facility, security, physical resources, information and communication related to courts within the Area; Compile, analyse and present court performance statistics and trends as required by stakeholders; Proper management and monitoring of Third Party Funds Account (TPF) in courts within the Area; Monitoring compliance with Supply Chain Management (SCM) procedures for all offices in the Area. Play a leadership role in implementing departmental policies at court level within the Area. Compile and analyse court statistics to show performance and trends; Provide case flow support services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop, implement and facilitate customer service improvement strategies and projects intended to improve court management; Communicate and relate with internal and external stakeholders.

ENQUIRIES: Ms MA 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.


COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 2014/107MP
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE BELFAST

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

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

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

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

ENQUIRIES: Mr MH Hlophe (013) 753 9300/19

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.


ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (02 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/327/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: DURBAN

SALARY: R141 339 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB degree or recognized four year 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 M Lehong  (012) 315 1264

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

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 01 DECEMBER 2014

Published: 10 Nov 2014 / Closing Date: 24 Nov 2014

STATE LAW ADVISER LP7 - LP8 (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/318/CS POLICY DEVELOPMENT (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/317/CS COURT SUPPORT (2 POSTS)
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R562 335 – 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; Admittance as an Advocate or Attorney; Practical experience in managing external service providers and project Management; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act; Treasury Regulation and relevant prescripts; Experience and understanding of the Constitution Framework and the South African Judicial System; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research; Planning and decision making; Analytical skills; Strategic capability and leadership skills; Project management; Computer literacy; Communication skills (written and verbal); Presentation and facilitation skills; Ability to stay up to date with new development in South African Law.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct legal research, policy development and analysis; Draft memoranda, reports and government notices; Scrutinize legislation related to Chief Directorates responsibilities; Draft legal opinions; Constitute and engage research institutions with Government and external bodies.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr Thabo 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 Street, Pretoria.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT,
REFERENCE NR: NC/25/13
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE KIMBERLEY
(This post is a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)

PACKAGE: R 532 278.00 – R 627 0000.00 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma or Degree in Security Management or Police Administration; Five years management experience; Grade “A” PSIRA / NOSA/SSA registered; Fire Fighting & First Aid certificate will be an added advantage; Advance Investigation certificate; A valid drivers’ license;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Project Management; Strong leadership skills; Strategic capabilities; Presentation skills; Sound interpersonal relations; Computer literacy; Ability to work under pressure; Administrative and Organizational skills; Good communication (verbal and written); Competency in monitoring and evaluation process; Analytical skills with stakeholders

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage security operations in the region and sub-offices; Ensure and monitor adherence to departmental security systems and policies; Monitor and provide strategic guidance to the Regional structures; Promote, facilitate , conduct security awareness and anti-fraud and corruption awareness programmes; Conduct security threats and risk audits; Ensure compliance with MISS and Roll out of Contingency Plan and OSHA Compliance at sub-offices in the region; Coordinate report of all activities from the sub-ordinate (OHS, Physical Security, Document and Information Security) and give advice; Management of security service contracts; Coordinate Vetting of all Personnel in the region including Contractors;

ENQUIRIES: Ms. C. Melamane at  (053) 8390000

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.


COURT MANAGER (6 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 2014/224/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE MEYERTON (1)
REFERENCE: 2014/225/GP; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE VEREENIGING (1)
REFERENCE: 175/14/WC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, BEAUFORT WEST (1)
REREFENCE: 182/14/WC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, BLUE DOWNS (1)
REFERENCE: 175/14/WC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, BEAUFORT WEST (1)
REFERENCE: NR: 76/14/NC; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE POSTMASBURG (1)
(The post is a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied should not re-apply)

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

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

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

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

ENQUIRIES:
JOHANNESBURG: Mr. A Nhlapo  (011) 332 9000
KIMBERLEY: Mr J. Tope  (053) 8390000 and Ms C. Melamane  (053) 8390000
WESTERN CAPE: Mr R Boonzaaier  (044) 203 6400 and Mr N Luddy at Tel: (021) 462 5471

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

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


CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REFERENCE NR: NC/13/13 (The post is a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied should not to re-apply)
CENTRE: UPPINGTON MAGISTRATE OFFICE

SALARY: R270 804.00 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A relevant tertiary education at NQF level 6 or equivalent qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages predominantly spoken in the area where the post is advertised and English; Six (6) years experience in court interpreting of which three years should be at supervisory level; A valid driver’s license.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the legal interpreting and language services stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop and monitor implementation of the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the Cluster; Manage human resources, financial, assets, and other related resources of legal interpreting and language services in the Cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Co-ordinate the interpreting and language services activities in the Cluster; Manage training and developing court Interpreters; Manage operational efficiency of language services in the Cluster; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Ms C. Mashibini  (053) 839 0000


IT CO-ORDINATOR
REFERENCE NR: NC/42/13
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE UPPINGTON
(This post is a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)

SALARY: R270 804.00 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Tertiary qualification: IT Diploma / Degree (NQF 6) coupled with minimum of 3 years relevant IT experience with training/project management modules; 2 years experience in rendering an IT related LAN Support service; Experience in network administration, help – desk first line support; Knowledge of government prescripts, regulations and laws; Knowledge of the development of user training manuals, guidelines and procedures and drafting of budget; Evaluation of End – User training; Knowledge of IT in Public Sector; Project Management, Change Management and LAN Support; One year experience in End User training; One year experience in Project Management; One year experience in systems management; A driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (writing verbal, written and oral) skills; Excellent writing skills; Training skills; Computer skills (Ms Word, Powerpoint, Outlook and Internet, etc); Problem solving and Analysis; Change Management; Presentation skills; Project Management; Ability to offer lessons and practical training; Interpersonal relations; Planning and organizing; Ability to operate presentation equipment; Customer service orientation; Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet deadlines; Understanding of confidentiality in government; Diversity Management; Extensive travelling.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide/conduct functional training on Business System Applications; Provide application first line support and liaison with the end – user on LAN Support; Liaise with contracted service providers at the regions; Conduct infrastructural assessment (Applications Support) and coordinate all the related activities within the region; Manage project for the rollout of business systems and training; Provide end-user assistance with IT solutions and systems in the regions; Compile provincial reports on the IT system usage and project status reports.

ENQUIRIES: Ms C. Melamane  (053) 8390000

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.


OFFICE MANAGER
REFERENCE: 14/319/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: MAHIKENG

SALARY: R270 804 – R327 126 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 3 years degree or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 3 years experience in rendering support services; Knowledge of Performance Management System and Financial Management in the Public Service will be an added advantage; Knowledge of the Public Service environment; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (written and verbal); Interpersonal skills; Computer literacy (Ms Office, Intranet and internet); Planning and organizing skills; People management; Customer service orientation; The ability to work independently, under pressure and meet deadlines.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assist with development, implementation of operational plans linked to strategic plan; Deal with all HR and Finance matters of the office; Provide library and archive services; Manage the registry, security, office building and budget services; Compile monthly and quarterly statistics and submit to Chief Litigation Office; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr Bheki Sibiya: Tel (012) 357- 8650

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


ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 14/320/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: JOHANNESBURG

SALARY: R214 740 – R614 883. (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 legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

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 following Courts: Magistrates Courts, High Court, Labour Court, Constitutional Court, Land Claims Court, CCMA; Draft legal documents and conduct legal research; Furnish legal advice and opinion; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Bheki Sibiya  (012) 357 8650

NOTE: People with disabilities are encourage to apply

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


ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REFERENCE: 14/316/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: BISHO

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 year 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.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 24 NOVEMBER 2014


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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