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Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z83) – please print or obtain it from any Public Service department.

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

Available internship positions are advertised along with the other vacancies in each region. View information on Legal and Other Related Careers in the Justice System.

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New Vacancies/Posts

Published: 27 July 2014 / Closing Date: 18 Aug 2014

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
REFERENCE: 87/14/LMP.
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, POLOKWANE

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Degree/Diploma on NQF level 06, 6-8 years experience in Human Resource environment with 3 – 5 years experience on management level; A valid driver’s license

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

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

Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms Kotze E (015) 287 2016

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


COURT MANAGER
RERERENCE: 113/14/WC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, CLANWILLIAM

SALARY: R270 804 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement)

REQUIREMENTS: A three (3) year 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 3 years’ managerial or supervisory experience; A valid driver’s license; Short listed candidates may be subject to competency assessment test. The following 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) resources of the office; Coordinate and manage the human resources of the office; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Management of Security; Implement the department policies at the courts; Compile and analyze court statistics to show performance and trends; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop and implement customer service improvements strategies; Lead and manage the transformation of the office.

Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr J Manuel at Tel: (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS: uoting 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


IT CO-ORDINATOR
REFERENCE: 14/ 72 /FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, FREE STATE

SALARY: R 270 804 – R 327 126 per annum.
The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Tertiary qualification or IT Technology / Grade 12 with IT certificate couple with minimum of three (3) years relevant IT experience with training / project management module. Two (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 (1) year experience in End-User training. One (1) year experience in Project Management. One (1) year experience in System Management; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Excellent writing skills. Training skills; Problem solving and analysis; Change management. Presentation skills; Project Management; Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication Skills (Written and verbal); Ability to offer lessons and practical training. Interpersonal relations; Planning and organizing skills; Ability to operate presentation equipment; Customer service orientation; Ability to work independently, under pressure and meeting deadline; Understanding of confidentiality in government; Diversity management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREARS: 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 provider at the Regions. Conduct infrastructural assessment (Applications Support) and co-ordinate all the related activities within the Region. Manage project for the rollout of Business system and training. Provide end-user assistance with IT solutions and systems in the Region. Compile Provincial reports on the I.T system usage and Project Status reports.

Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili  (051) 407 1800

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


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 14/194/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF HIGH COURT: GRAHAMSTOWN


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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification in finance; 3 years relevant experience; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Service Act and other legislation prescripts; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Supervisory skills; Planning and organizing (including time management); Leadership qualities, problem solving and decision making skills; Ability to interpret and apply policy; Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication skills (verbal and written); Team work orientated; Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized environment; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee verification of applications received and ensure daily payments, cheque details and numbers; Administer and manage guardians fund and compile reconciliation statement; Ensure approved/ disapproved payments on a daily, weekly and monthly; Prepare report on fraud cases and interest losses; Represent Masters office relations with the stakeholders; Check and verify guardian funds, banking and financial registers and reports; 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: 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.


ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1
REFERENCE: 14/206/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: MAFIKENG

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 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. 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.


SENIOR AUDITOR: GENERAL ASSURANCE
REFERENCE: 14/205/IA
CENTRE: WESTERN CAPE REGION

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 3 year Degree or National Diploma with majors in Auditing/Internal Auditing and Accounting; At least 3 years experience in Internal Auditing of which one year should be as a team leader or potential to lead a team; Must be conversant with Auditing and Accounting standards; Successful candidates will be required to complete a security clearance; A valid driver’s license.

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

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

Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Motsieloa (012) 315 1351

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


OFFICE MANAGER
REFERENCE: 14/208/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF HIGH COURT: BISHO

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 Public Service Regulations, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act and the Labour Relations Act; 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; Interpersonal relation skills; Analytical and presentation skills; Conflict management/ resolution; 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 amended computer or other systems and processes aimed at improving the masters office; Ensure that service level agreements are adhered to; 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.


ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REFERENCE: 14/209/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: MAFIKENG

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 equivalent four year 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 pressurizes 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 legislation 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 18 AUGUST 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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