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New Vacancies/Posts

Published: 05 Dec 2014 / Closing Date: 29 Dec 2014 / Amended: 08 Dec 2014

HEAD: JUSTICE COLLEGE (CHIEF DIRECTOR LEVEL)
REFERENCE: 14/359/JC
CENTRE: JUSTICE COLLEGE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R988 152 – R1 181 469 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Honours Degree in Social Science, e.g. Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Skills Development, Training and Development or equivalent qualification; A Master’s degree in the above mentioned qualification will be an added advantage; A minimum of 6 years’ experience in senior management position of which 4 years should be in the management of Education, Development and Training environment.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication skills (verbal and written); Legal writing and drafting; Project management; Research and application of research skills; Presentation skills; Knowledge management skills; Financial management; Analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills; Entrepreneurial and business capability skills; Negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills; Strategic management, change management and leadership skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and coordinate implementation of strategic direction and corporate governance; Oversee manage development and accreditation of education, development and training programmes; Oversee and manage development and production of research, innovation and knowledge; Oversee and manage provision and delivery of training, education and development of all programmes; Manage and co-ordinate administrative and learner support services; Built, initiate and drive sound relationship with, and influence partners in government as well as in the education, development and training sector; Evaluate and quality assure the overall performance and reporting of the College; Provide effective people and financial management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo  (012) 357 8240

NOTE: People with disabilities and women are encourage 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.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATIVE QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER
REFERENCE: 14/VA146/NW
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: NORTH WEST

PACKAGE: R 532 278.00 – R627 000.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor Degree or National Diploma in Public Administration or equivalent qualification; Three years (03) management experience; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Job knowledge; Planning and execution; Analytical skills; Reliability; Taking initiative; Report writing; Strong leadership skills; Computer literacy (MS Office); Strategic capabilities; Interpersonal relationships: The following will serve as added advantage: Knowledge and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of the Public Financial Management Act

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct administrative assessment of magistrate courts and check correctness of departmental implementation of policies at the offices. Ensure implementation of ad hoc services, coordinate strategic and business processes of the office. Ensure that departmental codified instructions are implemented and participate in the amendments. Ensure misconduct and maladministration is investigated. Identify administrative needs and provide training to Court Managers. Provide effective people management

ENQUIRIES: Mr. IZ Baloyi at  (018) 397 7061.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand deliver it at 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mahikeng.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AREA COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 14/145/FS
CENTRE: CLUSTER: PHUTHADITJHABA (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 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 skills; Strategic capabilities; Ability to work under pressure and travel extensively; Data analyses and report writing skills; 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 directives and prescripts at courts within the Area; - Co-ordinate and manage the financial and human resource of the offices. Provide 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. . 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: 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.


SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY LP5 - LP6
REFERENCE: 14/361/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: PRETORIA

SALARY: R367 047 – R865 968 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; At least 4 years appropriate post qualification legal / litigation experience; A thorough knowledge of legal practice, office management, accounting systems and trust accounts; Understanding of the State’s policies and transformation objective as well as the Constitution of South Africa; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Court, Labour Court, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax and Tax tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Attend to liquidation and insolvency, queries, conveyancing and notarial services; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of various clients; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. K. Ngomani  012 357 8661

NOTE: People with disabilities are encourage to apply

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: GRAPHIC DESIGN (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/360/PEC
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/National Diploma in graphic design; 3 years design experience, of which 2 years should be in graphic design and layout; Knowledge of software e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign (MAC and/or PC)

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication (written and verbal)skills; Project management; Advanced computer skills; Expect knowledge of MS Office programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); Good Interpersonal skills; Creative thinking and problem solving; Ability to work in multiple projects; Attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor current design trends and new technologies in the design field; Provide creative conceptualization layout, design and production of corporate publications; Produce new and unique ideas to represent the brief; Ensure quality control on all design projects; Assemble together images and graphics to create pieces of design.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms D Modibane  (012) 315 1668

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.


CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING RE-ADVERTISEMENT (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 13/137/FS
CENTRE: PHUTHADITJHABA, KROONSTAD, BETHLEHEM & HIGH COURT

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 qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages and English. Six (6) years’ experience in Court Interpreting of which three (3) should be at supervisory level. A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office). Good Communication skills (verbal and written); Listening skills; Interpersonal Skills; Time Management; Analytical Thinking Problem Solving; Planning and Organizing; Ability to work under pressure and Art of Interpreting

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the Cluster legal interpreting language services and stakeholder relations. Develop the legal interpreting and language services business plan; Manage both human and non-human resources of legal Interpreting and Language services; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services. Manage training and development of court interpreters; Manage operational efficiency and compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sithole  (051) 407 1800

NOTE: All People are encourage to apply including those with disabilities

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300 OR Physical Address: 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, BLOEMFONTEIN 9301.


COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE NO: 2014/248/GP
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE RANDBURG

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

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) year qualification in Administration and / or National Diploma Services Management (NQF level 5 ) plus the module on Case Flow Management or relevant equivalent qualification; Three years managerial or supervisory experience; A valid EB driver’s license; Computer literacy. The following will serve as strong recommendations: Knowledge of an 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 (verbal and written).

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;

ENQUIRIES: Mr. A Nhlapo  (011) 332 9000

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


ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, LP3-LP4 (03 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/347/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: PRETORIA

SALARY: R214 740 – R614 883 per annum. (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; 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 and/or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Furnish legal advice and opinion; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection; Attend to liquidation, insolvency queries, register trust and companies.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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

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.


SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR GRADE 1-4 (1 POST)
REFERENCE: 2014/249/GP
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: PRETORIA

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 licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; 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 applicants are required to attach proof of registration with SACSSP.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. P Raadt  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X6, Johannesburg 2000 OR PHYSICAL ADDRESS: Regional Office –Gauteng ; Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; 7th floor Schreiner chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis street, JOHANNESBURG


REGISTRAR MR3 – MR5: (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 14/129/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R183 126 – R209 388 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 qualification; A minimum of at least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Case flow management; Dispute resolution. Legal drafting; Legal research; Office Management; planning and organizational skills; Computer literacy (MS Office); Good communications skills (written and verbal). Good Interpersonal relations. Negotiation; motivate, customer relations and stress management skills. Ability to interpret Acts and regulations; A valid driver’s licence.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate Case Flow Management support services to the judiciary; Render Support Service to the Regional Court President and Regional Court Magistrates; Issue all processes that initiate court proceedings; Process and grant judgments by default as required by the Magistrates Court Act, 1944 at the court where stationed; Issue court orders and manage the civil and criminal Sections, including divorce cases; Process reviews and appeals; Implement rules, procedures and practices and costs periodically in co-operation with the judiciary and Court Manager; Manage court information relating to civil and criminal sections including the keeping of statistics and the submission of returns to the Court Manager 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; Attend to any Tax related matters; Ensure annotation of relevant publications, codes, acts and rules; Provide effective people management

ENQUIRIES: Ms. 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.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 29 DECEMBER 2014

Published: 28 Nov 2014 / Closing Date: 15 Dec 2014

DEPUTY MASTER: MR-6 (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 14/356/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: BLOEMFONTEIN

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 of 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 on an ongoing basis to ensure uniformity and optimal service levels; 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: Ms 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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – SERVICE BENEFITS
REFERENCE: 14/VA128/NW
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, MAHIKENG

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three year qualification in Human Resource Management / Public Management or equivalent qualification; Three years working experience in Service Benefits administration of which 1 year should be at supervisory level; Extensive knowledge in administering PERSAL including interpreting PERSAL reports; Knowledge of Performance Management System in the Public Service, Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Departmental Human Resource Policies (PILIR).

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Good planning and organizing skills; Good interpersonal relations and problem solving skills; Ability to adhere to confidentiality requirements; Excellent communication (verbal and written); Accuracy and attention to details; Ability to work under pressure

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and co-ordinate human resource administration functions and practices; Deal with oversight reports in terms of Leave, and address Human Resource Management enquiries to ensure the correct implementation; Provide inputs on the development / amendments of human resource management policies / practices; Provide statistics and prepare consolidated reports on personnel administration issues; Provide technical support /advice and monitor compliance on service benefits issues; Authorize/Approve users transactions on PERSAL according to delegations; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Baloyi IZ at  (018) 397 7061

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735. OR Physical address: Reception area, North West Regional Office, Ayob Gardens, 22 Molopo Road, Mafikeng, 2745


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 14/342/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF HIGH COURT: PRETORIA

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 in finance environment; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Service Act and other related 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 oriented; 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; 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; 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 M Lehong Tel: (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 Building, Pretoria, 0001.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (MAINTENANCE COMPLAINTS MANAGER) 12 MONTHS CONTRACT
REFERENCE: 14/143/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R270 804.00 + 37 % lieu benefits per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB Degree, At least three (3) years experience in Family Law Matters (specifically the Maintenance Act 99 of 1999); Project Management skills; Effective communication and presentation skills; Leadership and interpersonal relations skills; Conflict and knowledge management; Analytical thinking; Research skills; Computer literacy and Report writing skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Implement turnaround strategy on maintenance. Drive service delivery improvement plan in family law; Handle maintenance Complaints and Presidential hotline complaints. Facilitate and co-ordinate the pilot sites. Draft legal documents and give legal advice to the Department and other organs of the State; Respond to petitions, representations and complaints from Civil Society and other Government Departments; Prepare memoranda for appointments of Commissioner of Oaths, Appraisers and Justice of Peace. Recover loss and damage of State Property. Oversee the smooth functioning to the Family Courts in the Province, including Domestic, Sexual Offices, Family Equality and the Children’s Courts. Train the community on the Victims Charter. Co-ordinate programs related to children in custody, awaiting trail prisoners, Small Claims Courts, the Lay Assessors system and maintenance. Support the Courts regarding quasi-judicial functions

ENQUIRIES: Ms. N Sithole 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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 14/340/CFO
DIVISION: SYSTEMS AND ACCOUNTS CONTROL
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or equivalent qualification; 3 years experience in financial environment; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and Basic Accounting System (BAS), PERSAL and relevant prescripts; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel); Communication skills (verbal and written); Good interpersonal skills; Ability to work in a team and independently; Ability to work under pressure and self motivated.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and monitor reports on the reconciliation of suspense/ control accounts; Manage and monitor batch control within the Sub-Directorate by ensuring that all batches are accounted for; Manage and control assets, supplier registration and Safety Net; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. E. Zeekoei ( (012) 315 1436

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 Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, Pretoria, 0001


REGISTRAR (MR-4 TO MR-5) (12 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/107/KZN
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURTS: DURBAN (1), EMLAZI (1), EMPANGENI (1), HLANGANANI (1), KWADUKUZA (1), LADYSMITH (1), NEWCASTLE (1), NONGOMA (1), NQUTU (1), PIETERMARITZBURG (1), PORT SHEPSTONE (1) AND VERULAM (1)

SALARY: R221 232 – R6662 397 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with experience). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB degree or four year recognised legal qualification; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; A valid driver’s license.

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 to the judiciary; Issue all processes that initiate court proceedings; Process and grant judgments by default as required by the Magistrates Court Act, 1944 at the court where stationed; Issue court orders and manage the civil and criminal Sections, including divorce cases; Process reviews and appeals; Implement rules, procedures and practices and costs periodically in co-operation with the judiciary and Court Manager; Manage court information relating to civil and criminal sections including the keeping of statistics and the submission of returns to the Court Manager 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; Attend to any Tax related matters; Ensure annotation of relevant publications, codes, acts and rules; Provide effective people 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


ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/322/MAS: DURBAN (1)
REFERENCE: 14/323/MAS: PRETORIA (3)
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: DURBAN (1) & PRETORIA (3)

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. M. Lehong  (012) 315-1264

NOTE: Separate applications must be made for each Centre.

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 (GRADE 1-4)
REFERENCE: 200/14/FA/WC
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R183 495 – R417 918 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with 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 licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; 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; Report on the performance to the Head of Office.

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 applicants are required to attach proof of registration with SACSSP.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Daniels at Tel: (021) 426 1216

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

FOR ATTENTION: Mr N Luddy


MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR-1 TO MR-5) (2 POSTS)
(CONTRACT POSITION ENDING 31 MARCH 2015)
REFERENCE: 14/108/KZN; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S COURT: ESTCOURT
REFERENCE: 14/109/KZN; CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S COURT: NQUTU

SALARY: R141 339 + 37% = R193 634 in lieu of benefits. (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; Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; and family law matters; A valid driver’s license; Knowledge of computer literacy (experience in MS Office); Certificate reflecting these courses to be attached; Knowledge of the Maintenance Act (Act 99 of 1998).

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Numeracy Skills; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); Ability to: Work with the public in a professional and empathetic manner.

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: Perform any other administrative functions as required from time to time.

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

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 15 DECEMBER 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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