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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).

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New Vacancies/Posts

Date Published: 15 May 2015 / Closing Date: 01 Jun 2015

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AREA COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 15/VA58/NW
CENTRE: TAUNG CLUSTER

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

REQUIREMENTS: A three year Bachelor Degree in Administration (NQF Level 6) and/or National Diploma in Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; Six (6) years relevant experience of which three years should be at management level; A valid driver’s licence; Knowledge and experience of financial management, PFMA, office and district administration will serve as strong recommendations. A thorough understanding and knowledge of the department’s various branches will be an advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (verbal and written) skills; Good interpersonal relations; Computer literacy; Language Skills; Ability to operate technical equipment; Motivating skills; Organizing skills; Leadership skills; Finance Management skills; Project Management.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Develop, present and implement strategic and business plans in the area; Play a leadership role in determining and implementing departmental policies; Manage the facilities, physical resources, information and communication related to the courts; Compile, analyse and present court performance statistics and trends as required by relevant users; Develop and implement strategies towards value – added services; Lead and manage the transformation process in the designated offices; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Perform other duties as required by the Regional Director – Court Operations.

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 hand it at 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.

COURT MANAGER
RERERENCE: 54/15/WC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, BEAUFORT WEST

SALARY: R337 998 – R398 139 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 (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) 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 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 R Boonzaaier: (044) 203 6400

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ASSET & DISPOSAL MANAGEMENT. (11 MONTHS CONTRACT)
REFERENCE: 15/31/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R270 804 + 37% per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Degree/ National Diploma in Commerce, Accounting or Economics or equivalent qualification; Five (5) years working experience in the Supply Chain Management environment, with at least three (3) years’ experience on Supervisory level. Knowledge of the Supply Chain Management Framework, PFMA and Treasury Regulations; Knowledge and experience of the Asset Management Framework, BAS and Supply Chain Management Systems

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure effective control over the safekeeping, utilization and maintenance of the Departmental assets; Provide advice and guidance on assets management. Update and maintain the asset, leased register and manage the lease agreements. Reconciliate the departmental asset and leased registers against the details, values on the procurement system and financial management system. Develop and maintain the acquisition, maintenance and disposal plan for the asset department. Facilitate bar-coding, stocktaking and verification of departmental assets. Manage all leased asset term of contract and facilitates the disposal of assets; Determine a disposal strategy for redundant, obsolete and unserviceable items.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sithole  (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, 9301.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: LEASES, CONTRACTS AND BUDGET
REFERENCE: 15/165/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE (PRETORIA)

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 954 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent qualification in Built Environment; Three years relevant experience in facilities management;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication skills (verbal and writing); Negotiating and problem solving skills; Problem solving skills; Project management; Ability to interpret and apply policy; Self-driven; innovative; Computer literacy; Attention to detail;

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Prepare needs assessments for leased accommodation; Administer the tenders, contract and leases management; Manage mobile units and temporary accommodation; Manage the budgets for leases of privately owned buildings, accommodation charges on government owned buildings, municipal services, as well as operational budget.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Kooko  012 315 1164

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
Postal Address: 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: PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 15/166/CS
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 or equivalent qualification in Built Environment; Three years relevant experience in facilities management; Knowledge of the PFMA and Treasury Regulations; Knowledge of planning and asset management systems, policies and procedures.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication (written and verbal) skills; Negotiations skills and problem solving skills; Interpersonal relations; Project management skills; Ability to interpret and apply policy; Self driven and innovative; Computer literacy (MS Office); Attention to detail.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Prepare needs assessments for new buildings and additional accommodation; Manage acquisition of sites for construction projects; Plan new court buildings and additions to exist buildings; Manage accommodation in National Office and related offices; Manage the Asset (UAMP), and residential accommodation; Determine, develop, implement and maintain departmental property management policy and procedures; Oversee account payment, purchase orders, etc.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Kooko  (012) 315 1164

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 15/172/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: THOHOYANDOU

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; A valid driver’s licence.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the following Courts: Magistrates Courts, High Court, Labour Court, Constitutional Court, Land Claims Court and CCMA; Provide conveyancing and notarial services; 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; Attend to liquidation, insolvency queries, register trust and companies.

NOTE: A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.

ENQUIRIES: Mr B Sibiya  (012) 357 8650

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged 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.

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR3 – MR5)
REFERENCE: 15/167/CLO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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: An LLB Degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of South African Legal system, and legal practices with specific reference to civil litigation; Knowledge of criminal procedures and practice, Experience in providing legal support in civil matters for and against the Department; Knowledge and experience in office administration; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Planning and decision-making skills; Communication (verbal and written) skills; Interpersonal relations; Innovative and Analytical thinking.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform legal administrative duties of civil litigation matters in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Courts; Equality Courts and Magistrate’s Courts; Advise the Minister, Director – General and Chief Litigation Officer on all litigation matters affecting the Department; Represent the Department, its functionaries during consultations and liaise with and Instruct the State Attorney with regard to civil matters; Draft legal papers; Manage and deal with Departmental losses, transport claims, debt recovery on behalf of the Department; Inform the Minister, Deputy Minister, NPA, Director – General and other role players on measures taken to deal with matters on their behalf; Handle ad hoc tasks in line with instructions.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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

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

CLOSING DATE IS 01 JUNE 2015

Date Published: 08 May 2015 / Closing Date: 25 May 2015

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 15/ 33 /FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, FREE STATE

PACKAGE: R532 278 – R627 000 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 (added advantage); A valid driver’s licence.

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. Ensure implementation of security measures at Courts in consultation with the Court Managers. Promote, facilitate, and conduct security awareness and anti-fraud and corruption awareness programmes. Conduct security threats and risk audits. Develop a risk register for the Region and ensure reporting in mitigating the identified risks. Ensure compliance with MISS and Roll out of Contingency Plan and OSHA. Compliance at Sub-Offices in the Region; Ensure the safety of all Staff/ Judiciary, Prosecution and public members in the Court environment. 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, and Conduct security risk/appraisals ensuring proper implementation of recommended measures.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sithole  (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, 9301.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER
REFERENCE: 116/15EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

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

REQUIREMENTS: A relevant Bachelor’s Degree/equivalent qualification; 6 years applicable experience; 3 years working experience in Management; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organising; Facilitation skills; Customer service orientation; Effective communication; Problem analysis; Self-Management; Project Management; Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct administrative assessments of all courts; Perform regular and coordinated quality assurance assessments at the sub-offices to determine whether the work is being done according to prescripts and conforms to Departmental standards; Compile administrative quality assurance reports and findings, recommendations and conclusions of offices assessed; Report findings in accordance with the inspection manual; Attend to audit reports for the offices; Compile annual performance and statutory reports; Give training to newly appointed Court Managers / Office Managers; Ensure that departmental codified instructions are implemented; Execute misconduct investigations and reporting thereon; Preside or lead evidence on behalf of the Department when required.

NOTE: Short listed candidates may be subjected to competency assessment test

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.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 115/15EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree/equivalent qualification in Human Resource; 6 years applicable experience within Human Resources; 3 years working experience in Management (Assistant Director level); A valid driver’s licence; The following may serve as an added advantage: Experience and above in HR especially in Performance Management Development System (PMDS)

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organising; Facilitation skills; Customer service orientation; Effective communication; Problem analysis; Self-Management; Project Management Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the implementation of performance management systems; Monitor departmental performance reward budget; Monitor and evaluate performance management policy implementation; Facilitate performance management development and training programme; Provide guidelines in the utilization of performance reward budget, moderations and assessments; Manage the implementation of the Employee Assistance Programme; Manage and implement HIV, STI and TB programmes within the region; Manage relations with internal and external health and wellness stakeholders; Manage temporary incapacity leave and ill-health retirements; Manage the work flow and quality of output of sub-directorate; Respond to audit report for the sub-directorate; People and Resource management;

NOTE: Short listed candidates may be subjected to competency assessment test

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.

AREA COURT MANAGER (DEPUTY DIRECTOR)
REFERENCE: 57/15/WC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, ATLANTIS

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

REQUIREMENTS: A three year tertiary qualification (Degree) in Administration (NQF Level 6) and/or National Diploma in Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; Six (6) years relevant experience of which three years should be at management level; A valid driver’s licence; Knowledge and experience of financial management, PFMA, office and district administration will serve as strong recommendations. A thorough understanding and knowledge of the department’s various branches will be an advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (verbal and written) skills; Good interpersonal relations; Computer literacy; Language Skills; Ability to operate technical equipment; Motivating skills; Organizing skills; Leadership skills; Finance Management skills; Project Management.

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS: Develop, present and implement strategic and business plans in the area: Play a leadership role in determining and implementing departmental policies; Manage the facilities, physical resources, information and communication related to the courts; Compile, analyse and present court performance statistics and trends as required by relevant users; Develop and implement strategies towards value – added services; Lead and manage the transformation process in the designated offices; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Perform other duties as required by the Regional Director – Court Operations.

ENQUIRIES: Mr N Luddy Tel: (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application to: The Regional Head, Department of Justice, X 9171, Cape Town, 8000 OR Physical address: Plein Park Building Mezzanine floor, Plein Street, Cape Town

FOR ATTENTION: Mr N Luddy

OFFICE MANAGER
REFERENCE: 15/160/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MASTER: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate National Diploma/ Degree in Public Administration or equivalent qualification; 3 years relevant experience of which one year should have been at supervisory level; 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 licence.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide administration functions in the Masters Branch; Manage finance and procurement of goods and services of the Masters Branch; Manage documents in the Master’s Branch (filling, records, office equipment’s etc.); Manage human resources services of the Masters Branch; Direct and manage projects, implement systems and processes aimed at improving the Master’s Office; Compile monthly and quarterly statistics and submit to Chief Master’s Office; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M M Lehong (012) 315-1264

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.

COURT MANAGER (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 114/15EC CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: BUTTERWORTH
REFERENCE: 64/15/WC CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, MOSSELBAY

SALARY: R337 998 – R398 139 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 (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) 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 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.

NOTE: Short listed candidates may be subjected to competency assessment test

NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting relevant reference no

ENQUIRIES: EASTERN CAPE: Mrs. Pretorius  (043) 702 7000
ENQUIRIES: WESTERN CAPE: Mr M Cerfonteyn at Tel: (044) 802 5800

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

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

FOR ATTENTION: Mr N Luddy

CLUSTER MANAGER (INTERPRETING) (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/39/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, PHUTHADITJABA AND BETHLEHEM

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

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 5; 10 years experience should be at interpreting of which 5 years at supervisory level; Proficiency in 2 or more indigenous languages and English, A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communications skills (verbal and written); Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time Management; Computer literacy (MS Office); Analytical thinking. Problem solving; Planning and Organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure; Art of interpreting.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the Cluster legal interpreting and language services. Manage the legal interpreting and language services Stakeholder relation in the cluster. Manage training and developing court interpreting. Manage operational efficiency of language services and compliance of the code of conduct in the cluster: Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. N. Sithole  (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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCE
REFERENCE 61/15/WC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, CAPE TOWN

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Financial Degree or Diploma on NQF level ; At least three (3) years management experience in the field of Finance, Administration and Human Resource Management; Knowledge and understanding of Public Service Finance Management Act, Public Service Regulations; Knowledge and understanding of Government processes relating to procurement of assets; A valid driver’s licence will be added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES; Public Service Regulations, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions, Financial Delegations, Financial Procedure Manuals and Labour Relations; Skills Description: Computer literacy, Good verbal and written communication skills, Accounting, Analytical, Good human relations, Ability to work under pressure, Ability to manage conflict situations effectively, Presentation skills, Finance Management, Supervisory Capability, Planning, Organising and Control and Customer Service; Personal Attributes Description: Understand the department and government structures, Mentors and coaches others with the ability to motivate and direct people, Problem solving and conflict management, Accuracy and attention to detail, Ability to work under pressure, independently and proactively.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Confirm availability of funds before goods and services are procured; Distribution of sundry and creditor payments advices to clerks; Ensure correct SCOA allocations are used on payment packs; Verification and authorization of BAS payment; Checking monthly document control reports; Monitor regional outstanding credits lists; Ensure all processed documents are audit compliant; Assist with costing of operational budget requirements needs of Region within actual expenditure trend; Assist and balancing of final budget allocation on BAS; Request budget/ expenditure input to quarterly reviews; Request budgetary needs of offices (Annual budget and MTEF); Identify erroneous allocations and authorize journal entries; Alert ACM to over and under expenditure trends; Monthly checking of Regional Office control reports; Follow up of regional bank exceptions; Tracing of incorrect data captured by sub offices; Follow up outstanding creditor payments directly with suppliers or sub-offices; Monitoring of private telephone debt; Complete accurate and updated reports as per prescribed timeframes; Provide training to finance functionaries in the Region; Request and monitor updates of Annexure for Annual Financial Statements; Checking of receipts with cash on hand; Confirmation of deposit on BAS; Banking and Cash Management; audit facilitator etc.

ENQUIRIES: Mr E Abdullah at Tel: (021) 462-5471

APPLICATIONS: Please forward you application to: The Regional Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag X 9171, Cape Town, 8000 OR Physical Address: Mezzanine floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street, Cape Town

FOR ATTENTION: Mr N Luddy

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 113/15EC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE, PORT ELIZABETH

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 or relevant and equivalent tertiary qualification; At least three years’ managerial or supervisory experience. The following will serve as a strong recommendation: 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: Develop and Implement an Operational Plan for Civil and Family Courts; Report on progress made regarding implementation of Operational Plan; Verify and submit statistics for Civil and Family Courts; Provide Case tracking and Case flow management services in the Civil and Family Courts; Provide support services to Judiciary in the Civil and Family Courts Section; Ensure customer/stakeholder relations with internal and external stakeholders; Provide Human and Financial resource management in Civil and Family courts; Manage Records in the Civil and Family courts; Facilitate and arrange Outreach programs for Civil and Family courts.

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: 117/15EC
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: MTHATHA

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 (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 IS 25 MAY 2015


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document.  A drivers license must be attached if indicated as a requirement.  A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process.  Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.