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New Vacancies/Posts

Date Published: 17 Jul 2016/ Closing Date: 08 Aug 2016

COURT MANAGER (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 16/94/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, HARRISMITH (1) AND FICKSBURG (1)

SALARY: R389 145 – R458 385 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

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

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

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

ENQUIRIES: Ms. NN Sithole  (051) 407 1800.

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, Bloemfontein, 930O or Physical Address: 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 16/183/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: EAST LONDON

SALARY: R247 236 – R637 860. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal/litigation experience; 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; 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: Ms K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

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.

SOCIAL WORKER/ FAMILY COUNSELLOR (GRADE 1)
REFERENCE: 153/16/FA/WC
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, WORCESTER

SALARY: R211 263 – R244 908 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification which allows for professional registration with the SACSSP; Appropriate experience in social work after registration with SACSSP; Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Court Experience in Evidence; 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 drivers’ 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 and Service certificates of appropriate experience in Social work after registration as Social Worker with SACSSP.

ENQUIRIES: Advocate N Britz Tel: (023) 347 1238

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 M Ketelo

MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR1 – MR4)-(8 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 16/141/KZN
CENTRES: MAGISTRATE COURTS ; CHATSWORTH(1); EMLAZI (2)- TO ALSO SERVE SCOTTSBURGH AND UMBUMBULU; EMPANGENI (1)- TO ALSO SERVE OTHER COURTS WITHIN EMPANGENI CLUSTER; HOWICK(1); MADADENI (1); NQUTU(1)- TO ALSO SERVE OTHER COURTS WITHIN NQUTU CLUSTER;VERULAM(1)

SALARY: R162 726 – R291 249 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 recognised legal qualification; Appropriate post qualification legal experience; Extensive knowledge and understanding of the maintenance system and family law matters; Knowledge of the Maintenance Act (Act 99 of 1998); A valid driver’s licence.

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; Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language; Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills; Think innovatively and work in pressured environment;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Obtain financial; information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide Maintenance in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench orders; Any other administrative functions as required from time to time; implement applications for future maintenance and reciprocal maintenance; implement the direct payment project.

NOTE: Separate applications must be made and quoting each center

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

APPLICATIONS: Quote 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

CLOSING DATE IS 08 AUGUST 2016

Date Published: 10 Jul 2016/ Closing Date: 01 Aug 2016

SENIOR FAMILY ADVOCATE - LP9
REFERENCE: 136/16EC
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: MTHATHA

PACKAGE: R821 562 – R1 284 192 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; At least eight (8) years appropriate post qualification litigation experience; Admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Proven track record of previous managerial experience will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s licence

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: litigation, advocacy, legal research and drafting dispute resolution and case flow management, Good communication (both verbal and writing); Operations Analytical thinking; Information Management; Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure effective and efficient institutional performance of the relevant Office of the Family Advocate; Manage and ensure effective and efficient service delivery at the various service points Manage performance, Conduct advanced enquiries, training, mentoring and coaching of all occupational classes in the office; Identification and implementation of Risk Management Plan.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs. L Pretorius  043 7027000

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

FAMILY ADVOCATE LP 7
REFERENCE: 16/90/FS
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: BLOEMFONTEIN

PACKAGE: R637 860 – R687 150 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or recognized four years Legal qualification. At least five (5) years appropriate post qualification/litigation experience. Admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation, advocacy, legal research and drafting dispute resolution and case flow management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform all functions and duties of the Office of the Family Advocate in accordance with relevant legislation; Endorse Settlement Agreements or commenting thereon; Institute enquiries to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of ADRS procedure and evaluation. Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so; attend to relevant Circuit Courts within Free State Province.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. NN Sithole  (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, 9301.

SOCIAL WORK MANAGER
REFERENCE NR: 96/14/NC
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, KIMBERLEY

PACKAGE: R664 332 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; Registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP); 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 services, profession and other relevant policies, procedures and related programmes, including norms and national uniform standards; Co-ordinate 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.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P. Molokwane  (053) 833 1019

APPLICATIONS: 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. Applicants who apply with duplicate copies of certified copies of qualifications, fax or e-mailed applications will not be considered.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: QUALITY ASSURANCE
REFERENCE: 145/16/WC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, CAPE TOWN

PACKAGE: R612 822 – R721 878 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor Degree or three (3) year National Diploma in Public Administration or Equivalent qualification; Three (3) years management experience or supervisory experience; Three (3) years’ experience in office and district administration; A valid driver’s license; Skills and Competencies: Job knowledge; Planning and execution; Reliability; taking Initiative; interpersonal relationships.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Promote efficient work performance, service delivery,; Regular and co – ordinated administrative assessment of all court houses and when requested, regular and coordinated quality assurance assessments at the sub – offices to determine whether the work is being done according to legislation and the prescripts of the Departmental codes; Implement Ad hoc services; Training, mentoring and coaching Assessment of physical resources; Misconduct and maladministration investigations; Provide effective people management.
NOTE: The closing date for this specific post is the 25 July 2016

ENQUIRIES: Mr. N Luddy Tel. 021 462 5471
APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application to: The Regional Head: Private Bag x 9171 Cape Town 8000 or physical address: Mezzanine floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street Cape Town

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AREA COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 16/132/KZN
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT, PIETERMARITZBURG

PACKAGE: R612 822 – R721 878 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A three year Bachelor’s Degree in Administration (NQF Level 6) and/or a National Diploma in Services Management (NQF Level 5) plus module in Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; 6 year’s relevant experience of which three (3) years should be at management level; A valid driver’s licence. Knowledge and experience of financial management Act (PFMA); office and district administration will serve as strong recommendation.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Strong leadership skills; Strategic capabilities;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate and manage financial and human resources of offices, strategic and business planning processes as well as the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Play a leadership role in determining and implementing departmental policies at court level; 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 improvement strategies; Facilitate strategic projects intended to improve court management.

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 54372, DURBAN, 4000 or physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 16/133/KZN
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: INGWAVUMA

SALARY: R389 145 – R458 385 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

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

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

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

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 54372, DURBAN, 4000 or Physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 16/134/KZN; CENTRE: LADYSMITH CLUSTER
REFERENCE: 16/139/KZN; CENTRE: EMPANGENI CLUSTER
REFERENCE: 16/92/FS; CENTRE: BETHLEHEM AND WELKOM

SALARY: R311 784 – R367 254 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three year financial management Degree/National Diploma or equivalent qualification and applicable experience in the finance field; At least three years’ experience in a financial environment; Knowledge of the BAS accounting software, JDAS PERSAL, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Budgets and Procurement, A thorough understanding and knowledge of the Department’s various branches will be an advantage; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Proven managerial, verbal and written communication skills as well as ability to maintain good interpersonal relations; Ability to work under pressure and overtime, if required; A thorough understanding and knowledge of the Department’s branches will be an added advantage; Finance Management

KEY PERFORMANACE AREAS: Identify financial problems and risks by compliance assessments and report findings to the Court Manager, Area Court Manager and the Regional Finance Manager; Define and introduce financial control, procedures and methods towards sustaining a NAQ status; Identify training needs and ensure that capacity building is in line with identified needs; Facilitate financial capacity building interventions; Identify financial problems and risks at the courts within the cluster; Monitor and render support with cluster’s monthly reconciliation of third party funds; Monitor audit recommendations and action plan to ensure compliance; Monitor and support courts with budget formulation, allocation, executing and reporting; Monitor and report on effective supply chain and asset management processes within the cluster.

ENQUIRIES: KWAZULU-NATAL: Mr J.N. Mdaka  (031) 372 3000
ENQUIRIES: FREE STATE: Ms NN Sithole  (051) 407 1800

NOTE: Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference number

APPLICATIONS: KWAZULU-NATAL: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 54372, DURBAN, 4000 or physical Address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

APPLICATIONS: FREE STATE: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resources: The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X20578, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300.
OR Physical address: Application Box, 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9301

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COURT INTERMEDIARY
REFERENCE: 137/16EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON; SERVICE POINT: MAGISTRATE: MTHATHA (Responsible for the Following Clusters: Mthatha; Bizana; Lusikisiki; Lady Frere)

SALARY: R311 784 - R367 254 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three year Bachelor Degree/ National Diploma academic qualification in one of the following fields; teaching, social work/ family counseling, child care and youth development, pediatrics, psychiatry, clinical counseling, educational psychologist; Applicants must be duly registered with the relevant professional/ scientific organization/body in their field of specialization; Five (5) years’ experience in intermediary services of which three (3) years should be at supervisory level; Experience in working with different types of disabilities, exposure to court procedure, court etiquette, legal terms and terminology and functions of courts will be added advantages; Knowledge of the relevant legal and regulatory framework (Constitution of RSA, 1996; Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No 51 of 1977), particularly sections 153, 158 and 170A of the Act; Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007); Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005); Domestic Violence Act (Act No 116 of 1998); Be fluent in the predominant language(s) of the jurisdictional area of the court;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication and listening skills (with children, persons with mental disabilities and other traumatized witnesses); Trauma and basic counseling skills; interpersonal skills; Customer focus and responsiveness; Administrative skills; Computer literacy (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel); Problem solving and decision making skills

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and coordinate intermediary services in the cluster; Manage, consolidate and analyze intermediary service information, statistics and reporting; Facilitate and coordinate training and development of court intermediaries; Monitor maintenance of equipment in courts at testifying rooms and its related resources; Provide effective people management.

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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ASSET MANAGEMENT (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REFERENCE: 2016/83Con/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, NELSPRUIT

SALARY: R311 784 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three years National Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Management/Auditing/Accounting or relevant fields; At least 3 years working experience in Asset Management environment of which 1 year supervisory experience; Proven experience in working on projects will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Good Communication skills (verbal and written); Good Interpersonal relations; Planning and organization; Ability to work under pressure; Ability to meet deadlines and Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop and monitor the asset management project plan; Provide advice, guidance on asset management and determine a strategy for redundant, obsolete and unserviceable items; Provide asset management services & administer movable/ immovable assets; Develop/maintain/facilitate implementation of comprehensive Asset Management Strategy and manage Service Level Agreements; Manage Losses and Disposal of redundant and obsolete assets as well as accounting of the asset management module; Reconcile the asset clearing account and consolidation of the monthly reconciliation of regional office reports; Runn depreciation of the assets in the system and posting of depreciation journals including closure of the module; Manage and maintain the regions asset register; Ensure performance of monthly spot checks and management of movements of assets; Plan and organise the resources of the unit; Assist in the development and management of the budget for the Unit; Provide internal control services; .

ENQUIRIES: Mr MH Hlophe  013-753 9300 Ext 207

NOTE: PWD/ African Male/ Female followed by Coloured Male or Female
respectively.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Ned bank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 50/16/LMP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, LIMPOPO

SALARY: R 311 784 – R367 254 Per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three year National Diploma/degree or equivalent qualification; Three years supervisory/management experience; Three years facilities and Auxiliary services experience; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Project Management; Good Financial Management skills; Strong communications skills with the ability to motivate and direct people; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Team oriented and results driven; Interpersonal relations and customer orientation; Creative and analytical; Problem solving and conflict management; Continual learning and information search; Accuracy and attention to detail; People Management skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assist with the management and co-ordinate planning for Capital Works and Maintenance of infrastructure; Liaise with the Department of Public Works (DPW) on Capital Works and upgrading of infrastructure; Liaise with Area/Court Managers and Facilities Co-coordinators on additional infrastructure requirements and maintenance requirements; Assist with the implementation of OHS Act as well as physical security upgrade; Assist with development of asset management strategy and compilation of plans; Assist with the development of maintenance strategy and compilation of reports; Assist with development and management of the implementation of norms and standards.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Maakamedi TP. ( (015) 287 2026
Ms. Phalane MR. ( (015) 287 2036

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.
Manyaja PM.  015 287 2034

SOCIAL WORKER / FAMILY COUNSELOR GRADE 1- 4
REFERENCE: 16/85/FS
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R211 263 – R481 155 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Degree in Social Work; Registration with the South African Council for Social Services Professions (SACSSP); Appropriate experience in Social Work after registration with the SACSSP; Knowledge and experience in Mediations; Knowledge and applications of Family Law, including inter alia Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act; Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act including Hague Convention on International Child Abduction; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Good communication skills, both verbal and in writing; Investigation and Report writing skills with attention to detail; Diversity and Conflict Management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct mediation and or investigations 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 regarding the best interest of children in Family Law disputes; Travel to town townships and rural areas to conduct investigations and interview parties / source references 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.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sithole  (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your applications to: The Regional Head, Private Bag
X 0578, Bloemfontein,9300 or hand deliver 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9301

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR3 – MR5)
REFERENCE: 16/182/CLO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R210 837 – R762 630 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; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Report-writing and analytical skills; Good planning and decision-making skills; Computer literacy; Planning and decision-making skills; Communication (verbal and written) skills; Ability to work independently and in a team and to take responsibility; Good interpersonal skills.

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: Ms 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

REGISTRAR (MR 1- MR 5)
REFERENCE: 16/89/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R162 726 – R762 630 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 four year recognized legal qualification; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Numerical skills; Office management; Planning and organization skills; Communication (written & verbal); Computer literacy (MS Office); Ability to interpret acts and regulations.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate Case Flow Management Support Services to the Judiciary and Prosecution at regional level; Co-ordinate all processes that initiate court proceedings; Compile and submit monthly reports on the civil statistics and Performance of the office of the Regional Court President and DOJ & CD; Coordinate and liaise with the Office of the Regional Magistrates on civil related matters; Facilitate court sittings consideration of judgements by default and taxation of attorney’s unopposed and opposed bills of cost. Manage Appeals; Reviews and Applications for request for Access to information, Court Records and all relevant registers; Authenticate signatures of legal practitioners, notaries, sworn; Provide translators and conveyances; Provide training and guidance to assistant registrars at civil seats in Regional Division; Supervise and manage the performance of Assistant Registrars in Regional Division.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sithole  (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your applications to: The Regional Head, Private Bag
X 20578, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9301

CLOSING DATE IS 01 AUGUST 2016

Date Published: 05 Jul 2016/ Closing Date: 25 Jul 2016

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: GUARDIAN’S FUND
REFERENCE: 16/181/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R612 822 – R721 878 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Financial Management/Accounting or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment, of which a minimum of 3 years must be at junior/middle management level; Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and National Treasury Regulations; Knowledge of Trust Accounting and GRAP Accounting; Knowledge and working experience on a recognized accounting software package will be an advantage; Extensive knowledge of Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and its Third Party Fund – GF functions and services will serve as a recommendation; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Financial Management; Project Management; Assertiveness; Advance spread sheet skill; Strategic Management abilities; Sound analytical, statistical and problem solving; Computer literacy; Communication skills; Planning and organizing skills; Conflict and conflict resolution skills; Accuracy and attention to details.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage monthly, quarterly, interim and Annual Financial Statements in respect of the Guardian’s Fund; Develop and maintain (GF) financial administrative and accounting system; Manage comments on audit findings, and manage audit action plans; Manage administrative duties and project support; Develop and maintain strategies, policies and procedures; Establish and maintain effective, efficient and transparent systems of financial, risk management as well as internal control; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei  (012) 315 1436

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.

IT CONTRACT SPECIALIST (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT ENDING SEPTEMBER 2018)
REFERENCE: 16/179/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R612 822– R721 878 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/Degree in Supply Chain Management, Financial Management or Business Management (with strong emphasis on Contract Law) at NQF6; 4 years working experience in the Contract Management environment; 3 years demonstrated experience in post-tender contracting including service level agreements; Knowledge of Government Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Management regulatory framework; Knowledge of PFMA and relevant prescripts will be an added advantage; Management or Administration in the ICT environment as well as legal background and working exposure will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (verbal and written) skills; Contract and SLA drafting skills; Strong negotiation skills; Collaborative and excellent people skills; Attention to detail and accuracy; Proactive and innovative skills; Ability to work independently and under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop a sound contracting environment for all post-tender phases from contract awarding, negotiations and dispute resolution to imposing penalties for non-performance; Manage contract renewal cycles through early warning systems to ensure implementation of timeous contract renewal processes; Coordinate the preparation and reviewing of SLA and ITC business contracts between service providers in line SCM process; Participate in the drafting of Tender Specifications, ensure conformance and compliance to relevant tender structuring and implementation methods e.g. penalty structuring; Develop and implement ICT Contract Management Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) and Templates; Ensure consistent application of SCM and Legal Contracting processes Analyse tender specifications, bids and proposals to ensure sound and legally binding engagements with service providers; Provide administrative support and manage procurement process; Participate in the formation and the facilitation of non-performance tribunal structures.

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

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.

SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR : INTERNAL AUDIT
REFERENCE: 16/180/IA
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R311 784 – R376 626 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 1 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 inputs 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; Coach, lead, train and develop new team members on the teammate software; Review performance, 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.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. O. Melato (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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 16/177/LD
CENTRE: SOUTH AFRICAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION: CENTURION

SALARY: R311 784 – R367 254 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 3 year Degree/ National Diploma in Public Administration or equivalent; 5 years’ experience in Administration environment; Knowledge of PFMA Act and supply chain management processes.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook); Communication skills (verbal and written); Interpersonal relations; Ability to work independently under pressure; Report writing skills; Ability to interpret and apply policies; Analytical skills; Planning and organizing.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide support to administrative processes of the South African Law Reform Commission; Manage assets within the office of the Commission; Manage finance and procurement of goods and services; Provide effective people management.

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

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: PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 16/178/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R311 784 – R367 254 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: 3 years 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 Department; Develop, implement and maintain the performance management system in the Department; Monitor performance management system in the Department; Collect performance management statistics and maintain the database.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N. Joseph  (012) 355 8646

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 IS 25 JULY 2016


NOTE: Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83& CV must be accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s licence must be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV.

The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where drivers licence is a requirement. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.