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Learner- and Internship Programme 2018/19
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) is offering internship opportunities to provide South African matriculants and graduates with the opportunity to gain workplace experience in the field that they have studied.
Dated: 16 Aug 2019/ Received for Publishing: 15 Aug 2019/ Closing Date: 02 Sep 2019
AREA COURT MANAGER (DEPUTY DIRECTOR)
REF NO: 2019/48/MP
CENTRE: EVANDER MAGISTRATE OFFICE
SALARY: R733 257 – R863 748 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS: A three year Bachelor Degree in Administration (NOF Level 6) and/or National Diploma in Service Management (NOF Level 5) plus module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; Six (6) years relevant experience of which three (3) years should be at management level; A valid driver’s license; Knowledge and experience of financial management, 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; The following will serve as recommendations: Knowledge and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of the Financial Management Act (PFMA).
DUTIES: KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage case flow management; Manage the financial resources of the office; Manage supply chain and assets services; Manage office facilities, risk and security; Manage the human resources of the office.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. SP Shabangu (013) 753 9300/44
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 STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: CAPE TOWN
SALARY: R301 452 – R847 047. (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; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa will be an added advantage; 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).
DUTIES: KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the High Courts, Magistrate’s Court, Labour Court, Land Claims Court and CCMA; Draft and/ or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collections;
ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Seerane (012) 315 1780
NOTE: 1. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
2. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.
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.
ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1
REF NO: 19/113/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: DURBAN
SALARY: R198 411 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS: An LLB degree or recognized four years legal qualification.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Case flow management; Estate duties; Trust; Dispute resolution; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving; Customer focus; Attention to detail; Computer literacy.
DUTIES: KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Administer deceased and Insolvent Estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Determine and asses estate duties in terms of the Estate Duties Act; Conduct research and draft legal documents; Render administrative function of the office
ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Lehong (012) 315 1264
NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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: ASSET MANAGEMENT (REF: 2019/41/MP)
The following note applies to the above-mentioned post advertised in this publication dated 24 July 2019 with the closing of 05 August 2019. Please note that the closing date for the above post has been extended to 26 August 2019
Enquiries: Ms NC Maseko (013) 753 9300 Ext 224
We apologize for any inconvenience caused
CLOSING DATE: 02 SEPTEMBER 2019
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.