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New Vacancies/Posts

Date Published: 30 August 2015 / Closing Date: 21 September 2015

COURT MANAGER (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 064/15/NC
CENTRE: WARRENTON MAGISTRATE OFFICE
REFERENCE: 15/VA95/NW
CENTRE: ATAMELANG MAGISTRATE COURT
REFERENCE: 15/VA96/NW
CENTRE: COLIGNY MAGISTRATE COURT
REFERENCE: 15/VA97
CENTRE: OTTOSDAL MAGISTRATE COURT

SALARY: R361 659 – R426 009 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A three (3) year qualification in Administration and /or National Diploma: Services Management (NQF Level 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or equivalent tertiary qualification; At least three (3) year’s managerial or supervisory experience; A valid EB driver’s license. The following will serve as strong Recommendation: Knowledge and experience in office and district; 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 capacities; Good communication (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 application must be made quoting the relevant reference number

ENQUIRIES: KIMBERLEY: Ms D Joseph (053) 8021300
MAHIKENG: Mr B Sibiya (018) 397 7061

APPLICATIONS: KIMBERLEY: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal 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. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

APPLICATIONS: MAHIKENG: 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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COURT INTERMEDIARY (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 2015/97/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE.
REFERENCE: 15/VA102/NW
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: NORTH WEST

SALARY: R289 761 – R341 313 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; (isiSwati, isiZulu, Tsonga, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, Afrikaans and English); Shona /any Zimbabwean language; Mozambique language will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication and empathic 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 analyse 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.

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

ENQUIRIES: NELSPRUIT: Mr MH Hlophe  (013) 753 9300/07
MAFIKENG: Mr. B Sibiya at  (018) 397 7061.

APPLICATIONS: NELSPRUIT: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR hand deliver at Nedbank Centre Building, 24 Brown Streets, 4th floor, Nelspruit, 1200.

APPLICATIONS: MAHIKENG: 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.

CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 2015/112/ MP
CENTRE: EVANDER
REFERENCE: NC/067/15
CENTRE: KIMBERLEY MAGISTRATE OFFICE

SALARY: R289 761 – R341 313 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/ Grade 12 and Diploma in Court Interpreting or equivalent qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages and English; 6 year’s experience in Court Interpreting of which 3 years should be at supervisory level; A valid drivers 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; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure and Art of Interpreting

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the legal interpreting, language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the cluster; Manage both human and non-human resources of legal interpreting and language services in the cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Coordinates the interpreting and language services activities in the cluster; Manage training and development of court interpreters Manage operational efficiency of language services in the cluster; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

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

ENQUIRIES: NELSPRUIT: Mr MH Hlophe (013) 753 9300/07
ENQUIRIES: KIMBERLEY: Ms C. Mashibini  (053) 802 1300

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

APPLICATIONS: KIMBERLEY: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal 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. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS: (THE POST IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT; CANDIDATES WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY)
REFERENCE: 057/15/NC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: KIMBERLEY

SALARY: R289 761 – R341 313 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree/National Diploma in Commerce, Accounting or Economics or equivalent qualifications; A minimum of 3 years working experience in a financial accounting/management environment of which 1 year should be at junior/middle management level; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations; Knowledge and experience of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and its Third Party Funds functions and services; Experience on the Justice Deposit Account System (JDAS), Justice Management Information Systems (JMIS); Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, accrual accounting as well as modified cash and cash accounting; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organizing, Problem solving skills, Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; Computer literacy (MS Office), Communication skills (verbal and written), Assertiveness, Accuracy and attention to detail; Project management skills; Presentation skills; Sound interpersonal relations; Investigation and analytical skills; Knowledge and experience of Third Party Funds functions and services will be an added advantage.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure effective management of staff, Report and liaise with Court and Office Managers on all TPF related matters, Assist with training on EFT decentralization, ICMS TPF: Implementation and act as a System Manager/Administrator on decentralized Internet Banking, Provide TPF AFS project support and implementation thereof, Check documentation for the write-off irrecoverable deferred fines, Monthly consolidate TPF information, Assist with TPF Audit readiness and facilitation, Provide inputs on any improvements in financial systems, processes and procedures, Perform other ad-hoc function as required

ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Trerise (053) 8021300

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to Postal 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. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: MR3- MR5: PAIA & INTERCEPTION
REFERENCE: 15/258/AIR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R195 945 – R708 765 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Sound knowledge of South African Legal system; An in-depth knowledge of Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act no 2 of 2000) and its application; Experience in the field of Constitutional and human rights will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Research skills; Legal interpretation; Legal drafting skills; Investigation; People management; Negotiations skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Process application for access to information made in terms of Act (PAIA); Conduct research and write reports; Conduct training and public awareness campaigns on the Act; Liaise with the internal and external stakeholders on matters relating to the Act and monitor compliance;
Keep the Directorates abreast of new developments regarding the Act

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Motsieloa  (012) 315 1351

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
Postal address: The Director-General: 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 21 SEPTEMBER 2015

Date Published: 23 August 2015 / Closing Date: 14 September 2015

IT TESTER / QUALITY ASSURER
(CONTRACT ENDING SEPTEMBER 2018)
REFERENCE: 15/264/ISM
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R569 538 – R670 890 per annum (All Inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/Degree in Information Systems/Technology/Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent qualification at NQF6; Minimum 5 years software testing experience; Software testing certifications will be an added advantage; Tests Analysis experience will be an added advantage; Good practical understanding of software testing methodologies; Understanding of workflow solution testing experience will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication (written and verbal) skills; Collaborative and excellent people skills; Creative and analytical; Ability to work independently and under pressure; Committed, flexible and reliable; Attention to detail; High degree of accuracy; Proactive and innovative.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure the quality of existing or new IT solutions in accordance with the business requirements, functional and non-functional requirements; Contribute to the development and monitoring of the testing methodology, standards, policies and procedures; Compile test plans, test cases and test summary reports; Design formal and structured test cases to ensure that the business processes as well as the required system functionality are thoroughly tested; Execute the manual and automated tests and log all defects; Perform the required defect tracking and management thereof; Perform user acceptance testing with system users and suggest improvements to internally developed software applications; Contribute to the development, quality control and delivery of end user training material; Work closely with business users, business analysts, designers, developers, vendors, as part of projects.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei  (012) 315 1436

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.

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY LP5 - LP6
REFERENCE: 15/263/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R392 739 – R926 586 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 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; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of various clients; Maintain all records of work performed and provide statistics; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection; Provide coveyancing notarial services, queries and attend to liquidation; 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.

DEPUTY MASTER MR-6
REFERENCE: 15/257/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PRETORIA

SALARY: R364 566 – R886 107 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 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; 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; Mediate and conciliate disputes by advising on the outcome of its resolution.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Lehong  (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 Street, Pretoria.

SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR-6)
REFERENCE: 15/36/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R364 566 – R886 107 138 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 8 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and legal interpretation will be an advantage; Knowledge of the South African legal system;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication and Interpersonal Relations; Innovative and Analytical thinking; Planning and Organizational skills; Financial management; Research and report writing skills; Project management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop plans and strategic intervention related to the implementation of relevant legislation; Coordinate and liaise with relevant stakeholders/role-players on the effective implementation of legal framework related to TRC Unit matters; Develop legal documents, memoranda, reports and government notices; Monitor and evaluate reports related to the implementation of the TRC legislation; Draft legal research documents and submit strategic recommendations on appropriate interventions relevant stakeholders/role-players in respect of effective implementation of the relevant legislation; Render victim support services in respect of implementation of the TRC recommendations relating to medical benefits and other forms of social assistance.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Kooko  (012) 315 1164

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 (5 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 223/15EC (RE ADVERTISEMENT)
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: BUTTERWORTH
REFERENCE: 224/15EC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: NQAMAKWE
REFERENCE: 98/15/LMP.
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE PRAKTISEER (1), DZANANI (1) AND THABAZIMBI (1)

SALARY: R361 659 - R426 009 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement)

REQUIREMENTS: A three (3) year Bachelor’s Degree in Administration/ National Diploma Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or relevant and equivalent tertiary qualification; At least 3 years’ managerial or supervisory experience; A valid driver’s licence; Short listed candidates may be subject to competency assessment test.
The following serve as a strong recommendation: Knowledge and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of the financial management and PFMA; Experience in managing Trust (Third Party Funds) and Vote Account; Experience in the Court environment will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Ability to supervise staff; Computer literacy

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate and manage the financial (Vote and Trust Account) resources of the office; Coordinate and manage the human resources of the office; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Management of Security; Implement the department policies at the courts; Compile and analyze court statistics to show performance and trends; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop and implement customer service improvements strategies; Lead and manage the transformation of the office.

ENQUIRIES: EASTERN CAPE: Mrs. Pretorius  043 702 7000
LIMPOPO: Ms Mongalo MP.(015) 287 2082 or
Mr Maakamedi TP. (015) 287 2026

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

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

APPLICATIONS: LIMPOPO: 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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COURT INTERMEDIARY
REFERENCE: 222/15EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

SALARY: R289 761 – R350 025 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 empathic 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: ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (SERVICE STANDARDS)
REFERENCE: 91/15/LMP.
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, POLOKWANE

SALARY: R289 761 – R350 025 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A relevant 3 year Degree/ National Diploma; At least three years in Human Resources Management environment of which 1 year should be in Batho - Pele Programmes; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Creative analytical thinking; Planning, organizing and presentation skills; Problem solving skills; Ability to maintain confidentiality; The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Computer literacy (MS Office); Report writing; Communication skills(verbal and written) and assertiveness; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and enhance compliance to Batho Pele Principles, values and ethics of the department and to provide status reports; Ensure implementation and compliance to departmental service standards charter; Facilitate service delivery improvement plans; Liaise with relevant stakeholders on all service delivery matters and outreach programmes; Co-ordinate the departmental excellence awards programme.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Chauke MD (015) 287 2039

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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION
REFERENCE: 90/15/LMP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, LIMPOPO

SALARY: R289 761 – R350 025 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A three year post Matric qualification in Human Resources Management; At least three years’ experience in Human Resource Management field of which 1 year must be at supervisory level; Successful completion of PERSAL training (Persal Certificates to be attached); Knowledge and application of the following legislatory framework: Public Service Regulations, Public Service Act, HR Prescripts; A valid driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management environment; Ability to manage resources; Knowledge of policies/ implementation strategies; Knowledge of the Persal system; Knowledge of Human Resource Management legislation/ directives; Communication and interpersonal skills; Problem solving, computer, numeracy, literacy; analytical, influencing and motivational skills; Committed; client oriented; loyal and able to be a team leader; Good planning and organising skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and co-ordinate human resource administration matters within the Department; Render a professional human resource management service, including conditions of service and service benefits (leave, housing, medical, injury on duty, service termination, long service recognition, overtime, relocation, pension allowances); Address human resource management enquiries to ensure the correct implementation of human resource management practices; Ensure the successful implementation of departmental/ Public Service; policies on matters related to human resource management to adhere to the relevant prescripts/ legislation; Provide inputs on the development/ amendments of human resource
management policies/ practices; Prepare and consolidate reports on personnel administration issues; Inform and guide advice to the department/ personnel on human resource administration matters to enhance the correct implementation of personnel administration practices/ policies; Provide advice on Performance Management & Development system; Co-ordinate and monitor compliance with all performance management policies and facilitate the submission of performance agreement; Manage humane resources which include, inter alia, training and development of officials, performance agreement and work allocation.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Maakamedi TP. ( (015) 287 2026
Ms. Mongalo MP. ( (015) 287 2082

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.

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (RE-ADVERTISEMENT PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE- APPLY)
REFERENCE: 15/255/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: NELSPRUIT

SALARY: R195 945 – R708 765 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 years 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 estates; 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. C. Msiza  (012) 315- 4754

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 14 SEPTEMBER 2015

Date Published: 09 August 2015 / Closing Date: 31 August 2015

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS:
REFERENCE: 143/15/WC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, CAPE TOWN

PACKAGE: R569 538 – R670 890 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree/National Diploma in Financial Management or equivalent qualification; A minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment, of which a minimum of three (3) years should be at junior/middle management level; A sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and National Treas¬ury Regulations; Extensive knowledge of the Depart¬ment of Justice and Constitutional Development and it’s Third Party Functions and services will be an advantage; Knowledge of Third Party Functions (TPF) system and a recognized accounting software package will be an advantage; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, trust Account; A valid driv¬er’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic management abilities; Communication (verbal and written); Supervisory/management; Project and finan¬cial management; Financial management; Planning and organizing (including time management); Pres¬entation and facilitation skills; Diversity management; Computer literacy (MS Office); Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage financial operations of Third Party Funds; Manage, monitor and support Regions on Third Party Fund mat¬ters; Provide Training and on-site support to trainees within the Region on monthly monitoring and report¬ing of TPF’s, Justice Deposit Account System (JDSA) and compilation and consolidation of Regional Annual Financial Statements; Assist in the General Manage¬ment of the Directorate: TPF: Financial Operations with any adhoc duties and financial statement; Pro¬vide effective people management; Monitor and suppport Regional TPF teams; Assist in the compilation of TPF Financial Statements; TPF Audit facilitation and verification of management comments; Provide inputs on any improvements in financial systems, processes and procedures.

ENQUIRIES: Mr L Loxton at Tel: (021) 462 54 71

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your 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

COURT MANAGER
REFERENCE: 141/15/WC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE, WORCESTER

SALARY: R361 659 - R426 009 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement)

REQUIREMENTS: A three (3) year Bachelor’s Degree in Administration/ National Diploma Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or relevant and equivalent tertiary qualification; At least 3 years’ managerial or supervisory experience; A valid driver’s licence; Short listed candidates may be subject to competency assessment test.

The following serve as a strong recommendation: Knowledge and experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of the financial management and PFMA; Experience in managing Trust (Third Party Funds) and Vote Account; Experience in the Court environment will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Ability to supervise staff; Computer literacy

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate and manage the financial (Vote and Trust Account) resources of the office; Coordinate and manage the human resources of the office; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Management of Security; Implement the department policies at the courts; Compile and analyze court statistics to show performance and trends; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop and implement customer service improvements strategies; Lead and manage the transformation of the office.

ENQUIRIES: Mr R Myburg Tel: (021) 342 2325

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

CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REFERENCE: 142/15/WC
CENTRES: MAGISTRATE OFFICES; ATLANTIS CLUSTER (ALSO SERVING VREDENDAL CLUSTER) BELLVILLE CLUSTER (ALSO SERVING SOMERSET WEST CLUSTER), GEORGE CLUSTER (ALSO SERVING OUDTSHOORN CLUSTER), KHAYELITSHA CLUSTER (ALSO SERVING MITCHELLS PLAIN CLUSTER) AND PAARL CLUSTER (ALSO SERVING WORCESTER CLUSTER)

SALARY: R289 761 – R341 313 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement).

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/ Grade 12 and relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 6 or equivalent qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages and English; Six years experience in interpreting of which three (3) years at supervisory level; Driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills; Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time management; Computer literacy; Analytic thinking; Problem solving; Planning and organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the legal interpreting, language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the cluster; Manage both human and non-human resources of legal interpreting and language services in the cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Coordinates the interpreting and language services activities in the cluster; Manage training and development of court interpreters Manage operational efficiency of language services in the cluster; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Mr J January Tel. (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS: The Regional Head, Private Bag x 9171, Cape Town 8000 OR Physical address: Plein Park Building, Mezzanine floor, Plein Street, Cape Town.

FOR ATTENTION: Mr N Luddy

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COURT INTERMEDIARY
REFERENCE: 140/15/WC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R289 761 – R350 025 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 counselling, child care and youth development, pediatrics, psychiatry, clinical counselling, 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 (English, Afrikaans and IsiXhosa).

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication and empathic listening skills (with children, persons with mental disabilities and other traumatized witnesses) Trauma and basic counselling 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 analyse 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: Mr N Luddy Tel: (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your 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 M Ketelo

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REFERENCE: 15/243/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: GRAHAMSTOWN

SALARY: R195 945 – R708 765 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 years 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. C. Msiza  (012) 315- 4754

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.

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (04 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 15/244/MAS: PIETERMARITZBURG
REFERENCE: 15/250/MAS: JOHANNESBURG
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PIETERMARITZBURG (02) & JOHANNESBURG (02)

SALARY: R151 233 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance

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.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Administer deceased and Insolvent Estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Render professional service to clients in line with the service level agreements; Identify and report opportunities or problems that may impact on service level agreements or effectiveness of operations to the Assistant Master; Provide effective people management; Prepare all monthly management and court reports in the prescribed formats.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko  (012) 315 1996 & Mr. C. Msiza ( (012) 315 4754

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 31 AUGUST 2015

Date Published: 02 Aug 2015 / Closing Date: 01 Sep 2015

VACANT SHERIFF OFFICES COUNTRYWIDE

Suitably qualified and fit and proper persons are invited to apply for the vacant offices of the sheriffs in the high and lower courts in various areas.
Follow this link to view the full advertisement.

Applications must be submitted on Form 1 (J743- Eng / Afr) obtainable from the following websites: www.justice.gov.za and www.sheriffs.org.za.

Enquiries: Ms Joy van der Heyde (021) 462 5471 jvanderheyde@justice.gov.za

Closing date: 01 September 2015

IMPORTANT NOTE:
All applications for the vacant sheriff office of Oberholzer in Gauteng must be addressed to: Mr Gideon Monyemorathoe, Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 or 94 Pritchard Street, Johannesburg, 2001 (gmonyemorathoe@justice.gov.za)


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.