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Date Published: 26 Jun 2016/ Closing Date: 18 Jul 2016

DIRECTOR: COURT OPERATIONS
REFERENCE: 140/16/WC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, WESTERN CAPE

PACKAGE: R864 177 – R1 017 972 per annum (All inclusive). (Candidates who previously applied need not re-apply). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA; At least six to ten years’ experience of which five (5) years must be at middle/ senior managerial level; Experience in Court management will be an added advantage; Knowledge and understanding of the work of the Departments within the JCPS; Knowledge of legislation, prescripts and Frameworks of the Public Service; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capabilities; Performance Management; Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and MS PowerPoint, MS Project); Analytical thinking; Problem solving and decision making; Project management, Research and Development; Knowledge Management; Change management; Financial management; Strategic leadership
capabilities.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage court operations, case flow and administrative support; Manage efficient language and interpreting services for all courts in the Region; Manage court facilities in the Region; Manage security service and monitor risk areas at courts environment; Manage quality assurance and auxiliary services in the Region; Manage court stakeholders and customer relations; Manage effective utilization of resources in the Directorate.

NOTE: Preference will be given to women and people with disability.

ENQUIRIES: Adv H Mohamed 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

FOR ATTENTION: Ms L Arenz

FAMILY ADVOCATE; LP7 – LP8
REFERENCE: 2016/129/GP
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: JOHANNESBURG

PACKAGE: R637 860 – R1 058 196 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; Admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification, litigation experience; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate; Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereon; Institute enquires to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of ADR procedures and evaluation; Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so; Attend to relevant circuit courts within the provinces.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Raadt (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 6, JOHANNESBURG, 2000 OR Physical Address: 7th floor; Regional Office – Gauteng; Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Schreiner Chambers; Cnr. Pritchard and Kruis Street; Johannesburg; 2000

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS: OPERATIONS
REFERENCE: 16/73/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Financial related Degree / National Diploma in Financial environment. A minimum of three years relevant experience in a Financial Accounting / Management environment, of which one year must be at a supervisory level; Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act (PFMA) and National Treasury Regulation; Knowledge of the Department and Third Party Funds and service will serve as a recommendation; Experience in Third Party Funds administration at National, Regional or court level; Experience in bank and cashbook reconciliations. Advanced spreadsheet skills (may be tested). Experience on the Justice Deposit Account System (JDAS). Justice Management Information System (JMIS) and advanced spread sheet skills.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication (Written and verbal) skills. Planning and organizing skills; Ability to work under pressure and be self motivated; Accurate and attention to details; A valid driver’s licence.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure effective management of staff and report all TPF related matters. Complete accurate Interim/ Annual Financial Statements for all courts within the Province; Assist in the TPF Audit facilitation Train, assist and support the Region with the implementation of new TPF system. Assist the Region with the implementation of EFT decentralization as per Regional roll out plan; Assist with National TPF projects as and when requested.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your applications to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT RE-ADVERTISEMENT (Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be considered)
REFERENCE: 2016/127/GP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, GAUTENG

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

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma or degree in Risk and Security Management or equivalent qualification; Fire fighting and prevention certificate; 3 years experience of supervisory or management in Security and Risk Management; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication skills ( verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Word and Excel); Project management skills; Presentation skills; Ability to work under pressure; Administrative and organizational skills; Sound interpersonal relations; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assist in the management of the total court security functions within the Region; Manage contracts and direct security personnel; Coordinate Occupational Health and Safety matters within the Region; Identify all risks and threats to the security of the institution; Conduct security assessments, audits and recommend measures necessary for improvement; Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of security measures, procedures and conduct security awareness as well as training to all officials; Liaise with SSA, SAPS and other security stakeholders in respect of investigation of security breaches, leakages of information and other suspected incidents of security; Ensure proper administration and vetting of applicants; Draft annual Action and Business Plans for the component; Direct and manage the tender process of contracts; manage the budget in accordance with the regulations and procedures defined in the PFMA.

ENQUIRIES: Mr T Modise  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: he Regional Head, Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 OR Physical address: 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, COURT INTERMEDIARY (This post is a re- advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
REFERENCE NR: 080/15NC
CENTRE: KIMBERLEY REGIONAL OFFICE

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; A valid driver’s licence.

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.

ENQUIRIES: Ms D. Kistoo  (053) 802 1300

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.

SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR (FAMILY COUNSELLOR SUPERVISOR)
REFERENCE: 2016/109/GP
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R318 102 – R591 774 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work which allows for professional registration with the SACSSP as a Social Worker; A minimum of 7 years appropriate experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; Social work supervisory experience will be an added advantage; Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Court experience in evidence, knowledge and application of family law, including mediation in certain divorce matters Act, maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act, Children’s Act( inclusive of Hague Convention on international child abduction); A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Supervisory Skills; Computer literacy(MS Office); Communication skills( verbal and written); Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Supervise the work of Family Counsellors; Provide mentoring and professional guidance to the Family Counsellors in the office; Quality assure and evaluate information, recommendations made in the best interest of children in Family Law disputes; Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multi-disciplinary team in matters relating to parental responsibilities and rights, specifically but not limited to care, contact and guardianship, child abduction and related 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 township and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in the Family Law disputes, alternatively ensure that Family Counsellors are doing so; Report on the performance of the Family Counsellors in the office to the Head of Office.

NOTE: Candidates whose name appears on Part B of the child Protection Register as mandated by the Section 123 (5) of the Children’s Act, 2005 need not apply. Applicants are required to attach proof of registration with SACSSP and Service certificates of appropriate experience in Social work after registration as Social Worker with SACSSP.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Raadt (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Private Bag X 6, JOHANNESBURG, 2000 OR Physical Address: 7th floor; Regional Office – Gauteng; Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Schreiner Chambers; Cnr. Pritchard and Kruis Street; Johannesburg; 2000

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 16/169/MAS; CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: JOHANNESBURG
REFERENCE: 16/174/MAS; CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: DURBAN

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: 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; Provide leadership, direction and training to the legal professional team at the office.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko  (012) 315-1996 and Mr M Lehong  (012) 315-1264

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

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.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR-1 – MR-5), (CONTRACT POST ENDING 31 MARCH 2017)
REFERENCE: 029/16/NC (This post is a re- advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE GALESHEWE

SALARY: R162 726 – R762 630 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 appropriate four year recognized legal qualification; Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency in at least two official languages; Understanding of all services and procedures in the area of maintenance and other areas of family law; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal); Numeric skills; Communications skills; Facilitation skills; Ability to: Work with 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 pressurized environment.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench Orders.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. R. Muller  (053) 802 13000

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.

ERRATA: DIRECTOR: COURT INTERPRETING COURT SERVICES: REF: 16/65/CS
Kindly be informed that the above mentioned post advertised in this publication dated 12 June 2016, with incorrect qualification. Please note that the correct qualification is An LLB Degree at NQF level 7 or any other relevant tertiary qualification. The Department apologies for any inconvenience caused.

CLOSING DATE IS 18 JULY 2016

Date Published: 12 Jun 2016/ Closing Date: 04 Jul 2016

DIRECTOR: COURT INTERPRETING COURT SERVICES
REFERENCE: 16/65/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE; PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R864 177 – R1017 972 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree at NQF level 7 or any other relevant tertiary qualification; Proficiency in three or more indigenous languages and English; 5 years experience at a middle/senior managerial level; Extensive knowledge of court interpreting; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic capability and leadership; Programme and project management; Change management; Knowledge management; Service delivery innovation; Problem solving and analysis; People management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Formulate policies and strategies for legal interpreting and language services; Manage compliance with all applicable regulatory framework; Undertake research for the development of polies in legal interpreting and language services; Oversee the operational efficiency of the Department’s legal interpreting and language services; Develop operational plan of the Departmental legal interpreting and language services; Oversee the Evaluation and Quality Assurance of the departmental interpreting and language services; Oversee stakeholder Relations and Code of Conduct in the departmental interpreting and language services.

NOTE: Preference will be given to women and people with disability.
Candidates will be subjected to a competency based assessment

ENQUIRIES: Mr T .Rangwato (012) 315 1456

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 Street, Pretoria.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: HR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
REFERENCE: 16/157/HR
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: Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Human Resource or equivalent qualification; 6 years experience in Human Resource of which 3 years should be at supervisory/ management level; Knowledge and application of legislative requirements.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal & written); Computer literacy (MS Office); Customer services orientation; Problem analysis and creative thinking; Project management and decision making; Financial management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage Departmental Skills Audits; Manage the compilation Work Skill Plan (WSP) and Annual Training programmes; Facilitate Departmental Training and Skills Programmes; Develop and maintain organizational Education Training and Development (ETD) policies; Develop and review Skills Development Programmes policies and strategies.

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Bezuidenhout at  (012) 315 1090

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X 81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First floor reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

COURT MANAGER (3 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 2016/110/GP
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE TSAKANE
REFERENCE: 16/119/KZN; (RE-ADVERTISEMENT); CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT: UMZIMKHULU
REFERENCE: 2016/48/MP
CENTRE: MIDDELBURG

SALARY: R 389 145.00 – R458 385.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) years qualification in Administration (NOF level 6) and / or National Diploma in Service 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.

SKILL AND COMPETENCIES: Strong Leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities. Good communication (verbal and written).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREARS: Co-ordinate and manage the financial and human resources of the office. Co-ordinate and manage risk and security in the court. Manage strategic and business planning processes. Manage the facility, Physical resources, information and communication related to courts. Implement the department policies at the courts. Compile and analyse court statistics to show performance 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 project intended to improve court management. Manage the communication and relations with the internal and external stake holders. Manage service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES: GAUTENG: Mr T Modise (011) 332 9000
NELSPRUIT: Mr SE Mashele (013) 753 9300/08
KWAZULU-NATAL: Mr S.C Ndwandwe  031 372 3000

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

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.

NOTE: PWD/ Coloured Female followed by Indian Female and African Male or Female respectively.
NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting 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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: QUALITY MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 16/158/CLO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R311 784 – R367 254 per annum. The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Administration/Management/Finance and Statistics; 3 years’ experience of which one year should be at supervisory level; Knowledge of Finance/Accounting, Quality, assurance, Public Sector; Human Resource ,Data Analysis and Supply Chain Management; Knowledge of experience in Basic Accounting System (BAS), PERSAL, Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI) and Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); People management skills; Computer skills; Interpersonal and report writing skills; Analytical skills; Presentation and problem solving skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and advise on performance management system, produces data and reports on performance; Liaise with other managers and staff throughout the CLO branch to ensure that Quality System is functioning properly; Ensure quality management objectives are set and the targets are achieved; Develop and maintain systems to measure performance according to establishment standards; Ensure compliance with the departmental and public service standards and legislation; Assist in preparing in implementing of strategic and operational plans; Compile and consolidate of statistical and performance report; Establish standards of services for the client department; Make sure that State Attorney Offices understand the necessary aspects of HRM and to ensure that HR policies and procedures are compliant with.

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.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 16/162/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R247 236 – R707 925. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post legal/litigation experience; A valid driver’s licence.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the High Court, Magistrate Court, Labour Court, Land Claims and CCMA; Provide conveyancing and notarial services; Draft legal documents and conduct legal research; Furnish legal advice and opinion; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection; Attend to liquidation, insolvency queries, register trust and companies.

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

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: 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.

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REFERENCE: 16/160/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: MTHATHA

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: 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.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Lehong Tel: (012) 315 1264

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

CLOSING DATE IS 04 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.