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INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2020/21
Who should apply: Unemployed South African graduates and TVET students, with a tertiary qualification in one of the above-mentioned fields of study, who has not previously participated in any internship programme and In-service training.

CLOSING DATE: 02 November 2020

New Vacancies/Posts

Published: 03 May 2021/ Received for Publishing: 03 May 2021/ Closing Date: 17 May 2021

CHIEF DIRECTOR: JUSTICE COLLEGE (HEAD OF JUSTICE COLLEGE)
REF NO: 21/121/JC
CENTRE: JUSTICE COLLEGE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package).The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate B Degree in Public Administration/Law or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA; A Master’s Degree in the above mentioned qualification will be an added advantage; 5 years must be at senior management level; 4 years experience should be in training and education environments.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capability; Programme and project management; Financial management; Networking and change management; Knowledge management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Problem solving and decision-making; People management and empowerment; Communication skills; Planning and organizing; Diversity management; Team leadership; Managing interpersonal conflict;

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage and coordinate implementation of strategic direction and corporate governance in the Component; Oversee and manage development and accreditation of education, development and training of all programmes; Oversee and manage provision and delivery of training, education and development of all programmes; Oversee and manage development and production of research, innovation and knowledge; Manage and coordinate administrative and learner support services.

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

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo (012) 357 8240

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-121-JC@justice.gov.za

CHIEF DIRECTOR: CONSTITUTIONAL IMPLEMENTATION
REF NO: 21/118/CD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package).The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA in law or LLB Degree in Public Law; International Law and Human Rights qualification; 6 years experience in International Law & Human Rights or Public Law; 5 years must be at senior management level;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Applied Strategic Leadership capability; Programme and project management; Financial management and budgeting; Networking and change management; Knowledge management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Problem solving and decision-making; People management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus; Communication skills; Planning and organizing; Diversity management; Team leadership; Managing interpersonal conflict.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Coordinate programmes supporting government efforts in promoting, implementing and protecting human rights; Manage Human Rights programmes and Chapter 9 Institution support; Manage legislative and mandated programmes; Implement government equality programmes and policies; Provide effective people management.

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

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Kganyago (012) 315 1844

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-118-CD@justice.gov.za

CHIEF DIRECTOR: INTERGRATED JUSTICE SYSTEMS AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE
REF NO: 21/107/DG
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package).The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA preferable in Project Management, Information & Communication Technology and Social Science; At least 5 years in large ICT project environment; 5 years must be at senior managerial level; Knowledge and understanding of the Justice system; A valid driver’s license. The following will be added as advantages: Post Graduate qualification in relevant field will be a strong advantage; Proven track record of delivery of a high impact modernisation project.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Applied Strategic Leadership capability; Programme and project management; Financial management and budgeting; Networking and Change management; Knowledge management; Service Delivery innovation (SDI); Problem Solving and decision-making; People Management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus; Communication skills; Planning and Organizing; Diversity management; Team leadership; Managing interpersonal conflict and resolving problems;

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Provide the development and maintenance of project management standards, framework and systems for the department; Coordinate organization-wide portfolio of continuous improvement programmes, systems and process; Coordinate Integrated Justice System (IJS) projects and programmes across member departments through oversight, budget management & control and reporting thereof; Develop and administer IJS financial planning, expenditure control, procurement services and reporting on IJS programme.
Provide effective people management.

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

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Melato (012) 315 1351

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-107-DG@justice.gov.za

CHIEF DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICES
REF NO: 21/124/LD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (All Inclusive Remuneration Package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB undergraduate qualification as recognized by SAQA (NQF Level 7) or equivalent qualification; At least 5 years experience as a Senior Manager in a legal environment; Admission as an Attorney or Advocate will be an added advantage; Knowledge of the South African legal system, legal practices and related spheres.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Capabilities and Leadership; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Problem solving and Analysis; People Management and Empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication skills (written and verbal); Honest and Integrity.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage the provision of legal advice and opinions to the Department; Manage and advise on litigation matters; Maintain the contingent liability register for the Department; Manage legal liabilities and investigation of losses; Manage and facilitate the drafting and vetting of contracts; Memorandum of Understanding and Service Level Agreement; Manage legal processes in respect of pardons and expungements; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. K. Ngomani (012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: DOJ21-124-LD@justice.gov.za

DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT, OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: CORPORATE SERVICES (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REF NO: 21/122/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 057 326 – R1 245 495 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Public Administration, Management Studies and Social Sciences at NQF level 7 or equivalent qualification; Post-Graduate qualification (NQF level 8) is an added advantage; A minimum of three (3) years in Public Administration; Minimum of 5 years’ experience at a middle/senior managerial level; Experience in Public Service financial management and Departmental policies and Procedures; Knowledge of Project Management, National Treasury and Department of Public Service Administration (DPSA) policies and procedures.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Capability and Leadership; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Quality assurance, problem solving and analysis; People Management and Empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication; and Honesty and Integrity.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage the administrative support services in the Office of the Deputy Director- General; Provide technical and administrative support pertaining to Corporate Services and various stakeholders, offices and committees; Manage and oversee budget and procurement functions; Manage and monitor the implementation and development of departmental policies and other relevant prescripts; Provide effective people management.

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

ENQUIRIES: Mr. J Maluleke (012) 315 1090

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-122-HR@justice.gov.za

DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT: OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REF NO: 21/123/DG
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 057 326 – R1 245 495 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Public Administration, Management Studies and Social Sciences, legal/Law at NQF level 7 or equivalent qualification; Post-Graduate qualification (NQF level 8) is an added advantage; A minimum of three (3) years in Public Administration; Minimum of 5 years’ experience at a middle/senior managerial level; Experience in Public Service financial management and Departmental policies and Procedures; Knowledge and understanding of the South African legal system; Knowledge of National Treasury and Department of Public Service Administration (DPSA) policies and procedures.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Capability and Leadership; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Problem Solving and Analysis; People Management and Empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication; and Honesty and Integrity.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage the administrative support services in the Office of the Director- General; Provide technical and administrative support pertaining to Parliamentary and various stakeholders, offices and committees; Manage and oversee budget and procurement functions in the Office of the Director- General; Manage and monitor the implementation and development of departmental policies and other relevant prescripts; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: Preference will be given to Women and People with disability.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Kekana (012) 357 8023

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-123-DG@justice.gov.za

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: GENDER AND THE LAW
REF NO: 21/117/DG
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R733 257 – R863 748 (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB, B.Proc or equivalent qualification at (NQF level 6); 3 years experience in a management position in gender research and related matters;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Office); Analytical skills; Problem solving skills; Planning and Organizing skills; Project management; People management; Honesty and integrity; Interpersonal relationship skills.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Develop gender policy guidelines, strategies and action plans; Facilitate a working relationship between the Department and Civil Society including NGO’s and CBO’s within the area of Gender and Justice; Research for monitoring and evaluation purposes and information policy and legislative development; Review, improve, monitor and evaluate policy and legislation which affects women and children to ensure that it complies with the provision of our Constitution; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr O Melato (012) 315 1351

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-117-DG@justice.gov.za

COURT MANAGER (3 POSTS) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE: ODENDAALSRUS: REF NO: 21/33/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE: BOTSHABELO; REF NO: 21/ 34/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE: THABA-NCHU: REF NO: 21/35/FS

SALARY: R470 040 – R553 677 per annum. (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement)

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year qualification in Public Administration/Management /or a National Diploma in Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus module in Case Flow Management or relevant equivalent qualification; 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 license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication skills; Motivation skills; Organizing skills; Presentation skills; Finance management skills; Planning skills; Decision making skills; Loyal, honest ability to work under pressure; Continuous Improvement; Team Leadership; Managing of interpersonal conflict and resolving problems; Customer focus and responsive.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Coordinate and manage the financial, human resource, risk and security in the court ; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; strategies; Leading and manage the transformation of the office; Manage the projects intended to improve court; 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 improvements management; Manage service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. N Dywili (051) 407 1800

NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference

APPLICATIONS: In order to comply with the COVID 19 lockdown restrictions and to limit the movement of persons, all applications must be submitted on line:DOJ21-33-FS@justice.gov.zaOR fax 0864003806 / 0865070071, DOJ21-34-FS@justice.gov.za OR fax 0864003806 / 0865070071 and DOJ21-35-FS@justice.gov.za OR fax 0864003806 / 0865070071

CLOSING DATE: 17 May 2021


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.