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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: 30 Jul 2021/ Received for Publishing: 29 Jul 2021/ Closing Date: 16 Aug 2021

HEAD: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)-GITO
REFERENCE: 21/187/ISM
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: Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma at NQF level 7 in computer science/ Information Technology and Systems or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 5 years’ experience on Senior Management level in Information and Communication Technology; Knowledge of all relevant governance prescripts, including Treasury instructions, Public Service Act, Public Finance Management Act, DFI, Public Service Regulations and related processes and prescripts; Knowledge of ITIL, COBIT and other ICT standards,: CRISC, CISA, CGEI

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; Quality assurance, people management and empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication; and Honesty and Integrity.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide executive, strategic and operational leadership for the development, implementation and maintenance of the Department’s ICT strategy, Governance and Architecture; Direct and facilitate ICT’s role in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Department’s digital government strategy; Strategically manage and oversee the design, development and implementation of ICT business solutions and applications; Strategically manage and oversee continuous ICT operations and service improvement. 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: DOJ20-84-CFO@justice.gov.za OR 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 or email to

OFFICE MANAGER
REF NO: 21/180/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: MTHATHA

SALARY: R 376 596 – R443 601 per annum. The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Office Administration or equivalent qualification; At least 3 years experience in Administration environment; Knowledge of finance and procurement directives and procedures; Knowledge of all legislation and policies that inform the Department’s administrative support activities; Knowledge of the core functions of the Masters Office.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Office); financial management; Leadership and management skills; Analytical and presentation skills; Negotiation and numerical skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage procurement and finance of goods and services; Manage documents and undertake policy or line function tasks as required; Coordinate external strategic alliances between the office and other stakeholder; Manage general support and resources services in the office; Provide required office administrative expertise; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko (012) 315 1996

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 OR Email address to DOJ20-80-MAS@justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REF NO: 21/190/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: MAHIKENG

SALARY: R257 073 – R912 504 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; At least 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 and Curatorship; Provide strategic direction to the office; Monitor the implementation of departmental policy, procedures and legislations; Manage the operations regarding the Guardian’s Funds and resources in the office.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. R. Chauke Tel: (012) 315 1329

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, Or Email address to DOJ20-87-HR@justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
REF NO: 21/VA45/NW
CENTRE: RUSTENBURG MAGISTRATE COURT

SALARY: R376 596 – R443 601 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 and a recognized National Diploma/Degree in Financial Management or equivalent qualification; A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment, A sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and National Treasury Regulations; Knowledge of BAS, Supply Chain Management and budgeting process. A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organizing, Problem solving skills, Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; Computer literacy (MS Office); Administrative and organizational Skills; Sound Interpersonal Relations; Communication skills; Accuracy and attention to detail; Investigation and analytical skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Identify financial problems and risks through compliance assessments and report on findings. Define and introduce financial controls, producers and methods towards sustaining a NAQ status; Identify training needs and ensure that capacity building is in line with identified needs; Facilitate financial capacity building interventions and reconcile third party funds; Monitor audit recommendation, action plan and render support to other clusters; Monitor and report on effective Supply Chain Management and Assets Management within the cluster; Provide inputs on any improvements in financial systems, processes and procedures.

ENQUIRIES: Ms L. Shoai (018) 397 7054

APPLICATIONS: 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.

CLOSING DATE: 16 Aug 2021

Published: 13 Jul 2021/ Received for Publishing: 13 Jul 2021/ Closing Date: 02 Aug 2021

CHIEF DIRECTOR: POLICY AND STRATEGY
REF: 21/182/MAS
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 NQF7 as recognized by SAQA; Bachelors degree qualification in Policy Development / Project Management; 5 years experience at Senior Management level in project management environment/strategic planning;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic capacity 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;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage determination and development of the Masters branch strategy; Manage consultative service to the executive management team and the Master office aimed at assisting and facilitating the strategic planning process; Manage strategy projects within the Masters branch aiming at improving the productivity and service levels to businesses and members of the public; Manage research current and proposed legislative processes which could impact on the Masters branch; Manage and co-ordinate multi-disciplinary project teams and liaise with stakeholders; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: Women and People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S Maeko (012) 315 1996

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. OR Email to : DOJ20-68-CS@justice.gov.za

CLOSING DATE: 02 Aug 2021

Published: 13 Jul 2021/ Received for Publishing: 13 Jul 2021/ Closing Date: 19 July 2021

PROJECT COORDINATOR: IJS (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR LEVEL), (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REF: 21/185/DG
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R376 596 + 37% in lieu of benefits per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate qualification (NQF level 6) as recognized by SAQA in Project Management, Business Management or ICT or equivalent; A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the ICT and/or project management environment; Knowledge of Public Service sector and application of legislation, policies and regulation

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal & written); Applied strategic thinking; Applying technology; Budgeting and financial management; Project management; Networking and interpersonal relations; Problem solving and decision making; Continuous improvement; Managing interpersonal conflict and resolving problems; Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel & Power Point); Team work.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate IJS Projects and programmes; Coordinate internal IJS ICT service management activities; Coordinate stakeholder relations and project communication; Coordinate budget and expenditure submissions

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Kekana (012) 357 8023

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: 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.

CLOSING DATE: 19 July 2021

Published: 05 Jul 2021/ Received for Publishing: 05 Jul 2021/ Closing Date: 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 / Amended: 09 July 2021

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)
REF: 21/179/CFO
(DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL LEVEL)

CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 521 591 – R1 714 074 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; Post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) Financial Management, Business Administration; A minimum of 8 years of experience at a senior managerial level; CA ( Chartered Accountant)/CIMA qualification will be an added advantage as well as registration as a member of SAICA and or any other professional association related to the field.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capability; 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.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee and manage the budget, costing, reporting and internal control processes; Oversee and manage revenue, expenditure and financial reporting; Oversee Third Party Funds; Oversee supply Chain and assets management services; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. .

ENQUIRIES: Mr J Maluleke (012) 3151090

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. OR Email to DOJ20-119-CFO@justice.gov.za

CHIEF DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
REF: 21/181/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA in Supply Chain Management, Financial Management or Business Administration; A minimum of 6 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management or Procurement of which 5 years’ experience must be in Senior Management Level; Knowledge of Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Supply Chain Management and Project Management;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capability; 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; Honesty and integrity;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop, implement and maintain of all SCM policies and procedure manuals. Manage the provision of logistics and acquisition management services; Manage the provision of assets management services; Manage large and strategic supplier sourcing and supplier’s performance; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. J. Maluleke ( (012) 315 1090

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 OR Email to DOJ20-55-CFO@justice.gov.za

CLOSING DATE: 26 July 2021 02 Aug 2021

Published: 28 Jun 2021/ Received for Publishing: 28 Jun 2021/ Closing Date: 26 Jul 2021 19 Jul 2021 / Amended: 05 Jul 2021

CHIEF STATE LAW ADVISOR (This is a re-advertisement and candidates who previously applied must re-apply.)
REF NO: 21/175/SLA
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 521 591 – R1 714 074 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An NQF level 8 legal qualification or LLB, and a post graduate qualification in the field of law is highly recommended; Admission as an Attorney or Advocate; 8 years experience at a senior management level and proven experience in the legal field, 3 years of which must be at a State Institution. Knowledge of drafting, litigation, negotiating drafting and scrutiny of international agreements experience, opinion writing, subordinate legislation, management and budget ; Knowledge of Labour law, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Public and Private International Law, Interpretation of Statutes and Treasury Regulations.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capability; 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; Honesty and integrity; and Computer literacy;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee and manage the delivery of legal opinions as requested by State departments and other organs of State; Oversee and manage International agreements as requested by state departments and other organs of State; Oversee, manage and direct development, evaluation and assessment of draft legislation; Oversee and manage the translation of legislation; Manage operations to achieve planned outcomes; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. C Zana (012) 357 8185

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. OR Email to DOJ20-79-SLA@justice.gov.za

SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR GRADE 1 -3 (02 POSTS)
REF NO: 2021/106/GP
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: JOHANNESBURG
REF NO: 2021/101/GP
CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: JOHANNESBURG

SALARY: R257 592 – R581 178 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent relevant qualification which allows for professional registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP); Proof of registration with SACSSP, 5 years appropriate experience in the relevant social work field after registration with SACSSP. Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Court Experience in rendering expect Evidence; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in Certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act, Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid drivers’ license.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multi-disciplinary team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related family law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes; Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate; Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in family law disputes; Report on the performance to the Head of Office.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs RR Moabelo (011) 332 9000
APPLICATIONS: Gauteng: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X6, Johannesburg 2000 OR PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
Regional Office –Gauteng; Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; 7th floor Schreiner chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis street, JOHANNESBURG

CLOSING DATE: 26 July 2021 19 July 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.