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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: 01 Mar 2021/ Received for Publishing: 01 Mar 2021/ Closing Date: 26 Mar 2021. Amended: 03 Mar 2021.

CHIEF DIRECTOR: RULES BOARD FOR COURTS OF LAW
REF NO: 21/49/LD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 251 183 – R1 495 956. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 year recognised legal qualification at NQF 7; At least 5-10 years appropriate experience in advisory/litigation; 5 years’ experience must be at senior management level; Admission as an Advocate or Attorney; Knowledge of the Civil Justice System and the Rules of Court; Experience in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law will be an added advantage; Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA); National School of Government (NSG) pre-entry certificate into Senior Management Services (SMS); A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and legislative drafting; 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; Honesty and Integrity.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: To strategically lead, oversee and facilitate the rendering of services to the Rules Board for Courts of Law so as to; Manage and facilitate the development of new rules and amendments of the Rules of Court and projects related to the Rules Board for Court of Law; Manage the delivery of the Rules Board programme; Manage the Secretariat of the Rules Board for Courts of Law; Manage and facilitate the Rules Board meetings and decisions; Manage and facilitate the publication of Court Rule amendments; Perform generic management functions.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo (012) 357 – 8240

EMAIL ADDRESS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-49-LD@justice.gov.za  

CHIEF DIRECTOR: LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENT
REF NO: 21/50/LD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 year recognised legal qualification at NQF 7; At least 5-10 years’ experience should be in legislative drafting and legal research; 5 years’ experience must be at senior management level; Sound knowledge of the Constitution, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law; Admission as an Advocate or Attorney; Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA); National School of Government (NSG) pre-entry certificate into Senior Management Services (SMS); Experience in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and legislative drafting; 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 skills; Honesty and Integrity.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: To manage, co-ordinate and, conduct the investigation, preparation, promotion and promulgation of primary and secondary legislation which has a bearing on the line functions of the Department; Advise the Minister, Deputy Minister and Director-General on all matters of a legislative nature; Manage the revision of fees and tariffs in terms of legislation administered by the Department; Put new or amending Acts as promoted by the Department, into operation; Represent the Department and provide inputs at workshops, seminars and conferences on issues relating to legislation; Manage, coordinate and implement the Department’s Annual Legislative Programme and the Chief Directorate’s Operational Plan; Manage and coordinate the development and implementation of strategic and annual performance plans;

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo (012) 357 - 8240

EMAIL ADDRESS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-50-LD@justice.gov.za

DIRECTOR: GUARDIAN FUNDS
REF NO: 21/47/CFO
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 Financial Management/or Public Administration at NQF level 7 (with Accounting as a major subject); A minimum of six (6-10) years relevant experience in financial and trust funds environment; Minimum of 5 years’ experience at middle/senior managerial level; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and National Treasury Regulations; Experience in Third Party Funds administration at National, Regional or Court level; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, accrual accounting as well as modified cash and cash accounting; Working knowledge of SAP; Certified Chartered Accountant; A valid driver’s license. This will be added as advantage: Knowledge of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and its Third-Party Funds (TPF) functions and services; Experience on the Justice Deposit Account System (JDAS) and/or State Attorney System (SAS).

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; Honesty and Integrity.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage Guardian Funds (GF) bank reconciliations in terms of National Treasury Regulations (NTR) Regulations/DFI/Policies/Circulars and Procedure Manuals; Compile trail balance, annual financial statements and annual report from information gathered from master’s Office, Chief Master, Systems utilized and other sources in line with generally accepted accounting practice; 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: DOJ21-47-CFO@justice.gov.za

DEPUTY DIRECTOR – SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
REF NO: 2021/06/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: MPUMALANGA

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or a 3-year National Diploma in Public Administration or equivalent qualification at NQF6; Minimum three years’ management experience in Security Management; A valid driver’s license. Knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation including Asset Management, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and Occupational Health and Safety Act; The following will be added advantage: Security Administration or Security Management Course; Risk Management; Intensive Fire Prevention(Fire Regulations);Communication Security(Cryptography);Knowledge of Budget planning and control

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Written and Verbal communication skills; Project management and analytical skills; Experience and technical knowledge in the functions and use on physical security and electronic access control equipment and systems; Ability to work with difficult clients and resolve conflict; Initiative and creativity; Ability to function independently and work extended hours when necessary; Successful completion of a security screening with SSA; Cultural diversity; Strong leadership with strategic capabilities; Presentation and facilitation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: : Provide 24 hour guarding services at all identified Courts; Advice management on security policy and implications of management decisions; Identify all risks, threats and provide security risk management services; Roll out of Contingency Plan and OSHA compliance at sub offices at the Region; Ensure safety of all staff and members of the public in the court environment; Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of security measures, procedures and conduct security training sessions to all officials; Liaise with State Security Agent (SSA)/South African Police Services (SAPS) and report all incidents or suspected incidents of security breaches and/or leakages for investigations to SSA/SAPS; Ensure proper administration of vetting applications; Draft Annual Action and Business Plans for security component; Regularly conduct security audits and provide cash in transit services at all identified courts; The applicant must be prepared to work long and irregular hours.

ENQUIRIES: Ms NC Maseko (013) 753 9300/224

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to.
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ2021-06-MP@justice.gov.za

DEPUTY DIRECTOR LANGUAGE POLICY & INTERPRETING SERVICES (The post is re-advertisements; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
REF NO: 04/20/NC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE KIMBERLEY

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma in Administration/Management or equivalent qualification; Minimum of six (6) years’ experience in Administration and 3 years’ experience should be at Supervisory level; Knowledge of Language Policy and Language services ; Interpreting Services; Public Service Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and Labour Relations Act; A valid driver’s license;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy (Ms Word, Power Point, Outlook, Excel); Communication skills (written and verbal); Research, monitoring and evaluation and report writing; Policy Development; Financial management; Cultural diversity; Strong leadership with strategic capabilities; Translation and editing; Presentation and facilitation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the development of Language and Court Interpreting strategies and policies; Monitor performance on the implementation of language and Court Interpreting services; Facilitate language policy awareness; Manage language services stakeholders and customer relations; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. S. Segopa Tel (053) 832 1380

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: Muller Romeo RomMuller@justice.gov.za and Olivier Shaun SOlivier@justice.gov.za

DEPUTY MASTER MR-6
REF NO: 21/46/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: JOHANNESBURG

SALARY: R473 820 – R1 140 828 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 recognized 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 added 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 conductive 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 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; 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 C Msiza (012) 315 4754

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-46-MAS@Justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
REF NO: 2021/07/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE – MPUMALANGA

SALARY: R 376 596 – 443 601 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Degree/National Diploma in Commerce, Accounting or Economics or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 3 years related supply chain experience at supervisory level; A valid driver’s licence; Knowledge of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) , BBBEE and Treasury Regulations; Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Framework.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy (MS Office and Excel; Good Communication skills (Verbal and Written); Planning and organizing skills; Project Management skills; Client Orientation and Customer focus skills; Financial Management skills; Presentation and Facilitation skills; Good interpersonal relations.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Coordinate (synergise), review and execute the bidding process; Coordinate, review, and compile the list of prospective providers for quotations; Coordinate review, and source quotations from database according to the threshold values determined by the National Treasury; Supervise employees to ensure an effective acquisition management service and undertake all administrative functions required with regard to financial and HR administration.

ENQUIRIES: Ms NC Maseko: 013 753 9300/249

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ2021-07-MP@justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (04 POSTS)
REF NO: 21/37/MAS: CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PIETERMARITZBURG
REF NO: 21/38/MAS: CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: GRAHAMSTOWN
REF NO: 21/39/MAS: CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: JOHANNESBURG
REF NO: 21/61/MAS: CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: THOHOYANDOU

SALARY: R257 073 – 912 504 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; 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 Masters 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.

DUTIES: 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: (1) People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
(2) Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-37-MAS@justice.gov.za, DOJ21-38-MAS@justice.gov.za,
DOJ21-39-MAS@justice.gov.za and DOJ21-61-MAS@justice.gov.za

REGISTRAR MR1 – MR5 (The post is re-advertisements; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
REF NO: 09/20/NC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE OFFICE KIMBERLEY

SALARY: R 198 411 – R480 921per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB degree or a four year recognized legal qualification; A valid driver’s license

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of Magistrate’s Court Act, Skills and Competencies; Legal research and Drafting; Dispute resolution; Case Flow Management, Numerical, Office Management, Planning and organization, Communication (written & verbal); Computer literacy (MS Office); Ability to interpret acts and regulations

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate Case Flow Management support services to the judiciary; Manage the issuing all processes that initiate court proceedings, process and grant judgments by default as required by the Magistrates Court Act, 1944; Manage the Civil and Criminal Sections, including divorce cases, issue court orders and analyse statistics; Assist the public with court procedures, process reviews and appeals; Implement rules, procedures, practices and costs periodically in co-operation with the judiciary and Court Manager; Management of case records as well as the record room and deal with the files in terms of the Archives Code/Act, Tax legal bills of costs and attend to the review which may follow from such taxation; Provide practical training and assistance to the clerks of court in the lower courts.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Phiri Tel (053) 8021300

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: Muller Romeo RomMuller@justice.gov.za and Olivier Shaun SOlivier@justice.gov.za

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (04 POSTS)
REF NO: 21/35/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PIETERMARITZBURG (01)
REF NO: 21/36/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT JOHANNESBURG (02)
REF NO: 21/64/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PORT ELIZABETH (01)

SALARY: R198 411 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB degree or recognized four years legal qualification.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Case flow management; Estate duties; Trust; Dispute resolution; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving; Customer focus; Attention to detail; Computer literacy.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Administer deceased and Insolvent Estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Determine and asses estate duties in terms of the Estate Duties Act; Conduct research and draft legal documents; Render administrative function of the office

NOTE: (1) People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
(2) Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-35-MAS@justice.gov.za, DOJ21-36-MAS@justice.gov.za and
DOJ21-64-MAS@justice.gov.za  

ERRATA [Amended 02 Mar 2021)

1. OFFICE MANAGER REF: 21/26/MAS

This applies to the above mention post, which was erroneously advertised in the media dated 10 February 2021, the post has been withdrawn.

2. EXTENSION OF CLOSING DATE

Note: Human Resource has extended the closing date of all advertised posts published in the media dated the 10 February 2021, from the 8 March 2021 to the new closing of 15 March 2021

Enquiries: Ms S Maribeng (012) 315 1103

We apologize for any inconvenience caused

CLOSING DATE: 26 MARCH 2021

Published: 23 Feb 2021/ Received for Publishing: 23 Feb 2021/ Closing Date: 08 Mar 2021

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
REF NO: 21/18/CFO
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: A Degree/National Diploma in Commerce, Accounting, Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualification at (NQF level 6); 3 years’ related financial/asset experience at management level (Assistant Director level); Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Accounting Systems, Asset Management system and other relevant prescripts; Knowledge of Asset Management framework; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication skills (verbal and written); Research and analytical skills; Contract and SLA drafting skills; Strong negotiation skills; Collaborative and excellent people skills; Have flair in legalities and attention to detail and accuracy; Proactive and innovative skills; The ability to work independently and under pressure.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Develop framework for Contract management including Supplier Performance Management function; Implement a disciplined contracts lifecycle management (CLM) culture; Facilitate negotiations process and contracting services; Provide Service level Agreement (SLA) drafting services; Provide support to SCM governance structures; Develop SCM performance management plan and report thereof (efficiency analysis, improvement, standard process and templates); Develop and implement SCM document management framework (e-filing structure, security, classification, repository, collaboration and automation); Monitor and evaluate performance against Departmental procurement goals; Detect SCM non-compliance, identify risks, propose mitigation plan and report progress thereof; Develop procedures for the implementation of National Treasury SCM reforms on SCM related case law; Research and liaise with legal services, state attorney’s office, competition commission and or public protector on SCM related case laws, precedents and verdicts to shape and inform policy development; Solidify a business case for the development of the SCM CLM module to enable end-to-end management and real-time monitoring of SCM performance; Manage the movement of new and old assets; Provide effective people management;

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-18-CFO@justice.gov.za

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY LP5- LP6
REF NO: 21/33/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R510 432 – R774 663 (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 4 years appropriate post qualification legal/litigation experience; A thorough knowledge of legal practice, office management, accounting system and trust accounts; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Understanding of the State’s policies and transformation object as we as the Constitution of South Africa; Experience in conveyancing will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to moderate and lead people; Accuracy and attention to detail.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Represent the State in litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates’ Court, Labour Court, Land Claims, Tax and Tax Tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of the various clients; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection; Attend to liquidation and insolvency queries, conveyancing and notarial services; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Seerane (012) 315 1780

NOTE: 1. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
2. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant Law Society must accompany the application.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-33-SA@justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REF NO: 21/23/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: BLOEMFONTEIN

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

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification in finance; 3 years relevant experience in finance environment; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Service Act and other related prescripts; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Supervisory skills; Planning and organizing (including time management); Leadership qualities, problem solving and decision making skills; Ability to interpret and apply policy; Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication skills (verbal and written); Team work oriented; Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized environment; Accuracy and attention to detail.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Oversee verification of applications received and ensure daily payments; Administer and manage guardians fund and compile reconciliation statement; Facilitate approvals of payments timeously; Prepare report on fraud cases and interest losses; Check and verify guardian funds, banking and financial registers and reports; 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:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-23-MAS@justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY LP3-LP4
REF NO: 21/34/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R301 452 – R847 047. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; A certificate of good standing from the relevant Law Society; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal/litigation experience; At least 2 years notary experience will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

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

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Draft, prepare and register conveyancing and Notarial documents; Give effect to the Department’s Strategic plans, policies and prescripts; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff; Maintain record of work performed and provide statistics required; Perform functions normally performed by a conveyance and notary.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NOTE: A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.
ENQUIRIES: Mr E. Seerane (012) 315 1780

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-34-SA@justice.gov.za

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 (02 POSTS)
REF NO: 21/29/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH: MTHATHA
REF NO: 21/31/MAS
CENTRE MASTER OF THE HIGH CAPE TOWN

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.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage the administration of Deceased Estates, Insolvent Estates, Trust and Curatorship; 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: (1) People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
(2): Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

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

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-29-MAS@justice.gov.za and DOJ21-31-MAS@justice.gov.za

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 06 POSTS
REF NO: 21/22/MAS CENTRE: BLOEMFONTEIN
REF NO: 21/25/MAS MTHATHA
REF NO: 21/30/MAS CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R198 411 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB degree or recognized four years legal qualification.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Case flow management; Estate duties; Trust; Dispute resolution; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving; Customer focus; Attention to detail; Computer literacy.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Administer deceased and Insolvent Estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Determine and asses estate duties in terms of the Estate Duties Act; Conduct research and draft legal documents; Render administrative function of the office

NOTE: (1) People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
(2): Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

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

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

EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-22-MAS@justice.gov.za, DOJ21-25-MAS@justice.gov.za and
DOJ21-30-MAS@justice.gov.za

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: (MR1 – MR5);
REF NO: 21/12/FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R198 411 – R912 504 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with the experience as outlined in terms of the Occupational Specific Dispensation for legally qualified personnel). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or four (4) year recognized legal qualification; Sound knowledge of the South African legal system, legal practice and related spheres with specific reference to family law and related litigation; Knowledge of criminal procedure and practice, court rules (Constitutional, Supreme Court of Appeal, High, Labour, Equality and Magistrate Courts); Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act; Knowledge of the Sexual Offences and Related Matters Act; A valid driver’s license;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Legal Research; Planning and decision making skills; Strategic capability and leadership skills; Good interpersonal skills; Dispute resolution; Time management and ability to prioritize; Report writing and problem resolving; Project management; Communication skills (Verbal and written); Willing to work overtime when required.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Draft legal documents and give legal advice to the Department and other organs of the State; Provide support services to the courts regarding quasi-judicial functions; Respond to petitions, representations and complaints from civil society and other government departments; Liaise with other departments, DPP, and communities on programmes around crime prevention; Prepare memoranda for the appointment of Commissioners of Oath and Appraisers; Recover loss and (of) damage to State property; Determine Legal Liability and oversee the smooth functioning of dedicated courts in the region; Facilitate implementation of relevant legislation including the Victims Charter and the Restorative Justice National policy Framework; Initiate, plan, implement and conduct community awareness campaigns on legislations administered by the Department.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-12-FS@justice.gov.za OR fax 0864003806 / 0865070071.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER: MR1- MR5;
REF NO: 21/ 21/FS
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE, BETHLEHEM

SALARY: R198 411 – R505 893 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 recognized 4 year legal qualification. Basic knowledge and understanding of legal research principles; Basic understanding of drafting legal documents that provides; Clear motivation; Knowledge of legal proceedings relevant to mediation, arbitration and conciliation;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills ( oral & written); Motivational skills; Loyalty, honesty, ability to work under pressure ; Driving skills; Planning and organizing; Good interpersonal relations; Attention to detail; Customer care; Computer Literacy

DUTIES: Conduct preliminary interviews; Conduct informal maintenance enquires; Conduct formal maintenance enquires; Render administrative support.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. NM Dywili (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
EMAIL ADDRESS: DOJ21-21-FS@justice.gov.za OR fax 0864003806 / 0865070071.

CLOSING DATE: 08 March 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.