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Published: 20 May 2022/ Received for Publishing: 20 May 2022/ Closing Date: 13 Jun 2022.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL: COURT ADMINISTRATION (THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT: APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY) REF NO: 22/112/CS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 544 415 – R1 739 784 (All inclusive remuneration package) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate legal qualification or LLB (NQF 7), a post graduate legal qualification (NQF level 8) as recognized by SAQA or equivalent qualification; Admission as an Attorney or Advocate; A minimum of 8 years’ experience at Senior Management level in a legal practice and justice system; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, 1999 and budget management; In depth knowledge of Public Service and its governance, Constitutional law cases, Criminal, Civil and family cases; Knowledge of all relevant governance prescripts, including Treasury instructions and Interpretation of statutes. Knowledge and understanding of justice and functioning of lower courts including the services offered in courts.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic capability and leadership; Financial management; Project and programme management; Knowledge management; Services delivery innovation; Problem solving and analysis; People management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus; Communication; Honesty and integrity.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee and manage the implementation of policies, legislation and programmes that promotes the rights of vulnerable groups; Oversee, manage and monitor the provision of quality service at departmental service points; Oversee and manage the strategic support, research, policy formulation and implementation for court administration; Provide operational leadership, coordination and implementation of access to justice in the regions; Oversee, manage and coordinate ICJS (Integrated Criminal Justice System) and civil law processes and procedures; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. M. Kganyago (012) 315 1844

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.

PROVINCIAL HEAD REF NO: 22/113/CS (THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT: APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY)
CENTRE: PROVINCIAL OFFICE: MPUMALANGA

SALARY: R1 269 951 – R1 518 396 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Social Science, Bcom Law or qualification and / or Public Administration/ Management; A post graduate qualification in Law or legal will be an added advantage; At least 6 years’ experience of which 5 years must be Senior Management level; Relevant work experience in the field of Court/Administration of Justice/ Public Administration; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic leadership capability; Programme and project management; Financial management; Change management; Knowledge management; Service Delivery innovation; Diversity management; Planning and organizing; Problem solving and analysis; People management and empowerment; Client orientation and customer focus; Communication skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage Justice Operations and related services in the regions; Manage infrastructure, facilities, auxiliary services and ICT related services; Manage Security service and monitor risk of all courts in the region; Manage and monitor justice stakeholders and customer relations; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. M Kganyago (012) 315 1844

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.

DIRECTOR: CONSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH & REVIEW (THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT: APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY) REF NO: 22/111/CD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 073 187 – R1 264 959 (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate LLB qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 6 years’ experience in legal environment and/or research of which 5 years’ experience at a middle/senior managerial level; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (PFMA) and budget management; Knowledge of the Public Service and its governance; Knowledge of all relevant governance prescripts, including Treasury instructions; Knowledge and understanding of justice and functioning of lower courts including the services offered in courts. Knowledge and understanding of Constitutional Law, human rights law, public law and related jurisprudence. Experience in research and publication.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic and conceptual orientation; Innovative thinking; Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy; Research and analytical skills; Problem solving skills; Planning and organizing skills; Monitoring and evaluation skills; Diversity management; Project management; Negotiating skills; Financial management skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage research on legislation impacting on fundamental human rights and values as it relates to constitutional democracy; Manage the development of concept documents on crucial research and constitutional matters; Manage the implementation of constitutional instruments and tools by the three spheres of government; Manage stakeholder relationship to form research partnerships with research bodies and tertiary institutions; Liaise with the Constitutional Review Committee in Parliament; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Kganyago (012) 315 1844

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.

COURT MANAGER (2 POSTS)
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE, HUMANSDORP: REF NO: 63/22EC
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE, MQANDULI: REF NO: 64/22EC

SALARY: R477 090 – R561 981 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) year qualification in Administration and / or National Diploma Services Management (NQF level 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or relevant equivalent qualification; At least 3 years managerial or supervisory experience; Experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA); Experience in managing Trust (Third Party Funds) and Vote Account; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy. Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic capabilities; Good communication (verbal and written); Computer Literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate and manage the financial and human resources of the office; Co-ordinate and manage risk and security in the court; Manage the strategic and business planning processes; Manage the facility, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Compile and analyze 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 projects intended to improve court management; Manage service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Nghona (043) 702 7000 / 7138

NOTE: Separate applications will be made quoting the relevant reference number

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

CLOSING DATE: 13 JUNE 2022

Published: 16 May 2022/ Received for Publishing: 16 May 2022/ Closing Date: 06 Jun 2022.

CHIEF DIRECTOR: POLICY AND STRATEGY, (RELATING TO MASTER SERVICES)
REF NO: 22/106/MAS
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 269 951 – R1 518 396 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; 5 years’ experience at Senior Management level in project management environment/strategic planning; Knowledge in the following areas Curatorship, Deceased Estates, Guardians, Insolvency matters, Trust and Wills; Admission as an Attorney will be an added advantage.

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 the determination and development of the Master’s services’ policy and strategy; Manage a consultative service aimed at assisting and facilitating improved stakeholder relations; Manage strategic projects within the Branch aimed at improving productivity and service levels for business and members of the public; Research current and proposed legislative processes which could impact on the 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.

OFFICE MANAGER IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
REF NO: 22/101/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R744 255 – R876 528 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/National Diploma in Public Administration Management or equivalent qualification; At least 3 years’ experience in management; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, 1999 and government planning cycle; Knowledge and understanding of public service policies and procedures; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (Microsoft Office ); Applied strategic thinking; Applying technology; Budgeting and financial management; Continuous improvement; Citizen focus and responsiveness; Developing others; Diversity management; Planning and organizing; Networking and interpersonal skills; Problem solving and decision making; Project management; Communication and information management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Undertake policy or line function tasks as required; Coordinate external strategic alliances between the office of the CFO and other stakeholders; Provide support within the office of the Chief Financial Officer; Manage general support services, human, financial and other resources in the office of the CFO.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Maluleke (012) 315 1090/ (012) 357 8591

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.

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (LP5-LP6)
REF NO: 22/102/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: KIMBERLEY

SALARY: R518 088 – R1 210 842 (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 systems and trust accounts; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Knowledge of the government prescripts and transformation objective as well as the Constitution of South Africa; Conveyancing experience; A valid driver’s
licence.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Courts, Labour Courts, Land Courts, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax and Tax tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of various clients; Attend to liquidation and insolvency, queries, conveyancing and notarial services; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection training to other professional staff; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Seerane (012) 315 1980

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
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 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.

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR1 – MR5)
REF NO: 2022/33/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, MPUMALANGA.

SALARY: R201 387 – R 926 193 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination).The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or four year recognized legal qualification; Sound knowledge of the South African Legal System; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Excellent Communication (Verbal and Written); Good interpersonal and intercultural relations; Problem solving and analytical; Accuracy and attention to details; Report writing and research skills; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Recover and/or dispose of losses/damage to state money and property; Draft Legal documents and give legal advice on variety of issues; Deal with civil proceedings instituted by and against the Department; Respond to petitions, representations and complaints from civil society and other government Departments; Perform Legal research; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms. KN Zwane (013) 753 9300 Ext 249

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249 Nelspruit, 1200.

REGISTRAR (MR 1 – MR 4)
REF NO: 60/22/LMP
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE POLOKWANE REGIONAL COURT

SALARY: R201 387 – R357 072 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or four year recognized legal qualification; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Numeracy skills; Office management, planning and organization skills; 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 and prosecution at regional level; Coordinate all processes that initiate court proceedings; Compile and submit monthly reports on the Civil statistics and Performance for the office of the Regional Court President and DOJ & CD; Coordinate and liaise with the Office of the Regional Court President and Regional Magistrates on civil and related matters and Court Sittings; Consideration of judgments by default and taxation of attorneys unopposed and opposed bills of cost; Issue , keep, check and analyse court statistics; Issue court orders, advise Magistrates on cases that are distributed and allocated to the courts; Manage Appeals, Reviews and Applications for request for Access to information, Court Records and all relevant registers; Authenticate signatures of legal practitioners, notaries, sworn translators and conveyancers; Provide effective people management to Assistant Registrars at civil seats and in Regional Division;

ENQUIRIES: Ms. Mongalo M.P (015) 287 2037 OR Mr. Maakamedi TP.  (015) 287 2025

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, Private Bag x9526, Polokwane 0700 OR Physical address: Reception area, Limpopo Regional Office, 92 Bok Street, Polokwane, 0700.

CLOSING DATE: 06 JUNE 2022

Published: 04 May 2022/ Received for Publishing: 04 May 2022/ Amended: 10 May 2022 / Closing Date: 23 May 2022.

CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REF NO: 2022/88/GP
CENTRE: RANDBURG CLUSTER

SALARY: R382 245.00 – R450 255.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/Grade 12 and National Diploma: Legal Interpreting at NQF 5 or any other relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 5; Proficiency in English; Proficiency in two or more indigenous languages; Six years practical experience in interpreting of which 3 years at supervisory level. A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills; Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time management skills; Computer literacy; Analytical Thinking; Problem Solving; Planning and Organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREA: Manage the Cluster legal interpreting and language services;
Develop and implement the legal interpreting and language service business plan for the cluster; Manage both human and non –human resources of legal interpreting and language services; Manage training and development of court interpreters; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

NOTE: People with disability are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms V Shiburi (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Office Gauteng; Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 OR Physical address: 7th floor; Regional Office – Gauteng; Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Schreiner Chambers; Cnr. Pritchard and Kruis Street; Johannesburg.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (LP3-LP4)
REF NO: 22/100/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: NELSPRUIT

SALARY: R305 973 – R859 752. (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 qualification legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Conveyancing 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 skills (written and verbal); Creative and analytical skills; Supervisory and mentoring skills; Problem solving and conflict management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the High Courts, Magistrate’s Court, Labour Court, Land Claims Court and CCMA; Draft and / or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Render legal opinion and advice; Handle all forms of inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection; Represent in matters of arbitration proceedings.

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.

ENQUIRIES: Mr E. Seerane (012) 315 1780

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: 23 MAY 2022


NOTE:  Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified in each post. The application must include only completed and signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, a CV, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Application that do not comply with the above specifications will be disqualified.  Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. 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 and competency assessment.  A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin.  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 driver’s license is a requirement. 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 this position.  Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.