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Learner- and Internship Programme 2018/19
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) is offering internship opportunities to provide South African matriculants and graduates with the opportunity to gain workplace experience in the field that they have studied.

New Vacancies/Posts

Dated: 15 Jul 2019/ Received for Publishing: 12 Jul 2019/ Closing Date: 05 Aug 2019

REGIONAL HEAD
REF NO: 19/99/CS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R1 189 338 – R1 422 012 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF7) in Social Science, B Com Law and / or Public Administration and 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 at senior managerial level; Relevant work experience in the field of Court/ Administration of justice/ Public Administration.

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage justice operations; 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.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

DIRECTOR: SECURITY MANAGEMENT
REF NO: 19/84/COO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R1 005 063 – R1 183 932 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification at least NQF Level 7; Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in security management field of which 5 years must be at a middle/senior managerial level; Experience and / or expertise in crime prevention, intelligence, counter-intelligence or surveillance operations as well as understanding of threat assessments investigations; Comprehensive knowledge of criminal justice would be an added advantage; Knowledge of the MISS, MPSS and other applicable security legislation and regulations; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Capabilities and Leadership; Project Management; Planning and Organizing; Financial and Change Management; Communication Skills (verbal and written); Computer Skills (MS Office), Presentation and Facilitation; Research and Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation; Analytical and Problem solving; People management and Empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer focus.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure implementation and maintenance of physical security measures to all Departmental facilities and structures; Manage and coordinate information security policies and standards; Manage and facilitate vetting of staff, service providers, interns of security clearance and competencies; Manage all security functions within the Department together with Provincial Security Managers including management and performance of security contracts; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. O. Melato  (012) 315 1351

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.

STATE LAW ADVISER LP7- LP8
REF NO: 19/94/LD
CENTRE: SALRC: (SALRC) SOUTH AFRICAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION CENTURION

SALARY: R763 212 – R1 266 156. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification litigation/advisory experience; Admission as an Advocate or Attorney; A valid driver’s licence; Experience in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Legal Research and legislative drafting; Advocacy; Problem solving and decision making skills; Litigation skills; Good communication skills (written and verbal); Computer literacy; Planning and organizing skills; Analytical and report writing skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Plan and conduct research, including comparative legal research in respect of the Law of South Africa; Develop, improve, modernize and draft legislation for Law Reform; Conduct Socio Economic Impact Assessments on research and legislative proposals; Perform other administrative duties.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Leshilo  (012) 357–8240

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.

FAMILY ADVOCATE – LP7
REF NO: 19/VA38/NW
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE NW- MAFIKENG

SALARY: R763 212 – R822 192 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 recognised 4 year legal qualification; Admission as an Advocate; The right of appearance in High Court of South Africa; Five (5) years appropriate post qualification litigation experience; Fluency in Afrikaans will be added as an advantage; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Good communication skills, both verbal and writing; Research, investigation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing skills with intention to detail and Diversity, Dispute and Conflict Resolution Skill; Proven track record of previous managerial experience will be an added advantage (Move this under Requirements above).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Execute the Mandate of the office of the Family Advocate in accordance with relevant legislation; Attend to Hague Convention matters when delegated to do so; Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereof Institute and conduct enquiries to ascertain the best interest of children by means of ADR procedure; Attend to all relevant circuit courts within North West Province.

ENQUIRIES: Advocate OS Matjila  (018) 462 1630/5

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand deliver it at 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
REF NO: 2019/56/GP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE GAUTENG

SALARY: R733 257.00 – R863 748.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Degree or 3 years National Diploma in Public Management / Administration or equivalent qualification; Minimum of three years’ experience in either Building Management / Maintenance or Project Management; Three (3) years practical experience in Facilities Planning and Management including space audit; Practical experience in managing external service providers; Knowledge and understanding of Fixed Asset Management, PFMA, and GIAMA; Knowledge and understanding of Government procurement process relating to procurement of assets; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Project Management; Financial Management skills; Leadership and Managerial skills; Communication skills (verbal and written); Strategic and conceptual orientation; Team orientated and results driven; Interpersonal relations and customer orientation; Creative and analytical skills; Conflict management skills; continual learning and information search; Computer literacy;

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage overall space of the Region; Monitor and report on all major projects undertaken in the Region; Monitor proper implementation of Departmental Maintenance Plan as well as day to day Maintenance, Form part of the planning process and Liaise with DPW for acquisition of land for the construction of new facilities; Prepare and manage Provincial maintenance Property plans and budget; Assist in identifying and compiling submissions for inclusion of offices in RAMP projects; Provide facilities management services including procurement of leased accommodation; Maintenance and capital works projects identification and support ;Provide office support services (including information, document management, technology and transport management)

ENQUIRIES: Mr. SF Ledwaba  (011) 332 9077

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: REGIONAL OFFICE, GAUTENG Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 OR 94 Pritchard Street; 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG.

COURT MANAGER
REF NO: 2019/69/GP
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE WESTONARIA

SALARY: R470 04 – R553 677 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) year qualification in Administration (NQF level 6) and / or National Diploma in Services Management (NQF level 5) plus the module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; At least 3 year’s managerial or supervisory experience; Knowledge of an experience in office and district administration; Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act (PFMA); Experience in managing Trust (Third Party Funds) and Vote Account; A valid driver’s licence; Experience in the Court environment will be an added advantage;

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

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Co-ordinate and manage the financial, human resources, 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 and 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 RR Moabelo  (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: REGIONAL OFFICE, GAUTENG Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 OR 94 Pritchard Street; 7th Floor Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: BIDS AND ACQUISITIONS MANAGEMENT
REFERENCE: 19/74/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year Degree/National Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics (NQF6) and /or a finance-related qualification; 3-5 years related Supply Chain (Bids and Acquisition) experience of which 3 years at supervisory level; Knowledge of PFMA, BAS,SCM prescripts, Treasury regulations/DFI and other applicable legislations; Knowledge of procurement policies and relevant legislation prior to awarding contracts.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (Ms Office, Ms Power Point, Ms Word, Ms Excel); Technical and project management skills; Functional ability and working as a team; Good interpersonal relations; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Attention to detail and through knowledge and have numeric skills; Good leadership, organizational and problem solving abilities.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee the management of Bids and Acquisition Management in the Department; Preparation of all reports relevant to Bids and Acquisitions Management and Records Management; Review, coordinate and compile the list of prospective stakeholders for quotations; Source, review and coordinate quotations from database according to the threshold values determined by the National Treasury; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M. Qhamakoane (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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
REF NO: 40/19/LMP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: LIMPOPO.

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications; Three years’ experience in an HR environment; Thorough knowledge of the prescripts applicable to Human Resources Management; Brief knowledge of employee relations; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Office); Good communication (verbal and written); Good interpersonal relations; Research skills; Strong analytical skills and assertiveness; Ability to work under pressure and be self-motivated; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Facilitate and co-ordinate HR administration and statistics of the Region; Render HR provisioning (recruitment and selection, appointments transfers, verification of qualifications, reference checks, grade progressions etc;) Facilitate and co-ordinate establishment of various offices I the Region; Facilitate the creation of posts; Monitor Employment Equity Act an employer retention of Staff, Facilitation and co-ordination of PMDS in the Region, Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Chauke MD ( (015) 287 2081
Ms Phalane MR ( (015) 287 2036

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.

CLUSTER MANAGER: COURT INTERPRETING
REF NO: 29/19/LMP.
CENTRES: TZANEEN CLUSTER

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

REQUIREMENTS: NQF level 4/ Grade 12 and National Diploma in Legal Interpreting at NQF 5 or any other relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 5; Proficiency in English and two or more indigenous languages; Six (6) years’ practical experience as a Court Interpreter with minimum three years supervisory experience; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills; Listening skills; interpersonal skills; Time management; Computer literacy; Analytic thinking; Problem solving; Planning and organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage the legal interpreting, language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the cluster; Manage both human and non-human resources of legal interpreting and language services in the cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and language services; Coordinate the interpreting and language services activities in the cluster; Manage training and development of court interpreters Manage operational efficiency of language services in the Cluster; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Maakamedi TP  (015) 287 2026.
Ms Mongalo MP.  (015) 287 2037.
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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ASSET MANAGEMENT
REF NO: 2019/41/MP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, MPUMALANGA

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

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma and / or Bcom in Public Finance / Accounting / Economics / Public Administration or Management and other related qualification NQF 6; Minimum of three (3) years working experience in financial environment ( Asset Management); A valid driver’s license; Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Framework and Asset Management

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; People Management Skills; Project Management Skills; Communication Skills; Report writing Skills; Planning and Organizing; Innovation/Creativity; Analytical Skills; Problem solving and Decision-making Skills; Ability to work under pressure.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and review the capturing of all physical (moveable and Immoveable) assets in the asset management registers; Monitor and review the allocation of assets to asset holders; Promote correct implementation of sound asset management practices; Supervise employees to ensure sound physical asset management;

ENQUIRIES: MS NC Maseko  (013) 753 9300 Ext 224

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Ned bank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REF NO: 19/101SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: JOHANNESBURG

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; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal/ litigation experience; Admission as a Conveyancer will be an added advantage; 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).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle all conveyancing and notarial matters; Furnish legal advice and opinion to clients; Render office administrative functions; Guide and train support staff.

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 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.

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1, (02 POSTS)
REF NO: 19/104/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: JOHANNESBURG

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.

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: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. C. Msiza  (012) 315 4754

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: 05 AUGUST 2019


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.