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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: 12 Sep 2019/ Received for Publishing: 11 Sep 2019/ Closing Date: 23 Sep 2019

FAMILY ADVOCATE LP 7-8
REF NO: 67/19/FA/WC
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, WORCESTER

SALARY: R763 212 – R1 266 156 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 (4) year legal qualification; At least five (5) years appropriate post qualification, litigation/ legal experience; Admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; A valid driver’s licence; Afrikaans would be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Family Advocate in Institute enquires to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of ADR procedures and evaluation; Liaise with Judges, Attorneys, Psychologist, Social Workers and other relevant professionals; Furnish the court with recommendations on any matter concerning the welfare of a minor child involved in a pending matter; Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so; accordance with relevant legislation; Report to the Senior Family Advocate/ Principal Family Advocate; Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereon Promoting access to the Family Advocate services and create public awareness; Attend to relevant circuit courts within W/C province.

ENQUIRIES: Advocate S Ebrahim (021) 426 1216

Note: Applicants are required to attach service certificates to determine salary in accordance to experience.

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application to: Regional Head: Private Bag X 9171 CAPE TOWN 8000 or physical address: 8 Riebeeck Street, 5th Floor Norton Rose House Floor CAPE TOWN.

FOR ATTENTION: Mr M Ketelo

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: QUALITY ASSURANCE
REF NO: 19/68 /FS
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, BLOEMFONTEIN

SALARY: R733 257- R821 052 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package).The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three year Bachelor`s Degree /National Diploma in Public Administration or equivalent (NQF level 6): Three 3 years management experience; Three 3 years’ experience in office and district administration; A valid driver’s license; knowledge of public Service Regulations, and PFMA, Knowledge of departmental finance instructions, prescripts and delegations. Knowledge and experience in Court Administration will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy MS Office Excel; Presentations; Excellent communication skills written and verbal; strong leadership skills; Strategic capabilities; Report writing.

DUTIES: Key performance Areas: Exercise quality assurance service over administrative duties related to all resources i.e Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Court operations; Co-ordinate strategic and business planning processes as well as the facilities, physical resources, information and communication related to courts; Compile annual performance and statutory reports to the relevant users; Develop and implement customer service improvement strategies; manage misconduct and maladministration investigations; Provide effective people management.
ENQUIRIES: Ms N Dywili (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS: Please direct your applications to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300 or hand deliver to Physical Address 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9301

CLOSING DATE: 23 SEPTEMBER 2019

Dated: 29 Aug 2019/ Received for Publishing: 27 Aug 2019/ Closing Date: 16 Sep 2019

DEPUTY DIRECTOR (EMPLOYEE RELATIONS)
REF NO: 119/19EC
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, EAST LONDON

SALARY: R733 257 – R821 052 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Three year Bachelor`s degree /National Diploma in Human Resources Management or equivalent applicable qualification (NQF level 6/7); Six years’ experience in Human Resources Management; Three (3) years management experience; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, BAS and Persal); Planning and organizing skills; Interpersonal relations and communication skills (verbal and written); Ability to work independently in a highly pressurized environment; Ability to interpret and apply policies; Creative skills; Ability to solve problems;

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Provide guidance to managers and employees of Labour Relations procedures and all Human Resource practices; Facilitate employee relations and employment equity in the Region; Handle labour disputes, misconducts and grievances; Coordinate the management of strike actions; Represent the Regional Office in National Labour Relations structures; Represent the Department in arbitrations and conciliation matters; Provide training and advocacy on labour related matters in the region; Facilitate the maintenance of discipline.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. P Hattingh (043) 702 7000

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS
REF NO: 19/86/KZN
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, DURBAN

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

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree/National Diploma in Financial Management or equivalent qualification; A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment, of which two (2) years must be at a supervisory/junior management level; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury regulations; Knowledge and experience of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and its Third Party Fund functions and services; Experience and knowledge on the MojaPay(SAP) system; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, accrual accounting as well as modified cash and cash accounting; A valid driver’s license. The following will serve as recommendations: Knowledge of the Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI)

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organizing; Problem solving skills; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication skills (verbal and written); Assertiveness; Accuracy and attention to detail.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Ensure effective management of staff; Report and liaise with Court and Office Managers on all TPF related matters; Provide training on MOJAPAY(SAP) system and other financial procedures within TPF; Provide TPF AFS project support and implementation thereof; Check documentation for the write-off irrecoverable deferred fines; Consolidate all TPF information; Assist with TPF Audit readiness and facilitation; Provide inputs on any improvements in financial systems, processes and procedures; Perform other ad-hoc function as required

ENQUIRIES: Mr J.N. Mdaka (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Quote the relevant reference number and direct your application to: the Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place Off Anton Lembede Street, Durban

ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5
REF NO: 19/124/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: PIETERMARITZBURG

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: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

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.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR1- MR5)
REF NO: 19/90/KZN
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE COURT DURBAN

SALARY: R198 411 – R480 921 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with experience as per OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or recognized 4 year legal qualification. Knowledge of the maintenance system and family law matters. Knowledge of Maintenance Act (Act 99/1998); A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: 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; Ability to work under pressure; Communication skills (verbal and written); Planning and organizing; Good interpersonal relations; Attention to detail; Customer care; Computer literacy.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer for offices under Ethekwini Metro; Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench Orders.

ENQUIRIES: Ms V. Mlandeliso (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Quote the relevant reference number and direct your application to: the Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place Off Anton Lembede Street, Durban

ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (04 POSTS)
REF NO: 19/125/MAS: CAPE TOWN (2)
REF NO: 19/126/MAS: PIETERMARITZBURG (2)
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: CAPE TOWN (2) AND PIETERMARITZBURG (2)

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: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: 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: 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: 16 SEPTEMBER 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.