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Posted: 18 May 2018 / Published: 20 May 2018 / Closing Date: 08 Jun 2018

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 18/53/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: KIMBERLEY

SALARY: R265 284 – R759 603. (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 legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa will be an added advantage; 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 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 opinions and advice; Handle all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection.

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.

CLOSING DATE: 08 JUNE 2018

Posted: 23 Apr 2018 / Published: 02 May 2018 / Closing Date: 21 May 2018

DIRECTOR: INTERNATIONAL LEGAL RELATIONS
REFERENCE: 18/52/CD
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R948 174 – R1 116 918 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in International Law/Relations as recognised by SAQA/LLB; Experience in narrative report drafting, legal and academic research; At least 6 years’ of relevant work experience of which 5 years must be at middle/senior managerial level; Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act,1999, prescripts and Regulations; A valid driver’s licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Capabilities and leadership; Performance management; Project Management; Financial Management; Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation; Problem Solving and Analysis; People Management and Empowerment; Communication skills; Drafting of narrative reports; Legal and academic research.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and coordinate liaison and cooperation with States, including Regional, Continental and International organizations/agencies on justice, constitutional and legal affairs within the international context; Manage and coordinate Commonwealth, Africa and SADC matters pertaining to the administration of justice, human rights and other legal matters; Manage and facilitate interaction with other international bodies such as the United Nations (UN), The Hague Convention, The International Institutes on the Unifation of Private Law (UNIDROIT), Africa & Asian Legal Consultative Organizations (AALCO) and related bodies on constitutional and legal affairs; Prepare documents and memoranda for the signing and ratification of treaties/instruments on justice, human rights and other legal matters for Cabinet and Parliament; Manage and coordinate negotiations of bilateral and multilateral treaties on constitutional and legal matters; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: Preference will be given to women and people with disability.

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.

MASTER
REFERENCE: 18/51/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT: GRAHAMSTOWN

PACKAGE: R948 174 – R1 116 918 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or 4 years recognised legal qualification at NQF level 7; 5 years’ experience should be at middle/ senior management level; Experience in the functional fields and services provided by the Masters of the High Court; Knowledge and experience in the Master’s environment; Knowledge of the Administration of Estate Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency Act, Companies Act, Close Corporation Act, Trust Property Control Act and other relevant legislation; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Financial management; Leadership; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Communication skills; Change management; People development and empowerment; Project management; Time management; Ability to work in a highly pressurized environment; Computer literacy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Monitor and improve the administration of Guardian Funds service; Manage, monitor and improve the administration of insolvency services; Monitor and improve the administration of deceased estates services and trust services; Manage, Monitor and improve the administration of curatorship services; Provide strategic leadership and guide the roll-out of PEAS (Paperless Estate Administration System) of strategic service points within the jurisdiction of the office of the Master Durban.

NOTE: 1. People with disability are encouraged to apply.
2. Preference will be given to women and people with disability.

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

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.

DIRECTOR: ASSET MANAGEMENT: (RE-ADVERTISEMENT: PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED TO RE-APPLY) (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REFERENCE: 18/48/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R948 174 – R1 116 918 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Financial Management, Asset Management field or equivalent
(NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA; 6 years’ experience in Asset Management environment of which 5 years should be at middle/senior management level; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and other relevant prescripts; Knowledge of Supply Chain Management within the Public Sector.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Financial Management skills; Strategic Leadership capability; Communication skills (verbal & written); Computer literacy; Project Management skills; Research and Resource Management skills; Strategic Change and risk management; Presentation and facilitation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure a complete, accurate and consolidated asset register for owned & leased assets; Manage and oversee the disposal process within the department; Monthly reconciliation between the Basic Accounting System (BAS), Procurement System and the Asset Register; Provide accurate and complete financial information for compilation of the financial statements pertaining to leases and owned assets; Provide asset management advice, support to the department and manage the Directorate according to defined management functions and standards.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms S. Bezuidenhout Tel: (012) 315 1090

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.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: CONTRACTS, LITIGATION RISKS AND PERFORMANCE (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REFERENCE: 18/49/CFO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R657 558 – R774 576 per annum (All inclusive) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/Degree in Supply Chain Management, Financial Management or Business Management (with strong emphasis on Contract Law) at NQF 6; At least 3 years working experience in the Contract Management and Supplier Performance Monitoring environment; Knowledge of SCM regulatory framework, PFM and relevant National Treasury prescript will be an added advantage; A Commercial or Contract law qualification will be an added advantage; A working knowledge of SCM government structures and Legal background will be an added advantages.

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

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 and contract dispute process. Draft of Service level Agreement (SLA); Provide support to SCM governance structures; Develop SCM performance management plan (efficiency analysis, improvement, standard processes and templates); Develop and implement SCM document management framework (e-filling structure, security, classification, repository, collaboration and automation); Monitor and evaluate performance against Departmental procurement objectives and report thereof; Detect SCM non-compliance and process risks and propose mitigation plan and report progress thereof; Develop procedure for the implementation of National Treasury SCM reforms on SCM related case law; Research and liaison with legal services, state attorney’s office, competition commission and or public protector no SCM related case laws, precedents and verdicts to shape and informs 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.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encourage to apply

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Bezuidenhout  (012) 315 1090

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: 21 MAY 2018


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.