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New Vacancies/Posts

Dated: 03 May 2019/ Received for Publishing: 09 May 2019/ Closing Date: 03 Jun 2019

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: THIRD PARTY FUNDS
REFERENCE: 19/VA25 /NW
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: NW

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

REQUIRMENTS: A Degree/National Diploma in Financial Management or equivalent qualification; A minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a financial accounting/management environment, of which a minimum of three (3) years should be at supervisory/management level; A sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and National Treasury Regulations; Extensive knowledge of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and its Third Party Functions and services; Knowledge of Third Party Functions (TPF) system and a recognized accounting software package will be an added advantage; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, trust Account; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic management abilities; Communication (verbal and written); Project and financial management; Planning and organizing (including time management); Presentation and facilitation skills; Diversity management; Computer literacy (MS Office); Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage financial operations of Third Party Funds; Provide Training and on-site support to trainees within the Region on monthly monitoring and reporting of TPF’s, Justice Deposit Account System (JDSA) and compilation and consolidation of Regional Annual Financial Statements; Provide effective people management; Assist in the compilation of TPF Financial Statements, audit facilitation and verification of management comments; Provide inputs on any improvements in financial systems, processes and procedures.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. L Shoai at  (018) 397 7088.

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

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP5-LP6) (4 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 19/51/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: JOHANNESBURG
REFERENCE: 19/52/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: MMABATHO
REFERENCE: 19/61/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: CAPE TOWN

SALARY: R510 432 – R1 192 947 (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, legal costs 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; Experience in conveyancing will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s licence.

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; Supervisory and mentoring skills; Creative and analytical; Problem solving and conflict management.

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 opinion to client departments; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff; Draft and/or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations; Attend to Liquidation and Insolvency queries, register Trusts and Debt Collection.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Seerane  (012) 315 1164

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: 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
REFERENCE: 27/19/LMP.
CENTRE: MAGISTRATE MANKWENG

SALARY: R470 040 – 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 and 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 capabilities; Good communication (written and verbal); 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 strategies; Lead and manage the transformation of the office; Manage the projects intended to improve court; 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 management; Manage service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Maakamedi TP. (015) 287 2026 or
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: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT (RE-ADVERT)
REFERENCE: 26/19/LMP
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE, LIMPOPO

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

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three year National Diploma/degree or equivalent qualification; (Building, Electrical and Civil Engineering or related); Three years supervisory/management experience; Three years facilities and Auxiliary services experience; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Project Management; Good Financial Management skills; Strong communications skills with the ability to motivate and direct people; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Team oriented and results driven; Interpersonal relations and customer orientation; Creative and analytical; Problem solving and conflict management; Continual learning and information search; Accuracy and attention to detail; People Management skills

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assist with the management and co-ordinate planning for Capital Works and maintenance for infrastructure; Liaise with the Department of Public Works (DPW) on Capital Works and upgrading of infrastructure; Liaise with Area/Court Managers and Facilities Co-ordinators on additional infrastructure requirements and maintenance requirements ; Assist with the implementation of OHS Act as well as physical security upgrade; Assist with development of asset management strategy and compilation of plans; Assist with the development of maintenance strategy and compilation of reports; Assist with development and management of the implementation of norms and standards; Compilation of budget and reports; Provide and manage leased accommodation.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Maakamedi TP. ( (015) 287 2026
Ms. Mongalo MP. ( (015) 287 2082

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: THIRD PARTY FUNDS
REFERENCE: 19/VA26/NW
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE: NORTH WEST

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

REQUIREMENTS: Relevant three year tertiary qualification in in Commerce, Accounting or relevant equivalent qualification: A minimum of three (3) years working experience in a financial accounting/management environment, of which a minimum of 1 year should be at supervisory/junior management level: A valid driver’s licence; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, accrual accounting as well as modified cash Knowledge and experience of Third Party Funds functions and services will be an added advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Planning and organizing, Problem solving skills, Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; Computer literacy (MS Office); Administrative and Organizational Skills; Sound Interpersonal Relations; Communication skills; Accuracy and attention to detail, Investigation and analytical skills

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Ensure effective management of TPF staff, Deal with all TPF related matters and advise Court and Office Managers.Act as a System Manager/ Administrator on MOJAPAY; Manage the reporting and recovery of TPF losses; Provide training, TPF AFS project support and implementation thereof. Check documentation for the write-off of irrecoverable deferred fines. Monthly consolidate TPF information, Conduct TPF Audit readiness and facilitation. Provide inputs on any improvements in financial systems, processes and procedures.

ENQUIRIES: Ms L. Shoai 018) 397 7054

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES
REFERENCE: 19/56/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

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

REQUIREMENTS: 3 year Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification at NQF6; A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in the field of Human Resource Administration within the Public Service; Knowledge and application of the PERSAL System; Knowledge of relevant HR Good interpersonal relations and communication skills; Ability to work independently in a highly management legislation and directives.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy (MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Persal); Planning and organizing skills; pressurized environment; Ability to interpret and apply policies; Creative and analytical skills; Problem solving skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage and co-ordinate HR administration and statistics within the Masters Branch; Manage conditions of service and service benefits (leave, housing, IOD, terminations, long service recognition, overtime, relocation, pensions, etc; Manage and render HR provisioning (recruitment and selection, appointments transfers, verification of qualifications, reference checks, grade progressions etc); Manage performance management related payments; Provide effective people management.

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Qhamakoane Tel: (012) 357 8591

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application 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 Building, Pretoria, 0001.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 19/48/CLO
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: PRETORIA

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; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa 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: Ms K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

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.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 19/58/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: EAST LONDON

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; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; 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, High Labour, CCMA, Supreme Court of Appeal, Constitutional Courts, Land Claims, Tax and Tax Tribunals; Draft legal documents and conduct legal research; Draft and/or settle all types of contracts on behalf of the various client departments; Preside over all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Guide and train support staff; Draft, prepare and register conveyancing documents.

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: Ms. K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

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.

ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4)
REFERENCE: 19/59/CLO
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: PRETORIA

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; 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 and maintain as well as records of work performance; 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: Ms. K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

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.

SOCIAL WORKER/ FAMILY COUNSELLOR (GRADE 1)
OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, CAPE TOWN
RERERENCE: 31/19/FA/WC

SALARY: 257 592 – R298 614 per annum (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification which allows for professional registration with the SACSSP (SA Council for Social Service Profession); Appropriate experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Court Experience in rendering expect Evidence; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act, Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid drivers’ licence.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multi- disciplinary team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related family law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes; Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate; Conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in family law disputes to townships and rural areas.

NOTE: Candidates whose name appears on Part B of the child Protection Register as mandated by the Section 123 (5) of the Children’s Act, 2005 need not apply. Applicants are required to attach proof of registration with SACSSP and Service certificates of appropriate experience in Social work after registration as Social Worker with SACSSP.

ENQUIRIES: Advocate N Britz at Tel: (021) 426 1216

APPLICATION: Please forward your application to: Regional Head: Private Bag X 9171
CAPE TOWN 8000 or physical address: 30 Queen Victoria Street, 5th Floor CAPE TOWN.

FOR ATTENTION: Ms L Arenz

CLOSING DATE: 03 June 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.