SENIOR LEGAL ADMINITRATION OFFICER MR6 – Department Small Business Development – Pretoria


SALARY : R420 909 – 1 023 054 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum qualification of a Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and admission as
an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa or Advocate of the Bar Council
and in good standing with the Law Society of South Africa and Bar Council. .
At least 8-10 years recognised legal experience within the legal field in private
and public sector from date of minimum qualification. Computer Literacy (MS
Office Packages) Knowledge of and experience in the applicable Legislative
Framework on Litigation, Advanced knowledge and management of of civil
litigation, criminal procedure and practice, court rules. Advanced Contract
negotiations, vetting and drafting, Legislative drafting and management of
legislative processes. .

DUTIES : Research the applicability of legal principles and provide Legal Opinions. Draft
legal contracts and documents. Advise on hand or mentor juniors on drafting
of legal documents that provide clear motivation/ justification for a particular
position pertaining to a legal question. . Determine if contracts are legally
certain and whether it reflects the intention of the Department both financially
and in terms of its mandate. Peruse and study drafts of proposed bills or
amendments to bills, whilst advising and facilitating on the relevant legislative
processes. Determine the factual and legal situation on the case initiated on
behalf of or against the Department. Establish if the Department should litigate
or defend matter. Draft and / or edit legal correspondence on all legal
administrative enquiries. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders
on legal matters. Assign duties and responsibilities and manage individual
performance within the business unit. -. Compile monthly and quarterly reports
for presentation to relevant Management Committees. Compile an
Expenditure Plan and Report in terms of the financial expenditure of the
Business Unit. Compile and maintain an operational risk register for the
Business Unit. Maintain a contracts database for the Department.

ENQUIRIES : Adv. M Mufamadi 012 394 5872
NOTE : EE Requirements: Preference will be given African Males / Coloured Females
/ White Males and People with a disability.

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: The Registry Office, Department
Small Business Development, Private Bag X672, Pretoria 0001 or hand
delivered at Block G – 3
rd Floor, the dti Campus, corner of Meintjies and Robert
Sobukwe Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE : 16 February 2018. Applications received after the closing date will not be

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form (unsigned
Z83 form will disqualify an application), which can be obtained from any
Government institution, and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV
with copies of qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached) and ID
document and driver’s license (where applicable), including the details of at
least two contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the
applicant). Background verification, including criminal record and citizenship
checks, as well as a competency assessment will form part of the selection
process. Department Small Business Development is committed to the pursuit
of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote
representivity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference. It
is the applicants’ responsibility to have their foreign qualifications evaluated by
the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be
limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3
months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful.