CHIEF STATE LAW ADVISOR – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

REF NO:
20/79/SLA
SALARY : R1 521 591 – R1 714 074 per annum. The successful candidate will be required
to sign a performance agreement
CENTRE : National Office: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate LLB Degree or recognized 4-year legal qualification (NQF level
8);Admission as an Attorney or Advocate; 10 years’ experience at a senior
management level and proven experience as a State Law Advisor; Knowledge
of all spheres of law including drafting, litigation, negotiating drafting, scrutiny
of international arrangements, opinion writing, subordinate legislation,
management and budgeting. Skills and Competencies: Strategic capacity and
leadership; Programme and project management; Financial management;
Change management; Knowledge management; Service delivery innovation
(SDI); Problem solving and analysis; People management and empowerment;
Client orientation and customer focus; Communication skills; Honesty and
integrity.

DUTIES :
Key Performance Areas: Oversee and manage the delivery of legal opinions
as requested by State departments and other organs of State; Oversee and
manage International Agreements as requested by state departments and
other organs of State; Oversee, manage and direct development, evaluating
and assessment of draft legislation; Oversee and manage the translation of
legislation; Facilitate and manage stakeholder relations finance of the Branch
as delegated; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES :
Mr. C. Zana Tel No: (012) 357 8185

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.
NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
CLOSING DATE : 06 April 2020

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 form & CV must
be accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications, identity document
and a driver’s license where necessary. 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 t o a technical and competency
assessment. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be
required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder
must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. 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 driver’s license is a requirement. 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

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