LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR4) – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

REF NO: 19/100/KZN
SALARY :
R310 556 – R351 795 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance
agreement
CENTRE :
Regional Office, Durban

REQUIREMENTS :
LLB degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 5 years’ appropriate
post qualification legal experience; A sound knowledge of the South African Legal
system; An understanding of the principles of Batho Pele, Victim’s Charter and
Restorative Justice; Knowledge on the implementation of legislation affecting
vulnerable groups: A valid driver’s license; Proficiency in isiZulu will be an added
advantage. Skills and Competencies: Research skill; Legal drafting; Case flow
management skills; Computer literacy, including the ability to prepare Power-point
presentations and use Excel; Communication skills (both verbal and written); Good
inter-personal and inter-cultural relations and ability to liaise with senior officials
Problem solving skills; Time management skills; Accuracy and attention to detail

DUTIES :
Key Performance Areas: Responsible for special projects on Gender, Persons with
disabilities and the Elderly; Represent the Regional Office on Inter-Departmental
Committees; Manage the implementation of various pieces of legislation aimed at
protecting the rights of vulnerable groups; Conduct outreach events on various
pieces of legislation; Ensure that the strategic responsibilities in respect of Small
Claims Courts, Equality Courts, Regional Civil Courts and Restorative Justice are
met; Ensure the implementation of Victim’s Charter in the Province; Respond to
petitions, representations and complaints from civil society and other Government
Departments; Deal with the disposal, recovery and mitigation of losses; Deal with
statutory appointments e.g. commissioners of oaths.

ENQUIRIES :
Mr J.N. Mdaka Tel No: (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.

CLOSING DATE :
21 October 2019

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 to 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