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SALARY: R473 820 – R533 772 per annum (Salary notch will be determined in accordance with experience in terms of the Occupational Specific Dispensation for Legally Qualified Personnel)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior Certificate, an appropriate B. Degree qualification of an LLB or equivalent four years’ B. Degree in Law at NQF level 7, plus at least 8 years appropriate post-qualification legal experience. Good knowledge of the South African legal system and a good understanding of legislative processes. Ability to draft legislation, conduct legal research, and work independently. Good interpersonal, problem-solving, and dispute resolution skills. Computer literate. Sound knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Promotion of Access to Information Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Public Service Act, Public Administration Management Act, and Public Finance Management Act, is required. Good communication and writing skills, a valid driver’s license, and willingness to travel are essential. Knowledge of energy-related legislation and policies will be an added advantage.

DUTIES: To provide professional legal support and advice to the Department and Ministry and will perform the following specific duties: Scrutinise and draft legislation, including subordinate legislation; Comment on draft legislation relating to the public administration; Review legislation administered by the Minister; Provide legal opinions pertaining to existing public administration related legislation; supervise and develop staff.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. Renisha Naidoo Tel No: (012) 336 1006


CLOSING DATE: 11 May 2021

NOTE: Applications must quote the relevant reference number and consist of: A fully completed and signed New Z83 form; a recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks on criminal records, citizen verification, financial records, qualification verification, and applicants could be required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The successful candidate will be expected to enter into an employment contract and a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment, as well as completing a financial interest’s declaration form within one month of appointment and annually thereafter. Note: a new application for employment (Z83) form is applicable from 01 January 2021. The new form can be downloaded online at

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