ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS REF NO: 2021/78/OCJ

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS REF NO: 2021/78/OCJ

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

CENTRE: National Office: Midrand

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Labour Relations/Human Resource Management specializing in Labour relations/Employment Relations or equivalent qualification. A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a labour relations environment. A valid driver’s licence. Willingness to travel. Skills and Competencies: Problem-solving skills. Planning, organising and time management. Excellent verbal and written communication including negotiation and diplomacy. Policy analysis and development. Research and analysis. Ability to operate Microsoft office programmes effectively. Ability to work under pressure and people’s management. In-depth knowledge and understanding of all relevant Human Resources Legislative Framework, Regulations and Prescripts.

DUTIES: Coordinate and handle all misconduct cases in the Department promptly and effectively. Finalise all grievances and complaints received from employees in the Department timeously. Provide support in terms of representing the Department at the Departmental Bargaining Chamber. Develop and manage the information and records of all activities in the Employment Relations unit and capturing of cases on Personal. Accurately update the case management system. Provide training and advocacy relating to Employment Relations matters. Serving as an employee relations expert. Providing guidance and conducting comprehensive investigations for all complex and escalated issues or those representing significant risk to the Department. Coordinate effective collective bargaining within the Department by ensuring healthy working relationship and engagement with the relevant recognised trade unions. Assist in the management of strike action within the Department. Perform timeous resolution of disputes and escalate to the unit Manager where appropriate. Ensure procedural and substantive compliance in the management of grievances. Competently represent the Department at external disputes resolution forums.

ENQUIRIES Ms S Tshidino and Ms B Rakgotho Tel No: (010) 493 2500/ 8774

APPLICATIONS: National Office (Midrand): Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to The Director: Human Resources, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X10, Marshalltown, 2107 or hand-deliver applications to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 188, 14th Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685. Supreme Court of Appeal: Bloemfontein: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X20612, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand-deliver applications to the Free State High Court, Corner President Brand and Fontein Street, Bloemfontein, 9301. Gauteng Division: Pretoria/ Labour and Labour Appeals Court: Johannesburg: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X7, Johannesburg, 2000. Applications can also be hand-delivered to the 12th floor, Cnr Pritchard and Kruis Street, Johannesburg. North West: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X 2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand-deliver applications to 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens: Mafikeng.

CLOSING DATE 06 April 2021

NOTE: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department. Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies/ www.judiciary.org.za. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID documents (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Applications received after the closing date, as well as applications received via fax or email, will NOT be considered or accepted. Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Note: Requirement for all Senior Management Service (SMS) Posts – Nyukela Programme: This is a Pre-Entry Certificate to Senior SMS endorsed by DPSA which is offered by the National School of Government (NSG) through an online course platform. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/ SMS-pre-entry-program. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the Pre-entry certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the 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 President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the following dynamic person/s are required to capacitate the Office:

 

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