SENIOR LEGAL ADMIN OFFICER (MR6) REF NO: HO2021/03/190
Directorate: Legal Services
SALARY: R473 820 – R1 140 828 per annum (salary to be determined in accordance with experience as per OSD determination).
CENTRE: Head Office, Johannesburg
REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Degree in LLB plus a minimum of 8 years post-qualification Legal experience. Admission as an Attorney or Advocate will be an added advantage. Knowledge and understanding of the Public Service legislative framework and Education laws, as well as drafting and interpretation of legislation and Contracts. Knowledge of South African Constitutional Law and the Promotion of the Administrative Justice Act is imperative. The ability to work long hours and under pressure. A valid driver’s license. Skills: Interpretation of statute skills, research skills, legislative drafting, and formulation skills. Good verbal and legal writing skills. Good communication (both written and verbal) as well as interpersonal skills. Well-developed analytical skills.
DUTIES: Coordinate responses to Chapter 9 institutions. Represent the Department in all hearings conducted by Chapter 9 institutions. Draft reports and analysis on all chapter 9 institutions investigations. Research the legal content of Legislation, civil jurisprudence and provide reports. Conduct research on the constitutionality and legality of the legislative frameworks applicable to the Department. Attend to the drafting of Provincial Laws, Regulations, contracts, statutory appeals, and vetting of circulars. Provide legal advisory services to the Department. Ensure compliance with legislation. Attend to queries regarding the departmental policies. Communicate with relevant stakeholders on matters relating to education attend to assigned duties from the Director.
ENQUIRIES: Adv. EN Mashigo Tel No: (011) 355 0147
APPLICATIONS: Head Office (HO): Physical Address: 26th Loveday Street, Kuyasa House, Johannesburg, Postal address: P.O. Box 7710, Johannesburg 2001 Enquiries: Check Enquiries on the Advert. District Ekurhuleni South (ES): Physical Address: Infinity Office Park, 2 Robin Close, Meyersdal Private Bag X8001, Alberton, 1456 Enquiries: Xolani KheswaTel No: (011) 389-6062.
District Sedibeng East (SE): Physical Address: Corner Joubert & Kruger street SL & M Building Vereeniging Postal Address: Private Bag X05, Vereeniging, 1930. Inquiries: Ms. N Xawuka Tel No: (016) 440 1717.
District Tswane North (TN): Physical Address: Wonderboom Junction 11 Lavender Street, Pretoria Postal Address: Private Bag X945, Pretoria, 0001. Inquiries Rejoice Manamela Tel No: (012) 543 4313
CLOSING DATE: 09 April 2021
NOTE: It is our intention to promote representatively (Race, Gender, and Disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 form, obtainable from any public service department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za /documents, which must be completed in full and originally signed. An updated CV, as well as a certified copy of your identity document and qualifications, must be attached. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (positive Identity, qualification, fraud listing, employment reference, and criminal record verification as well as the required level of security clearance process). Where applicable, the candidate will be subjected to a skills/ knowledge or computer assessment test. The specific reference number of the post must be quoted. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). No faxed, emailed and late applications will be considered.