CHIEF REGISTRAR, REF NO: 2020/114/OCJ
SALARY: R473 820. (MR6) (Salary will be in accordance with the Occupation Specific Dispensation Determination). Applicants must attach a service certificate/s for the determination of their experience. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE: High Court, Mthatha
REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or a four (4) year Legal qualification. A minimum of eight (8) years’ post-qualification legal experience. Computer literacy. Leadership and Managerial experience. A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Numerical skills. Technical Expertise. Attention to detail. Planning, organizing, and control. Problem-solving and decision-making skills. Customer service orientated. Interpersonal skills. Conflict management. Strong work ethics and motivation. Self-management. Professionalism appearance and conduct.
DUTIES: Mentor and advice on the tracking and management of the progression of all cases filed in Court. Management of time and events necessary to move cases from initiation through to disposition. Reporting to the Judge President. Make input on amendments of Court rules. Practice Directives to improve efficiency at the High Court. Implement directives issued by the Judge President. Manage implementation of the Departmental Strategic Objectives relating to the processing of Cases within the Case Flow Management Framework at the High Court. Reporting, compile training manuals, and provide training to Registrars. Support staff, Stakeholder Management, Human Resources Management, Court and Case-Flow Management/Quasi-Judicial Functions. Manage Service Level Agreement Framework. Managing Strategic Court Efficiency Projects and Best Practices, Information, and Case/Court Documentation Management System. Safeguard case records in accordance with prescripts. Achieve excellence in delivering the planned Customer Service outcomes (i.e. Service levels and Standards) for the Department and monitoring the unit’s Service Delivery in order to achieve the service delivery targets. Ensure the highest level of Customer Care and Customer satisfaction. Manage PMDS of staff.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. S Mponzo Tel No: (043) 726 5217
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. Applications can also be hand-delivered to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 188, 14th Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685.
Thohoyandou: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice Service Centre, Limpopo, Private Bag X9693, Polokwane, 0700. Applications can also be hand-delivered to the High Court of South Africa: Limpopo Division, Polokwane, 36 Biccard & Bodenstein Street, Polokwane, 0699.
Gauteng Local Division/Pretoria/Labour Claims Court (Randburg): 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.
Western Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X14, Vlaeberg, 8018. Applications can also be hand-delivered to 30 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town.
Mthatha: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Postal Address: Private Bag x 13012, Cambridge 5206, East London. Applications can also be hand-delivered to 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building, 2nd Floor, Vincent 5242, East London.
CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2021
NOTE: The Office of the Chief Justice 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, the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act55) of 1998) and the relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration and preference will be given to Women and Persons with Disabilities. 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.
ERRATUM: Kindly note that the position of Three – Years’ Judge’s Secretary (3 Posts), Gauteng Division: Pretoria, Ref No: 2021/100/OCJ (12 Months Contract), advertised on DPSA Circular 12 with a closing date of 23 April 2021 has been withdrawn. We apologize for any inconvenience caused