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SALARY: R198 411 – R502 893 per annum, Salary notch will be determined in accordance with experience in terms of the Occupational Specific Dispensation for Legally Qualified Personnel)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENT: A Senior Certificate, an appropriate B. Degree qualification of an LLB or equivalent four years’ B. Degree in Law at NQF level 7. Good knowledge of the South African legal system, law of contract, legal compliance, litigation management, drafting of legislation and other legal instruments; Ability to conduct legal research and to 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, and Public Finance Management Act is required. Good communication and writing skills and willingness to travel are essential. Knowledge of labor-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: Draft legal documents, memoranda, reports, and submissions and provide verbal and written legal opinions on a variety of matters, including matters related to state losses and liabilities. Scrutinize legislation and subordinate legislation administered by the Department and provide assistance during the legislative process. Attend to litigation matters on behalf of the Department through the State Attorney. Scrutinize draft international agreements and comply with the prescribed procedure for the conclusion of international agreements. Monitor the implementation of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 and the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000 in the Department.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Danie Maree Tel No: (012) 336 1218


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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