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(Contract Post Ending 31 March 2022)

Directorate: Legal Services

SALARY : R373 389 – R439 827 per annum (plus 37% in lieu of benefits)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A four year legal qualification, LLB or B Proc. Admission as an Advocate or Attorney will be an advantage. At least eight (8) years appropriate post qualification experience in providing legal advice and drafting of legal opinion, negotiating, scrutinizing, editing legal documents and or contracts as well as legislative drafting. Advanced knowledge of the South African Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Interpretation of Statues, Civil Litigation and Intergovernmental Relations framework as well as procurement prescripts. Knowledge and understanding of legislative drafting process, rules of Parliament and all pieces of legislation administered by the Department. Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and computer skills. Willingness to travel frequently and work long and irregular hours. Ability to function under pressure. A valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Draft Legislation, Regulations, Executive Acts, International Agreement, Memoranda of Understanding and other legal instruments. Distribution of first draft to internal stakeholders and other government Departments. Drafting, editing and amending Service Level Agreement, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding and International Agreements. Provision of legal opinions to the departments and Ministry. Identify applicable legal principles, including case law and apply the law to facts. Management and co-ordination of litigation. Liaise with the State Attorney timeously to ensure compliance with Court Rules and proper representation of the Department.

ENQUIRIES : Adv LN Makhoshi at Tel No: (012) 395 8470

NOTE : Copies of original certificates of service must be submitted with the application.

APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Application may be submitted through the e-mail at recruitment@health.gov.za or hand delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets.Pretoria.


CLOSING DATE : 13 July 2020 Time: 12h00 Midday

NOTE : Applications should be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and copies of qualification certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including ID and driver’s license. No faxed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.


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