LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

REFERENCE: 11/19/LMP
POST: LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (MR1 – MR4)
CENTRE: REGIONAL OFFICE LIMPOPO
PACKAGE: R 186 828 – R 332 823 per annum (Salary to be determined in accordance with experience after obtaining LLB). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS:
 An LLB degree or a four year recognized legal qualification;
 Knowledge of the Promotion of Access to Information Act,2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) and its application;
 A valid driver’s license.
The following would serve as recommendation:
 Knowledge of Legislation administered by the Department. The Public Service Act and Regulations, Public Finance Management Act and Regulations. Diversity management as well as Transformation and Equity within the Public Service.
 Proven ability to execute independent high-level decisions and provide feedback;
 Knowledge of communication systems.
Skills and Competencies:
 Legal Research and drafting skills;
 Interpersonal relations;
 Dispute Resolution
 Report writing
 Project Management
 Computer literacy;
DUTIES:
 Draft legal document and give legal advice to the Regional Office and other organs of the State within the Region regarding the interpretation and execution of powers and legal matters.
 Respond to petitions, representations and complaints from civil Society and other Government Departments.
 Liaise with other Departments, Prosecutors, Judiciary and communities on the programmes around crime prevention and various stakeholders.
 Prepare memoranda for appointments of Commissioners of Oath, Appraisers and Justice of Peace
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 Recover loss of and damage of state property
 Oversee the smooth functioning of Specialised Courts in the Province i.e. Sexual Offences, Family, Equality, Community Court
 Facilitate Public Education and conduct Community Awareness Campaigns on legislation administered by the Department.
 Co-ordinate programmes related to children in custody, awaiting trial prisoners, small claims courts ,the lay assessors system and maintenance
 Implement programmes relating to children in conflict with the law, human trafficking, restorative justice victims of crime and other special programmes
 Support the Courts regarding quasi-judicial functions.
ENQUIRIES: Ms Mongalo MP  (015) 287 2037
Mr. Maakamedi TP  (015) 287 2026
APPLICATIONS:
Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, Private Bag x9526, Polokwane 0700 OR Physical address: Reception area, Limpopo Regional Office, 92 Bok Street, Polokwane, 0700.
CLOSING DATE: 15 APRIL 2019
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. Applications should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. The CV must accompany the Z83 and all other supporting documents required. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1)(i) of the Constitution of SA, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996), the EE imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) and relevant HR policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Successful candidates may be required to undergo security clearance.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Candidates are expected to avail themselves for interviews and assessments at a date and time determined by the Department. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE
REGIONAL OFFICE: LIMPOPO

Updated: April 7, 2019 — 21:35