Legal Admin Officer at Justice Department - 2 Positions - Jobs in South Africa

Legal Admin Officer at Justice Department – 2 Positions

Posted on :

23 Sep, 2014

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Legal Jobs in South Africa

This is a re-advertised post; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply as the post requirements have changed.

SALARY : R183 126 – R662 397 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : National Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : An LLB (or equivalent); At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of South African legal system, legal practices and related spheres with specific reference to criminal law; Knowledge of criminal procedures, practice and court rules (Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court and Magistrate Courts);


Knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Ability to stay up-to-date with new developments in South African law (especially Administrative Law) and to conduct independent legal research;


Experience and knowledge of judicial system and functioning of courts; Appropriate knowledge of and experience in office administration. Skills and Competencies: Legal research and drafting skills; Report-writing and analytical skills;

Computer literacy (MS Office); Good planning and decision-making skills; Good interpersonal and language skills; Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).


DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Administer and advise role players on the following: Section 84 (2)(j) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Section 271B and 271C of the Criminal Procedure Act No.51 of 1977; Section 327 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977;


Section 333 of the Criminal Procedure Act,1977; Section 23 of the Supreme Court Act No. 59 of 1959; Debt Collectors Act No. 114 of 1998; Conduct legal research on principles and case law relevant to legal matters; Handle ad hoc tasks in line with instructions; Draft legal instruments; Office administration


ENQUIRIES : Ms K Ngomani (012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional

Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria

CLOSING DATE : 06 October 2014

NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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