Legal Administration Officer – 2 Positions

Posted on :

21 Aug, 2014

Category :

Legal Jobs in South Africa

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
CENTRE : National Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : An LLB degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years
appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of South African Legal
system, and legal practices with specific reference to civil litigation; Knowledge of
criminal procedures and practice; Ability to conduct legal research; Experience in
providing legal support in civil matters for and against the Department;
Knowledge and experience in office administration; A valid driver’s license. Skills
and Competencies: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow
management; the ability to support the Department’s process of legal advice;
Computer literacy; Planning and decision-making skills; Communication (verbal
and written) skills; interpersonal relations; Innovative and Analytical thinking.


DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Perform legal administrative duties of civil litigation
matters in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Courts;
Equality Courts and Magistrate’s Courts; Advise the Minister, Director – General
and Chief Litigation Officer on all litigation matters affecting the Department;
Represent the Department, its functionaries during consultations and liaise with
and Instruct the State Attorney with regard to civil matters; Draft legal papers;
Manage and deal with Departmental losses, transport claims, debt recovery for
and on behalf of the Department; Inform the Minister, Deputy Minister, NPA,
Director – General and other role players on measures taken to deal with matters
on their behalf; Handle ad hoc tasks in line with instructions.

ENQUIRIES : Ms N Joseph (012) 357 6846


APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal
address: 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
NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply


NOTE : Interested applicants may visit the following website: or to view the full job specification of the above positions.
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at A Z83 & CV must be accompanied
by certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s license must
be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report must
accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above
mentioned requirements will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to a personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to
short-listed candidates only. 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. The department
reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities
are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to them.

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