• Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 329 Pretorius Street (c/o Pretorius and Sisulu Streets), 0002 View on Map
  • Justice and Constitutional Development posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 30, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R473,820.00 - R1,140,828.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R473 820 – R1 140 828 per annum (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Justice & Protection
  • Reference Master of the High Court: (Pretoria) Ref No: 21/178/MAS (X1 Post) Master of the High Court (Nelspruit) Ref No: 21/194/MAS (X1 Post)
  • Centre Master of the High Court: (Pretoria) , Master of the High Court (Nelspruit)
  • Enquiries
    Mr R Chauke Tel No: (012) 315 1329 & Mr C Msiza Tel No: (012) 315 4754
  • Where to submit application
    Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: 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
  • Notes
    Interested applicants may visit the following website: or to view the full job specification of the above positions. Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s licence where necessary. Attachments must be in a PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s licence is a requirement. 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. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: LLB degree or a four year recognized legal qualification; 8 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the Administration of Estates Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency Act, Companies Act, Close Corporations Act, Trust Property Control Act and other relevant legislations; Experience in the functional fields of the services provided by the Masters of the High Court and Masters environment including Guardian’s Fund; Skills And Competencies: Estate duties; Trusts; Administration of Estates; Legal research and drafting; Dispute Resolution; Planning, organizing and analytical skills; People development and empowerment; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Problem solving and decision making skills; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy. DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Monitor and advice on conductive determinations and assessment of Estate duties in terms of the Act by virtue of the delegation of South African Receiver of Revenue; Monitor and review all legal and administrative operations at the Office of the Master of the High Court; Ensure that all functions within the office contribute towards the Strategic direction of the Masters Branch and ultimately the Departmental strategic objectives; Ensure effective and efficient delivery of service, financial and human resource management within the Office of the Master; Draft legal documents that provide clear justification; Mediate and conciliate disputes by advising on the outcome of its resolution.

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