DIRECTOR: CADASTRAL ADVISORY AND RESEARCH SERVICES Directorate: Cadastral Advisory and Research Services

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (All-inclusive package). The package includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services (SMS).
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Reference REF NO: 3/2/1/2021/081
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Mr SB Mdubeki Tel No: (012) 326 8050
  • Where to submit application
    Please ensure that you email your application to: [email protected] before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. Applications and supporting documents sent to email addresses that are not specified in the advertisement for the post that you are applying for will not be accepted. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified.
  • Notes
    NOTE: The requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service level include the successful completion of Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government. Applicants should therefore attach proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training?course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified. Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course. No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. DALRRD may conduct reference checks which will include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract, sign an annual performance agreement and annually disclose her or his financial interests. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with. Applications: The reference number should be featured in the subject line in the application e-mail sent to the Department. DALRRD requests applicants to apply by submitting applications on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the DPSA web site link: http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp that should be accompanied by comprehensive CVs (previous experience must be expansively detailed) and copies of qualifications, service certificates to support senior management experience, driver’s licence and proof of registration with professional bodies were applicable, identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resource. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation. As from 1 January 2021, applications received on the incorrect application form (Z83) will not be considered. All required information on Form Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. Attachments to emailed applications must be limited to 10 megabytes and be as a PDF document.The DALRRD cannot be held responsible for server delays.Failure to submit the required documents will result in your application not being considered. If you apply for more than one post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates within three (3) months after the closing date of the post. If by then you have not been

Job Description

DUTIES: Manage the provision of legal advice and opinions to the National Geomatics Management Services (NGMS) management on all matters pertaining to cadastral surveys and projects undertaken by the Branch. Consider the query and conduct research. Manage the preparation and settlement of and advice. Render professional advice to the Chief Surveyor-General, Surveyor-General, Chief Directors, Directors on all legal matters. Facilitate obtaining legal advice internally or externally where necessary. Receive and peruse court processes. Instruct legal services to instruct the office of the State Attorney. Manage the drafting, editing, implementation and administration of all new legislations including regulations. Collate information in accordance with the prescribed legislative procedure. Provide information and advice regarding the provisions of the legislation. Provide professional advice on the implementation of the legislation. Manage the publication of government notices for the purpose of implementation. Investigate concerns, proposals for amendment and streamlining of regulations. Manage amendment and repeal, including administration and application of the existing legislations pertaining to surveys. Assist the Chief Surveyor-General with administration and control of the Survey Regulations Board (SRB). Render professional advice to the Board. Manage negotiations and drafting of service level agreements and any other agreement as may be required from time to time. Manage the vesting and drafting of Branch to Branch service level agreements. Manage the vetting and preparation of Pupil Survey Officers’ contracts. Advise the Branch on certain provisions of the Pupil Geomatics Officers (PGO) contract. Ensuring adherence with the provisions of the contracts which the Branch has entered into. Conduct legal research in relation to cadastral issues and procedures. Conduct research to establish whether the Branch has the locus standi and make recommendations. Research and investigate ways of dealing with the court process at hand. Research and provide information to units with NGMS. Provide legal advice for the purpose of responding to queries and correspondence to external clients and stakeholders. Assist the Chief Surveyor-General to make recommendations to the Minister. Prepare memos for approval by the Minister. Liaise and consult with legal practitioners and all relevant stakeholders. Provide legal advice and attend to queries from various stakeholders. Prepare Chief Surveyor-General circulars.

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