DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICES

  • Full Time
  • Sasolburg, Orange Free State, Fichardt St, Sasolburg, 1947 View on Map
  • Human Settlements Free State posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 24, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,057,326.00 - R1,057,326.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum, (An all-inclusive package). The remuneration consists of the basic salary, the Government’s contribution to the government Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion, which may be structured in terms of the rules for structuring of the flexible portion and which may include a 13th cheque, motor car allowance, home owner’s allowance and medical aid assistance.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Justice & Protection
  • Reference REF NO: HS 1/2021
  • Centre Bloemfontein
  • Enquiries
    Mr. T.A. Reachable Tel No: 051 403 3818
  • Where to submit application
    Addressed to Head: Human Resource Management Directorate, Human Settlements. P.O Box 247, Bloemfontein 9300 or Applications that are hand delivered must be brought to the foyer of OR Tambo House, St. Andrews Street, Bloemfontein, where they must be placed in the appropriately marked box at Security on Ground Floor. No applications will be accepted by staff in offices in the building.
  • Notes
    R1 057 326 per annum, (An all-inclusive package). The remuneration consists of the basic salary, the Government’s contribution to the government Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion, which may be structured in terms of the rules for structuring of the flexible portion and which may include a 13th cheque, motor car allowance, home owner’s allowance and medical aid assistance.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s / Honours Degree as recognized by SAQA in LLB. 5-years’ experience at Middle Management level in the legal environment. A Valid Driver’s license. Successful completion of the Nyukela Pre-entry certificate to Senior Management Services. Knowledge: Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).Applicable legislation and prescripts. Government programmes. Information management. Policies and procedures. Skills: Applied strategic thinking, budgeting and financial management. Good analytical skills, people management, citizen focus and responsiveness. Conflict management, problem solving, planning and organizing, decision making, team leadership, communication (verbal and written). DUTIES : Provide legal administrative services to the Department: Facilitate and coordinate liaison and consultations with legal advisors and experts. Conduct research and initiate and contribute to the development and review of regulatory frameworks and policies. Produce draft legislation and accompanying memoranda. Respond to legally based queries and complaints of service providers and the Public. Facilitate settlements in the case of persons who have entered into agreements with the Department. Provide legal advice and initiate litigation on behalf of the Department. Scrutinise and provide direction with regard to case merits (e.g. debt recovery, summonses and applications). Consult with and instruct State Attorney. Oversee compiling of signing affidavits, statements and case particulars. Consult policy documents and legal handbooks. Consult with departmental/technical experts. Scrutinise 135 court records and evidential material. Prepare case files. Manage time-frames and filing of case documentation. Provide legal advisory services to the department. Co-ordinate between legal matters of the Department. Provide legal opinion. Advise on merits of cases and appeals. Create a climate conducive to legal awareness and compliance. Institute measures to raise legal awareness within the Department. Ensure that departmental policies and strategies are compliant with applicable national and provincial legislation. Ensure that legal interpretations are in line with national and provincial intent and objectives. Monitor and report on quasi-judicial and administrative processes and procedures. Provide advice with regard to investigations into irregularities. Manage the allocated resource of the directorate: Ensure timeous development of job description and implementation of Work Plans and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all employees in the sub- Directorate. Manage daily employee performance and ensure timely Performance Assessments of all subordinates. Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team / section produces excellent work in terms of quality / quantity and timeliness. Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from manager. Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential provide the necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training and development opportunities. Ensure management, maintenance and safekeeping of assets.

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