DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICES

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Isibalo House, Koch Street, Salvokop, 0002 View on Map
  • @Statistics SA posted 7 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,057,326.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13) (All-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference REF NO: 09/10/21HO
  • Centre Head Office Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms L Dooka, Tel No: 012 336 0161
  • Where to submit application
    All applications must be submitted online on the following link: www.statssa.gov.za/recruitment
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be submitted online and must be completed in full on all fields including the declaration part. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be stated. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications, ID and driver’s licence (where applicable) must be uploaded on the system. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day the interview following communication from HR. General Information: Candidates whose appointments promote representatively in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts 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. The shortlisted candidate(s) will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment and must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by Statistics South Africa. One of the minimum entry requirement for SMS position is the pre-entry certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training?course/smspre-entry-programme/. The successful candidate(s) will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance. Applications that do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this Department within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Statistics South Africa reserves the right to fill or not fill the below-mentioned posts.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 7 SAQA recognised) in Law or related field, Admission as an Attorney or Advocate is essential, Training in management courses will be an added advantage, At least six years’ relevant experience of which five (5) years must be at a middle management level, Knowledge of legal prescripts, Knowledge of MS Office Suite, A valid driver’s license, Good communication, presentation, problem solving, research and interpersonal skills, Dynamic, self-driven, innovative, results oriented, strong service delivery, customer and quality focus, Passion for policies, procedures and legal compliance, Willingness to work under pressure and long hours to meet deadlines, Willingness to travel. DUTIES: Provide legal advice and execute necessary legal actions, Manage litigation matters, Advise on the drafting and monitoring of contracts including Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), Draft and amend legislation and legal instruments for the department, Provide training on Stats Act and other applicable legal prescripts, Develop and implement internal frameworks such as policies, procedures, as well as strategic, operational, risk and other plans for the directorate, Manage financial and human resources for the directorate.

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