DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICES

  • Full Time
  • Kimberley, Northern Cape, James Exum Building, 144 Du Toitspan Road, Memorial Road Area , 8300 View on Map
  • Health Northern Cape posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 12, 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, (All-inclusive package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: NCDOH 12/2021
  • Centre Provincial Office, Kimberley
  • Enquiries
    Ms L. Fritz Tel No: 053 8300 601
  • Where to submit application
    Northern Cape Department of Health Private Bag X5049, Kimberley 8300 or 144 Du Toitspan Road Kimberley Hospital Complex, James Exum Building
  • Notes
    NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV, qualification(s), academic records including ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable]. Non RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the abovementioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Health is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representavity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. SMS (Senior Management Service) will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. Entry level requirements for SMS Posts – In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days and Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS introduced the 01st April 2015, a requirement for all participants for SMS posts from 01st April 2020 is the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available on the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. The required copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The request for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. The Human Resource of the Department will inform shortlisted candidate for a post to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s (NQF 7) as in LLB Degree and 5 (five) years’ experience in Middle Management Level. Admission as an Attorney or Advocate will be an added advantage. Knowledge of the South African legal system, legal practices and related spheres. Valid driver’s licence. SMS pre-entry certificate as offered by the National School of Government (NSG). Competence to be able to provide a vision, give direction and inspire others in order to deliver on the organizational mandate. Must be able to manage and encourage people, optimize their outputs and effectively manage relationships in order to achieve organizational goals. Must be able to develop, implement, evaluate and adjust plans to achieve the desired objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources. Must be able to compile and manage budgets, control cash flow, institute risk management and administer tender procurement processes in accordance with generally recognized financial practices in order to ensure the achievement of organizational objectives. Must be able to initiate and support organizational transformation and change in order to successfully implement new initiatives and deliver on service delivery commitments. DUTIES : To provide sound legal advice and litigation support to the Department. Provide legal opinions. Execute all administrative legal actions to ensure compliance. Manage litigation matters including medico-legal specialist services. Draft and amend legislation and legal instruments. Monitor legal compliance with national instruments. Advice on the drafting and monitoring of the service level agreements

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