HEAD: LEGAL SERVICES

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, DST Building (Building No. 53), CSIR Campus (South Gate Entrance), Meiring Naudé Road, Brummeria, 0001 View on Map
  • @Science and Innovation posted 7 days ago
  • Posted : May 11, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177213
  • Offered Salary R1 269 951 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Reference REF NO: 22/01
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms Duduzile Magampa Tel No: 012 843 6704
  • Where to submit application
    Applications must be emailed to [email protected]
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be accompanied by a fully completed and signed Z83 form (even if CV is attached) and up-to-date curriculum vitae (including three contactable referees) as well as the applicant's qualifications and identity document. Required documents need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources. A new application for employment form (Z83) became effective as of 1 January 2021. Individuals applying for a post must submit the new application form, which can be downloaded at http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp. Applications submitted on the old forms will not be considered. Applications must be submitted as one pdf document and emailed to the email address specified for the particular post. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personal suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, previous employment verification, verification of qualifications and creditworthiness). It is the responsibility of applicants to have any foreign qualifications verified by the South African Qualifications Authority. The Department will respond only to shortlisted candidates, who will be interviewed on a date and at a time specified by the Department. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment. All candidates for Senior Management Service (SMS) positions will be subjected to a technical exercise to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics for 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 and using the mandated DPSA SMS competency-assessment tools. All SMS candidates must have completed a senior management leadership programme with either the National School of Government (NSG) or a higher education institution accredited by the NSG, and must submit proof of this with their applications.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An NQF level 7 Bachelor of Laws degree. A Master of Laws degree will be an added advantage. A minimum of five years experience at senior management level in a legal environment as well as admission as an attorney. Experience in providing legal advice, drafting of legal opinions and negotiating, scrutinizing, drafting and editing legal documents and/or contracts. Candidates must have knowledge and understanding of the Public Service Act and Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, contract legislation and legislation compliance management, legislative drafting, corporate governance systems, dispute resolution mechanisms, policy analysis and implementation, South African Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, interpretation of statues, Planning and Development Law, Civil Litigation and Mediation, National Treasury Regulations, Promotion of Access to Information Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Intergovernmental relations framework as well as procurement prescripts. The incumbent must be able to articulate ideas, work under pressure and interact diplomatically at all levels. They should possess strategic capability and, leadership skills, relationship building skills, computer literacy (MS Office), programme and project management skills, financial management skills, people management and empowerment skills, service delivery and innovation skills, problem solving skills, policy development skills, communication (writing, presentation and verbal) skills, research and analysis skills and stakeholder management skills. They should be customer and service oriented, emotionally intelligent and able to promote and demonstrate the Department’s values. DUTIES: Provide litigation support the Department. Oversee effective legislative compliance and support and contract management. Provide strategic programme management as well as financial management of the allocated budget.

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