SALARY : R473 820 – R533 772 per annum (Salary notch will be determined in
accordance with experience in terms of the Occupational Specific Dispensation
for Legally Qualified Personnel)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior Certificate, an appropriate B. Degree qualification of an LLB or
equivalent four year’ B. Degree in Law at NQF level 7, plus at least 8 years
appropriate post qualification legal experience. Good knowledge of the South
African legal system and a good understanding of legislative processes. Ability
to draft legislation, conduct legal research and to work independently. Good
interpersonal, problem solving, and dispute resolution skills. Computer literate.
Sound knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,
Promotion of Access to Information Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice
Act, Public Service Act, Public Administration Management Act and Public
Finance Management Act, is required. Good communication and writing skills,
a valid driver’s license and willingness to travel is essential. Knowledge of
energy related legislation and policies will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : To provide professional legal support and advice to the Department and
Ministry and will perform the following specific duties: Scrutinise and draft
legislation, including subordinate legislation; Comment on draft legislation
relating to the public administration; Review legislation administered by the
Minister; Provide legal opinions pertaining to existing public administration
related legislation; supervise and develop staff.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Renisha Naidoo Tel No: (012) 336 1006


It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these posts. The
candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities will
receive preference.

CLOSING DATE : 11 May 2021

NOTE : Applications must quote the relevant reference number and consist of: A fully
completed and signed new Z83 form; a recent comprehensive CV; contactable
referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); certified
copies of qualifications and Identity Document.

Foreign qualifications must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of
permanent residence in South Africa. All shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to personnel suitability checks on criminal records, citizen
verification, financial records, qualification verification and applicants could be
required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not
been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The
successful candidate will be expected to enter into an employment contract
and a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment, as well as
completing a financial interest’s declaration form within one month of
appointment and annually thereafter.

A new application for employment
(Z83) form is applicable from 01 January 2021

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