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Legal Admin Officers 3 Positions Pretoria

POST 09/04 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: POLICY & GENERAL LEGAL
SUPPORT, REF: DLSD/58/17/01
SALARY : MR 5 (R479 097 – R572 811 all-inclusive package per annum).
CENTRE : DLSD, Defence Headquarters, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.
REQUIREMENTS : A minimum of NQF Level 6 / LLB (Bachelor of Laws) or equivalent four year legal
qualification which includes courses such as Constitutional Law, Law of evidence,
Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Administrative Law and Interpretation of Statutes.
Admission as an Attorney or Advocate is a preference.Special requirements (skills
needed): Knowledge of the Constitution Interpretation Act, Legislative process,
Legal writing and drafting. The ability to conduct legal research using legal
research programs. Knowledge of applicable legislation. Legal writing and
Drafting. Computer literacy-, Research, analytical, presentation, problem solving,
negotiation, people management, research, interpersonal relation, and
communication skills (verbal and written). Strategic thinking ability.

Legal Admin Officer

DUTIES : Facilitate the management of all of all civil claims against, or by the DOD by, inter
alia, handling letters of demand, summonses notices of motion, liaise with the
State Attorney on proposed handling of DOD litigation matters; drafting of
instructions to the State Attorney on DOD litigation matters; liaise with internal
DOD stakeholders on litigation matters as required; attend consultations with the
State Attorney and/or Counsel; draft submissions for the Head of Department’s
approval for settlement; ensure sound litigation administration, including monthly
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litigation management reports/statistics; provide sound litigation legal advice and
opinions where required; facilitate requests for legal representation by the State
from DOD officials.
ENQUIRIES : Col. M.F. Jacobs, Tel: (012) 355 5383 – Post related enquiries. Ms L. Hammond,
Tel: (012) 392 2471 – Application enquires.
POST 09/05 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: POLICY & GENERAL LEGAL
SUPPORT, REF NO: DLSD/58/17/02
SALARY : MR 5 (R479 097 – R572 811 all-inclusive package per annum).
CENTRE : DLSD, Defence Headquarters, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.
REQUIREMENTS : A minimum of NQF Level 6 / LLB (Bachelor of Laws) or equivalent four year legal
qualification which includes courses such as Constitutional Law, Law of evidence,
Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Administrative Law and Interpretation of Statutes.
Admission as an Attorney or Advocate is a preference. Special requirements (skills
needed): Knowledge of the Constitution Interpretation Act, Legislative process,
Legal writing and drafting. The ability to conduct legal research using legal
research programs. Knowledge of applicable legislation. Legal writing and
Drafting. Computer literacy-, Research, analytical, presentation, problem solving,
negotiation, people management, research, interpersonal relation, and
communication skills (verbal and written). Strategic thinking ability.
DUTIES : Conduct legal review of applicable DOD policies and provide legal advice thereon;
assist with the drafting of DOD policies where required; provide legal advice to the
DOD in respect of general and specialised areas of law, which includes the
Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2 of 2000, Occupational Health and Safety
Act, 85 of 1993, Intellectual Property Law, Public International Law, etc.; drafting
of legal opinions; assist with the handling of DOD litigation and drafting of
legislation, when required. Drafting of Reports/Statistics in reporting.
ENQUIRIES : Col. M.F. Jacobs, Tel: (012) 355 5383 – Post related enquiries. Ms L. Hammond,
Tel: (012) 392 2471 – Application enquires.
POST 09/06 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING & MOU, REF:
DLSD/58/17/03
SALARY : MR 5 (R479 097 – R572 811 all-inclusive package per annum).
CENTRE : DLSD, Defence Headquarters, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.
REQUIREMENTS : A minimum of NQF Level 6 / LLB (Bachelor of Laws) or equivalent four year legal
qualification which includes courses such as Constitutional Law, Law of evidence,
Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Administrative Law and Interpretation of Statutes.
Admission as an Attorney or Advocate is a preference. Special requirements (skills
needed): Knowledge of the Constitution Interpretation Act, Legislative process,
Legal writing and drafting. The ability to conduct legal research using legal
research programs. Knowledge of applicable legislation. Legal writing and
Drafting. Computer literacy-, Research, analytical, presentation, problem solving,
negotiation, people management, research, interpersonal relation, and
communication skills (verbal and written). Strategic thinking ability.
DUTIES : Review, manage and administer Departmental legislation and subordinate
legislation, which entails conducting legal reviews of the existing DOD regulatory
framework; propose legislative amendments, draft new Bills or subordinate
legislation; liaise with all role-players (internal and external) on draft legislation;
present draft legislation to DOD Command Bodies and obtain approvals; draft all
Cabinet and Parliamentary documents required for the Cabinet and Parliamentary
processes; comply and assist with all Cabinet and Parliamentary processes until
legislation is published/promulgated; scan the external legislative environment for
new Bills and Acts, White Papers, etc, that may have an impact on the DOD;
prepare monthly management reports. Draft, review and provide written legal
advice on DOD related MOUs and other international legal documents, which
entails conducting written legal opinions on the legality of MOUs, provide
negotiation support to DOD when required.
ENQUIRIES : Col. M.F. Jacobs, Tel: (012) 355 5383 – Post related enquiries. Ms L. Hammond,
Tel: (012) 392 2471 – Application enquires.

 

How to Apply

Department of Defence, Directorate Human Resources Career Management,
Private Bag X976, Pretoria 0001 or may be hand delivered at Bank of Lisbon
Building, Corner of Paul Kruger and Visagie Streets, Pretoria.

NOTE : The advertisement(s) contained herein is/are meant for the attention/perusal of all
interested job seekers, whether they are serving employees/officials of the
DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or persons employed outside the Public
Service. Persons not employed by the DOD/Public Service are encouraged to
apply for the vacancies advertised in this circular. Applications must be submitted
on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department),
which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be
accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training,
qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear certified copies
of original educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license
(where applicable). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in
applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must
submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in
respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an
application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an
applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the
application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and
not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or
faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates
will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- &
financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.
Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months
after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the
large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated
in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the
period of twelve (12) months ito the prescribed rules.

CLOSING DATE : 23 March 2018 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will
not be considered).

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