Sep 12, 2018

Senior Legal Administration Officer

  • Department of Labour
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Legal

Job Description

POST 36/24 : Senior Legal Administration Officer (MR6) REF NO: HR
Chief Directorate: Legal Services
SALARY : R448 269 – R1 084 437 per annum (OSD)

LLB Degree.

Admission as an Attorney or Advocate. A valid driver’s licence.

Eight (8) years post qualification legal experience.

Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Public Service Regulations (PSR), Public Service Act (PSA), Promotion of Administration Justice Act (PAJA), Promotion of Access to Information Act, (PAIA), Criminal Procedure Act , Law of Evidence

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Labour Relations Act (LRA), Litigation Procedures, Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), Employment Equity Act (EEA), Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Public Employment Service Act.

Planning and organizing, Communication (Written and Verbal), Listening, Computer literacy, Time Management, Presentation, Report Writing, Analytical, Liaison, Diplomacy, Policy Development, Networking, interviewing, Financial Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Negotiation.

Provide necessary and professional legal advice and support in the Department.

Provide legal strategic direction to obtain maximum impact on the Department’s service delivery.

Draft legislations, policies, regulations, contracts, memoranda of understanding, service level agreements and other legal binding documents for the Department.

Facilitate the promotion of an effective relationship with all stakeholders Appear in court.

Manage litigation on behalf of the Department.

Chief Director: Human Resources Management: Private Bag X 117, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at 215 Francis Baard Street.

FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resources Operations, Head Office


It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the internet at

The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies (Not older than 3 months after publication of the advert) of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and 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 (including Senior Certificate), it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Certified copy of a copy will not be accepted.

Applicants, who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements / instructions as well as applications received late, will not be considered.

The Department does not accept applications via fax or email.

Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being 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, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

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.

Successful candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement.


R448 269 – R1 084 437 per annum

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