Jul 30, 2020

Court Manager

  • Department of Justice & Constitutional Development
  • Thaba Nchu, South Africa
Full time Legal

Job Description

POST 17/35 : (X6 POSTS)
SALARY : The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Magistrate’s Office: Thaba Nchu Ref No: 20/34/FS
Magistrate Office Botshabelo Ref No: 20/35/FS
Magistrate Office; Ficksburg Ref No: 20/36/FS
Magistrate Office: Odendaalsrus Ref No: 20/37/FS
Magistrate Office: Ladybrand Ref No: 20/38/FS
Magistrate Office: Harrismith Ref No: 20/39/FS

Three (3) year qualification in Administration (NQF level 6) and/or National Diploma
Service Management (NQF Level 5 plus the module on Case Flow Management)
or equivalent qualification. Three (3) years managerial or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of Financial Management Act (PFMA) and the Departmental Financial
Instructions (DFI) and Departmental policies and procedures; Understanding of the
Department’s accounting systems (JDAS, ICMS, JYP). A valid driver’s license.
Knowledge and experience in office and district administration. Skills and
Competences: Strong leadership and management capabilities; Strategic
capabilities; Good communication (verbal and written).

Key Performance Areas: Co- ordinate and manage the Financial and Human
Resources of the office. Co-ordinate and manage Risk and Security in the court.
Manage strategic and business planning processes. Manage the facility, physical
resources, information and communication related to courts. Implement the
departmental policies at the courts. Compile an analyse court statistics to show
performance trends. Support case flow management at the court. Compile annual
performance and statutory reports to the relevant users. Develop and implement
customer service improvement strategies. Lead and manage the transformation of
the office. Manage the project intended to improve court management. Manage the
communication and relations with the internal and external stake holders. Manage
service level agreements.

APPLICATIONS : Email CV to email Address


NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post.

The email must include only completed and signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary.

Attachments must be limited to 10 megabytes.

Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department.

Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date.

A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications.

Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment.

A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.

Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance.

Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin.

The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer.

In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for people with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.


R470 040 – R553 677 per annum

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