Mar 22, 2021

Chief Director: Legislative Development

  • Department of Justice & Constitutional Development
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

REF NO: 21/50/LD

SALARY : R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum. The successful candidate will be required
to sign a performance agreement

LLB or 4 year recognised legal qualification at NQF 7; At least 5-10 years’ experience should be in legislative drafting and legal research; 5 years’ experience must be at senior management level; Sound knowledge of the Constitution, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law; Admission as an Advocate or Attorney; Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA); National School of Government (NSG) pre-entry certificate into Senior Management Services (SMS); Experience in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license Skills and Competencies: Legal research and legislative drafting; Strategic Capability and Leadership; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Problem Solving and Analysis; People Management and Empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication skills; Honesty and Integrity.

Key Performance Areas: To manage, co-ordinate and, conduct the
investigation, preparation, promotion and promulgation of primary and
secondary legislation which has a bearing on the line functions of the
Department; Advise the Minister, Deputy Minister and Director-General on all matters of a legislative nature; Manage the revision of fees and tariffs in terms of legislation administered by the Department; Put new or amending Acts as promoted by the Department, into operation; Represent the Department and provide inputs at workshops, seminars and conferences on issues relating to legislation; Manage, coordinate and implement the Department’s Annual Legislative Programme and the Chief Directorate’s Operational Plan; Manage and coordinate the development and implementation of strategic and annual performance plans.

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to Email

NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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.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 new 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 in a PDF format and 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

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.

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.

ERRATTUM: Kindly note that the post of Deputy Director: Contract
Management Ref No: 21/18/CFO advertised in public service vacancy circular 09 dated 12 February 2021, the post 05/32 of Deputy Director: Contract Management has been withdrawn and applicants who applied will be considered on the post 06/17 published in the same publication .


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