October 24, 2022

LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR 1-5)

REF NO: HO 2022/10/40

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : LLB or (4) year recognized legal qualification with appropriate post qualification
legal experience as prescribed in the OSD for legally qualified professionals.
Admitted Attorney/Advocate will be an advantage. Computer literate. Valid
driver’s license. Competencies and Attributes: Sound knowledge of the South
African legal system. Understanding of law of contract. Legal research and
drafting skills. Report writing, analytical, communication and policy
interpretation skills. Good negotiation and conflict management skills.


DUTIES : Conduct research and provide sound legal opinions and advise the department
and contract management structures in the department. Attend to vetting,
editing and certification of contracts. Assist contract management
structures/client directorates in the department with the implementation of
penalty clauses in case of non-compliance with the departmental contracts.
Monitor departmental contracts. Implement legal contracts management tools.Represent the department in dispute resolution structures. Manage contract
related litigation matters. Provide legal advice and support to management
regarding interpretations, legal liability, exercising of power and other legal
matters. Ensure the execution of judicial acts. Assist the department in
developing sound policies, by vetting, editing policies and legal certification of
policies. Ensure the execution of judicial acts (write offs/ recoveries of debts
and losses).


ENQUIRIES : Mr Mokotjo TN Tel No: 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo Tel No: 012 307 2079/ Ms
TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: 012 307 2174.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: National Head Office: Department of
Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136,
Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building,
Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr
Church and Schubart Street)

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