October 24, 2022

SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

REF NO: HO 2022/10/19

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : LLB or (4) year recognized legal qualification. Eight (8) years post-qualification
legal experience. Admitted Attorney/Advocate will be an advantage.
Supervisory experience in legal administrative environment. Computer literate.
Valid driver’s license. Competencies And Attributes: Experience in drafting and
conclusion of contracts, MOUs, MOAs and implementation protocols.
Understanding of law contract. Understanding of the PFMA and National
Treasury Regulations, DCS legislative and policy frameworks. Understanding
of Public Service policy and legislative frameworks. Strategic capability and
leadership. Service delivery innovation. Presentation and report writing skills.
Conflict management. Problem solving and analysis. People management and
empowerment. Project and programme management.


DUTIES : Manage and supervise the provision of legal support to the department in the
management and monitoring of contracts. Administer legal opinions and
provide legal advice and support to management and other stakeholders.
Render legal support on policy amendments. Draft legislation/legal documents.
Receive request from functionaries for legal assistance. Furnish legal advice
to personnel. Maintain legal libraries. Conduct legal research and legal
education. Represent the DCS on various forums. Supervise Legal
Administration Officers within the component. Ensure vetting, editing policies
and legal certification. Ensure the execution of judicial acts. Manage and
monitor major contracts to ensure compliance and adherence to the terms and
conditions as well as deliverables of the contracts. Provide legal support and
guidance to departmental contract management structures. Develop and
coordinate the implementation of legal contract management tools. Represent
the department in dispute resolution structures and on contract related litigation
matters. Ensure supervision, research and analysis of the implications of case
law, legislation, regulatory matters that affect the department. Manage assets,
financial and human resources allocated to the sub-directorate.


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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