OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE – VACANCIES


OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE
The Office of the Chief Justice 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, the Employment Equity
imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55) of 1998) and the relevant Human
Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Women and People with
Disabilities are encouraged to apply
APPLICATIONS : National Office: Midrand: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your
application to: The Director: Human Resources, Office of the Chief Justice,
Private Bag X10, Marshalltown, 2107. Applications can also be hand delivered
to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 188, 14th
Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685.
Gauteng Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X7,
Johannesburg, 2000. Applications can also be hand delivered to the 12th floor,
Cnr Pritchard and Kruis Street, Johannesburg.
Kwazulu-Natal: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X54372,
Durban, 4000. Applications can also be hand delivered to the Office of the
Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 1st floor, 2 Devonshire place,
off Anton Lembede Street, Durban.
North West: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X 2033,
Mmabatho, 2735. Applications can also be hand delivered to 22 Molopo Road,
Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.
Eastern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Postal Address: Private
Bag x 13012, Cambridge 5206, East London. Applications can also be hand
delivered to 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building, 2nd Floor, Vincent
5242, East London.
Northern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X5043,
Kimberley, 8300 Applications can also be hand delivered to the High Court, Sol
Plaaitjie Drive, Room B107, Kimberley.
CLOSING DATE 30 June 2020
NOTE : Note: Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and
verification processes. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the
Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days &
Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a
requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful
completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by
the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG
under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be
obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. The successful candidate will be required to
provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management
Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore,
candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise
that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the
interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend
candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in
compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency
based assessments. Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable
from any Public Service Department or on the internet at
www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form should be
accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all
qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed;
certification should not be more than three months old). Failure to submit all
the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your
application form. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date,
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please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Applications received
after the closing date will NOT be considered or accepted.


OTHER POSTS

POST 15/11 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: MONITORING AND EVALUATION (INSTITUTIONAL
PERFORMANCE) REF NO: 2020/65/OCJ
SALARY : R733 257.per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package). The successful
candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : National Office: Midrand


REQUIREMENTS : A three-year Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma in Public Administration or
Social Sciences (Honours will be an added advantage). 5-10 years’ experience
in the field of monitoring and Evaluation. A valid driver’s licence. Skills and
Competencies:
Ability and willingness to work long hours. Advanced computer
literacy. Interpersonal and problem solving skills. Records and information
management skills. Financial administration skills. Planning and
Organisational skills. Display of initiative. Self-driven. Ability to work under
pressure and meet deadlines.


DUTIES : Monitor, assess and analyse overall performance of the OCJ. Present
performance findings to the respective programmes within the OCJ. Ensure
coordination of planning processes within the OCJ. Monitor and review
programme performance on indicators on a monthly, quarterly and annual
basis. Develop various types and classificatory of indicators. Conduct mid-term
reviews on performance of the organisation (strategic planning, analytical
assessment and reporting). Assess alignment between inputs, outputs,
outcomes, targets and KPAs as indicated in the strategic and operational
plans. Planning and project management. Analytically monitor and evaluate
the strategic and operational plans. Provide support and guidance to the
relevant stakeholders. Translating strategic objectives to operational
objectives. Develop comprehensive frameworks for monitoring and evaluation
for the OCJ. Compile Quarterly, Annual, Mid-Term and End-Term reports on
the overall performance of the OCJ for submission to the Secretary General.
Assist in the drafting of the Department’s strategic plan, policy analysis, and
costing. Develop appropriate templates and reporting formats for programmes
and review institutional performance and capacity nationally. Ensure the
highest level of customer care and customer satisfaction. Manage PMDS of
staff.


ENQUIRIES : Ms S Tshidino/ Ms B Rakgotho Tel No: (010) 493 2500/33
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
applicationsNO@judiciary.org.za.


NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies
of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three
months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered.


POST 15/12 : CHIEF REGISTRAR REF NO: 2020/64/OCJ
Re-Advertisement Candidates who previously applied, are encouraged to reapply
SALARY : R473 820 per annum (MR-6) (Salary will be in accordance with the Occupation
Specific Dispensation Determination). Applicant must attach a service
certificate/s for determination of their experience. The successful candidate will
be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Northern Cape High Court: Kimberley


REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or equivalent qualification. At least 8 years’ appropriate post
qualification legal experience and a valid driver’s license. Management
Competencies: Leadership and Managerial experience. Skills and
Competencies:
Computer literacy. Communication (Verbal and Non-verbal).
Numerical Skills. Technical Expertise. Attention to detail. Planning, Organizing
and Control. Problem solving and decision making skills. Customer service.
Interpersonal skills. Conflict management. Work ethic and motivation. Selfmanagement. Professionalism appearance and conduct.

DUTIES : Mentor and advice on the tracking and management of the progression of all
cases filed in court. Management of time and events necessary to move cases
from initiation through to disposition. Reporting to the Judge President, make
input on amendments of court rules. Practice directives to improve efficiency
at the High Court. Implement directives issued by the Judge President. Manage
implementation of the Departmental Strategic Objectives relating to the
processing of Cases within the Case Flow Management Framework at the High
Court. Compile training manuals and provide training to Registrars, Support
staff, Stakeholder Management, Human Resources Management, Court and
Case-Flow Management/Quasi-Judicial Functions. Manage Service Level
Agreement Framework. Managing strategic court efficiency projects and best
practices, Information and Case/Court Documentation Management System.
Safeguard case records in accordance with prescripts. Achieve excellence in
delivering the planned customer service outcomes (i.e. Service levels and
Standards) for the department and monitoring the unit’s service delivery in
order to achieve the service delivery targets. Ensure the highest level of
customer care and customer satisfaction. Manage PMDS of staff.


ENQUIRIES : Ms S Ruthven Tel No: (053) 807 2733
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
applicationsNC@judiciary.org.za.


NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies
of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three
months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered.


POST 15/13 : OFFICE MANAGER (OFFICE OF THE JUDGE PRESIDENT) REF NO:
2020/66/OCJ

SALARY : R376 596 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : High Court: Grahamstown


REQUIREMENTS : A three-year National Diploma/ Bachelor’s Degree in Office Management or
relevant equivalent qualification. 3-5 years’ relevant experience in an Office
Administration environment. A valid driver’s licence. Skills and Competencies:
Job Knowledge of office management responsibilities. Systems and
procedures. Excellent Communication skills. Proficiency in English (verbal and
written). Interpretation of law. Legal writing/drafting/legislative drafting skills.
Knowledge of Electronic Information Resource and online retrieval. Ability to
work long hours and under pressure. Computer literacy (MS Word,
PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook). Strong Leadership and Management
Capabilities.


DUTIES : Manage the office of the Judge President at the Eastern Cape High Court
(Grahamstown). Support the Judge President in communication with all
Stakeholders. Management and Supervision of Judges’ support staff and
related matters. Manage logistical arrangements for integrated meetings and
operations. Oversee the administration and follow up on the Judge President
instructions to ensure prompt execution by relevant branches. Liaise with all
Stakeholders in the Department, Heads of Court, Senior Managers, Judges,
National Office, Legal Professional Bodies and other Stakeholders, with regard
to matters emanating from the Office of the Judge President. Maintain a clear
communication channel to both Internal and External Stakeholders. Prepare
presentations and briefing notes for the Judge President and disseminate
complex information to all branch heads. Compile, analyse and report progress
on a monthly and quarterly basis, memoranda regarding all matters related to
the Judge President. Ensure the correct applications of Regulations,
Resolutions, Policies or any other Legal Source of Directive related to the
special fields.


ENQUIRIES : Mr S Mponzo Tel No: (043) 726 5217
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
applicationsEC@judiciary.org.za.


NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies
of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three
months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered


POST 15/14 : SENIOR COURT INTERPRETER REF NO: 2020/67/OCJ
SALARY :
R257 508 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : North West High Court


REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Legal Interpreting or equivalent relevant qualification.
Minimum of three (3) years practical experience in Court Interpreting or Grade
12 and ten (10) years practical experience in Court Interpreting. Proficiency in
English and two or more indigenous languages. A valid driver’s licence.
Knowledge of any foreign Language will be an added advantage. Candidates
will be required to undergo Oral and Written Language proficiency testing.
Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Computer literacy (MS Office). Good Interpersonal Relations. Ability to work
under pressure and solve problems. Accuracy and attention to detail. Customer
Services. Planning and Organising skills. Confidentiality. Analytical thinking.
Listening skills.


DUTIES : Court proceeding. Interpreting during consultation. Translate legal documents
and exhibits. Assist with reconstruction of court records. Develop terminology,
coin words, control and supervision of Interpreters. Perform specific line and
administrative support functions to the Judiciary, Court Manager and
Supervisor.


ENQUIRIES : Mr OPS Sebapatso Tel No: (018) 397 7114
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
applicationsNW@judiciary.org.za.


NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies
of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three
months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered


POST 15/15 : ACCOUNTING CLERK REF NO: 2020/68/OCJ
SALARY : R173 703 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : North West Provincial Service Centre


REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. Skills and Competencies: Good
communication skills. Planning and organising skills. Attention to detail. Deal
and work within deadlines. Numerical skills. Proven Computer Literacy
including MS Word & MS Excel. Knowledge of BAS and Persal.


DUTIES : Capturing S&T Claims. Sorting of all Payroll Certificates according to various
pay points. Filling of documents. Capturing salary related transactions on
Persal and BAS.


ENQUIRIES : Mr OPS Sebapatso Tel No: (018) 397 7114
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
applicationsNW@judiciary.org.za.


NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies
of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three
months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered.


POST 15/16 : SECURITY OFFICER REF NO: 2020/72/OCJ
SALARY :
R122 595 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : Gauteng Local Division: Johannesburg


REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. The following will serve as an added
advantage:
PSIRA. Grade A Certificate. Firefighting Certificate. First Aid
Certificate. Safety certificate (SAMTRAC) and a Valid Driver’s licence.

DUTIES : Responsible for the control of access to the public premises and vehicle act,
53 of 1985. Maintain proper record keeping (all security registers). Check
functionality of all security equipment. Monitor CCTV. Control of keys. Working
shifts. Conduct security risk assessment and report security breaches. Check
functionality of the X-Ray Machines.


ENQUIRIES : Ms T Mbalekwa Tel No: (011) 335 0404
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
applicationsGAU@judiciary.org.za.


NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies
of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three
months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered.