Department of Health – Legal Administration Officer (x3)

The Department of Health is registered with the Department of Labour as a designated Employer and the
filling of the following posts will be in line with the Employment Equity Act (including people with
APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828,
Pretoria. 0001. Application may be submitted through the e-mail at or hand delivered applications may be submitted
at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo
Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets.Pretoria.
CLOSING DATE : 13 July 2020 Time: 12h00 Midday
NOTE : Applications should be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public
Service Department, and should be accompanied by a CV (previous
experience must be comprehensively detailed) and copies of qualification
certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the
qualification requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including
ID and driver’s license. No faxed applications will be considered. Applications
received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the
requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have
foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by
the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the
right not to fill the posts. The successful candidate will be subjected to
personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are
respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3)
months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as
unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use
incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.



(Contract Post Ending 31 March 2022)
Directorate: Legal Services
SALARY : R373 389 – R439 827 per annum (plus 37% in lieu of benefits)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A four year legal qualification, LLB or B Proc. Admission as an Advocate or
Attorney will be an advantage. At least eight (8) years appropriate post
qualification experience in providing legal advice and drafting of legal opinion,
negotiating, scrutinizing, editing legal documents and or contracts as well as
legislative drafting. Advanced knowledge of the South African Constitutional
Law, Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Interpretation of Statues, Civil
Litigation and Intergovernmental Relations framework as well as procurement
prescripts. Knowledge and understanding of legislative drafting process, rules
of Parliament and all pieces of legislation administered by the Department.
Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and computer
skills. Willingness to travel frequently and work long and irregular hours. Ability
to function under pressure. A valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Draft Legislation, Regulations, Executive Acts, International Agreement,
Memoranda of Understanding and other legal instruments. Distribution of first
draft to internal stakeholders and other government Departments. Drafting,
editing and amending Service Level Agreement, contracts, Memoranda of
Understanding and International Agreements. Provision of legal opinions to the
departments and Ministry. Identify applicable legal principles, including case
law and apply the law to facts. Management and co-ordination of litigation.
Liaise with the State Attorney timeously to ensure compliance with Court Rules
and proper representation of the Department.

ENQUIRIES : Adv LN Makhoshi at Tel No: (012) 395 8470
NOTE : Copies of original certificates of service must be submitted with the application.