Department of Home Affairs – Administration Officer (x13)


The National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 is a compass pointing South Africa in a new direction where poverty is eliminated and inequality is reduced by 2030. This
desired destination can be reached by enhancing the capacity of the State, and the Department of Home Affairs is committed to delivering on this goal.


Enquiries: Ms F Kwape Tel No: 012 406 4258
Email: Fikile.Kwape@dha.gov.za Date Issued: 19 June 2020

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CIRCULAR MINUTE NO 24 OF 2020
VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT


The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote
representivity (race, gender, disability) through the filling of positions. To further the objectivity of representivity within the
Department, Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for committed, passionate and talented individuals to form part of a new leadership team, equipped with the right
skills to deliver a modern world-class service. If you committed on delivering on the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s)
priorities, ascribe the Department’s shared value set, have what it takes to serve the needs of South Africa’s citizens, residents
and visitors – and your credentials meet the requirements of any of the following positions – kindly respond before the closing
date.


DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS
CLOSING DATE : 10 July 2020
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be sent in time to the correct address as indicated at the bottom of each post, on or
before the closing date. Applications sent to a wrong address and/or received after the closing date or those
that do not comply with the requirements, will not be taken into consideration.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable from any Public
Service department or at www.gov.za and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start
and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered, including the details of at least two
contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant) together with a certified
copy of highest qualification. Shortlisted applicants who will be invited for interviews, will be requested to
bring all other supporting documentation on the day of the interview. It is the responsibility of applicants in
possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by South African Qualifications Authority. All
shortlisted candidates for posts on Salary Level 9 and above will be subjected to a technical assessment
that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Compulsory requirement for SMS posts, Nyukela
Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online
course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under
the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link:
http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.

All identified candidates on Salary Level 11 and above will furthermore undergo a competency assessment,
which applies transversally across the Public Service. All recommended candidates, irrespective of the
Salary Level, will be subject to Employment Suitability Checks (Credit, Criminal, Citizenship, Employment
Reference and Qualification Verification Checks).

Kindly note that, for e-mailed applications, should you not receive an acknowledgement of receipt/
confirmation advice, this could mean that your application did not reach us due to the size of the
attachments exceeding 2.5MB. Should this occur, we suggest you resend your application in 2 or 3
parts, splitting the attachments accordingly.

POST NO 3 : SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: LITIGATION, (5 POSITIONS) REF NO: HRMC 24/20/3


SALARY : R473 820 to R1 140 828, negotiable in accordance with the Occupational
Specific Dispensation (OSD) for Legally Qualified Personnel
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria, Branch: Legal Services, Directorate: Litigation.


REQUIREMENTS : • An LLB Degree or a 4 year’ tertiary qualification in Laws as recognized by SAQA

• 8 years’ relevant
experience in legal services

• 3-5 years’ practical experience in Court appearances in the litigation
environment, with proven success rate

• Admission as an attorney or advocate is required

• Knowledge of
the South African Constitution, Public Service Regulations Act, Public Finance Management Act,
Immigration Act and Refugees Act

• Understanding of departmental legislation as well as Human Resource
legislations and prescripts

• Problem solving and analysis

• Negotiation, presentation and interpersonal
skills

• Business report writing, planning and organising

• Communication, honesty and integrity


Influencing and networking

• Decision making skills

• A valid drivers’ licence, willingness to travel
extensively and work extended hours occasionally.


DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks:
• Analyse litigation trends

• Reduction of litigation, cutting of costs, alignment of policies to legislations

•Advice on policy implementation

• Feedback from line function, less litigation of policy is consistent with the
constitution and common law

• Provide legal advice/ opinion

• Report and provide feedback from line
functions, clear execution of such opinion by line functions and less litigation

• Cost effective measures on
courts orders that do not impact negatively on the departmental litigation and service delivery

• Investigating queries emanating from the implementation of legislation

• Interpretation and case law
application

• Develop and implementation of policy and procedure, directives, acts and regulations

• Develop and review communications policies and code of practice for the directorate

• Implement governance processes, frameworks and procedures

• Ensure compliance with all audit requirements,
quality and risk management frameworks, standards and procedures

• Monitor and ensure compliance with
legislation, regulations and Departmental policies and procedures

• Plan the production of annual reports in
line with corporate strategy

• Manage physical resources

• Monitor and report on the utilization of
equipment

• Co-ordinate memorandum of understanding, Service Level Agreements and expenditure
review.


ENQUIRIES : Ms M Seotlela, Tel No: (012) 406 7053
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your CV, certified copy of highest qualification together with
an Application for Employment form (Z83), obtainable from any Public Service Department or at
www.gov.za, by the closing date to: E-mail: Legalrecruitment@dha.gov.za


POST NO 4 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: LITIGATION, (8 POSITIONS) REF NO: HRMC 24/20/4


SALARY : R373 389 to R502 893 negotiable in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation (OSD) for
Legally Qualified Personnel.
HRMC 24 of 2020
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria, Branch: Legal Services, Directorate: Litigation.


REQUIREMENTS : • An LLB Degree or a 4 year’ tertiary qualification in Laws as recognized by SAQA

• 6 years’ relevant
experience in legal services

• 3-5 years’ practical experience in court appearances in the litigation
environment, with proven success rate

• Admission as an attorney or advocate is required

• Knowledge of
the South African Constitution, Public Service Regulations Act, Public Finance Management Act,
Immigration Act and Refugees Act

• Understanding of departmental legislation as well as Human Resource
Legislations and prescripts

• Problem solving and analysis

• Negotiation, presentation and interpersonal
skills

• Business report writing, planning and organising

• Communication, honesty and integrity

• Influencing and networking

• Decision making skills

• A valid drivers’ licence, willingness to travel
extensively and work extended hours occasionally.


DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks:
• Analyse litigation trends

• Reduction of litigation, cutting of costs, alignment of policies to legislations • Advice on policy implementation

• Feedback from line function, less litigation of policy is consistent with the
constitution and common law

• Provide legal advice/ opinion

• Report and provide feedback from line
functions, clear execution of such opinion by line functions and less litigation

• Cost effective measures on
courts orders that do not impact negatively on the departmental litigation and service delivery

• Investigating queries emanating from the implementation of legislation

• Interpretation and case law
application

• Develop and implementation of policy and procedure, directives, acts and regulations

• Develop and review communications policies and code of practice for the directorate

• Implement
governance processes, frameworks and procedures

• Ensure compliance with all audit requirements,
quality and risk management frameworks, standards and procedures

• Monitor and ensure compliance with
legislation, regulations and Departmental policies and procedures

• Plan the production of annual reports in
line with corporate strategy

• Manage physical resources

• Monitor and report on the utilization of
equipment

• Co-ordinate memorandum of understanding, Service Level Agreements and expenditure
review.


ENQUIRIES : Ms M Seotlela, Tel No: (012) 406 7053
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your CV, certified copy of highest qualification together with
an Application for Employment form (Z83), obtainable from any Public Service Department or at
www.gov.za, by the closing date to: E-mail: Legalrecruitment@dha.gov.za