Gauteng Department of Health – Senior Legal Administration Officer (x4)

The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability.
The specific reference number of the post must be quoted; failure to comply with these instructions will disqualify applications from being processed.
Department of Health
Central Office
Legal Services
R473 820-R1 140 828 NB: MR-6 salary is structured as follows: R473 820-R533 772 (plus benefits) R763 212-R1-140 828 (All-inclusive remuneration package)

An LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification plus 8 years’ post graduate legal experience. Extensive experience in litigation, contract management, legislative drafting and labour management. Incumbents must be admitted attorneys or Advocates. A valid Driver’s Licence. Knowledge: Understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of Practice Manuals, National Health Act, 2003 and Regulations, Mental Health Care Act, 2002, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000, Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 and etc. Skills: Legal research and drafting, dispute resolution and case flow management skills. Strong leadership, people and general management skills. Project management, analytical and research skills. Candidate must have strong computer skills (Word, Excel and Power-Point). 

The incumbent will be responsible for amongst others: Providing legal advice and opinion. Handling litigation matters involving the Department. Liaising with the State Attorney’s office and other organs of State in protecting the interest of the Department. Drafting and vetting Agreements, contracts, Service Level Agreements and Memorandum of Agreements entered into by the Department with other parties. Providing advice on interpretation and application of legislation administered by the Department. Handling internal and external enquiries of a legal nature. Representing the Department at various committees. Review and drafting of legislation and regulations and liaising with the State. Writing of complex cabinet memoranda on various matters and subjects. Provide supervision and training to staff.  

Applicants must apply online at Only online applications will be accepted. The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity in employment, especially of race, gender and disability. Application must be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website and must be completed in full. Recently certified copies of qualifications, ID copy and a CV must be attached. The specific reference must be quoted. It is legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members are subjected to Personnel Suitability checks (PSC)- Verification, upon appointment within the Department. This verification process entails reference checks, identify verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks.
Enquiries Ms. Hlengiwe Goba Tel: 011 241 5819
Number of Posts 4
Closing Date 2020/06/26
Criteria Questions
Do you have an LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification?
Do you have 8 years’ post graduate legal experience?
Are you admitted as an Attorney or Advocate?
Do you have a valid Driver’s Licence?
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.