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It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. APPLICATIONS: Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. All applications should be delivered to: Gauteng Department of e-Government, Imbumba House, 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown, or post to P/Bag x112, Marshalltown, 2107 or Applicants can apply online at: www.professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za CLOSING DATE: NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department) and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z.83. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications and ID must be attached (copies need not be certified). Communication regarding certified documents will be limited only to the shortlisted candidates. General information: Short-listed candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determine by the Gauteng Department of e-Government. Successful candidates maybe be subjected to competency assessment and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. The Gauteng Department of e-Government reserves the right to fill or not fill the above-mentioned posts.
Provide litigation management services and support including Labour Relations matters. Conduct vetting of policies, contracts, charters and related legal documents. Draft contracts, MOU’s and SLA’s, memorandum and letters on behalf of the Department. Provide well researched legal opinions and advice in complex matters relating to the operations of the Department. Ensure that the administrative and contractual decisions of the department are compliant with governing legislation and to provide advice, presentations, awareness raising on the impact of any new legislative requirements and related issues. Provide support on contract management services, support practitioners in the drafting of procurement contracts. Drafting, reviewing and vetting contracts after consultation with business units. Reviewing and carrying out the amendments to draft contracts. Management of correspondence in the event of breaches of contract or legal disputes including contract cancellation. Manage the resolution of legal disputes which includes representing the Department (e-Gov) at arbitrations and in a court of law in addition to liaising with outside appointed legal professionals. Ensure and maintain professionalism in providing key legal support to business units within the e-Gov. Ensure that all administration processes adhere to legislative and policy compliance including PFMA, PAJA and PAIA. Compile instructions to external consultants, State Attorneys and manage the progress of matters until finalization. Produce monthly reports and analysis of matters received. Responsible for setting performance targets.
Matric plus an LLB degree coupled with a minimum of 8 years’ post qualification experience in the legal environment. Admission as an Attorney or Advocate. Qualification in Commercial and/or IT law will be an added advantage. At least three years’ experience in a managerial position in legal environment. Proven knowledge and experience in litigation, drafting and vetting of contracts, contract management, conducting legal research and providing well researched legal opinions. Good communication skills (written & verbal). Ability to draft comprehensive and well researched legal opinions. Ability to draft, review, vet policies, contracts, SLAs, charters and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Basic understanding of legislation applicable to the Public Service including thorough knowledge of Administrative law, knowledge of SCM regulatory framework, PFMA and relevant National Treasury prescripts, LRA, PSA and regulations. Extensive knowledge and proven experience in labour relations litigation and dispute resolution procedure will serve as an added advantage. Good Office Administration, planning, and organisational skills. Computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage.
Company: Gauteng Provincial Government
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Randburg
Application Deadline: N/A