CONTRACT LAW RESEARCHER

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE
The Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention
to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in line with the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ)
Employment Equity targets, through the filling of positions. To further the objectivity of representivity
within the Department. Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
APPLICATIONS : National Office: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to: The Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag x10 Marshalltown, 2107 or hand
deliver to No 188, 14th Road Noordwyk, Midrand
Gauteng: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X7,
Johannesburg, 2000 or hand deliver applications to, 12th floor, Cnr Pritchard
and Kris Street, Johannesburg.
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 or hand deliver applications to 22 Molopo Road, Ayob
Gardens: Mafikeng.
Bloemfontein: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag x20612,
Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand delivered applications to The Free State High
Court, Corner President Brand and Fontein Streets.
Eastern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to: The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X1,
Vincent, 5247, East London, or hand deliver applications to, Office of the Chief
Justice Provincial Service Centre, 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building,
2nd Floor Vincent, East London.
Polokwane Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X9693, Polokwane, 0700, or hand
deliver applications to the Office of the Chief Justice Service Centre, High
Court of South Africa, Limpopo Division, 36 Bichard and Bodenstein street
Polokwane, 0699.
Western Cape: The OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X9020, Cape Town
8000. Applications can also be hand delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice
Provincial Service Centre, 30 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town.
Northern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to: The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag x5043,
Kimberley, 8300 or hand deliver applications to High Court, Sol Plaatje Drive,
Room B107,Kimberley.
Durban: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The
Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X54372, Durban,
4000, or hand deliver applications to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human
Resource Management, 1st floor, 2 Devonshire place, off Anton Lembede
Street.
CLOSING DATE : 06 April 2018
NOTE : Short-listed candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and
verification processes, including a competency assessment (SMS) and
personality profile analysis. 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 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 short-listed
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after
the closing date please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Applications received after the closing date, as well as applications received
via fax/email, will not be considered or accepted.

OTHER POST: CONTRACT REGISTRAR’S CLERK (6 POSTS) CONTRACT VALID UNTIL 31 MARCH 2019

POST 12/43 : CONTRACT LAW RESEARCHER REF: 2018/63/OCJ CONTRACT VALID
UNTIL 31 MARCH 2019
SALARY : R334 545. – R394 065 per annum + 37% in lieu of benefits. The successful
candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Land Claims Court: Randburg
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and an LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification. 0-3 year’s
relevant research work experience, knowledge of electronic information
resource and online retrieval (e.g My LexisNexis, Jutastat etc.) and a valid
driver’s license will be an added advantage. Skills and competencies: Job
Knowledge; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); proven
ability to analyze and conceptualize policy and to apply policy successfully;
Interpretation of law; Legal writing/ drafting/ legislative drafting skills; Computer
literacy (MS word, PowerPoint, Outlook and internet etc.); Research skills;
Presentation skills; Problem solving; Interpersonal relations; Planning;
Creative and analytical thinking; Customer service orientation; Ability to
work under pressure and meet deadlines; Assertiveness and decisive where
appropriate; Professionalism; Ability and willingness to learn; Understanding
confidentiality in Government; Strong interpersonal relations; Decision
making.
DUTIES : Research and retrieve material from the library accessible at the court
physically and electronically; Participate in sub-committee of research at the
court; Attend training programs and orientation program or seminars of the
court; Proofreading and side checking of all draft judgements; Convey all
documents and criticisms to the Judiciary; Retrieve and analyse pertinent
information in order to prepare draft speech and papers for local and
international conferences; Provide updating services to ensure that the
Judges are alerted to the impact of recent local and foreign policies on the
previous judgement; Conduct research for the Judges of the Division; Write
competent research memorandums; Keep Judges abreast with new
developments in law; Perform Quasi- judicial functions; Library duties; Attend
to additional tasks for Judges. Develop weekly, monthly and quarterly plans
and reports
ENQUIRIES : Ms T Mbalekwa (011) 335-0404.

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