OFFICER: JUDGEMENT MONITORING- T.A.SK GRADE 10
Purpose of the Job: Monitor, analyse and Interpret Adverse and advantageous judgements with the purpose of providing practical recommendations to core business.
Key Performance Areas:
Interpret, analyses and report on advantageous or adverse judgements taking into consideration various court rules, applicable legislation and procedural requirements
- Draft reports on adverse and advantageous judgement outcomes and lessons learnt for the sustainability of positive litigation practices and strategies.
- Draft policies, procedures and directives to lessen the impact of adverse judgements being granted.
Provide Technical Support
- Research, analyses and interpret new case law, legislation, directives and policies within the ambit and scope of the RAF.
- Conduct Legal Research by using various research methodologies (including Search Engines and Online Sources)
- Extract, filter and compare Case Law Precedents
- Use Case Law Principles to develop and Adapt RAF Principles and directives
- Extract, Simplify and Compile Written Case Law Principles to Operations Staff
- Monitor current RAF matters to determine relevancy to RAF Operations
- Provide Quantum advice with reference to relevant Case Law
Establish and maintain positive internal stakeholder relations
- Circulate Legislative Changes
- Prepare Explanatory Memorandums and Work Paper addressing:
- Legislative changes and interpretation issues, practical implications and effect of change
- Advise operational staff on recent case law principles
- Share recent case law with other RAF judgement monitoring units
Establish and maintain positive external stakeholder relations
- Inform external stakeholders of legislative, precedent and directive changes
- Schedule Quarterly meetings
- Establish and maintain contacts with the legal community, other agencies and courts/units
Provide ad hoc opinions and recommendations
- Legislative Changes & Interpretations
- Recommend timely interventions to prevent the RAF matters from clogging the rolls.
- Comment on the validity of Case Law used by Plaintiff Attorneys
- Assess Claim Files on Issues in Dispute
- Research Case Law supplied by Plaintiff’s Attorney and counter or analyze to determine relevancy
Qualifications and Experience:
- B Degree in Law @ NQF level 8 or equivalent
- Admission as an Attorney of the High Court or Advocate
- Relevant 3 years Claims/Litigation experience in a third party environment
Technical and behavioral competencies required:
- Ability to do independent research, interpret and apply case law and legislation.
- Ability to analyse and interpret civil court procedures, rules, legislation and policies.
- Ability to extract, filter and compare case law precedents.
- Ability to review judgements to determine relevance.
- Ability to extract, simplify and compile case law principles to operations staff.
- Ability to exercise sound judgement in recommending policy development and review.
- Analytical thinking
- Personal Mastery
- Emotional Wisdom
- Ethics and Governance
- Customer orientation and Customer focus
Road Accident Fund Values
A total cost to company of minimum remuneration package applicable to this position is R349 998.00
per annum and will be negotiable commensurate with experience.
Closing date: 27 July 2021 (Re-Advertisement)
NB: “RAF offers Total Employment Cost packages with no additional contributions from the Employer; successful candidates are required to structure their packages in manner that will suit their needs“.
INSTRUCTIONS TO PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS
- Indicate the name and the reference number for the position you are applying for on the subject line
- Do not submit copies of qualifications and ID as these will be requested from shortlisted candidates on the interview date
- Submit a short cv with a maximum of 5 pages
APPLICATIONS CAN BE FORWARDED FOR ATTENTION OF THE RECRUITMENT OFFICER AT Jhbrecruitment2@raf.co.za
The Road Accident Fund subscribes to the principles of employment equity and preference will be given to people from previously disadvantage groups.
Prospective employees will be subjected to security vetting.
- Applicants who have not received any correspondence from us within six weeks from the closing date can consider themselves unsuccessful
- Security vetting shall be conducted on all prospective employees
- NB: Preference will be given to people living with disabilities
- It is the applicants’ responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation.