LOCATION: Bloemfontein
CLOSING DATE & TIME: 7/27/2021 11:55 PM

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

  • Integrity,
  • Compassion,
  • Accountability,
  • Respect,
  • Excellence


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“.


  1. Indicate the name and the reference number for the position you are applying for on the subject line
  2. Do not submit copies of qualifications and ID as these will be requested from shortlisted candidates on the interview date
  3. Submit a short cv with a maximum of 5 pages


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.