SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

Full-time

SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER REF NO: DMRE/2020/0034
SALARY : R473 820 – R1 140 828 per annum (MR6)
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate LLB Degree, coupled with relevant experience. PLUS the following
competencies: Knowledge of: South African Legal System. Constitutional and
Administrative Law. Law of Contract. Mineral and Energy Resources Policies and
Acts. Public Service Acts and legislation. Skills: Legal Drafting and Interpretation
Skills. Research skills. Ability to interpret and apply legislation. Computer literacy.
Communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to work independently. Innovate
thinking. Thinking Demands: Information evaluation. Decision making. Problem
solving.
DUTIES : Provide legal advice and opinions to the Department and Minister. Draft and vet
legislation, Subordinate legislation, legal documents, memoranda, reports and
submissions on a variety of matters. Provide advice on appeals lodged against
administrative decisions taken in terms of legislation administered by the
Department. Oversee all litigation by and against the Department / Minister in terms
of court rules and applicable legislation. Act as legal representative for the
Department in various forums. Monitor compliance with PAIA and PAJA.
ENQUIRIES : Ms P Alberts Tel No: (082) 459 6875
NOTE : A Written Assessment will be conducted, and all applications must include a
certified copy of course credits.

Please read carefully and follow instructions as stated below: Applications must be
forwarded to vacancies@dmre.gov.za. Applicants are directed to only quote the
reference number of the post they are applying for, on the subject section of the
email, e.g. “DMRE/2020/0001” or Ref No: DMRE/2020/0001. Failure to follow the
direction above may result in the application being incorrectly administered.
Applicants are also advised to scan and compress their applications into one pdf
document or similar un-editable format not bigger than 5 megabytes containing a
signed Z.83 form and a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae only. Copies of the
qualifications will only be requested by the Department from shortlisted candidates.
General enquiries may be brought to the
FOR ATTENTION : Ms T Sibutha Tel No: (012) 444 3319 / Mr P Ndlovu Tel No: (012) 406 7506/ Mr
Donald Mbhokota Tel No: (012) 406 7426
CLOSING DATE : 05 January 2021