Remuneration package of R1 005 063 per annum. (All-inclusive salary package) The all-inclusive remuneration package includes a basic salary (70% of package), State’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion, which can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.
LLB degree plus a minimum of eight years post qualification experience in the legal field. Minimum of five years’ experience must be at middle or senior managerial level;
Good knowledge of Environmental Law, Administrative Law and legal review processes is required. Extensive experience in the drafting of legislation both primary and subordinate legislation is a requirement;
The ability to budget for, plan and coordinate activities at a Senior Management level and to coordinate appeals across government departments. Good research, analytical, drafting skills, presentation and listening skills;
Good language skills (English). Must be able to communicate at all levels. Must have a client focused attitude. Must have an eye for detail and an ability to supervise and guide the Directorate;
Must be diplomatic and have an ability to influence, inspire and motivate people. Output driven with an ability to adhere to deadlines;
Problem solving skills and an ability to continuously improve on the quality of the work produced or the effectiveness of systems and procedures.
Manages a Directorate that is responsible for the following: Drafting and vetting of primary and subordinate legislation; provide general legal advice and opinions on laws administered by the Department; draft media statements or respond to media or parliamentary queries; conduct research, collate and analyse information; advise and draft decisions for the Minister’s consideration;
Taking Bills through and assisting in the Cabinet and Parliamentary processes. Responsible for ensuring that the work produced by the Directorate is legally defensible and of good quality, and that the timelines and prescripts set by the legislation and departmental service standards are adhered to.
Enquiries: Linda Garlipp, Tel: 012 399 9348
Closing date: 04 February 2019