The Department of the Premier is seeking to recruit the services of a legally qualified person to be part of a dynamic team responsible for the pro-active legal needs of the Western Cape Government. The post is based in Cape Town.
LLB-Degree with admission as an Advocate or Attorney; A minimum of 5 years' appropriate practical post qualification legal experience; A valid code B driving licence.
Relevant experience in consulting with clients, drafting and vetting contracts, writing legal opinions and interpreting legislation in the public or private sector, identifying risks in business processes from a legal governance perspective; Proven experience in research methods; Computer literate.
Key Performance Areas:
Conduct training sessions and facilitate workshops; Peruse transversal and departmental specific legislation applicable to the Provincial Executive and provincial departments, identify legal obligations and requirements in terms of the legislation, furnish pro-active advice, inform departments of the risks involved in non-compliance with legislative provisions and make recommendations to ensure sound governance; Monitor and evaluate the implementation of legislation and court decisions to ensure that the practical implementation complies with the regulatory framework and furnish pro-active advice on legal requirements for sound and sustainable decision-making in the Western Cape Government; Ensure that all Provincial Executive and provincial departments’ delegations are legally sound; Drafting of legal opinions.