Researcher Post at Office of the Chief Justice of South Africa
admin 25th September 2017

The President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the following dynamic persons are required to establish the Office.

Details of the researcher posts can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the following dynamic persons are required to establish the Office:

 

POST : LAW RESEARCHER (4 POSTS)
(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be
considered).
SALARY : R334 545.00 – R394 065.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT: CAPE TOWN, REF NO: 2017/90/OCJ
DURBAN HIGH COURT, REF NO: 2017/91/OCJ
PIETERMARITZBURG HIGH COURT, REF NO: 2017/92/OCJ
NORTH WEST HIGH COURT: MAHIKENG, REF NO: 2017/93/OCJ
LEVEL : 9
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and an LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification. A minimum of 3 years relevant
research experience, knowledge of electronic information resource and online retrieval (e.g My
LexisNexis,  Jutastat  etc.)  and  a  valid  driver’s  license.  Skills  and  competencies:  Job
Knowledge; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); proven ability to analyze and
conceptualize policy and to apply policy successfully; Interpretation of law; Legal writing/
drafting/  legislative  drafting  skills;  Computer  literacy  (MS  word,  PowerPoint,  Outlook  and
internet etc.); Research skills; Presentation skills; Problem solving; Interpersonal relations;
Planning; Creative and analytical thinking; Customer service orientation; Ability to work under
pressure and meet deadlines; Assertiveness and decisive where appropriate; Professionalism;
Ability  and  willingness  to  learn;  Understanding  confidentiality  in  Government;  Strong
interpersonal relations; Decision making.
DUTIES : Research  and  retrieve  material  from  the  library  accessible  at  the  court  physically  and
electronically; Participate in sub-committee of research at the court; Attend training programs
and orientation program or seminars of the court; Proofreading and side checking of all draft
judgements; Convey  all documents  and  criticisms  to  the  Judiciary; Retrieve  and  analyse
pertinent information in order to prepare draft speech and papers for local and international
conferences; Provide updating services to ensure the Judges are alerted to the impact of recent
local and foreign policies on the previous judgement; Conduct research for the Judges of the
Division;  Write  competent  research  memorandums;  Keep  Judges  abreast  with  new
developments in law; Perform Quasi- judicial functions; Library duties; Attend to additional tasks
for Judges.
APPLICATIONS: WESTERN CAPE: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ
Provincial  Head,  Private  Bag  X9020,  Cape  Town,  8000.  Applications  can  also  be  hand
delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre, 30 Queen Victoria Street,
Cape Town. Enquiries: Ms M Baker (021) 469 4000.
KWAZULU-NATAL: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The
OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000. Applications can also be hand
delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre 3rd floor, 2 Devonshire place,
1

 

Off Anton Lembede Street, Durban. Enquiries: KZN: DURBAN: Ms K Marais (031) 362 5823

 

and PIETERMARITZBURG: Mr M Zondi (033) 345 8211.

 

NORTH WEST: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X2033, MMabatho, 2735. Applications can also be hand delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre, 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng. Enquiries: Mr ML Moetanalo (018) 397 7064.


 

CLOSING DATE

:

6 OCTOBER 2017


 

 

NOTE:

 

In the filling of the advertised posts, the objectives of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 and the staffing policy of the Public Service broadly will be taken into consideration. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

 

 

The Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant

 

posts the objectives of section 195 (1)(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108

of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by  the  Employment  Equity  Act,

1998  (Act  55 of 1998)  and relevant  Human Resources policies of the Department will

 

be taken into consideration. The successful candidate/s will be subjected to Pre Vetting

(Pre-Screening) Financial  records  will  only  be  checked  and  considered  for  applicants

applying for  Finance  related  posts.  Upon  appointment  applicants  will  be  subjected  to

vetting with the purpose of determining their security competency. All candidates selected

for SMS posts must undergo competency assessment test after the interview.

If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that

your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these

positions.

 

Please refer to the Recruitment Policy in terms of relocation and resettlement enquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LAW RESEARCHER: 4 POSTS (RE-ADVERT)

 

(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be

 

considered).


 

SALARY

:

 

 

 

 

2

 

CENTRE :
REQUIREMENTS :
DUTIES :
ENQUIRIES : WESTERN CAPE: CAPE TOWN:
NORTH WEST: MAHIKENG: Mr ML Moetanalo (018) 397 7064
POST : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ORGANZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, (RE-ADVERT), REF NO:
2017/94/OCJ
(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be
considered).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the following dynamic persons are required to establish the Office:

 

POST : LAW RESEARCHER (4 POSTS)
(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be
considered).
SALARY : R334 545.00 – R394 065.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT: CAPE TOWN, REF NO: 2017/90/OCJ
DURBAN HIGH COURT, REF NO: 2017/91/OCJ
PIETERMARITZBURG HIGH COURT, REF NO: 2017/92/OCJ
NORTH WEST HIGH COURT: MAHIKENG, REF NO: 2017/93/OCJ
LEVEL : 9
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and an LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification. A minimum of 3 years relevant
research experience, knowledge of electronic information resource and online retrieval (e.g My
LexisNexis,  Jutastat  etc.)  and  a  valid  driver’s  license.  Skills  and  competencies:  Job
Knowledge; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); proven ability to analyze and
conceptualize policy and to apply policy successfully; Interpretation of law; Legal writing/
drafting/  legislative  drafting  skills;  Computer  literacy  (MS  word,  PowerPoint,  Outlook  and
internet etc.); Research skills; Presentation skills; Problem solving; Interpersonal relations;
Planning; Creative and analytical thinking; Customer service orientation; Ability to work under
pressure and meet deadlines; Assertiveness and decisive where appropriate; Professionalism;
Ability  and  willingness  to  learn;  Understanding  confidentiality  in  Government;  Strong
interpersonal relations; Decision making.
DUTIES : Research  and  retrieve  material  from  the  library  accessible  at  the  court  physically  and
electronically; Participate in sub-committee of research at the court; Attend training programs
and orientation program or seminars of the court; Proofreading and side checking of all draft
judgements; Convey  all documents  and  criticisms  to  the  Judiciary; Retrieve  and  analyse
pertinent information in order to prepare draft speech and papers for local and international
conferences; Provide updating services to ensure the Judges are alerted to the impact of recent
local and foreign policies on the previous judgement; Conduct research for the Judges of the
Division;  Write  competent  research  memorandums;  Keep  Judges  abreast  with  new
developments in law; Perform Quasi- judicial functions; Library duties; Attend to additional tasks
for Judges.
APPLICATIONS: WESTERN CAPE: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ
Provincial  Head,  Private  Bag  X9020,  Cape  Town,  8000.  Applications  can  also  be  hand
delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre, 30 Queen Victoria Street,
Cape Town. Enquiries: Ms M Baker (021) 469 4000.
KWAZULU-NATAL: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The
OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000. Applications can also be hand
delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre 3rd floor, 2 Devonshire place,
1

 

Off Anton Lembede Street, Durban. Enquiries: KZN: DURBAN: Ms K Marais (031) 362 5823

 

and PIETERMARITZBURG: Mr M Zondi (033) 345 8211.

 

NORTH WEST: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X2033, MMabatho, 2735. Applications can also be hand delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre, 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng. Enquiries: Mr ML Moetanalo (018) 397 7064.


 

CLOSING DATE

:

6 OCTOBER 2017


 

 

NOTE:

 

In the filling of the advertised posts, the objectives of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 and the staffing policy of the Public Service broadly will be taken into consideration. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

 

 

The Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant

 

posts the objectives of section 195 (1)(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108

of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by  the  Employment  Equity  Act,

1998  (Act  55 of 1998)  and relevant  Human Resources policies of the Department will

 

be taken into consideration. The successful candidate/s will be subjected to Pre Vetting

(Pre-Screening) Financial  records  will  only  be  checked  and  considered  for  applicants

applying for  Finance  related  posts.  Upon  appointment  applicants  will  be  subjected  to

vetting with the purpose of determining their security competency. All candidates selected

for SMS posts must undergo competency assessment test after the interview.

If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that

your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these

positions.

 

Please refer to the Recruitment Policy in terms of relocation and resettlement enquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LAW RESEARCHER: 4 POSTS (RE-ADVERT)

 

(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be

 

considered).


 

SALARY

:

 

 

 

2

 

CENTRE :
REQUIREMENTS :
DUTIES :
ENQUIRIES : WESTERN CAPE: CAPE TOWN:
NORTH WEST: MAHIKENG: Mr ML Moetanalo (018) 397 7064
POST : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ORGANZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, (RE-ADVERT), REF NO:
2017/94/OCJ
(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be
considered).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the following dynamic persons are required to establish the Office:

 

POST : LAW RESEARCHER (4 POSTS)
(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be
considered).
SALARY : R334 545.00 – R394 065.00 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT: CAPE TOWN, REF NO: 2017/90/OCJ
DURBAN HIGH COURT, REF NO: 2017/91/OCJ
PIETERMARITZBURG HIGH COURT, REF NO: 2017/92/OCJ
NORTH WEST HIGH COURT: MAHIKENG, REF NO: 2017/93/OCJ
LEVEL : 9
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and an LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification. A minimum of 3 years relevant
research experience, knowledge of electronic information resource and online retrieval (e.g My
LexisNexis,  Jutastat  etc.)  and  a  valid  driver’s  license.  Skills  and  competencies:  Job
Knowledge; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); proven ability to analyze and
conceptualize policy and to apply policy successfully; Interpretation of law; Legal writing/
drafting/  legislative  drafting  skills;  Computer  literacy  (MS  word,  PowerPoint,  Outlook  and
internet etc.); Research skills; Presentation skills; Problem solving; Interpersonal relations;
Planning; Creative and analytical thinking; Customer service orientation; Ability to work under
pressure and meet deadlines; Assertiveness and decisive where appropriate; Professionalism;
Ability  and  willingness  to  learn;  Understanding  confidentiality  in  Government;  Strong
interpersonal relations; Decision making.
DUTIES : Research  and  retrieve  material  from  the  library  accessible  at  the  court  physically  and
electronically; Participate in sub-committee of research at the court; Attend training programs
and orientation program or seminars of the court; Proofreading and side checking of all draft
judgements; Convey  all documents  and  criticisms  to  the  Judiciary; Retrieve  and  analyse
pertinent information in order to prepare draft speech and papers for local and international
conferences; Provide updating services to ensure the Judges are alerted to the impact of recent
local and foreign policies on the previous judgement; Conduct research for the Judges of the
Division;  Write  competent  research  memorandums;  Keep  Judges  abreast  with  new
developments in law; Perform Quasi- judicial functions; Library duties; Attend to additional tasks
for Judges.
APPLICATIONS: WESTERN CAPE: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ
Provincial  Head,  Private  Bag  X9020,  Cape  Town,  8000.  Applications  can  also  be  hand
delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre, 30 Queen Victoria Street,
Cape Town. Enquiries: Ms M Baker (021) 469 4000.
KWAZULU-NATAL: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The
OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000. Applications can also be hand
delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre 3rd floor, 2 Devonshire place,
1

 

Off Anton Lembede Street, Durban. Enquiries: KZN: DURBAN: Ms K Marais (031) 362 5823

 

and PIETERMARITZBURG: Mr M Zondi (033) 345 8211.

 

NORTH WEST: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ Provincial Head, Private Bag X2033, MMabatho, 2735. Applications can also be hand delivered to, Office of the Chief Justice Provincial Service Centre, 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng. Enquiries: Mr ML Moetanalo (018) 397 7064.


 

CLOSING DATE

:

6 OCTOBER 2017


 

 

NOTE:

 

In the filling of the advertised posts, the objectives of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 and the staffing policy of the Public Service broadly will be taken into consideration. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

 

 

The Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant

 

posts the objectives of section 195 (1)(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108

of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by  the  Employment  Equity  Act,

1998  (Act  55 of 1998)  and relevant  Human Resources policies of the Department will

 

be taken into consideration. The successful candidate/s will be subjected to Pre Vetting

(Pre-Screening) Financial  records  will  only  be  checked  and  considered  for  applicants

applying for  Finance  related  posts.  Upon  appointment  applicants  will  be  subjected  to

vetting with the purpose of determining their security competency. All candidates selected

for SMS posts must undergo competency assessment test after the interview.

If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that

your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these

positions.

 

Please refer to the Recruitment Policy in terms of relocation and resettlement enquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LAW RESEARCHER: 4 POSTS (RE-ADVERT)

 

(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be

 

considered).


 

SALARY

:

 

 

 

2

 

CENTRE :
REQUIREMENTS :
DUTIES :
ENQUIRIES : WESTERN CAPE: CAPE TOWN:
NORTH WEST: MAHIKENG: Mr ML Moetanalo (018) 397 7064
POST : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ORGANZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, (RE-ADVERT), REF NO:
2017/94/OCJ
(Candidates who previously applied need to re-apply as previous applications will not be
considered).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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