LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR 3-5) RE-ADVERTISEMENT- Gauteng Provincial Government Jobs – Department of Health Jobs in Johannesburg

Department of Health


  • Reference Number :
  • Directorate :
    Legal Services
  • Number of Posts :
  • Package :
    MR3: R260 928-R298 350 per annum (plus benefits) MR4: R315 225-R357 072 per annum (plus benefits) MR5: R378 990-R926 193 NB: MR-5 Salary is structured as follows: R378 990-R541 779 (plus benefits) R774 660-926 193 (All-inclusive remuneration package) (NB: Salary is offered in accordance with the OSD Determination)
  • Enquiries :
    Ms. Lolah Nkosi Tel: 060 873 9271

Requirements :

  • MR-3: An LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification plus 2 years post graduate legal experience in drafting and vetting of contracts. MR-4: An LLB Degree or equivalent qualification plus 8 years post graduate legal experience in drafting and vetting of contracts. MR-5: An LLB Degree or equivalent qualification plus 14 year’s post graduate legal experience in drafting and vetting of contracts. Incumbents must be admitted Attorneys or Advocates. A valid South African Driver’s Licence. Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel and Power Point). knowledge: Understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of practice Manuals, National Health Act, 2003 and Regulations, Mental Health Care Act, 2002, promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000, promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 and etc. Skills: Legal research and drafting, dispute resolution and case flow management skills. Strong leadership, people and general management skills. Project management, analytical and research skills.

Duties :

  • The incumbent will be responsible for amongst others: Providing legal advice and opinion assistance to the Department. Handling litigation matters involving the Department. Providing inputs into agreements, vetting of contracts and drafting of memoranda of understanding entered into by the Department with other parties. Providing advice on the interpretation and application of legislation administered by the Department. Handling internal and external enquires of a legal nature. Representing the Department at various committees. Liaising with the State Attorney’s Office and other organs of State in
    protecting the interest of the Department. Provide supervision and training of junior staff.

Notes :

  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal: No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and proof of admission as an Attorney or Advocate. Applications without a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form, a detailed CV and a proof of admission as an Attorney or Advocate will be disqualified. (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview).
    It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The recommended candidate may be subjected to Medical Surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment to the advertised post. NB: This is a re-advertisement, candidates who applied before must reapply.

Employer :
Department of Health

Location :
Johannesburg, Head Office

Closing Date :

Criteria Questions
Do you have an LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years post graduate legal experience in drafting and vetting of contracts?
Are you registered as an Attorney/Advocate?
Do you have a valid South African Driver’s Licence?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you
    do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.


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