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State Law Advisor

Employer: Department of the Premier
Location: Western Cape
Salary:
Date posted: 12 Oct 2018

Job Description:

The aim of the Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government is to recruit the services of a legally qualified person, preferably with legal advisory experience, to be part of a dynamic team who are responsible for the legal advisory needs of the Western Cape Government.

Minimum Requirements: LLB-Degree with admission as an Advocate or Attorney; Note: Proof of your admittance certificate as an Advocate or Attorney to be attached with your application. A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate pThe aim of the Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government is to recruit the services of a legally qualified person, preferably with legal advisory experience, to be part of a dynamic team who are responsible for the legal advisory needs of the Western Cape Government. This post is based in Cape Town.ost qualification advisory experience.

Relevant experience in consulting with clients, drafting and vetting contracts, writing legal opinions and interpreting legislation in the public and private sector; Proven experience in research methods.

Key Performance Areas: Attend consultations with Departmental officials and provide advice and guidance on both procedural and substantive legal issues; Negotiating, drafting and editing contracts; Provide legal advice and legal opinions to Ministers, Heads of Department and other departmental officials on procedural and substantive legal issues; Drafting of legal correspondence and replies.

Competencies: Good working knowledge of legislation and case law relating to administrative law, promotion of access to information, protection of personal information, procurement law, the law of contract, interpretation of statutes and other areas of South African law applicable to the public sector; Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape province one of which must be English; Well-developed research and legal writing skills; Innovative problem solving skills and analytical skills; Presentation skills; Proven computer literacy.

Remuneration: Grade 1, LP 7: R 725 487 per annum; Grade 2, LP 8: R 854 577 per annum (OSD as prescribed)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

CLOSING DATE: 29 OCTOBER 2018

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Contact Details

Contact Person: Mr N Boshoff
Contact Number: 0214833377
Contact Email: service@westerncape.gov.za