Queenstown Local Office – Administration Manager


REF: QUEEN/AM/06/06/2019


ADMINISTRATION MANAGER                                                       


QUEENSTOWN LOCAL OFFICE                                       

Legal Aid SA is a national public entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to poor and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint. Legal Aid SA is an accredited Top Employer SA for 10 consecutive years – a credible employer of choice. Its culture is rooted in leadership, driven by the value and advancement of human rights. It offers an exciting Employment Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.


Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis.


The position is based in Queenstown with travel required to surrounding areas.



  • Manage the office processes in respect of finance, human resources, communications and legal administration within a matrix environment.
  • Manage administrative functions from a compliance and operational effectiveness approach.
  • Management of the office Manual and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the office and advise on application.
  • Ensure the implementation to new/revised Policies and Procedures and monitor adherence thereof.
  • Together with the management team, identify risks facing the office and ensure effective mitigation against such risks.
  • Management oversight of BI reports to accurately reflect the status of strategy implementation.
  • Management and monitoring of justice centre contracts to ensure compliance and value for money.
  • Management and monitoring of the correct use of petty cash.
  • Management of infrastructure and fixed assets.
  • Manage procurement and payments (sourcing quotes from suppliers, processing of invoices, orders, et cetera).
  • Management of over and under expenditure to ensure budgetary control.
  • Efficient vehicle and fleet management.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED                                                            

  • Grade 12 plus 3 years’ relevant tertiary qualification.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • 5 years’ administrative experience.
  • 2 years’ relevant management experience.
  • Understanding and application of basic computer software packages.
  • Ability to develop and implement operational plans.
  • Leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Resource and risk management.
  • Business writing skills.
  • Ability to compile reports and statistics.


Basic Salary: R 470,040.00 per annum (Level 10)


A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 24 June 2019, quoting the reference number QUEEN/AM/06/06/2019 in the subject line to ECRecruit@legal-aid.co.za

or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za  Enquiries to Thenjiwe Magazi: 041 363 8863



Preference will be given to candidates in terms of the Legal Aid SA Employment Equity Plan. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.





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