WEB/14/04/2022 National Office – Web Developer Analyst

REF: WEB/14/04/2022


INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT                                                  


Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer 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 Braamfontein.


To assist the Data Unit Manager in the reporting function of the National Operations Department of Legal Aid South Africa, including the development of web-based collection tools; collection of data; collation, analysis, reporting and publishing of statistical data on behalf of the National Operations Department as well as other departments, and the maintenance of relevant data sources and tables from a National Operations perspective.


  • To be fully responsible for leading the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web application user interfaces within the National Operations domain.
  • Interpret, specify and provide solutions to business and information needs in respect of BI Reports Writing.
  • To demonstrate knowledge of website design integrated with Legal Aid SA’s other services, making sure they are optimised for user experience and conversion by ensuring that their information architecture is carefully considered.
  • Required to work closely with the National Office team, converting high-level requirements into technical specifications in order to develop complex, interactive, content managed and database driven websites.
  • Develop/design and implement data collection tools/web-based applications to efficiently collect information from decentralised Legal Aid SA offices for national consolidation, using web-based applications.
  • Design business intelligence reports for client departments as required, including the identification of system enhancements and new system developments.
  • Assist in the compilation of daily, monthly, quarterly and annual delivery and other operational statistical reports from the existing Legal Aid SA databases.
  • Monitor and analyse existing and newly developed systems as well as reports to identify shortcomings and ensure data integrity.
  • Provide day-to-day advice and support to users in respect of the above.
  • Ensure efficient and effective knowledge management and sharing of information.
  • Develop own effectiveness in the information systems environment.
  • Proactively engage with external stakeholders in respect of joint programmes and integration of information systems.
  • Responsible for compiling reports to external stakeholders on joint programmes.
  • To proactively drive innovation with new ideas and options made available by new technologies.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED                                                                                                                                          

  • A recognised Grade 12 certificate plus a three (3) year tertiary qualification or equivalent.
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in web application development.
  • Proficiency in T-SQL, ASP.NET, C# and MS Reporting Services.
  • Programming skills
    1. ASP.NET
    2. C#
    3. Microsoft SQL
    4. Excel and Power BI

Basic Salary: Level 11 (R744,255.00) plus benefits per annum

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 05 May 2022, quoting the reference number WEB/14/04/2022 in the subject line to Recruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Eulender Mafolo, Tel: 011 877 2373

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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