NO/FIN/CAO/12/04/2024 National Office – Creditors Accounts Officer

REF: NO/FIN/CAO/12/04/2024

CREDITORS ACCOUNTS OFFICER

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

NATIONAL OFFICE (FINANCE DEPARTMENT)

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fifteen 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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. This position is based at the Legal Aid SA National Office in Braamfontein.

KEY OUTPUTS      

  • Perform and comply with standard operating procedures with regard to the processing of creditors’ accounts.
  • Perform all functions as per standard operating procedures, accommodating all organisational requirements.
  • Perform all creditors functions in terms of the compliance framework and with adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Identify non-compliance and report this to the Creditors Supervisor.
  • Ensure performance outputs at optimal productivity levels and workflow by utilising all available resources.
  • Assist the Creditors Manager with various functions on the eLAA system.
  • Attend to queries regarding the non–payment of accounts or incorrect payments of suppliers.
  • Register all Trade creditors and ad hoc invoices for payment.
  • File paid invoices in alphabetical order.
  • Retrieve documents for internal and external auditors when required.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • A recognised Grade 12 with Accounting completed at Higher Grade.
  • Three (3) year tertiary qualification in Finance.
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience within a complex organisation.
  • Experience that would assist the incumbent in driving a service excellence mindset and building relationships within the organisation as a whole.
  • Knowledge of Finance (Creditors Accounts Management) and how to perform these functions within a matrix business environment.
  • Functional ability in the utilisation of electronic systems and technologies.
  • Effective working relationships with Supervisor, Manager and within the Finance Department.
  • Excellent analytical skills, business acumen, the ability to deal with ambiguity, meet demanding deadlines and manage projects.
  • Service excellence imperative.
  • Multi-level and diverse stakeholders.
  • Complexity in co-ordinating across organisational levels.

BASIC SALARY: Level 7 (R294,321.00) 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 30 April 2024, quoting the reference number NO/FIN/CAO/12/04/2024 in the subject line to Recruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za

Enquiries to Morwesi Tsotetsi, Tel: 011 877 2000

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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NO/FIN/PACO/12/04/2024 National Office – Property Administration and Contract Officer

REF: NO/FIN/PACO/12/04/2024

PROPERTY ADMINISTRATION AND CONTRACT OFFICER

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

NATIONAL OFFICE (FINANCE DEPARTMENT)

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fifteen 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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. This position is based at the Legal Aid SA National Office in Braamfontein.

KEY OUTPUTS     

  • To manage and administer the property portfolio of Legal Aid SA, ensuring efficient and effective use of properties, and to manage contracts related to property and facilities ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Property Administration:

  • Manage and maintain the organisation’s property register, ensuring all property assets are accounted for and properly documented.
  • Conduct regular property inspections and arrange for maintenance and repairs as needed to ensure properties are in good condition and meet safety standards.
  • Liaise with real estate agents, landlords and other external parties regarding property leases, acquisitions and disposals.
  • Negotiate lease terms and conditions on behalf of Legal Aid SA.
  • Ensure organisational compliance with zoning laws, building codes and other statutory regulations related to properties.

Contract Management:

  • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts related to property management and facilities services, including leases, maintenance agreements and service contracts.
  • Ensure all contracts are executed in accordance with Legal Aid SA’s policies and procedures and are following legal requirements.
  • Monitor contract performance, ensuring all parties fulfil their contractual obligations.
  • Maintain a database of all property-related contracts with key details and expiration dates to manage renewals and terminations efficiently.

Legal Compliance:

  • Keep abreast of changes in property law and regulations, advising the organisation on any implications for its property portfolio.
  • Assist in resolving legal disputes related to property, working closely with the Legal Department and external counsel as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements related to property taxes, insurance and health and safety standards.

Financial Management:

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets for property-related expenses and oversee the allocation of funds.
  • Monitor expenditure against budget, identify variances and implement corrective actions when necessary.
  • Review and authorise property-related invoices for payment.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare regular reports on property status, contract performance and financial aspects for Senior Management.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all property and contract documents.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • National Senior/Matric certificate.
  • A National Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in property management, law, business administration or a related field.
  • Proven experience in property administration and contract management, preferably in a legal or Government setting.
  • Knowledge of South African property law, contract law and relevant regulations.
  • Proficiency in managing legal documentation and compliance issues.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and property management software.
  • Office-based with occasional travel to various property sites as required.
  • A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel as needed.
  • Clear criminal record.

BASIC SALARY: Level 7 (R294,321.00) 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 30 April 2024, quoting the reference number NO/FIN/PACO/02/04/2024   in the subject line to Recruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za

Enquiries to Blanche Gouws, Tel: 011 877 2000

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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NO/FIN/PRO/12/04/2024 National Office – Property Projects Officer

REF: NO/FIN/PRO/12/04/2024

PROPERTY PROJECTS OFFICER

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

NATIONAL OFFICE (FINANCE DEPARTMENT)

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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. This position is based at the Legal Aid SA National Office in Braamfontein.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • The Property Projects Officer is responsible for the effective and efficient management of Legal Aid SA’s property assets and the administration of contracts to ensure compliance with organisational policies and legal requirements.

Property Administration:

  • Acquisition and disposal of properties in accordance with Legal Aid SA policies and relevant legislation.
  • Manage leases, rental agreements and property-related issues for offices and residences.
  • Conduct regular property inspections and assessments to ensure they are well-maintained and secure.
  • Liaise with landlords, tenants and property management companies to resolve any property-related disputes or issues.
  • Monitor property expenses and budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness in property-related operations.
  • Co-ordinate the tenant installation or refurbishment for owned/leased property.

Contract Administration:

  • Draft, review and manage contracts for services, goods and leases, ensuring they align with organisational policies and legal standards.
  • Co-ordinate with the legal department to ensure all contracts are legally sound and protect the interests of Legal Aid SA.
  • Monitor contract performance, ensuring all service providers comply with contractual terms and conditions.
  • Handle contract renewals, terminations and negotiations.
  • Keep accurate records of all contracts and related documents.

Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements relating to property and contract management.
  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with property management and contracts.
  • Prepare and update risk management reports and compliance documentation.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare regular reports on property and contract management activities, status and expenditures.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all properties and contracts in a central database.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the smooth operation of property and contract-related activities.
  • Provide expert advice on property and contract matters to Management and staff.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • National Senior/Matric certificate.
  • A National Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Law, Business Administration, Real Estate or a related field.
  • Proven experience in property management and/or contract administration.
  • Knowledge of South African property law and regulations.
  • Experience in a legal or public sector environment is advantageous.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and property management software.
  • A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel as needed.
  • Clear criminal record.

BASIC SALARY: Level 7 (R294,321.00) 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 30 April 2024, quoting the reference number NO/FIN/PRO/12/04/2024 in the subject line to Recruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za

Enquiries to Blanche Gouws, Tel: 011 877 2000

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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VER/PAR-LRM/05/04/2024 Vereeniging Local Office – Land Rights Management Unit – Paralegal

REF: VER/PAR-LRM/05/04/2024

PARALEGAL – LAND RIGHTS MANAGEMENT UNIT                                                  

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

VEREENIGING LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Vereeniging and the successful candidate will be required to travel.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Support the office’s legal staff by providing paralegal services to people qualifying for legal aid.
  • Identify and solve matters that are not of a litigious nature.
  • Identify cases of a litigious nature and hand over to legal practitioners.
  • Handle legal administration.
  • Keep the client database up to date.
  • Conduct interviews with people applying for legal assistance.
  • Assist clients with the completion of forms.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • National Senior/Matric certificate and a 1-year paralegal qualification.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Experience in land rights matters.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A valid unendorsed code 8 driver’s licence is an advantage.

BASIC SALARY: Level 6 (R241,485.00) 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 23 April 2024, quoting the reference number VER/PAR-LRM/05/04/2024 in the subject line to GPRecruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Nobantu Moeketsi, Tel: 016 421 3527

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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PMB/HCLP-CIV/05/04/2024 Pietermaritzburg Local Office – High Court Legal Practitioner – Civil

REF: PMB/HCLP-CIV/05/04/2024

HIGH COURT LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT                                   

PIETERMARITZBURG LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 at the Legal Aid SA Pietermaritzburg Local Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Provide legal representation to indigent accused persons at High Court level.
  • Handling of complex civil High Court matters.
  • Training and supervision of Candidate Attorneys.
  • Perform office administration.
  • Represent women, children and landless people in civil matters.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED              

  • Admitted attorney or advocate (the latter must have completed pupillage successfully at an institution recognised by Legal Aid SA).
  • Legal representation at High Court level.
  • Minimum of at least seven (7) years of post-qualification experience of which five (5) years must be post-admission experience.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of High Court experience, or a minimum of six (6) years of Regional Court experience.
  • LLB degree.
  • Proven track record in civil matters at High Court level.
  • Valid driver’s licence will be an advantage.
  • Right of appearance in High Court.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development orientation.

SALARY: LP-7 (R844,572.00) all-inclusive package 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 23 April 2024, quoting the reference number PMB/HCLP-CIV/05/04/2024 in the subject line to KZNRecruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Vuyokazi Ranana, Tel: 033 394 2190

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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CAL-SW/PAR/22/03/2024 Swellendam Satellite Office – Paralegal

REF: CAL-SW/PAR/22/03/2024

PARALEGAL

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

CALEDON LOCAL OFFICE (SWELLENDAM SATELLITE OFFICE)

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 at the Legal Aid SA Swellendam Satellite Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Support the office’s legal staff by providing paralegal services to people qualifying for legal aid.
  • Identify and solve matters that are not of a litigious nature.
  • Identify cases of a litigious nature and hand over to Legal Practitioners.
  • Handle legal administration.
  • Keep the client database up to date.
  • Conduct interviews with people applying for legal assistance.
  • Assist clients with the completion of forms.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES)

  • National Senior/Matric certificate plus one (1) year Paralegal qualification.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A valid unendorsed code 08 driver’s licence is an advantage.

BASIC SALARY: Level 6 (R241,485.00) 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 11 April 2024, quoting the reference number CAL-SW/PAR/22/03/2024 in the subject line to WCNCRecruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Lulama Sam, Tel: 060 531 3058

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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NO/IS/BASM/15/03/2024 National Office – Business Application Software Manager

REF: NO/IS/BASM/15/03/2024

BUSINESS APPLICATION SOFTWARE MANAGER         

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT                                                  

NATIONAL OFFICE: INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 at the Legal Aid SA National Office in Braamfontein. 

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Develop and support Enterprise Business Applications.
  • Collaborate with business units to manage the conversion of high-level requirements into functional specifications and provide direction to application development staff.
  • Ensure that the organisational standard operating procedures are followed to effect change to the current systems and when employing new systems.
  • Develop and manage a controlled change management environment to deliver stakeholder satisfaction through quality applications.
  • Contribute to the development and review of the Information Systems Strategic plan and policies.
  • Keep up with Information Systems trends and evaluate new technologies for business benefits.
  • Manage and supervise the progress of all project activities to ensure that the anticipated outcomes/products are attained within specified time frames.
  • Responsible for service level agreements and performance management of the applications portfolio.
  • Partner with leaders from different sections to ensure that delivered solutions are aligned with the Information Technology Enterprise Architecture Roadmap.
  • Experience in operating in a project-oriented environment with the ability to report the project status to different management levels.
  • Hands-on abilities for troubleshooting and solving software application problems.
  • A knowledge of cloud-based services with a passion for all things tech.
  • Ensuring an effective and reliable business intelligence environment.
  • Establish an e-Learning platform that will be used for employee training programmes.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES)

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • A postgraduate qualification in Computer Science/Information Technology will be an added advantage.
  • Ten (10) years of relevant work experience in Information Systems, of which five (5) years should be at the middle management level.
  • Project management experience is essential.
  • IT generalist experience is essential.
  • In-depth knowledge of business applications and business processes.
  • Ability to benchmark against national leading practice and work with the Executive to develop the organisation’s business application software management practice.
  • Effective working relationship with the Information Systems team.
  • Effective working relationships with the Information Services Executive, other executives and senior managers.
  • Excellent analytical skills, business acumen, the ability to deal with ambiguity, meet demanding deadlines and manage projects.
  • Advanced people skills are necessary.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Service excellence imperative.
  • Multi-level and diverse stakeholders.
  • Complexity in co-ordinating across organisational levels.
  • Networking with relevant stakeholders.
  • Integration across all the business units.

SALARY: Level 13 (R1,162,200.00) all-inclusive package 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 05 April 2024, quoting the reference number NO/IS/BASM/15/03/2024 in the subject line to Recruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Morwesi Tsotetsi, Tel: 011 877 2000

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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CAL/PAR/15/03/2024 Caledon Local Office – Paralegal

REF: CAL/PAR/15/03/2024

PARALEGAL                                                                                                                            

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT    

CALEDON LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 at the Legal Aid SA Caledon Local Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Support the office’s legal staff by providing paralegal services to people qualifying for legal aid.
  • Identify and solve matters that are not of a litigious nature.
  • Identify cases of a litigious nature and hand over to Legal Practitioners.
  • Handle legal administration.
  • Keep the client database up to date.
  • Conduct interviews with people applying for legal assistance.
  • Assist clients with the completion of forms.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES)

  • National Senior/Matric certificate plus one (1) year Paralegal qualification.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A valid unendorsed code 08 driver’s licence is an advantage.

BASIC SALARY: Level 6 (R241,485.00) 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 05 April 2024, quoting the reference number CAL/PAR/15/03/2024 in the subject line to WCNCRecruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Lulama Sam, Tel: 060 531 3058

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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NO/FIN/08/03/2024 National Office – Procurement Officer x2

REF: NO/FIN/08/03/2024

PROCUREMENT OFFICER X2

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

NATIONAL OFFICE (FINANCE DEPARTMENT)

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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.  These positions are based at the Legal Aid SA National Office in Braamfontein.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • To provide support services to ensure the most efficient, effective and economical procurement, while ensuring compliance with Basic Employment Equity (BEE) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) requirements.
  • Procure goods and services as required.
  • Create and generate purchase requisitions/orders/good received notes (GRN).
  • Assist with the tendering process.
  • Ensure that all assets and risks are adequately insured.
  • Manage insurance claims.
  • Assist with travel bookings and managing the travel account.
  • Manage transversal contracts.
  • Arrange for courier services.
  • Responsible for stationery/consumables.
  • Assess the correctness of requests in respect of deviations, variations of contracts and use of consultants.
  • Manage registers for deviations, variations of contracts, condonations, procurement less than R1,000,000.00.
  • All other SCM functions.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • National Senior/Matric certificate.
  • A Degree/Diploma in finance or supply chain management.
  • Two-three (2-3) years of relevant work experience within a procurement/financial environment, preferably public sector.
  • Experience in eLAA, Syspro and Excel is strongly recommended.
  • A sophisticated collaborative style is advantageous, together with good communication skills.

BASIC SALARY: Level 7 (R294,321.00) 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 27 March 2024, quoting the reference number NO/FIN/08/03/2024 in the subject line to Recruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za

Enquiries to Blanche Gouws, Tel: 011 877 2000

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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LMP/PFAM/08/03/2024 Limpopo/Mpumalanga Provincial Office – Provincial Finance and Administration Manager

REF: LMP/PFAM/08/03/2024

PROVINCIAL FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT              

LIMPOPO/MPUMALANGA PROVINCIAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 15 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 at the Legal Aid SA Limpopo/Mpumalanga Provincial Office in Polokwane.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • To lead and manage provincial finance efficiently and effectively.
  • Preparation and maintenance of the annual budgets for the province.
  • Compilation of monthly deviation reports and quarterly Medium-Term Expenditure Projections for the province.
  • Compile monthly statistics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) report for the province.
  • Liaise with the National Office Finance Department on aspects of financial management, reports and other related matters.
  • Training of Admin Managers and employees on various financial policies, procedures and processes within which Legal Aid SA operates.
  • Review budget versus actual expenditure to monitor that budget obligations are being met.
  • Provide support to the Local Offices within the province.
  • Ensure availability of funds and compliance with prescribed policies and procedures.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • A three (3) year recognised tertiary qualification in Finance and Accounting (e.g., BCom, with Accounting as a major).
  • More than five (5) years of relevant work experience in Finance with a minimum of three (3) years experience in a management role within a complex organisation.
  • Experience that would assist the incumbent in driving a service excellence mindset and building relationships within the organisation as a whole.
  • A sophisticated collaborative style is advantageous.
  • Project management experience is necessary but not essential.

SALARY: Level 12 (R958,824.00) all-inclusive package 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 27 March 2024, quoting the reference number LMP/PFAM/08/03/2024 in the subject line to LMPRecruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Prescilla Nwandule, Tel: 015 296 0117

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.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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