Office of the Chief Justice: Chief Registrar

Office of the Chief Justice

The Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the
objectives of section 195(1)(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996, the Employment Equity
imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55) of 1998) and the relevant Human
Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Women and People with
Disabilities are encouraged to apply
CLOSING DATE : 18 September 2020

NOTE : Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and
verification processes. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the
Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days &
Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a
requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful
completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by
the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG
under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be
obtained by following the below link: The successful candidate will be required to
provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management
Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore,
candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise
that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the
interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend
candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in
compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency
based assessments. Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable
from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form should be
accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all
qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed;
certification should not be more than three months old). Failure to submit all
the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your
application form. Candidates wishing to apply for an Internship outside their
area of residence must be willing to find their own accommodation and
transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend Correspondence
will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted
within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful. Applications received after the closing date, as
well as applications received via fax or email, will NOT be considered or
SALARY : R473 820 per annum. (MR-6) (Salary will be in accordance with the Occupation
Specific Dispensation Determination). Applicant must attach a service
certificate/s for determination of their experience. The successful candidate will
be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Gauteng Division: Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or equivalent qualification. At least 8 years’ appropriate post
qualification legal experience. A valid driver’s licence. Leadership and
Managerial experience. Computer literacy. Skills and competencies:
Communication (Verbal and Non-verbal). Numerical Skills. Technical
Expertise. Attention to detail. Planning. Organizing and Control. Problem
solving and decision making skills. Customer service. Interpersonal skills.
Conflict management. Work ethic and motivation. Self-management.
Professionalism appearance and conduct.
DUTIES : Mentor and advice on the tracking and management of the progression of all
cases filed in Court. Management of time and events necessary to move cases
from initiation through to disposition. Reporting to the Judge President. Make
input on amendments of Court rules. Practice Directives to improve efficiency
at the High Court. Implement directives issued by the Judge President. Manage
implementation of the Departmental Strategic Objectives relating to the
processing of Cases within the Case Flow Management Framework at the High
Court. Reporting, compile training manuals and provide training to Registrars.
Support staff, Stakeholder Management, Human Resources Management,
Court and Case-Flow Management/Quasi-Judicial Functions. Manage Service
Level Agreement Framework. Managing Strategic Court Efficiency Projects
and Best Practices, Information and Case/Court Documentation Management
System. Safeguard case records in accordance with prescripts. Achieve
excellence in delivering the planned Customer Service outcomes (i.e. Service
levels and Standards) for the Department and monitoring the unit’s Service
Delivery in order to achieve the service delivery targets. Ensure the highest
level of Customer Care and Customer satisfaction. Manage PMDS of staff.
ENQUIRIES : Ms T Mbalekwa Tel No: (011) 355 0404

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