EASTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE
THE CLOSING DATE WILL BE 06 MARCH 2020 @12H00.
Ref No: 05 / 2019
POSITION: SECRETARY TO THE LEGISLATURE
DIVISION: Office of the Secretary to the Legislature
REPORTS TO: Honourable Speaker of the Legislature
SALARY NOTCH: R1 486 887 per annum
SALARY SCALE: R1 486 887 per annum
TOTAL PACKAGE: R2 367 068 per annum - inclusive of employer's Medical Aid contribution to a maximum of R31 200 pa, housing allowance to a maximum of R51 600 pa, a car allowance of R346 359 p.a, 13th cheque and 22% of Employer's contribution to Provident Fund.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • A Postgraduate Degree (NQF 8) in Public Management/ Administration/ Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications in related field. • A Master's Degree (NQF 9) in Public Management/Administration/ Social Sciences or equivalent qualification in related field will be an added advantage. • Ten (10) years' experience in a Legislative / Public/ Private environment • Seven (7) years at Executive Management level.
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: • Language proficiency in isiXhosa and English. • Knowledge of Microsoft Programmes (Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, Internet & Email. • Knowledge, understanding & interpretation of the Standing Rules of Procedures • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills at a high level. • In-depth knowledge of Acts, regulations, policies and strategies related to the job. • Ability to lead change management initiatives and strategic organisational objectives • Ability to utilise resources effectively and economically to achieve the key deliverables. • Ability to communicate across all sectors and high level interpersonal skills. • Excellent management and leadership skills. • Knowledge and understanding of legal prescripts • Ability to work in a political environment and under pressure. • Ability to analyse critically and adapt to changing environment.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: • Provide leadership to the development of the institutional strategic plan, annual performance plan and operational plans. • Ensure the development, monitoring and evaluation with regular reporting In-Year monitoring, monthly, quarterly, half year and annual reporting. • Maintenance of an effective and efficient administration through administrative leadership and liaison with the institutional stakeholders inclusive of Presiding Officers, Members of the Provincial Legislature and Organised Labour. • Management of support services in terms of Parliament's Constitutional functions. • Ensure good governance of the quality assurance structures which are Internal Audit, Auditor General, Audit Committee, and Legislature Oversight Committee. • Provide leadership in terms of the allocation of resources. • Develop and maintain sound labour relations in the institution with social partners to create sustainable partnerships. • Provide leadership and ensure good stakeholder relationships.
Ref. No: 06 / 2019
POSITION: LEGAL ADVISOR
DIVISION: Legal and Procedural Services
REPORTS TO: General Manager: Legal and Procedural Services
SALARY NOTCH: R870 160 per annum
SALARY SCALE: R870 160 - R1 051 650
TOTAL PACKAGE: R 1 442 181 inclusive of employer's Medical Aid contribution to a maximum of R31 200 p.a., housing allowance to a maximum of R51 600 p.a., 13th cheque and 22% of Employer's contribution to the Provident Fund, car Allowance a maximum of R225 272.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • A Bachelor's degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Law / Legal / LLB or equivalent qualification in a related field. • A Postgraduate degree (NQF 8) in Law / Legal / LLB or equivalent qualification in a related field will be an added advantage. • Five (05) years' experience in legal advisory services /state legal advisory services. • Three (03) years at middle management level.
GENERIC COMPETENCIES: • Financial Management • People management and empowerment • Honesty and Integrity • Change management • Strategic Capability and Leadership • Reporting
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: • Language proficiency in at least two of the four dominant in the Eastern Cape (IsiXhosa, English, Sotho and Afrikaans) • Knowledge of Microsoft programmes (Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, Internet & Email) • Knowledge, Understanding & Interpretation of the Standing Rules of Procedures • Knowledge and understanding of legal prescripts • Verbal/Written communication skills
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: • Rendering professional advisory and support services to Committees. • Rendering professional legal advisory and support services to law making. • Rendering professional legal services to the institution. • Litigation management. • Policy co-ordination. • Adherence to all legislature policies and procedures in daily work.
DIRECTION TO CANDIDATES: • Applications must be submitted on a properly completed and signed Z83 form accompanied by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, recently certified copies of qualifications and RSA Identity Document. The documents should have been certified not longer than three months ago. • Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. • Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified. • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted applicants only and if no response is received within 3 months after the closing date, please assume that the application has been unsuccessful. • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documents for verification purposes and will also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test as well as interviews on the date and time as determined by the institution. • All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to Security Clearance. • In the event of any negative outcomes during competency assessment, security clearance, evaluation of documents and other vetting checks, the employer reserves the right to cancel any contractual obligations entered into with the any candidate. • It is the applicant's responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) applicants should attach a certificate of evaluation of their qualifications from SAQA. • Candidates who require additional information may contact: Ms. TN Mpako-Somandi at 040-608 0224.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered and applicants are therefore advised to ensure that their applications reach the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature on or before the closing date.
All applications must be marked for the attention of Mr BH Gama and forwarded to:
The Secretary to the Legislature P/Bag X0051, BHISHO, 5605, Alternatively, Applications may be hand delivered at: The Office of the Senior Manager: Human Resources, Office No 4218, Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, Independence Avenue, BHISHO
THE CLOSING DATE WILL BE 06 MARCH 2020 @12H00.