Mar 22, 2021

Assistant Master

  • Department of Justice & Constitutional Development
  • Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

SALARY : R257 073 – R912 504 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : Master Of The High Court: Pietermaritzburg Ref No: 21/37/MAS
Master of the High Court: Grahamstown Ref No: 21/38/MAS
Master of the High Court: Johannesburg Ref No: 21/39/MAS
Master of the High Court: Thohoyandou Ref No: 21/61/MAS

LLB Degree or four years recognized legal qualification; 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the Administration of Estates Act, Compliance Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency Act, Companies Act, Close Corporations Act, Trust Property Control Act and other relevant legislation;
Experience in the functional field and services provided by Masters of the High Court.

Skills and Competencies: Estate duties; Case flow management; Trust;
Administration of estates; Legal research and drafting; Planning and
organizing; Dispute resolution; Time management; Communication skills;
Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized

Key Performance Areas: Manage the administration of Deceased Estates,
Insolvent Estates, Trust and Curatorship; Provide strategic direction to the office; Monitor the implementation of departmental policy, procedures and legislations; Manage the operations regarding the Guardian’s Funds and resources in the office.

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Email

NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Separate applications must
be made quoting the relevant reference.

The DOJ&CD 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 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post.

The email must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font,
copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required

qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary.

Attachments must be in a PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes.

Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department.

Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date.

A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications.

Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency

A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.

Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance.

Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police
Clearance certificate from country of origin.

Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.

ERRATTUM: Kindly note that the post of Deputy Director: Contract
Management Ref No: 21/18/CFO advertised in public service vacancy circular 09 dated 12 February 2021, the post 05/32 of Deputy Director: Contract Management has been withdrawn and applicants who applied will be considered on the post 06/17 published in the same publication .

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to Email

NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply


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