Apr 30, 2021

Deputy Director: Gender and the Law

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

Job Description

Post 15/28 :  Ref No: 21/117/DG
Salary : R733 257 – R863 748 (All inclusive remuneration package). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB, B.Proc or equivalent qualification at (NQF level 6); 3 years’ experience in a management position in gender research and related matters; Skills and Competencies: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Office); Analytical skills; Problem solving skills; Planning and Organizing skills; Project management; People management; Honesty and integrity; Interpersonal relationship skills.

Key Performance Areas: Develop gender policy guidelines, strategies and
action plans; Facilitate a working relationship between the Department and Civil Society including NGO’s and CBO’s within the area of Gender and Justice; Research for monitoring and evaluation purposes and information policy and legislative development; Review, improve, monitor and evaluate policy and legislation which affects women and children to ensure that it complies with the provision of our Constitution; Provide effective people management.

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

Department of Justice & Constitutional Development

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 assessment.

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.

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.

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.


R733 257 per annum

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