Assistant Director: Statutory Services

Ref No Hr4/4/1/182


Salary: R424 104 per annum

CENTRE: Provincial: Office: East London                            

Requirements: LLB degree / Four (4) year legal qualification. Two (2) years' functional experience in legal environment. Admission as an Attorney/Advocate. A Valid Drivers Licence. Knowledge: Public Service transformation and management issues, Public Service Act, Ability to convert policy into action, Treasury Regulations, Public Service Regulations and relevant prescripts, Departmental policies and procedures, Accounting systems and Internal Control, Corporate governance, Enforcement Manual, Batho Pele principles.  Skills: Verbal and written communication, Verbal and written communication, Good interpersonal relations, Problem solving, Computer literacy, Facilitating, Presentation, Conflict management, Research, Litigation.

Duties: Implement statutory processes with respect to all Labour Legislation and Inspection and Enforcement Services Policies. Implement advocacy Programmes on compliance and enforcement. Develop and implement a Labour Centre Monitoring program for enforcement files. Oversee administration for statutory services in the province. Monitor the resources within the Unit.

Enquiries: Ms P Mbongwana Tel: (043) 701 3256

Applications Applications: Chief Director: Provincial Operations, Private Bag X 9005 East London, 5201, Hand deliver at No.3 Hill Street East London

For Attention: Sub-directorate: Human Resources Operations, Provincial Office, East London




CLOSING DATE: 19 June 2023 at 16:00

NOTE/ Instruction: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment form must be fully completed, initialled and signed by the applicant. Failure to fully complete, initial and sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. All fields of Section A, B, C and D of the Z83 must be completed in full. Section E, F, G (Due to the limited space on the Z83 it is acceptable for applicants to indicate refer to CV or see attached. A recently updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience) is required. The questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from Human Resources and such qualification(s) and other related document(s) will be in line with the requirements of the advert. Foreign qualification must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) (only when shortlisted). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned instruction/ requirements, as well as applications received late will not be considered.  The Department does not accept applications via email or fax. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.  A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. 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: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will be expected to sign an Internship performance agreement. The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision. It is the Department's intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s)