CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2023, (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies
will not be considered).
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any
Public Service Department office i.e effective 01 January 2021 or on the DPSA web
site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/. Should an application be
received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will be disqualified,
which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be
accompanied by a detailed CV only (with full particulars of the applicants’ training,
qualifications, competencies, knowledge &
experience). Only shortlisted
candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other
related documents on or before the day of
the interview which should not be older
than six months. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in
applications being disqualified. Applicants
applying for more than one post must
submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in
respect of each post being applied for. If
an applicant wishes to withdraw an
application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an
applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the
application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and
not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed
copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be
subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship &
financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be
subjected to security clearance processes.
Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months
after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the
large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated
in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the
period of twelve (12) months in terms of the prescribed rules.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: LEGAL INSTRUMENT REF NO: DIA/37/32/23/02
SALARY : R424 104 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Defence International Affairs Division, Armscor Building, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 (NQF L4) or equivalent with a recognised National Diploma (NQF Level
6) in Political Science, International Law, International Politics, Economics or Law.
A minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ experience in International Relations or
relevant experience. A valid driver’s licence. Be willing to travel and working
irregular hours may be required, ability to work on your own initiative and as part of
a team. Special Requirements (skills needed): Basic knowledge of Government
Policies, Departmental policies. Wider Intra- Departmental Activities in
Government. Knowledge of International Politics and Public Finance Legislations
and Financial Management. International Politics, Good analytical skills. Computer
literacy. Excellent writing ability. Good reasoning and problem solving ability.
Communication skills (verbally and written).Good inter-personal proficiency. Good
presentation skills and good networking skills. The ability to work under pressure.
DUTIES : Assist with the analysing of International legal instruments, including treaties,
Agreements Pacts, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU’s), protocols, Status of
Forces Agreement (SOFA’s), Status of Mission Agreements (SOMA’s), Troop
Contributing Country (TCC) Agreements, Letter of Assist (LOA’s) and Technical
Arrangements/ Implementation Arrangement with the scrutinizing of all
International Agreement documentation to ensure adherence to international legal
prescripts. Provide specialist advice on international legislation. Assist with the
analysis and research of foreign relations policy and perform analytical support and
the management of international
agreement. Execution and development of
department of Defence’s international agreement; the servicing of all DOD
international agreements. Co-ordinate the legal and administrative processing of
concluding International Agreement and obtaining presidential approval. Facilitate
the tabling of International Agreement in parliament for ratification. Monitor the
progress on implementation of
International Agreement and compile status report.
Assist with the execution of general management practices and principles within
the directorate to ensure effective and efficient utilisation of allocated resources.
ENQUIRIES : Mr M. Tsanwani Tel No: (012) 355 5214
APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence Defence International Affairs Division, Private Bag X910,
Pretoria, 0001 or may be hand-delivered at Armscor Building C/O Nossob and
Delmas Ave, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr T.E. Bogopane or Mr K. Davhana