SALARY R 1 073 187 per annum (All inclusive package)
CENTRE Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS LLB Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Law (NQF 7) or relevant legislation drafting
equivalent qualification. 5 years’ middle management/Senior Managerial level
experience that must include legislative drafting. Completion of pre-entry certificate
for Senior Management Service (SMS) is mandatory requirement. Extensive
knowledge and experience in legislative drafting, a sound knowledge of and
interpretation of constitutional law. Understanding of legislation research and
development methodologies, analysis methods, research methodologies,
monitoring and evaluation methods and Legislation formulation. Knowledge of
good governance and Batho Pele Principles. Understanding of government
systems and structures. Strategic capability and leadership, programme and
project management, people management and empowerment. Financial
management, change management and computer literacy. Problem solving and
decision making skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Legislation
development and Legislation research skills. A valid Drivers license.
DUTIES Identify and develop primary and subordinate legislation relating to the mandate of
the Minister of Police in accordance with approved policy directives. Perform
continuous environmental scanning in order to identify shortcomings in and
possible improvement of legislation pertaining to policing functions and operations.
Conduct legal research, including international legal research to conduct
comparative analysis of legislation. Develop and prepare draft Bills and
Regulations. Actively participate in all legislative processes leading up to the
submission of legislation in Parliament. Review and amend existing primary and
subordinate legislation. Engage with internal and external research units to source
policing assessment/oversight reports for analysis, engage with provincial
secretariats and other relevant institutions to identify gaps in the policing legal
framework. Review of Bills and Regulations processes leading to the tabling of
thereof, advising the minister in respect of legislative proposals., prepare and make
presentations on departmental legislation to parliamentary committees and other
government fora. Development of legal instruments for the Secretariat and
ensuring that the relevant legal instruments are complied with. Conduct analysis
and research in preparing legal and constitutional advice for submission to the
Secretary of Police. Consider policy implications that impact on policing legislation
and make recommendations. Draft legal documents on policing that provide a clear
motivation or justification on improvements for policing legislation. Provide support
on Minister’s statutory and constitutional responsibilities. Prepare documents for
the Minister to ensure his statutory and constitutional responsibilities are executed.
Conduct regular risk situation analysis Identify risk associated with legislation,
monitor and evaluate legislation risks, develop mitigating strategies and execute
risk strategy to mitigate risks.
ENQUIRIES Mr BK Shiphamele Tel: 061 080 7598
APPLICATIONS Applications can also be emailed to

The Civilian Secretariat for Police Service is an equal opportunity, and gender sensitive employer and it is the intention
to promote representivity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Secretariat for Police Service is
committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity employment.
Note: Applications must be submitted on the new prescribed application form Z.83 of the Public Service Act, obtainable
from any Public Service Department or any Public Service and Administration website or Recruitment Office within the
Secretariat for Police Service. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant
documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interviews following communication from HR. Failure
to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered.
Applications must be mailed timeously to Private Bag X922 Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered or couriered to 258 Lilian
Ngoyi Street, Pretorius Street, Fedsure Building 2nd floor, Pretoria at the Reception Desk. No late applications will be
accepted. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate being disqualified. Correspondence will be
limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Please note that all applicants for Senior
Management positions are required to complete the SMS Pre- Entry Programme administered by the National School
of Government (NSG) and attach certificate or proof of completion. The Course is available at NSG under the name
Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link
Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the
job. Following the interview process, recommended candidate (s) to attend to generic SMS competency assessment
as mandated by DPSA. The logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Short-listed candidates will be
subjected to a security clearance. The Civilian Secretariat for Police Service has the right not to fill the post. Preference
will be given to youth, people with disability and women in accordance with our employment equity plan. The successful
candidate will be based in Pretoria and will frequently travel to Cape Town when Parliament is in session

Z83 Applications Form

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