City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER ● LEGAL COMPLIANCE

LEGAL ADVISOR/SENIOR/PRINCIPAL

BASIC SALARY: R417 967 PER ANNUM; TCOE: SALARY COMMENCING FROM R840 607 PER ANNUM AND TCOE: SALARY COMMENCING FROM R1 026 140 PER ANNUM REF NO: CM 05/21

Please note: Applicants should indicate which position they are applying for.

Principal Legal Advisor

Requirements:

  • A relevant Law degree with admission as an Attorney or Advocate (passed bar exam)
  • Minimum five (5) years’ proven post-admission experience in a senior position and legal environment
  • Proven drafting experience
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Understanding of legislation and case law relating to Constitutional and Administrative Law, Interpretation of Statutes and other areas of the South African law applicable to the public sector
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Council’s functions and systems and corporate governance principles
  • The incumbent may be expected to work overtime and under pressure and must be available in cases of emergencies
  • Managing staff of subcomponent and related administration processes
  • Directing and managing quality of work delivered by staff
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft office)
  • Valid Code EB driver’s licence.

Senior Legal Advisor

Requirements:

  • LLB
  • Admitted attorney or advocate [passed bar exam]
  • At least two (2) years’ minimum post-admission experience in a senior position and relevant legal environment
  • Understanding of local government legislation, policies and procedures
  • Valid Code EB driver’s licence
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • Ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks, with minimum supervision
  • Ability to diligently work on high volumes of work under considerable pressure
  • Ability to manage and advise various stakeholders within the environment of local government.

 

Legal Advisor

Requirements:

  • LLB
  • Admitted attorney or advocate [passed bar exam]
  • At least two (2) years’ minimum post-admission experience in a relevant legal environment
  • Understanding of local government legislation, policies and procedures
  • Valid code EB driver’s licence
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • Ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks, with minimum supervision
  • Ability to diligently work on high volumes of work under considerable pressure
  • Ability to manage and advise various stakeholders within the environment of local government.

CLOSING DATE: 9 April 2021

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants), unless otherwise stated.