Commission for Gender Equality Legal Officers Jobs in South Africa

Commission for Gender Equality Legal Officers Jobs in South Africa

  • The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is an Independent and statutory body established in terms of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996). The CGE is committed to a society free from gender oppression and all forms of inequality. Applic ations are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions: Legal Officers


  • B. Proc or LLB degree, admitted as an Attorney of the High Court, three years post admission experience, knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,

  • Experience in Human Rights law litigation, extensive knowledge of the operations of Equality Courts.

    Competencies Required:

  • Knowledge and experience in constitutional litigation and court process. Knowledge and experience in mediation and conciliation processes.

  • Legal Research experience, analytical skills & sound knowledge of gender related issues and mandate of CGE.

  • Excellent writing, verbal, communication, and computer skills. Ability to work independently in complaints processing.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills. Knowledge of at least one African language.


  • Handling complaints lodged by the public or members of the communities to the CGE, referring matters to the Equality Court, monitoring the operation, and functioning of the Equality Courts in the Province, conducting investigations on complaints lodged with the CGE, conducting
    mediation for the purposes of resolving dispute between the parties.

  • Drafting input to existing and proposed legislation from a gender perspective on behalf of the CGE, preparing monthly and quarterly reports, forging a good working relationship with internal and external stakeholders in the implementation of action plans, reporting challenges regarding complaints handling to the HOD Legal Department, and to perform any other duties as may be requested from time to time by the HOD Legal Department.

  • Liaise with the courts personnel in the matters referred by the CGE. Identify issues on systematic complaints in consultation with Head of Department for purposes of monitoring and litigation.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Commission for Gender Equality Legal Officers Jobs in South Africa

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