South African Medical Research Health Legal Advisor Jobs

South African Medical Research Health Legal Advisor Jobs

  • The South African Medical Research Council is looking for an individual to render professional functions and duties in a vibrant environment.

  • The successful candidate must be willing to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and must be customer and service delivery orientated.

  • The position is available immediately.

  • The successful candidate should be willing to travel if required to do so.

    Core Required

  • LLB-Degree

  • Admission as an Advocate or Attorney;

  • A minimum of 5 years' appropriate practical post qualification experience is required. (post obtaining the LLB and experience relevant to the KPA’s below

    Note: Proof of your admittance certificate as an Advocate or Attorney must be attached with your application.

  • A certificate of Good Standing is required.


  • Proven experience of a role in a legal advisory capacity

  • An interest in public law and the application of Public Finance Management Act.

    Key Performance Areas:

  • Attending consultations with SAMRC officials and providing advice and guidance on both procedural and substantive legal issues

  • Negotiating, Drafting and Vetting commercial agreements in a manner that complies with the SAMRC compliance environment. Excellent drafting skills and the ability to work independently to meet specific deadlines
    is required.

  • Research for the purposes of preparing opinions. Independent evaluation skills and knowledge of legal resources and databases and computer literacy is required.

  • Litigation management. An understanding of litigious processes and the applicable timelines in relation thereto is required.

  • Good working knowledge of legislation and case law relating to administrative law, procurement law, the law of contract and delict, labour law, interpretation of statutes and other areas of the law applicable to the public sector; Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Innovative problem-solving, analytic thinking and presentation skills is required.


    Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. If you have submitted your Curriculum Vitae for a similarly advertised position within the last 12 months you are not required to resubmit. Preference will be given to candidates that meet the current SAMRC Employment Equity targets.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the SAMRC and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; South African Medical Research Health Legal Advisor Jobs

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