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SACNASP Pretoria requires the services of Legal Assistant/PARALEGAL

Job Summary:
This new position at SACNASP offers the opportunity for a legal assistant/paralegal to provide assistance to the SACNASP Council in accordance with the Natural Scientific Professions Act of 2003.

Reports to: Operations Manager

Key Responsibilities:
• Vet complaints against practising natural scientists, and ensure that complaints are submitted in a duly signed and commissioned affidavit and supporting documents are attached
• Research evidences of the disciplinary case and/or complaints as well as identifying the appropriate laws, decisions, and legal articles relevant to the case and/or complaint
• Analyse information, prepare written reports and/or memos that the Council/Committee (PCC) may use to determine how the case and/or complaint should be handled
• Act as liaison between SACNASP and its external legal counsel
• Manage new policy development and revision of existing policies, and proclamation of approved policies
• Prepare and process legal documents including legal opinions and act as lead on all legal related issues affecting SACNASP

Minimum Qualification and experience:
• Paralegal diploma or law degree like BA(Law) or BCom (Law), LLB or equivalent
• Proven 3 years experience as a paralegal, or experience in a law firm or legal environment
• Knowledge of constitution, legal terminology, regulations and court system
• Drivers license


Required Competencies:
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Analytical Skills
• Confidentiality

Salary Full Time: R240 000- R400 000 inclusive of benefits
Commencement : 1 January, 2018


To apply, forward your C.V. and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
no later than 10 November, 2017

This position will comply with Employment Equity principles.
SACNASP reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The process of reconstituting the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions has been completed. View the new Council.
If you are final year Natural Science student, you can enroll at SACNASP. View more information.