POST 28/03 : REGISTRAR OF DEEDS REF NO: 3/2/1/2021/029

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Office of the Registrar of Deeds

SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum (Level 14), (All-inclusive package). The package includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services (SMS).

CENTRE : King Williams Town 

REQUIREMENTS : Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). B Proc (NQF L7) / LLB (NQF L7) / B Uris (NQF L7)/ Advance Diploma: Estate Planning and Administration (NQF 7) with Diploma in Deeds Registration Law. 5 years’ experience as Deputy Registrar of Deeds or Senior Management level in property conveyance. Job Related Knowledge: Registration of deeds. Interpretation of Statutes. Examination of Deeds. Research and information analysis. Human Resources prescripts.

 Project Management Principles and Tools. Court procedures. Supply chain management prescript and financial management. Job Related Skills: Computer Skills. Communication Skills. Organising Skills. Problem Solving Skills. Interpersonal Skills. Report Writing Skills. Presentation skills. Policy Analyses and Development. Good Judgement and Assertive Skills. Time management. Analytical skills. Financial Management Skills. Project Management. Management of Resources. Negotiation. Influencing skills. Appropriate Courses in Management Practices. Drivers License.

DUTIES : Manage registration of Deeds in accordance with relevant legislation. Manage examination and register deeds in compliance with Deeds Registries Act of 1973 and Sectional Title Act of 1986 as well common, statutory and case law and recognized practices and procedures and Chief Registrar of Deeds directives. Ensure Deeds are made available from lodgement for execution. 

Expedite examination of deeds for rural development, land reform and RDP housing in compliance with Deeds Registries Act of 1937 and Sectional Title Act of 1986 as well common, statutory and case law and recognized practices and procedures. 

Draft the Registrars circular and notice. Comment of Chief Registrars circulars. Comment on bills and draft directives regarding land registration and related matters. Manage the Deeds Trading Account, Human Resource and Supply Chain Management. Ensure that creditors are paid within prescribed timeframe. Manage collection of revenue. Manage the recruitment and selection. 

Manage the performance management system of the office. Draft and implement management action plan on audit findings. Manage Supply Chain Processes. Monitor usage of ICT systems. Manage labour relations matters. Manage registration, capturing, archiving and delivery of deeds. Update the land register. Archive deeds and documents. Deliver registered deeds and documents. 

Manage provision of registration of information to clients. Provide deeds related information and copies to clients. Provide deeds related information and copies to account holder clients. Approve reports to court and advise the high court, law society and other local institutions accordingly. Adjudicate on the registration cases where no precedence exist and advice clients where difficulties are experienced with the drafting and registration of deeds. Increase the office visibility through outreach programms. 

ENQUIRIES : Ms NN Mncwango Tel No: (012) 338 7362 or Mr VM Makhubela Tel No: (012) 338 7211 

APPLICATIONS : Please ensure that you email your application to: before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. 

NOTE : Applications and supporting documents sent to email addresses that are not specified in the advertisement for the post that you are applying for will not be accepted. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified.


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