MINERAL LAWS ADMINISTRATION OFFICER in Head Office, Pretoria, 28 April 2017



*Position Title:


*Ref No:



Head Office, Pretoria

*Position Type: 



R211 194 per year, Level 07

*Job Description:

  • Provide helpdesk assistance, process and evaluate applications for prospecting and mining rights, mining permits and other rights in terms of the MPRDA.
  • Compile submissions for the Minister/ DG / DDG for the granting or refusal of rights.
  • Render advice and assistance to clients and provide information.
  • Conduct site inspections and attend to illegal mining operations, attend meetings and workshops to deliver presentations to stakeholders on mining and related matters.
  • Compile and prepare permits for granting by the Regional Manager and prepare and compile contracts for execution.


  • A three year tertiary qualification in Law Degree is a prerequisite coupled with relevant experience.
  • A valid code 8 driver’s licence

PLUS the following competencies:

  • Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act 28 of 2002) and repealed Minerals Act, (Act 50 of 1991)
  • Public Finance Management Act (Act 1 of 1999) Mineral and Petroleum Titles Registration (Act 24 of 1994)
  • Other previous and current statues relevant to mining


  • Ability to interpret the mineral and mining agreements.
  • Legislation and policies and render necessary advise.
  • Ability to draft and compile submissions to the Minister/DG/ DDG and other Departmental officials.
  • Ability to mediate in and resolve conflict situations.
  • Computer literacy.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Diplomacy and professional conduct

Creativity: Dynamic individual and team player

Other: Loyalty, honesty and intergrity.

*How to Apply:

The Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59, Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Mentjies and Francis Baard Street, former Schoeman, Sunnyside

*Contact Information:

Mr Mmboneni Kevin Mutheiwana

☎ Tel: (012) 444 3097

*Closing Date:

28 April 2017

*Additional Information:

Coloureds and Indians are encouraged to apply.

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