The Office of the Chief Justice is seeking a dedicated and skilled IT Collaboration Platforms Administrator to join the National Office in Midrand. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced professional to contribute to the efficient management and optimization of our collaboration platforms.

If you have a passion for technology and a commitment to excellence, we encourage you to apply and become part of our dynamic team.

About the IT Collaboration Platforms Administrator Position

  • Position: IT Collaboration Platforms Administrator
  • Reference Number: 2024/58/OCJ
  • Salary: R376,413 – R443,403 per annum (Level 08)
  • Location: National Office, Midrand


  • Education: Grade 12 and a three (3) year National Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, or an equivalent qualification at NQF level 6 with 360 credits as recognized by SAQA.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the collaboration platform environment.

Skills and Competencies

    • Knowledge in messaging and collaboration technologies.
    • Industry certification in relevant technologies or equivalent industry experience.
    • Understanding and commitment to the Department’s ICT policies.
    • Ability to develop and maintain technical capability across diverse and dynamic hardware, software, and technologies.
    • Strong project management, technical skills, communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and analytical thinking.
    • Proficiency in planning and organizing, computer skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively to ensure delivery of ICT infrastructure.
    • Self-motivation, effective communication, resilience, courage, accountability, integrity, and flexibility.
    • Meticulous attention to detail.


  • Design, configure, and maintain collaboration platform servers.
  • Troubleshoot issues and monitor collaboration system performance.
  • Provide technical support and develop SharePoint sites, libraries, lists, and workflows to meet business needs.
  • Create and configure web parts, forms, and templates to enhance user experience.
  • Implement and maintain SharePoint security policies, permissions, and access controls.
  • Conduct system test plans to ensure quality, performance, and integrity of collaborative platforms.
  • Manage SharePoint sites, accounts, and site configurations.
  • Deploy custom features, monitor bandwidth, manage space, and maintain backups.
  • Oversee Microsoft’s SharePoint and web-based document collaboration platforms.
  • Provide technical advice and third-level escalation support for technology problems.
  • Implement solutions for collaboration platform issues and perform root cause analysis.
  • Manage the Security Validation Program, configure and maintain compliance scans, and address audit queries.
  • Create and enhance processes for unstructured data and support related projects.
  • Maintain SharePoint site directory and site owners list.
  • Archive and remove inactive SharePoint site collections.
  • Administer SharePoint site collection training programs and user access.
  • Provide training and support for site owners on compliance processes and permissions management.
  • Update and maintain the SharePoint Governance site and respond to end-user support requests.
  • Develop and maintain technical and support documentation.
  • Stay current with rules and regulations regarding collaborative environments and data sharing.

Application Process:

  • Enquiries: Technical – Mr. D Reid (010) 493 8755 | HR – Mr. A Khadambi (010) 493 2500
  • Application form: Download Z83 Form
  • Applications Closing Date: 10 June 2024
  • Application Submission:
    • Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
      • Mail: The Director: Human Resources, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X10, Marshalltown, 2107.
      • Hand Deliver: Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 188, 14th Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685.

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Joining the Office of the Chief Justice as an IT Collaboration Platforms Administrator is a unique opportunity to enhance your career in a prestigious institution. This role offers a competitive salary, professional development, and the chance to make a meaningful impact on our IT infrastructure.

If you are a passionate and skilled IT professional ready to take your career to the next level, apply now! Ensure your application includes all required documentation and is submitted before the closing date. This is your chance to join a dynamic team at the Office of the Chief Justice and contribute to the future of our ICT infrastructure. Apply today and take the first step toward an exciting new career opportunity!